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Copy of Week 1 powerpoint English and Inquiry

Join in the World record for the longest online art class.

Follow the link below and get involved on 21st May 2020!!

 

A final transition booklet is now our our Google Page.  This booklet is designed to be discussed with parents to help children think about how school and life may be different in their transition to secondary school.  Please take time to discuss these issues with your children so that they are prepared for this change.

Parent guide to MyON

Molehill now have access to MyOn online which is a site that Molehill children can access to read books online and listen to in audio format.  Email have been sent out to students and below is a letter explaining how to access the site.  Please encourage your children to read from the site and develop their love of reading. There are book token to be won for children that are reading regularly.

MyON parent letter

 

For parents and children it is important to stay safe at this time when much of learning is taking place on line.  The following website has lots of useful information for parents and activities and game to do for children.  Please check it out and Stay Safe Online!

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Eagle Class Home-Learning Update April 2020

Please access our Google classroom for online learning.

You will need an email that was provided to you or you can contact staff on the school telephone number to get this.  The Class code is: 6qu23ua

Here is a useful guide for parents on how to access the online classroom and further down this homepage you will find a step-by-step film guide on how to access the Google Classroom.  This site has daily activities and children can speak to me via the email links for help.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Iowi-gmbys

Maths and English

All the sites below have activities that can done online and self assessed:

www.khanacademy.org

Daily Maths challenges: 1 New Learning Maths Monday 27th April (1)           2 Daily Maths Skills Monday 27th April (2)

Daily English challenges: 1 Monday 27th April  2  Daily Reading Challenge Monday 27th April

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-6#schedule

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

https://www.talk4writing.co.uk/resources/planning/

Above it a site called Talk for Writing Unit – download and work through this Talk for Writing unit to keep your writing skills sharp. It is easy to follow and you can work through at your own pace.  You need to click on the Year 6 unit to access this.

Here is a list of other useful websites where you can access resources for home learning:

Useful websites to visit

Try this website for fun maths activities and games.

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/?utm_campaign=02_04_2020_25_Games_Activities_Blog&utm_source=pardot&utm_medium=email&utm_context=text

Update Sunday 23rd March – here are a couple of other useful websites we have been made aware of:

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/home-learning/

https://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/

Want a daily writing activity – check out Pobble365 which includes a picture and a writing prompt for every day. http://www.pobble365.com/

Here is also a general list of inquiry based activities the children could do whist they are learning from  home: extending-learning-at-home T4

Authors are also trying to support home learning so here is author Oliver Jeffers website and he will be reading stories daily to children: https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books

Oxford Owl have a free eBook library for all children aged 3-11 years so the children can access reading books at home. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Collins are also providing lost of free resources to parents for home learning if you follow this link: https://collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home#Primary

The Teachit Maths website is offering free access to its online maths resources which includes lots of interactive games and activities the children can use daily. https://www.teachitmaths.co.uk/

At school we follow White Rose Maths who are also providing home learning resources if you follow this link: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

The Year 6 teacher is available daily on the Google Classroom page so children can ask questions and request help if needed through this page.

 

PE and sports activities

https://www.chancetoshine.org/staying-active-during-the-covid-19-outbreak

Body Coach Joe Wicks is also going to be hosting daily PE sessions for children through his YouTube channel. Here is a link so your children can take part and get a daily dose of exercise whilst they are home: https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

Miss Hurley-Gale has set up a PE Google Classroom so use this access code to join her class and get active over the next few weeks.

Access code – rvslupu

Art

Check your emails as you will also have an invitation to join The Art Factory – a Google Classroom full of fun art and craft activities you can do at home, most of which require very little equipment

Daily online lessons are available at via these websites – 

We DO NOT expect the children to use all of the resources suggested, but it would be great if they could access at least one of them daily.

School Closure

At Molehill we realise how important it is that children can continue to learn even though the school may be closed due to the Covid-19 virus.   I have set up a Google Classroom for Eagle class which has weekly tasks that need to be completed for: maths, english, spellings, reading and inquiry work.  The children have been given passwords to login into the online classroom and many have already accessed this at school.  Below is a guide for parents and children on how to access the Google Classroom.

Also below is an extensive list of websites that your child can access to develop their home learning, all of which are free!

Please ensure your child calls the school to find out their Google Classroom login if they have recently been absent and you have not received it by text message from the office.

 

For Parents:

The site below explains how maths in now taught at primary level.  This will help you support our child’s learning at home:

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/home-learning/?utm_campaign=19_03_2020_COVID-19_Parent_Blog&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Pardot&utm_content=button

List of useful websites:TT Rock Stars now has Numbots using the same login

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

https://whiterosemaths.com/

Here’s The Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Body Coach Joe Wicks is also going to be hosting daily PE sessions for children through his YouTube channel. Here is a link so your children can take part and get a daily dose of exercise whilst they are home: https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

Want a daily writing activity – check out Pobble365 which includes a picture and a writing prompt for every day. http://www.pobble365.com/

Here is also a general list of inquiry based activities the children could do whist they are learning from  home: extending-learning-at-home T4

Authors are also trying to support home learning so here is author Oliver Jeffers website and he will be reading stories daily to children: https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books

Oxford Owl have a free eBook library for all children aged 3-11 years so the children can access reading books at home. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Collins are also providing lost of free resources to parents for home learning if you follow this link: https://collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home#Primary

The Teachit Maths website is offering free access to its online maths resources which includes lots of interactive games and activities the children can use daily. https://www.teachitmaths.co.uk/

At school we follow White Rose Maths who are also providing home learning resources if you follow this link: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Term 4

This term, our Trans-disciplinary them is Who We Are and Eagle class will be inquiring into the Central Idea that: Species may have evolved over time in a progressive way. They will be exploring how species have developed adaptations of time that has enable them to survive well in the environment that they inhabit. They will inquiry into Darwin’s Theory of Evolution and think finally about how species are adapting today and what are the changes they face in the light of a changing modern world.

We will also be revised the all important SATS tests that children will be undertaking in May.

 

 

Eagle Class Term 3 Newsletter

Term 3

This term, we will be beginning our Trans-disciplinary theme of How the World Works. The Central Idea is that light could be the main reason that life has developed on earth. The children will follow various lines of inquiry which will lead them to explore the function and properties of light; how light is used for different purposes and finally we will explore the importance of light in terms of the sustainability of the planet. The Inquiry will involve developing the children’s thinking, research and communication skills.

Finally, children will explore the attribute of Inquirer from the Learner Profile and will focus on the Key Concept of Function.  Please join us at the end of term for their Fabulous Finish to celebrate their achievements.

Eagle class inquire into how light travels in straight lines and why shadows have the same shape as the object that casts them.

Eagle Class Term 2 Newsletter

Term 2

This term, we will be beginning our Trans-disciplinary theme of Where We Are in Place and Time. The Central Idea is that: human actions may cause peace and conflict and interpretations of this may change over time.  The children will follow various lines of inquiry which will lead them to explore the causes of war, what peace means, whether war leads to technological advances and how wars are remembered internationally.  The Inquiry will involve developing the children’s socio-emotional, communication and literacy skills.  As part of the inquiry the children will visit Maidstone Museum and attend a WW1 workshop.

Finally, children will explore the Learner Profile attributes of Inquiry, Reflection and Knowledge and will focus on the Key Concepts of Change and Perception.  Please join us at the end of term for their Fabulous Finish to celebrate their achievements.

 

Pictured above Eagle class digging trenches on the school field as part of our study of WW1 trench warfare – hard work – but the class wrote amazing recounts.  Well done Eagles!

 

What a great class treat at the end of Term 2 to celebrate all Year 6’s successes!

Eagle Class Term 1 Newsletter

Term 1

Eagle class have settled in and have been exploring the Learner Profile attributes.

 

 

Yer 6 visited Rochester Cathedral and attended workshop on sound, bridge building and tessellation.