Tiptree Heath Primary School

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103 Maldon Road, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0PG


01621 815445

Tiptree Heath Primary School

"Working together for everyone"

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World War II Day:

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Our Year 6 Curriculum

Our Topic

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt - Dan Tastic Education

Our topic for the Summer Term is Ancient Egypt.

As part of this topic we will be learning about why the River Nile was important to Ancient Egyptian settlements and society. We will be looking at pharaohs and the pyramids and recognising how the pyramids are signification to historians understanding of the past. We will be looking at mummification and hieroglyphics and comparing Ancient Egypt with other early civilisations. In art we will be creating collages and using clay to create Egyptian masks and pendants.

Living Things and Their Habitats - Year 6 Science Resources

Our Science units this term are ‘Living things and their habitats’ and ‘Animals including humans’. As part of our living things unit we will be finding out about how living things are classified into broad groups, including micro-organisms, plants and animals. We will also be giving reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics. Within our animals including humans unit we will be naming the main parts of the human circulatory system and describing the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood. We will recognise the impact of diet and exercise on the ways our bodies function and describe ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.

Our maths units this term are: Geometry: Properties of shapes, Geometry: Position and Direction and Statistics.

Our English Units are: Adventure stories, Riddles, Descriptions, Explanation texts, Information texts (leaflets) and recounts.


Information for Parents

Start time: 8:45am

End time: 3:15pm

Tuesday and Friday are our PE days. Earrings must be taken out and long hair tied back for P.E sessions.

Google Classroom

Here is a link to a video version of the log in guide emailed out with the children's log ins and here is another guide for parents to support their child using Google Classroom

Weekly Homework 

There is no homework set this week due to SATs week.

Optional Topic Homework: This can be found on Purple Mash. Have a go at the 'Box the Verb' activity set on Purple Mash.

Here are some further spelling lists you could practise:

100 High Frequency Words,  200 next High Frequency Words,  Year 3/4 Statutory Word List,  Year 5/6 Statutory Word List

Read at least three times each week. 
Your number of reads will be added up every week so that we can reward you with a Bronze (50 reads), Silver (100 reads) or Gold (200 reads) badge.
Can you collect them all?

For a list of recommended reads for Year 6 click here

There is no homework set this week due to SATs week.

Optional Extra Maths: Complete garage games on TTRockstars.

Greater Depth Learning

Follow these links to find resources, activities and games for working at Greater Depth in:

        Maths              Reading             Science

        Study skills and learning to learn

Bawdsey Manor:


Zip Wire:



Raft Building:


Problem Solving:

Camp Fire: