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St Anne's Catholic Primary School

"Love one another as I have loved you in our home, school and Parish family"

Goodbye Year 6  !

 

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Revision continues with a Maths Challenge Mat from the Spring term that includes long multiplication and coordinates on a grid
  • A lesson on how to solve problems including calculating the mean as an average. Click on the link below for your interactive lesson…

           https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zj6p2v4

  • A comprehension non-fiction text all about elephants! Read it and then choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest

 

If you are interested, daily lessons will continue on BBC daily bitesize up until Friday 24th July. Click on the link below for these lessons:

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

 

Let us send you on your way with an old Irish blessing:

 

May the road rise up to meet you.

May the wind always be at your back.

May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields.

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

 

 

Have a great summer holiday!

 

Year 6 Team

  

Thursday 16th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! Once again, we are hurtling towards the end of another week! Your final week in Year 6! It was amazing to see so many you yesterday and to reconnect once again in a real sense, rather than remotely and virtually. We are so proud of you all and know that you will be amazing ambassadors for St. Anne’s School once you start your next chapters at Secondary school.

 

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Revision continues with a Maths Challenge Mat from the Spring term that includes the volume of a cuboid and negative numbers
  • In this lesson you will learn how to identify parts of a circle, and solve problems including the circumference, radius and diameter. Lesson includes two videos and worksheets. Click on the link below….

           https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zcfy6g8

  • Cole’s Kingdom – an interesting fiction text that should grab your attention right from the start! Then answer the SATs style questions. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • Layers of the Ocean – a non-fiction text that is very informative a sit names and shows the different layers to our oceans. Choose your text level of challenge. Questions and answers are in separate booklet. Again, choose level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • Revision on the use of an array of punctuation from dashes, ellipsis and brackets for parenthesis. Good luck!

 

 Have a great day!

 

Year 6 Team

 

Wednesday 15th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! The day has finally arrived when we get to see you all again! We are very excited to welcome you all back this afternoon for our little reunion/farewell. In the meantime, you have got time this morning to do some more work!

 

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Revision continues with a Maths Challenge Mat from the Spring term that include area and perimeter and finding common factors of numbers
  • A fun mental calculations activity – Use the emoji code breaking sheets to practise your addition and subtraction skills. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • A booklet all about relative clauses. Super for revision purposes and to help you feel confident as you become a Year 7 pupil in September
  • A reading text all about the important historical figure of Anne Frank. If you have never heard of this woman (and even if you have) please read this text. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • The war time diary of evacuee Eliza Beale. A fascinating insight into what it was really like to be separated from your parents to keep you safe during wartime. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • An English lesson on how to summarise information and to explain why Chris Hoy is inspirational. Click on the link below for an enjoyable interactive lesson

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv7cf82

 

 

 Have a great morning and see you all later!

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

Converting document.

Please read the following letter from Mrs. Baylis as it has lots of useful information.

  

Monday 13th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! This is your final week as a Year 6 pupil at St Anne’s School – can you believe it? Thank you to those who sent in a farewell video. We hope you are all looking forward to getting together on Wednesday. If you have not yet confirmed your attendance, please do contact school to let us know.

 

In the meantime, your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Revision continues with a Maths Challenge Mat from the Spring term that includes a pie chart and a word problem
  • Problem solving time! You can solve these maths challenges by using the bar model method – there is a reminder of how to use this method. However, these challenges can be solved without using the bar model. Click on the link below for the lesson…

           https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfcdr2p

  • SPAG challenge mat. Choose your level of challenge with work that includes passive and active sentences and semi-colons
  • Have you ever read books by the author Malorie Blackman? This text tells you all about her life and childhood. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • Do you remember the story of Mary Seacole? You may have learned all about her in Year 2! Well, read her story and choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • An independent English and maths activity booklet. You may have already completed some of these tasks, but there are lots more that you can do! Try to do a few every day this week. Answers are in separate booklet

 

 

 Have a great day!

