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UKS2 - June 15th 2020

Home Learning

Daily maths activities
(aim to do at least 1 per day)

Daily English activities
(aim to do at least 1 per day)

  • Spend 10 minutes on Times Table Rockstars.
  • Use the Bitesize website to complete the learning for the day.
  • Watch the videos and complete the activities through White Rose Home Learning.
  • Use the I See Maths Home Learning page to have a go at a range of reasoning and problem-solving activities!
  • Practise some mental maths facts:
    • Year 5: Square numbers up to 12 x 12; cubed numbers for 2, 3, 4 & 5; Multiplying or dividing any number by 10 and 100 (including decimals)
    • Year 6: Halves of any number up to 100 (including where the answer has a decimal); Multiplication of multiples of 10 and 100 based on known facts (e.g. 40 x 40 = 1600)



Watch Newsround. As you watch, make notes about the main stories and then share these notes with a family member.

Mental health and well-being activities

  • Complete ‘PE with Joe’ through YouTube
  • Take part in some Cosmic Kids Yoga.
  • Use the resources you have at home to do some free drawing or painting.
  • Create a ‘Happiness Space/Wall’ in your house. Each day, write down something you are happy about or grateful for and add it to your space!
  • Use the ‘Mylife’ YouTube page and use the children’s mindfulness videos to practise breathing techniques.


This week’s topic: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

  • Draw a self portrait and around the images write down things you are good at, interests or activities you enjoy outside of school, areas you would like to develop in the future. What makes you unique?
  • Write down all the different emotions you can think of – can you think of an experience where you have felt this emotion? How would these emotions look? How might this make you feel inside? Use the attached emotion list to talk through some emotions you may not have thought of.
  • As well as keeping or minds healthy, it is important that we keep our bodies healthy too! Research, plan (and you could even make!) a series of healthy meals. Post some pictures onto Twitter so we can see them – and let us know how they taste!
  • What is gratitude? How do we show our thanks? Watch this clip of the story ‘The Giving Tree’. Can you now write an A-Z list of all of the things you are grateful for?
  • How healthy is your diet? Keep a food diary and don’t forget to record your drinks as well!
  • Can you create a simple exercise routine which you can repeat every day? Can you improve your score as the weeks go on? Take inspiration from Joe Wick’s PE sessions and try and get the whole family involved!
  • Last year in school, we had a First Aid session. Recap some of these important skills by using this resource.

In the news this week..

‘Black Lives Matter’ has continued to dominate the news, with protests and removal of statues across the UK. For age appropriate updates on this, you can visit the First News and Newsround websites.

June is also Pride month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. There is a document here which describes what Pride is and how it is celebrated in different parts of the world.

Fathers’ Day takes place on Sunday 21st June. You may wish to spend some time this week creating a card for your dad, grandad or another special person who looks after you! There are some ideas of different cards you could make in this document.