Innovators Class - Year 6
Welcome to Innovator's Class
We are a class of 25, Year 6 children.
A note from Mrs Baxter
Year 5/6 spellings
I hope you have a lovely half term. The weather looks like it will be good so I hope you can get out and enjoy the sunshine.
If you get bored then below are a few ideas that you can dip into.
This fabulous new project supported by The National Literacy Trust encourages children to write letters to people living in care homes. Click on the link below to find out how you can take part.
Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge will be a little different this year. The theme for the digital challenge will be ‘Silly Squad’ and it will launch on Friday 5 June (earlier than the normal challenge, due to lockdown)
The digital challenge platform will include a safe sign-up process, a personal profile area where children can set reading goals, review books, view book recommendations and access guides to e-lending. There will also be a forum to chat to friends, play games, download and print activities, as well as family activities with rewards and unlockable content to keep children and families engaged throughout the summer months. The platform will be free for children and families to use (summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/)
General activities to dip into.
Calling all young film makers
The Childnet Film Competition is now in its 11th year and is open to all young people based in the UK. The challenge is to create a positive, short online safety film or a storyboard with a script in response to this year’s theme. This year’s theme is We want an internet where we’re free to….
You can find out more details here - https://www.childnet.com/resources/film-competition/2020
Kitchen Science experiments
Daily PE Lesson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8
Joe Wicks, more commonly known as the body coach, will be running a daily live PE lesson on his Youtube channel every weekday morning between 9 - 9.30 am. What a great way to kick start your mornings!
Learn to touch type! http://www.typingclub.com/sportal/program-3.game
A programme to help children learn to touch type.
English: Picture Book Maker https://www.culturestreet.org.uk/activities/picturebookmaker/index.php?id=3
Create your own picture books with the help of this online tool. You choose the setting, the characters and write the story. Share your finished picture book in Culture Street’s online gallery.
Art: Tate Paint https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/games-quizzes/tate-paint
Create your own masterpiece – be creative on your own or let the Tate inspire you with different themes like the weather or food.
Computing: Scratch https://scratch.mit.edu/
Great site for children to practise coding and programming skills
Hour of Code: https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn
One hour hands-on tutorials for children of all ages.
Maths The Maths Factor: https://www.themathsfactor.com/
Carol Vorderman has announced that access to her maths school The Maths Factor will be free while schools are closed (normally £2/week). It's aimed at 4 to 11-year-olds and is matched to the national curriculum.