Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

Welcome to the Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E.P.S. Website

Year 6 dates for your diary.

Tennis trip – 25th June.

Mini Olympics at Marl Pits – 27th June.

Summer Fair – 4th July – 3:15pm.

Year 5 and 6 concert 11th July 2pm and 7pm.

Year 6 graduation 12th July 6:45pm.

Leavers’ service 22nd July 10:30am at Church.

KS2 party 22nd July – pm.

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Year 6 SATs information for next week.

Monday 13th May

9:30 – 10:15

Grammar and Punctuation

Monday 13th May

10:45 – 11:00

Spelling test

Tuesday 14th May

9:30 – 10:30

Reading test

Wednesday 15th May

9:30 – 10:00

Maths Arithmetic Fluency

Wednesday 15th May

10:45 – 11:25

Maths Reasoning Paper 1

Thursday 16th May

9:30 – 10:10

Maths Reasoning Paper 2

To ensure that the week goes as smoothly as possible, please note the following points:

  • Please ensure your child is in school on time during SATs week.
  • We will be providing breakfast from 8:45am.
  • Please ensure that your child goes to bed at a reasonable time (without their phone or tablet!)
  • Reassure your child that the tests are nothing to worry about and to keep calm and do their best.
  • SATs results are due in school around 9th

If you have any questions about the SATs, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Burns or Mr Doidge via the school office.


Thank you for your continued support.

Year 6 Open Afternoon

Thank you to those who attended. It was a great afternoon (even for those adults who competed in the times table challenge). Below are a selection of the photos from the afternoon.

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Please find the Year 6 SATs PowerPoint presentation below.  If you have any questions about the SATs in May, please do not hesitate to contact myself or Mrs Burns via the school office. 

Many thanks

Mr Doidge

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Year 6 have now been given revision books to prepare them for the end of KS2 tests. The pages they need to complete will be given out every Friday and will need to be completed for the following Friday.


Due 10.4.19

Grammar book: sheet

Punctuation book: sheet

Numeracy advanced: 56, 57, 58 and 59

Numeracy Standard:72, 73, 74 and 75

We are offering a homework club every Wednesday to support the children with their homework books or for children to come along and do extra revision. Snacks are allowed and we recommend that if a child can attend, they should, as it would be hugely beneficial. 

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The school now has access to a fantastic educational tool that helps with times tables. It is fun and is tailored to suit your child's level. We are encouraging children to access it at home where they can challenge themselves at learning each times table.

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Here is a link explaining how TTrockstars can help your child.


World War 2 Afternoon.

Many thanks to those who managed to attend our World War 2 afternoon. Everyone had a great time and some even learned a new dance!

Below are a selection of photos from the day.

Year 6 Blog!  Keep an eye out for the updates every week!

Week commencing 8th October 

In Year 2, they have been using dance mat typing BBC.

In Year 3 have created models of Stone Henge.

Year 5 have been designing and making dragon eyes.

Year 6 have been drawing portraits of the Queen and as a school, we raised over £300 for McMillian Cancer Support.

A new club has started – chess club! Image result for chess


Week commencing 24th September

This week in reception they have been learning to count and are starting to learn their phonics.

In Year 1 they have been up to the forest finding dead, alive and never been alive.

Over in Year 3 they have been making brilliant phone cases and investigating exercise.

In Year 4, they have started their topic on Romans whilst year 5 have been learning about human rights.

Year 6 – the Macmillan coffee was a great success.  Thank you to everyone who donated.  

Harvest took place at church on Wednesday afternoon, all the children performed well and we all enjoyed the service. 




Our focus for Literacy will be surrounding World War II. We will be starting by recreating our own extracts from a diary. The children will be listening to personal experiences from people who were alive during the war.


A great source of information, as well as having a range of activities can be found by clicking the link below.





We are currently completing our topic on ratio and proportion.


We will then be revisiting all the areas of the curriculum in order to prepare for the end of Year 6 tests.


It is important that your child is encouraged to engage with the resources on offer to help practice fluency, reasoning and problem solving.


Homework books will be sent home soon to assist your child in revising for the tests.


SUMDOG has a great range of games that are tailored to your child's level.


Our new topic is based around the events of the Second World War!


Learning about the experiences of evacuees.


Exploring the kinds of shelters that kept people safe...


Discovering how women were enrolled into various wartime jobs...

 As well as looking at propoganda, modes of transport, key events and more.


There are many websites you can explore that will give more information on this subject please click on some of the links below


BBC website WW!!

Imperial War Museum North

National Geographic


The children will be covering the unit 'Computational Thinkers'. They will be exploring algorithms and learning about binary and linear processes.


Scratch is a great online tool that the children can use.



P.E is on a Monday and a Friday.  All children must have a plain t-shirt, plain shorts and the correct sized pumps in school at all times.  They will be sent home at the end of every half term. P.E. on a Monday will be taught by Mr. Doidge.  P.E. on a Friday will be taught by Mrs S. Barnes.

Here is the presentation that was shown at the Welcome Afternoon.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Many thanks.

A warm welcome to our new Year 6 children!  We hope you have had a relaxing summer holiday and the children are ready for what Year 6 brings!

 P.E. kits will be required on Monday 3rd September.  

Our Year 6 welcome meeting is on Wednesday 12th September at 2pm.  We hope to see you there. 

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