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Water Mill

Primary School

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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!



What Your Year 6 children will need each day


Item Day /s Details
PE kit Needed everyday Include shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt pumps or trainers and joggers in a named bag (not a carrier bag)
Dinner money Monday Payable online via our School Money app
Homework In on Thursday Pages to be completed written in the front of each book


Reading every day

Book bags Everyday Only books to be carried in them
After schoolclub Everyday apartfrom the last daybefore a holiday To be booked in advance, phone school for details
Reading Everyday Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.
Drop in sessions Monday 9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.
Swimming Kit Wednesday Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks.


Ways to support your child and their class 


Please ensure they have breakfast each morning, plenty of sleep and are in school on time.


Encourage them to do their homework- there is homework club in school Monday and Tuesday if they need help

Handwriting practice

Recall multiplication and division facts daily

Quick fire calculations

Listen to them read and ask questions about the content read.


Encourage them to play English and Maths games on www.sumdog.com and purple mash

Take them to the library

Take them swimming

Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc. BMAG and Barber gallery at the University

Take them shopping so they can use money.

Telling the time, analogue and digital using time tables

Encourage them to tell the time e.g. we are leaving in 20 minutes what time will it be?

Give them a quiet place to read / do homework where possible

Help them practice spellings

Click on the links below to see what will be covered in each Year 6 Theme


Click on the links below for information about what your child is expected to learn by the end of Year 6

Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age,  some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.


Contact Us

Water Mill Primary School Water Mill Close, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6TS
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