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Year 6 2022 tips

Back to school tips for Year 6 2021

Is your child starting Year 6 this September? Read on for some tips to help ease the transition after a whirlwind 2 years of lockdowns, bubbles and home learning. Settling back into school after the six week holidays is never an easy adjustment, let alone after the chaos and unpredictability of partial school closures and bubbles being sent home. The Year 6's this year have experienced a particularly unusual time, having missed out on a large chunk of school time in Year 4 and then entering a completely unfamiliar learning environment in Year 5 with rows, no joint assemblies, bubbles and…

How to catch up on missed maths during Year 5

Families of Year 5 children deserve a medal If you were a parent of a Year Five child during school closures, I take my hat off to both you and your child. So many children across the country missed out on as much as 6 months of school during lockdown. Whatever your circumstance was at home and however much effort you put in to balancing family and work responsibilities with the needs of home schooling your children, it is inevitable that your child has probably missed out on some maths that they need to know before they transitioned to Year…

Are you a Year 6 teacher?

Are you a Year 6 teacher? The struggle is real As a Year 6 teacher, the pressure is intense. Nobody really understands it unless they've experienced it! The responsibility and accountability of getting 30 pupils with varied abilities and learning styles to reach their progress targets and age related expectations while ensuring breadth of curriculum, mental wellbeing and a love of school is huge. Now with the added complication of a new cohort who have experienced 2 school years affected by the Covid 19 pandemic and the fact that SATS have been cancelled 2 years on the bounce, and you have…