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Year 6 - Owls

Welcome to Owls Class

Miss Zeuli is our Class Teacher. 

Mrs Mercer and Miss White are our Learning and Teaching Assistants.

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 6th July

Here are this week's suggested home learning activities...

English - Power of Reading Take 5 - Goodnight Mister Tom. There is an activity for each day.

Spellings - Look, Say, Cover Sheet then Quiz on Friday on Purple Mash 2Do.

Maths - Pie charts, line graphs and finding the mean. 

Topic - Computing - Purple Mash 2Do and then continue to follow BBC Bitesize topic lessons. Here's the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

You will find this week's work below...

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 29th June

Here are this week's suggested home learning activities...

English - Power of Reading Take 5 - The Midnight Fox. There is an activity for each day.

Spellings - Look, Say, Cover Sheet then Quiz on Friday on Purple Mash 2Do.

Maths - Area, Perimeter, Volume and Angles. 

Topic - Computing - Purple Mash 2Do and then continue to follow BBC Bitesize topic lessons. Here's the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

You will find all of this week's work below...

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 22nd June

Here are this week's suggested home learning activities...

English - Power of Reading Take 5 - Running on Empty. There is an activity for each day.

Spellings - Look, Say, Cover Sheet then Quiz on Friday on Purple Mash 2Do.

Maths - Scale Factor, Ratio and Proportion activities. See website to support with work https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/ratio.html

Topic - Computing - Purple Mash 2Do and then continue to follow BBC Bitesize topic lessons. Here's the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons 

You will find all of this week's work below...

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 8th June

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's suggested learning activities. 

We will be following BBC Bitesize. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Please see the websites below that you may access independently to practise other areas of learning...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
Elevenses with David Walliams
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs.

Please find below this week's spelling activities...

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 1st June

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

We will be following BBC Bitesize. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Please see the websites below that you may access independently to practise other areas of learning...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
Elevenses with David Walliams
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 18th May

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

See below links for the websites we will be using...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

https://www.spag.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
Elevenses with David Walliams
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

 

I have attached worksheets for this week below.

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 11th May

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

See below links for the websites we will be using...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

https://www.spag.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
Elevenses with David Walliams
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

 

I have attached worksheets for this week below.

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 4th May

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

See below links for the websites we will be using...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

https://www.spag.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
Elevenses with David Walliams
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

 

I have attached worksheets for this week below.

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 27th April

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

See below links for the websites we will be using...

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

https://www.spag.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
One of David Walliams’ World’s World Children Stories 11am
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

 

I have attached worksheets for this week below.  

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 20th April

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

We will also be using Mathletics, Purple Mash and IXL this week so please check these websites regularly. 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://uk.ixl.com/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
One of David Walliams’ World’s World Children Stories 11am
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books, and the 'in the event of school closure' packs. 

 

I have attached worksheets for this week below.  

Home Learning

Week beginning Monday 30th March

Please check Class Dojo each day for the week's home learning activities. 

We will also be using Mathletics and Purple Mash this week so please check these websites regularly. 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/riverside

https://login.mathletics.com/

 

Some reminders and suggested activities...
Daily reading
Practise times tables - Times Tables Rockstars 
PE with Joe Wicks at 9am
One of David Walliams’ World’s World Children Stories 11am
Practise typing skills on 2Type in the Computing section on Purple Mash

 

If you are unable to access the internet, please continue to use the Maths and English CGP Revision books. You also have your 'in the event of school closure' envelope which contains work. 

 

 

Term 4 - Evolution and Inheritance

This term, our topic is Evolution and Inheritance. We will be learning about variation and adaption and exploring how Charles Darwin  and Alfred Wallace separately  developed their theories of evolution. 

 

Our Power of Reading book this term is Skellig by David Almond. 

 

Our PE days will be on Mondays and Thursdays. Please ensure your child has their full PE kit in school, including long tracksuit bottoms / joggers, a t-shirt, jumper and trainers. 

 

To support our work with our RE topic, Free Will and Determinism: Crucifixion, we will be visiting Canterbury Cathedral. Letters have gone home about this and you can find copies on our Class Dojo page. 

Term 3 - World War 2

This term, our topic is World War 2. We will be learning when and why World War 2 began, discover all about evacuation, food rationing and woman during the war. 

Our Power of Reading book this term is Rose Blanche, which is set during World War 2. 

 

PE days are Mondays and Thursdays. 

Term 2 - The Tudors

This term, our topic is The Tudors. As an introduction to this, we will be visiting Leeds Castle and carrying out a workshop called The Artful Henry, which will include activities such as exploring art and portraits of this time period.

Our Power of Reading book this term is Treason by Berlie Doherty, which is set during the reign of King Henry VIII. 

 

From week beginning Monday 4th November, our PE days will be on Mondays and Thursdays. Please ensure your child has their full PE kit in school, including long tracksuit bottoms / joggers, a t-shirt, jumper and trainers. 

 

In December, Kestrels and Owls will be attending the carol service at Rochester Cathedral. A letter with more information about this visit will be sent home this term.   

  

 

Term 1 - Our Changing World

This term, our topic is Our Changing World. We will discover some of the many ways in which the world around us is changing. From coastal erosion to political changes, there are many factors at work. We will also learn about the structure of the United Kingdom and how its shape and geography have changed over thousands of years.

 

Our PE will be Swimming every Monday. Please ensure your child brings in their swimming costume/trunks, a towel and a waterproof bag. Swimming hats and goggles are optional. Please also remember long hair must be tied back and jewellery cannot be worn during these sessions.

 

More information about Term 1 and 2 will be sent home in the class newsletter and then uploaded onto the class page. 

Dates for your diary: 

Thursday 12th September - Owls Class Coffee Morning

Friday 13th September - Roald Dahl Dress up as a character Day

Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th September - Medway Test

Friday 20th September - 2:30pm Residential parents meeting

Monday 30th September - Wednesday 2nd October - Year 6 Residential

Thursday 3rd October - Owls and Kestrels STEM LEGO Challenge 

Wednesday 16th October - Parents Evening 

Thursday 17th October - Owls Class Assembly 

Key Information:

In Term 1, our PE will be Swimming every Monday. Our first session is on Monday 9th September. Please ensure your child brings in their swimming costume/trunks, a towel and a waterproof bag. Swimming hats and goggles are optional. Earrings will need to be removed and hair tied back. 

 

Homework will be set online on SPAG.com and IXL.com on Fridays and be due in the following Wednesday. Your child will receive another copy of their login and password at the beginning of the year. We will be running a  lunchtime homework club on Tuesdays if your child is unable to access the internet at home.

 

Children should be reading daily at home. Please remember to sign your child's diary. 

 

Spellings are taught daily through a range of activities. A term's spelling list will be sent home at the beginning of each term. Every Monday, your child will have a list of 10 spellings to learn ready for a spelling test on Friday. Practise at home will greatly enhance your child's understanding of the spelling patterns being taught.

 

Useful Information and Websites:

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