Year 6 Home Learning Week Commencing 18th May

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Welcome to all of our year 6 children and parents again.

We have now come to the end of another week and only have one more week before the half term break.

Please find below more links for next weeks home learning and I hope you have enjoyed the tasks set from Oak Academy ( or BBC Bitesize (

Please be aware we are constantly looking at the comments to see if there are any issues we can help you with or just so we can see how your are getting on.

Internet Safety

Here is some further activities to keep you all safe on the online

Activity 1: Alfie’s videos

  • watch Episode 1: Block Him Right Good, Alfie again with your child at
  • Look at the sheet below with Alfie’s profile. Alfie has taken some important steps to make sure that he is safe when he is making videos and posting
    them online. Write down four steps Alfie has taken, either on the on piece of paper.

  • Once completed, discuss your answers with your parents and see if you can identity any missing steps (Answers are at the bottom of the blog post)

Activity 2: Being kind online

  • Ask your child what they remember about Episode 1 of Play Like Share.  (Answers are at the bottom of the blog post)
  1. Who wrote a mean comment about Alfie?
  2. Who liked’ the comment?
  3. Why wasn’t this a kind thing to do?
  • Explain when we write or post something online, we must always think about how we might make other people feel.
  • What positive words could Ellie, Alfie and Sam use to describe each other?
  • Look at the Resource below titled Being kind online. Draw pictures of each character and write down as many positive words and phrases as you can think of next to each character using any clues in the video to help.

Reading and Writing

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

The Scholastic Reading Pro website ( (look at the previous blog posts to set up your log ins)

This week we will be look at the writing genre of Instructions, though some comprehension tasks, exploration of the features and an opportunity to write your own.

Monday – Instructions Reading Comprehension focussing on fact retrieval and inference –

Tuesday – Instructions Reading Comprehension focussing on fact retrieval and inference –

Wednesday – Identifying the features of instructions –

Thursday – Using Sentence Openers –

Friday – Writing Instructions –


This week you will be looking at coordinates and applying this learning to translations, reflections and solving practical problems.

Monday – To describe coordinate positions on a grid –

Tuesday – Translate simple shapes –

Wednesday –  To reflect simple shapes –

Thursday – To solve practical coordinate problems –

Friday – To solve practical coordinate problems –

Science – Adaptation

Explore adaptations in animals and plants.

This lesson includes:

  • two videos
  • four activities

History – Who was Tutankhamum?

Learn about the famous Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

This lesson includes:

  • Two videos about the life of Tutankhamun
  • Two activities to build knowledge and understanding

Geography – Sustainability and plastics

Learn about sustainability, plastics and recycling.

This lesson includes:

  • one animation about sustainability and plastics
  • one short film of young people answering the big questions on plastics
  • one short film about sustainability at school
  • three activities to build knowledge

Design and Technology – Extreme Designs

Learn about extreme designs and how they are tested, using elements of science and maths.

This lesson includes:

  • two video clips demonstrating an extreme design and the application of Science and Maths in design
  • two activities to try at home

Internet Safety – Answers 

Activity 1: Alfie’s Video

  1. Profile picture is an avatar, not an actual photo
  2. Username does not feature his name.
  3. Privacy set to friends only.
  4. Wears clothes that are not school uniform or private, like pyjamas.

Activity 2: Being kind online

  1. The Popcorn Wizards
  2. Sam
  3. Sam is meant to be Alfie’s friend

One thought on “Year 6 Home Learning Week Commencing 18th May

  • 22nd May 2020 at 5:26 pm

    I really love the video of the teachers at home doing activities. I hope that we get to have a battle on ttrockstars, class vs class


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