 

Year 6 Team

 

  

Friday 10th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! Once again, another Friday is upon us. This Friday feels a little different because today we can look forward to seeing (hopefully) most of you when we get together for our end of year pizza reunion next Wednesday. To see you all before you leave us forever makes us very happy, and it is a great opportunity to create a happy memory at the end of what has been an unusual and unique school year. 2020 will live long in all our memories.

 

Have you sent your video in to ensure you are part of our ‘virtual’ farewell assembly? The Year 6 Team have been trying hard to encourage you all to send in your contribution as we want you all to be part of it. But time is running out (TODAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEND IT IN!!) so we make another plea to you to record your video and send it in to us at worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

Today’s learning opportunities include:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Revision continues with a Maths Challenge Mat that includes algebra and percentages of money amounts
  • Disappointed that you did not get to experience SATs? Well, have a go at these two maths reasoning papers. Answers at the end of each document. Good luck!
  • End of Year 6 reflection cards to help you to take a moment with your family to think about your time at St. Anne’s School. Discuss the questions and perhaps you will recall memories that you had long forgotten. Present your memories in any form you like and send it into us.
  • Read all about the amazing scientist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking! What a man! Choose your level of comprehension challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • If you feel like some extra reading – a newspaper report about a couple who won the lottery not once….but twice!!! Now, that is lucky! Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • Grammar – The Obstacle Course Catastrophe! We may not have had sports day this year, but this game will challenge your grammar skills from prefixes, modal verbs, adverbs to synonyms, relative pronouns and passive/active sentences.

   

        Have a great weekend!

 

       Year 6 Team

 

  

Thursday 9th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! Once again, it was lovely to speak with some of you and your families yesterday.

 

PLEASE READ: If you have not recorded your video yet, make sure you send it in to us this week as worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes division of fractions and coordinates on a grid
  • Keep your arithmetic skills sharp by trying this paper! Answers at the end of the document
  • A reading comprehension all about plastic pollution and the damage it does to our world. Choose your challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • An English lesson on the extraordinary life of Katherine Johnson. You will learn how to summarise information and to write a magazine article. Click on the link below…

         https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zwc2kty

  • Main and subordinate clauses activity. Complete the unfinished sentences by adding more detail to the subordinate clauses. Choose your level of challenge.

 

 Have a great day!

 

 Year 6 Team

 

 

  

Wednesday 8th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! If you have not recorded your video yet, make sure you send it in to us this week at worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes finding the volume of a cuboid and the mean of numbers
  • Problem solving: The Mystery of the Brilliant Breakfast – A healthy eating themed resource which is a fantastic way to practise lots of different maths skills. Enjoy!
  • A reading comprehension all about the Northern White Rhino which is sadly in danger of extinction. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • Up-levelling sentences activity: an opportunity for you to practise improving sentences by using fronted adverbials, expanded noun phrases and subordinating conjunctions
  • Keep revising your grammar skills with this grammar and punctuation practise paper.

 

 

Have a good day!

 

 Year 6 Team

 

  

Tuesday 7th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6! If you have not recorded your video yet, make sure you send it in to us this week as worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes multiplication of fractions and area and perimeter
  • An interactive lesson on calculating angles, including vertically opposite angles. Click on the link below:

           https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhvn2v4

  • A comprehension text all about children’s author Roald Dahl. Choose your level of difficulty from hard, harder or hardest
  • Grammar today is all about using different types of conjunctions in sentences. Choose your level of challenge.
  • A writing activity. Here you will find various story settings with descriptive words. Choose the setting that most interests you and write a descriptive paragraph. Please send your writing in to us.

 

 Have a great day!

 

 Year 6 Team

 

 

  

Monday 6th July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6. We have arrived at the start of another week! We cannot believe that this is your final two weeks in Year 6! Wow!

Do not forget to record your videos and send them in to us: worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

Click on the link below for details of the Summer Reading Challenge 2020 with the Silly Squad. Celebrate the joy of reading with all of your family with these fun activities:

https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

 

There is also a Creativity Summer Camp taking place from 6-10 July. We have attached the details below. Have a look!

