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  2. Year 6

Year 6 - Indigo Class & Amethyst Class

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Please follow the link to download our holiday homework for pupils starting in this year group in September 2017. It is full of activities, videos and book recommendations. By taking the time to read with your child for at least 10 minutes a day, you really will make a difference in their learning.

Details of Year 6's Stunning Start in September are included in the homework pack.


The children's final year at Coldean Primary.

Children in Year 6 are able to apply for the positions of House Captain, Vice Captain, Sports Captain, "Good Life" Rep, Bike-It Crew and the School Council positions of Chairperson or Secretary. 

It is also the year of the government's statutory End of Key Stage assessments in reading, writing, mathematics, grammar, punctuation & spelling and science. Click the icon to view a slideshow about these assessments and how you can help your child prepare for the tests.

Educational Visits & Visitors

Please check below for the proposed educational visits and visitors across this year's learning. 

Letters for each trip will be sent out nearer the time with more detailed information along with requests for payment donation.


Autumn Term – Brighton and the Great War

Brighton Pavilion

We will explore how the Pavilion was used as a hospital during World War I and then searching out the parts of Brighton that remain from the Edwardian era.


Spring Term – Blood, Bodies and Other Bits

A visit from Professor C Gull

The University or Brighton visit Year 6 for series of workshops during which children discover what life is like at Uni and how the sorts of courses available lead to career opportunities.

Science Museum, London

We will explore various interactive galleries related to our topic and watch a stunning film about the human body in the IMAX cinema.


Summer Term – Inspirations and Aspirations

We are currently trying to arrange various opportunities linked to our topic and transition to year 7. Further details of this will be given to you nearer the time.

Residential Course at Bowles

A celebration of the children's time at Coldean, an optional 3-day/2-night residential is available towards the end of Year 6.

Secondary School Taster Days

Local secondary schools organise Taster Days for children starting their school in September.