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Online Learning during School Closure: 

During our school closure, I will update an overview of tasks here weekly. Some of these tasks will be for your project books, online tasks or uploaded pieces of work through Google Classroom. Remember that Purple Mash and Mathletics are excellent resources too. Stay out of your panic zone if you are unsure about anything - just try your best as you always do! 

 

WEEK FOURTEEN: Monday 13th July

 

Good Morning Y6! I cannot believe it is your final week at St. Mary's. It is definitely not the final few weeks we expected or would have wanted for you as our class of 2020!

 

You have been a dream class to teach! You are my heroes! Reach for the stars - you can do anything that you want!

 

I will see most of you in your bubbles this week. For those of you who cannot attend school, there will be a small something for you to collect from Wednesday on from the office. 

 

There are some small tasks to keep you going this week:

1. Complete the mathletic activity set - mixed problems 
2. Try to achieve at least 1000 points on Mathletics to gain your final certificate of the year!
3. Complete an ABC grid reflecting on your year - Google Classroom
4. Complete t-shirt activity - Google Classroom
5. Rainforest Artwork - Google Classroom
6. Create your own rainforest - Google Classroom
7. Rainforest animal factfile - Google Classroom
8. Ensure to stay active: Cosmic Yoga, Joe Wickes, any sporting hobbies. 
9. Do at least one thing daily to help out at home e.g. make your own bed, wash dishes etc. 
10. ENJOY YOUR LAST WEEK AS ST. MARY'S PUPILS!!!

 

Lots of love, 
Mrs Smith xxx

 


 

CLIC and BEAT ITS

Year 6

Previous Home Learning Tasks 

Bore da Y6! Your penultimate week at St. Mary's!! 

 

Please remember that I need your photographs. I have sent schoops and messages on here. You have missed out on so much as Y6 pupils, it would be a real shame to not be able to make the powerpoint too! 

 

If you are returning to school this week, then we will be filming your favourite memory from your time at our school. If you are unable to return, then please film your favourite memory and send it to me by Friday 10th July at the very latest!

 

I am proud of you all and how you have dealt with everything these last 4 months. 

So...this week's tasks...

By the end of this week you should aim to complete the following activities:

 

1. 1000 point in Mathletics
2. 3 set mathletics activities - data & probability, multiplication & division facts, patterns & relationships
3. Rainforest animals book on Giglets and two activities 
4. Rainforest animals factfile - Google Classroom
5. Create your own rainforest - Google Classroom

6. Rainforest Artwork - Google Classroom
7. Film your favourite memory (if you are unable to attend school)
8. Do one thing daily to help out at home
9. At least 30 minutes exercise daily

 

Due to being back in school, your home tasks are slightly less. For those of you that cannot come back then I will be in touch on here towards the end of each day! 

 

I cannot wait for another week with you all to begin!

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK TWELVE: Monday 29th June

 

Good morning Y6! Your last three weeks at St. Mary's!!!

 

I am looking forward to seeing many of you this week...it has been far too long since I last saw you, which was Tuesday 17th March! Three and a half months!! If you are coming back to school, then Y6 start at 8.50am. Please wear non uniform and bring a packed lunch and water. 

 

Due to being back in school, your home tasks are slightly less. For those of you that cannot come back then I will be in touch on here towards the end of each day! 

 

This week is the start of our mini topic - Rainforests! Please 'turn in' work on Google Classroom as it is much easier for me to mark and 'return' to you. I might miss some tasks if your work is shared with me. 

 

By the end of this week you should aim to complete the following activities:


*2 Mathletic tasks - ordering fractions and pattern rules & tables 
*1000 points on Mathletics
*Read 'Rainforests' on Giglets and answer the comprehension questions and task
*Rainforest reasoning - Google classroom
*Rainforest introduction - Google classroom
*Layers of the rainforest - Google classroom
*RE - Google classroom

*Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week

* Beat It challenge - Google Forms

*Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 

*Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

Looking forward to our final few weeks together. 

Love you all lots, 

Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK ELEVEN: Monday 22nd June

 

Good morning Y6. Only a few weeks left as my babies and St. Mary's pupils! 
Hope you are all well and still enjoying your time at home. 👍

 

 

I am back in school this week preparing for school to open to pupils next week! Therefore, I will be checking online learning later in the afternoon.

 

Mathletics - I hope that each week you can then achieve at least 1000 points to gain a certificate!
This week's tasks are perimeter of triangles, are you ready space and fractions (mixed to improper).

 

I am asking for photographs for Leavers! We do not know what our Leavers will look like this year :-( It will be very different to previous years, however, I am determined to create a slideshow of your photos for you! So...by Friday 26th June can you please share with me via drive/ classroom/email 
1. one baby photo 
2. one starting school photo

 

Thanks to those who have already sent their photographs. 

