Year 6 2021 - 2022

Miss Pierce

This is my second year at Westminster Community Primary School and I am excited to be working with Year 6.

Mrs Spain

I enjoy my role as a TA at Westminster; I have worked across KS2 and occasionally within KS1. Every day is different, new challenges are met by both children and adults. The residential trips are a great experience, and I have been privileged to attend with all year groups over the past few years. So many children (and adults!) have overcome their fears in so many different ways - I can now sail and support a group of children in a canoe with confidence, so that just shows what we can do if we try! I am part of the PTA (Parent Teacher Association). Outside of school, I love to spend time with my family and my three grandsons. Watching and hearing the new experiences they are having makes me a very proud Nan. I enjoy reading, visiting new places, and gardening and have even been known to try a bit of DIY. I also run a disco for people with learning, physical and emotional disabilities every week. I feel very honoured to see the enjoyment people have each week with their ever growing circle of friends. If you need any help or advice, feel free to contact me - I'll be glad to help.

Welcome to the Year 6 Class Page  

Year 6 is such an exciting and incredibly busy year! There is a lot of responsibility and independence expected from the children, but this is great way to support the year 6 children with their transition up to high school. There are key roles to take on, such as being an Equality Officer, a Road Safety Officer, a School Councillor and Head of School.

There will be many opportunties for the children to develop their learning throughout the year; school trips, representing their school at events and swimming. 

Google Classroom Link

Homework grids, spellings and SATS activities will be accessible on google classroom, children will also have a homework book to be able to complete tasks in. Children can either submit work on google classroom or bring in their homework book. Homework is due in every Thursday.

Reading should be taking place 3x a week with a grown up at home and recorded in their reading record. Children's reading records  will be checked weekly (a sticker will show we have checked ) if your child has read 3 times or more a certicate will be rewarded to them. If this is consisntent throughout the half term they will recieve  a reading prize.



Spring Term 2022


The Children's Work 

Take a look in our gallery to see some of the children's work. We are so proud of how hard the children are working both at home and at school. Well done everyone!!


We follow the Pathways to Write scheme of work, developed by the Literacy Company. Pathways to Write  is a proven methodology built around units of work which develop vocabulary, reading and writing skills through the mastery approach. The units,  provide clear detailed lesson plans and resources, linked to high-quality texts to ensure engaging and purposeful English lessons. Effective teaching strategies to challenge greater depth writers are included within each unit of work.

This term's English book will be Island A Story of the Galapogos.

Shared Reading:

We follow the Pathways to Read scheme of work, developed by the Literacy Company. Books used in shared reading lessons support and develop concepts being taught in their English lessons.

The book we are using this term in shared reading is The Explorer.


At Westminster we follow Power Maths - Power Maths is a UK curriculum mastery programme designed to spark curiosity and excitement and nurture confidence in maths. Built around a child‑centred lesson design that models and embeds a growth mindset approach to maths and focuses on helping all children to build a deep understanding of maths concept.  All maths lessons are based on the following areas: numbers and the number system, calculations, solving problems, measuring (including time), geometry (shape, space and measure), algebra, ration and proportion.

This term we are focusing on percentages, ratio and problem solving.


Throughout the year, we will be looking to use all 5 ways of being a scientist: research, observing over time, pattern seeking, identifying, grouping and classifying and fair and comparative testing. 

This term the children are learning all about the circulatory system. The lessons will be very practical which will allow the children to learn through inquiry.

Have a look at our science topic knowledge organiser which will give you an idea what the children will be learning.

History and Geography:

In the autumn term in History we focused on our enquiry question is 'Is it ever right to fight?'. The children developed their historical knowledge through studying conflict through time with an in depth focus on WW2.

During the spring term in Geography we are focusing on answering the question 'Is South America just a Rainforest?'. The children will develop their geographical and field work skills while being immeresed in a new culture.

Take a look at our knowledge organiser to see what we will be learning and the skills we will be using.



Year 5 & 6 usually enjoy their French lessons in school; why not practise at home.

French Remote - Learning

Religous Education:

These sessions are led Mrs Spain these lessons are very interactive and follow lively discussion and activities around this terms question:

Which concepts do we find hard to understand in Christianity?

Understanding Me and My Place in the World:

These session are led by Mrs Spain and these lessons are very interactive and follow lively discusion around a book or theme. The book for the Spring term is The island.


Homework grids, spellings and SATS activities will be accessible on google classroom, children will also have a homework book to be able to complete tasks in. Children can either submit work on google classroom or bring in their homework book. Homework is due in every Thursday.

We will continue with setting a half term project for pupils to complete  This is usually a piece of homework that children enjoy completing with support from helpful family members as it is a larger piece and may include model making as well as research and sharing of knowledge.


Children should continue to read daily and should be listened to by an adult at home at least 3 times a week.


PE will take place on a Wednesday afternoon. We will be continuing to develop our hockey skills.


Music lessons take place on Monday afternoon. The children are enjoying learning to play the Ukulele.


Weekly art sessions take place and new skills will be introduced as well as building on previously learnt skills to create compositions inspired by Keith Haring.

End of Key Stage 2 Tests:

SATs Test Paper

Home Learning:

Please see below websites to support home learning 

Useful Websites for Home Learning 

All Subjects 

BBC Bitesize

Year 6 Oak National Academy

Home Learning Packs

Daily Time Table Ideas 

Classroom Secrets home learning timetable


Compare & Order Numbers


Mental Maths

Maths Learning Packs



WhiteRose Learning Pack

WhiteRose Learning Pack


Writing Activities

Writing Activities

Literacy Shed Activity Pack

Literacy Shed Activity Pack - Reading

Reading Activities



Action Transport Theatre




South America




Properties of Change

Separating Mixtures




Laws of Motion

Laws of Motion Glossary

Scalars & Vectors


Mass & Weight

Speed & Velocity


Simple Machines


The World of David Walliams

Audible - stories to listen to  (this is free currently) 


Literacy Shed

Epic App


Have a look at the poetry section on the school website



Online Safety


Music Games

Let's Sing


The Body Coach

10 Minute Wake-up and Shake-up


PE at Home


Anna Freud


Children's Guide to Covid 19


Files to Download

Year 6: Gallery items

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Contact the School

Westminster Primary School

John Street,
Ellesmere Port,
CH65 2ED

Main Contact: Sue Finch, Head Teacher

Tel: 0151 832 3672

SEN Contact: Sarah Davenport

SEN Email: