Class 6E 2017 - 2018

Mr Emes

Mr Emes

Teacher since 2000. Taught mainly in Years 5 and 6. Teacher at Leighton since 2007.

Welcome to Year 6E

Your Year 6 team is Mr Emes and Mr Jones, along with Mrs McDonough.

Your Class Councillor is Tyler Griffiths

Vice Class Councillor is Owen-Blake Bloor-McGowan


Year 6 homework will be given out on Mondays and reviewed on Fridays.  Children will need to learn their spellings and focus times tables, have five entries in his/her reading journal (50 pages per week minimum, please), and earn a Mathletics certificate.

Spelling tests (5 spellings only to encourage deeper learning) and speed times table tests are done on a Friday.  Try to complete 12 x 12 grids regularly.  Children in Year 6 must know all their times tables facts (multiplication and division) and number bonds instantly.

Please make sure that your child reads for at least 30 mins five evenings each week and makes a note of it in their reading journal, either at home or in school in the morning.  Also, it would be great if you had some time to discuss and share the book with your child.  We are really trying to promote reading for enjoyment and pleasure.  A record will be kept of the reading completed by your child and rewards can be earned.


Check out the file at the bottom of the page for recommended books and authors

Spellings and Mathletics (week beginning 11.12.17)

Unable to set targets for Mathletics on my computers at home.  Will try again at school on Monday morning.

Group 1 spellings: suggest, symbol, system, temperature, thorough

Group 2 spellings: strength, suppose, surprise, therefore, although


Check out the Years 3/4 and Years 5/6 spellings lists below:

Web links for the statutory spelling lists:

Statutory Spelling list for Years 5 and 6

Statutory Spelling list for Years 3 and 4 

To help revise for assessments, visit the following websites:

SPAG and spelling revision

BBC Spelling Bitesize

SPAG and spelling games

BBC Maths revision

CGP Maths revision and games


P.E. kits are to be brought to school every Monday and left in school until Friday

Games (dodgeball)

6J -  Monday A.M ; 6E -  Monday P.M.

P.E. - gymnastics on Wednesday a.m.

What are we learning?

This autumn term, these are some of our topics:

Literacy - 'Talk For Writing' pieces covering the genres of poetry, persuasion, narrative and biography 

Maths - statistics, charts and graphs; 2D shapes, area and angles; multiples, factors and primes; fractions and percentages; estimating, rounding and equivalence; 3D shapes, nets and surface areas.

History - Railways

Geography: North America, South America and Europe landscapes

Science - The Circulatory System; Evolution

Computing - research; Hour of Code

R.E. - Hinduism

P.S.H.C.E. - Drugs and alcohol; philosophical discussion

German - Mein Haus; types of houses and rooms; St. Martin; St. Nikolaus; St. Weihnachten

P.E. - dodgeball; gymnastics

Music - T.B.A.

Art - North American artists


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Contact the School

Leighton Academy

Principal - Mrs Joanna Young
Leighton Academy
Minshull New Road, Crewe
Principal email address -

Contacts for Information -
Mrs T German - Business Manager
Miss J Morris - Bursar
Mrs A Arnold - Executive Officer
Mrs H Holding - Admin Officer
Mrs D O'Reilly - Admin Assistant

Senco -
Mr N Jones -
Mrs L Schofield -

Tel: 01270 685185