Welcome back to the start of the new school year

Year 6

YEAR 6 Drusillas Zoo 2019

We are really excited to offer a visit for our year 6 pupils to Drusillas Park Zoo near Alfriston on Friday 27th September.  This is to support our Science curriculum about Rainforests and Adaptations and the day will include an interactive workshop where the children will have the opportunity to observe a number of animals close up.

Please see below a letter from Dr Jones regarding the expectations of the Year 6s during these last few weeks of term.

Year 6 Letter 2019

To end our Autumn Term you are warmly invited to join us in the school hall on Friday 14th December for a short presentation followed by refreshments in the classrooms. We will start at 9:30am and finish approximately one hour later.

We have been advised by West Sussex County Council Admissions to remind all parents of Year 6 children that the deadline for applying for a secondary school place is 31st October 2018. There is a link below to the information document published by West Sussex along with a link to the application page on their website.



Please contact our school office should you require any assistance in completing the application form.

As part of the Year 6 Health and Fitness Days, we had a visit from the Sussex Cricket Foundation who put the children through their paces with some athletic team games in the hall. These happy children are showing off their well earned sparkle band rewards for their efforts.

Important Letter from Dr Jones

Year 6 Parents Letter 2018

Leavers Assembly

As the end of a fantastic year approaches, we would like to invite you to our leavers’ assembly on Friday 20th July in the school hall.  The assembly will start at 9:30am and will last approximately an hour.  Please arrive by 9:20am so you can be seated before the assembly begins.

Leavers Assembly 2018

As part of our Personal Social Health Citizenship Education curriculum next half term, the year group will be studying Sex Education in Year 6. Should you have any concerns please contact your child’s class teacher.

YEAR 6 Sex Education

We are planning a geography trip to Littlehampton to support the work that we are doing on ‘rivers’.This trip will take place on Thursday 14th June 2018.The activities will include looking at how natural forces and human events have shaped the area and exploring how the river changes on its journey to the sea.  We will also be looking at the new sea defences that have been recently completed.

Year 6 Rivers Trip to Littlehampton

We would like to invite you to 6 Oak’s class assembly about Stephen Hawking on Thursday 7th June. We aim to start at 9:00am. Please arrive by 8:50am so you can be seated before the assembly begins.
6 Oak Assembly Stephen Hawking

The Year 6 Victorian Days take place here in school on Thursday the 8th and Friday the 9th February. For both of these days the children are asked to dress up as Victorian school children as they will be experiencing what is was like to attend school in that era.

Year 6 Victorian Days

To end our Autumn Term you are warmly invited to join us in the school hall on Friday 8th December for a short presentation followed by refreshments in the classrooms. We will start at 9:30am and finish approximately one hour later.
We very much hope you will be able to join us and look forward to seeing you.



This is a reminder for year 6 parents that you need to make an application for your child to transfer to Secondary School in 2018 by Tuesday 31st October. You can follow the link below to make your application on line.


Year 6 Homework and Spellings

Homework letter

Spellings  Week 1  Week 2  Week 3  Week 4  Week 5  Week 6  Week 7

During the week commencing Monday 20th November 2017 each Year 6 class will visit Preston Manor in Brighton to take part in a role play as a Victorian servant. A letter with more information and and permission slip will be sent out in the week after half term. Please see below two useful bits of information regarding the outfits that we would like the children to wear.

Year 6 Victorian Costumes

Year 6 Victorian Pre Activity Letter

Year 6 autumn 17

Welcome back to the new school year, a very special one for our year 6’s. Next May they will have the opportunity to visit Paris and Disneyland in a trip not to be missed. We are holding a meeting for parents and pupils on Tuesday 12th September at 5.00pm in the school hall to give more information about the plans  and the costs of the trip.

     Year 6 Disney Deposit Letter


     YEAR 6 Information Letter

Contact Us

Sparkle Multi-Academy Trust
Orchards Junior School
Nelson Road,
Goring-by-Sea, Worthing,
West Sussex. BN12 6EN

Tel: 01903 520202
Email: enquiries@orchardsjunior.school