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Year 6 took part in a Staying Safe event

Year 6 BAFTA award event 17th July 2018

The show is nearly here

East Kent Science Jamboree

Bring on Sports Day (we will be ready)

Royal Wedding Party

KS2 SATs 2017-2018

Here are the dates for when the National KS2 SATs will take place in May 2018.
Monday 14th May 2018 until Thursday 17th May 2018.

Here is the timetable for KS2 SAT week 2018


Test Date

English grammar, punctuation and spelling test

Paper 1: short answer questions (45 minutes)

Paper 2: spelling (15 minutes)

Monday 14th May

English reading test

Paper 1: Reading comprehension (60 minutes)

Tuesday 15th May


Paper 1: arithmetic (30 minutes)

Paper 2: reasoning (40 minutes)

Wednesday 16th May


Paper 3: reasoning (40 minutes)

Thursday 17th May


Revision can be fun with a Fractions trail

We have begun reading the Hobbit by JRR Tolkien and this is influencing our writing

Newsletter 27th April 2018

Term 5 and the new university sessions have begun - Here they are investigating how strong is paper?

Year 6 enjoying trying to solve The Mystery of The Golden Pen as part of their World Book Day celebrations.

Newsletter Week Ending 2.3.18

The Three Witches set the scene for our new literacy topic. There are many budding actors in year 6

Macbeth Homework has started to arrive; what will you do?

Term 4 brings Shakespeare's Macbeth

Our Mental Health Week Slogans

We constructed traffic lights using our knowledge of electrical circuits

Here is some of our art work in response to our work on slavery

Viki and Aleksandra won prizes in the What Love Means to Me competition

Don't miss this Harry Potter themed night at Waterstones Weswood Cross!


Remember, bring in evidence that you have joined in this magical event for your chance to enter our Harry Potter raffle at the end of term!


We made traffic lights to apply our learning about electrical circuits

A Knight Bus constructed by one pupil with his family

THE MAKING OF HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR - Year 6 Tuesday 16th January 2017

Newsletter 12.01.18

Term 3's topic - Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

Christmas Celebration at St John's Church for Phase 2

Christmas Unwrapped Visit

Year 6 Learning Together Afternoon November 2017

Newsletter 24th November 2017

Pudsey came to visit, Tuesday 14th November 2017

We had some children from a school near Paris for the morning on Thursday 16th November 2017

Newsletter 10th November 2017

We are writing warning tales - please have a read; consider, what makes this a warning tale

Look what's coming up in term 2.... Do you know the story?

Look what we did on trip to the Royal Harbour Academy

PE - Learning how to play handball

Royal Harbour Visit 17

Year 6 Trip to a local secondary school

Swimming Lessons at the Upton Pool

Harvest Festival 2017

The Minister for Dragon Catching came in to talk to us on Thursday 4th October

We applied our knowledge of ratio by comparing toy cars to the real thing

Newsletter 3 - 6th October 2017

How do you find the area and circumference of a circle? Try asking year 6 pupil.

Stop Motion Animation - How will these individual photos become a short movie? Ask one of our year 6 children

SKIP 2 Be FIT 2017

Skip to be fit Yr 6

Uploaded by Drapers Mills Primary Academy, Margate on 2017-09-23.

Newsletter 2 22nd September 2017

Roald Dahl Day 2017 in Year 6. Can you recognise the famous book characters?

Newsletter 1 08.09.17

Please support your child by learning these words at home.

Essential Information for year 6 pupils


PE days: Monday and Thursday

              Please ensure you child has a pair of shorts and a T-shirt for indoor PE on a Monday and a t-shirt, shorts or tracksuit bottoms and a pair of trainers for Games on a Thursday.  All kit to be named please and in a bag so that it stays all together.


Swimming: Tuesday

             We are hoping to be offering swimming lessons to year 6 pupils as part of the PE National Curriculum.  Pupils will bring a letter home about this.  Kit will be needed, which is purchasable from the school office; swimming hat, costume (girls) or trunks (boys) which are close fitting and a towel.



            Pupils will be reminded if they do not come to school in our school uniform. It is important that they are wearing a tie and that their shoes are not trainers.  Thank you for your support with this



            Homework will be issued regularly linked to reading, spelling, multiplication tables and topics.  We will also be setting activities to complete on Education City linked to our learning.  If you have any queries about homework please talk to your class teacher in the first instance.