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Year 6

Visit our Coronavirus Update Page.

If you feel that your child requires a more personalised curriculum, please see the SEND page where there are some activities to complete - click here to go there!

Please continue to complete study guides sent home. Check the links and challenges posted for writing, maths and reading. Stay positive and stay safe!

Please send any completed work via email to:  (If it is for a specific teacher please put their name in the subject line)

Photo competition winners announced below...

Week beginning 2/6/2020

English - Writing

Story writing time. Below are a list of story starters. Choose one and write a story based around it. 

Can you use paragraphs, similes and metaphors? You can write or type your story and use illustrations if you wish. When complete email them to your teacher so they can read them. 

I didn’t mean to squash her.
The air turned black all around me.
Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness.
Wandering through the graveyard it felt like something was watching me.
The eyes in the painting follow him down the corridor.
A shrill cry echoed in the mist
Icy wind slashed at his face and the rain danced its evil dance upon his head as he tried to get his bearings on the isolated beach.
Footsteps slowly creaked on every step of the stairs. The bedroom door handle turned slowly. The clock stopped... 74 minutes past was time to get up.
The car screamed to a halt, four men wearing masks jumped out and ran into the nearest building, I looked around. The street was deserted except for me.
Everything stopped, people were stood like statues all around me, people in cars, men on bicycles, babies in prams all lifeless, frozen in time.
I had never seen a ghost. But like they say, there is a first time for everything.
He opened the safe and it had gone. No one had the code, who could have opened it?
Grey and foreboding, the castle stood atop the hill looking down across the small town, in the topmost window of the highest tower stood a small boy called...
Is this heaven? What happened to me?

Photography Competition Version 1+2 Winners!

Congratulations to our two winners now. The winning entries can be seen below: 'Sunshine through the trees' and 'Dog with stick'.

The two themes so far have been 'What makes you happy' and 'Weather.'

Photography Competition Version 3

Our next competition is open and the theme this week is 'Buildings'. Whilst out and about on your walks what interesting buildings / architecture can you see? There's also an example below of a photo below from a walk into York. Closing date for this competition is Friday 5th June.



Dominoes Challenge - Do you have any dominoes at home? The link below is a really fun challenge for you to try. 

Triangle Transformation - try the link below and see if you can find a solution.

Three worksheets below for you to tackle. (Answers to check at the end)

 Negative numbers.pdfDownload
 Times Table Challenge.pdfDownload
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Week beginning 18/5/2020


Inspirational Poem

Can you write a poem that has a positive message and inspires others?

The poem can be on a topic you choose. 

Please give it a title and try and be creative.

You can also add colour or a picture too.

The link below shows an example.


Daily maths activities are now available on the BBC website. Click the link below for a variety of challenges.

Choose addition from the link below and a level your child finds appropriate. Set a time and have a go at working out the answers mentally each day.

Below are some ratio and proportion problems. There's a PowerPoint that explains how it works if you have forgotten. There are three levels (1 star, 2 star or 3 star - 3 is the hardest.) The answers are at the end for you to check. 

Do you like spending money? Working with budgets challenge (below) - there are three levels (1 star, 2 star or 3 star - 3 is the hardest.) The answers are at the end for you to check. 

If you have lost your times table rockstars login please email Mr Bland and he will forward the details.

 Introducing ratio.pdfDownload
 Solving ratio problems.pdfDownload
 Working with budgets.pdfDownload
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Choose some of the following comprehension tasks. There are some new ones today ranging from asking questions about Stormzy to William Shakespeare to the Last Supper. Once again there are three levels of challenge (3 stars being the hardest!) More will be added to this as time goes on.

The answers to the motorbike comprehension have now been added as promised.

 Stormzy Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 Easter Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 The Last Supper Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 The Queens Birthdays Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 Earth Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 William Shakespeare Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity.pdfDownload
 Motorbikes-reading-comp with answers.docxDownload
 Football - Questions.docxDownload
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Can you find out the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and where they were located?

Which one would you like to have seen and why?

Try and use detail in your reason why.


Choose an African country 

Can you create a poster about this African country and email it to your teacher? 

Name of country

Capital city

A favourite food

A famous landmark

A famous person


Bonus challenge - Can you find out how many countries are in the continent of Africa?

This is Simon Morin he is a French/Canadian musician who appeared on the Canadian version of The Voice - listen to his personal message to children of year 6...

Residential to Robinwood - Cross Lanes, Wrexham

Over 50 of us had a fantastic time attending the residential last year. Activities ranged from Zip Wire, Giant Swing, Archery, Canoeing and the Piranha Pool to name but a few. The photos beneath show the fun we had! Many thanks to all the staff who attended the residential.