Monday’s Seesaw Shout-Outs!

Another week and another busy start for lots of you. Keep uploading your work – we love seeing it come in every day!

Poetry this week Year 6. Get writing and performing!

Tony and Edward- What a great cake! We hope you had a lovely lock-down birthday!
Cohen and Averie- Good idea- planning your route to a new school.
Cohen-Alternating the start of each verse is very effective- it emphasises how it can be different each day.

Averie- The repeating element of your poem is lovely Elif- A very constructive day. The cloak is wonderful and fits perfectly.
Morgan- Great maths. Well done.
Tayah- A good selection of on-line learning today.  Keep up the good work
Maja- Another great arithmetic test score
Jake- A wonderful poem and I completely agree with you.
Frankie- More learning out in the sunshine. I waited for your result with anticipation and you got full marks! That is a long bike ride.
Barney- You are making great use of your time learning at home. Superb arithmetic score. 
Megan K- I really like the presentation of your literacy work.
Harry- Great maths-and your poem did make me smile! It had a a very clear pattern and structure.
Xav- Your poem really captures this whole experience. I especially love the final verse. Excellent maths work.
Austin- Your lock-down song is BRILLIANT! I hope you are going to record it and put in on seesaw?
Sonny- Well done for completing your maths work.

Seesaw reminder

Just a recap of how you can share your work on Seesaw:

  1. Download ‘Seesaw Class’ app on a tablet or phone.
  2. Select ‘I am a Student’
  3. Scan the QR code

To post a picture of your work:

  1. Select the green plus at the top of the page
  2. Select ‘Photo’
  3. Take a photo of whatever you want to share with us and then select the green tick
  4. Choose which class you are in and then the green tick again

Things you should know:

  1. We have made this secure so no-one else can access your work or pictures.
  2. You will not be able to see other children’s work and others cannot see your work.
  3. Because it is secure, you will not be able to see your work once you’ve submitted it BUT don’t worry, we will still be able to see it but PLEASE make sure you add your first name

Monday’s learning – 18/5/2020


Poetry- We are going to write and perform poems this week!

1) Watch the poets read the two sound poems.

Rosen reading ‘Rhythm of Life’:

McGough reading ‘The Sound Collector’

You might have seen or heard these before. Now read the poems. What do you notice about the rhyming pattern/ structure? What are the poems about?

Can you write either a ‘Rhythm of Lockdown Life’ or ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe Sound collector’ poem.


Complete 10 questions – post score /10 on Seesaw

Maths: Watch the home learning video for today on the below link and see attached document for today’s task:

Complete arithmetic paper 17, check answers and post on Seesaw:


Die Planeten – The Planets 

Sonne, Merkur, Venus, Erde, Mars,Jupiter,Saturn, Uranus

Activity 1: Watch these videos on the names of the planets in German. 

Many of the names look the same but notice how they sound different. Create your own posters using the key names in German

Activity 2: Sheet (below) OPTIONAL – colour the planets the colour that it says, then on the right hand side, put the first letter of the planet at the start of the words to complete them. 

This week’s learning plus Home Learning Documents 18/5/2020-22/5/2020

Here is how your learning will look this week:

We have uploaded the Home Learning pack for week 5 for those of you who would prefer working through a document for the week (see previous posts regarding content of these packs).

Alongside this, please remember:

– keep reading daily – using your own book, audible or any reading material you come across including the chapters uploaded of Pig-Heart Boy. In addition, the following website offers some amazing reading materials for you football fanatics out there!

– Continue to practise spellings on Spelling Shed – weekly tasks are being set. Can you jump to the top of the leaderboard??

– keep on top of your times tables by using TTR or Hit the Button

Keep an eye out parents for another year 6 zoom this week…

Stay safe, Miss Cope, Miss Caldwell and Mrs Dockerill

The Big Picture News Quiz!

Next Friday (22nd May) at 1pm, Picture News are hosting a quiz that you can take part in at home, either as a family or on your own.

The questions will look at the Picture News stories from the past few weeks. Each member of the winning team will receive their very own Peter Picture News bear!

You have to reserve a place to take part, so click on the link below to make sure you don’t miss out.

Mrs D’s Friday Shout-Outs!

My final shout-out of the week. I’ve really loved seeing all the work. Have a lovely weekend year 6.

Christina- Some thoughtful questions and 10/10 for spellings.
Edward- Superb art. Happy Birthday!
Tony- Must be your birthday too. Have a great day. What type of cake are you having?
Maja-Effective art work- I’m impressed!
Daniel- More maths- fabulous! Well done for experimenting with the illusion art task.

Barney-Your illusion art looks great.
Sonny- 70% on your maths work. Good!
Tayah- More shape work. Well done. 
Harry. Wow- the ladder illusion is amazing! Very clever. You are consistently working hard on your maths work too. Well done! 
Xav-Very effective. Mindful colouring is a good way to relax. Did you enjoy the film?
Averie- The cake looks delicious! Well done for  using TT rockstars to keep up with your multiplications facts.
Cohen-A few corrections on the spellings(Dad!) I loved seeing your pet on the assembly this morning! Great model making.

