Willow Tree Primary School

Realise your potential, Realise your goal, Reach for the stars whilst Growing, Learning and Achieving Together

Welcome to your final term at Willow Tree Primary School and the start of the Autumn Term. This page is aimed at helping you prepare for school, supporting your learning and answering any possible questions you might have. 

Your Teaching Team

  • Miss Holdsworth
  • Mrs Dickinson
  • Mrs Sullivan
  • Mrs Pinder 
  • Mrs Yates

 

Each child will need to bring to school a water bottle and their diary each day. 

Our PE days are Monday and Thursday so please send your child to school in their full PE kits on those days. 

Reading 

The books we will study during the Autumn Term are listed below. These books have direct links to your topic learning, 'Britain at War'.  

Home Reading

Please ensure that you are regularly reading your school books and logging it in your diary. This is part of the GAIN award. Reading is part of our weekly homework expectations. Please contact me if you need me to re-issue your child's password/login details. 

Remember - those who read - succeed!

Writing 

All of our writing this term will be based off an incredible book, Rose Blanche. We will cover a range of genres and skills so that all our Y6 children become skillful, fluent and well-rounded writers. 

Maths

In Year 6, we will start the year with a huge focus on Arithmetic and place value. There will be weekly homework and daily arithmetic. Look below to see some of our targets and work.  

Times Tables

Times tables are the heart of most things mathematical and in Year 6 it is crucial that your child can recall multiplication and division facts quickly. This will help your child when they move to high school too! TT Rockstars is brilliant for developing these key skills in a fun and competitive environment. Pupils should aim to practise for 5 minutes at least 3 x per week for maximum benefit! Why not challenge your friends?

Your Maths homework will be set in your CPG books each week. Please ensure it is brought in on request. 

Physical Education

Invasion Games

 This term we will be covering Handball & Netball  

You will need your kit on MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS. 

Science

Animals including Humans

Circulatory System

The circulatory system (cardiovascular system) pumps blood from the heart to the lungs to get oxygen. The heart then sends oxygenated blood through arteries to the rest of the body. The veins carry oxygen-poor blood back to the heart to start the circulation process over.

Foundation subjects

Each week, you will either have a Geography or History lesson, an Art or Design Technology lesson, a computing lesson, a French lesson and a music lesson, an RE or PSHE lesson. This means our curriculum is jam packed with wonderful opportunities for you to learn. This will also prepare you for the many subjects that you will go on to study in high school. 

Homework

Your child will be set homework each week. This is set every Friday and will be due in the following week. Please ensure that your child completes the weekly homework tasks as this is preparing them for the expectations for high school.

Homework consists of:

  • Online times table practice
  • CPG Maths, Reading, Grammar and Punctuation books 
  • Weekly Spellings sent home

As always, our priority is your child's happiness and well-being. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please don't hesitate to contact myself (Miss Holdsworth), Mrs Dickinson, Mrs Sullivan, Mrs Pinder or Mrs Yates.