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Year 6 - May 20th 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:  Summarise the text in no more than 3 sentences.

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 Three’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 8: To solve problems involving 3-D shapes.


20 minutes

Spelling test/practise

Handwriting Practise

Complete the Code Word Jumble Puzzle using this week’s spellings.

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

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 12: Writing a descriptive paragraph. Pick one of your favourite phrases that you’ve created in previous lessons (e.g. ‘City of Silence’ or ‘Cave of Dreams’) and write a whole paragraph about this one subject.

To make your writing really interesting, spent lots of time describing the setting and how the character reacts to what they see. Use the example for inspiration.

Lunch Break

1 hour

World Bee Day: Build a Bee Hotel

  • Yes, that’s right, today is officially world Bee day! So, to support these very important pollinators, your challenge is to make a Bee Hotel.
  • Google ‘Bee Hotel designs’ and you’ll see loads of simple and more complicated designs, all of which help give a home to bees. For information on bees and world Bee day click here, or for a bee anatomy page, click here.
  • Next, click here to see how to make a simple bee hotel. Read the instructions and watch the video.
  • Have a go at making your own bee hotel to place out in your garden on your balcony.

Important- please ask an adult to help you with any cutting, especially when cutting plastic bottles.

20 minutes

Watch Newsround

Click here to watch today’s update.

Discuss the main stories with a partner or family member.