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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

 

CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE TRACKS 2020

Come And Join The Celebration

Silent Night

Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Love Shone Down

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Purple Mash Portal

Click on the link below to access Purple Mash.

You will need your username and password to log on. Check your 2Dos each morning to see if you have been left any activities to have a go at.  They should be mentioned on your weekly timetable.

Remember to save and exit and then hand in your work so your teacher can see it and leave you a quick message.

Happy Purple Mashing

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

Week beginning 1st June 2020

From this week onwards, the weekly timetable and associated resources will be uploaded on the class pages of Microsoft Teams.  Please go to the 'Files' tab where you will find a folder for each week. 

Egg Challenge!

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Home Schooling for Week Beginning 18th May 2020

Home Schooling Week Beginning 11th May 2020

Home Schooling Week Beginning 4th May 2020

Home Schooling for Week Beginning 27th April 2020

Home Schooling for Week Beginning 20th April 2020

New resources - Uploaded Wednesday 25th March

 

Please find below a list of websites/apps that we would like to recommend.

 

Doorway online - Touch typing

This is a great skill to learn and the activities here are all free. The activities take around 5 minutes each and will benefit everybody. Touch typing is a big help to those with dyslexia as well as making the process of typing quicker and more accurate.  It will not work on a touch screen, it has to be done on a conventional keyboard.

 

 

Google Sketchup

This is a free 3D modelling program that can produce stunning results, given time and patience.  It is an online application and can be found here.  There are tutorials and of course hundreds of videos on YouTube.

Using sketchup, try to draw objects from around the house/garden first.  Once mastered, try more difficult things like a house or other type of building (items with lines at angles are difficult, as are curves).

 

 

Audible

Good news - audible is making hundreds of titles available for free during the school closures. This service will remain free for as long as schools are shut - this means books are available to stream at no cost at all.  Simply visit stories.audible.com from any browser to get started.  No logins, credit card or passwords needed!

 

I hope this helps,

Mr B.

 

The RE resources above give the children an opportunity to explore various aspects of Religious Education.  They will need to have a QR reader app installed on a phone/tablet in order to access some of the resources. 

New Resources- Uploaded 24th March 2020

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Activities to do at home

We know you will all be reading regularly!

At the top of the page you can see the topic web for each term.  The activities below can help you find out more about each topic.  There are Maths and English pages to practice for your SATs too.

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

 

The BBC Bitesize Website and the BBC Newsround pages are a great place to visit too:

 

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

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

 

Finally, don't forget TTRockstars and Hit the Button for practising your times tables and number facts:

 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Year 6 Topics

Autumn Term   Darwin's Delights

Spring Term     A Child's War

Summer 1       Blood Heart

Summer 2       Puberty

100 Books to Read in Year 5 & Year 6

Whitby 2019

Day 1 - The Deep. All the children arrived safely at their first destination - The Deep. Children explored a range of environments at different depths of the ocean and saw a variety of marine life - the penguins appeared to be really popular. They also had a workshop discovering fossils and how they tell us so much about the past. 

Day 2 6L/6M at Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby

Day 2: 6L / 6M visited Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby town. 

Day 2: 6D / 6R enjoyed a carousel of activities at Danby Moor.

Email from Danby Moor

Dear Mr Follen

 

I just wanted to email you to say what a fabulous day we have had today with your Year 6 children. As you know we host a visit for your Yr6s, at the Moors National Park Centre, whilst they stay at Cober Hill on their residential. 

Your children are brilliant.

They are focussed, engaged and come with many questions about the habitats and animals of the North York Moors National Park.

 

Your staff are equally as good and rather than view their visit with us as a day free from teaching and responsibility, they are actively involved and helpful, ensuring the children get as much from their visit as possible.  They ensure the children are fully primed and ready to learn.  Your school has been using our services for many years and your visits are one of the highlights of our year, we really do look forward to welcoming you all.

 

Please do pass on my comments to all staff and children as they are a real credit to your school.

 

With Kind regards

 

Heather McNiff

Head of Education and Youth Engagement

 

North York Moors National Park Authority

The Moors National Park Centre

Danby

Whitby

YO21 2NB

 

Tel: 01439 772700  ext 1004

Email: h.mcniff@northyorkmoors.org.uk

Website: www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/schoolvisits 

TOPIC SYNOPSIS

AUTUMN TERM

Darwin Delights

Ship ahoy! We're off on an exciting expedition with Charles Darwin and his crew on HMS Beagle. 

Stop at the magical Galapagos Islands to see the amazing species that helped Darwin develop his theory of evolution by natural selection. 

See how animals adapt to their environment over time. Imagine how humans will evolve in millions of years. It's a scary thought!

Ready to trace the origin of species? Let's set sail!

 

Macbeth

"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." Enter the murky and mysterious world of Macbeth and his rise to power. Discover the characters that help or hinder his desire to become King. Will he retain his crown?

 

 

SPRING TERM

A Child's War

A siren sounds, a building crumbles, a Spitfire zooms overhead. Take cover! It's 1939 and Britain is at war. Deep down in the Anderson shelter learn why nations are fighting and why child evacuees must make the long journey from their homes and families into unknown territory. 

Make do and mend - show your creative side by turning bits of scrap into entertaining games and experience what life was like as a child from that time. 

 

ILP Focus    History

English        Letters; Diaries, Information texts, Explanation texts, Poetry, Persuasive speeches, Newspaper articles. 

History        The Second World War.

Computing  Using Search Technologies, using presentation software.  

D&T            Building Structures, 

Geography  Human Geography

Music

P.E              Competitive Games, Dance

PSHE           Empathising with people in different times

 

 

SUMMER TERM 

Blood Heart

Crimson, scarlet, burgundy, cherry... blood flows through our bodies in all its vibrant shades of red. Let's explore the circulatory system with its veins, arteries  and chambers up close and understand how they all work hard to move blood around our bodies. 

Find out how to keep our heart happy with cardiovascular exercise. On your marks, get set, go! 

 

Health Education

Change is happening all around us - and to us. Let us take you on a journey to discover how single cells turn into fully grown adults. Identify the changes that occur on our bodies and how to cope with them during the transitional stage of puberty.

 

P.E timetable

 

Please ensure that your child has appropriate clothing to participate in P.E lessons. P.E lessons for each class are listed below:

 

Outdoor P.E

6D - Monday

6L - Monday

6M - Monday

6R - Monday

 

Indoor P.E

6D - Tuesday

6L - Tuesday

6M - Tuesday

6R - Tuesday 

 

During the summer term, we aim to be outside on the field or playground for both P.E. lessons. On the rare occasion that is really hot/sunny days, it is advisable that your child comes into school having applied sun-cream and wears a sun-hat /cap as we anticipate to be outside for long periods of time!

Year 6 IPL - Information Links

Our new curriculum

Grammar - A Parents' Guide - Year 6

Year 6 Spelling Homework

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Activities to do at home

We know you will all be reading regularly!

At the top of the page you can see the topic web for each term.  The activities below can help you find out more about each topic.  There are Maths and English pages to practice for your SATs too.

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

 

The BBC Bitesize Website and the BBC Newsround pages are a great place to visit too:

 

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

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

 

Finally, don't forget TTRockstars and Hit the Button for practising your times tables and number facts:

 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

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