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Year 6

Welcome to our Year 6 Class!

 

Year 6 EASTER BREAK.

 

Hi! I hope you are all well and are getting used to being at home for learning. I have a very important message for the next two weeks- enjoy your Easter break! You do have the homework packs I gave you before the school shut so please dip into these but spread it out so you can have a nice relaxing time too. It has been a very strange time for everyone, including your lovely parents, so choose to spend some quality time together as a family. Play games, get outside in the fresh air (from a safe distance from others), read books together, watch films, help with chores and cook. Enjoy some Easter cooking or eating your Easter eggs. I’ve added some links to Easter anagrams, word searches, craft and recipes but these are NOT supposed to be work. Do them if you want to or leave them! It is up to you (or your parents if they want you occupied for a little while!). My only rule is: have some fun and family time!

 

I really hope I’ll get to see you all soon but in the space between stay safe, healthy and happy. I will update our class page after the Easter Break with some more learning for you to do. Take care, Mrs R! xx

P.S. Do you like my unicorn headband?!

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HOME SCHOOL LEARNING PAGE.

Week 2- 30/03/2020

 

Hello, in this time of change we are doing our best to help you and your children learn as much as possible. Home learning will be different for each child/ family so we are not setting strict time guides but giving you lots of options of work (computer based and non-screen) to complete over the period away from school. This will be updated EACH MONDAY so please keep looking at what new suggestions, weblinks or tasks we have added as the school closure continues. 

 

Year 6- On a personal note I just want to thank all of you for being so brilliant (Great, Fantastic, Brilliant!) during this time. I am so proud of each and every one of you for all you have achieved so far, keep learning and stay active (Dance to Footloose/ Stronger in your lounge to cheer you up! I will be!). Hopefully I'll see you all as soon as we can. Keep smiling! Mrs R xx

 

ENGLISH:

Reading- see link.There are lots of poems to enjoy this week. Oxford Owl eBooks.

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/explore/?age=259

Spelling- week 11 & 12 on Homework section. Complete the word search with Week 12 words for your spelling group (or all of them!) Use Spellingframe: https://spellingframe.co.uk/

Writing- Creative writing task- Diary writing. See link.

 

MATHS: Spring 2nd Half KIRF,  TT rock stars.

Fluent in 5- time yourself for 5 minutes and answer the questions each day, ask your adult to check your answers or use a calculator:

Monday- 1) 4,326 + 2,253 = 2) 86 x 395 = 3) 1,245 ÷ 15 = 4) 438 x 100 = 5) 1 1/3 + 5/3 = 6) 15% 0f 98 =

Tuesday- 1) 5,732 – 3,157 = 2) 8,098 x 17 = 3) 3,260 ÷ 16 = 4) 91 x 1,000 5) 2 8/10 + 4/10 6) 26% of 260 =

Wednesday- 1) 7,285 + 1,819 = 2) 52 x 49 3) 2,156 ÷ 14 = 4) 6,200 ÷ 100 = 5) 1 2/3 – 4/3 = 6) 18% of 400 =

Thursday- 1) 6,387 – 5,528 = 2) 5,118 x 52 = 3) 5,801 ÷ 22 = 4) 800 ÷ 100 = 5) 1/5 + ¼ = 99% 0f 800 =

Friday- 1) 7,285 + 2,253 = 2) 1,253 x 43 = 3) 3,716 ÷ 11 = 4) 8.31 ÷ 10 = 5) 2/6 – 1/8 = 6) 55% of 128 =

Rapid reasoning- 5 minutes timed (I'll add the answers later in the week!!) See links. 

Times Tables- each week try one of the tests in the pack below (see documents). See if you can get more accurate and faster across the week. What is the most you can complete accurately? How fast can you complete it accurately?

 

SCIENCE: Espresso- Science KS2- Electricity (Upper) section.  (Username: student6062  Password: waving)

What can you learn about Electricity? Make notes in your book to help you remember. Try the activities on the website. Look at the documents page for more to do.

https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20170712124904/http://sustainability.sellafieldsites.com/wp-content/themes/sellafield_sustainability/assets/php/test.php?gameid=343

http://www.learningcircuits.co.uk/

 

PHYSICAL: Joe Wicks every day at 9am on YouTube- "PE with Joe". Dance to Stronger/ Footloose or other songs. Can you remember our dance moves? Can you create one of your own?

