Year 6 'Lockdown Timetable'
NOTE - This will only come into effect IF ALL THE YEAR 6 CLASS are required to isolate for 10 days Please also note that this is an example of a day of online learning. It may change due to the content and lessons being taught. Teachers will inform parents and children of their daily timetable.
Remote Learning Timetable.
NB Wednesday afternoon is PPA time for teachers. Work will be set but there will be no face to face teaching
KS2 – blue shading indicates Teacher delivered input on line
Children should be present for morning registration
9:00 - 9:20
9.20 - 10:00
Work will be uploaded to google classroom page ready for the start of the day. Children will complete their maths and English tasks during the morning using google classroom and upload for their teacher to feedback within 24 hours.
10:00 - 10:45
Independent completion of Maths tasks by children.
11:30 - 12:10
independent completion of English tasks by children
Lunchtime 12:10 -12:55pm
1:00 - 1:30
Afternoon input by class teacher linked to foundation subjects, (History / Geography, Art / DT, PSHE, MFL, RE, Science, Computing, PE, Music)
2:00 – 3.20pm
Independent follow up task linked to input
Work will be uploaded to google classroom ready for the start of the afternoon. Children will complete their foundation subjects tasks during the afternoon using google classroom and upload for their teacher to feedback within the week.
The following may be of use to you in ensuring that the children are safe whilst online at home. You can click the underlined words or links to access the websites:
Welcome to Year 6!
Your teacher this year will be: Mrs Morrell. Mrs Babcock will teach Y6 on Thursdays only.
The class teaching assistants are Mrs Tudor and Mrs Bielby (Wednesday afternoons).
English - will be a written task in the homework book provided. It will be set on Friday and due in the following Monday.
Maths- will be a written task in the homework book provided. It will be set on Friday and due in the following Monday.
Reading- we would like you to encourage your child to read as often as possible at home and would recommend 20-30 minutes every day. Your child will be given a reading scheme/AR book and a library book to take home - please ensure that these are in school every day.
We have also set up a login for your child on the following websites:
Read Theory - this site gives children the opportunity to practise their reading comprehension skills.
Get Epic! - this site gives children the opportunity to practise their reading and listen to audio books.
The passwords and login details for these sites are inside the children's home/school diary. Please ask a member of the Y6 staff if you need these.
Please speak to Mrs Morrell if there are any problems with homework. Children will always be offered help at lunchtimes if they are having difficulties and we have computers available in the classroom if you are having trouble accessing the internet. We expect homework to be completed each week.
Curriculum - Autumn 1
We will be reading a wide variety of texts including - Pig Heart Boy - Malorie Blackman and The Man Who Walked Between the Towers - Mordicai Gerstein. They will be writing diary entries, newspaper reports, non-chronological reports and information leaflets.
We will be completing the following units of work: place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and geometry- position and direction. This will include revision from Y5.
The Human Body - Systems
In this unit, the children will be planning and carrying out a series of investigations to explore the work of scientists and scientific research about the relationship between diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle and health. They will also learn about the main parts of the circulatory system, the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood and learn about the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals and humans.
RE- Life is a Journey and Pilgrimage
In the Life as a Journey unit, the children will learn how being a Christian and following Jesus' teaching can have an impact on a person's life, that the life journey of Jesus answers questions about what Christians believe and that Christians in many countries across the world are persecuted because of their faith.
In the Pilgrimage unit, the children will learn that some people undertake a pilgrimage as part of living out their faith. Through their research, the children will begin to recognise the similarities and differences between the pilgrimages made by Christians and people of other faiths.
Spatial Sense In this unit, the children will be learning about the following:-
French- A specialist teacher will be teaching Y6 French once a week.
Music - Happy
This unit is based around Happy by Pharrell Williams and other songs in different styles about being happy. The children will learn to play the instrumental parts using glockenspiels to accompany the song and they will also learn to sing the song together. They will listen to and appraise a variety of songs using key musical vocabulary.
Tuesdays and Fridays - Tag Rugby
Children will continue coming to school in their school PE kit on the days they have PE.
Please see the PE kit letter below the important dates section.
Important Dates for this year
Tuesday 7th September - visit from Stanley High school. Representatives from Stanley High will be visiting Y6 to talk to them about their Open Evenings. Information will be sent home about this.
Wednesday 8th September- Y6 high school taster day at Birkdale and Greenbank. Please watch out for the letter about this trip.
Thursday 9th September- visit from Birkdale and Greenbank high schools. Representatives from these two high schools will be visiting Y6 to talk to them about their Open Evenings. Information will be sent home about this.
Week beginning 13th September - GANGS workshops every day from 9am.
Tuesday 21st September- visit from CTK High school. Representatives from CTK will be visiting y6 to talk to them about their Open Evening. Information will be sent home about this.
Y6 SATS TESTS 2022 - Monday 9th May until Thursday 12th May.
Further information will be given to parents about these statutory tests.
Please do not book a holiday during this time period.
Stanley High School Links
Here are the links for the Stanley Video Links as mentioned on the flyer sent home.