Spring Term 2022
If you are having to self-isolate, then please find details and links below with worksheets and activities for you to engage with and complete. Some of the tasks directly relate to work that we have already started in school, others are consolidation activities.
For the first 1/2 of the spring term,our main topic focus is Africa. For further curriculum information please see our Yr6 curriculum map in the 'About Us' section of the school website under the curriculum tab.
If there is anything that we can help you with throughout the year then you can use the year group email below:
The Yr6 Team
Blended Home Learning Year 6
For our writing, please download the Pie Corbett writing booklet called: Gadgets.
There are step by step instructions, guidance and activities to complete each day.
English w/b Monday 17th January, 2022
In school, we have been creating a non-chronological report. Below here you will find the ppt slides that we will begin our topic with. There are also some examples of n;on-chronological reports of various animals for you to have a look over. Please pay attention to how the reports are set out and presented - there are common structures in all of the reports and how they are layed out.
Following on from this, we will be choosing our own African animal to research and write a non-chronological report about. You will need to research and find out information about your chosen animal so that you can either email in to school or bring in yourself, when you return to school. There is a planning template that you could use in the documents attached below to help you.
Your research should include information including the following:
Please follow the link below to the Natural Curriculum.
Complete work as follows:
Monday – learning objective section
Tuesday – the Grammar bit
W/Th – whiteboard challenges
This section is split over two days as there are several different activities to complete. Please DO NOT feel you need to print off the sheets. Children can just complete in an exercise book or on paper.
Commas to clarify meaning
Expanded noun phrases
Peacock Jumping Spider
Year 6 Reading Comprehension Work - Blended learning
All the reading units are from Oak National Academy.
Please follow the link and then there are videos to watch and activities to complete.
Units are listed for each week up until half term.
We’d also like you to continue reading your own book and keep a record of what you’ve read and a comment about the book. This can be done in your reading record if you have this at home. If not, a piece of paper is fine.
The Giant’s Necklace – Michael Morpurgo
There are 5 lessons but we appreciate that there are only 3 days this week, so lessons 1 – 3 will be fine!
The Blitz Survivor Stories
Holes – Louis Sachar
A Career in Computer Games – by Anthony Horrowitz
London is the Place for Me – by Lord Kitchener
Greenling – Levi Penfold
Maths - White Rose
Here are a few maths tasks for you to tackle. For these tasks you will need to apply your fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills to successfully complete them. They are linked to the objectives and steps that we are currently following in class. There are are links to the White Rose videos for each day, which we highly recommend you watch too. They will not only support your learning, but give you some good reminders/revision of topics that you may have missed out on previously.
Maths Challenge by Choice Yr6
Below here you will find a variety of maths challenges to occupy you, should you choose. They vary in challenge, but should be accessible to everybody in Yr6.
We hope you enjoy trying to attempt, solve and answer them as much as I did finding them!
We'll post the answers to these on a Thursday afternoon so that you can check your solutions. There may be some different solutions to ours too, so we'd love to see them!
Times Table Rockstars Battle of the Yr6 House Bands
This is how the table looks after 4 rounds of matches...
For this 1/2 of term, we are using Africa as the stimulus for a lot of our learning. Below here, you will find information, tasks and challenges to help you broaden your knowledge of this vast continent.
To begin with, download the African Biomes ppt and read through the slides. The other documents are the information sheets you will need & the challenge to complete
Linking art to our Africa topic, we would like you to have a go at trying to draw a lion. Follow the YouTube link below for a step-by-step set of instructions to help you.
Once again, our science topic has a link to our Africa topic as we are learning about adaptations. We will be looking at the conditions in different environments and the characteristics that animals have that help them to survive.
Follow the link below to a series of 6 lessons ( 1 per week) by the Oak National Academy for Yr6
This term we are looking at improving our coding skills. To help you get used to the language of coding, have a go at creating your very own dance party by assembling some 'blocks' of code.
Click on the link below to work through the levels. Can you get all the way to Level 10?