Welcome to Llama Class

Miss Riley – Year 6 Class Teacher

Mrs Stelmach – Year 6 Teaching Assistant

Mrs O’Shea – Intervention Teacher

Happy Easter

Home Learning

 Further activities to support your child’s home learning can be found on our school website. 


Links for Reading

This is a link to chapter two of Polar Bear Explorers’ Club which we are reading this week.  You may not want to print it out as it is a lot of pages, but it is on slides so pupils can read it.

Virtual Library 

Below is a link is for Oak Academy’s Virtual Library. Each week they will put a famous book online for pupils to read for free.  You don’t need to register, just click the link.  This week’s author is Jacqueline Wilson.

Letters from the Lighthouse

Chapter 15

David Walliams WBD Assembly 10.30am and 4pm Tuesday 3rd March


White Rose Maths

Each lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.


In school we use Charanga to support our teaching of Music. Charanga can be accessed online via Yumu. This is safe online space where children can learn, play and develop their musicianship. Details on how to login into Yumu can be found in the document below.

Llama Pupil – login letter

Reading at Hendal Primary School

Reading: Our reading resources continue to build upon previous learning stages! Our reading books are organised into coloured bands based on the level of challenge and length of text. We have a wide selection of other books within the coloured bands to ensure children are exposed to a variety of texts with the intention of all children developing a love for reading that will ensure success in adult life.

Curriculum Overview

Welcome to Year 6. Throughout the year your children will learn through the topics;

  • World War Two
  • Extreme Earth
  • Ancient Egyptians  

You can also speak to your class teacher Miss Riley for additional information regarding the National Curriculum for Year 6 or click on the link below.

Click the link below for more information including our exciting Topic Launches, Educational Visits, Aspire Afternoons, Parent Partnerships and Finales.

Year 6 Long Term Curriculum Plan

Our Topic this Half Term

This half term you child’s topic is – Ancient Egyptians

Please click on the link below for more information.

Curriculum Planning Summer 1

What is going on this Half Term

Topic Launch: The children will learning about how Ancient Egypt compares to our lives today?

Educational Visit/Visitors: One Day Creative We will be creating a sculpture based on canopic jars from Ancient Egypt.

Aspire Afternoon/Parent Partnerships/Topic Finale: We will present our final sculptures.

Things to Remember

Your child should arrive promptly at school for 8.45am ready to begin morning work. It is paramount that your child is not late as this accumulates lost learning time.

Please send you child with the correct equipment on the following days:

Monday and Thursday Indoor/outdoor PE kit. (Monday at 1pm and Thursday at 9.30am)

WednesdayHomework & Spellings are to be handed in

Friday Homework and Spelling handed out


If you need any support or have any questions regarding how you can support your child’s learning at home or require further resources please speak to you child’s class teacher (Miss Riley).

Parent Partnerships

We welcome any opportunities for parents to share their skills and knowledge.

Please listen to your child read at home at least three times a week and record this in your child’s reading record.

Milk is available to children at a cost of £1.00 per week. Families who are in receipt of low income benefits will qualify for free milk for their child. To register and pay for milk online, please click on the following link;

Please see the School Dinners page or Mrs Brailsford in the school office for more information about our School dinners