Kirkdale St Lawrence C of E Primary School

Learning today, Leading tomorrow

01519 222775

Fonthill Road, Liverpool, Mereyside L4 1QD

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Welcome to Year 6

Year 6 is an important year - your final chance to shine in primary school; there will be lots of hard work but lots of fun along the way. You have already been split into English and maths groups, this will help you focus and achieve your very best as well as building your independence ready for secondary school. 

Some of the areas we will be looking at this term are:

  • Liverpool's link to Slave Trade including Black Lives Matter 
  • South America - focus on the Amazon
  • Circulatory System
  • Genres of writing - diary extracts, poetry and biographical writing
  • Maths - place value, four operations and fractions - all topics will include elements of problem solving and reasoning
  • PE- dance

You can research these at home and tweet anything you find out. 


Key Information

PE   -   Friday - 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 - 


First News Weekly Newspaper

Read our weekly newspaper here 



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.