Apr 22, 2020 - Uncategorized    11 Comments

Wednesday Week 1

English – Grammar time! Follow this link https://cdn.oxfordowl.co.uk/2017/03/30/09/50/40/516/2745613_Grammar_Unit_A.pdf to find revision questions on all our grammar topics. You can either print the sheets out, complete and scan to me, or answer the questions on paper/in a book, take a photo and send to me.

IPC – {Technology} Research time! It’s time to find out all about boats and ships!

Research as much as you can about boats and ships. Here are some questions to help you get started:

  • What materials are boats and ships made from?
  • Why are these materials used?
  • How are boats and ships powered?
  • How are boats and ships designed for speed, cargo and balance?

List all the boats you can think of that you would find at a fairground.

Present your research however you like – Word document, PowerPoint, Publisher, handwritten poster etc., just remember to email it to me!

We are nearly finished our topic Fairgrounds. We will start our new topic next week!

PE workout – 10 x sit ups, 10 x press ups, 10 x squats, 1 minute run on the spot (repeat 3 times) —-> and/or Joe Wicks

Don’t forget your everyday activities – spelling practise, times tables and reading.

Apr 21, 2020 - Uncategorized    2 Comments

Blog Comments

Hi everyone!

I think some of you are having trouble logging in to the blog to comment on the posts. You will find your username and password on the document that was sent to your parents (the one with the login details for all the different websites). You will need to login on the blog with your details first if you wish to comment on any of the posts.

Hope this helps! 🙂

Apr 21, 2020 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Tuesday Week 1

Thank you everyone who sent in their work yesterday – the stories were brilliant and Mrs Santoro and I are pleased that your maths skills are still up to scratch!

Maths – multiplying fractions.

Mrs Santoro’s group:

If possible, Mrs Santoro would like you to please write your answers on the Word document before emailing it.

English – Reading comprehension. Follow this link https://cdn.oxfordowl.co.uk/2017/03/30/09/42/41/727/2749604_Reading_Comp_A.pdf to find a text to read and comprehension questions to answer. You can either print the sheets out, complete and scan to me, or answer the questions on paper/in a book, take a photo and send to me.

PE workout – 15 x star jumps, 30 second heel kicks, 1 minute run on the spot, 10 x press ups (repeat 3 times) —-> and/or Joe Wicks

Don’t forget your everyday activities – spelling practise, times tables and reading.

Apr 20, 2020 - Uncategorized    6 Comments

Monday Week 1

Morning everyone!

Hope you’ve been doing well at home and are all safe and healthy. I miss seeing your faces every day!

This is our timetable for the week ahead. Remember you have a couple of days to do each activity.

Please send me your work at the following email – yearsix@st-leonards.lambeth.sch.uk

Just remember, it’s a no reply email, so I can’t reply to you, but I will read everything you send me!

Here are today’s activities:

English – write an adventure story using this illustration. You can either hand-write your story (then take a photo to send me) or type it on Word. Don’t forget to plan your story first, edit your writing as you go and use varied punctuation () : ; – , !

Maths – adding and subtracting fractions. Follow the PowerPoint to help you.

Mrs Santoro’s group – you can find your work here. Mrs Santoro can read it when you send it to the no reply email.

Mrs Santoro has put together some riddles for everyone! There’s one for each day this week.

PE workout – 10 x squats, 10 x star jumps, run on the spot for 1 minute, plank for 30 seconds

[If you are able to, log on every morning to Joe Wicks’ PE workout – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ
You can do this instead of my workout if you would like – or do both!]

Spelling – your words for this week are:

Spelling rule: prefixes

  1. supermarket
  2. superman
  3. superstar
  4. antiseptic
  5. antifreeze
  6. anticlockwise
  7. subdivide
  8. subheading
  9. submarine

Don’t forget your everyday activities as well – times table practise (check the timetable) and reading.

You have some extra tasks to complete if you have time – here is your geography task. You have the whole week to do this, so send it to me when you are finished!

If you were at school the Friday before we broke up, you will have the new CGP Grammar and Maths books. I will include page numbers each week for you to do. If you don’t have these books, you don’t need to worry about these tasks.

See you at 2:30pm for more of The London Eye Mystery!

Jul 17, 2019 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Year 6’s Last Hurrah at Whitstable!

What a wonderful day we had yesterday, celebrating all the children’s hard work over the year. We were so fortunate with the weather and a tremendously fun day was had by all. Thank you to our fabulous parents and staff who came to help – and to all the parents and carers for your support of the Year 6 students throughout the year. It has meant the world! I am so proud of all the children for their effort, determination and progress and hope they treasure the special memories we’ve made! Best of luck to each and every one of you in your new secondary schools!

Jan 25, 2019 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Trip to Parliament

On Wednesday this week, Year 6 visited the Houses of Parliament in Westminster Castle. What a wonderful and informative day we had! (I know I learned a great deal myself!). It’s so important that young people are aware of how the laws that affect their lives are made and the role they themselves can play, as citizens, in shaping them. Our trip this week was certainly a great experience for the students and helped them to be more aware about political processes.

As part of our tour, we were able to spend some time watching a parliamentary session taking place in the House of Commons (fortunately all the MPs were on their best behaviour!). We listened as they discussed amendments to a bill. We were also present when a division was called, so MPs came from all around the building to go and cast their vote.

In our workshop, the children made their own mini-parliament. They decided on an issue to be discussed and came up with ideas for a bill. We had a speaker of the house (Timi) who maintained order, and the children shared their views about what could work and what potential issues there could be with the bill. They took votes on different amendments to the bill and eventually, it passed! Our resident monarch (Natalia) finally signed off on the bill to turn it into law.

Ask your kids about what they have learned about our parliament in the UK – they are becoming quite expert!

Her Royal Highness!

“Here here!”

Speaker of the House

“We love democracy!”

Jan 11, 2019 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Spanish Lessons

Class 6 have the brilliant opportunity of being taught Spanish every fortnight by Señorita Cabanillas.  This week they have been learning the vocabulary for Clothes.  They loved dressing up a member of their group and then describing their outfits.  Read the online book below to hear just a few of us practising our Spanish.  Enjoy

Class 6 Clothes Book from stleonards on Vimeo.

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