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Year 6 Remote Learning- Extra Activities

Year 6 Remote Learning- Extra Activities

Please read the following information about extra activities your children can complete during this time of remote learning. It is important to note that these are in addition to the three daily lessons which will be set on Seesaw.

This list will be updated so keep checking!

Many Thanks,

Miss McTernan

 

Learning by Questions

Children will be set tasks on ‘Learning by Questions’ in Literacy, Maths, Science, History or Geography. Login codes only last one day and will be sent to parents via text message.

 

Timestables Rockstars

Children have their own log in for app and should continue to work through the timestables activities. If your child has lost their/ forgotten their log in details, please contact the school office.

 

Purple Mash

Each child has now been set up with a login to Purple Mash- an app in which the teacher will set work (in which case, the children will be notified) and the children can play educational games. Login details will be sent to individual pupils via Seesaw.

 

EdShed

EdShed includes a range of activities relating to Literacy and Maths. Each child has access to login to this app, and these details will again be sent out via Seesaw.

 

BBC Education Offer

Beginning on Monday 11th January, the CBBC channel will be delivering three hours of primary lessons including live lessons and Bitesize lessons.

 

Joe Wicks

Beginning on Monday 11th January, Joe Wicks is beginning three live workouts per week- Monday, Wednesday and Friday. These will only last 20 minutes and are a great way to start the day! These can be found on his YouTube channel.

Year 6 Evacuation

Year 6 Evacuation

As part of their WWII Homefront topic, Year 6 pupils shared an evacuation experience day in which they (dressed as WWII schoolchildren) took part in a range of fun games and activities to find out what it was really like for children during WWII. The children played indoor and outdoor games that evacuee children would… Continue Reading

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

To mark Armistice Day on 11th November, each class prepared poppies which were added to a display of remembrance, remembering the fallen soldiers from the First World War and all subsequent conflicts. In the afternoon, Year 6 pupils led the school in a virtual liturgy in which the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Robert Binyon… Continue Reading

The ‘Big 3’

The ‘Big 3’

Our very own ‘Treaty of Versailles’ In the Forest School, Year 6 pupils enjoyed getting into character of the leaders of the ‘Big 3’ countries from the end of World War One- Great Britain, France and the United States of America. The countries came together to agree what would happen to Germany following the war,… Continue Reading

Year 6 Curriculum Presentation

Year 6 Curriculum Presentation

Please find attached the PowerPoint from the Year 6 Curriculum Evening. If you have any questions about its content, please contact Miss McTernan via the school office. Curriculum Evening PowerPoint Additional resources: Grammar Glossary Spellings-Y5-and-6-1 Question-stems-to-support-you-with-supporting-your-childs-comprehension Continue Reading

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Year Six have have made a fantastic start to Maths, working through the mastery curriculum with increased confidence and skillfulness. So far they have tackled a range of reasoning and problem solving challenges in place value and addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Rafal said ‘I love Maths because it is challenging but fun at the… Continue Reading

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

As part of their World War One topic, Year 6 have been finding out about what happened to the Bradford Brothers, who came from County Durham, during World War One. The children enjoyed using a range of primary sources (including the 1891 census, photographs, maps, newspaper cuttings and war reports) to discover about their life… Continue Reading

Electricity Investigation

Electricity Investigation

As part of their Science topic ‘Electricity’, Year 6 carried out an investigation to find out if the voltage of a battery impacts on the brightness of a bulb. After making suitable predictions, they set up their own circuits to test their theories. Emily, 10, said ‘I liked learning about how powerful batteries can be… Continue Reading

Year 6 Summer 2 Week 4

Year 6 Summer 2 Week 4

Hello Year 6, I hope you and your family are well and continuing to enjoy your time together. Please find below all of the resources for home learning for next week. Take care and stay safe, Miss McTernan Weekly menu: School-Closure-Menu-Summer-Term-2-Week-4 Maths Monday: Lesson 1 – Area and perimeter Lesson 1 Answers – Area and… Continue Reading