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set: perimeter of triangles, are you ready space and fractions - mixed to improper
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *Write a river poem     *If objects could talk    *River similes and metaphors     *RE - healing       *Welsh - VLOG (Fi)    *Topic Evaluation    * Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

Missing you all lots. I am looking forward to receiving your work to make me smile!

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK TEN: Monday 15th June

 

Good morning Y6. The start of another week of distance learning! 
Hope you are all well and still enjoying your time at home. 👍

 

A gentle reminder that every week there are three Mathletics activities set linked to Y6 Maths and also I hope that each week you can then achieve at least 1000 points to gain a certificate!
This week's tasks are multiplication facts, multiplying 2-digit numbers and angles in a triangle. HINT: Angles inside a triangle always add up to 180 degrees! 😁

 

I am asking for photographs for Leavers! We do not know what our Leavers will look like this year :-( It will be very different to previous years, however, I am determined to create a slideshow of your photos for you! So...by Friday 26th June (2 weeks) can you please share with me via drive/ classroom/email 
1. one baby photo 
2. one starting school photo

 

I cannot wait to start receiving photos of baby and younger you!

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set: multiplication facts, multiplying 2-digit numbers and angles in a triangle
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *Poetry features     *River senses board     *STEM investigation     *WWII Recipe      *RE - local charity      *Topic Maths - co-ordinates   * Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

Missing you all lots. I am looking forward to receiving your work to make me smile!

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK NINE: Monday 8th June

 

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 2 Mathletics activities set: factors & estimating decimals to calculate differences
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *Water habitats (Science)    *Giglets - Colour chart and question creation chart   *RE    *Creative task   *Reasoning task    * Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

WEEK EIGHT: Monday 1st June

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set: percentages,  calculating the median, time - hours and minutes
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *My achievements    *Questions   *Welsh    *STEM Survey    *ECO Task (World Environment Day)   *Giglets - online reading resource    * Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

Missing you all so very much

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK SEVEN: Monday 18th May

Our final week before half term! This week is the beginning of transition activities for most of you! 

Please try your best with home learning and stay home and stay safe! 

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set: percentage,  millilitres and litres, compound bar charts.
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *Transition friendship groups *Spitfire time intervals *Reflective prayer *Digital Hay Festival Task *Recreate a book cover *Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom
  9. Please clap and cheer for our incredible NHS workers & all keyworkers on Thursday at 8pm.

 

Miss you all lots, 

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

 

WEEK SIX: Monday 11th May

I hope that you all enjoyed VE Day celebrations. I am proud of the work you completed last week and I hope that you continue to work hard at home and make me smile again this week. More importantly, stay in touch on our Google Classroom as six weeks of home learning is a long time! 

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set: Convert percentages to fractions, properties of solid shapes & time (mental maths)
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & numeracy tasks - *VE Day diary entry *WWII coding *Plan, track & budget (Army order forms) *Inference square *Beat It challenge (Google Forms)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom
  9. Please clap and cheer for our incredible NHS workers & all keyworkers on Thursday at 8pm.

 

As always, try your best with the learning tasks, stay home and stay safe. 

Miss you all lots, 

Love Mrs Smith xxx

WEEK FIVE (Monday 4th May)

This week is a four day week due to the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May. Our Google Classroom activities all link to this special time. 

 

By the end of this week, you should aim to complete the following: 

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & creative tasks - *Bunting reasoning (areas of triangles)  *VE Day reading comprehension  *Advertising your VE Day outfit   *Planning a VE Day party with a given budget
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom
  9. Please clap and cheer for our incredible NHS workers & all keyworkers on Thursday at 8pm.

 

As always, try your best with the learning tasks, stay home and stay safe. Enjoy the VE Day celebrations on Friday. 

Miss you all lots, 

Love Mrs Smith xxx

 

WEEK FOUR (Monday 27th April)

 

As we enter our fourth week of home learning, I will continue to set weekly tasks. I will still be checking into my emails and our Google Classroom throughout each day!

 

Our new mini topic is 'Lest we forget', which links to VE Day on Friday 8th May. This marks the 75th anniversary of the formal end of World War II. Mr Stickler & I have planned some special activities for you all over the next few weeks to commemorate such an important time in history. 

 

By the end of this week you should aim to complete the following:

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy, digital & creative tasks - *ABC Grid of subject specific vocabulary *Timeline of key events *Creative task for the trenches /propaganda posters *Explore WWII & VE Day songs & lyrics (Supporting resources are on our Google Classroom)
  7. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  8. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom
  9. Please clap and cheer for our incredible NHS workers & all keyworkers on Thursday at 8pm & sing Happy Birthday to Captain Tom Moore.  

 

Please try your best to complete all learning tasks as it will help you when we return to school. I am missing you all so much but your work and conversations on Google Classroom make me smile. 

