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Heymann Primary & Nursery School

Inspiring and motivating our children
to be the best they can be

Welcome to Year 6!

Spring term 2024

Happy New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed the Christmas break and you are feeling ready for the new term.

Meet the year 6 staff team

Our teachers in Year 6 are Ms Nash & Mr Shilton (6P), Miss Sheikh (6L) and Mrs Johnson (6T). We are delighted to welcome Miss Avery to our team this year as well.  She will work mainly in 6P.  Mrs Bielecka and Mrs Bonsai will work with us too in the mornings.  Senora Cameron, Mrs Marriott and Mr Sawford will teach each class for a 4 week block on Wednesday afternoons.

Maths Homework - Due Thursday 22nd February

Please use the following video to help you to be successful with completing your homework:


Geography Topic - Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Between now and February half term break we will be learning about the cause and effect of earthquakes and volcanoes..  Please use the knowledge organiser below to help you to understand the key facts for this topic.

History Topic - Ancient Islamic Civilisation

Up to Easter we will be finding out about this incredible time in history in the Middle East and its significance for the rest of the world.  Please see the knowledge organiser below for more facts and information.

Parent Curriculum Video

Please spend some time watching our curriculum video.  This will give you an overview of life in year 6, the curriculum we will be covering, details of exciting year 6 events and ways you can support your child during this important last year at Heymann:


We are currently working on gymnastics on a Thursday afternoon. We will also be developing our tag rugby skills on a Tuesday afternoon with coaches from Nottingham Rugby Club. Please come to school for this half-term in PE kit on TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS. 


This will be set on Friday and then handed in on Thursday with a spelling test on Friday.  Each week there will be spellings and maths homework.  The maths will be set on MyMaths on alternate weeks.  The rest of your homework should be completed in your homework book.  Science homework is set fortnightly.  We will occasionally set homework linked to our topics but will allow for this by not setting other work at the same time.

Maths - KIRFS

This year we will be sharing half termly support sheets for maths called KIRFs. This stands for key instant recall facts.  Please click on the KIRFs tab to see this half term's.  These should help you to focus on some important facts which you need to know off by heart for success in maths.

Useful Websites

We highly recommend the website as it has a constantly updated recommended reads list, including synopsis and book extracts to see if you like it! There are age-appropriate book recommendations on the left-hand side.



Timestable Rockstars


Spelling Shed

Scintilla Spark 

Fun arts & music

BBC bitesize

Oak Academy: