Miss Scarr and Miss Edwards would like to say a huge well done and thank you to the year 6 children that returned to school this week. They have shown fantastic maturity adapting to changes we have had to make and still managed to have lots of fun-well done!
Information for parents
Transition to Year 7
Parent Zone have made an article called How to prepare for secondary school life after lockdown.
This booklet is to help children to think about things they might look forward to about moving to secondary school, and also about things that they might be worried about: ‘Stepping Up’ – Year 6 Transition Booklet
Transition – Consett Academy
If your child will be attending Consett Academy from September, you may be interested to visit their website for ‘Transition Tuesday’, which will share information each week for parents and children. You can order school uniform, find out which members of staff will be providing support, and there are contact details for any enquiries.
Support for parents
Especially for those of you who have not returned to school, the following links and downloads will continue to allow your child to learn at home. Some websites may require personal passwords which have already been sent home with your child.
An example Childcare day provision – click here
Parent fact Sheet – how to support home learning
Weekly timetables with activities
Would you like to make an illustration that might be part of J.K.Rowling’s next book? Click here to find out how!
Access to Purple Mash online activities – click here Year 6 log in is the same as their DUOLINGO login in and the password starts with a capital letter.
Get Moving and be active – PE with Joe Wicks daily at 9am Monday to Friday on YouTube – click here
Kids workout to do at home – click here
SATs style practise questions (with answers)
https://aiuogao.exampro.net/ Science questions-Biology
https://rapuxyk.exampro.net/ Arithmetic % and fractions
https://lyfefot.exampro.net/ SPAG determiners
https://tuxuyeb.exampro.net/ The Mean
Welcome to Mathletics – Mathletics
Language Learning = Duolingo
Free Work Packs and resources From Twinkl – Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS Twinkl – work packs
Use Spelling Frame to learn and develop spellings and spelling rules – Spelling Frame
Use spelling Shed to access spelling work and Games – Spelling Shed
Help boost self-esteem with the FREE Uniquely Me Parent’s Guide from Dove:
Download the ‘Uniquely me parent guide’
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Please check out the links below to fantastic resources for young people, parents and carers to support young people’s mental health during periods of disruption:
Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies
BBC: How to protect your mental health
CBBC: Video and Questions
Child Line – take your mind off the difficult things and have some educational fun
ChildMind: Talking to Children
Coronavirus story about Dave the dog, written by a Southampton nurse:
ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children
National Association of School Psychologists: Parent Resources
Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus
Please also view our curriculum for further information.
View the Year 6 – Class 6 images in our gallery.
Find out what Year 6 got up to during their residential!
Information for Parents