 

Lucky Year 6! We have also attached a list of brilliant books for you to read and enjoy as you transition from Primary to Secondary School. All the e-books are available to borrow for free through Coventry Public Libraries. All the details are in the document below.

 

We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes place value and short division
  • Another lesson packed with maths challenges and problem solving. Click on the link below….

            https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn8k3j6

  • We should have been enjoying Euro 2020 Football Competition sine June 11th, but because of Covid 19 it was cancelled. Read this text about the Women’s World Cup of 2019. Women’s football has a much bigger following these days and here you can learn about how it developed into the game it has become today. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • Grammar revision booklet all about relative clauses and relative pronouns. Lots of sentence activities for you to practise both relative clauses and relative pronouns.
  • Fancy writing a diary for the day in a life of an inventor or an explorer? We have given you diary examples from three people who all did amazing things – Christopher Columbus, Eva Crane and Margaret E Knight. By reading their diaries, you will discover the amazing things that they achieved. Do further research on them. Then write your own diary entry as one of these people. Enjoy!

 

Have a great day, children.

 

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

  

Friday 3rd July 2020

 

 Good morning, Year 6. We have arrived at another Friday! Wow! Do not forget to record your videos and send them in to us. We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Let's go back to the start! Revision of some of our mathematical skills from the Autumn term.A Maths Challenge Mat that includes a pie chart and simplifying fractions
  • A follow up lesson on solving ratio problems using efficient number methods and diagrams. Click on the link below…..
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zffq4xs 
  • Fancy being a code breaker? Have some fun with this pirate themed Code Breaker activity! Use your addition and subtraction skills to solve problems!
  • Moving to Secondary School already on your mind? A booklet that has some writing suggestions to help you reflect on yourself as you prepare to introduce yourself to new teachers in September.
  • RE: In school, the children are learning about the lives of Mary and the Saints. Do some research on prayers to Our Lady. Explore the words of the Hail Holy Queen, Memorare and the Angelus. What do we ask of Our Lady in these prayers? Why do you think that it is important to pray these words?  Research different images of Our Lady from religious art. Choose the one you like the best and make a drawing or painting of it. Write a reflection about the image and what it might remind us about Our Lady.

 

 

Have a good break over the weekend!

 

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

 

 

Thursday 2nd July 2020

 

Good morning, Year 6. Do not forget to record your videos and send them in to us. We hope you enjoy the following learning opportunities today:

 

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes missing co-ordinates of translated shapes and percentages word problems
  • Test your problem- solving skills with a range of maths challenges. Click on the link below:

           https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/ztcsm39

  • A writing task – write a letter to your teacher in school! Look at the guidance to help you structure your letter. Send it into school and we will make sure your teacher gets it!
  • Read this Class of 2020 poem from us to you! Perhaps you would like to write your own Class of 2020 poem. Send it in to us!
  • Our Frozen Planet Topic: A fact file all about Robert Falcon Scott. If you have a printer at home, use the Scott border writing frame to record your own facts about this explorer. Perhaps write a letter in the person of Scott.

           Also, a chance for you to consider what you would take with you if you were an Antarctic explorer!

 

 Have a great day!

 

 Year 6 Team 

 

Wednesday Evening

 

Hello, Year 6!

It was so lovely to speak to some of you today. It is always great to catch up and to see how you are all getting on.

 

You were all excited about Mr. Kitching's idea of a virtual farewell for the class of 2020. Here are the details:

Mr Kitching would like each of you to record a video of yourself sharing thoughts about your time at St. Anne's School. Use the following sentence starters to guide your thoughts and memories....

 

I remember when.....

 

My favourite.....

 

My funniest memory is.....

 

I will miss....

 

I am looking forward to.......

 

Goodbye....Sign off in your own individual style...a wave, a signature move, holding a sign with a message...

 

Send your video to worksharing@St-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

If you are unable to send a video to us by email, contact school and we can make arrangements to help you (Email the above address).

 

We are so excited to see all your videos. The class of 2020 will get an opportunity to be ‘virtually’ together for one more time!

