Maths: adding and subtraction page 19 to 21

Continue with the fraction practice on IXL

English: Purple book page 16-17

Bedrock ( 3 a week please)



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Mathematics: IXL continue working through the fraction section. J 1 onward this will be ongoing until Christmas.

SAT buster book: pages 10,14 and 15.

English: Spellings

Targeted question book ( purple) : pages 12 to 15 inclusive.

IXL: G1 to G5

Reading 15 minutes everyday.

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Research Charles Dickens

Use your research notes to write a biography about Charles Dickens.

You might like to use these headings:

•       Childhood/Early Life

    - where and when was he born, his family life, school and first job

•       The Writer

    - some of the books he wrote and the inspiration for his stories

•       Later Life

    - his children, the train accident, his final novel and his death

•       Legacy

    - his quotes, Dickensian language we still use today, his face on the  

    £10 note, the amount of books sold



Maths IXL: fractions

English IXL: free choice, focus on your weakest area.

Reading: make sure you are reading 15 minutes each day. Please read a book with a ZPD.

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Remember we have a homework club on Tuesday lunch time, in the year 6 classroom if you have any questions. Please use this time to clear up any issues you have with topics we have covered; I am there to help! 

Maths: Page 9- percentages

              IXL:- P1 to P5

GPS book Page 5,6,7,8,9.

             IXL:- C1 to C5

Reading for quiz.  This week we will begin our reading champions. Will you have read enough to be a winner!

Spelling for quiz on Wednesday: list 1 and 2 , starting with the words: accommodate-accompany.


Just a quick note, please remember to access BEDROCK through chrome, according to the company this will eliminate any technical issues. You can also contact them directly by clicking the support tab. It is essential that you do 2 sessions of bedrock at home and in school we cover a session on Wednesday. research has shown that if used correctly your child’s  vocabulary and comprehension will increase. If you would like to read the report please let me know.

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Maths: Sat buster page 10,14,15,16 (not page 11,12.13)

English: Reading comprehension-’An Underground City’ Please answer all the questions and pay attention to what type of question you are answering.

Spelling: We are now working on the new lists, so please learn list  number 1 for our test next Wednesday. There will also be some random spellings from your previous lists.

Times Tables:


Choose any IXL section to perfect.

Bedrock. Please make sure you can do a Bedrock session on Wednesday in school as we will now do a Bedrock session in class every Wednesday, this means you have the option to do three sessions a week.

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Maths: IXL fractions F1 and the others in this block if you can. Don’t give up too soon!

English: IXL prepositions F! ( try the whole block)

Bedrock : At least twice a week.

Writing task: Please can you write a newspaper article, remembering to use the who, when , where, what, why technique, to tell your readers about the mysterious man in green. Use the interview recorded by Bill Weaver as your source, remember the questions he asked Robin:

Why do you think it is acceptable to steal?

Are you responsible for the ambush on the Sheriff’s gold convoy and the wounding of his men?

Are wedding bells ringing for you and Lady Marion? She was spotted leaving Friar’s Fish Restaurant with you clutching a copy of Wonderful Weddings!

Set the tone of your piece by the type of language you choose, entice your reader in with a snappy strap line, use repetition for effect- remember that you want your readers to buy next weeks copy!

Good luck- enjoy the task. be creative-you can present your article in any format. Most of all make it interesting and engaging whilst using correct grammar and punctuation.

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IXL: on going from last week.

Spelling list 6


Writing task: Please complete the writing task given: imagine you are a fighter pilot - describe your battle using similes, emotive language. Use the example to see the level of writing I expect. You have 6 days to finish this work so I expect to be blown away by the standard of your writing. Please do at least one side of A4.

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Maths: sat buster book: pages 21 and 26. Remember for division - KFC ( keep, flip, change). IXL: fractions start at J;1 and over the next 2 weeks complete this section. remember if you do not understand let me know.

History: family tree activity to show who in your family was touched by the second world war. Around your family tree give as much information as you can. I have given you an example to follow but feel free to improve on this.

Writing: if you have not finished your letter or your Robin Hood narration finish this at home please.

Spelling: List, 5

Reading: please make sure you are quizzing! do this in the morning before your 5-aday.

