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St. James' CE Primary School

Welcome to Year 6


6th July 2018:
There is a letter from Mr Oliver posted at the bottom of the page concerning the arrangements for the last few weeks of term including the school production. 

The Standards and Testing Agency recently published an information leaflet regarding testing of Year 6 children, please click here or see the bottom of the page to download a copy. The leaflet, together with the video posted below, provide information about the purpose of the tests, how parents can best support their children and how results will be reported.



Revision Games for SATS


Grammar & Spelling



Arithmetic Practice Papers

Reasoning Practice Papers

Year 6 Parents please note:

There is a misprint on the  Admissions policy posted on the Compass School website relating to the over subscription criteria.  It should read - SEN and Looked After Children, siblings and then distance from school.

There is NO supplementary form and the pupil premium criteria should not form part of the over subscription criteria.

The video below is a summary of the Key Stage 2 tests that Year 6 pupils will take in England in May 2017.





This term, we will be looking at the text 'The Last Wild'. We will be doing lots of geography and science worked linked to the text. Here are some optional projects which can be done at home to support our learning in school.


There will be a large emphasis on homework in year 6 this year, children will often be required to read parts text from our SATs reading text books and complete questions from what they have read.  Homework shall usually consist of spellings, a maths activity, a grammar task and a reading task.

Other points of note

We ask that children read every day and input this into their reading journal.

PE this year will be on a Thursday afternoon

You can follow Year 6 on Twitter using St_JamesYear6. This will be a great way to keep up-to-date with daily goings on in year 6. 

Books that could help you study at home:

Online apps and games you could try:

Times Tables and Number bonds in decimals:
Bus stop division:
Word Problems:
Practise skimming and scanning and answering exactly what the questions asks
Practise writing complex sentences:
Practise proof reading sentences for the correct punctuation: