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Home Learning


Friday 10th April 2020

Here's a fun way to keep active today: spell out your first name and create your workout!


Thursday 9th April 2020


It’s my turn to be in school today with Mrs Westwood, looking after the children of key workers. Last time we were in, we played a game of hide and seek all around the upper school building. Today, we’re hoping to spend plenty of time outside playing games and enjoying the sunshine. Are there any games that you’ve particularly enjoyed playing with your family this week?

Remember to email me at least once a week to stay in touch!
Mr Hall


Wednesday 8th April 2020

Good morning Year 6!
I hope you're all safe and well. If  you have the resources and you're able to today, have a go at the portraits & photography activity from the Home Learning grid. Perhaps take some different pictures of your family and then have a go at sketching them - send me a photo of your drawing once you've finished! 

Here's another 'guess the film' challenge for you today. Can you guess the children's film based on these emojis?

Have a fun day!

Monday 6th April 2020

Good morning everyone! 
I hope you all managed to have a lovely weekend. Remember, this week, I would like you to complete some of the activities from the home learning grid that I have attached below (just click 'Home Learning' and it should open). Aim to do two activities per day. 

Home Learning

Have a great day! 

Week Beginning Monday 6th April 

Hello Year 6   smiley

For the next week, we would like you to complete the activities from the Easter Home Learning grid (attached below). We'd like you to complete around two activities per day but please do not feel pressured to complete them all. Our class page will still be updated every day, with puzzles, riddles and other activity suggestions.

Remember to send us pictures of the things you have been getting up to!
Miss Burrows & Mr Hall 

Home Learning

A Letter from Mrs Taylor

Friday 3rd April 2020

Happy Friday everyone!

Sorry for the confusion about yesterday's page numbers. I have put Page 14 again today in case some of you did your English work before I updated the website.

English - 14, 15, 26, 35

Maths - 34 & 35

As it would have been  Big Maths today, we'd also like you to choose one of the problem solving activities from the Nrich website to complete using this link:
There are 7 activities for you to choose from, and you only need a pencil and some paper to solve each of them. 

Have a great day! 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Hello Year 6!

Here are today's work pages:

English - 12, 13,  & 14

Maths - 31, 32 & 33 

A riddle for you today: The more you take the more you leave behind. What are they?

Have a lovely day!

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Good morning!

Today, we'd like you to complete the following pages:
English - 36, 37, 46 & 47

Maths - 27, 28, 29 & 30

A fun challenge for you today- see if you can work out which films these characters are from!

Miss Burrows & Mr Hall 


Tuesday 31st March 2020
Good morning everyone,

Here are the pages we'd like you to complete today:

English - 10, 11, 34 & 45
Maths - 23, 24, 25 & 26

If you'd like something extra to do, I'd really appreciate some film recommendations! Write me a review of your favourite film and email it to me - I'll choose a couple to watch over the next few days!

Enjoy your day,
Miss Burrows 

Monday 30th March 2020

Good morning Year 6! Hopefully you all had a lovely weekend. 

Here are today's page numbers:
English - 8, 9, 32, 33
Maths - 20, 21, & 22 

Now Press Play (the pink headphones!) have just released some of their experiences which can be accessed at home. Follow this link and use the password nowpressplay 

You won't need heaphones, it can just play through your tablet or laptop. It might be fun for the whole family to join in! 

Stay safe,
Miss Burrows & Mr Hall 


Friday 27th March 2020

Good morning everyone!
Today, we'd like you to complete pages 17,18 &19 of your Maths book.

As it would have been a Big Write if we were in school, we'd like you to complete a writing activity instead today instead of your question book.

Please could you watch the following video on the Literacy Shed

You have two options: You can write the video as a story (like we did for Francis) OR you can write the rest of the story, detailing what happens to the characters once they enter the eye of the storm.

You may type your work and email it to us, or you can write it into your home learning books - the choice is yours. Take your time and remember your spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.

Have a lovely day! 

Thursday 26th March 2020

Happy Thursday!
Here are today's pages:
English - 6, 7, 25, 44
Maths - 13, 14, 15, 16

If any of you fancy learning a new language (or brushing up on your French skills) over the next few weeks, try Duolingo! It's free and lots of fun! 

Today's riddle: What has 13 hearts but no other organs? 

