Welcome to the Year 6 home learning page!
Hello Year 6, and happy new year – sort of!
To begin with, please read this letter that explains how things will work for us over the next few weeks. Things are slightly different to our class closure in November so please read it carefully.
Now that most of us are having to isolate, on this page is the latest home learning for those of you not able to attend school. Please use Teams to communicate with me if you have any questions about the work I have set.
Our expectation is that you complete one piece of English and one of Maths each day as far as possible, along with a topic activity from the other curriculum areas: Science, History, Geography, Art, Design Technology, Computing, Music, French, PE, RE, or PSHE. Try to keep reading each day, recording your details in your reading record – or use some blank paper if your record is at school.
In Teams, your child should now have either their own channel or Team, with myself and Mrs Baker. Going forward, we would like to use Teams as much as possible for both setting work for the class, and for them to share it back with us. If you are experiencing difficulty with this, please use the Y6 homework email address as a reserve measure.
Here are instructions on how to share your work with me using Teams:
If using a laptop/desktop:
In Teams, look down the left hand side for your child’s channel / Team. In the ‘Posts’ area, click the purple ‘New conversation’ tab and then select the paperclip icon to attach a photo or document from your computer. I will receive a notification, and I can then reply directly to the work.
Alternatively, at the top of the screen, then look for your child’s home learning folder and click on it. Then click ‘Upload’ to select a file that you want to share. Click the 3 dots to rename your file with your name and the date of the work, eg ‘Mary English 2nd December’. Please send me a message in ‘Posts’ to let me know that you have sent me work – I will not get a notification otherwise.
If using a smartphone:
In Teams, click the ‘Teams’ icon at the bottom, then select either OBPS Hyenas Class > your child’s channel, or your child’s Team. At the top, click ‘Files’ then ‘+ Add’ to upload a photo from your device. I will receive a notification, and I can then reply directly to the work.
Alternatively, in Teams, click ‘General’ underneath ‘OBPS Hyenas Class’ > ‘General’ > ‘Files’ > find your child’s home learning folder. Then click ‘+ Add’ to select a file that you want to share. Then pop a message in the Teams chat to let me know you’ve sent your work to me. I will check regularly throughout the day.
For the week beginning 8th February:
This week’s work will all be uploaded to Teams, but it is here for you as well. In OBPS Hyenas Class, enter the ‘General’ channel, then click ‘Files’ > ‘Class materials’ > select subject > select week.
English – Narrative poetry powerpoint
Maths – Algebra: 8-12 Feb
PE (Wednesday) – Join us for a live lesson at 2.10pm!
For the week beginning 4th January:
English – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Here are the resources for the plans above:
Maths – Practice book pages (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Spellings – handwriting paper, for children to practice their cursive handwriting using their weekly spelling words in sentences, to prepare for the test each Monday.
…and a few other things to keep you busy, if you wish:
Don’t forget to watch Newsround each day, to keep on top of what’s happening in the world!
You can also use one of Joe Wicks’ 5-minute workouts – just like we’ve been doing in class!
Log in to Times Tables Rockstars to practice your times tables – why not send someone a challenge!