Friday’s learning – 15/5/2020

As it is the end of the week, you have completed your ‘SATs papers’ so we want you to complete some relaxing art activities while watching ‘Pig-heart Boy’. Just sit back and enjoy. Remember to post your work on Seesaw. We hope you found the papers entertaining! Very different to the ones we have completed in class. 


Here is the TV link to the show Pig-Heart Boy which is based on the novel that has formed our Summer 1 topic – you can also find it throughout this blog as audio files.
Please check with an adult before playing and remember when using online video files, stay safe and remember our SMART rules 🙂 Enjoy!


Have a go at the following maths challenges then check against the answers below:

Mindfulness: – illusion art 3D letters 3D ladder Positive and negative shapes illusion art

Mrs D’s Thursday Shout-Outs!

Lots of great work today, a real mixture of learning! Alice made this very realistic heart model-Amazing!

Elif-Your ‘loaf bread type thing’ looks delicious!
Freya- Well done for including speech in your writing.
Maja- There are lots and lots of marks available-it made me laugh!
Alex- Great build up of tension and another amazing score! Someone else who likes a crazy mark scheme. Enjoy your movie night.
Christina- Once again you have completed lots of different tasks.
Alice- The finished heart looks fab! I loved the video showing the different stages.
Tayah- Well done- practising your reflection skills.
Harry-A great spelling test, some tricky words!
Jake- Wow! 
Barney- Level 20-Impressive!
Daniel -Did you enjoy the silly sats?  I spotted some unusual spelling words in your test.
Xav- I’m not sure what I would buy you for your birthday…. Some tricky spellings and well done for getting everyone involved!
Austin-Your first maths question is brilliant!
Averie- Nice to see you enjoying a book and some good questions.
Cohen-Which Harry Potter book are you reading? I could not work it out from the questions. I like your final  prediction question.
Megan K-Lots of work today , spellings, reading questions and coding. You have been busy.
Edward-You also had some tricky spellings in your test!
Tony- I think you are going to have to teach your dad how to square numbers.

Thursday’s learning – 14/5/2020

Spellings: make up your own 20 spelling sentences leaving spaces for your made up spelling words following the below structure to help:

Test a family member on your made up spellings – how did they do?

Reading:Find a section from your reading book and make up 10 ‘silly SATs’ questions about the text based on the questions we set you this week – or can you use your own ideas? If not, use the following extract to make up silly questions (taken from the 2018 reading paper):

Maths: Have a go at making 10 of your own ‘silly SATs’ reasoning paper questions and upload your question ideas on to seesaw! Use the ones you have answered this week to help you and use the ones below to help as a guide on how to style your questions:

Give to a sibling or family member to have a go at some of your questions and post your work on Seesaw! Hope you have enjoyed our twist on SATs week.


We’re going to use Scratch to continue to practice our coding skills. Use the link below to find a range of tutorials to make some fun and exciting animations and even games!

Alternatively, use Code for Life to continue your coding skills.

Access the code for life website at the above link. You should either have your school login with you or ask your adult to register free for you as long as they do not mind!

Start from the level you got up to previously. Work through the levels of rapid router collecting points as you go…

Mrs D’s Wednesday Shout-Outs 13/05/2020

WOW! Another great day of learning at home, year 6. We are all so proud of how you are adapting to this new way of learning. We love seeing all the work and keeping in touch with you all- so keep the seesaw post coming in. 

Alex- A clear timetable and some interesting rules and ways of marking!! It made the Year 6 teachers laugh.
Freya- Accurate maths. I can’t see where you went wrong in the fraction question. Did you work out the error? I like the Picasso sketch. Now you can add some colour. Well done -you are working really hard at home.
Christina- Well done for completing the papers. Some very good scores. Are you going to add some colour to the Picasso picture?
Megan P- Great! You completed the challenge! Lovely photo!
Daniel- I really like the way you improved your PSHE work:once again using your keyboards skills.
Jake-Well done. An interesting Picasso interpretation.
Xav- Lots of work today. Its nice to see you using different punctuation in your writing.
Austin- Great maths, looks like you got them all correct!
Alice- The 3D heart is amazing! You are so creative!
Tayah- Great working on your maths. What was your score? I could not see.

Tony and Edward- Thank you for the video showing us what you have been up to.
Cohen- I spotted a range of punctuation in your writing. Well done.
Averie- Lovely! Lots of ticks on the maths work. 
Harry- An interesting creature and drawing. What a long tail!
Megan K-Maths and Literacy today. Good job. 
Frankie- I love how you video the work you are doing.  Another paper today. Well done for explaining the answers.
Barney- Well done for completing a 10 minute challenge, a reasoning paper and the PSHE task.
Sonny- I like the colour coding on your timetable.

Elif – great SATs work!