 

Thank you for all your efforts.

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

 

Wednesday 1st July 2020

 

Good morning Year 6! Today is your first day of home learning in the month of July! Time is certainly flying by. We miss you all and want you to make the most of the remaining learning activities that we are providing for you. We want you to start secondary school feeling confident and just by doing a little revision every day, it will help you to feel exactly that. Send any work to us on worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes mental calculations and equivalent fractions
  • A follow up lesson on ratio: how to understand, represent and write ratio. Click on the link below….

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

  • A text all about Marcus Rashford’s campaign to help many families throughout the summer holidays. Answer the questions after the text.
  • A SPAG challenge mat that includes objects in a sentence and hyphens. Please choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest
  • A booklet full of fun English and maths activities. Work your way through it at your own pace and, more importantly, have some fun and enjoy it! An answer booklet is included.

 

Have a great day!

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

  

Tuesday 30th June 2020

 

Good morning Year 6! How is everybody today? Thank you to those children who continue to engage with their home learning work. It makes everything worthwhile for us and we love to see how you are doing at home.

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes equations and rounding to the nearest 5 million
  • A very useful maths revision booklet that covers many aspects of the work you already covered in class. Pick an area that you feel you lack confidence in and do some revision.
  • An introductory lesson on ratio. Click on the link below for interactive activities….

         https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6tcf82

  • Challenge yourself with this grammar test that includes pronouns and relative pronouns
  • Three short and sweet comprehensions! Great to keep your reading skills fresh and sharp! Answers included.
  • An English lesson all about writing instructions using parenthesis. Click on the link below…..

       https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zcydg7h

 

 

Have a productive day!

 

Year 6 Team

 

 

Monday 29th June 2020

 

Good morning Year 6! We hope everybody had a relaxing weekend and that you are ready for more work this week! A big thanks to Gloria for sending us in a video of her working hard at home. It is so lovely to see you once again, Gloria! 

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

  • Your daily activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A Maths Challenge Mat that includes multiplying numbers with decimals and a word problem
  • A set of word problems for you to challenge yourself!
  • Writing activity: write about your favourite memories from your time at Saint Anne’s School. We would love to hear them!
  • Anyone for tennis?!! Today should have been the start of the Wimbledon tennis competition. Sadly, it will not be taking place this year because of Covid 19. Read this text which has some interesting facts about Wimbledon. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest.
  • Wimbledon Maths Challenge Cards!
  • Today is also the Feast Day of Saints Peter & Paul. Do some research on the lives of both these men. Draw some symbols that represent the story of both men’s lives, e.g. paper and quill for Paul because he wrote so many letters or a boat for Peter as he was a fisherman before he became a follower of Jesus.

 

Please send in your work to worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

Have a great day!

 

Year 6 Team

 

Friday 26th June 2020

 

Good morning Year 6! We know that some of you are Liverpool fans so no doubt you were very happy to see your team crowned Premier League Champions last night. We hope that you enjoyed that special moment - some of us can only dream about what that must feel like! Enjoy!

Once again, we have arrived at the end of another week! Time is going by ever so quickly. From next week, you will be counting down your final three weeks as a Year 6 pupil. Please make the most of the learning opportunities that we are providing for you. It makes us so happy when you get in touch with us: worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

Today’s learning opportunities include:

 

  • Maths and English activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • A maths Challenge Mat that includes a Venn diagram and ordering of large numbers (millions)
  • Do you remember how to calculate the area of a triangle? If not, this lesson is for you.

      Click on the link below for a super interactive lesson:

      https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6bq4xs

  • As promised – some work on our Frozen Planet topic:
  • A power point that explains what climate change is and how it effects the polar regions
  • A reading text about Who Discovered the North Pole! Questions follow on
  • A further reading text about the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton. Choose your level of difficulty – hard, harder or hardest.
  • Wellbeing activity – a chance for you to reflect on your time in lockdown and hopefully to consider what new skills you may have learned during this time. Perhaps sit down with your family and discuss the points raised in this document. Hopefully, there are many positives for you all but remember that it is just as important to discuss the challenges and difficulties!

