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Year 6 Useful, Fun & Exciting Links for Children

  Comparing Rivers

River NileRiver Thames

As part of Year 6's Rivers Topic, they will be comparing two different rivers from around the world, looking at the different features and their locations.

 

Rivers

This term we are learning all about rivers! We will recap the water cycle, how a river ages and identify features of a river.

Finally, we will produce a class book filled with our learning which will be presented in the school reception area.

 

Click here for our Topic Leaflet 

 

 

Staying Safe

Staying safe is one of the most important things when exploring a river. This website has lots of fun activities and games to help us spot water hazards and other things we can do to keep ourselves safe near rivers.

Click here to visit the website

The River Derwent and the River Trent

We will also look at a few famous rivers across Britain including two local rivers that we are very lucky to live near.

 

National Geographic for Kids


This website has lots of fun and interesting facts all about rivers!
Click here

Did you know Angel Falls in Venezuela is 979 m tall!

YouTube videos About rivers

Here are a few videos that will give you a taster of some of the things we will be looking out over the summer term.

The Water Cycle

Rivers: Life of a River

Animal Habitats: Rivers

EdshedPractise your spellings, times tables and maths by completing your homework here

BBC Bitesize - Literacy, numeracy and science activities.

Woodlands - Links to interactive subject resources including literacy and numeracy.

Purple Mash - Links to the Purple Mash website so you can practice your computing skills.

Maths Multiplication Check - Practise for your year 4 SATS times table test with a very similar test here

Spelling Game - Dance Mat Typing

ENGLISH GAMES

BBC BITESIZE GAMES

STORY MAKER SPELL ITS - CATCH THAT THIEF
SPELLING MATCH 'TRAPPED' SPELLINGS SPIN AND SPELL