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Year 6

To access our weekly home school learning resources please click on the star below.  Click on the further stars to reach the relevant documents - thank you.

 

When following links online, parents should monitor that children are remaining on that page only and are keeping safe online.

To contact Mr Barnacle with any queries about work set or to send completed work please e-mail:

year6@st-veronicas.lancs.sch.uk

Doodlemaths and DoodleEnglish

All children in Years 1 to Years 6 now have an account on this amazing maths app.  As of Thursday 25th April these accounts now can also be used to use Doodle English, Doodle Spell and Doodle Tables.  All are available from your preferred app store.  

The PDF document below provides additional help in setting up and starting to use the apps. 

Viking Life by Mathilda

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Ruby telling us all about Refraction

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FOR SOME GREAT ONLINE LESSONS CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:

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

 

https://www.thenational.academy/ 

Some ideas for activities during your time at home

RE

Please remember that we are in our Lenten period and it is important that we continue to remember what Lent is all about.

 

Watch YouTube Sunday School lessons. He is Risen - Matthew 27 / Easter story for kids / Sunday school lesson. 

        Then complete one or more of the following activities:

  • Imagine you were there observing Jesus' suffering and death on the cross. Write a diary entry describing your emotions.
  • Tell someone in your house the Easter story and remind them or the real reason for the season of Easter. Draw pictures to help you sequence the events before retelling the story.
  • Look at songs on the internet written for children that tell the story e.g. Christ the Lord is risen today. Try making up a song or another verse of your own.

Read Matthew 28 1-10. (on the internet or in your Bible) In this account of the Resurrection, both Jesus and an angel appear to the two Mary's sending them to tell the Disciples that Jesus is risen and to look for him in Galilee.

  • Name 2 places where you would tell them to look for Jesus imagining that this was happening now.
  • Draw pictures/cartoon strip of how we can see Jesus today. (Think about ways we see Jesus in one another when we do good deeds)

Read John 20: 1-9. We do not know what Peter and John said when they heard the news of the empty tomb from Mary Magdalene. Write down in the form of a playscript what you think they said:

Mary M:    They have taken Jesus from the tomb and we don't know where they have put him

John:    ...............................

Peter:    ............................

 

English

Write a story, book review, character description or setting (you could use Goodnight Mister Tom as inspiration or perhaps Who let the Gods out.)

 

Write a poem – haiku, limerick or acrostic.

 

Create a play script and perform – you can use almost anything as your inspiration (Don’t forget to use the features of play script writing though!)

 

Write a letter, diary entry or postcard – I would love to hear what you have been up to.

 

Practice your spellings – look, say, cover, write, check

 

Write a biography about your favourite famous person – author, film star, historian or even politician.

 

Maths

Revise your timetables – use TT Rocks, YouTube has loads of amazing videos, play Timetable Bingo with your family and take on the role as the teacher.

 

Use Mr Hegarty on YouTube to research any areas you would like to revise.

 

Have a look at the ‘Useful Websites’ for lots of fun games.

 

Create a mock SAT’s paper for your family – use your CGP as inspiration to help create your questions.

 

Create your own loop cards

 

Creativity

Make puppets and put on a play

 

Create a new board game and share

 

Design a poster about the importance of hand hygiene

 

Design an Easter Egg Hunt that you can play around the house or garden

 

Bake something delicious that you can share with your family and then share the recipe online for others to try.

 

History

Research the Vikings and the Mayans and create a fact file, include key facts, dates, where they fit in the time line, pictures etc.

 

Have a look at ‘The Historic England’ website which contains an education section that includes: teaching activities, collections of educational images, downloadable resources, PowerPoints, worksheets and notes.

 

The BBC Hands on History website contains a variety of animations, creative activities and projects to bring history alive for your children and don’t forget to have a look at Horrible Histories – a fantastic fun programme to watch and learn all about history.

 

Geography

Have a look at a maps of the world online and see where the lines of latitude and longitude dissect our planet, can you identify and locate the counties of the UK?  You could create your own map of the UK including key cities, capitals and where we are located. You may also want to create a fact file or poster all about global warming and what we can do to slow it down. Perhaps you have in interest in rivers and how important they are to countries around the world, you may want to research a specific river such as the Nile or Amazon and include the rain forest in your research

 

ICT

Continue to create programmes using Python and Scratch.

 

Science

Electricity – continue to research circuits – what happens if I put another bulb in the circuit or perhaps an additional cell. What function does a switch have on a simple circuit and a parallel circuit? Create a poster explaining how circuits work.

 

If you don’t have to self-isolate, go on a science walk, remembering to keep a 2 metre distance from other people. Look for living things in their natural habitats and changes in the season’s plants and flowers. How can we classify these groups? Look for similarities and differences.

 

Take a ‘Science Selfie’ and explain why your picture is scientific. Create a collection of selfies showing that science is all around us.

 

Science experiments – https://www.theschoolrun.com/fun-science-activities-try-home

 

 

PE

At 9 o clock every morning, Joe Wicks has an online PE session on YouTube which is a great way to start your day. It is important to remain active and keep yourselves fit and healthy adhering to the government guidelines about social distancing.

 

 

 

 

USEFUL WEBSITES TO KEEP YOU OCCUPIED:

 

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen - Free stories to stream on your laptop, phones or ipads

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ - Great reading activities

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ - a wide range of different activities covering the whole curriculum

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - reading and spelling activities

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/ - a wide range of different maths activities

 

https://sciencebob.com/ - practical science investigations

 

https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/ - science activities

 

https://ttrockstars.com/ - use your school login to practice your times tables and challenge each other

 

Mindfulness in Year 6 - Preparing for SATs and other challenges

SATs Survival for Parents - Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

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