Welcome back to Year 6
How lovely it is to be able to say welcome back! We have to say that the children were nothing short of fantastic last week. They settled in as if they’d never been away and we have no doubt that they will be a brilliant Year 6 team.
There are a few changes for this year that we’d like to let you know about:
- Our outdoor PE afternoon is on a Friday. We would ask that the children wear their PE kits to school on that day, as we cannot store them here at the moment. Their PE kit should consist of a pair of shorts whilst it’s warmer, and then a pair of tracksuit bottoms or leggings for colder months – preferably grey, black or blue if possible. An ordinary school t-shirt and jumper will be fine for them to wear on the top. We would ask that children do not wear jeans on PE days and that they avoid wearing a football kit as well. Suitable trainers for PE should also be worn, too. We would also ask that the children do not wear any jewellery on a Friday either as we have no means of keeping it all separate, nor can we cover earrings safely at the moment.
- Sadly, we can no longer accept any birthday cake or sweets for distribution during the school day. We can also no longer allow the children to distribute birthday invites in school either. We ask that these things are dealt with outside of school for the time being. Please be assured that as soon as we are able to accept cake, we will most certainly let you know!
- The children will soon be able to start bringing reading books home again. Please be assured that we will be working hard to make sure the children begin on a suitable book band colour, especially to encourage fluency and confidence having had such a long break. These bands will be under regular review so don’t be surprised if they seem to move quite quickly through the colours this term! We ask that reading records come in only once a week, on a Friday, when they will be checked and signed off in the normal way.
- Year 6 COSMIC time will be on a Thursday afternoon. The team are no longer able to provide coats or welly boots. Please ensure that children come in suitable shoes and have warm coats and jumpers on as the days become colder. The children will be directed away from the mud and will not be going out in heavy rain, but please only allow them to wear shoes that you don’t mind getting a bit messy.
The children have already shown us how mature and resilient they can be, and we feel very lucky to have such a lovely group of Year 6 children to help us cope with the changes. Let’s hope that school life will be able to return to normal over the course of this year, and that we will all be able to fully enjoy every aspect of Year 6 life at Warren Park.
Until then, please be assured that we are still the same as we’ve always been in Year 6 – work hard; play hard…as one team! Don’t hesitate to give us a call if there is anything you wish to discuss.
Miss Rogers, Mr Rugge and Mr Pollard.
Secondary School Applications
Parents can now apply online at
from 14th September – midnight 31st October 2020.
Notification date will be 1st March 2021.
Parents can either apply online or request an application form from the school office. Parents can now name 4 preferences instead of 3 for this round only.