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Year 6 - May 18th 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



2 minutes

Morning Greeting

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:  Write one fact you have found out, one question you are wondering about and one thing you can infer from the text.

You might want to use the Reading Activity sheet provided to record today’s learning and for the rest of the week!

15 minutes

Fluent in Five

Complete Day One’s activities from the ‘Fluent in Five’ pack. As an adult to check your answers, using the answer sheet provided!

45 minutes


Below, there is a link for Oak National Academy, which is an online school that is run by teachers. Your task is to continue with the learning journey that we started last week, this includes watching the virtual lessons and completing the activities. You will need to press the 'next activity' button to advance the lesson.

Lesson 6: Recognise 3-D shapes.


20 minutes

Spelling test/practise

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week! How many out of 10 did you get?

Spellings: words ending ‘ible’

possible, sensible, horrible, visible, forcible, legible, terrible, responsible, incredible, reversible

Use a dictionary to find out the meaning of any new or unfamiliar words. Can you use them in a sentence?

1 hour


This week, we are continuing with our unit ‘The City of Silence’. This week you are going to continue to play with words and phrases to create your own juxtapositions, short poems and descriptive paragraphs.

For today’s learning, complete Activity 10: Juxtapositions.

Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below: 

If you have time, log onto Doodle Maths and answer your questions for the day!

20 minutes


  • So far in this topic, we have learnt to identify different living creatures using a key and have learnt how arthropods are classified by set characteristics.
  • Today, continue to identify livings things by their characteristics, however this time we are looking at common British trees.
  • How many British trees can you name without looking?
  • Next, read the information provided that explains how to identify trees using a key. Cut and stick the pictures in the correct place.

Challenge: go out to your local park, or even in your garden if it has trees, and see if you can identify all of the trees discussed in the activity sheet above. (Warley Woods is a great place to visit if you live locally).    

20 minutes

Watch Newsround

Click here to watch today’s update.

Discuss the main stories with a partner or family member.