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Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School The Limes Avenue, New Southgate, London, N11 1RD, UK 0208 361 0767

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6 

 

Staff:

Class Teacher: Mrs Hutton

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Killick

 

Please find below the links to the websites that we shall be using for our homework. 

Our topic in history is the Maya Civilisation where the children will compare differences in lifestyles as well as identifying what we can learn from different sources. In science, we shall look at Evolution and the work of Charles Darwin where the children will research his work and write a biography as well as explore how different animals have adapted and evolved over time.

 

Our trip to the zoo has been rearranged for Monday 15th June.

 

Home learning - Week Beginning 30th March 2020

Don't forget to try the Italian activities - you will find them under the weblinks

Well done to everyone for the fantastic effort last week. I was really pleased with the effort most of you put into your online activities. I know that there were some issues on handing in the the grammar games on purple mash, please don't worry if that happens again - I was able to see your scores if not the answers. This week we will start some work on a new science topic - Electricity! Remember to keep trying your best - you are all doing really well and I am very proud of you.

Monday 30th March

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

 

Mymaths – scaling and ratio problems

Think back to finding equivalent fractions in relation to multiplication and division. Whatever happened to the numerator, the same had to be applied to the denominator. The same rule applies to scaling, ratio and proportion. Look at the patterns in relation to multiplication – how many times bigger etc.

 

English 

English work book -  pages 76 – 79  Organising your writing

Tuesday 31st March

Well done to those of you who completed the maths yesterday - an excellent effort from everyone. Don't forget to keep reading, you have a book review coming up later this week!

 

A new inter class competition begins today in TT Rock stars - come on Year 6 - we can do this!! Don't let years 4 or 5 beat us!! 

 

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Mymaths

This is continuing on from yesterday’s learning. Remember to think in relation to how many times bigger (multiplication facts!!)

 

English - reading

Espresso – KS2 – English – comprehension upper KS2 – Keeper
Alternatively, some of you may wish to try lowerKS2 – The BFG

Wednesday 1st April 

An excellent effort on the times table rock stars - particularly from Althea, Ava, Daniela, Kate and Bill. Keep going everyone!

Well done on the maths - a good start to ratio and scaling. Don;t forget to keep reading - your book review will be set tomorrow.

 

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Maths workbook – pages 46-47– BODMAS revision

 

Science

Electricity introduction – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2882hv/articles/zcwnv9q – read the information, watch the clip and play the game

 

What are conductors and insulators

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2882hv/articles/zxv482p - read the information, watch the clip and play the game

 

Using purple mash, a template has been set up for you to explain what you have just learned. Remember to think about your punctuation, sentence structure and scientific vocabulary in your writing. In order to insert an image or text box, drag icon from left side onto the main page of your document.  

Thursday 2nd April

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Maths workbook – pages 88-89 – 2D shape revision

 

English grammar
Purple Mash – Active and passive grammar activity.

 

English

Write a review of the latest book you have read. This can be one from Bug Club or one of your own. Think carefully about why you liked the book and remember to use accurate sentence punctuation and spelling. Write your review on the purple mash template in your 2 do box.

Friday 3rd April

 

Home learning - Week Beginning 23rd March 2020

There are now some Italian activities you can try - you will find them under the weblinks

Monday 23rd March 2020

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Mymaths –  See link below.

To think about the rules of the sequences of numbers and patterns.

What would the next number be? What is the rule?

Eg. 0, 3, 6, 9 The next number would be 12, the sequences would be +3

 

English  - grammar

English work book - pages 30-33 – Types of poetry

 

Tuesday 24th March 2020

An excellent effort in your maths yesterday - don't forget that you can always have another go to improve your score.

Well done to those of you reading books on bug club - remember to complete the short quizzes as you go.

 

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Mymaths 

worded problems – algebraic thinking

 

English - reading

Espresso – (see link below)

KS2 – English – comprehension upper KS2 – The Indian in the cupboard
Alternatively some of you may wish to try lowerKS2 – A dog called GRK

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Well done all of you. Keep up the good work. When you are using Mymaths, remember to logout so that your results can be seen. When using purple mash today, remember to click the hand in button so that I can see your work.

 

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Maths workbook – pages 74 – 75 – formulae and equations

 

Science - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvhhvcw

Look at the 3 sections – What is adaption? What is inheritance? What is evolution?
Answer the questions from the ‘fill the gap’ section.

Using purple mash, a template has been set up for you to explain what you have just learned. Remember to think about your punctuation, sentence structure and scientific vocabulary in your writing. 

Thursday 26th March 2020

An excellent effort at using purple mash to show your research. I particularly liked the efforts at drawing your own pictures. Don't forget to click the hand in button when using purple mash.

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

Maths workbook – pages 76 – 77 – linear number sequences

nth term isn’t as complex as it sounds. The n number means the place number in the sequence. Eg. For the 3rd number in the sequence the n would be 3. The nth term would be the 3rd number in the sequence.

 

English grammar

Purple Mash – synonyms and antonyms online game

Friday 27th March 2020

Well done to those of you who completed the grammar game on Purple Mash - excellent results mainly between 80-90%. Keep up the good work!

