Y6 Grammar support

The Englicious website have collected a range of exercises pertinent to the KS2 grammar and punctuation test. They can be accessed here if you would like further support in your revision!

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Y6 Home learning

Week ending 24th March 2017

English challenge – Mr Hayes’s group

Keep working through the spelling map to secure rules and example words. Don’t forget to check the statutory word lists to make sure that you are confident with these spellings also.

Use this week’s grammar paper to focus your home learning. Englicious.org or the KS2 English app are useful resources to help you to find challenges that will consolidate your learning. The app can be purchased from the iTunes app store can be found here. You can also search for it on the app store: it’s entitled ‘Grammar Practice KS2‘ and is published by UCL.
Keep reading and building your word power.

Maths challenge – Mr Hayes’ group

Use MyMaths. Some of you have worked really hard, choosing challenges to help you secure your learning in maths. You can really see the difference it makes.

 

Each week, I review children’s learning on MyMaths. Log in before undertaking challenges and check out, once they are complete.

 

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Y6 Home learning

Week ending 17th March 2017

English challenge – Mr Hayes and Mr Bedford’s groups

Mr Bedford and I would like you to complete the grammar and punctuation paper that I have sent home today. Aim to complete this challenge in one sitting and work within the time limit.

Keep working through the spelling map to secure rules and example words. Don’t forget to check the statutory word lists to make sure that you are confident with these spellings also.

Englicious.org or the KS2 English app are useful resources to help you to find challenges that will consolidate your learning. The app can be purchased from the iTunes app store can be found here. You can also search for it on the app store: it’s entitled ‘Grammar Practice KS2‘ and is published by UCL.
Keep reading and building your word power.

Maths challenge – Mr Hayes’ group

You have all been given an arithmetic challenge to complete. Again,  aim to complete this challenge in one sitting and work within the time limit.

Use MyMaths to practise areas of maths learning where you are less confident.

Each week, I review children’s learning on MyMaths. It is really important that you log in before undertaking challenges and check out, once they are completed.

Maths challenge – Mr Bedford’s group

Mr Bedford has set challenges for you on MyMaths. Be strategic in your choice of challenge.

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Y6 Mr Hayes’ homework

Week ending 10th March 2017

English challenge

Share your successes with your parents – let them know how well you’ve done at school this week and tell them about your goals for your learning in the week ahead.

Use your grammar paper and spelling journal to target the gaps – Use englicious.org or the KS2 English app to find challenges that will consolidate your new learning.

The app that I recommended to support grammar can be purchased from the iTunes app store can be found here. You can also search for it on the app store: it’s rather nattily entitled ‘Grammar Practice KS2‘ and is published by UCL.

Add any corrected misspellings to your spelling journals and work to learn these.  Keep working through the spelling map to secure the rules and example words.

Keep reading and building your word power.

Think about your character within our book, ‘The Man who walked between the towers’. You need to know your story this week as Philippe faces trial for ‘le coup’.

Maths challenge

Share your successes with your parents – let them know how well you’ve done at school this week and tell them about your goals for your learning in the week ahead.

You have all been given your arithmetic paper and a handy guide to direct your next steps. Use these to focus your learning at home. Use MyMaths to practise areas of maths learning where you are less confident. Close the gaps. You should look for MyMaths challenges from the ‘library’ section. Make sure that you are logged in and that you check out for your progress to register. I have also assigned the booster packs and practice challenges to you as homework – work through these at your own rate – I have assigned these for those of you who aren’t sure where to look.

I am really pleased to see how committed many of your are to improving your learning – Keep it up!

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Mr Bedford’s Homework

Mr Bedford’s Maths Group

Some pupils have asked to practise arithmetic papers:

Sample Arithmetic Paper Number 1.xlsx

Sample Arithmetic Paper Number 2.xlsx

Other pupils should continue to use Mymaths to revise.

Mr Bedford’s English Group

I have given you a  Grammar Sample Paper. You have identified in class the areas you need to focus on to gain points. Use these areas to revise your learning, either using the app or the englicious.org website. Then take the paper in one sitting of 45 minutes.

