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Welcome to Year 6!


Class: Kingfisher

Year group: Year Six

Teachers: Miss Houldridge

PPA teacher: Mrs Salvidge

Number of children in the class: 30

(PPA is time for teachers to plan, prepare and assess)


Welcome to Kingfisher Class. We are a class of 30 Year 6 children who are taught by Miss. Houldridge and are helped by Mrs. Bateman, Mrs. Oxley and Miss. Ferguson. Miss. Mumby will also be working closely with the class this year. This page is where you can find important information, as well as updates of the fun things we are getting up to in class.


We are part of UKS2  and therefore learn closely with the rest of Year 5 and 6 in Kestrel and Fox Class. PE is on Tuesday and Friday. Please come to school wearing your PE kit on these days.


Homework will be given out on Fridays along with Spellings. These will be tested the following week. If you need to contact me directly, please use the contact form below or contact me directly on ClassDojo. 



Class Charter

Class Information



Fox, Kestrel and Kingfisher Class Newsletter – Summer Term 1 2024

Welcome back after Easter! We are excited about the upcoming term, full of fun and learning!


Reminders for Summer Term 2024

Each day, children will need suitable uniform according to the weather, water bottles containing water only, healthy snacks for break, reading book and reading diary every day. Books will be changed when needed. Children should not wear jewellery to school apart from stud earrings.


Just a reminder that children will not need to bring in additional stationery or pencil cases as this equipment will be provided and that toys should be left at home.


PE for Kestrel will be Thursday (year 5 will be swimming) and Friday, Kingfisher will have PE on Thursday and Friday, Fox will have PE on Tuesday and swim on Thursday. Children are to come to school in their PE kit and trainers on these days to avoid the need to change in school. Earrings need to be either removed for PE or covered in plasters that you can provide please.


Class Dojo is still being used to communicate with parents and there is a contact the teacher form on the class page on the website for you to be able to contact us directly.


Curriculum Focus for Summer Term 1 2024

Our History topic this term will be: What legacy did the Ancient Greeks leave for us?

Maths Year 5 –Converting units, Data, Roman Numerals and Angles

Year 6- Data and SATs revision

English – We will be ‘writing to inform using our History topic as a stimulus for writing.

Science – We will be exploring classification with the key question: What are living things and how do you classify them?

RE – We will be learning about a range of religions with our key question- How do religious and non-religious people express their beliefs/views creatively?


PE – We will be working on our map reading skills in OAA.

Art- What does Ancient Greek art and architecture tell us?

Computing - Can I programme a physical device?

Online safety – How do I manage online information?

PHSE – What do I need to know about the wider world?

French - We will be learning Healthy Living or Regular verbs

Music - How does music shape our way of life?


Diary Dates for Summer Term 2024

Tuesday 16th April - Children return to school

Monday 6th May - School closed May Day Bank Holiday

Thursday 18th April- Year Five swimming starts. Every Thursday for the full term.

Monday 13th May - Year Six SATs week

Tuesday 21st May- UKS2 trip to Lincoln Collection Museum

Friday 24th May – Last day of Summer term one


As we have learnt, the best made plans sometimes need to change.  The above dates may need to be altered but we will do our best to communicate any necessary changes as soon as we are aware.



Please feel free to come and see me if you have any concerns or questions, I will be happy to help.


Thank you

Age Related Expectations in Year Six for English and Maths


To contact Miss Houldridge directly, please complete the form below.