Year 6 Home Learning Week Commencing 4th May

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Afternoon year 6, we hope you and your families are all well and you have enjoyed the activities posted last week.

Please find below, a number of links to lessons from the Oak National Academy website and BBC Daily Lessons ( BBC have also made this available on the television on the red button or repeated on iPlayer). We are setting work a week behind those posted on their websites to check the content is appropriate based on our previous teaching.

Please leave a comment if there are any issues with the work set or if your just want to tell us how you are getting on at home.

Reading using the Scholastic Virtual Reading Library.

Well done to the following pupils who have completed the online comprehension test that enables them to access books at the correct ability level.

Could I remind those children who are not listed above that they must log onto the Scholastic Reading Pro website ( so they could complete the comprehension and start accessing the extensive range of books available online. Use the login details below.

Enter your username and password (remember that they are case sensitive)
Username: (first three letters of the pupil’s first name followed by first three letters of surname) All lowercase
For example: Harry Potter would be Username: hatpot
Password: password1

If you have any issues accessing the website, please contact the school at .

Reading and Writing

You can continue to use the Scholastic Virtual Reading Library online allowing you to access lots of different books on their webs

We are exploring the genre of Leaflets this week, though some comprehension tasks and exploring its features.

Monday – Information Leaflet  Reading Comprehension focussing on word meaning   –

Tuesday – Information Leaflet Reading Comprehension focussing on word meaning –

Wednesday – Identifying the features of an Information Leaflet –

Thursday – Writing formally in the third person –

Friday – Write an information leaflet –


This week you will continue working on developing your understanding of fractions, relating these to decimals, revision of both addition and subtraction and then applying your knowledge within problem solving activities.

Monday – Decimal and fraction equivalence –

Tuesday – Decimal equivalence of fractions –

Wednesday –  Add fractions –

Thursday – Subtract fractions –

Friday – Fractions Problem Solving –

Science – Mixing, dissolving and separation

Learn about mixing and dissolving and separation.

This lesson includes:

  • two video showing how to mix and dissolve and also how to separate out mixtures
  • two activities to help reinforce learning

Geography – The world

Learn about the seven continents and five oceans of the world and how to map them using a globe and an atlas.

This lesson includes:

  • one video introducing the world and its seven continents
  • one video demonstrating how to map the world using a globe and an atlas
  • three activities


Learn about duration, tempo and Beethoven.

This lesson includes:

  • one video to help you understand duration and tempo
  • one video to tell you more about Beethoven’s Symphony No.5
  • three activities to try out

Art – Texture Treasure Hunt

In this lesson we will create a frottage patchwork from rubbings of textured objects which you find around your home. You will need a pencil and paper.

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