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Year 6 - May 14th 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!

Read the book aloud to a family member. Ask them to tell you 2 good things about your reading and 2 ways to improve your reading. Take their feedback on board and then re-read the text again to them.

1 hour


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

Please complete lesson 3, reflecting simple shapes, which consists of a quick quiz, a video tutorial, questions and finally a recap quiz. For Lesson Three, click here.


20 minutes

Spelling Practice

Practise writing 10 of the Year 5/6 statutory spellings, using cursive handwriting.

1 hour


  • Access the City of Silence unity by following the link: here
  • Complete Activity 8: looking at a model poem.
Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:


20 minutes


  • Read the Layers of the Ocean reading comprehension and answer the questions. Check your answers once you’ve finished.

See the attachment for differentiated texts. Use the stars at the bottom on the page to know the difficulty. One star is the simplest up to three stars which is the most challenging.  


1 hour

Music – Drum using a ‘paradiddle’

  • It’s Thursday which means tonight at 8pm there will be the weekly clap for the NHS/Key workers. This week’s challenge, if you can:
  • learn today’s music skill of the ‘paradiddle’
  • Create a percussion piece on your own or with family to play tonight at 8pm.

    Learn to paradiddle here.

20 minutes

Watch Newsround by clicking here.

Discuss the main stories with a partner or family member.