Welcome to Year 6
Welcome back to online learning!
Following the government announcement (4.1.21) that all schools must return to online learning we unfortunately find ourselves back in the situation we were in the Spring term of last year.
Overwhelmingly, the feedback from the last time was that the way Manadon arranged our online learning was very positive and that it worked for the vast majority of our pupils. Because of this, we will be placing a block of learning at a time onto each year group page, ready for Monday. This should be completed by all children across the course of the week.
One area that arose from feedback was the wish to have some contact with class teachers and classmates. To enable this we are going to host a 20-30 minute Zoom call each week so that we can all see each other. There will not be any formal lesson teaching during this time.
If you have any immediate concerns or questions, please feel free to contact us via e-mail (see below). We will endeavour to reply as soon as possible but we are teaching the key worker children and may not get back to you straight away.
Mrs Llewellyn - email@example.com
Miss York - firstname.lastname@example.org
Best of luck and we hope to see you soon.
All of the Year 6 Team
This week, the format of the planning and lessons looks slightly different, to hopefully make it easy for you on a daily basis. The weekly planning document details all of the lessons in a timetable for the week for you. All the resources/weblinks you should need will be placed in each daily starred sub-page. For those children requiring more video-based learning in English and Maths, we have attached weblinks for teacher videos from The Oak National Academy for you to work through. The Oak Academy videos may not be exactly the same as what we are delivering in class, but they are definitely the same objective with the same learning intention. You can decide which resource works best for you. There may also be video-based learning for the topic subjects too, if we have been able to match the objective.
In Monday's star, you will continue to find Mrs Ryder's Assembly, so please take the time to watch it.
Zoom Meetings start this week too for 6L and 6Y and will be the same day and time every week during Lockdown.
6L - Thursday @ 2.30pm
6Y - Friday @ 12pm
Please see the appropriate daily starred sub-page for the information sheet with everything you need to know and the LINK to use.
It would be a good idea to keep all your child's home learning in a book or folder until we return so that it is all in one place. Please feel free to email photos of particular work eg. artwork, science etc. that you may wish to share with us. When we do return to normality, please make sure your child brings in their book/folder to show us and we can transfer the necessary work to their class books. Thank you.
We hope you enjoy this week's learning - please be rest assured that we are mirroring this learning in school so consistency between home and school learning are the same.
If you can learn at home and stay safe, please do!
Mrs Llewellyn, Miss York and Mrs Hooper xxx
Year 6 Home Learning and School Learning
(commencing Wednesday 6th January 2021)
5th January 2021
Good Morning Year 6,
We are devastated with the announcement last night that we have to close schools once again. We will be open for key worker children and vulnerable children from today (see school email and facebook messages from last night). We will be working really hard today to ensure that you have online learning to complete at home during this time.
For today, please look at the selection of activities listed below to complete. You may wish to keep all your home learning in a notebook, if you are unable to print it off. Stay safe - we've done this once, we can do it again! Take care and we'll see you soon!
1. Please choose a Maths and English activity from the isolating stars below to complete.
2. Read for 20 minutes.
3. TT rockstars for 10 minutes.
4. Youtube 'Ernest Shackleton's Journey' (based on our text that we only started yesterday!!). Find a short documentary to watch. The video clip from yesterday that we started watching, I will attach below, just in case! Make notes about this miraculous expedition. We will be continuing the letter writing for tomorrow's home learning.
5. Yesterday, you took home your Victorian topic homework for this term (again, I will upload the letter below). Make a start on which topic you wish to research.
6. If you have access to the film 'Oliver' (it was on over Christmas), you may wish to watch it this week, as some of our home learning we will try to link to this famous Victorian film.
7. Practise hyphenated words for your spelling this week on Spelling Frame, Year 5 and 6, spelling rule number 44.
This should keep you busy today Year 6.
Look after yourselves and we'll see you soon!
Mrs Llewellyn, Miss York and Mrs Hooper xx
Week beginning 25th January 2021
Year 6 Team
Mrs Llewellyn - 6L
Miss York - 6Y
Mrs Hooper - Teaching Assistant
PPA cover - Mrs Cowin, Mrs Mitchell 6Y & Mrs Hooper 6L
Welcome to Year 6!
Let's make some memories this year...
Here is a quick overview of our topics for the year:
Autumn Term - 'The Big Bang' Evolution, Adaptation and Dinosaurs
Spring Term - 'It's a Hard Knock Life' The Victorians, Circulatory System and Healthy Me
Summer Term - 'Spitfires and Sweethearts' World War 2, Light and Electricity and Sex Education