 

RE: Learn about the Easter story and why Easter is so important to Christians. What is Holy Week? Can you remember the different days? How do Christians celebrate this time? What symbols represent Easter for Christians? See the documents for more to do.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztkxpv4/articles/z4t6rj6

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video_index/item1028383/grade2/index.html

 

RESEARCH: DK Find Out (https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/) or Kiddle search (https://www.kiddle.co/)

Search for Famous scientists who discovered or used electricity in a new way. What did they discover/ invent? Do we still use their ideas today?

 

TV TIME: BBC Newsround- What are the local, national and global stories? 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2882hv/resources/1

Watch videos about Electricity and find out new information and facts to understand the topic.

 

PRACTICAL TASK: Build a reading den. Find somewhere cosy, snuggle up and read your favourite book! Can you use a table/ chair to create a den? Will you use a blanket or duvet? Can your brother(s) and sister(s) come inside too? Draw a picture or take a photograph of your creation!

 

PUZZLE/GAMES TASK: Try to complete a Sudoku task. Can you create your own secret code? You could use letters, numbers, pictures or something else! Can you get someone else to try and crack it? See documents/links for help.

 

MINDFULNESS ACTIVITY:

Try some Cosmic Yoga this week: this activity is called Thought Bubbles- https://www.cosmickids.com/category/watch/?video_category=mindfulness&changed=video_category

 

40 ACTS OF KINDNESS: see link.

 

CREATIVE KICKSTART: see link.

Dance Project 2020 Tunes!

Stronger.
You know what to do!!

02 Footloose.mp3

Footloose
You know what to do!!

Introduction

Welcome to our Year 6 class page. We hope you find this page informative and interesting. We will be adding more over time but you can find out lots of information about our class here. Weekly homework, spelling lists and termly Creative Kickstart homework will be posted for you but also key information about our learning will be shared with you. Scroll to the bottom to see some interesting pictures in our class gallery! Thanks for visiting, Year 6 children and Mrs Ratcliffe. 

Curriculum Subjects

 

Upper Keystage 2 - Year 6 

 

The children in our Year 6 class are taught a wide variety of subjects and topics from the National Curriculum. They are assessed using Milestone 3 which assesses their understanding of the topics taught. Throughout upper key stage 2 they will be assessed using a basic, advancing or deep understanding of their learning, using the milestone criteria. 


Year 6 pupils will also be formally assessed in May with their end of key stage- Secondary ready tests. They will be assessed by the teacher using the interim standards provided by the government. 


What subjects do we cover?


• English: Writing, Reading and Communication
• Mathematics: To know and use numbers, Multiplication and division, fractions, properties of shape, position, direction and movement, measures, statistics and algebra
• Science: working scientifically, biology, chemistry and physics
• Art and Design Technology
• Computing
• Music
• History
• Geography
• Physical Education
• Religious Education
• Personal development and Citizenship, including our school Christian values
• MFL- French


Although subjects are considered discrete we teach as much of the curriculum as possible through themes and topics throughout the year.
We focus on our school Christian values throughout Year 5 and 6 and develop the children’s roles within school through giving them jobs to do, rewarding Year 6 children with Values stripes for their achievements and developing restorative leading skills.

This is our school. With God’s help we care for one another, are curious in our learning, and know we are all loved.

 

Luke 10:27  'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbour as yourself.'

 

Love  Learn  Grow

Key Class Information:

PE days are on Tuesday & Thursday. Except Autumn Term 2 (from October half term to Christmas break) when we swap our Thursday session to Monday afternoons for Dance sessions.

 

Library sessions are on a Wednesday afternoon.

 

Spellings are given out and tested on Mondays.

Times tables are tested on Thursdays.

Written Homework is given out on Thursdays and due back the following Tuesday.

Reading records are checked on Fridays

Reading books are changed on Mondays and Fridays but can be changed any day if needed. 

 

Useful Links
Class Gallery

Christmas Production- I'm Gonna Shine December 2019

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