Wendell Park Primary School

Cobbold Road, London W12 9LB

020 8743 1372

In 2017, Wendell Park achieved results above the national average for Reading, Writing and Mathematics for both children reaching their age related expectation and children working above their age.

Year 6

Amethyst Class

Teacher: Miss Jemma Johnson 

jjohnson85.205@lgflmail.org

Garnet Class

Teacher:  Miss Arabella Atac 

aatac1.205@lgflmail.org

Year 6 Learning Support Teacher: Miss Adelaide Macleman

Next Amethyst Class Assembly - Thursday 19th July 2018 (Year 6 Leavers Assembly)

Next Garnet Class Assembly - Thursday 19th July 2018 (Year 6 Leavers Assembly)

 

 

Welcome to Year 6!

Welcome back to the 2017-2018 academic year and thank you for visiting our Year 6 page. We will be sharing lots of the activities, visits and events that we have been involved in throughout the year.   We hope you enjoy sharing our learning with us.   This page will be updated on a weekly basis to help you find all the homework information that you need and additional information about important upcoming events. 

Welcome back to the final term of school- only 7 weeks of primary school left to go!

School journey

Monday 11th June – Wednesday 13th June 2018

 We are now very close to our trip to PGL , so please see the attached power point that gives specific information about the trip. 

There is also an updated kit list that details what children should bring on the trip. If you have any specific queries then please speak to Miss Johnson or Miss Atac.

The coach will arrive at 10:30am and we will leave as soon as we have all the children and bags on-board. The children need to come to school at the normal time.

 The trip itself will cost total of £184 and you will be able to pay this in full or in installments. From September 2017, all trip payments will be made via our online system. These can be made in the same way as school dinner and after school clubs payments via the online system. Please ensure your school gateway account is activated and if you have any questions, please speak to the School Office.   Payment for this trip can be made from 17th January 2018.

Brace yourselves. Photos will be coming soon!

PGL - The adventure starts!

Monday 11th June:  1pm - Miss Johnson updated school that Year 6 have arrived safely.  She said that the rooms were lovely and the weather is great.  They were eating their lunch on the lawn and their activities were due to start at 2pm. 

5:30pm - Miss A messaged school to say that everything was going well.  Everyone is having fun and enjoying the summer weather.  Miss A's group were doing an obstacle course!

 

 

Tuesday 12th June:

8:15am - Miss Johnson says "So another busy day ahead!  We've all slept well (some more than others!) and have had our breakfast.  Now we are off to our activities of quad biking, raft building, canoeing and mountain biking!  It is a bit overcast here but should get better during the day."

10:30am - Miss A says "One of our group has just learnt to ride a bike in about an hour!!"  Memories are being made and skills developed. 

 

Wednesday 13th June:

8:10am - Miss Johnson says "Good morning- our last morning! We have just had breakfast and are now getting our rooms tidy.  We are off to orienteering and archery and then boarding the coach to come home.  The children have been amazing and we had a good sleep.  See you soon!"

Diary

Latest School, Term Dates, Friends PTA, Year 6 Events

Arts Week25Jun2018

Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception26Jun2018

The Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children comes into school to run tooth brushing and fluoride varnishing sessions for the children. Consent forms will be sent to all Nursery and Reception parents in the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.

Arts Week visitors in class27Jun2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Arts Week visitors will be coming into class to talk to children and answer questions.

*Parent and Child Art Activity morning28Jun2018

Timings are confirmed as: 9:15am to 10am - Nursery and Reception 10:30am to 11:15am - Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) 11:30am to 12:15pm - Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6) This is an additional event held during Arts week. Parents can take their children to complete art activities in the Ground Floor Hall. Children who remain in class will also be completing Arts Week activities.

20 children from Year 6 on Enabling Enterprise Trip to the University of West London28Jun2018

Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children28Jun2018

The Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children comes into school to run tooth brushing and fluoride varnishing sessions for the children. Consent forms will be sent to all Nursery and Reception parents in the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.

Ruby Class Cinema Night (Fiver Challenge) for Years 1 to 628Jun2018

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Ruby Class will be showing Madagascar 3 for their Fiver Challenge. For more information, please see the letter in book bags which has also been emailed to all parents in Years 1 to 6.

Non-Uniform day (Friends of Wendell Park)29Jun2018

Please see the poster in the newsletter for more information about donations to the summer fair - in return children can wear their own clothes to school. Donations of TOILETRIES on this day - soaps, perfumes, hair products etc.

