Welcome to Year 6

 Mr Balchin, Miss Hill, Mrs Reynolds, Miss Parnell

Welcome to the Year 6 homepage





Our English topics this half-term link into our Topic focus - the Victorians.  We will be learning all about Charles Darwin and writing a biography on him.  We will also be writing a discussion text to ascertain whether or not Victorian classroom punishments were more effective than today's punishments...

 The links below will take you to some useful activities that you could use at home to support their learning.

Grammar included in this unit (click on for links):

Upcoming events


Victorian school day - Tuesday 17th September

Parent information evening - Wednesday 18th September between 4:30 - 5:30

MC Grammar assembly - Wednesday 25th September

Inset Day - Monday 14th October

Open morning - Tuesday 15th October

Half term - Friday 18th October - Monday 4th November

FOC Fireworks night - Tuesday 5th November

School photo day - 6th November

Parent consultations - Wednesday 13th November from 5-8pm

Parent consultations - Thursday 14th November from 3.30 - 6.30pm

Occasional day (school closed) - Friday 29th November

FOC Christmas Fayre - Monday 16th December

Panto visit - Thursday 19th December

Last day of term - Friday 20th December




After an initial test week to check where the children are after a long summer break, we will be moving onto place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division this term.  If you wish to support your children in any of these areas, you may find the following links useful:

General content

Maths games

Maths quizzes



We will be studying light and conducting a refresher on electricity this term.


Our PE lessons are on Monday and Wednesday afternoons; Monday is indoor and Wednesday is outdoors.  In indoor PE this term we will be doing dance and gymnastics and in outdoor PE we will be doing hockey and rugby.

The children do not need to wear Cranborne-branded clothing for outdoor PE but they must ensure that their clothing is suitable for the rain and or cold.


Events of note

Look out for our new STEM lunchtime club which will be starting in the next few weeks!