Year 6 2017 - 2018

Mr McCulloch

Mr McCulloch

Mr McCulloch, the teacher of Year 5M, and loves to play football! I love Liverpool FC - as you all know!


Mr McCulloch  works with Year 6 - any problems please feel free to pop in and speak to me.


Autumn Term

Welcome back, another new year begins! We hope that you all had a great summer and that lots of fun times were enjoyed.  We have a busy term ahead, one that will be both interesting and fun! 


Our Topic this term will focus on Shipwrecks and Survival, where the children will be challenged each week to complete a a series of tasks linked to survival or shipwrecked. In the first week we will focus our journey and plan a route, whilst considering the dangers that may occur whilst on the seas!


This term we are also fortunate to be given the opportunity to work with UK Military School again, and so each Thursday children will need to come into school dresssed appropriately.




Reading remains a main focus for children in year 6 and will be studied in small groups or as a whole class.  Some children will be given a banded book to read at home as chosen by the class teacher, whereas others will bring home a free choice Library Book.  Children may wish to read a book of their own choice from home – which is fine.  


As with every year group in St. John Fisher, home reading is of high priority and of huge importance.  Our expectation is that every child in class will read with an adult at home at least three times per week.  We will continue to check your child’s home/school reading diary each week, to see your comments and to gain an insight into the great discussion that you are having at home about the texts being read.  A ‘home’ read, in our opinion, should be approximately 10 minutes, of which half of the time should be your child reading (aloud or in their head), and then the remaining time should be spent discussing, questioning and evaluating what has been read.  This aspect of your child’s home learning is incredibly important, and your support is greatly appreciate.


At this stage in year 6, an essential part of homework is reading which we expect to continue for at least ten minutes every day.



  • Vocabulary Here is a website which is full of exciting vocabulary. Click on the different links to find adjectives, adverbs, alternative words for said and many more! There is also a link called 'word classes' this will help you to revise what verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs are.

  • Maths A range of questions for you to test yourself.

  • Maths Telling the time and times tables games.

  • Sentence games. Here are some sentence games to help you to work on those complex sentences!


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Contact the School

St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794