Home Learning during the school Closure
Learning at home in Year 6
Whilst we are at home and not at school for our learning, you will find some good learning activities on this page – more and more will appear! Some of these are highlighted in your learning packs and others are just good fun!
Follow the links to other useful pages on the website…
The wonderful 2020 Leavers video – we are going to miss you all so much!
Here’s the latest message from Mrs Grove
An invitation from Miss Davies and Mrs Grove…
Here’s a message from Mrs Grove (and her little helper!)
Here’s a message from Mrs Grove on behalf of the whole team…
Take a little moment and delve in to this lovely free book – The Book of hopes
Latest email from your teachers
We would all like to say a great big thank you and well done for your maturity and positive attitudes coming back to school. It has been a delight to have you back and we are so proud of you.
It feels like we are almost starting the year again doesn’t it? We are looking forward to learning with you over these next few weeks and we hope you are too.
As we settle into our respective bubbles – the Heroes and the Stars from each class – we wanted to introduce all the staff members that are working with year 6 during this time.
Miss Davies, Mrs Grove and Mrs Hull are with the Stars Bubble from each class.
Mrs Carney, Mrs Terry and Mrs Gordon are with the Heroes Bubble from each class.
Please find below specific details of staff emails and the team from each separate bubble below, including our email addresses. Please feel free to email with any messages or questions during this time. As with our time of Home Learning, do copy us all into relevant emails, so that we can get back to you as soon as possible.
|St. Dominic Stars||Miss Daviesemail@example.com|
|St. Dominic Heroes||Mrs Carneyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|St. George Stars||Mrs Grove
|St. George Heroes:||Mrs Terry
Pick up today is at 12:20pm for Year 6.
We hope you all have a great weekend.
Take care, keep safe and keep smiling!
Miss Davies, Mrs Grove, Mrs Hull, Mrs Carney, Mrs Terry, Mrs Gordon and the Year 6 team (Phew! That was a long list to write!)
As you think about making time each day for worship, you might start by making yourself a prayer table or corner – somewhere that you can be still, comfortable but still, not distracted by anything going on around you.
You might want to set up a “table” – a real one or the top of a chest of drawers or even an upturned box, cover it with a cloth if you can and maybe place your Bible on it, maybe your Rosary beads or a crucifix if you have them and if Mum and Dad are happy, a candle which you can light as you pray.
Plan your worship time…
How will it start – maybe lighting the candle, asking that the Light of Jesus represented by that candle may be in your heart…
You might want to start with a prayer – use our School prayer book for inspiration and ideas.
Read a passage from the Bible. The Gospels are always good to read. We are still in the season of Easter and the Readings this year come from John’s Gospel.
Take time to stop and think about what the Gospel writer is saying to you about Jesus and maybe decide on soemthing that you are going to do to change the way you behave or think about things to match Jesus’ teaching.
You could sing a hymn that you know or find one on the internet to sing along to and take the time for prayer.
Pray for yourself, for your family, for your friends. Pray for our doctors and nurses and all those who are working so hard now to keep us all safe and well. Pray for our world.
Prayers to use at home
and of course all our school prayers are in the School prayer book
Here are some prayers related to our Golden threads
More prayers around our Golden threads
Resources to support your learning packs
Letters from the Lighthouse
Chapter 4 Part 1
Chapter 4 Part 2
Chapter 6 Part 1
Chapter 6 Part 2
Music learning with Dr Mather
Year 6 – Music for weeks 13 and 14
REVISE YOUR SPOON PLAYING SKILLS
ACTIVITY 1: BASIC GRIP AND EXPERIMENTATION WITH DIFFERENT SPOONS
VIDEO LINK 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KriHpKZbnoA
ACTIVITY 2: DIFFERENT PATTERNS – STRAIGHT AND SWING BEATS
VIDEO LINK 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlckGxaJjx0
ACTIVITY 3: ROLLS
VIDEO LINK 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjEfF288ass
ACTIVITY 4: TRIPLETS – a group of three notes
VIDEO LINK 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X5udop8ZUs
- Learn to play a triplet slowly, then gradually faster.
- Learn to play a triplet across your legs
- Learn to play a triplet using your fingers
ACTIVITY 5: SWING SPOONS! COMBINING DIFFERENT RHYTHMS
VIDEO LINK 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGjQqjKZ2SM
ACTIVITY 6: SPOONS ROCK!
VIDEO LINK 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35NYzvlcTYU
ACTIVITY 7: SPOON WALTZ
VIDEO LINK 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-yaVJflO9w
ACTIVITY 8: SPOONS AT SEA!
VIDEO LINK 8: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW5MKiR1LZg