Year 6 2019 - 2020

Mr Edwards

Miss Mans

IMPORTANT: Home learning during school closure

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the school has had to close. However, this does not mean the children’s learning needs to stop. Below is a list of what the children should be doing during their time at home.

Purple Mash

This will be the main access to learning from home. Children will be set ToDo tasks that they can complete. This includes Coding, which the children have been working through this term. Children can also upload their learning to a class display board for the teacher to view. Children should check daily for new activities or any updates.

Reading

Children should continue to read daily. Keep a log of what your child has read. This can be more than just their reading book, it can be magazines, the news, other reading books at home. Try to use My Book Blog daily.

Topic

You have been set an Enterprise project to complete whilst school is closed.

Year 6 revision

Please complete one page of the Maths, Reading and SPAG revision books.

Year 6 children will be able to access Rising Stars – Achieve SATs Success online. This will enable children to revise and practice for their SATS tests.

You have also been provided with a pack to complete. Please complete two pages daily.

 

 

As well as this, we recommend the following websites to help keep your child’s learning moving forward:

 

Twinkl have made their resources free for one month https://www.twinkl.co.uk

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

White Rose Hub https://whiterosemaths.com/ This is the scheme that we primarily use for maths. They will be adding resources free next week.

Rising stars https://www.risingstars-uk.com/parenthelp

Topmarks Spellingframe https://spellingframe.co.uk/

 

You might want to think about giving yourself a timetable so your weekdays are routine as possible and similar to that in school. A typical day might look like this:

 

9:00 – 9:30

Start of day activity

9:30 – 10:30

Maths

11:00 – 12:00

Literacy

1:00 – 3:00

Topic

Times Table Rockstars

 

Reading

 

Practice 10 spellings from year 5 and 6 list

 

1 page of Rising Stars Maths revision

 

1 online Rising Stars Maths revision

 

1 page from the Home learning pack

One chapter on My BB

 

1 page of Rising Stars Reading revision

 

1 page of Rising Stars SPAG revision

 

1 page from the Home learning pack

You should aim to complete one Purple Mash task and one page of your Enterprise project each day

 

 

Below is a full list of links for the above learning:

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stambrosem21

mybookblog.org/plogin/st-ambrose-rc-primar/

https://my.risingstars-uk.com/

Home learning pack

Enterprise project

Year 5 and 6 spelling list

 

Please regularly check the class page and Puple Mash for any updates. Stay safe, keep your distance from others and thoroughly wash your hands as shown by the school nurse.

Mr Edwards

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Welcome to year 6!

Welcome to a new and exciting school year for the Year 6 students - their final year at St. Ambrose.

We've got lots of enjoyable learning to do this year. This page will be updated throughout the year with key information as well as celebrating the learning and achievements of your child's journey in year 6.

 

Important Dates

Wednesday 10th June - Friday 12th June - Ghyll Head trip

 

Meet the Teachers Meeting

Please find the powerpoint from September's Meet the Teacher presentation.

 

SATs Meeting

Please find the powerpoint from the SATs meeting.

Spellings

In Year 6 you are expected to know all the spellings for Key Stage 2 (Y3-6). These can be found below.

Year 3 and 4 word list

Year 5 and 6 word list

Weekly spellings will be sent home every Thursday and will be tested the following Tuesday. Please practise daily with your child.

 

Share in Our Learning

Please find the Share in our Learning letter for Spring 1

 

Websites

Here are some websites that will be useful for your child throughout their learning each half term.

 

Books

Here are some texts that will be linked to our topics this year:

  • Beowulf, Kensuke's Kingdom and Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo
  • 'Wonder' by R J Palacio
  • The Highway man by Alfred Noyes
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Draywalt

More recommended books for year 6 age can be found at https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/reading-lists-for-ks2-school-pupils/suggested-reading-list-for-year-6-pupils-ks2-age-10-11/ 

Files to Download

Year 6: Blog items

Dougal's Deep Sea Dive, by Mrs Maguire

Year 6: Gallery items

Lego workshop!, by Mrs Smith

Year 6: Calendar items

Summer Half Term, by St Ambrose RC Primary School

Inset Day, by St Ambrose RC Primary School

Inset Day, by St Ambrose RC Primary School

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