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Year 6 - Miss Robinson 2019-20

Welcome to Year 6!

 

Y6 Letter-sent 20th March 2020

What can you do to support your learning at home?

School closures have unfortunately happened, for any parents worrying, this list was put together by the home ed community.

FREE online education resources.

A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators so you can support your child's learning at home smiley


Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Openlearn
https://www.open.edu/openlearn/
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac
Activities and quizzes

Twinkl
https://www.twinkl.co.uk
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

 

Please also see the following websites that we have used in our class this year smiley

The following links/resources will also help pupils keep active and busy at home!

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

Jo Wicks - kids workout - YouTube 

 

https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home

 

Just Dance - YouTube 

 

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

Task Master! Friday 20th March 2020 πŸ™ˆπŸ˜

Results of Spring 1 Netball Intra-Year Group Competitions:

  • 6R-19 points
  • 6L-14 points
  • 6T-21 points

Congratulations to 6T! 

Important Info:

  • Maths and English homework is handed out on a Friday and due in on a Wednesday.
  • Help with homework is available during a Monday lunchtime from 12.15-12.45pm.
  • Topic homework is due around once a fortnight-dates are provided on the handout sheet.
  • Reading with an adult at home is expected 3 x per week and must be recorded in organisers.
  • PE is on a Tuesday with Miss Robinson and a Wednesday with Rob.
  • Please always keep a PE kit in school. Kits will be sent home to be washed usually at the end of a half term.

6R’s Top E-Safety Tips:

  • Never share personal information online.
  • Keep your privacy settings secure!
  • Only accept friend requests from people you know.
  • Change your passwords regularly!
  • Be be sensible and thoughtful about what you post online.

Congratulations to our TOP BANANA! 🍌

Our first semi-final and final!🍌

Bananagrams Tournament Jan 2020! 🍌

A winning grid! 🍌

World Book Day Potatoes!

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