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Welcome to Elder Class - Mr Gawne

Welcome to the Y6 Elder Tree Class Page. Please find lots of information on this page about what we have been learning about in school. While school is closed, it is important you try really hard to keep yourself busy using activities from your home learning packs, activities set on the google classroom (please see the login details letter attached to this page) and by using any links or websites that you can find on here.

If you require any extra information aside from what you can find on the website - please do not hesitate to get in touch using our class twitter feed (see below for details) or by commenting on the google classroom for Elder Tree Class.

** PE this term will be on a Friday afternoon for indoor and then on a Tuesday afternoon for outdoor, however it would be useful if children had their kits in throughout the week incase of any changes.**

Stay safe everyone.

Kind Regards,    Mr. Gawne

Year 6 Class Teacher   UKS2 Phase Leader

 

Take a look at our class twitter feed below to see what we have been getting up to and for photographs of what we have been learning about.

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Some useful websites, resources and links:

https://cospaces.io/edu/ - A useful computing link to explore virtual reality. Please use the code 'C78CC' to access the Elder Tree Class Page.

https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login - Reading Plus. use your logins to continue with your vocabulary and See Reader activities to practise your comprehension and fluency skills.

https://ttrockstars.com/ - Times Table Rockstars. Use this website to practise your times tables, battle with your band mates and keep your arithmetic skills up to scratch!

 

 

LINK TO LEAVERS ASSEMBLY:

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Useful Documents

Elder Tree Class - Memories Video

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Spring Term - This term our topic takes a geographical focus as we learn all about continents around the world and a range of geographical skills. We will start the topic by taking a fieldtrip out into our local area and then branching further afield when learning about the Northern / Southern Hemisphere, Antarctica, OS Maps, Compass Points and lines of Longitude / Latitude. In addition, we will supplement our learning with some history work on learning about key historical explorers of the world; including Ernest Shackleton. 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w - Joe Wicks 'The Body Coach' is offering daily online PE lessons.

https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/free-content - Born To Move PE activities for children to use. A great online, interactive exercise workout to keep you moving!

https://scratch.mit.edu/ - Scratch programming software - A great tool and website to keep your coding skills up to date!

https://primarygamesarena.com/Years/Year-6 - A variety of home learning games to support you in any work you might be completing

 

 

Information 

Please find below some information about the topics your children will be learning in the different subjects across this term:

Spring Maths - In Maths we will be consolidating our knowledge on number and place value and then learning about fractions, decimals, percentages and area and permiter. We will also learn about angles and how to find missing angles in shapes ; on a straight line and around a point.

Spring English - In English we are starting the term with the text 'Shackleton's Journey' and writing letters of application as a member of Shackleton's crew. We will also be writing non-chronological reports on the continent of Antarctica and voice over speeches in the style of David Attenborough to clips from 'Our Frozen Planet'. Later in the term, we will be studying the text 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty and learning about life in the Victorian Workhouse.

Spring Science - In Science this term we will be learning about the hiuman body and heart; understanding how it pumps blood around our body and how to keep it healthy. We will also retrieve our knowledge on teeth and how to look after them.

Reminder: Installments for our London Residential can be paid via ParentPay or directly to the school office with Mrs Vaughan.

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https://spellingframe.co.uk - Spelling Frame - A great, interactive website to give you chance to practise your spellings in a variety of different ways.

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CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO TAKE YOU TO THE 'GOOGLE CLASSROOM' LOGIN PAGE.

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