Welcome to P6, the best year in the school!
On this page you will find pictures, useful information and some links to help in your work.
Hi P6. Well done for all your hard work at home over the last few months. It has been challenging for everyone. Well done to every parent and guardian for your hard work at home. You might not realise but you have done an amazing job. Take time over the summer to relax and make new memories. Try something new and challenge yourself. Remember to keep in contact with friends and family. We are proud of you all.
Take care and keep safe.
Mr Pinkerton and Mr Richardson
Welcome back again to another week in P6. Hard to believe it is week 12!
This will be your final week of work on the website
Remember your packs can be collected Monday 22nd June.
Your reports can be collected Monday 29th June
Week 12 Monday 22nd June – Friday 26th June
World Around Us
We hope you have a great week, if you think we have missed anything or you need help with work, please contact us, that's what we're here for!
(There will be supplementary PowerPoint\ interactive activities on the P6 page of the website)
1. Comprehension – Spicy and Medium: Inference and Deduction Comprehensions (please discuss together with an adult), Mild: Reuben and the World Cup Watch
2. Viking Story – Over the next few weeks we would like you to use their planning to write their Viking Adventure Story. This week, we would like your child to focus on :
It's time to describe the Raid with lots of description – adjectives, verbs and adverbs can all be used to make the story feel alive and interesting. - details on the Literacy page
This week we are looking at capacity. There will be PowerPoint and videos to look at first, before attempting the worksheets. Please have a go at the estimating exercise, just like the weighing one last week. You will need a jug and lots of different empty containers, all shapes and sizes work. Just make sure estimation is done first. – it is both fun and important for foundational knowledge. Keep a towel handy!
World Around Us
This week and next week we would like you to work on a presentation of three sub-topic areas within the main topic of Vikings. Try to have at least 1 sub-topic that you have not learned about, for example clothes, food, jewellery etc. There will be a booklet on the website to help you with lots of different sub-topics.
You can choose to do a PowerPoint, and audio report, a video, a poster presentation like your biographies before Christmas – it is up to you. You have 2 weeks to do it so plenty of time to research and refine it, the closing date will be 26th June
We would like you to build a longhouse. Again, watch the PowerPoint and look at the example on the website before attempting the task. The Creative page has all the details
Use the link and/or PIN to join in the Weekly competition
We would like you to make up your own sports day event – be as creative and imaginative as you can – send a photo in with you doing it and an explanation of the event!
We hope you have a great week, if you think we have missed anything or need help with work, please contact us, that's what we're here for!
Just to inform you that work posted on the website will be available in packs from school each Monday over the next 3 weeks.
The pack for this week can be collected from school on Monday 8th June from 9.30-12pm.
All work will still be available on the website if you are not able to come to school to collect the pack.
Those who have been working on AQE tests there are more tests within your pack. If there are not tests in your pack and you wish to still have them please contact us. If you have any questions about the AQE tests, need help explaining any part of the test or no longer wish your child to work on these please inform us via email.
We have created a new AQE Guidance folder on the P6 page. We hope you find this page useful. There are some excellent videos explaining a wide variety of AQE type questions.
Our Numeracy, Literacy and WAU work this week will focus on the following areas
There will also be the usual fun and challenging Kahoot and a great Science based creative challenge.
Week 8 Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May
Hello P6. Welcome back to another week of fun tasks and challenges. We hope you are all keeping safe and working hard.
Well done to all those who have sent us work so far. We loved the Viking shields you made and it was great to see lots of you doing the Science experiment with the Smarties and Skittles. Some great designs made. It is great to see you working hard. Please keep sending us your work. Work sent in can be seen below in the folders. For anyone who has not sent anything yet try this week to send us some of your tasks or even a picture of you working hard.
You can see the tasks for this week below. Take care and keep in touch.
Mr Pinkerton and Mr Richardson
Hi P6. Hope you are all keeping safe and have had a good Easter holidays while at home. This week is the start of what would have been your 1st week back after Easter.
From this week we will have some weekly challenges for you to do along with other work from your packs.
We would really like to hear from you. Remember you can email work to us and if you find any tasks challenging remember you can get in contact with us too.
Your Study Ladder has lots of activities linked to current topics. Well done to all those who have been on over the last few weeks. It's great to see.
Keep checking the P6 page on the school website and also your Study Ladder messages to know what the challenges are. Keep in contact with each other too.
Take care and we hope to hear from you during the week.
Mr Pinkerton and Mr Richardson
This 1/2 term we are looking at percentages, time, algebra, perimeter, area and 3D shapes! Use the links below to help you practise your learning:
https://www.funbrain.com/poly/ - digging game!
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=24 (scroll to bottom for percentages)
Last term's work was on fractions -
Term 2 B - English
This 1/2 term we are looking at persuasive writing and adverts, Tankga poetry, writing notes and summarizing. In Grammar we are covering compound words, collective nouns, speech and comparative adjectives.
In Maths we are looking at decimals and the grid area of multiplication - these links will help with some of the activities -
Rounding and recognising decimals
This term we are looking at Living Things - Vertabrates, Invertebrates and What makes things living?
There are some links below to help you with your research task. Enjoy!
In Maths we will be revising adding, subtracting, multiplying and division. We will be measuring ourselves and creating graphs, investigating shapes and tessellation and have several investigations to explore.
We will be writing autobiographically this term in Literacy and revising punctuation and parts of speech. We have lots of opportunities for poetry and creative writing this term and will be completing a project on our heroes.
Within UICT we will be creating a PowerPoint with hyperlinks, based on our favourite animals.
This term we will be focusing on writing instructions and we will create instructions for our own board games, based on habitats and food chains.
In Grammar we will be covering Speech marks, antonyms, pronouns, conjunctions, abbreviations and the dreaded apostrophe!
We will be looking at factors, multiples, square numbers, prime numbers and using Venn and Carroll diagrams to do it! We will also have lots of fun looking at Fractions and Decimals!!!!!!!!
Some Links that may be helpful...
Multiples and Factors, Square and Prime Numbers ....
This term we are looking at Living Things - Food cycles, food chains and plant pollination. We will be designing a board game based on habitats and programming a game using Scratch showing food chains.
This term we are researching data for our World Around Us topic of Tropical Rainforests. We are using Microsoft Excel to organise data and produce graphs of animal statistics and the statistics of deforestation.
Use some of these links to help you with 2-d shapes and symmetry!