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Monday 4th May

Good morning Year 6! I hope you had a great, relaxing weekend and are ready to begin our learning for this week. Did you see the WAGOLL from last week? There is some excellent work on there so make sure this week's is just as good.

This week is a very special week in our history. On Friday we are having a special Bank Holiday to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and you should all remember what this means. Our history learning today will focus on this event. Here we go...


Below are your tasks for today. Remember if you need to ask any questions go to the class blog and add a comment to 4-5-20 TODAY'S WORK. Keep checking the comments on this BLOG because that is where we will post our replies to you.



The winning dance from last week as voted by Year 6 was: What Makes You Beautiful!


PE Skills Week

This week we will focus on some PE skills that you could practice at home with your family. Just use any equipment that you can find. If you don’t have a tennis racket, you could use a kitchen tray or just your hand. If you don’t have a ball, scrunch up a piece of paper. Today’s game is called: Spot, bucket, hoop. Click on the link below which teaches you how to play. Let me know how you get on!

Don't forget to click on the link below to access PE Lessons with Joe Wicks. Apparently, he has injured his hand and so has Mrs Wicks helping him today.



LO: To spell words with the suffix -fer

Log on to Education City and complete the spelling activities called: Teed Off 1 and 2.

LO: To understand a text

Click on the power point link underneath this text to see an extract from a book called The Snow-Walker's Son by Catherine Fisher. It is a fabulous extract about a door and to help you understand it, I have recorded my voice and attached it to two of the slides. Click on the speaker icon in the top right-hand corner of the slide to hear me explaining the vocabulary and meanings. I have not talked about every single word but enough for you to understand. Answer the questions about this text in your red exercise book or on a word document and attach them to today’s blog or email them. I will post the answers tomorrow for you to mark your work and then send your scores in.

The Snow-Walker's Son by Catherine Fisher

4-5-20 ENGLISH

MATHS L.O Mixed Reasoning Questions 


Every Monday you will have a choice of two activities plus a TTRS BATTLE.


Do the next test out of your MATHS BOOK 1 SAT BUSTER 10-Minute Tests. Set A Pg 16. Ask someone to mark it for you, the answers are in the back of the book. Please send me a BLOG telling me how many you got right out of 10.


If you are finding the 10min tests too easy then you could do this activity instead. There is a PDF with 10 advanced questions (click below) Answers are also included. Once you have finished ask someone to mark it for you and send me a BLOG telling me how many you got right out of 10.


I’ve  set up a battle on Times Table Rock Stars. Boys against Girls. It will only last for 1 day and opens at 9.00am so make sure you don’t miss it.  I’ll post the winner tomorrow. Last week the girls won with 3,649 point. The boys scored 2,548.



LO: To recall WWII learning

VE Day was the 8th May, 1945 when the Nazi forces surrendered to the allies, marking the end of World War II in Europe. This was 75 years ago! BIG celebrations had been planned to mark this occasion but sadly many will not take place because of the COVID Virus outbreak. However, this momentous occasion must still be remembered. Click on the link below and watch the clip to jog your memories about WWII and VE Day. Then, have a go at the online quiz below about World War II by clicking on the link. When you have completed the quiz, blog your score.

Next, read the information on the VE Day slides saved in the history folder on the year 6 website page. Then click the link below the take the VE Day Quiz. Good luck!

VE Day Quiz


For an extra fun VE DAY challenge, why not have a go at one of these activities: make a paper hat, bake a Swiss Roll or give yourself or someone else a 1940’s hairdo! You will need AN ADULT to help you with these tasks. Click on the word document below to find the instructions. Enjoy! I would love to see your pictures of these!

VE Day Fun challenges

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