Baines Road, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 1TE


The Gainsborough Charles Baines Community Primary School

Together we achieve

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

The staff in Year 6 are Miss McKay, Mrs Andrew and Mrs Taylor.

Miss McKay teaches in class on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs Andrew teaches in class on a Thursday and Friday. 


This term, our P.E. days are Wednesday and Thursday.

Please ensure that your child comes to school in their school uniform on these days and has their P.E. kit in school. 

For this term, we will be swimming on a Thursday afternoon. Please ensure that your child brings appropriate swimming attire, a swim hat and a towel with them to school.


Homework will be given out on a Friday and will need to be returned by the following Wednesday. It will comprise of a piece of SPaG, a maths task and a creative job. 


Please can we ask that children are reading daily and completing their reading record. We cannot stress how important reading is and how essential it is for their future successes.


If you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitant to speak to us before or after school. You can also contact us at



Our Spring Term focusses in English will be:


Non-Chronological Reports



Our Spring Term focusses will be:

Ratio and Proportion






Our Spring Term Geography theme is Frozen Kingdoms. 

This project teaches children about the characteristics and features of polar regions, including the North and South Poles, and includes a detailed exploration of the environmental factors that shape and influence them.


Our Spring Term Science theme is the Electrical Circuits and Components.

This project teaches children about electrical circuits, their components and how they function. They recognise how the voltage of cells affects the output of a circuit and record circuits using standard symbols. It also teaches children about programmable devices, sensors and monitoring. They combine their learning to design and make programmable home devices.

Please find below a copy of our knowledge organiser for you to have a look at.

Art & Design

Our Spring Term Art & Design is Inuit.

This project teaches children about the Inuit way of life, including some of their cultural and artistic traditions.

Please find below a copy of our knowledge organiser for you to have a look at.

Design & Technology

Our Spring Term Design & Technology theme is Engineer.

This project teaches children about remarkable engineers and significant bridges, learning to identify features, such as beams, arches and trusses. They complete a bridge-building engineering challenge to create a bridge prototype.



 For our Spring Term's Music projects, we will be looking at music by Carol King and also attending Singsation at The Gainsborough Academy.

Our weekly singing assemblies will be continuing in school with Mrs Toward.



For our Spring Term's P.E. we are going to be focusing on tennis.