Information and support for parents
We are now using ClassDojo to connect with families, share classroom moments, and provide class timetables with some activities that could be done at home. It is a really useful way of communicating with your child’s teacher. Please join: You can find out what to do here.
Please view our curriculum for further information.
The following links to websites will also allow your child to continue with their learning at home. Some websites may require personal passwords which have already been sent home with your child. There are also worksheets here that you can download – you don’t always need a printer, just write down any answers on paper instead.
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 on YouTube – click here
Kids workout to do at home – click here
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
View the Year 6 images in our gallery.
Information for Parents
Transition to Year 7
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, you may be interested to visit their website. You can order school uniform, find out which members of staff will be providing support, and there are contact details for any enquiries.