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St Nicholas' Primary School

P6

TITANIC WORKSHOP 🚢 
A big thank you to Madeline from Kathleen’s Attic for our wonderful Titanic Workshop today. Pupils learned some amazing facts and interesting snippets of information that will help us with our Totanic World Around Us Topic.  Pupils all had a fun time dressing up and exploring a range of unique artefacts from that era.

Below is a list of links of games and resources than can be continuously worked on from home. This collection is a work in progress, and will be updated as the school year progresses.

 

Numeracy:

Written methods of Addition, Subtraction, multiplication and division:

https://mrnussbaum.com/drag-n-drop-math-online

Fractions

>Recognising Fractions

https://mrnussbaum.com/pizza-fractions-online-learning-fourths-and-eighths

>Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. We have not yet covered dividing fractions in the curriculum.

https://mrnussbaum.com/fraction-pal-online

Shape

https://mrnussbaum.com/vertices-sides-edges-and-faces-online

Mental Maths

http://www.timestables.me.uk/

Angles

https://mrnussbaum.com/angle-invaders-online-game

Word Problems

https://mrnussbaum.com/best-math-friends-online-word-problem-game

 

Literacy:

Comprehension

>In the link below, the comprehensions are in alphabetical order but are graded in difficulty from 1 to 6. On average a P6 pupil should be able to work at grade 3/4 or above in excelling work.

https://mrnussbaum.com/lang-arts/reading-comprehension-online

Grammar

>Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L6187/index.html

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L6186/L6186/index.html

Spelling

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/lcwc/index.html

 

Transfer Papers

>Below is a google drive link of regularly updated transfer papers. Typically pupils interested in transfer should work towards completing two a week. Either on paper and working off a digital copy on their tablet, or if resources allow on a printed test.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=10WhxQRpIhKVgwvb6fEfcHWu3HFWNPKsL

 

After School Coding Club has been enjoyed by our Key Stage 2 pupils who have been up-skilled in Computer Programming while making use of our iPads and Computer Suite. 👩‍💻 👨‍💻 💻

We had a brilliant time watching a very unique and funny Christmas story at the Down Arts Centre. We felt bad for the front row getting wet angel

Here's a classroom favourite! Year 6 used Minecraft to work out perimeter and area word problems, building blocks to make the correct sizes.

Have a look at our wonderful coding on code.org! In this challenge P6 had to code the squirrel to make the correct movements to find his food!

Year 6 have been learning about mm, cm, m and km. We have been making measurements of everything we can find in the school and calculating our walking speed per km.

In our winter term, we are working towards creating instructional texts. Year 6 had great fun writing instructions on how to draw a car, the catch is that we didn't tell Mr.Burns what he was drawing! The better the instructions, the closer to a car it should look. Check out some of our "cars" and pictures below:

In groups we have been working on our problem solving. Together we are working on a murder mystery, every week our Mathematics challenges gives us a clue and narrows down our suspects! This week we are using coordinates to find the hidden code.

Happy Halloween! Year 6 enjoyed dressing up, eating sweets, and partying at the school Halloween disco.

Year 6 enjoyed being taken out for lessons on the dangers of smoking and drinking, as well as lessons on the benefits of diet and exercise.

Year 6 has enjoyed moving on to our new topic: The Alps! A big thank to all parents that came in for our learning together afternoon to support our learning.

Year 6 had a relaxing time outside looking for inspiration for their poetry in the clouds!

Year 6 were very excited to use QR codes to research the Grand Canyon, then added their facts they had learned to Padlet.

A big thank you to Mr. Burns who came in to take the class for some Halloween themed problem solving.

Year 6 was very lucky to get some sun today in the Eco Garden! We took photos using our Ipads, then used them as a reference for our garden themed Observational Poetry. smiley

Every pupil getting involved in the Walk of Life Art Feis Competition

This week we have been working on our coding and problem solving skills, using angry birds as a way to program coordinates and movement!

 

A great start to the term with some work on punctuation and dialogue!

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