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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

As we move into your final few weeks at Mesty Croft, we have some exciting topics to cover. We will finish our own portfolio of work in Art, look at  how to orienteer in Geography, learn to send emails in Computing and even make bird boxes in DT.  We will continue to look closely at the curriculum to ensure you feel confident in Maths. In English, we will continue to work on the text 'Skellig' and then look at Shakespeare and playscripts.

There are lots of other skills to be learned in this final half term and we will continue to be right beside you to guide you on the way. 

 

Miss Kelsey, Miss McArdle, Mr Shaw, Mrs Whitehurst and Mrs Leadbeater 

Class 13- Orienteering

Class 14 - Science - fossil hunting

Class 14 - Science (Timeline of evolution of life forms)

Class 14 - Science (Darwin's theory)

Class 13 - About me (Titanic)

Class 13 Maths

Class 14 - Geography

Class13-DT

Class 14 - Art

Class 14 - DT

Class 13 - DT

Class 14 - DT Display

Class 13 - RE

Class 13 - Music

Class 14 - Skellig role play

Class 14 - Music & DT

Class 13- Maths

Class 13 DT

Class 14 Music (using Garage Band)

Class 13 PSHE

Class 14 English role-play

Acapella Performance

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Easter Fun

Class 13 Music Acapella

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Class 13 - English One school One book

Class 14 Music

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Class 13 - Art

Class 14 Music

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Class 14 Science

Class 13 - British Science week

Wow Work Class 13 Week 8

Wow Work Class 14 Week 8

Wow Work Week 7 Class 13

Wow Work Week 7 Class 14

Wow work Week 6 Class 13

Wow Work Week 6 Class 14

Wow Work Week 5 - Class 14

Wow Work Class 13 - Week 5

Wow Work Class 14 - Week 4

Wow work class 13 - Week 4

Week 4 Free Choice Friday

Wow Work Class 13 - Week 3

Wow Work Class 14 Week 3

Wow Work Class 14 Week 2

Free Choice Friday - Week 2 15th January

Wow work Week 2 Class 13

Wow Work Week 1 class 13

Wow Work from Week 1 - Class 14

Y6 Free Choice Friday

Bubble closure - Class 13

Class 13 during their bubble closure has produced some incredible work whilst working at home. I am extremely proud of them all and they should all be equally proud of themselves.  They have remained positive, persevered, self-repaired and stayed confident. This is just a taster of some of the work they have done, but this is only a fraction of the amount of what they have achieved. 

DT - Investigating pulleys

Class 14 Music

Class 13 - My identity bag

African Drumming

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We took part in a call and response song - Ranky Tank

Class 13 -Science

This week we have been exploring how different amounts of voltage affect the brightness of a bulb!

Class 13 - History

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Bubble Work

Friday & Monday Bubble Work

Wednesday and Thursday Bubble Work

Monday and Tuesday Bubble Closure Work

DT Monday Bubble work

Kindness Bingo

This week, Class 13 have made their own Kindness Bingo charts for Autumn 2. 

Scarecrow Day

Wow walk of Fame challenge

I am really pleased to say that Class 13 have won this month's Walking Superstar trophy! They should all feel very proud of themselves and keep up the walking! - Miss McArdle 

D&T: Pizza Making

Class 13- History

 Class 13  have been exploring the Tudor period in History. We have learnt about Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth regarding the poor laws and explorer Christopher Columbus. This week we learnt about Sir Francis Drake, the first Englishman to sail around the world and the man hired to defeat the Spanish Armada!

Class 14: Wow Work

Class 13 - Reading Journalling

This week we are celebrating our Reading Journaling!

Bikeability

Class 13- Music

This week in music we have been drawing the shape of the music in  'O Fortuna'. We each created our own simple score considering dynamics and articulation. 

Class 13 - Geography

In Geography this week we have been exploring environmentalism and different environments on our planet!

Information about Open Days for secondary schools

Congratulations to the following children who have been selected by the school to be House Captains: 

 

Bears = Ryan and Samya

Sharks = Tyler M and Brooke

Tigers = Tyler G and Paige 

Eagles = Owen and Darcie-Mai 

Class 13 - D&T

This week, class 13 began gathering information for their D&T task. The task is to research, design and make a pizza for 10-12 year old children. As a class we voted on which would be the most popular toppings and what type of crust to use!

One School, One Book

Tin Forest Display - Class 13

Welcome Back Year 6 Class of 2021

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to school. We know you may be very nervous about your return and may be wondering how things have changed, but please don't worry. We are here to support you all the way. We will have a fantastic year and we will make many wonderful memories. 

 

If you have any questions, concerns or worries, please speak to us. 

We can't wait to see you!

