AND MOVING ON TO YEAR 7
Year 6 is fun, challenging and exciting. This page has been written to help Year 6 children (and their
families) get the most out of their final year at primary school.
Year 6 children, you will find links to websites where you can revisit and practise what you have learnt at
school. There is also information to help you feel happy and
Year 6 parents, you will find information about the SATs tests and applying for a place
When should I apply for a place at high school?
Most Year 6 pupils transfer to Wilmslow High School. It is important that places are applied for as soon as
you receive the application forms from the LA as the school is often over-subscribed.
Alternatively, you can contact Cheshire East Council School Admissions Service:
Tel: 0845 111 0304
Fax: 01270 686 491
Parents are free to send their children to any school they wish. In recent years, some of our Year 6
children have transferred to other high schools in Cheshire or to the independent sector.
Where can I find out more about SATs?
TheSchoolRun.com website has lots of useful information for parents about Year 6. Click on 'School Year'
at the top of their main page for a
I'm a bit worried about moving into Year 6 and taking the SATs.
Don't worry - you are not alone. Many children across the country feel the same way, but there is lots of
help available at school and online. Talk to friends and family, or a trusted adult at school, who will do
their best to help you.
What reading books do you recommend?
First of all, ask your friends what they are reading. Maybe you would enjoy the same books. Online there
are lists of recommended books. This is a list of 100 books from the TES website that was voted for by
teachers. How many of them have you read? Can you read them all before you finish Year 6?
How can I practise my maths at home?
If you want to revise what you have learnt in school, you can visit the Khan Academy website, which has
short video clips to help you with every maths topic.
You have a login for MyMaths and there are lots of activities on there to help you, too. Don't forget about
Times Tables Rockstars which will help you become fluent with your
How can I learn SPaG terminology at home?
Do you confuse the Present Perfect and the Present Progressive? Do you mix up antonyms and synonyms?
If you do, have a look at The National Curriculum, where all the SPAG terms are explained.
The Englicious site is also full of explanations if you are stuck.
You can also use your SPaG homework book, which contains explanations of how to recognise the various parts of grammar you have been learning over the past four years.
Spelling is the 'S' in SPaG. You need to try to learn the statutory 200 words by the end of Year 6 and a
range of words containing different patterns or rules. You have been learning these since Year 3, so you
Your weekly spellings are available to
future spellings and be a champion speller.