Year 6 Holly and Spruce
Hello everyone! We hope that you are keeping busy with your work packs at home and not missing us too much! We will be adding to this page with extra work you can do over the coming weeks until we get to see you again. Please keep checking back to see if anything has been added. We thought you may also like to see some photos of what we have been up to...
Happy Easter everybody! We hope you have a happy and safe Easter. Miss Mills and Millie have also been busy baking as Mrs K inspired us. Check out our banana bread! It is so quick and easy to make - why don't you have a go? The recipe is in the DT section of the KS2 Home Learning page.
Times Tables Rock Stars
Where are you all Year 6? Who can take these names off the leaderboard?
Holly - Ali (19th) Zion (18th) Emma (17th)
Spruce - Sima (19th) Landry and Najdah (17th)
Ask your mums for a treat you lot - well done for keeping up with your maths! Miss Nicholson will be delighted .
If you can't log in - message us on Facebook. It'd be fabulous if you could post a picture of your best time too!
You can still practise spellings on here. Scroll to the Y5/6 words, practise and then ask an adult to test you on 10 or maybe 20 if you are super-confident!
The brilliant award-winning author Kate DiCamillo (Tale of Despereaux. Because of Winn-Dixie) has made some videos to provide tips on writing your own stories including story prompts to help get you started. Make sure you check with an adult first before accessing Youtube.
Here is a story starter for a portal story set in Ancient Egypt. Could you use your fantastic story writing skills to finish it? When you are finished you could bring it to school when we re-open or ask a parent to send a picture of it to the Facebook page. Happy writing!
Watch Kwame Alexander read aloud from his amazing book The Undefeated. As well as being a beautiful poem this also highlights famous and overlooked figures from black history and touches on the horrors of the slave trade and the fight for civil rights in America.
Keep your maths mind going by checking out these resources and having a go at the lessons.
Daily Maths Lessons - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
New English: in secondary school you will be learning lots more about William Shakespeare and the wonderful plays he wrote. Get a step ahead and explore Macbeth on the BBC website.https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-macbeth/zdt42sg
A little bit of everything
There is a wealth of resources on this link for you to look at. We particularly like the English pages that are linked to authors and poets as well as the exciting tours of famous places. Hands up who has been doing the daily PE lesson with Joe Wickes - we have! Keep it up!
Topic - Ancient Egypt
Have you been watching 'Secrets of Egypt's Valley of the Kings' on Channel 4? It is on Sunday night at 8pm - 9pm. This maybe past your bedtime but you could ask a grown up if you could watch it on catch up if you have it. There have been 5 episodes so far and it is very interesting!
Check out these links so you can become more knowledgeable Historians...
Explore some egyptian artefacts - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-social-studies-ks2-the-afterlife-in-ancient-egypt/zvphf4j
Journey to the Afterlife - https://www.ees.ac.uk/journey-to-the-afterlife
There is lots to explore about Ancient Egypt on the BBC website where you can find out about: mummification, pyramids, daily life and heiroglyphs. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/