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Year 6

Updated for A2 WK1



What a brilliant first half term!


Year 6 superstar learners have started the year with enthusiasm and a real drive to learn!. We have been experiencing life as a Mayan and learning all about this ancient civilisation, reviewing place values and the four number operations, having fun with forces in Science and foraging for seeds in the woods. We have been writing like proper authors, thinking about our audience and aiming to entertain and enthrall. We have also built survival shelters, made fire and toasted marshmallows! It's been brilliant!


The Year 6 team is so proud of the pupils and we hope they will enjoy the Hallowe'en Half Term.


There is a little bit of reading to do over half term. We are sending home the first Chapter of our next book: Kensuke's Kingdom. If pupils read it and complete the short activity at the end, they will earn ALL THREE READS in one go! What a bargain!



Please see the Information section below to find out about our timetable for Autumn 2. We have also updated our home learning section with links to the learning over the coming half term.










Reading and Spelling homework runs from Monday to Friday.

Here are the spellings for A2 Wk1 for our return to school on 1.11.21


📚 READING: One read is 15 minutes of sustained reading. Please complete at least 3 reads per week and keep notes in your Reading Record. If you read the first chapter of Kensuke's Kingdom, sent home on the final week of A1, it will count as your three reads for A2 WK1! We count reads every Friday in competition with all of the other classes in school. WE AIM TO WIN!


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Click the link to MathsWatch if you would like to 
access maths activities. You can pick any topic!







There's lots of great fun things to do on Purple Mash:

💻 Click here for Purple Mash activities.



Our spellings for the next few weeks are based on words you can find on this list.


📖 Reading 📚

Please keep your Reading Journal up to date.
Bring it every day so we can keep track of how you are doing with your reading.

Here are our weekly 3 reads results:

Autumn 1Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7
% Reads:97%97%100%100%97%100% 




It's Story Time! Earn one of your three reads here with a
huge range of free online books.








📚⭐️ Star Reader is selected at the end of each half term ⭐️📚





The person who wins this award shows extra dedication, incredible patience and perseverance and a drive to become a more independent learner. 


Autumn 1 - Summer & Milo




Handwriting Award



The following pupils have met the grade and achieved their Year 6 Pen Licence:

Zak, Amelia, Charlie, Chloe, Neveah, Tara



If you cannot come to school, but you are well enough to keep your learning going, here's a timetable and activities for you to use. We will give you a CGP reading comprehension book as soon as we can.


Golden Time ideas for when you have finished:

ENGLISH TOPIC: Autumn 2: Narrative Writing




MATHS A2: The Four Operations & Fractions

Addition & Subtraction Getting Started

Addition & Subtraction Challenge

Multiplication & Division Getting Started

Multiplication & Division Challenge

Place Value Getting Started

Place Value Challenge





Our Autumn 2 Art topic is Textiles

Try these videos to find out more:



Our Science topic is All Living Things

Try these videos and activities from across KS2:


Maths equipment: here is a complete set of maths manipulatives, just like the ones we use in class, only ONLINE!



This set of video explainers for tricky maths topics is really helpful.

It uses diagrams and bar models with example problems to solve.
If you're stuck, take a look! 😁



Further Activities
Go to MathsWatch / My Work to find your activities.

These are updated regularly.








Try some of these fun activities with the GoNoodle gang!
Designed to get parents moving too!




It's Maths and Movement! SuperMovers!


Keep fit daily with Joe Wicks. Click below.

Log in to Purple Mash discover more about computing and many other areas of the curriculum.



                     Video lessons on all subjects        Maths, English and Topic lessons          Quick videos on lots of topics




















FUN ACTIVITIES: Choose from suitable activities here.