Home Learning Resources

Below is the home learning for the next 2 weeks
week beginning 22.6.20 and week beginning 29.6.20
Captain Tom: "We will get through this and come out of it stronger, more united and ready to face any challenge together."
Below is a list of activities for you to complete. However, you do not need to complete every single activity. Also, you do not need to complete an activity in a set time frame. Do what works for you. If you have missed an activity, that is fine. Just start where you feel most comfortable! Do what makes you happy!
In addition to the work I set, the Y6 BBC Bitesize Learning Page has loads of brilliant resources you can use. Here is the link (below). Just click on the lessons you like the look of, they are all useful! 
Your Maths work can be found by accessing the White Rose Maths Hub. A PDF document explaining how this works is saved below. Here is the link:
Some resources on the White Rose Maths Hub are now premium. I have started uploading these and the links below.
Update 8.6.20
We would have been learning about the Mayan civilization this term so I have added some learning activities to help you to do some independent studies on this topic. I have included activities about Mayan number systems, masks, food and clothes. 
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Update 3.6.20
I have attached a maths mystery problem activity. Solve the clues to work out who won the world book day competition. 
Update 1.6.20
I hope you are all well and safe. I have attached the worksheets for week 7 and 8. 
***Update 25.5.20***
Please find the unit of work for fractions, percentages and decimals. The video to support these lessons is on https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/resources/year-6/
How to support your child's language learning at home
**Updated Home Learning 18.5.20**
Language Angels, the scheme we use in school to teach Spanish, has created a series of online lessons you can access at home! They are really easy to use and follow the same style as teachers would use in the classroom. 
Our login details are:
Username: Blakeh1017
Password: lahome
For more information, please click on the link, which includes a handy 'how to' video or see the instructions the below!
Once you login, your child can choose any of the units on offer. The 'Entry Level' units are the most straightforward. 
Update 11.5.20
Below are the worksheets to support the learning for the whiterose maths activities. 
Update 29.4.20
Captain Tom Moore
Captain Tom Moore was a hero in the war and is continuing to make a difference even today. It is his 100th birthday tomorrow and he has a number 1 hit in the charts and has currently raised over £29m for the NHS charity. This show how one person can make a huge difference.  Try tone of the suggested activities such as writing him letter or doing a fact file.
Update 28.4.20
Please find attached resources that would help with the science topic of the Human Body. 
Update: 27.04.20
 I hope you enjoyed the first English lesson. Today, we are going to be looking in more detail at the film using the 3 C's (colour, camera and character) and the 3 S's (story, setting and sound). 
First, watch this video. It explains the different type of camera shots directors use: https://videopress.com/v/w8N9M34N 
Here is the link to the video. Refer to the PowerPoint so you know where to watch up to: https://vimeo.com/127529843
The PowerPoint / PDF outlines several tasks for you to complete so that you develop a good understanding of the media. These include:
- decision wheel
- C and S questions 
- character comprehension: role on the wall and venn diagram 
- making your own robot explorer 
- describing a setting 
- comprehension questions 
The Vikings 
Here is the second of our Viking lessons - enjoy!

Was King Alfred the Great really great? Let's find out.
Art challenge from Ms. Dickinson 