You also each have a copy of the key stage two spelling map; your last spelling test; and the year 3 -6 statutory lists. Use these to continue to learn the spelling rules and examples of each spelling pattern. Your scores are getting better so keep up the good work.

 

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Y6 Home learning

Week ending 3rd March 2017

Bravo, Year 6! You looked superb in your book costumes!

English challenge

You have all been given your grammar and spelling papers from this week. Use these to target the gaps – Use englicious.org or the KS2 English app to find challenges that will consolidate your new learning. Add any corrected misspellings to your spelling journals and work to learn these.  Keep working through the spelling map to secure the rules and example words.

Keep reading and building your word power.

Maths challenge

You have all been given your arithmetic and reasoning papers. Use these to help you focus your learning at home. Use MyMaths to practise areas of maths learning where you are less confident. Close the gaps. You should look for MyMaths challenges from the ‘library’ section. Make sure that you are logged in and that you check out for your progress to register. I have also assigned the booster packs and practice challenges to you as homework – work through these at your own rate – I have assigned these for those of you who aren’t sure where to look.

Mr Bedford’s English Group

Grammar and spelling.

You have identified in class the areas you need to focus on to gain points. Use these areas to revise your learning, either using the app or the englicious.org website.

We will take another grammar practice paper on Monday.

You also each have a copy of the key stage two spelling map; the year 3 -6 statutory lists; and your last spelling test. Use these to continue to learn the spelling rules and examples of each spelling pattern.

Mr Bedford’s Maths Group

You have revision packs set for you in Mymaths and I have provided each of you with a revision workbook. Nearly all of you are revising so well and it is paying off in your practice scores. I’m so proud of your achievements – keep up the excellent work.

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Y6 Learning@Home

Week ending 24th February 2017

Next Friday, we will be celebrating World Book Day. I hope that they are busy thinking about their book-themed costumes.

Mr Hayes’ English group

The children have been given back their grammar assessments. Use these to direct your learning, either using the app or the englicious.org website.

I have also given each of the children a copy of the key stage two spelling map. Use this to continue to learn the spelling rules and one or two examples of each spelling pattern.

Mr Hayes’ Maths group

I have sent home a further arithmetic challenge. Challenge yourself to complete this paper against the clock, solving the calculations in 30 minutes.

Reading comprehension: The Family Outing

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Y6 SATs meeting for parents

For information, the key dates for this year’s tests are:

Monday 8 May​  
English reading test: reading booklet and associated answer booklet.​

Tuesday 9 May
English grammar & punctuation test: ​Paper 1, short answer questions.                                     English grammar, punctuation and spelling test: Paper 2, spelling.​

Wednesday 10 May
Mathematics: Paper 1 arithmetic test. ​
Mathematics: Paper 2 reasoning.​

Thursday 11 May
Mathematics: Paper 3, reasoning.​

The app that I recommended to support grammar, Grammar Practice KS2 by UCL, can be purchased from the iTunes app store can be found here.

 

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Y6 Scientists

This week, we have been investigating the effect of beak adaptations on birds. This is part of our learning about evolution and inheritance and tests observations made by Charles Darwin of Galapagos finches.

We investigated how many ‘seeds’ we could pick up in a set time using different ‘beak’ shapes or lengths. We found that beak shape is a factor in successful ‘feeding’ and could be an adaptation that is passed on through inheritance.

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Y6 Learning@home

Week ending 3rd February 2017

Mr Hayes’s English

Our grammar, this week, focuses on relative pronouns.

Our reading challenge is based on the text, The History Of Castles.

Keep working to secure the spellings of the statutory lists and revise the spelling patterns from the key stage 2 spelling map.

Mr Hayes’ Maths Challenge

This week, I have sent home an arithmetic challenge. Try to work against the clock and remember your ‘tricky bits’.

Mr Bedford’s English

Our reading challenge is based on the text, The History Of Castles.

Our grammar, this week, focuses on R43 Semi-colons.

Please continue with your learning  of the Year 5 and 6 spelling list, adding any target words to your spelling journals. Choose 5 – 10 words and use them in a sentence. Year 5 & 6 list

Mr Bedford’s Maths Group

This week, our home learning challenge provides practice and consolidation of our learning about algebra. Please log in to MyMaths and complete the online challenges.

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