Class 6J 2018 - 2019

Mr Jones

Mr Jones

Welcome to 6J

Your Year 6 team is Mr Jones and Mrs Schofield, along with Mrs Hall and Mrs Prince.

Your Class Councillor is Millie Dunn

Vice Class Councillor is George Dean

Your Sports Councillors are Tyler Macdonald and Lily Phillips



Year 6 homework: a Mathletics certificate (try and achieve 3 new gold bars per week), at least 50-100 pages of reading each week and five weekly spellings (which will start week beginning 10.9.18 and be found on this page.  They will be available from Friday pm for the following week).

Spellings, vocabulary and ideas for writing will all be improved if children can meet the Government recommendation of one reading book per week.

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.

Weekly Spellings

Week beginning 19th November - determined, develop, dictionary, disastrous, embarrass

Week beginning 12th November 2018 - correspond, criticise, curiosity, definite, desperate

Week beginning 8th October 2018– competition, conscience, conscious, controversy, convenience

Week beginning 1st October 2018– category, cemetery, committee, communicate, community

Week beginning 24th September 2018– available, average, awkward, bargain, bruise

Week beginning 17th September 2018 – amateur, ancient, apparent, appreciate, attached

Week beginning 10th September 2018 - accommodate, accompany, according, achieve, aggressive


Check out the link below for a list of reccommended books. 

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

PE: Tuesday will be indoor athletics and Friday will be outdoor, please bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. 


What are we learning?

This autumn term, these are some of our topics:

Literacy - 'Talk For Writing' pieces covering persuasion and Biography

Maths - Shape, calculation strategies, fractions

History - World War I; Black History Month – Walter Tull

Geography: South America 

Science – Evolution and Inheritance with a focus on Charles Darwin

Computing - Online safety and spreadsheets

R.E. – An introduction to Hinduism and the importance of Rama

Personal Development - KiVa; Anti-Bullying; P4C - Geography Focus

German - 

P.E. – Indoor Athletics and Invasion Games

Music – Voiceworks with a singing focus

Art – Focus on Andy Warhol

D.T. – Bread and burgers


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Contact the School

Leighton Academy

Principal - Mrs Joanna Young
Deputy - Mrs Samantha Thompson
Leighton Academy
Minshull New Road, Crewe

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

Senco -
Mr N Jones -
Mrs L Schofield -

Pastoral & Welfare Manager -
Miss Z Dyer -

Tel: 01270 814016