Post-Sats projects for Year 6 classes

Engage and inspire pupils after the Sats tests with this hand-picked selection of stimulating projects, schemes of work and booklets

Helen Beevers

Light Bulb Idea Symbolising Post-sats Projects For Year 6 Pupils After Sats With Cross Curricular Projects & Resources For Core Subjects

Reward your hard-working pupils with these project ideas, selected to make your post-Sats lessons stimulating, enjoyable and memorable

After months and months of hard work, stress-levels can return to normal as both you and your class enjoy the rest of the summer term. These weeks are a great opportunity to inject an element of fun, creativity and imagination into core subjects, as well as those foundation subjects that may have received less attention this year. 

To get you started, we’ve selected a handful of subject-specific and cross-curricular projects, designed to keep learners engaged, challenged and motivated until the end of term.

The Island Project creative writing mini-scheme
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The Island Project creative writing mini-scheme

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A 6-lesson mini scheme of work, 'The Island Project' is a creative writing scheme that imagines the students have been stranded on a deserted island. Written in the form of journal entries, this scheme allows students to develop their creative writing skills, understand how to build descriptions and...
Maths mini-project "Smoothies" - (ideal year 6 after SATs)
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Maths mini-project "Smoothies" - (ideal year 6 after SATs)

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A fun Maths Project based around smoothies, contains 5 lesson ideas which could be extended further over 2 weeks and also linked in with healthy eating. Pupils work in pairs or teams: -Split into teams and discuss the skills required - Calculate costings with proportion and division -which is b...
Rockets Teacher Guide
NASAeducation

Rockets Teacher Guide

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Few classroom topics generate as much excitement as rockets. The scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical foundations of rocketry provide exciting classroom opportunities for authentic hands-on, minds-on experimentation. The activities and lesson plans contained in this educator guide...
Smarties Investigation Booklet
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Smarties Investigation Booklet

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An investigation centred around Smarties which uses a wide variety of mathematical concepts. An ideal project for post-SATs numeracy.
100  Book Projects Kids Enjoy! US Version
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100 Book Projects Kids Enjoy! US Version

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100 Book Projects and Activities you can have your students do to accompany the books they have read and to foster a love of reading. A list of ideas to get you started on having a fun year sharing about fiction and nonfiction books.
STEM: Island Survival CCSS
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STEM: Island Survival CCSS

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This is my brand new STEM packet for 5th grade, all about Island Survival. This packet is a 4 week long activity, designed around 3 different experiments that tie in the Common Core Standards. The experiments include: Designing and Building a Water Filtration System Growing Seeds in Soil and ...