Kirkdale St Lawrence C of E Primary School

Through the teachings of God we Love Others, Value Everyone

0151 922 2775

Fonthill Road, Liverpool, Mereyside L4 1QD

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Year 6 Class Page

What to expect this term.

This term in Year 6, we will be looking at lots of new content in our lessons - we hope you are ready for the challenge!

During our English lessons, we will cover the following genres of text - time slips (if you haven't seen The Amazing Mr Blunden you might want to give it a watch),  journalistic writing, balanced arguments and letter writing  along with specific lessons for spelling, grammar, punctuation and reading. 

In maths we will be focusing on decimals, percentages, are and perimeter, ratio and proportion and algebra  – our best piece of advice is learn your times tables, you will need them all the way through this term.

In addition to what we are learning in English and maths we will also be working on increasing your pace and stamina so that you can get more work done in a given amount of time.

Our afternoon lessons will be focussed on the Amazon in geography, history of the Maya civilisation, and collage in art with a focus on Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes. In science we will be looking at light and shadow. As well as collective worship and Monday afternoons with Rev. Gill, we will be looking at journeys, how Christians celebrate the Eucharist. We will also be keeping busy with French lessons, DT, PE, PSHE and computing.

Later in the term we will begin to invite some of you to stay behind for a short while after school to help to prepare for national tests in the Summer term.

Online Learning


Google Classroom

Reading Planet

Purple Mash

Active Learn

Times Table Rockstar

Developing Experts


First News Weekly Newspaper

Read our weekly newspaper, click on the link below

Newspaper week beginning 22nd February

Newspaper comprehension activity for this week

Upper Key Stage 2 activity

Key Information

PE   -   Thursday - Your child needs to come into school wearing their full school PE kit (no branded or team clothing) including trainers. 



Reading should be completed each night, a book will be allocated once a week on ActiveLearn. Please contact school if your child does not have access to the learning platform and a book will be provided.  the learning platform can be accessed on a PC, laptop, tablet or smart phone.


These are taught to the children in their spelling lesson on Tuesday, a copy of the spellings will be on Twitter and on this class page. Spelling tests will take place on the following Monday, children are encouraged to use their spellings in sentences not just to learn them by rote.


Maths and English homework will be set each Monday on our learning platform (ActiveLearn). Online activities can be completed and any sheets should be completed on paper and tweet your child's work tagging @mrs_pollitt in your tweet.

Please encourage your child to complete home learning as this supports work covered in class.

Useful Websites

The following website has interesting videos, games and quizzes for all areas of the curriculum - 


Parents and carers, please note that all websites have been checked and deemed appropriate for use by pupils at the time of publishing. However, please be aware that some websites may change their content from time to time.