Check out Ms. Dickinson's art challenge by clicking on the link or going to the 'Art' page (click on 'The Curriculum' tab >  scroll down to 'Art' and click > click on 'Art Challenge Summer Term 2020'
**Update: 23.04.20
Ramadan is an important time of the year for many Muslims. With Ramadan about to start, I thought now would be a good time to learn more about this fantastic religious tradition.
Here is a BBC Teach video to get you guys started: 
There are a range of activities below for you to complete afterwards. 
Below is the start of a new English unit that follows the same procedure we use in class, starting with prediction and going all the way through to publishing a piece of written work. Here is the first task. 
Below you will find the first in a series of History lessons looking at the Vikings, exploring who they were; where they came from; and what they left behind. 
Home Learning
I have included a lot of links which you may useful but remember, these are only suggested activities and you may find other tasks equally as useful. Maybe try cooking, cleaning, garden or some art work. The important thing is to keep well and safe. 
I hope to see you all soon.
Update 20.4.20
This week on the 23rd April, it is St George's Day. Use the links to learn the story and them these are are range of art, reading and writing activities. You may even want to make your own PowerPoint about St George. 
Update 19.4.20
On Tuesday 21st April, it is the Queen's birthday. Why not try one of these activities?
Update 16.4.20
The whiterose maths team are doing daily online tutorials. These are short video lessons with a task to complete. There is also a answer sheet so can check your work.
Update 14.4.20
History  - Maya Civilization 
 In school we would have been learning about the Mayan Civilization. Use these links to start your home learning. You could produce leaflets, powerpoints, pictures or fact sheets about what you have found out. 
There are some useful videos about the Maya Civilization on this link 
Update 6.4.20
Easter Challenge 
Follow the clues to solve the Easter Challenge .
I have also added the 10 for 10 booklets. These are 10 minute revision sheets for Maths, English, SPaG and Writing
Update 30.3.20
If you are looking for a bit of motivation or inspiration, these celebrities are doing online lessons and activities. 
Check out some of these celebrities who are going home lessons.
PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/feat…/category/get-kids-cooking/
 Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedance…/status/1241098264373592065
History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks
Non-daily events include:
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule
 Geography with Steve Backshall https://twitter.com/SteveBacksha…/status/1242058846941712385
Update 26.3.20 
It is important during this time to look after your physical and mental health so please try and do some exercise if you can and make sure you have some down time whether that is reading a book, watching TV or YouTube, doing some art or playing your favourite video game.
Also, there is no expectation to complete all the work set. The activities below are simply ideas if you are looking for things to do. As mentioned previously, please follow the 'little and often, bite size' approach, making time for fun activities and speaking to friends and family. 
The link below gives some advice if you are feeling anxious or worried: 
Update 25.3.20 
Below is a link that will take you to Testbase, a website that teachers use to get SAT-style questions. The questions in this link are all around reading, developing your reading skills ready for secondary school. 
When you click on the link, there are three tabs at the top, 'Question', 'Mark Scheme' and 'Resource'. Click the 'Resource' tab first to read the text (you may need to use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll down) and then the 'Question' tab to show you the questions. You will need to write down your answers on paper. At the end, you can then click the 'Mark Scheme' tab to reveal the correct answer. 
This is a new resource so there may be some teething problems. 
Thank you for your patience. 
Please find below resources and links that you can use to support your child's learning at home. Your child should have already received a study pack which includes Maths, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG) and Reading activities. We also expect pupils to be reading at home daily. 

We encourage pupils to use the 'little and often, bite size' approach to revision, focusing on one skill for about 30 minutes, then having a break and continuing with their activity or moving on to something else if they have finished. 

Maths: RM Easimaths: Click 'Log in' in the top right hand corner. 



Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar: SPaG.com: Click 'Log in' in the top right hand corner. 



Pupils should have received their log in details for these resources. 

 Languages: Language Angels. Click 'Pupil Games Area; in the top right hand corner. 

Username: blakehill
Password: blakehill2020

The following websites are also really useful revision tools:

BBC Bitesize KS2: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

Primary Homework Help: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/


Fancy something different...

This half term our new science topic is ‘the Vikings’. We will be learning lots of exciting facts about how the Vikings, including: where they came from; how they lived; and what they left behind! 

We would like you to research the Vikings, either focusing on one part of Viking life, such as their famous Longboats, or more broadly. 

You work can be presented in any way you like. Here are some examples:

  •         Drawings
  •         Posters
  •         Fact files
  •         Leaflets
  •         Diagrams
  •         Models

You can have help from people at home but it must be you that produces the work and you can not just copy from the internet. I'm looking forward to see what you come up with!

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If you want to keep your brain busy, you could try completing previous SATS papers.
You can download past SAT papers for Maths, Reading and SPaG from: https://www.sats-papers.co.uk/ks2-sats-papers/ This includes mark schemes!
If this link does not work, try this one instead: 
(Year 6 Standard Papers for Reading, Mathematics and SPaG)
Update 19.4.20
On Tuesday 21st April, it is the Queen's birthday. Why not try one of these activities?
PE and Keeping Active
 Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, will be hosting a free workout aimed at kids LIVE on his YouTube channel. It is lots of fun but also a great workout.