 

 Have a great weekend, children!

 

 Year 6 Team

 

  

Thursday 25th June 2020

 

Good morning Year 6! We hope you are all feeling good and ready to do some more work today. We hope you all enjoyed the glorious sunshine yesterday – it was so hot!

Remember that you can take a photo of your work and send it in to us at our email: worksharing@st-annes.coventry.sch.uk

 

Your learning opportunities today include:

 

  • Maths and English activities on Purple Mash and spag.com
  • Maths Challenge Mat that includes finding possible solutions for equations and addition of mixed numbers
  • Revision of your arithmetic skills. Answers at the end of the document
  • Let’s get back to basics – a lesson on planning and writing a story. Click on the link below…..

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv8dqp3

  • You may have heard about the Windrush story on tv. Please read this text all about it and answer the questions that follow. Choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest. Answers at the end of each section
  • A grammar Mat that includes relative clauses and dashes for parenthesis. Please choose your level of challenge from hard, harder or hardest.

 

 

 

Tomorrow’s activities will include work on our topic of Frozen Kingdom!

 

Have a great Thursday!

 Year 6 Team

12th June 2020

 

It's Friday!

 

Hope you and your families are well. 

 

Today's work :        Daily Maths Problem - Linked to your knowledge of multiplication

                                  Maths Activity - Decimal numbers - remember to your known number facts to help you with these

                                  Reading Activity - A poem that using personification about a brook.  Reminds me of a story I once read on Rivers - good start but                                     then went down hill.

                                  Grammar - This activity is on commas, commas, commas, commas and more commas. 

 

Enjoy your weekend.

 

Mr Kitching

Activities

Answers 

Thursday 11th June 2020

 

Morning Children,

 

Hope you are all safe and well.

 

Remember to complete your SPAG test for this week and all of the Purple Mash activities I have set. Also, you have got TTRockstars to help you with your tables which are important!

 

Todays work :

 

                         - Daily Maths problem -  Finding fractions of amounts ( Answers are posted at the end of today's work)

                         - Maths - Multiplying and dividing fractions - (Answers are at the end of the document)

- Reading -Read part of a non-chronological report on Rainforests and then answer questions on the text (Answers at the end of the   document)

                         - Grammar - Prefixes, suffixes, antonyms and formality  (Answers at the end of the document)

 

Enjoy!:)

 

Mr Kitching

 

ANSWERS

Tuesday 9th June 2020

 

Morning Children,

 

I hope you are all well and  staying safe.

 

Today's activities :

 

Reading -'The Girl Who Walked on Air' - Have a think about what the story may be about before reading it.  

Grammar  - Model verbs, brackets, preposition phrases, pronouns, adverbs and sentence types. All things you know but there are hints on the sheet if you get stuck.

Daily Maths Problem - Linked with fractions

Maths - Nets and the 3d shapes they make.

All the answers are below the activities  so you can see how you got on.

Enjoy your day. 

 

 

ACTIVITIES 

 

 

ANSWERS 

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Monday 8th June 2020

 

Good morning children,

 

I hope you had a nice weekend and managed to avoid the rain. Hopefully next week the weather will improve.

 

As always, I have set you a range of reading, writing, maths and computing activities online using Purple Mash and a grammar test on SPAG.COM.  Please try to complete these activities as I only had 5 children complete the grammar work last week.  

 

In addition to the usual activities, I have set further reading, grammar and maths problems below.

 

The activities are :  

                              - Daily Maths Problem - Three problem solving activities

             - Reading Comprehension - A text on the Titanic - links to our Frozen Kingdom topic we will be beginning next week.

             - Maths - Finding the missing angles in 90 degrees, on a straight line  and around a point.

             - Grammar - A range of questions on nouns, active voice, present perfect, formality and use of colons. 

 

The answers are included below, so see how you get on. 

 

Enjoy your Monday. 

 

ACTIVITIES 

 

 

ANSWERS 

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