Mr Cairns’ Class

Just a quick note to welcome your child into my class in Year 6 and to wish them every success throughout the coming year. Here are some of the important events which occur during the week.

Year 6 will enter and leave school by the main school gate (buzzer): their times are 9.15am-3.30pm.

Firstly, your child will be given a set of ten words to learn on Monday and will be expected to return this work on Friday. Secondly, homework will be given out on Tuesday and again should be handed in on Friday, parents must sign homework and spellings for your child to receive his/her reward star.


As well as this, it is important that your child reads at home at least three times a week. Reading diaries will be checked on a Friday.  Reading books/records should be brought to school every day. Your child will be rewarded for doing their homework, spellings and reading.

Other important events which happen during the week are swimming and P.E. Swimming is on a Monday afternoon at Boldon Comp. P.E. is on a Tuesday afternoon. If your child is unable to participate then they should bring a note explaining why they cannot participate.

Thank you in anticipation of an enjoyable year, if you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to speak to me by contacting the school office.

– Mr Cairns


Our topics for the Autumn 2 half term are as follows:

Maths: Place Value, Four operations and fractions
Literacy: My dad’s a Birdman and The Island
Science: Evolution: Have we always looked like this?
History: The Vikings: Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?
DT:  How can you create a Viking long ship from a range of materials?
RE: Christmas: What do the gospels tell us about the birth of Jesus?
Computing: Stocks and shares
French: Family Tree and Faces and Body Parts
PHSE: Friendships and relationships


Click here to join our class on ClassDojo


Dates for Diaries:

Wednesday 11th November – Flu vaccinations

Wednesday 11th November – Parents Evening

Friday 13th November – Non-uniform day for Children in Need

Wednesday 18th November – Odd Sock Day for Anti-Bullying Week

Friday 4th December – Year 6 Christmas Party

Monday 7th December – Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 18th December – Inset Day (school closed to pupils)


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