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Year 6 – 6T – archived 2020


Welcome to Year 6!

Welcome to our Year 6 page. Here you will find important information about our Class  routines, curriculum and general information. We will also keep you updated about the amazing activities we have been getting up to at school. Please scroll down to keep up to date with our class blog.

The government have released a list of home learning websites arranged by subject for parents and children to access at home. For Year 6, access the resources linked to Key Stage 2.



Lesson 1:

Lesson 2:

Turn these fractions into decimals.




1 1/10

14 8/10

31 5/10

Turn these fractions into decimals.




3 44/100

41 3/100

133 3/100

Turn these fractions into decimals.




4 21/1000

79 9/1000

255 112/1000

Turn these fractions into decimals.











41 3/5

133 3/50

Lesson 3:

Turn these fractions into decimals and then percentages. 






Turn these fractions into decimals and then percentages. 





Turn these fractions into decimals and then percentages. 









Weekly EGPS sessions

Monday: ‘was’ or ‘were’?

Watch this clip about was/were. Past Simple Tense be – was / were: Fun & Interactive English Grammar ESL Video – YouTube

  1. The test wasn’t difficult. It    was     easy.                                Singular  
  2. Dinosaurs ­­­_________ very big.                                                _________
  3. Sally ________ not at school yesterday.                                            _________
  4. David and I ___________ playing football yesterday afternoon.                    _________
  5. The girls _________ talking so much last Wednesday.               _________
  6. When I ______ younger, I played with teddies.                        _________
  7. We ______ on holiday last week.                                                        _________
  8. ______ the movie good?                                                           _________
  9. Sarah _____ sad because she lost her bag.                               _________
  10. Yesterday it ______ so hot!                                                      _________
  11.           The movie ________ not very funny..                              _________
  12. _____ your teacher sick yesterday?                                _________
  13. I _______ having fun at the park last Sunday.                           _________
  14. Why ________ your brother sad yesterday?                       _________
  15. He __________ eating candy in class 5 minutes ago.            _________
  16. The house _______ very dirty, so we cleaned it last week.  _________
  17. Children ________ very happy to meet Santa.                     _________
  18. ________ your friends happy when you gave them a gift?   _________

Tuesday: Commands

Watch this clip to recap commands. How to write command sentences – BBC Bitesize

Decide whether each sentence is a statement or a command.

After you’ve finished your dinner, practise your spellings.  
Before you watch television, finish your homework.  
The pencils should be put away in the drawer.  
Tidy your room before going to the park.  
When you have finished, you will need to put your book away.  
I would like you to stop swinging on that chair.  
You must finish the last paragraph before break.  
Write the date, then underline it with a ruler.  
Your coat and PE kit should be hanging from your peg.  
It is very hot in here, open the windows.  
Save your work, then shut down the computer.  
It’s cold outside, I want you all to put coats on.   

Rewrite these sentences so that they are commands. You may need to change some of the punctuation or word order.

  1. Can you please clear everything from the tables?
  2. Tomorrow is Wednesday so please bring your homework in.
  3. Would you like to start your work on a clean page?
  4. Could you stop shouting out?
  5. At the weekend, you should tidy your room.

Wednesday: Identifying Adverbs

Watch this clip to recap adverbs. Parts of Speech for Kids: What is an Adverb? – Bing video

Often, it is assumed that adverbs end in -ly. Find the adverbs in the sentences below – they won’t always end in the -ly suffix.

Find the verb – then look for the word that describes it.

  1. I gently stroked the petrified rabbit.
  2. Don’t worry Jennifer, I will arrive soon!
  3. Jim carefully balanced the egg on the spoon during Sports Day.
  4. When the school bell rang, all of the children stood still.
  5. Worriedly, the nervous boy entered the headteacher’s room.
  6. Joe worked hard on his homework last night.
  7. I never wear white trainers when it’s raining.
  8. I often win board games when I play with my family.
  9. I like Galaxy chocolate and Jack likes it too.
  10. I enjoy walks regardless of the weather.

Thursday: Relative Pronouns

Look at this video to recap relative clauses.KS2 Year 5 and 6 Relative Clause help || Home Learning – Bing video

Underline the relative PRONOUNS in the sentences below.

