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Year 6 - St Martin of Tours and St Paul Miki

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The staff team in Year 6 are Mr Harrison and Miss Scaife.

 

As pupils come towards finishing their time with us at OLQM, it is a privilege to lead them through their final year. In  Year 6, we work hard to be role models for the rest of the school. Pupils show this through taking part in a large number of pupil leadership opportunities, including our school chaplaincy and eco teams.

 

On this page you will find a brief overview of our plans for the year, some general reminders and useful websites to support learning at home

 

Our Class Saints:

 

St Martin of Tours:

Martin of Tours, also known as Martin the Merciful, was the third bishop of Tours. He is best known for the account of his using his sword to cut his cloak in two, to give half to a beggar clad only in rags in the depth of winter. His shrine in Tours became a famous stopping-point for pilgrims on the road to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. His feast day is 11th November.

 

St Paul Miki:​​​​​​​

Paul Miki was a Roman Catholic Japanese Jesuit seminarian, martyr and saint, one of the Twenty-six Martyrs of Japan. St. Paul Miki is the Patron saint of Japan and his Feast Day is celebrated on February 6th​​​​​​​

Curriculum Documents 2023-24

 

Our Quests this year will be:

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Ancient GreeceSouth AfricaModern ArtShakespeareLaudato Si

Film and Cinema

Homework:

 

Children are given weekly grammar via Google Classroom and maths booklet homework tasks. Each week, children will receive a list of spellings to practice at home. 

 

Children are also expected to read at least three times a week and play regularly on TT Rockstars. (See below)

PE is on following days and children should come into school wearing their kit on these days. It should always be labelled. 

 

Year 6 St Paul Miki

Monday and Thursday 

Year 6 St Martin

Monday and Thursday

Useful Websites for learning at home:

 

http://www.mathgametime.com/math-games - a wide range of short games to support maths understanding and learning

http://timestables.me.uk/ Quickfire multiplication questions - how quickly can you answer them?

 

https://ttrockstars.com - can you beat Mr Hale and be top of our school leaderboard?

 

The key stage 2 tests are timetabled from Monday 8th May - Thursday 11th May 2023

English

• Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling - Paper 1 (45 minutes short answer questions, 50 marks)

• Spelling – Paper 2 (Aprox. 20 minutes, script read by teacher, 20 marks)

• Reading (1 hour to read and answer questions based on a fiction text, non-fiction text and poem/another text, 50 marks)

• No writing test (teacher assessment of portfolio to be completed by June)

 

Mathematics

• No calculator allowed in any tests.

• Arithmetic Paper 1 (30 minutes, 40 marks)

• Reasoning Paper 2 (40 minutes, 35 marks)

• Reasoning paper 3 (40 minutes, 35 marks)

 

You can look at past papers by clicking on the hyperlink or searching online at www.gov.uk/STA.

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