Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly
College Road, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)
Mrs Gault and Mrs Walker
Explorer Class 14:
Mr Cooper - Orbiter Class 13:
Happy holidays!(actually half term) :D
I know who the impostor is
Hi year six
I think yellow , pink and dark blue are imposters.
i think the imposters are: pink because i dont think it makes sence green because you need a commar after eating and blue
I think that 2,7,and 8 are the imposters
Welcome to Year 6!
Please find above booklet which will tell you all about your new class.
We can't wait to get to know all about you in September!
Please note, PE days in Year 6 are Tuesday and Friday. Children can wear the correct PE kit to school on these days.
1. How does it feel to be wrongly accused?
2. Should we forgive those who do wrong?
3. What brings peace to the camp mates?
Courage and wisdom
Our class book:
Holes by Louis Sachar
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.
Term 1 = Click here
Term 2 = Click here
Term 3 = Click here
Term 4 = Click here
Term 5 = Revision of methods
Term 6 = Revision of methods
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)
Reading in Year 6
Vipers is a range of reading prompts based on the 2016 reading content domains found in the National Curriculum Test Framework documents which can be found online here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keystage-2-english-reading-test-framework
For more information click on the image of the reading VIPER to see what each letter stands for an for some example questions which could be used.
Can you be a ninja and sneak our WOD into your writing?
In Year 6 we also encourage all of our children to be Vocabulary Ninjas! Everyday your child will be given a WOD (word of the day). Their challenge is to use this word appropriately in their writing and in everyday conversations.
Allocated activities will be set on Monday and will need to be completed by the Friday.
(20 minutes daily)
Please log in to EdShed and complete your allocated maths activity.
It is really important that you do a bit of maths homework each night. Here are some other options you can choose from.
Primary Games Arena - choose a Year 6 game of your choice.
Top Marks - lots of games to choose from.
SATs past papers - have a go at a couple to get an idea of what to expect.
Spelling, Handwriting &
(30 minutes daily)
Please log in to EdShed and complete your allocated spelling activity.
This link takes you to some vocabulary ninja games to play as an optional extra.
(20 minutes daily)
Please ensure you are reading at home and logging this on GoRead.
Please contact us if you need help with logins.
New lessons every day to help support your learning.
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
Online puzzles for children.
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
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
NRICH aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. You will find a selection of primary, secondary and early years work.
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.
Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.
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.
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.
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).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
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.
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Science awards you can complete from home.
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
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.