Mrs Sophie Duffy - Year 6 Teacher
Our Teacher is Mrs Duffy and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Pilkington
Below are a series of links and downloads to support your child while they are learning at home.
Most of websites offer free activities without having to sign up. Some parts of some of the websites might only be available with a subscription.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn BBC Education have produced materials for the full KS2 curriculum. These are being updated specifically to help with the school closures.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ – They have made the platform available to all through this with the code UKTWINKLHELPS. Parents need to go to the following URL to register with this code https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer.
Educational apps for ages 5-11 covering Maths ( times tables, telling the time, multiplication, division, subtraction, division, fractions) and Literacy (spellings + punctuation). The apps are free of in-app ads, purchases or third-party content
Scholastic Resource Bank have put together a range of FREE home learning packs Upper Key Stage 2 Pack: https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439108
TTS KS2 home learning pack- has over 40 learning activities that cover all areas of the curriculum. Download yours for FREE here: http://bit.ly/38SS37q
Great for their maths + literacy online games, but also provides links to trustworthy + reliable educational content covering all areas of the curriculum. Has a search feature to make it easy to find games/info for specific subjects and/or Key Stages. Hit the button is an excellent activity to practise multiplications.
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ White rose have daily Maths activities covering the Year 6 curriculum.
https://myminimaths.co.uk/ Lots of quick activities
https://myminimaths.co.uk/tt38-times-tables-skill-builder/ A 10 day times table skills builder
https://www.candomaths.org/arithmequiz3.html Multiple arithmetic questions covering each question on the KS2 SATs arithmetic paper and multiple whole arithmetic papers
https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-6 Maths quizzes
https://authorfy.com/join/ You can join Authorfy for free to see lots of well-known authors reading chapters, giving writing tips and setting challenges.
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen Audible are offering free downloads during school closures
https://uk.ixl.com/ela/year-6 Grammar quizzes
http://www.keystage2literacy.co.uk/spellings-menu.html activities to reinforce spelling rules
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html a range of English games and activities
Other subjects and interests
Joe Wicks is doing a daily 9am workout for children and families but the video will be available if you don’t want to do this live! https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/activity-pack Premier League Primary Stars have released an at home active pack
https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html Nasa for kids
https://www.rigb.org/ExpeRimental Make your own science experiments
http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/ fun science experiments
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ National geographic for kids
https://scratch.mit.edu/ - Scratch – Coding Programme. This is free to use and children can create their own programmes.
https://code.org/athome has lots of online coding tutorials for children to use
Go to https://studio.code.org/sections/FJYZDP or to https://studio.code.org/join and type in your 6-letter section code: FJYZDP If you can't remember your password please email me and I can send it to you.
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/mfl/mfl_spanish.htm Spanish activities
https://www.duolingo.com/ learn languages for free
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zdmtsbk Modern Languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish and Manderin
Visit places without leaving your home
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner Virtual tours of famous museums are available via Google Arts + Culture Collections
https://theeducatorsspinonit.com/virtual-field-trips-for-kids/ Visit many amazing landmarks and famous places
https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams live animal cams
https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/ live animal cams