Miss Kelsey, Mr Shaw, Miss McArdle, Mrs Whitehurst and Mrs Leadbeater 

Home Learning Friday 18th September 2020

Home Learning Friday 11th September

Home Learning Friday 4th September

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 13.7.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Monday 13th July 2020

Tuesday 14th July 2020

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Thursday 16th July 2020

Friday 17th July 2020

Well done for all your hard work!

You have been a wonderful year group and we will miss you.

Have a lovely Summer.

All the best for Septembersmiley

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 6.7.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Super work from wb 6.7.20

Monday 6th July 2020

Transition task - All About Me

Tuesday 7th July 2020

Transition task - English

Wednesday 8th July 2020

English - If

Transition task - Science

Thursday 9th July 2020

Transition task - Maths

Friday 10th July 2020

Have a lovely weekendsmiley

 

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 29.6.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Super work from wb 29.6.20

Monday 29th June 2020

English

Tuesday 30th June 2020

English

Maths

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Maths

Thursday 2nd July 2020

              Please send in your photo of your younger self if you haven't already!                  

Friday 3rd July 2020

Have a lovely weekendsmiley

 

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 22.6.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Super work from wb 22.6.20

Monday 22nd June 2020

Maths

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Maths

Wednesday 24th June 2020

English

Maths

Thursday 25th June 2020

English

Maths

Friday 26th June 2020

 

Have a lovely weekendsmiley

 

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 15.6.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Monday 15th June 2020

'Skellig' chapters 7-9

Tuesday 16th June 2020

'Skellig' chapters 10-12

Wednesday 17th June 2020

'Skellig' chapter 13

Thursday 18th June 2020

Friday 19th June 2020

Have a lovely weekendsmiley

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Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 8.6.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Monday 8th June 2020

'Skellig' book covers

Tuesday 9th June 2020

'Expected' Writing Objectives

Wednesday 10th June 2020

'Skellig' Chapters 1-2

Maths

Thursday 11th June 2020

'Skellig' Chapters 3-6

Maths

Friday 12th June 2020

Have a lovely weekend smiley

 

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Welcome to a new half-term!

Please find below all tasks for the week beginning 1.6.20.

Scroll down to find the home learning for each day of the week.

Clickable links and tasks can be found below each day's slide.

Don't forget to email examples of your super work and activities!

Super work from wb 1.6.20

Monday 1st June 2020

The Forest

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Maths task

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Maths task

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

English expectations

Maths task

Art information

Thursday 4th June 2020

Science task

Maths task

Friday 5th June 2020

Have a lovely weekend! smiley

 

 

 

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Monday 11th May 2020 is a very different Monday to the one we were expecting. You may have been feeling a little nervous or had butterflies in your stomach. You would have been coming into school for toast and juice but instead you're at home safe with your loved ones. For some of you, you feel happiness and relief, whereas some of you may feel a little frustrated and still in disbelief. These SATs were going to be a chance to show how hard you have worked all year and how hard you've worked during your time at Mesty Croft. 

Nevertheless, we don't need test results to define you. We know how great you are and the SATs don't measure all your fantastic qualities. They can't tell us who is fabulous at art or sport, who excels in history or geography, who is a great friend and peer. They can't tell us this but we know this. We know how you will go onto your new school in September and make us proud so just keep being you!

You have all come on so far. You are wonderful human beings who all have bright futures ahead of you. We may not be together but we promise you that all the staff at Mesty Croft are so proud of you and always will be. Please never forget that. 

 

Have a wonderful SATs free day and stay safe smiley

Year 6 work 22.5.20

Super work from 21.05.20 - more to follow

Year 6 work 21.5.20

Earthquake proof buildings

Maths questions 21.5.20

Great work from 20.5.20: More to come!

Year 6 work 20.5.20

Clickable link for English

Watch this music video (David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRfuAukYTKg

Success checklist for English

Art task 20.5.20

Maths tasks 20.5.20

Year 6 work 19.5.20

Comprehension text

D.T images

Clickable links for 19.5.20

English

Read the extract and answer the questions. Remember to PEEL your answers.

(Go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfx6t39 )

 

Music:

Last week, we had a request to include something by Billie Eilish. As music this half term is about creating your own ‘Garage Band’, we were wondering if you could firstly identify the instruments used in a band. Therefore, we want you to listen to this piece and tell us what instruments you can hear:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWmYWDsUV5U

Why has she selected these instruments? Are all her

 songs like this?

What does this tell you about the artist?

Emily's Obstacle Course - completed by Lincoln

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Harry's Obstacle Course

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Great work from 18.5.20: More to come!

Year 6 work: 18.5.20

Images for maths 18.5.20

English work 18.5.20

English: NoisneherpmoC (Comprehension, but backwards!)