*Friends of Wendell Park Summer Fair29Jun2018

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Summer Fair29Jun2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Year 6 visiting Kite Studios02Jul2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Welcome meeting for new parents to Reception03Jul2018

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Year 5 and 6 Trip to 'Big Bang' @ Kingsway College04Jul2018

*Arts Week gallery opens05Jul2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Play session for Nursery children moving to Wendell Park Reception in September06Jul2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enabling Enterprise Week begins09Jul2018

Pupil reports to parents09Jul2018

10 children from Year 2 and 10 children from Year 5 on Enabling Enterprise trip to ISG White City10Jul2018

* Friends of Wendell Park Coffee morning13Jul2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Family Centre Building (next to the Reception playground)

Play session for new Reception starters (children with their parents)13Jul2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

* Annual FOWP 5km Fun Run @ Wormwood Scrubs (times TBC)14Jul2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am @ Wormwood Scrubs

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly18Jul2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

*Wendell Park Proms in the Playground18Jul2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ On the Astroturf pitch

Parents are invited to join the school at our end of year celebration - 'The Wendell Park Proms in the Playground'. All children, from Nursery to Year 6, will be performing either a song, dance or poem to the school.

*Open parents' evening18Jul2018

3:45 pm - 6:30 pm @ Individual classes

Parents are invited to an open parents' evening to talk to your current class teacher about any concerns and to meet your new class teacher for the next academic year. There are no set appointments for this parents' evening.

*Year 6 Leavers Assembly19Jul2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Key Stage 1 end of year trip to Ravenscourt Park19Jul2018

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Year 6 Leavers BBQ19Jul2018

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Last day of the school year (school finishes at 2:30pm)20Jul2018

2:30pm End of Summer Term20Jul2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Calendars page(s): School >> Term Dates >> Friends PTA >> Year 6 >>

Homework

Miss A's English group -25th May - 

Miss Johnson's English group- 25th May - 

Miss Macleman's English group -25th May -  

 

Miss A's English group - 25th May -   

Miss Johnson's English group - 25th May -

Miss Macleman's English group - 25th May 

  

Miss A's Maths group -25th May -

Miss Johnson's Maths group- 25th May -

Miss Macleman's Maths group - 25th May -

 

 

Year 6 curriculum newsletters

 Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Please find the Meet the Teacher power point that contains a variety of information that will be relevant in supporting your child through their time in Year 6.

Sex and Relationship Education

 

During the last term before the end of their primary school careers, the Year 6 children will have a series of lessons about sex and relationship education along with learning about puberty.

Parents will retain their current right to withdraw their children from these lessons provided that they inform the school in writing.

For further information, please see the relevant letter.

Swimming

This term Amethyst class will be swimming on Monday afternoons  at 1:30pm and Garnet class will be swimming on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30pm.

Please see the letter for more information.

SATs 2018

 The children have worked incredibly hard and we are very impressed by their hard work, determination and passion to perform their very best. We will now look forward to focusing on transition; preparing the children for their move into secondary school and their future of education. 

Please note that we will receive the children's SATs results in the week beginning the 9th July 2018. 

General Information

PE - Children must bring a PE kit on Wednesday afternoons for their sports session otherwise they will not be permitted to participate. Please ensure that PE kits adhere to regulatory uniform – no football strips or brightly coloured footwear.

 Homework - will be given on a Friday and is due back on a Thursday.

 Uniform - Regulatory school uniform should be worn at all times. Please ensure that your child is suitably dressed for the autumn weather (a warm coat will be needed for colder playtimes).

 Water - Please provide your child with a reusable water bottle that can be kept in classrooms, thereby stopping infrequent visits to the cloakroom.

 Punctuality - Pupils to be in school promptly for an 8.50am start. 

Expectations

Reading - Pupils in Year 6 should be reading daily and as much as possible.

Times tables - By the end of Year 6 pupils should know all of their times tables and we recommend that these are practised as much as possible.

Spelling - Pupils will be given a weekly spelling test on Monday and so we expect them to revise their spellings at home.

Please find the Year 4 - 6 words to use at home here. Pupils should e able to spell all these words by the end of Year 6.

 

 

 

 

Weekly Timetable

 

Mondays - 9am whole school assembly and spelling test.

Tuesdays - 

Wednesdays - singing assembly held in the afternoon.  P.E kits required for Sports lesson.

Thursdays -  Class assembly at 9am and homework due in.

Fridays - Golden Time.

 

 

 

Free homework club!

If anyone from Year 5 or Year 6 would like additional support with their core subjects (reading, spelling and school projects) then they are able to join the Homework Club  at Phoenix Academy. It runs every Thursday at Phoenix Academy, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Please click here to see the Homework Club Flyer and click here to find the registration form.

 Secondary Transfer

 

The online admissions procedure for children in Year 6 who will be moving to secondary school in September 2018 is now open.  The deadline for applications to be made is 31st October 2017.  You need to apply using the online form which can be found on the website of your home borough (even if you are applying for a school outside your home borough).  The websites can be found below along with the admissions booklets for Hammersmith & Fulham (Tri-Borough), Ealing and Hounslow.  It is recommended that you include all six choices on your application form.  If you have any questions regarding the online application process, please speak to your class teacher, Mrs Hough or Ms Peters.  

 

Hammersmith & Fulham:  

Website

Admissions booklet

Hints and Tips

Visiting dates for schools in the Tri-Borough

Ealing:

Website

Admissions booklet

Hounslow: 

Website

Admissions booklet