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Maths : SAT buster book pages 7&8. IXL B.1. to B.9.  if you can-please try and complete at least 3.

English: Complete the nouns section on IXL B.4-B.9.

Spelling:  List 4 for a quiz on Wednesday, remember to revise the other lists too.

Reading : Carrier's War chapter 4&5 , your own book as well.

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Home work

Spelling list 3 for quiz on Wednesday 26th September. Remember to refresh your previous spellings as we always go over past lists! Try and use your new vocabulary at home and in conversation - impress your family!

English IXL nouns - B.1 B.2 B.3 are essential but if you want to carry on in the noun section feel free!

Maths: SAT buster book pages 3&4, ‘Ordering Numbers and Rounding’, pages 5&6 ‘Decimals’. If you want to play on IXL try F.11. F.12 F.14 ( you will need to think about F.14 but once you have got it wrong and looked at the explanation I am sure you will puzzle it out!

Reading for pleasure 15 minutes everyday. i am reading ‘A Thousand and One Nights’ , what are you reading?

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Home work tasks:

  1. Read Carries war chapter 3.

  2. Spelling week 2 learn.

  3. Maths task in book page 1 and 2.

  4. Continue with IXL

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Spelling test dates.

The children will be given spelling lists to learn each week and the expectation is that they use the learnt vocabulary in their writing. They will also be tested on their spellings in preparation for the end of key stage tests.

A list of spellings has been sent home in a spelling pack, please do not loose it. This pack will contain a practice book and the children will also use this book for their weekly tests so that you can view their progress.

Thank you for your support.

Please remember that we will constantly be using the vocabulary you have learnt in your writing.

Date of Spelling Test                   List to Learn

Wed  12. Sept                               1- sincere

Wed 19.Sept                                 2 - 

Wed 26. Sept                                3 - 

Wed 3. Oct                                    4 - 

Wed 10. Oct                                   5 - 

Wed 17. Oct                                 6 - 

Thurs. 18Oct                                  SPELLING-BEE ON ALL LISTS so far


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Maths: The question booklet given on problem solving.

          IXL choose what you need to practice

English: IXL choose what you need to practice.

Bedrock vocabulary

Spelling: List 5 for a test on Friday


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English page 36 to 39

Bedrock Learning: Thursday, Saturday, Tuesday 

IXL Maths Decimals 

Spelling list 4


Maths page 42 to 45

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Mathematics: IXL Z-I to Z-12

SPAG IXL: K-1 to K-5

English page 30 to 35

Spelling list 3

Reading 15 minutes everyday.

If you have not completed your 500 words then please do so and email it to school:

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Year 6 Homework 26.1.2018

Mathematics page 34-37

Reading every day

IXL choose the area which you feel you need the most practice.

English, there are two english tasks for home work

  1. Choose a character from Macbeth, draw/ paint a picture of this character and then write a character description ( at least 4 paragraphs). Remember to add descriptive detail, evidence from the text, perhaps you could discuss how they react in certain scenes of the play. You could explore the dilemas some characters might face as the play progresses. Remember we are year 6 writers so ensure that you choose your vocabulary with care and your writing voice makes a point. Don’t just describe what the character looks like,dig deeper into thoughts, feelings, anxieties.

This home work is due in on Wednesday 31st January

  1. Write your entry for the BBC 500 word competition. All the details for this are on the letter provided.

This home work is due in on 9th February.


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Please do not forget to bring in your homework completed each Wednesday.

Maths- page 66-69 coordinates, reflection and translation

English-page 27-29 formal and informal 

Reading 15 minutes minimum each day.

IXL- maths coordinates

      - English -choose an area you wish to improve. 

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Mathematics red book page 70 and 71

Times tables


English purple book page 24, 24, 26.

Spelling list 6 for test on Wednesday


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English: page 18, 22 and 23.

Maths: page 24,25,26 and 27.

IXL: decimals and %



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Lets try something new this week- a kahoot homework challenge. You can play this via a mobile app or on your lap top. The game pin is :054108 or the link is

See how you get on!

IXL- fraction practise.

Spelling- next list

Reading- 15 minutes a day and be ready to quiz.


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