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Oak Class - Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

Year 6 is a very important year, helping our pupils prepare for their move to secondary school. We are excited to learn about a range of texts in English and learn efficient and effective maths strategies. This year we will take part in trips linked to our year 6 curriculum and are excited to make this the best year of our pupils educational career so far!

More information about each half term and our curriculum coverage can be found on the year 6 newsletters below, if you would like a printed copy you are welcome to request one via the school office.

Please remember that long hair must be tied up or out of children's faces. For PE lessons no jewellery should be worn and that we are a nut free school.

If you have any questions please contact me via the school office or via email year6@westoxfordschool.co.uk

Thank you for your support

Miss Howard

Year 6 January 2024 newsletter-

year 6 newsletter january 2024 docx.pdf

 Forest school!

In year 6 we have been having great fun at Forest school with Mrs Warburton. Learning all about how to survive in the wild but also how to protect and respect our outdoor spaces.

John Radcliffe Hospital IMPS trip!

We visited the JR hospital for our IMPS trip to learn about injury minimisation, how to keep our selves safe and what to do if there is a first aid situation. It was great fun and really informative. We travelled to the JR hospital on the public bus as practise ready for secondary school!

Our amazing topic projects from November- Ancient Greeks!

We worked on topic projects over a few weeks including October half term and the outcomes were amazing! We had a wide range of exciting models, presentations and creative art pieces. We shared our pieces with each other and then went to year 5 and saw theirs and shared ours again.

Here are a few of them!

Our Curriculum For Year 6

We follow the National Curriculum at the West Oxford Community Primary School. Our team in the classroom works hard to make sure that every child is nurtured and supported as we work together to achieve the milestones set down by the  government, creatively and effectively.

The subjects that we cover include: English, mathematics, science, art and design, citizenship, computing, design and technology, geography, history, languages (Italian), music and physical education.

Year 6 SATS Information

2019 SATs results can be found here.  
2022 SATs results can be found here

An information leaflet for parents, published by the Standards and Testing Agency, can be found here.

 Previous years



Year 6 Science Investigation posters


Y6 DT Playgrounds

 Library Visit

We visited the Oxfordshire County Library today, and learnt about the Dewey decimal system; had a Maya quiz and then we were able to borrow books from the library.


Mexican-inspired Artwork

Mexican inspired Art


World Book Day 2023

 Maya Archaeologist

We have really enjoyed our online workshops and Q+A session with Dr. Diane Davies the Maya Archaeologist.

Y6 DT - Steady Hand Game

Using our DT and Science knowledge to create a Steady Hand Game

Safer Internet Day 2023

Y6 Wolf Brother illustrations

Chalk and Charcoal drawings based on Wolf Brother

Science - Wind Turbines

Tudor Portraits

We have created Tudor portraits linked to our topic work this term. We have been really impressed by the careful and accurate drawing skills shown by Year 6 - and this has created some fantastic portraits.

Y6 Tudor Topic Projects 2022

Tudor Topic Projects

It was great to see all of the Tudor Topic Projects brought in by Year 6, and you were also great buddies to the Year 1s and Year 2s when you shared your projects with them. Well done everyone!


Odd Socks Day - at the start of Friendship Week

Junior Citizen Visit

Year 6 had a great time at Rewley Road Fire Station for their Junior Citizen trip. As it was Remembrance Day, we also got to meet the fire crew after joining them for their silence at 11am.


Oak Class Assembly

Well done Oak class on our assembly today! What a great performance from everyone.

 I.M.P.S. Session September 2022

Today, Year 6 took part in the I.M.P.S (Injury Minimisation and Prevention Scheme) training, learning first aid and resuscitation skills.



Tudor Workshop - 22nd September

Thanks to the Hands on Heritage workshop for helping us to find out more about Tudor clothes, writing, objects and The Golden Hind.

Thank you Year 6 for your exemplary behaviour during our class residential to Tregoyd House. We hope you had a great time!

Matthew Arnold School - Year 6 Sports Day

This morning we enjoyed a great sports morning at Matthew Arnold.

World Book Day 2022

We had a day of reading and book-related activities for World Book Day.