Clapham Road,
Bedford.
MK41 7LG
Tel. 01234 352879

'Opportunity For All To Succeed'

Welcome to Kingfisher's class Year 6

 SUMMER TERM 2020

BBC LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE LEARNING THROUGH BITESIZE! TAKE A LOOK!

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

You can also join the Maths party at Whiterose home learning each day!

PLEASE KEEP IN TOUCH VIA OUR CLASS BLOG ON PURPLE MASH - LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR COMMUNICATION!

HOME LEARNING CONTINUES...

Since the schools continue to remain closed, Pupils in Kingfishers class have had booklets for English and Maths and further booklets are now available from the schoool office.  

Children in Kingfisher's Class will have access to a variety of websites. They can also keep in contact with their class teacher via the class blog.  If there are any questions please communicate via this blog.

Online class activities and class blog via Purple Mash :https://2simple.com/purple-mash/  

Maths activities and support via My Maths: https://mymaths.co.uk/  

Times tables practise via TTRockstars: https://ttrockstars.com/

Year 6 maths via the White rose website: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Online curriculum activities and latest news for children via espresso: https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/what-we-offer/discovery-education-espresso/

Want to read and keep up with your Accelerated Reader progress? Oxford Owls  have some free e-books which can be read online and may have a link to an AR quiz (check first)! Got to: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/oxford-owl-ebook-collection

 

 

                                                                       

    

INFORMATION FROM BIDDENHAM

 

 

 

 

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Important Information

PE will be on Tuesdays and Fridays. Children must have a school PE uniform. This comprises of a Livingstone t-shirt, dark shorts or tracksuit bottoms. Anyother sportswear is discouraged - we want the children to have pride in our school, particularly if they represent us at sporting events. If there is any reason why you cannot get a school PE kit, please speak to us and we will try to help.

Spellings are handed out on Friday and tested on the following Friday.

Children will have homework 3 x a week up until Christmas. Homework will be set on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  (4 pages Monday and Wednesday, 6 on a Friday). All homework is linked to preparation for SATs.

Children are expected to read daily.

All pupils should bring in their own water bottle each day, filled with fresh water (no squash!)

Pencil cases are permitted, but please make sure all items are labelled.

Avoid HUGE school bags - our corridor is very tight for space.

 

 

 

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT SATS?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBVHlF1SvNk&t=81s

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.

https://uk.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&campaign=1187&adGroup=Key+Stage+2&gclid=CPPa8teS_8kCFQbnwgodgOIB6A

 

BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

 

A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/maths/

 

A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!

http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/children_sats.htm

 

A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/

 

A site with links to  old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.

http://www.online-maths-tutor.com/

 

A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.

http://sats.highamstjohns.com/

 

These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.  View on screen or print off for free.  Best used

http://www.emaths.co.uk/index.php/student-resources/past-papers/key-stage-2-ks2-sat-past-papers

 

Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.

http://www.mad4maths.com/

 

This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.

http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html

 

Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm

 

A range of English games and activities.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.

http://www.keystage2literacy.co.uk/spellings-menu.html

 

A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.

http://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=2255