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We are Golden and we SPARKLE

Yr 6 - Super Cedars

Welcome to Super Cedars!

 

Home Learning Information

 

 

French: This week Mrs E-T has set you all a French challenge. Check out the Wider Curriculum star to find out more and take part!

 

cedars@gladehill.nottingham.sch.uk

 

Here is a link to our class blog. It would be lovely to hear from you on there and you can talk to each other too!

https://glade-hill-primary-school.primarysite.blog/

Remember your password is your first and last name with no capital letters and a full stop in the middle (E.g fred.smith). Your password is your first name with a capital letter followed by your purple mash password (E.g Fredcat76).

 

 

 

 

 

A huge well done to all the children who took part in the

Silly SATs! 

I loved seeing all of your super artwork and brilliant hairstyles (you can see some pictures below!)

You will be pleased to know that EVERYONE who took part scored over 60 which was the pass mark for achieving the 'Working At' standard.

 

It was really close, but there is a winner, with a total of 70 points, it is.... 

 

HARRY!!!

 

In close second place, with 66 points, are...

 

Riley and Jess!!!

 

 

I hope you had fun and if you didn't get chance to do it yet, it's not too late! You can still send me your scores :)

Silly SATs Creative Hairstyles!

Silly SATs 'Every Day Objective' Challenge

Teachers take on the Creative Hair Challenge!

Mrs. Ozkaya's Crazy Hair!

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BBC Bitesize and Oak National Academy

 

BBC Bitesize and Oak National Academy are providing daily online lessons for children to access during this time. These would be a great addition to the work the children are already doing and would be good to support them with particularly tricky areas of the curriculum. This week in Maths it is fractions on the Oak National Academy site. Follow the links below to have a look at these great resources!

Video message from Mrs. Ozkaya

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Miss you loads Super Cedars. Hope to see you very soon with all the stories about what you've been doing with your time.
Keep smiling and keep safe!
Mrs Ozkaya

Some of the things Mrs. Ozkaya has been up to...

How to make an eco-friendly plant pot.

To make your eco-friendly plant pot all you need is: a toilet roll and scissors. Cut slits along the top of the toilet roll, at an angle, about 1-2 cm wide. Fold the flaps outwards first, to make sure the folds are straight. Then fold all the flaps back to the middle, making sure you tuck in each flap to the next flap, as you go round. There you have your pot. Just fill it with soil or compost and grow your seeds! 😊

Have fun, 

Mrs. Ozkaya

PAPER CRAFT

I've been trying out some ideas using simple materials. As I know lots of you like to do craft, I thought I'd show you an easy way to make a concertina 3D leaf. You can then make your own 3D picture, attach them to string, to hang up as a garland or make a card for someone. All you need  to start is paper, glue and scissors. 

Happy crafting! 😊

Mrs Ozkaya

Follow the step by step pics...

Step by step 3D concertina leaf

Home Learning Information for Parents

 

In your child's Home Learning Pack you will find a GREEN SHEET which clearly explains what your child needs to do at home. The information on the sheet varies  slightly for different children so if you are missing this please email me and I can send it to you.

 

Below is a summary:

 

Daily tasks: (children to do the one written on their GREEN SHEET)

  • 1 double page in the Maths CGP book and the linked page in the question book or 1 page of the maths activity booklet.
  • Maths quizzes- 10 questions
  • 1 reading page in the English CGP book (section 1) and the linked page in the question book or one reading comprehension and set of questions in the reading comprehension pack.
  • 1-2 pages of the KS2 ENGLISH Writing Year 6 Targeted Question Book each day
  • One SPAG page of the ENGLISH CGP book- Sections 2-6 and the linked questions in the question book

 

Weekly tasks:

  • One creative writing task

On-going tasks:

  • Reading
  • Spelling lists
  • Online apps/websites

 

Online Resources:

If your child has access to a computer/tablet then the following apps or online resources will also support their learning. Children have been given extra copies of their usernames/ passwords and are stuck in diaries or in this folder.

Maths- MyMaths (I will set tasks on this for your child to complete), TT Rockstars (Children can practise times tables on this)

SPAG- Spag.com (I will set SPAG tests for the children to complete online)

Reading- Read Theory (The children can complete reading comprehensions on this matched to their own level)

Everything- Purple Mash (Lots of activities for your child to complete linked to all areas of the curriculum and many different topics) Bitesize website (lots of resources, revision and games matched to all areas of the curriculum)

 

Spring 2

In Spring 2 we will be reading the book ‘Holes’  by Louis Sachar.

 

In Science, we will be learning about Evolution and Inheritance.

In Art, we will be improving our sketching and sculpture skills.

In Design Technology, we will be developing our sewing skills.

In Geography, we will be learning about North and South America and biomes.

 

Please see the news letter below for more information on this half term.

Spring 2 Newsletter

Spring 1

 

Our topic for Spring 1 is called Survival’ and is based on the book ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo.

In Science, we will be learning about how we can keep our bodies healthy. In Art, we will be creating watercolour paintings based on ‘The Wave’ by Hokusai. In Design Technology, we will be designing and creating rafts.

In Geography, we will be improving our map work skills and our geographical knowledge.

 

 

Literacy

In literacy, we will be learning to write adventure stories based on ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. We will be focussing on using complex sentences, varied openers and descriptive language.

 

Please remember to read with your child at home and record this in their diary. It is very important that they have their diary in school every day. They will be checked for reading on Thursdays.

 

Maths

This half term, we will be learning about fractions, percentages and decimals. Also we will start to look at the properties of shape. Alongside this, we will be continuing to practise all of the things we have been learning so far in year 6.

 

 

 

Autumn 2

I hope you have had a lovely break and are ready for another exciting half-term!

 

TOPIC

In our topic lessons we will be learning about the Vikings and the Anglo Saxons. In Design Technology we will be creating Viking clay pots. In Science we will be learning about the human circulatory system.

 

Literacy

In writing lessons we will be exploring the features of a discussion text and learning how to write our own. We will then be improving our fiction writing skills by writing  a story based on a creepy film clip.

 

In shared reading lessons will be reading a range of texts and focusing on improving our skills across the different reading keys. In particular we will focus on how to answer longer two and three mark questions.

 

Maths

In maths we will be completing our work on the four operations- including prime numbers and mixed operation equations.  We will then move on to learning about fractions. This will include how to simplify and find equivalent fractions, how to add and subtract fractions and how to multiply and divide fractions.

 

 

 

Autumn 1 in Super Cedars!

 

Our topic for Autumn 1 is...

 Magic, Muggles and Mayhem!

It is all about Harry Potter!

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In Science, our topic will be Light...

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Literacy

In literacy we will be learning to write Stories set in Imaginary Worlds using Harry Potter as a stimulus. We will be learning about the features of this text type and improving our sentence structures, grammar and use of vocabulary.

 

Please remember to read with your child at home and record this in their diary. It is very important that they have their diary in school every day. They will be checked for reading on Thursdays.

 

 

Maths

This half term we will be learning about numbers to 10 million and all of the four operations. We will be increasing our fluency in these areas but also our reasoning and problem solving skills.  

 

Please remember to continue to encourage your child to use times table rock stars at home.

 

Reminders

- PE is on a Tuesday

-DARE is on a Wednesday so don't forget your book!

- Maths homework is set on a Thursday and due in the following Thursday

- Reading diaries are checked on a Thursday

 

Don't forget...

 

We are GOLDEN and we SPARKLE!

Autumn 1 Newsletter

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