Year 6

Hello, Year 5 – welcome to the Year 6 page!

Mr Brown here. I am very much looking forward to being your teacher next year, and I hope you’re excited about it too. On this page, you will find the following important things:

– My YouTube video about your new classroom;
– An ‘All About Me’ presentation, to help you get to know me a little better
– An ‘All About Me’ activity for you to complete over summer, for you to bring back in September so that I can get to know you a little better too.

This final activity is quite simple – you need to either print a male / female head outline (see below), or draw your own on a piece of A4 paper. Then, you should fill the head with lots of colourful pictures of your favourite hobbies, interests, family members, pets – anything you feel best represents who you are. I’ve attached my example so you can get an idea of what you need to do. Bring this with you on the first day back in September so you can share it with me and the rest of the class, to help us all get to know you. Who knows, you might discover something about a friend that you never knew before!

Here are the templates (either print or draw your own), plus my example – can you work out what sort of things I’ve included?

       

To keep you busy over summer, try these activities:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6    Maths

http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/      Maths

https://www.rigb.org/ExpeRimental    Science to do at home

https://www.youtube.com/user/maddiemoate   Live Science every day

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen    stories to download

https://radioblogging.net/  English and writing

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/    Story telling every day at 1100

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-iOnF1dIM8eagPO05SMnRQ   live at 1100 every day. Ollie Tunmer ex-cast member of Stomp!

https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors

Take a virtual tour of a museum:

https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com/free-virtual-tours-of-world-museums-educational-sites-galleries-for-children/

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

Live Music, PSHE and exercise lessons with Rock Kidz everyday at 14.00

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCky2iMp1kt6pCgJlxUjH3Dw

Art:

Learn to draw with award winning, official World Book Day author/illustrator Rob Biddulph   http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

https://artful-kids.com/2010/07/02/digital-art-for-kids/

Computing

Practise touch typing  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Practise programming with Scratch   https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=getStarted  

If you find anymore websites or apps that you are enjoying using, please let me know so I can share them.

A reminder that the Year 6 homework email address will be active from Monday 23rd March. You are free to email me with any questions about anything here between 10-2 Monday to Friday; I will get back to you as soon as I can. I am looking forward to sharing your learning and hearing what else you might have been up to.

I wish you, your children and your families all the best during these troubling times. Enjoy the opportunity to learn, play and have fun together as a family. Please stay safe, stay home and I look forward to seeing you all again ‘on the other side’.

Mrs Stace

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