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Mrs Martin & Mrs Evans

Thank you to all our parents and carers for your support and understanding during these challenging times. Please click on the home learning stars below each week to access the weekly activities.

 

Stay home and stay safe,

Mrs Martin and Mrs Evans

 

Reminder of class email address.

 

Email:     classmartinevans@st-andrews-woodhall.lincs.sch.uk

 

Please don’t be disappointed if we don’t reply to you. We love reading all the messages from you and we do read every one.  Unfortunately, we are only allowed to reply to questions or comments made by your parents/carers.

For those of you attending Banovallum School, we have attached the link for you to read the information on the transition page of their website. Please click here if this applies to you.

 

For those of you going to Barnes Wallis Academy in September, we have been asked by the school to share the link for  transition work. Please click here if this applies to you.

 

For those of you going to Carre's Grammar School, we have attached the link for you to browse the website. Please click here if this applies to you.

 

For those of you going to King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby, we have attached the link for you to browse the website. Please click here if this applies to you.

 

For those of you going to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Mr Wright, Head of Year 7, has provided a video link for you to watch in preparation for joining the school. Please click here to view the video. 

Please click here to browse the QEGs website.

 

For those of you going to St. George's Academy, we have attached the link for you to browse the Year 7 introductory videos. Please click here if this applies to you.

Lincolnshire Virtual County Finals Celebration - 1st July!

Sonny has been busy making a Bananagram compilation to make words related to key Y6 vocabulary for spellings and maths. You continue to impress us with your enthusiasm, Sonny!

Monty has been busy delivering Easter eggs to the older people on his road, baking cakes, building with Lego and spending time in the garden. Great work, Monty!

Sonny's brilliant art work. Excellent job, Sonny!

Well done to Kira for making a bag for NHS scrubs. We are really proud of you.

Hola! Mrs Lauder has produced a Spanish video, with a special guest, for you to practise your Spanish vocabulary. Enjoy!

Still image for this video

I have set up usernames and passwords for all children in Year 6 to play a really good Maths game called Sumdog. Please email the email address above so that I can supply you with your username and password.

Go to: https://www.sumdog.com/user/sign_in

The school code you will need is: st-andrews-woodhall   

 

This website has a lot of good resources for maths, science, DT and computing with links to other areas of the curriculum. 

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary

 

A brilliant website for e safety - keep safe online. Home activity packs are available with Think U Know:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=46e6250b3e-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_07_04_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-46e6250b3e-64550853

 

A website to help you get creative. Access Art resources and ideas:

https://www.accessart.org.uk/art-resources-for-home/

 

Field Studies Council.

Some lovely live lessons and related activities:

https://www.field-studies-council.org/2020/03/31/fsc-fieldworklive/?utm_source=Educationco&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Fieldworklive&ref=email&dm_i=65YE,VTJ,K4IVW,315C,1

 

RE at Home, from Barnabas in Schools:

https://www.barnabasinschools.org.uk/topics/re-home

 

Carol Vorderman is offering her learning resources free of charge at the moment. Excellent Maths resources:

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

 

Corbett Maths

https://corbettmathsprimary.com/

 

Crick Web - A brilliant interactive resource for Key Stage Two Maths, English and Science games:

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Key-Stage-2.html

 

David Walliams is reading free audio stories everyday. Click on the link below to hear them:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/?fbclid=IwAR3nmWHV98xqKNqSq0cf6F3vz3afZYgD1ta8hsND8pADHHdClY33zqvcxYI

 

The Literacy Shed has some brilliant resources. There are film clips to inspire pieces of writing and comprehension resources based on books. These follow VIPERS which we use in class.

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html#

 

Times Tables Rock Stars

https://ttrockstars.com/ 

 

Education City Worksheet Packs

https://www.educationcity.com/free-resources/?field_category_value=All

 

BBC Bitesize

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

 

Classroom Secrets - Home Learning Pack

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/?fbclid=IwAR3TBFi91-dQa06dGztyZ5leTPyBQIod4jEnVUhH3-ENo8GW93ruVU7CpAo

 

White Rose Maths - A brilliant Maths site with resources for every year group

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

BBC - Personal, Social, Health Education for all ages

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/pshe.shtml

 

Primary Resources - Social, Health Education for all ages

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/pshe/pshe.htm

 

SEAL - Social, Health Education for all ages

https://www.teachitprimary.co.uk/seal-pshe

 

