Year 6

Below you will find a list of useful websites which you can choose to do in addition to any activities we post. If your child cannot remember their log in details, or if you have any questions about the activities, please feel free to contact us.

c.price@acocksgreen.bham.sch.uk

t.keen@acocksgreen.bham.sch.uk

l.perrins@acocksgreen.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

 

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Click here for fun Maths Year 6 to Year 7 transition activities!

Summer holiday projects - click here!

Useful websites

20th - 24th April: Rights Respecting School Challenge - Article of the Week

27 April - 1 May: Rights Respecting School Challenge - Article of the Week (2)

4th - 8th May: Rights Respecting School Challenge - Article of the Week (3)

11th - 15th May: Rights Respecting School Challenge - Article of the Week (4)

18th - 22nd May: Rights Respecting School Challenge - Article of the Week (5)

Mathletics

Reading Eggs

Oxford Owl  Log in to your class:

6CP20 password Agps20

6LP20 password Agps20

6TK20 password Agps20

Choose your age range from the drop down menu and read one of the books.

Spellodrome 

This week's First News (children's newspaper) 

Education Quizzes - for a range of general knowledge quiz fun! 

Username - acocksgreenprimaryschoolbirmingham Password - xcdj

Oddizzi geography quizzes - Log in using your teacher's name (mr keen, mrs price or mrs perrins) and the password: geography

 Click here to access EducationCity

Click here to access free Audible stories

Click here to hear David Walliams read at 11.00am - 'Elevenses'

Click here to access free Children's Natural Geographic magazines

Click here to access Mindfulness for Children resources (Click on the green log in button. Log in - AGPSwellbeing, password - Acocksrelaxtime)

 Action for Happiness calendar from Mrs Liversidge - Jumpback July (click here)

Please click on the date to access your work 

Half Term PE Competition

Friday 22 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: I needed a password that was eight characters long. Punch line: I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I could tell you a good joke about pizza but it's a little cheesy!

Mrs Perrins' Joke for TodayWhat does a spider bride wear? A webbing dress.

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 19. Oh Brother.

6LP Class Story-Hamish and the GravityBurp-Chapter 23 Part 2: Secrets and Spies 

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Ask a loved one what matters most to them and why. It is always good to ask others how they feel and what makes them happy-and they will see your kindness shining through! 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “ Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.” ― Yasmin Mogahed

Resilience is all about believing in yourself. You can achieve anything. Happy Friday :)

Mr T's superhero workout!

YogaBugs

Thursday 21st May activities

Hadiyah's joke for Today: Why did Mrs Perrins need to wear sunglasses? Because her class was so bright! :)

Mr Keen's joke of the day: Why do bees have stick hair? Because they use a honeycomb 

6LP Class Story-Hamish and the GravityBurp-Chapter 23 Part 1: Secrets and Spies

Mrs Price's joke of the day: Where do you find a cow with no legs? Punch line: Right where you left it.

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 18. A Right Royal Kicking.

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Share 3 photos of things you find meaningful or memorable. Who could do with a smile today? Why not send them a photo or draw them a picture and send it. What made you happy from each memory?

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time” – Sandra Day O’Connor- Choose one thing in your life where you are not doing your best and make a commitment to change this. Start doing it and see how it makes you feel.

Mr T's superhero workout!

Footie Bugs

Wednesday 20 May activities

Isa H's joke of the day: What's yellow and bouncy? Punch line: A banana on a pogo stick.

Mr Keen's joke of the day: Spring is here! I got soooo excited that i wet my plants!

Mrs Price's joke of the day: How do you invite a dinosaur to lunch? Punch line: Tea, Rex?

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 17. Beware Gods Bearing Gifts.

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Reflect on what makes you feel really valued and appreciated. Thinking of positive things in your life will lift your mood. A smile can do wonders for your day!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Reading gives us a place to go when we have to stay where we are. Make the time today to pick up a book, find a quiet place and enjoy escaping into a different world.

Mr T's superhero workout!

DanceBugs

Tuesday 19 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: Why did the banana go to the doctor? Punch line: Because it was not peeling well.

Isla's Joke of the Day: Did you hear about the claustrophobic astronaut? He just needed a little space.

Mr Keen's Joke of the Day: What's an astronaut's favourite part of  computer? The space bar

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 16. War.

6LP Class Story- Hamish and the GravityBurp- Chapter 22: What's the plan, Hamish?

