Year 6 - Cedar


Welcome To Our Year Six Class Page

Mrs Greenwell

Teaching Assistants:

Mrs McGovern and Mr Plant



Welcome back to our final term together!  We are excited to conclude your child's time at St John's with lots of exciting events including the trip to Ghyll Head and the Summer Show!  More details will follow regarding auditions, costumes, tickets etc so watch this space!


SATs take place this half term, please use this useful link to answer questions regarding the tests:


Maths and debate club continue this half term:

Maths: Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday at 8.30am

Debate: Friday at 8am


Please don't forget that Twitter is updated regularly, so you'll see lots of learning and experiences taking place on there.  The Year 6 teachers can be contacted on



SATs Week - Monday 13th May 2024


Monday 13th May 2024: English grammar, punctuation and spelling papers 1 (questions) & 2 (spelling)


Tuesday 14th May 2024: English reading paper


Wednesday 15th May 2024: Mathematics papers 1 (arithmetic) & 2 (reasoning)


Thursday 16th May 2024: Mathematics paper 3 (reasoning)


Ghyll Head - Monday 20th May 2024 - Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Curriculum - Summer 1



Curriculum - Summer 1



Concluding formal letters after those awful holiday experiences!

Narrative writing



  • Converting units
  • Ratio
  • Statistics
  • Position and direction
  • Algebra



Celebrating Jesus's resurrection

Witnesses - The Holy Spirit




  • recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines
  • use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye
  • explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes
  • use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them



South America



Programming concluded

3D Modelling







Healthy Lifestyles

  • Mental and physical wellbeing
  • Keeping physically healthy



Discovering Spain continues


Design and Technology

Cooking and nutrition 'Come dine with me!'





Please login into Atom Prime each week: 


You will find your English and maths tasks on there.  Have a go at the tasks set because it will not only adapt to your answers (to make sure it's at the right level for you) but also help you with where you went wrong.  


You will be taking spellings home weekly - these reflect the rules we work on in class and any words you need to work on personally.  Please learn these words so you can spell them accurately in your writing.  It's also important to learn the following Year 5 and 6 statutory words:

Please ensure you are reading regularly at home using a book provided from school - we recommend 30 minutes a day.  Please ensure that school books are returned regularly.  This is monitored.