1. The car that my grandfather gave me for my birthday is bright green.

2. Where did you get the shoes that you wore with your red dress?

3. Cheetahs, which are the fastest land animals, are found mostly in Africa.

4. I want to find a job that challenges me.

5. Robert Frost, who was a poet, wrote that famous poem “The Road Not Taken.”

6. The doctor, who saved the little girl’s life, is standing by the door.

7. The kite, which is my favorite toy, was in the car.

8. Jake, whose backpack is orange, got to class just before the bell rang.

9. My cousins, from whom I learned a lot, are returning to France next week.

10. We always like people who speak truth.

11. She has gone to Zurich, which is her birthplace.

Monday – Read the text and complete the grammar activity.


Lesson 1 maths:

Activity 1:

Activity 2:

Lesson 2 maths:

Acitivy 3:

Which of these gives you the largest answer?

Which of these gives you the largest answer?

Lesson 3 maths:

Represent these word problems using Bidmas and then solve them.

Q1.          Emma buys these three jars of jam.

          What is the total cost of the three jars?

Q2.          Some children do a sponsored walk.

          Jason is sponsored for £3.45 for each lap.

          He does 23 laps.

      Jason must subtract £5.50 from his total to pay for an envelope and stamp to post his sponsorship money.

          How much money does he raise?

Q3.     Roger picked 85 plums from his aunt’s plum tree.

          He gave 25 plums to his aunt, and shared the rest between himself and his sister.

          How many plums did Roger keep?

Q4. Paul had 50 stickers. He kept 10 stickers for himself and then shared them out between his 4 friends. How many stickers did each of his friends have?

 True or False?

Lesson 4 maths:

Lesson 5 maths:

Add brackets to make the calculation correct.

4 + 5 x 3 = 27

100 ÷ 5 + 5 = 10

80 + 10 ÷ 3² = 10

10 – 1 + 5 = 4

4 + 10 x 2 – 1 = 27

Reading: Monday – Read the text and then complete the activity

Tuesday – Answer the Vipers Questions

Text:  Remembrance Day (Non-Fiction)
VFind three words meaning the same as “strong”.   What is the meaning of the word conflict in P1?   What do you think is meant by “paying the ultimate price”. What is their ultimate price? 
IDo you think families struggled after World War One? Explain using evidence from the text.   How do you think John McCrae felt, looking at the field of poppies? 
PWhy do you think its important to remember past conflicts?   Do you think that this will occur for a long time in the future? Why? 
EExplain what inspired the author to write the poem Flanders Field.   Explain how the author makes this text easy to understand. 
RWhen does Remembrance Day take place?   Who wrote the poem Flanders Field?   Why is Remembrance Day sometimes called ‘Armistice Day’?   What happens to the money raised by the Royal British Legion? 
SSummarise the main purpose of the Royal British Legion. 

Wednesday: Answer the VIPERS questions

Lesson 1 reading:

Lesson 2 reading:

Lesson 3 reading:

History Lesson One:

Watch the video on this link to learn about the events that lead to the outbreak of WWI then colour in the map, using the information, to show the two alliances.

Lesson Two:

Watch this short video about what life was like in the trenches and then answer the questions below.

  1. What kind of issues did the soldiers have to put up with in the trenches?
  2. What caused the condition of Trench Foot?
  3. Where were trenches used from?
  4. What was a trench used for?
  5. What was the land in between the trenches called?
  6. What did the soldiers eat?
  7. Before gas masks were invented, how did the soldiers protect themselves from poison gas
  8. Write a short diary entry as if you were a soldier living and fighting in a trench.

