Years 5 and 6 (Upper Key Stage 2)

All children at Richmond have access to Purple Mash.  Your child’s teacher will set work on here.  Check the alert button on your child’s home page for work that has been set.  Otherwise, there are 1000s of fun resources for your child to explore on here, for all curriculum areas. 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/richmond-ol9

Accelerated Reader

Children in Years 5 and 6 have access to our Accelerated Reader programme.  Books on Accelerated Reader will have an orange sticker on their spine.  Each child has an individual login and the children can access a quiz about each text by following this link:

Image result for accelerated reader logo

https://ukhosted13.renlearn.co.uk/6013217/

Or you can scan this QR code if you are using a phone or tablet.

English

Year 5

The Children have been reading Ferdinand the bull in class.  This clip is a short version of the film ‘Ferdinand’.  The children could watch the film and see if they can add or change any of the characters.

Click here for the film:

Ferdinand the Bull - short clip

This website has lots of games the children can play to practise their spelling, punctuation and grammar.

topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Year 6

Recently, we have been writing a narrative about being stranded on desert island or in the alps.  Can you re-write your story in another exciting location?  You could create a survival leaflet for that location.  

Can you write a non-chronological report about why an animal from the rainforest can survive in its environment?  You can use these links to help you:

scienceforkidsclub.com/iguazu-falls.html

easyscienceforkids.com/iguazu-falls-facts/

Maths

All children in Years 5 and 6 have been issued with a TT Rockstars login to practise their times tables:

TT Rockstars - Student Login

You will also find some fun maths games to play here for the children to practise their maths skills.

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/22/most-popular

This site also has some games where your children can practise their mental maths skills.  The ones with the green button are tablet friendly.  The others need flash player.

topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths

Topic

Year 5

Spain

Look on these websites for some facts about Spain.  Can you write a fact file about Spain?

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/spain-facts.html

https://www.coolkidfacts.com/spain-facts/

https://www.natgeokids.com/za/discover/geography/countries/spain-facts/

Can you compare life in Spain to life in England?

Can you write about important festivals in Spain?

You could write a brochure page about Spain and why people should visit.

Year 6

Don’t cry for me… Argentina!

Look on these websites for some facts about Argentina.  Can you produce a Fact File all about Argentina?   

sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/countries/argentina.html

kids-world-travel-guide.com/argentina-facts.html

Can you research some of the things to do in Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires, using TripAdvisor?  After that, make a poster to advertise a popular tourist attraction or place of interest.  

tripadvisor.co.uk/Tourism-g312741-Buenos_Aires_Capital_Federal_District-Vacations.html

SPaG

Our Year 6 children each have an account for the website SPaG.com, which allows them to practise and apply their grammar skills in mini ‘tests’ set by their teacher. All the children are aware of their unique username and password.

spag.com/

Music

Oldham Music Development have put together a resource for children in Year 5 and 6 to access from home also. Please click the file at the bottom of the page for more information.

Home Resources

Twinkl is a website that many teachers use for resources to support their teaching.  They are currently providing free access to resources for parents so that you can help your child at home. Note:  you will need a printer to access most of these resources.  

For Year 5 home schooling resources click here

For Year 6 home schooling resources click here

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