Welcome to Year 6!
Class Teacher: Mrs Theresa McDonagh
Teaching Assistant: Ms Emma Fletcher
Year 6 is a special and exciting time as the children of St Mary’s bring to a close their primary school days. It is a fast-paced year when the children consolidate their existing learning and face new challenges. The transition has been easy, and we are all working together so positively in what I would describe as a warm and happy learning environment.
Creating awe and wonder around learning is paramount at St Mary's; we aim to instill in the children a deep passion for learning and a self-confidence that will serve them well as they mature into young adults. Happy children thrive, take risks and enjoy the sweet taste of success.
Should circumstances allow, there should be many highlights for the children to look forward to throughout the year, including: local sporting competitions; a 4 night residential; a Dragon’s Den style competition; a class assembly and mass; Bikeability ; personal projects; a Year 6 Café; an end of year production; and an end of year mass at Clifton Cathedral.
When the summer term arrives, we look forward to the sunshine and the many outdoor lessons. Sports Day is always a joyous occasion - one we hope to see this summer, and the Year 6 rounders match is a particular highlight for the whole school . This is when the eager and determined Year 6 children challenge the equally determined staff.
To bring to a close the end of a chapter, the Year 6 children will hopefully have a wonderful party with friends and family, to celebrate their many successes. Once again, circumstances permitting, the entire school and their families should also give them a farewell assembly. Here, at St Mary’s, we certainly like to do things in style.
Let the year commence, and let us make many happy memories that will stay with our children for a long time to come.
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“We are all children of God, one family working together to develop a community of shared values, shared challenges and equal opportunities through knowledge and understanding of the Gospels, with Jesus Christ as our teacher.”
St Mary’s Catholic School Mission Statement