Lesson 1 reading:

Maths: Lesson 1:


Write the name of the 2D shape next to its properties then match it to its picture.
Properties Name

 4 sides the same length, 4 right angles, 2 pairs of parallel sides, 4 lines of symmetry 
Opposite sides equal, 4 right angles, 2 pairs of parallel sides, 2 lines of symmetry, 
Opposite sides equal,  Opposite angles equal, 2 pairs of parallel sides, 0 lines of symmetry 
4 sides, 1 pair of parallel sides 
4 sides the same length  Opposite angles equal 2 pairs of parallel sides 2 lines of symmetry 
2 pairs of adjacent sides equal 1 pair of opposite angles are equal No pairs of parallel sides 1 line of symmetry 
6 sides the same length 6 angles the same size 3 pairs of parallel sides 6 lines of symmetry 
5 sides the same length 5 angles the same size  No parallel sides 5 lines of symmetry 
8 sides the same length 8 angles the same size 4 pairs of parallel sides 8 lines of symmetry 


Lesson 2: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/compare-and-classify-triangles-6mu6at?step=2&activity=video

  1. What is the name of a triangle that has three equal sides?
  2. What is the name of a triangle that has two equal sides and two equal angles?
  3. What is the name of a triangle that has a 90°?
  4. Why can you not have a triangle with two 90° angles?

Lesson 3: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-unknown-angles-in-triangles-6tgkcd?step=2&activity=video

  1. A triangle has two angles of 65° and 70°, what is the third angle?
  2. A triangle has two angles of 90° and 15°, what is the third angle?
  3. A triangle has two angles of 35° and 75°, what is the third angle?
  4. A triangle has two angles of 5° and 95°, what is the third angle?

Triangle puzzle

  1. A triangle has one angle that is 20° larger than the second biggest angle and 40° larger than the smallest angle.
    Work out what the three angles are.

Triangle puzzle

  1. Another triangle has one angle that is 25° bigger than the second biggest angle and 50° larger than the smallest angle.
    Work out what the three angles are.

Lesson 4: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-the-value-of-missing-angles-in-quadrilaterals-cdgk0r?step=2&activity=video

Lesson 5:

Art: Watch the video and read up on the different type of stitches.



Lesson 1: Label the different types of stitches in the pictures.

History: Watch the video and then order these events on a time line.

1) Which event took place between the naval forces at sea?

2) In which event did the British first start using tanks?

3) Where was the Treaty of Versailles signed?

4) Why did it take so long for the Americans to get involved in the war?


Use the text above to fill in this cross word.

Use the text above to answer these questions.

Text 2:

Lesson 1:

1.) 334 + 332 =
2.) 1345 + 5595 =
3.) 23990 + 865 =
4.) 885903 + 457435 =
5.) 7796534 + 6643822 =
6.) 97897.59 + 8895 =
7.) 8875.09 + 6645.8 =
8.) 0.987 + 8988.2 =

1.) 104 + 121 + 253 =
2.) 8761 + 120 + 711 =
3.) 33498 + 21233 + 98594 =
4.) 24.09 + 4.098 + 1234.8 =
5.) 0.998 + 55322 + 87.339 =
6.) 90934.7 + 9995.12 + 0.901 =

Lesson 2:

Lesson 3:

Lesson 4:
1.) 7895 – 4251 =
2.) 98763 – 448 =
3.) 763902 – 4833 =
4.) 901720 – 43432 =
5.) 800028 – 7634 =
6.) 8847.908 – 48.8 =
7.) 90874.4 – 3342.88 =
8.) 0.6 – 0.029 =
9.) 0.9 – 0.003 =

Lesson 5:


Use and practise these spellings from the Y5/6 Statutory Spelling List

1) Look, cover, write, check
2) Write definitions of the words
3) Use the words in sentences.

Use a range of the shading skills we have practised in class to recreate the shapes below. Consider where the light is coming from, so which areas should be darker and shaded and which sides should have reflections.


Activity One
Find words from the text to match the definitions to fill the crossword.

Activity Two
Answer the questions below.

In Geography, we have been studying the continent of South America and have now labelled some of the countries on a map.
Can you find a map online and list all of the capitals of South America?

Year 6 Blog – Week Commencing 21st September 2020





Please take the time to practise and learn each of these spellings. Activities could include look, cover, write, check and writing the spellings in sentences.

Text Box: difficult











For each of these sentences, identify the adverbial phrase.

Then, rewrite each sentence – moving the adverbial to the start of the sentence. Don’t forget to use a comma after the adverbial phrase!


Write a definition for each of the words below, then use the internet to find as many animals as possible that fall into each category.

Mammals, amphibians, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, fish



Watch the above video, demonstrating perspective. Can you use some of the skills taught in this video to create your own perspective drawing of a street? Can you add trees/lampposts/people?