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Friday 27th March


Good Morning Year 6! You have nearly completed your first week learning from home and whilst we miss you lots, we hope you are enjoying spending lots of time with your adults.


Click on the links above for lots of activities that you can access daily such as PE with Joe Wicks, Rock Kidz and Art for Kids Hub.


Today we want you to explore Classroom Secrets Kids where there is lots of games and activities for Reading, Grammar and Maths. Your adult will need to create an account to use this website but it is completely free and quick and easy to do - just go to


Today, try these activities (type them into the search bar to find them quickly):

Maths - Percentages of amounts game

Reading - Great fire poetry


Why not also have a look at the BBC bitesize Science pages 'What is adaptation?' and 'What is Inheritance?' and see if you can complete the quiz.


Don't forget, we'd love to see any pictures of what you are getting up to and would love to hear from you on email or Twitter too.


Have a great Friday and a lovely weekend - I hope it stays nice and sunny!









Thursday 26th March

Hello again year 6!


Hopefully everyone is getting well into the swing of things now, so here are your home-learning activities for today.



Joe Wicks will be live again at 9am with his daily workout, so make sure to join him for another early morning training session!



15 minutes of reading for pleasure, followed by 15 minutes of Read Theory:




Sea Wall


Read the story starter (underneath the picture) and give yourself 30 minutes to continue writing the story. Make sure to use plenty of year 6 writing features within your writing and don’t forget to use a variety of A WHITE BUS ( and FANBOYS ( conjunctions!


Good luck!


Reading (part 2): David Walliams will be live again at 11am with another reading from one of his fantastic children’s stories. Follow the link below to listen!


Maths Warm-up: Complete three rounds of times tables on Pinpoint Maths and see if you can increase you score each time!


Maths Main activity:

Follow the link below to access the White Rose Maths hub and complete today’s activity (lesson 4) on Ratio.



Rulers and pencils at the ready!

Follow the link below to complete a drawing tutorial on 3D buildings.


WARNING: this requires both patience and resilience, but the end result is fantastic!



Wednesday 25th March


Good morning Year 6 and what another beautiful day it is!


Hope you are all getting on well with your home learning and have managed to establish a routine. Try to make a timetable each day of what you are going to do and tick off when you complete each thing.


Try to do some of these activities today:



Times tables practice on TT Rock stars


Complete the next two pages of your CGP homework books.


Go on my mini maths and try the daily activities - great for arithmetic practice.


Go on the White Rose home learning website and there are daily maths lessons with activities and answers to check. This week is ratio. Have a go!




Read- try and read your own book for at least half an hour a day. 


Go on Read Theory and complete some quizzes.


Try the next comprehension in your CGP homework book.


Super sentence stacking with Jane Considine-

Go on you tube to access Jane's lessons on writing suitable for children of all ages.

She uses the different sentence types that we have been trying in class.



There is a history lesson from the secret WW2 bunker - The Western approaches- that we recently visited at 1pm today.



It's really important to keep active as much as you can. Set up a mini circuit of activities at home and challenge yourself to complete it as many times as possible. You can also tune into Joe Wicks daily. The FA are also delivering daily activities aimed at children at 2pm every day.


Remember to look at all the activities on the letter you were sent and let us know how you are getting on by tweeting us or sending an email.


Have a great day.














Tuesday 24th March


Good morning Year 6! What a lovely morning it is outside again! :) 


Here are some activities for you today:



Strictly Come Dancing & The Greatest Dancer star Oti Mabuse is streaming a live kids dance class on facebook at 11:30am:


You can find Joe Wicks' latest home workout on his Youtube channel:



Try to enjoy 30 minutes of reading your book. Can you summarise what you have read to an adult?

Every day at 11am, David Walliams is releasing free audio books. Follow the link to today's story:



Take a look at today's interesting picture on Pobble. Can you write a story about the man who can perform magic?



Can you solve today's White Rose problems of the day?



Everyday at 2PM, the Rock Kidz will be performing live on their Youtube channel. Can you tweet us some pictures or videos of you getting involved?



We hope you have a lovely day. Remember, we would love you to keep in touch by sending us an email or a tweet and it would be great to see pictures and videos of what you have been up to.


Take care x







Good morning year 6!

Welcome to your first week learning from home!


For this first week concentrate on working through your CGP homework books -

Reading - pages 26 and 27

Maths  - pages 52 and 53

If you have completed these pages (well done to you!) you can carry on through the books. 


You could also have a look at the following videos:


Joe Wicks PE sessions (Body coach TV on Youtube)


Rock Kidz will also be live at 2pm with live music, daily exercise and competitions. (Rock Kidz UK on Youtube) 


Don't forget you can find lots more ideas of things to keep you occupied on the letter that was sent home. 





Welcome to Year 6 - 2019-20 smiley


6B- Mrs Blain

6O- Mr Overs

6M- Miss McWhan

6T- Miss Thomas


Teaching assistants

Ms Johnson and Mrs Hignett


Looking ahead :


Year 6 residential- Monday 18th May- Wednesday 20th May


Look out for regular updates from Year 6 on Twitter.














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