Home Learning w/c 06.07.20 + 13.07.20

 
**Update 06.07.20 from the School Nursing Team for your parents / guardians / carers**
 
6S / 6G Home Learning Page w/c 06.07.20 + 13.07.20
 
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 Year 6 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 website. A PDF document explaining how this works is saved below. Here is the link:
 
I will try and upload all the work for a week or two in one go, as I have done here. If I need to upload anything additional,  I will start with the title '**Update' followed by the date so you can keep track of what has been uploaded when. Work is organised chronologically, with the latest work at the top and the oldest work at the bottom of the page. 
 
If you cannot download and print an activity, I would suggest writing out / drawing out your responses onto paper. Where there is a paired activity, I would suggest trying to do this with someone at home. Where this is not possible, you can complete this independently or move on to the next part of the lesson. 
 
In addition, if you would prefer a pack of the work from the website, these are available to collect from school. Please ask an adult to contact the school office and I can arrange for this to be printed off. 
 
It would be brilliant to see any work you complete at home. You can take a picture or ask an adult to scan it (if available). They can then send it the school office via email on: office@blakehill.bradford.sch.uk
 
On some activities there are stars. 1 star is work that is more straightforward to complete whereas 3 stars is the more challenging work. You decide which one you want to do!
 
Also, sometimes the website can run very slowly as teachers upload work and more pupils log on from home. If this happens, please bear with us or perhaps try again later. 
 
Please remember to pace yourselves throughout the day / week and give yourself time to rest and relax. Some people have created a timetable, completing things like Maths and English in the morning and then doing Topic work or using things like RM Easimaths (see below) in the afternoon. In between, they are doing some form of daily exercise, alongside things that they enjoy such as reading a book; watching their favourite YouTube channel; or playing their favourite video game.
 
Here is a link to some boredom-busting activities that you can do from the comfort of your sofa:
 
This is just one suggestion but it might help as it is similar to the timetable we had on the board at school. It will help you know what you are doing and for how long. Also, just like when I revise or learn something new, use the 'little and often, bite size' approach. This means doing a bit, then having a mini-break, then coming back and doing a bit more. Do what works for you and your family!
 
You have all made fantastic progress this year. Doing a bit of learning, as often as you can, keeps what you have learnt 'on the boil' ready for when you move up to secondary school!
 
Thank you and stay safe. 
 
 
Home Learning Apps / Online resources you may want to use
 
Maths: RM Easimaths: Click 'Log in' in the top right hand corner. In the @ box, put Blakehill. 
https://www.rmeasimaths.com/
 
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar: SPaG.com: Click 'Log in' in the top right hand corner. 
https://www.spag.com/
 
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
https://www.languageangels.com/schools/index.php
 
If you are missing your Spanish lessons, Language Angels have also created a series of home learning lessons with lots of fun activities to complete. 

Click on the link below for more information: 
 

 
Past SAT 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: 
https://www.satspapers.org.uk/Page.aspx?TId=5
(Year 6 Standard Papers for Reading, Mathematics and SPaG)
 

 
Other useful websites
 
 
PE with Joe Wicks: https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
 
Maths with Carol Vorderman: www.themathsfactor.com
 
 
  
History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days): https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
 
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests: https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule
 
 
Maths
 
Here are your maths worksheets for the next two weeks. Remember: the video links can be found on the White Rose Maths Hub website.
 
Week 11: Angles
 
Week 12: Circles, nets of shapes, pie charts and the mean
 
 
English
 
1) I have uploaded two English and Maths booklets for you to have a go at before we break up for the end of term. The answers are saved below as well. 
 
2) Here is your reading comprehension for this week focusing on elections, a key part of our democracy. 
 
3) Spellings: Here are your spellings for this week and the following week. 
 
4) I have also uploaded two SPaG SAT-style papers for you to practice your skills. Think of this as a worksheet so if there is anything you are not sure about, use your laptop or tablet to find the answer online.
 
5) For additional English lessons, please access BBC Bitesize (links saved above).
 
6) For SPaG activities, don't forget SPaG.com!
 
 
Topic
 
1) We have now completed all our topics for Year 6 so what I would like you to do is take this opportunity to look back on your time at Blakehill, what you have studied; what you have achieved; and all the places you have visited; and design a poster encouraging other children to come here! The design of this poster is completely up to you! 
 
2) If you would like to continue your topic work, Oak National Academy has a series of interesting lessons exploring 'The Cold War'. You can start learning about this interesting period of modern history by clicking on the link below:
 
 
 
Project
 
1) Use this handy activity pack to design a product which will make the transition from year 6 to Year 7 secondary school smooth. This pack includes a case studies worksheet, an initial ideas worksheet, a marketing strategy worksheet, an initial design worksheet and an informative PowerPoint. I can't wait to see your designs! 
 
2) This is a whole class project where you can create and plan your own summer music festival. This time every year, the world-famous Glastonbury festival takes place. For obvious reasons, this hasn't been able to take place this year so let's design our own instead! If you want to get some inspiration, check out the Glastonbury highlights on BBC iPlayer. I can't wait to see what you come up with! 
  
 
Art
 
1) This lesson follows on from your lesson from the last two weeks, exploring plant sculptures. We will also look at the work of Alexander Colder and David Oliveira who created interesting sculptures using wire. 
 
2) Following on from our work over the last two weeks, I have also include some origami templates for you to try and use. Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin. It would be brilliant if you could take a picture of your creations! 
 
 
Transition
 
Don't forget our transition workshops take place on Monday 6th July for 6G and Tuesday 7th July for 6S.
 
1) Below are a range of scenario cards covering different events that might happen during your time at secondary school. Why not discuss what you would do with someone in your household?
 
2) This worksheet is all about organizing your time! Remember: you will have different subjects throughout the day, usually in different places so it is really important you know what is happening and where you need to be! 
 
 
Online Social Action
 
To support young people, parents and guardians whilst schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WE Schools are producing weekly digital content around different social issues. Accessible online, this content will cover social issues such as the environment, equality and well-being. With clear student goals and interactive activities, explore our resources now to get doing!