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Year 6

Meadowhead Y6 Transition Quiz

Newfield School Virtual Open Evening


The Newfield School Y5/6 Open Evening will be virtual this year. Attached is a flyer with further details.

Newfield Virtual Open Evening



Meadowhead Y6 VIRTUAL OPEN EVENING on 1st October 2020 – flyer and full information attached.



Welcome to Year 6 - 2020!


This Year the Year 6 Team includes Mr Holland, Mrs Hall and  Mrs Lawton.


During this first half-term we will be working with the children to ensure new routines are secured and relationships are built. We will be completing different PHSE activities to support this. In addition to this, our first topic is WW2 and learning will be linked across the curriculum. We will also be identifying gaps in English and Maths and providing opportunities to re-visit and consolidate specific areas of learning. The Knowledge Organiser is attached below.


If you have any questions, queries or concerns please can you can contact me directly in the first instance by email:


Mrs Lawton will be in class teaching on Monday and Friday afternoons and will be with us everyday between 11:00 and 12:00. Mrs Hall will be in class everyday.


Our PE lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure that you arrive in your PE Kit, which can include black shorts, tracksuit bottoms, white t-shirt, a zip up hoody or jacket and trainers. Do not wear football shirts as this is not part of our PE kit.



Homework will be put on the Year 6 class page of the school website every Friday afternoon. Homework will always be linked to learning which we have been completing in school. A date for completion will be attached to the activity.

If you would like to share your homework, please can a parent/carer email it to the above address. We will have a homework celebration board in class where work will be displayed. Please do not send your child in with a paper copy. 


New Routines

The children are becoming increasingly more familiar with their new routines. We have lunch between 12:30pm and 1:30pm and eat our lunch at 1:00pm. As this is a longer morning than previously you may wish to pack a snack (piece of fruit) for your child at break time.

At the end of the school day, 3:15pm, if you are happy for your child in Y6 to walk home from school, then please email Mr Holland/Miss Gill so we are aware of this. Mr Holland will only release children to other parents if we have been informed beforehand.


Homework - Friday 16th October 


Please learn these spellings to use in your independent writing and for a spelling test on Tuesday 20th October:

precious, delicious, ferocious, malicious, suspicious, spacious, gracious, ambitious, 

cautious, nutritious, infectious, superstitious, conscientious, scrumptious, 



We have continued to work on our division skills, using a written method for long division.

See sheet attached below


English: This week we have been learning about journalistic accounts and preparing to write a newspaper report on the Sheffield Blitz. Keep up to date with what's happening in the news by following the link below.


The whole class have had a fantastic week and they have impressed me so much with their Maths work on long division. It was also brilliant to see so many presentations from last week and learn out about so many different athletes. Well done Y6!


Have a great weekend


Mr Holland

Welcome to Y6

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Hello from Mrs Hall

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