Action foHappiness from Mrs Liversidge: Find a way to craft what you are doing to give it more meaning. This could be experimenting with using imaginative words in your tasks today, speaking with expression, collecting items from the garden which are different shades of green, or simply making something fun by talking about it to someone as you do it. This is what memories are made of!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: In a world in which you can be anything, be kind.

What does it mean to be kind? Think about ways in which you can show kindness to those around you. How many acts of kindness can you achieve today?

Mr T's superhero workout!

Footie Bugs

Monday 18th May activities

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I was told a joke about paper but I can't repeat it - it's tear-able

Dau'd's joke of the day: Mrs Perrins was teaching me maths and asked me why I was doing my sums on the floor.  I said: "You told us to do them without using  tables!" 

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What kind of tree fits in your hand? Punch line: A palm tree.

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 15. Tartarus

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Hand write a note to someone you love or miss and send them a photo of it. This act of kindness will make you feel really happy, as well as the person who receives it. Can you think of a funny joke to use in it? Maybe they will write you a note too.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “With the new day come new thoughts and new strengths.” – Eleanor Roosevelt- Happy Monday! Do something today that will make you proud of yourself. Cherish that feeling because you alone achieved it.

Mr T's superhero workout

YogaBugs

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Friday 15 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: Why can't dogs dance? Punch line: They have two left feet!

Mr Keen's Joke of the day: Did you hear about the circus fire? It was in tents

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 14. A True Gem.

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Find out about the values and traditions of another culture. Learn how other cultures celebrate and live in harmony with others. Maybe share the things you like the most with a family member and celebrate the differences with your own culture and traditions.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY:  “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” Steve Maraboli- What skills do you possess that help you to be resilient? (bravery, determination, perseverance, self-confidence) What skills would you like to improve?

Mr T's superhero workout!

YogaBugs

Thursday 14 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: Why can't you trust atoms? Punch line: They make up everything!

Mr Keen's joke of the day: What do you call an elephant that doesn't matter? An irrelepahant

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 13. Reunited.

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Show your gratitude to people who are helping to make things better. If you have made a rainbow for your house to display in the windows, remind yourself why it's there each time you look at it. Join in with the Clap for the NHS at 8pm or maybe give a little clap every time you see the rainbow or wash your hands.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Zig Ziglar- What makes you smile? What can you do to make others around you smile? How many smiles can you give away today?

Mr T's superhero workout!

FootieBugs

Cubatone fitness

Wednesday 13 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What sits at the bottom of the ocean and twitches? Punch line: A nervous wreck.

Mrs Perrins' Joke for Today: Why are ghosts bad liars? Because you can see right through them!

Mr Keen's Joke of the day: I had a neck brace fitted years ago...since then I've never looked back

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 12. Home Sweet Home.

6LP class story- Hamish and the GravityBurp- Chapter 21: Opposites Attacked 

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Today, do something to care for the natural world. You could turn off a light when it's not needed, turn the TV off properly - not leave it on standby, don't leave those taps running, think about what you can recycle rather than throw away and maybe water some plants in your garden. They won't have had a drink since the weekend!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: The most important things in life are not what you can see, but what you feel. Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Write a list of what makes you happy. Make some happy moments today.

Mr T's superhero workout!

DanceBugs

Tuesday 12 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What did the stamp say to the envelope? Punch line: Stick with me and we will go places!

Mrs Perrins' Joke for Today: Where do sheep go to get their hair cut? The baa-baa shop.

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I used to hate facial hair...but then it just grew on me!

6CP - Against All Gods: Chapter 11. Gods On.

6LP Class Story- Hamish and the GravityBurp-Chapter 20: Escape from Frykt Island

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Be grateful for the little things, even in difficult times. Think of all of the positive things in your life. Who are the great people? What are the great things? These are the important influences to focus on. Try to think of things that make you feel bright and happy.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.” – Dana Stewart Scott- Can you tell someone close to you what you have learnt today?

Mr T's superhero workout!

FootieBugs

Monday 11 May activities

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I've invented a pencil with two erasers...It's pointless!

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What do you call a man with a seagull on his head? Punch line: Cliff!

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 10. Don't Look Back.

