St Mary's C of E Primary School

Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly

College Road, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR

01793 770239

admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk

If you have any questions specifically relating to this work, we can be contacted using our special ‘class’ email addresses below. 

(Please note, these email addresses should only be used for matters relating to home-learning. We will of course endeavour to reply as soon as possible, but do be aware teachers can only send emails from this account on weekdays between 08:30 – 17:00.

All other issues or queries should be emailed to admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)

Miss Palmer - Explorer Class 14: 

explorer@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk

Mr Cooper - Orbiter Class 13:

orbiter@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk 

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ELLA(less than a year ago)

Happy holidays!(actually half term) :D

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I know who the impostor is

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Hi year six

brooke :)(less than a year ago)

I think yellow , pink and dark blue are imposters.

emily(less than a year ago)

i think the imposters are: pink because i dont think it makes sence green because you need a commar after eating and blue

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I think that 2,7,and 8 are the imposters

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Year 6's Home Learning Hub

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

If you have any questions regarding the work, please contact us using our class email addresses.

This term's big questions:


1. What can you achieve by being courageous?
2. What does it take to overcome a fear?
3. Does another door open when one closes?

 

 Our class books:

Theseus and the Minotaur 

Work for isolating at home/school closure:

This work is only for those children who are off school because they have been advised to isolate due to COVID 19:

In the CGP Maths book:

Term 3 Section 1: Number and Place value
Section 2: Calculations
Section 7: Geometry

Term 4 W/b 29th March:

Section 6: Measurement

Section 8: Statistics

In the CGP English book:

Term 3 Section 1: Word Types
Section 7: Sentence Punctuation
Section 10: Apostrophes
Section 11: Inverted commas
Section 14: Prefixes

Term 4 W/b 29th March:

Section 2: Clauses and phrases

Section 3: Linking ideas 

 

Mathematics in Year 6

Key Learning and Vocabulary

Click the links below to access our knowledge organisers.  They capture the key learning for the term and list the specific language that we will be using in each year group. In our maths lessons, we explain how we know something is correct and reason by using mathematical vocabulary.  (These will be added to throughout the year.) 

Term 1 Place value and Four calculations, rounding, factors and coordinates = Click here

Term 2  Fractions (Simplifying, ordering, proper and improper) Fraction, decimal and percentages, Geometry - angles and shape = Click here

Term 3 Fractions -adding and subtracting, multiplying and dividing, finding common denominators = Click here

Term 4 Measure - converting units and volume,  ratio and proportion, algebra  = Click here

Term 5 = Revision of methods 

Term 6 = Revision of methods

Calculation Policy

This document shows the main methods taught (in specific year groups) for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Each child’s progress is different; however, most children will acquire the listed methods by the end of the school year. The final 4 pages are relevant to Year 6 (pages 21-24)

Calculation Policy

BBC Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

New lessons every day to help support your learning.

How2DrawAnimals

https://how2drawanimals.com/

Choose one of the animals for a
how-to video and step-by-step instructions. The animals are listed in alphabetical order. New tutorials every Saturday.

 

Lovatt's crosswords and puzzles

https://lovattspuzzles.com/kids/childrens-online-puzzles/

Online puzzles for children.

IXL

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-6

IXL offers hundreds of Year 6 maths skills, phonics, reading comprehension and writing strategies to help  to learners. 

Please note that you can only have 10 English and 10 maths goes a day though. 

 

Times Table Rockstars

https://ttrockstars.com/home

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. The children are very similar with this website. Any issues logging in please contact your class teacher who will try to sort it out.

 

NRICH - Mathematics Resources

https://nrich.maths.org/

NRICH aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. You will find a selection of primary, secondary and early years work. 

 

CanDoMaths 

 https://www.candomaths.org/

A place for arithmetic questions. Scroll down to the green section named 'Arithmequiz' (just over half way down). There you will find an option to have a go at arithmetic questions from 2016 and 2017. Children have been shown this website at school so should have an understanding of how to use it. 

 

GoNoodle

www.gonoodle.com/goodenergy 

Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.

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

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.

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

 

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 

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.