# Monday 11th May

## Here is a message for all our Wonderful Year 6s

As SATS week arrives it is not quite the same.

The tests that were printed this year never came,

The displays all still up: walls full of Maths 'rules',

But Year 6 very different, at present, in school.

For some of you, happiness, lots of relief,

For others a sigh of pure disbelief,

That you worked really hard in advance of this week,

Expected and Greater Depth marks you did seek.

Algebra, fractions, the times tables drills,

Inference, retrieval, in-depth reading skills,

Past present, progressive...and all the SPAG terms,

You've practised and mastered them over the years.

Fear not though, the SATS, yes,won't happen this term,

But remember tests don't measure everything you learn,

Primary subjects are varied; you've always tried your best,

And many of those skills that you've gained can't be defined by a test.

So, here at Hardwick and Cambourne Primary School you've made us all so proud,

We sit here with pride and we shout this out loud...

'Year 6 you amaze us, you've come incredibly far...

And we don't need a test to see how amazing you are!

## Year 5 Daily Maths Task

For this week we will be recapping some of the work you have done in year 5. If you feel confident on the area or task we are covering and want to try something more challenging you can head over to the Maths page where there are lots of suggestions.

### Multiply 4-digits by 2-digits

Click the below for a short video explaining how to multiply 4d by 2d.

https://vimeo.com/413579403

Then follow the worksheet and check the answers below.

If you are finding this tricky try watching this extra video which explains how to do the 'area model' (grid method) in more detail.

https://vimeo.com/413573097

## Year 6 Daily Maths Task

Please find Summer Term Week 2, Lesson 1 - Angles in special quadrilaterals- on the following link. Watch the video and chose some of the questions to answer. They start easier and then get harder, so choose where you think you should start.

## Here is an optional extra:

Your challenge for this week is to think about how great you are! Us teachers know it, your families know it and we want you to believe in yourselves just as much. Get yourself an old jam jar or cup which you can decorate and make special to you. As the week goes on we want you to fill the jar up with statements about how brilliant you are. The purpose of the jar is to celebrate all your qualities and talents so you can look at them regularly and remind yourself of how marvellous you are! Here are some statements you can finish if you are stuck. Don't forget to ask family and friends for their ideas about you too. Please take a photo of your finished jar and email it to the school office as your teachers would love to see them.

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