Year 6 Noticeboard

Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y6

 Welcome to the Y6 Noticeboard


Thank you to all those who attended the meeting on Wednesday. A copy of our presentation can be found here



We are publishing our ghost stories before moving onto our poetry unit.


Finding fractions of amounts and amounts when you have been given a fraction, e.g.

1/5 of 35 = ?


1/4 of ? = 12


Completing market research for our Potions Fair.


Investigating pulse rate after exercise using Mac software ‘Numbers’ to present results.


Learning to code using ‘Scratch’.


Class Information

Dates for your diary

Welsh Week – Monday 24th Feb – Friday 28th Feb.

World Book Day – Thurs 5th March – Dress Up as your favourite book character

Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studios Trip Friday 20th March – Letters will be sent home w/c 13th Jan.

Olchfa Challenge and Induction days Transition next year – Tuesday June 30th – Friday July 3rd 2020.


P.E. Kits

 P.E. kits will be needed in school on a Monday.

Please could PE kits stay in school for another PE session during the week.

Spelling Tests

Spelling tests will now be on a  Monday. Children will have words generated from their work as well as from a prescribed list.


Maths Homework 

All maths homework will be set via SumDog. Homework will be linked to the topics we have covered in school and help us to identify any misconceptions. Homework cannot be completed after 7pm and is due Sunday of each week.

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Reading Homework

Year 6 children should be reading daily and logging their reading journals independently. Can parents please check and sign these weekly. See  the infographic below to see why it’s so important! A list of reading books recommended by both staff and pupils can also be found below:

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Mr Crofts and Ms Johns’ Recommendations

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

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The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Milwood Hargrave

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The Polar Bear Explorer’s Club by Alex Bell

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

The Skylarks’ War by Hilary McKay

Short Stories by Paul Jennings

Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo

Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Pupil Recommendations

Ingo by Helen Dunmore (series)

Esio Trot by Roald Dahl

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

The Twits by Roald Dahl

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

There’s a Werewolf In My Tent by Pamela Butchart

Demon Dentist by David Walliams

Tirion’s Secret Journal by Jenny Sullivan

The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson

East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Noel Daniel

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (Not for the faint hearted!)

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Flying Ace by Jim Eldridge

Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

Some Day Angeline by Louis Sachar

Anne Frank’s Diary by Anne Frank

Wave Me Goodbye by Jaqueline Wilson

Percy Jackson (series) by Rick Riordan

 If you wish to contact Mr Crofts, please email him on ;-

Or if you want to contact Ms Johns, please contact her on;-