Following the brilliant work we received last week, we have decided to try another backwards comprehension. The characters are the same as last week, but this time, they are playing a new game! We have given you the questions and the answers. You need to read these very carefully and try to write the story that goes with them.

1.What were the names of the main characters?

Dave, Emma and Steve

2.How old do you think the children are?

             5      or    6 years old 

Probably nursery or reception

2b. How do you know?

I know this because at the very end of the story it says “The Chief Astronaut shouted “Line up children, and hold hands while we go back to class” and only very little children hold hands when they are lining up. I think the Chief Astronaut is Mrs Smith, the teacher.

3.What did Dave have on his head?

An imaginary helmet.

4a.What was Dave pretending to be?

An Astronaut

4b.How do you know?

Because in the text it says Emma shouted “5,4,3,2,1 Blast off.”

5a.What was Dave’s spaceship?

The seesaw

5b.How do you know?

I know it was a seesaw because in the text it explains that “The seesaw began to rock. In his mind, Dave felt the rocket ship shuddering and heard the rumble of the engines as they unleashed their mighty power.”

6.Where did Dave land?

On planet Zorac

7.What did he see there that was strange?

The scary Ste-vo-beast

 8.In the text, the writer uses the phrase “The stev-o-beast was a loathsome creature.” What does loathsome mean?

Loathsome means horrible or disgusting

9. What was Emma pretending to be?

The mission controller back on Earth because Dave heard Emma’s voice coming out of his imaginary radio saying “Come in, Astro Dave-Over!”

10. What was the signal which told Dave it was time to end his mission?

 A bell was ringing far off in the distance.

Remember: use these questions and answers to create the story that goes with the text.

 

 

Year 6 work 15.5.20

Clickable links for 15.5.20

Identifying what you encounter on your safari

Can you identify any of the bird song that you heard or saw? You can listen to lots of common bird songs on this website:

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-songs/what-bird-is-that/

 

If you see any insects, you can use this site to identify them

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2017/11/common-uk-insect-identification/

 

Flowers are trickier to identify but there are lots common ones listed on this website:

https://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/garden-identifier-to-british-wildflowers/

Great work from 14.5.20

Year 6 work 14.5.20

Earthquake text

Maddie's masterful melon maths explanation!

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Great work from 13.5.20

Year 6 work 13.5.20

Clickable links for 13.5.20 work

English: The Campfire

Experience the sounds of a forest and a campfire by following the links below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJMk0b8kjWk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKsR8D44L1M

 

Computing

For the main task, click here: https://studio.code.org/s/express-2019    (section 4 –conditionals)

To learn more about conditionals, listen to this amazing song! https://www.flocabulary.com/unit/coding-conditionals/

Year 6 amazing work 12.5.20- more to come!

Year 6 work 12.5.20

Images for 12.5.20

Fantastic work from 11.5.20 Much more to come!

Year 6 Work 11.5.20

Images for art task 11.5.20

Clickable links for tasks 11.5.20

 

PE – Cosmic Kids Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5uIZ2KOZZeQDQo_Gsi_qbQ

Join Jamie on YouTube for a chance to learn yoga and mindfulness within an adventure story or guided relaxation

Happy V.E day!

Year 6 work- 7.5.20

We'll meet again-lyrics

We'll meet again backing track

Georgia's Funky Music

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Super work from 06.05.20

Year 6 work 6.5.20

Links for today's work- 6.5.20

English:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zj2grj6

 

Music: digital sounds!

https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Fantastic work from 5.5.20- more to come!

Year 6 work 5.5.20

Images from 5.5.20

Text of tasks for 5.5.20

 

Geography

Watch the video on the webpage about earthquakes:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/zj89t39

 

Then read the article and complete the quiz (let us know the results!)

Using the information you’ve gathered, create a fact page about earthquakes for Y3-Y4 children. Think about the layout and language used and how you can interact with a younger audience. If you’d prefer to do a PowerPoint or Keynote, that’s fine too. Just remember to consider your audience. 

 

Science:  Shadows.

 

We would like you to plan an experiment about how you could measure how the length of a shadow changes as you move a torch closer to the object making the shadow.. Think back to the work we have done on light and shadows and conducting investigations. Can you use the proforma (or set out your own) to plan an experiment to show what happens to the length of a shadow the further the light source is to the object. Going Further: Could you carry out the experiment and collect results? A light on a phone could act as a torch and a lego man, a doll or anything could be your object. A Ruler or a tape measure will help measure the distance between the torch and the object. Send us a photo of your set-up and the results!

 

P.E The workouts have even broken Joe Wicks- his wife is now doing them for him! Can you survive the full 30 mins? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Great work from 4.5.20- Space day! May the Fourth be with you!