Joe Wicks will be using his YouTube Chanel to lead PE at 9am Monday-Friday

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Some great, free audio books

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

 

Healthy Minds Lincolnshire

As this situation regarding the COVID-19 virus progresses we would like to provide an update regarding the service offered by Healthy Minds Lincolnshire.  The situation is changing rapidly therefore details may change however, as it stands the following is in place:

 

Useful Information:

 

 

Attachments:

  • World Health Organisation guidance for helping children cope with stress and mental health considerations during this crisis, the section for care providers for children is highlighted on page 4
  • Healthy Minds Relaxation Booklet
  • The attached leaflet may be helpful for younger children to help explain the Coronavirus

 

Mrs Martin's and Mrs Evans' Class

 

Welcome to Class 2EM's class page. We are an enthusiastic and hardworking group of Year 6 children who love to learn new things and improve on our current learning!

Our class teachers are Mrs Martin and Mrs Evans. Mrs Haslam helps us with our learning each day during English and Maths lessons. In Term 2 we are fortunate to have Miss Smith, a student teacher, working with us too.

We are also really lucky to have Spanish lessons with Mrs Lauder every week and our ICT taught by Mr Whalley too.

 

General Information

Reading:

The school library is open each morning and lunchtime for us to change our reading books when we have finished them. We note down the page numbers we have read and ask an adult from home to sign the relevant part in our reading diaries. Mrs Martin will collect our reading diaries on a Monday morning to check they have been signed. The school expectation is for reading diaries to be signed at least 3 times a week, however lots of children manage to read every day which is brilliant! It is important that we bring our school bags to school everyday to collect letters and other important information.

 

Homework:

We are given Maths homework every Wednesday. This work needs to be completed and returned by the following Monday to be marked. Mrs Martin will also send our English homework out on a Friday. This work needs to be completed and returned by the following Wednesday.

 

Spellings:

Spellings for each week are in our planners. Each week we should practise at home 4 times and there is space for this in our planners. However, if spellings are completed in another manner (iPads, notebooks etc.) our parents indicate how many times we have done this and we ask them to ensure that they sign the spelling page in our planner. Spelling tests take place on Fridays.

 

PE:

We need to have PE kits in school throughout the week. It is also very important that all  of our belongings are clearly named. If we are wearing earrings, we need to ensure that we are able to remove them for PE or ask our parents/carers to provide tape for them to be covered up to meet health and safety recommendations. If we have hair below our shoulders, it should be tied back for PE and our tights should be replaced with socks for PE lessons.

 

Staying healthy:

It is important that we bring a water bottle to school every day, filled with fresh water. In addition, we are allowed to bring a healthy snack for break time if we wish. These snacks should meet the agreed list: fruit, vegetables, cheese or yoghurt.

Term 1

Welcome Back to the New School Year.

We hope you all enjoyed a lovely summer break. Many thanks for all the lovely gifts and messages that we were given before the summer break; they were very much appreciated and enjoyed.

 

Please read our newsletter to see what 2EM will be taught this term...

Term 2

Welcome back to this busy and exciting term. In English we are focusing on the work of Michael Morpurgo and would highly recommend his books such as Farm Boy, War Horse, Kensuke's Kingdom and Why the Whales Came. Please read the newsletter for more information about what we will be studying this term.

Term 3

 

Welcome back. We hope you have enjoyed the Christmas holiday and had time to rest and recharge your batteries. Thank you for the lovely gifts and cards that we received before the Christmas break - we felt spoilt by so many kind messages. In our science lessons we will be investigating circuits and in history studying the Anglo-Saxons. Please read the newsletter for further information about the areas we are studying this term.

Newsletter Term 3

Term 4

 

We hope you all enjoyed a lovely break. There are lots of exciting things planned for 2EM this term. Please see below to find out what we will be learning.

 

Geography lessons will explore a variety of case studies looking at water supply, dam building in Brazil, water pollution, flooding and flood management.

In science we will developing the children’s understanding of evolution and inherited features.

Art this term will develop the children’s skill in drawing and will use the perspective work of artists such as Vincent Van Gogh as inspiration.

In RE we will focus on ‘Creation and Science: Conflicting or Complementary?’

ICT will develop programming skills using Scratch.

Our PSHE lessons will focus on mental health and wellbeing.

In our PE sessions we will be developing competence in dance and outdoor and adventurous activities.  


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