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Year 6 - May 12th 2020

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



30 minutes

PE with Joe!

Get active with Joe Wick’s 30-minute fitness videos. You can access today’s video here.

15 minutes

Read your reading book!

Activity: Choose 3 words which are unfamiliar or new to you. Work out their meaning using clues from the text, then check with a family member or dictionary.

1 hour


We will now be using Oak Academy as our main portal for maths lessons.

This week’s topic on Oak Academy is ‘coordinates and shapes’. Here is the link to all 5 of this week’s lessons, one for each day of the week: Click here.

Please complete lesson 1- which in future will be on a Monday- and each day this week we will work through a different lesson.

Each lesson follows a similar structure and consists of a quick quiz, a video tutorial, questions and finally a recap quiz. For Lesson One, click here.  


20 minutes

Handwriting Practise

  • Use lined paper to write out your spellings for this week. Make sure you use cursive writing.

See the Spelling Poster in case you forgot them.

1 hour


  • Access the City of Silence unity by following the link: here
  • Using you lists of places and nouns that you created yesterday, complete Activity 3 to make your first combinations.
  • Experiment with the combinations to see which ones surprise you and are the most interesting to read.
Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:


20 minutes

Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Florence Nightingale

  • Watch the video to learn more about Florence Nightingale. Click here for the video.
  • Over to you! Be creative and choose a way to share information about Florence Nightingale. For example:
  • Create a power point fact file on Florence Nightingale.
  • Write a short story from Florence’s point of view when arriving in ‘the distant lands of Turkey’
  • Write a poem about Florence Nightingale.
  • Create an information video about her.

Remember, these are just some ideas. Get creative and see what you can produce!

20 minutes

Watch Newsround and discuss the stories with someone in your family.

Click here to open today’s Newsround.