with Miss Preston and Mrs Gardner
Welcome to our class pages in which you will find useful information including the topics we will be covering each half-term and links to pages with learning resources.
The National KS2 SAT tests will take place from Monday 14th May 2108 to Thursday 17th May 2018. Here is a timetable of the tests for that week:
|Monday 14th May 2018||
English grammar, punctuation and spelling test
Paper 1: short answer questions (45 minutes)
Paper 2: spelling (15 minutes)
|Tuesday 15th May 2018||
English reading test
Paper 1: Reading comprehension (60 minutes)
|Wednesday 16th May 2018||
Paper 1: arithmetic (30 minutes)
Paper 2: reasoning (40 minutes)
|Thursday 17th May 2018||
Paper 3: reasoning (40 minutes)
http://primarytools.co.uk/pages/pastpapers.html This website contains past SATs papers and mark schemes. It would be useful to look at the 2016 sample tests for maths, reading and SPaG for practice of tests we have not already completed.
http://www.worthinghead.bradford.sch.uk/year-6-4/ Last year's Year 6 archived webpage has many revision resources on it
https://myminimaths.co.uk/arithmetic-16-practice-questions/ 16 practice questions for each of the 40 different arithmetic questions used in the daily test. Supporting videos to help understand how to solve each question are available on the linked YouTube channel.
https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-6-arithmetic-practice-papers/ Sets of weekly arithmetic practice papers with answers provided to check once completed.
https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-6-mini-maths/ Practice questions and answers for a range of maths topics covered in year 6. You can also look back at any year 4 or year 5 mini maths topics in which you may need further practice
https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/z826n39 BBC Bitesize Maths website contains information on a range of maths topics
https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-6 Some practice questions for different year 6 maths topics
http://www.bramleyprimary.co.uk/useful-maths-revision/ Some useful revision powerpoints
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChHAB-I_VMnYtXFRnXr_VLA/videos Grammar Monster YouTube channel has a range of videos explaining different grammatical concepts
https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/zv48q6f BBC Bitesize English has sections on Spelling, Grammar and Comprehension to help you to understand different concepts
https://www.theschoolrun.com/primary-grammar-glossary-for-parents A useful glossary of grammar terms
https://global.oup.com/education/primary/quiz/grammar-quiz/?region=uk A mini quiz covering different areas of grammar
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/grammar-practice Some useful information about different grammar rules
https://uk.ixl.com/ela/year-6 Practice at different questions about the English language
https://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/reading/index.htm Some texts for comprehension practice
http://www.bramleyprimary.co.uk/reading-revision/ Some powerpoints containing practice questions and answers. Make sure you read the 'Top tips for reading paper' powerpoint.
Each week the children's homework timetable will be:
|Monday||Spelling test & new spelling homework given.|
|Tuesday||PE kits needed.|
|Wednesday||Homework and signed homework diaries due to be handed in on this day.|
|Friday||Maths/ English homework given. Learn By heart target sheets given in preparation for test the following Friday. PE kits needed.|
Please note that children are also encouraged to read regularly at home. Please record any comments in their reading record.
This half-term we will be learning all about changes in Britain from the Stone Age through to the Iron Age.
This half term we will learn about life during the Shang Dynasty in ancient China. We will find out about when and where the dynasty was established and some of its significant individuals.
This half term our topic will be focussed on North America and its geography. We will find out about the Grand Canyon and how it was formed. We will also learn about its different ecosystems and about how volcanoes are formed.
This half term we will continue to learn about the geography of North America. We will contrast this with our local geography through a study and comparison of the oldest national parks in the USA and UK.
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