6LP Class Story- Hamish and the GravityBurp-Chapter 19: Superior Alert

Action foHappiness from Mrs Liversidge: What are your most important values? Use them today. What do you believe makes a good person? Maybe kindness, patience, resilience, honesty or being positive. Try and find a way to show these to people you are with today, tomorrow and always!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and out.” – Robert Collier- Success is not about being competitive and scoring more. It is about achieving something that is meaningful to you. What’s your best achievement today?

Mr T's superhero workout!

YogaBugs

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Friday 8 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What do you call a man with a spade on his head? Punch line: Doug.

Mrs Perrins' Joke for Today: Where do rabbits go after they get married? On a bunny-moon!

Mr Keen's Joke of the day: Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 9. Jail Break

6LP Class Story-Hamish and the Gravity Burp - Chapter 18: I saw the sign 

Action foHappiness from Mrs Liversidge: Set yourself a kindness mission. Give your time to help others. Offer to do the drying up after breakfast or clear away your toys and games without being asked! Many hands make light work. Happy Friday to you all x

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.” JK Rowling. Being resilient means being brave enough to make mistakes and learn from them. Have a Fab Friday everyone :)

Mr T's superhero workout!

YogaBugs

Thursday 7 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: When is a door not a door? Punch line: When it's ajar!

Mrs Perrins' Joke for TodayWhy didn’t the skeleton go to the dance? He had no body to dance with.

Mr Keen's Joke of the day: Did you hear about the guy who made up the knock-knock joke? He won the no-bell prize!

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 8. Call to Arms

6LP Class Story-Hamish and the Gravity Burp - Chapter 17: Frykt!

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Let someone you love know how much they mean to you. It's important to feel loved and share your feelings. Take the time to share how you feel with someone you love.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning. Diane Ackerman
What is your favourite game? Share it with your family. Make it fun.

Mr T's superhero workout!

FootieBugs

Wednesday 6 May activities

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I hate Russian dolls...They're so full of themselves!

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What do you call a fish with no eyes? Punch line: A fsh.

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 7. Father for Justice.

Mrs khan’s thought of the day: CURIOSITY WILL CONQUER FEAR EVEN MORE THAN BRAVERY WILL. James Stephens. What does it mean to be curious? What are you most curious about?

Mr T's superhero workout!

DanceBugs

Tuesday 5 May activities

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I've just written a song about tortillas; well actually it's more of a wrap.

Mrs Price's joke of the day: Why did the newspaper talk to the ice cream? Punch line: It was looking for the scoop.

Mrs Perrins' Joke for Today: What kind of key can never unlock a door? A mon-key! 

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 6. Fight Fire With Fire.

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Send friends a photo of a time you all enjoyed together. Or, get in touch with a friend and recall happy memories. Think about all the future memories you will be making too! 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Do right.  Do your best.  Treat others the way you want to be treated” – Lou Holtz

Do something kind today. Text someone Good morning or Goodnight.

Mr T's superhero workout!

FootieBugs

Monday 4 May activities

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What do you give a sick lemon? Punch line: Lemon aid.

Mr Keen's joke of the day: Did you hear about the semi colon that broke the law? He was given two consecutive sentences

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 5. Shades.

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Focus on what you can do rather than what you can't do. A problem is a challenge to be solved. Find new ways of doing the things you love. Don't let anything hold you back!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain
Make a list of your daily tasks. How many can you tick off by the end of the day?

Mr T's superhero workout!

YogaBugs

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Friday 1 May activities

Mr Keen's joke of the day: I like telling my dad jokes....sometimes he even laughs

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What time do ducks wake up? Punchline: At the quack of dawn.

Mrs Perrins' joke for Today: How do all the oceans say hello to each other? They wave!

6CP - Against All Gods. Chapter 4. Can't Stand the Heat.

6LP Class Story-Hamish and the Gravity Burp - Chapter 16 Part 2 : Sweetness and Fight 

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS: Take a minute to remember what really matters to you and why. Think about all the aspects of your life that make you feel loved, happy, calm, looked after and secure. Why are they so wonderful? Perhaps share what is wonderful about your life with a family member. 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt

Always remember that the mistakes you make are proof that you are trying. Never give up. Happy Friday everyone. Have a great weekend.

Thursday 30 April Activities 

Mrs Perrins' joke for today: What kind of tree fits in your hand? A palm tree!

Mrs Price's joke of the day: What do you call a bear with no ears? Punch line: A 'b'.

Mr Keen's joke of the day: Why is the grass so dangerous? Because it's full of blades