 

Daily Reading - You can read either a book of your choice or one from Bug Club (see link below). There will be activities set in relation to  the books you have read, so make sure you allocate some time each day to reading.

 

Watch the news clip on espresso (see link below) - go to KS2  - Daily News. 

 

Log in daily to Times Table Rock Stars - Challenge friends to beat your score.

 

History

Espresso – KS2 – History – Mayan civilisation – videos.

Watch – Who were the Maya? and    Daily life

Click onto activities – complete the Mayan culture quiz to see what you have learned.

 

English writing/grammar

Espresso – KS2 – English – Grammar and punctuation – sentence – active and passive (complete the whole sequence – clip, quiz, quiz extra and activity)

English workbook – pages 98-99 – different types of sentences including active and passive.

 

Homelearning websites

Bug club

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?e=-1&c=0#bugclub

 

My Maths

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

 

Timestable rock stars

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

Purple Mash

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/ourlady-n11

 

Espresso

www.discoveryeducation.co.uk 

 

 

 

Additional weblinks with exercises and activities you can do at home

http://theimovement.com/

https://www.questr.org/schoolclosure

https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-while-youre-home

https://www.gonoodle.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

You tube – Cosmic Yoga

https://www.youtubekids.com/channel/UC5uIZ2KOZZeQDQo_Gsi_qbQ

Joe Wicks and Alfie – 8 minute workouts ( once on this page there are a lot more exercises with other children involved)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXt2jLRlaf8

Joe Wicks 5 minute exercises on You Tube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN0h6EZd6TM

NHS – 10 minute shake ups 

https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups

Joe Wicks – kids work out

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k

NHS 10 minute cardio workout

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/10-minute-home-cardio-workout/

www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Free of charge you tube channel

5 minutes up to 30 minutes. Something for everyone in the family – easy to follow.

https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/born-to-move-free

Dance, yoga, martial arts – 20 – 40 minute classes for all

https://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/home-exercise/

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/active10/home

 

 

Hilltop October 2019

Hilltop October 2019 1 Briefing on arrival from our leader, Rhia.
Hilltop October 2019 2
Hilltop October 2019 3
Hilltop October 2019 4 Learning how to fit a safety harness.
Hilltop October 2019 5
Hilltop October 2019 6
Hilltop October 2019 7 Team building games
Hilltop October 2019 8
Hilltop October 2019 9 Night time fun in the woods
Hilltop October 2019 10 Relaxing
Hilltop October 2019 11 Crate building
Hilltop October 2019 12 Amazing team work
Hilltop October 2019 13 Success!
Hilltop October 2019 14 Planning
Hilltop October 2019 15 A walk to Sheringham
Hilltop October 2019 16
Hilltop October 2019 17 By the coast
Hilltop October 2019 18
Hilltop October 2019 19 Assault course
Hilltop October 2019 20 Agility
Hilltop October 2019 21 Wednesday morning breakfast at Hilltop :-)
Hilltop October 2019 22
Hilltop October 2019 23
Hilltop October 2019 24
Hilltop October 2019 25
Hilltop October 2019 26 Happy birthday, Gabriel!
Hilltop October 2019 27 Birthday cake from Hilltop
Hilltop October 2019 28
Hilltop October 2019 29 Presents too!
Hilltop October 2019 30 11 today :-)
Hilltop October 2019 31 Shelter making
Hilltop October 2019 32 Bushcraft
Hilltop October 2019 33
Hilltop October 2019 34 Archery
Hilltop October 2019 35
Hilltop October 2019 36
Hilltop October 2019 37 Bushcraft
Hilltop October 2019 38 Crate stacking
Hilltop October 2019 39
Hilltop October 2019 40
Hilltop October 2019 41 Highest crate stackers!
Hilltop October 2019 42
Hilltop October 2019 43 Another group visit Sheringham
Hilltop October 2019 44 More shelters!
Hilltop October 2019 45
Hilltop October 2019 46
Hilltop October 2019 47 Another day, another birthday! :-)
Hilltop October 2019 48 Happy birthday, Leon!
Hilltop October 2019 49 11 today.
Hilltop October 2019 50 Presents too.
Hilltop October 2019 51 Priory of St Mary in the Meadow, Beeston Regis
Hilltop October 2019 52 Map reading
Hilltop October 2019 53
Hilltop October 2019 54 A stunning day! Team Hood by the coast.
Hilltop October 2019 55 Fabulous scenery
Hilltop October 2019 56 Orienteering
Hilltop October 2019 57 Big swing
Hilltop October 2019 58
Hilltop October 2019 59
Hilltop October 2019 60 Another group on big swing
Hilltop October 2019 61 Safety briefing
Hilltop October 2019 62 Mrs H & Gabriel, off they go!
Hilltop October 2019 63
Hilltop October 2019 64 Their faces were a picture!
Hilltop October 2019 65
Hilltop October 2019 66 Orienteering briefing
Hilltop October 2019 67
Hilltop October 2019 68 DISCO
Hilltop October 2019 69 Party night
Hilltop October 2019 70
Hilltop October 2019 71
Hilltop October 2019 72
Hilltop October 2019 73
Hilltop October 2019 74 Final night photo
Hilltop October 2019 75 What a fab group!

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