Stay safe Y6. Lots of love, Mrs Smith xx

 

 

WEEK THREE (Monday 20th April)

As we enter our third week of home learning, I will continue to set weekly tasks. I will still be checking into my emails and our Google Classroom throughout each day! 

 

By the end of this week you should aim to complete the following:

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session, Cosmic Kids Yoga or some exercise outside at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy/digital task
  7. Create a 100th birthday card for Captain Tom Moore - see Google Classroom
  8. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  9. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom
  10. Please clap and cheer for our incredible NHS workers & all keyworkers on Thursday at 8pm. 

 

I miss you all so very, very much and wish things could go back to normal for us all. For now, we must continue to be gentle on ourselves and stay in touch!  Try your best with your tasks but more importantly, stay home and stay safe.

Lots of love, Mrs Smith xx

 

WEEK TWO (Monday 30th March)

Hiya Year 6, I hope you and your families are well and you are all keeping busy. As we enter our second week of home learning, I have decided to set weekly tasks instead of daily. However, I will still be checking into my emails and our Google Classroom throughout each day! 

 

By the end of this week you should aim to complete the following:

  1. Achieve 1000 points in Mathletics 
  2. Complete the 3 Mathletics activities set
  3. Complete the CLIC challenge at the level below and the level that you are on (find it below this section)
  4. Complete a Beat it challenge (find it below this section)
  5. Take part in a Joe Wick's (The body coach) PE session or Cosmic Kids Yoga at least twice this week
  6. Access our Google Classroom for your Literacy/digital task
  7. Complete the 2do on Purple Mash for the water cycle - your task in point 6 will help you with this!
  8. Do one thing daily that will help out at home e.g. wash dishes, tidy up etc. 
  9. Feel Good Friday - see Google Classroom

 

I truly am missing you all so much. Try your best with your tasks but more importantly, stay home and stay safe. Lots of love, Mrs Smith xx

 

 

 

 

19.03.20: Hiya Y6, I have set two assignments on Mathletics for you linked to our learning on fractions and decimals. Have your project books handy if you need to jot down workings out. Please aim to complete both tasks by Tuesday 24th March.

 

Also, most of you have now joined our Y6 Google Classroom. I have invited you all so please keep an eye on your Google accounts for your invite. I have set you a simple task using Google Docs to ensure that it is working effectively. I have also sent you a little message. Miss you all. Mrs Smith x

 

20.03.20: Thank you to those of you who have joined our Y6 Google Classroom. If you haven't please join - I have invited you all. Access it like you would Drive - use the 9 dots (waffle) and you shall see Classroom. Press 'join'. I have set a little task on there to ensure it is working for you.

There are also two fractions tasks set on Mathletics for you. Mrs Smith x

 

23.03.20: Maths - Fractions and decimals task on Mathletics then live Mathletics.

Topic/Literacy - How do we use water? See Google Classroom for more information. This task can be completed as you choose e.g. project book, Google Docs, Google Classroom. Mrs Smith x

 

24.03.30: Thank you and well done to the pupils who have sent me yesterday's tasks. I am logging into our Google Classroom frequently through the day. Please feel free to communicate with myself through our classroom online. 

Maths - Area and perimeter of squares and rectangles (set task on Mathletics)

Science - I have set you a 2do task on Purple Mash all about the vital organs in the human body. Research may help you complete this task but be sensible with sources of information that you read at this current time. Search words might include: purpose of..., location of... 

Mrs Smith x

 

25.03.20: What a beautiful day Year 6! Let's get creative today. Go outside in our garden (if you can) and sketch anything that interests you. Take your time and look at shapes, lines, colours. Enjoy the sunshine. Love Mrs Smith x

 

26.03.20: Mathletics - I have set two learning tasks linked to co-ordinates. 

Purple Mash - I have set a 2Do to write a balanced argument about the use of social networking. 

Please, please keep in touch with me through our Google Classroom. Missing you all. Love Mrs Smith x

 

27.03.20: Just like it is in school...today is Feel Good Friday! Please check Google Classroom for our reflection tasks. Love Mrs Smith

Mrs Smith - Welcome to Y6!

 

Here is our wonderful class page. You will find exciting class news, photographs of our learning and things we’ve done and more. 
Have you seen the Kids’ Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.

 

P.E. day is on a Friday. Pupils will need indoor PE kits for the first half of the Spring Term.

 

Below are some key dates for Year 6 for the Spring Term:

 

13.01.20 - Cycling Proficiency

20.01.20 - Crucial Crew Workshop

31.01.20 - Wear Red

 

Our topic this term is 'River Deep, Mountain High'. Take a look below at our topic web to find out what we will be learning about.

 

Homework

 

Key vocabulary will be given out each term, please encourage children to become familiar with the vocabulary and understand what the words mean. It would also benefit your child to practise the spellings of each words. A times table square will be given out, children should practise their times tables facts and improve their recall skills. 


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