Welcome to Penguin Class

Miss Ward – Year 6 Class Teacher

Mrs Lipscombe – Year 6 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Stelmach- Year 6 Intervention Teacher

6B Transition Board-


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 Ward 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.

Our Topic this Half Term

This half term you child’s topic is – World War Two

Please click on the link below for more information.


What is going on this Half Term


Topic Launch: The children will be launching into the topic by looking at an evacuee’s suitcase.

Educational Visit/Visitors: One Day Creative We will be creating lighthouses based on our novel Letters from the Lighthouse.

Aspire Afternoon/Parent Partnerships/Topic Finale: Presenting our working lighthouses.

Things to Remember

Your child should arrive promptly at school for 8.50am 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:

Tuesday and Thursday- Indoor/outdoor PE kit.

Wednesday Homework & Spellings are to be handed in

FridayHomework 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 Ward).

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.