‘Every child counts, every moment matters’

Year 6 2019 - 2020

Miss Connolly

Y6 class teacher, Computing and Pupil Premium lead.

Mrs Hart

Y6 TA

Mrs Taylor

HLTA

Mrs Lord

Y5B TA.

Coronavirus Update

Following school closure due to the coronavirus, please see the weekly timetable below. A new timetable for each week will be available each Monday morning by 9 am.

Where appropriate, answers for the previous week will also be posted on the following Monday. Please mark your child's work and try to guide them with their corrections. Where work can be returned to me, you should upload this via the pupil login page (homework area) to alert me.

You should aim to complete the work set on the relevant day. Details of this work can be found in the curriculum grids below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to email me: s.connolly@britannia.lancs.sch.uk.

Thank you for your support.

Your child should be completing the daily activities from the curriculum grids (see below for daily activities) in the exercise book which has been sent home with them.

Please also see the following instructions to help you with downloading home learning on an iPhone/iPad/Android device. I have sent the majority of home learning home as a hard copy as well.

Thank you very much for your support.

Accessing Home Learning (iPad/iPhone/Android) Here are some instructions how to access and extract the files from a ZIP file if accessing the home learning on an iPad/iPhone/Android device.

Maths Curriculum Grid An overview of daily Maths activities for the next two weeks (wc 23rd and 30th March 2020). I'd recommend doing 3-4 pages a day (a bit of Arithmetic and a bit of Reasoning).

Maths Methods Here is how we would be expecting your child to work out some of their Arithmetic.

Topic Curriculum Grid An overview of daily curriculum activities for the next two weeks (wc 23rd and 30th March 2020). I'd recommend doing 1 a day. 

Grammar/Spelling/Reading Curriculum Grid An overview of daily Grammar/Spelling/Reading activities for the next two weeks (wc 23rd and 30th March 2020). I'd recommend doing 1-2 pages of Grammar a day. The recommended Comprehension can be found in the children's home learning area under 'Past SATS Reading 2016' and then 'Past SATS Reading 2017-2019'. Please do a bit of Spelling every day! Revisit the spelling rules and practise the spellings which the rule applies to but particularly the exceptions! Then practise the Y3/4/5 and 6 statutory word list. Your child needs to be able to confidently able to spell the majority of these by the end of Year 6 and use them in context in a sentence correctly. Your child should also be reading for pleasure for a little bit every day too.

English Curriculum Grid An overview of daily English activities for the next two weeks (wc 23rd and 30th March 2020) - 1 per day. 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Get up,get dressed and have breakfast.
Maths  Maths Maths Maths Maths
Break- get up and get moving . You could try a GoNoodle: https://www.gonoodle.com/
Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
English English English English English
Grammar Grammar Grammar Grammar Grammar
Spelling Spelling Spelling Spelling Spelling
Lunch
Curriculum  Curriculum  Curriculum  Curriculum  Curriculum 
Get active and have fun. Get active and have fun. Get active and have fun. Get active and have fun. Get active and have fun.
Teach yourself a new skill, do something to help at home. Relax and smile!

We would love for your children to continue their reading journey at home.

From 7pm tonight, an author, Christopher Duke, will be reading a chapter of his new book, Archie unplugs the Internet. You can watch it live on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGXzXEgTVK4

Every day, David Walliams will be releasing a free audio story every day for the next thirty days. Please click on the below link for more information and to listen.

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/?fbclid=IwAR1RYDwP1eLkPi1GlovwcDsev5WgkRk2XdXmvBL1JC02Dw6q-w3jQQxYbMg

Here are some links to ebooks and audiobooks that you can access for free:

http://www.magickeys.com/books/

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/pages/library-page

https://www.kidsworldfun.com/ebooks.php

World Book Online have just made their fabulous collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks available for free for children to access at home. They have books suitable for all ages.

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw==

 

The Body Coach Joe Wicks will be putting on live PE lessons each week day from 9am. They will be 30 minute workouts aimed at children of all ages. You can find ‘PE with Joe’ on the Youtube channel ‘The Body CoachTV’.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Please see below a list of useful websites to support home learning: 

https://register.britannica.co.uk/Lancashire_Virtual_School/ Britannica is great; it's like an online Encyclopedia! Click on a level to begin: foundation, intermediate and advanced. When prompted, type in the password 'lvschool'. Happy researching and exploring!

https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/ - This website has lots of different extracts from different books that your child(ren) can read! You can sort the extracts by age, find out about different authors etc etc. 

https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Sign up and do Maths with Carol Vorderman! 

https://www.youtube.com/c/thetrainingspace - If you subscribe to this YouTube channel, Jane Considine will be streaming live English sessions for children of all ages starting from Monday at 9.45am.

https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/portal/free-materials/ - Some free home learning packs and resources for each year group, focusing on a number of different topics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cNjAj_o0SI - Yoga

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio- stories and games

https://www.tinkercad.com/ - All kinds of making

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/ - phonics

https://theimaginationtree.com/   creative arts and crafts

https://toytheater.com/  Educational online games

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/   Activities and quizzes

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/   Learning resources

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/  

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Free resources for primary age

https://world-geography-games.com/   Geography games

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/ Wide range of educational videos

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk/  Free challenge packs

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=getStarted Creative computer programming

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Activities and quizzes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary

https://www.wordhippo.com/  Online dictionary and thesaurus 

Hello! The teacher in Year 6 is Miss Connolly and our wonderful teaching assistants are Mrs Hart, Mrs Taylor and Mrs Lord who help us at different times during the week. We are going to have lots of fun in Year 6 and have had a fantastic start back as the oldest members of Britannia. 

Please see the newsletter below for all of the exciting learning that we will be doing this half term. It is really important that your child is completing as much of their home learning as independently as possible this year in preparation for high school.

If you have any queries or concerns, you can speak to me on the yard, arrange a meeting via the office or you can email me on s.connolly@britannia.lancs.sch.uk.

We have been very busy so far in Year 6! Please have a look at the gallery below to look at what we have been up to....

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Year 6: News items

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Year 6: Gallery items

Our AMAZING DT Playgrounds, by Miss Connolly

World Book Day, by Miss Connolly

Year 6: Calendar items

Life Education Visit, by Mrs Dempsey

Life Education Visit, by Mrs Dempsey

Class Photographs, by Mrs Dempsey

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