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Class 6

Welcome to Class 6! Croeso i Dosbarth 6!
Teacher: Mr Groucutt and Mrs Kupe  

Summer 1 2024

Our value this half term is 'respect'.

Do to others as you would have them do to you.  Luke 6:31

 

Our Creative Habit of Mind this half term is Imaginative Izzy.

 Our context this half term is all about sustainability.   

Our inquiry question is "How can we fuel our future without costing the earth?"

We will be investigating different forms on renewable energy and discover what the world needs to do to protect the planet from global warming.

We will visit Viridor Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility to find out how they are using our waste to create energy.

We are going to be journalists and write an editorial called “Which is the best option for Wales’ future electricity needs?”

In maths we will investigate decimals; area, perimeter and volume; and statistics.

 

 Our PE day is FRIDAY - please wear your PE kit to school every Friday.   PE kit is a white polo shirt (or your house colour) and grey or black shorts/joggers & trainers.   Plain kits please, no patterns or large logos.

New - maths homework

Practice maths for 10 minutes a day on Doodle Maths to consolidate your learning and make great progress.

 Spring 2 2024

Our value this half term is 'courage'.

Joshua 1: 9

  "Here is what I am commanding you to do. Be strong and brave. Do not be afraid. Do not lose hope. I am the Lord your God. I will be with you everywhere you go."

 Our Creative Habit of Mind this half term is 'collboration'.

Our context this half term is all about changes in society.   

We are focusing on The Windrush and how is has influenced our lives today. 

Our inquiry question is 'Is immigration something to sing about?

We will find out about the factors that lead to the British government inviting people from the commonwealth countries to the UK;  what life was like for the first generation of came to live in the UK from the Caribbean; and how our lives today have become enriched from the mixing of various cultures.  The Songwriting Doctor will be coming to work with us to create a song about it.

In literacy we are reading The Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah.

In maths we will be learning fractions, converting units of measurments and problem solving.

Our Easter Bonnets

 

Homework

Spellings Tests are every FRIDAY.  New words will no longer be sent home on paper.  All words will be displayed on Google Classroom. 

Click here to go to Spelling Shed to pratise your weekly spelling words.

Practice maths for 10 minutes a day on Doodle Maths to make great progress.

Click here to visit the Times Tables Rock Stars site to practice your tables....  who's going to be the first Rock Hero in your class?  Practice your maths skills by playing against other children all over the world. 

Reading books: every child has a reading book from our library and they may take them home to read.  Home reading books can be changed whenever necessary.  

 

 

 

HWB

Ask your teacher for your HWB password.  On Hwb you can...

  • access your personal Hwb email
  • use online Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)
  • use J2e
  • and much, much more.

Practise coding skills on Scratch

Multiplication Grid Game

Hit the Button

National Tests

Information for parents

Welsh Government guide for parents

Here is a link to the Welsh Government website where you can download sample tests:

Reading

Maths

This website has past test papers from England which can be printed: 

Useful Links

BBC Bitesize is free and has many activities to practice all aspects of the Literacy and Numeracy framework.

Use the areas for all countries in the UK: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education  

IXl maths has free units you can trial for a month: http://uk.ixl.com/  

Nessy reading and spelling has free access: http://www.nessy.com/  

Websites with fun games and activities

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html  

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

http://www.maths-games.org/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/index.htm

http://www.primarygames.com/reading.php

http://pbskids.org/games/reading/

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html

http://www.knowledgeadventure.com/subject/reading-games/

http://www.smartygames.com/

Lots of great maths games

Google safe search for kids

Teach your monster to read

Fraction game