Have a great day! 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Wake up, it's a beautiful morning!  ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬

Here are the pages we'd like you to complete today:

English: 4, 5, 24, 43 
Maths: 10, 11 & 12

Today's riddle: What has a head, a tail, is brown, but has no legs?


Here are a couple of 30 day challenges that might help cure some boredom!

Have a lovely day - try and get out into the garden as much as possible to enjoy the beautiful sunshine!


Tuesday 24th March 2020

The answers for today's questions have been emailed to you all!

Good morning folks!

Here are the pages we would like you to complete today:
English - 2, 3, 23 & 52 (if you have the stretch English book, do page 53 instead of page 52). 

Maths - 6, 7, 8 & 9

Remember, if you're finding any of the questions tricky or need a little help, please email one of us! 

Today's riddle: I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?
The riddles are just a bit of fun, there's no need to cheat!


Monday 23rd March 2020

For today's answers, please have a look at the Pork Pie Class page! 

Good morning Year 6!
We hope you all had a lovely (& socially distant!) weekend. 
Today, we'd like you to complete the the first few pages of your maths book: pages 2, 3 4 and 5. 

For English, as your book is split into different sections, we would like you to complete the following pages:  1, 22, 31 and 42. 

We will post the answers at around 5pm this evening!
You may choose which topic/science based activity to complete. If you did not receive a copy of the topic activity grid, we will post it on here shortly. 

Here's a riddle for you to think about today: 
What question can you never answer yes to?
We'll give a virtual housepoint to anyone who emails the correct answer! 
Remeber, you can email us if you have any questions about the work. Have fun! 
Miss Burrows & Mr Hall 


Exploring Ancient China


When we arrived back to school after Christmas, we had a very exciting day to launch our new topic: The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

After assembly, we were told that there was a challenge waiting for us. We had to follow clues to different areas of the school and retrieve letters. Once we had found all 5 letters, we unscrambled them to create a word: China!

We then spent the day exploring lots of different Chinese traditions and took part in several different activities. We built a timeline of the ancient dynasties, we wrote our names in Chinese using special ink and we had lots of fun making Chinese spring rolls.  

Making Rivers

As part of our topic, we have been learning about the Ganges, which is a river that flows through Asia. To demonstrate that we understood all of the features of the river, we ventured outside into the nature area to create our own models. We made sure we included the source, meanders and ox bow lakes. We got very wet and muddy, but had lots of fun!


Cooking Curry
Within our DT sessions this term, we have been designing and creating our own vegetable curries. We began by tasting different Indian spices and sauces to determine which ones we liked. Lots of us were surprised about how much we liked Madras sauce! After testing the different sauces, we began designing our own curries by selecting vegetables that we like and pairing them with different spices.
Once we had completed our designs, we practiced peeling, chopping and preparing different vegetables. We learnt how to cut using the claw and bridge method. After we had practised preparing our vegetables, we cooked them with tinned tomatoes, different spices and yoghurt to create a delicious dish!


The Great Ganges

To launch our new topic, ‘The Great Ganges’, we took part in some exciting activities to explore Indian culture. We began by watching tutorials of how to dress in a sari, before selecting our colourful fabrics in small groups. We then chose one member of our group to be the model, whilst the rest of us tried our best to wrap the sari material. It was very tricky, only a couple of groups were successful!

After learning about traditional Indian dress, we watched some Bollywood dancing. We listened to traditional music and created a dance sequence in the Bollywood style.



To Infinity & Beyond! 

On Monday 23rd September, Year 5 & 6 all went on a school trip to the National Space Centre. As we are currently studying space in our Topic lessons, we were all very excited to explore the NSS! One of our favourite parts of the day was experiencing the Weather Pod. This was a small room which provided you with a script to read whilst it filmed. It then used a green screen to transport you into a weather report. We all enjoyed watching ourselves have a go at presenting the weather (some were better than others!)

We also climbed up to the stop of the rocket tower. We climbed a staggering 144 steps to get to the very top, although some of us opted for the lift instead! We were able to explore different space environments and even looked at some real moon rock.

After lunch, we had an amazing adventure as we simulated into space in the mesmerising planetarium. We learnt some mind-blowing facts about outer space and were able to view some Ancient Greek constellations. 

Everyone agreed that the Space Centre was a brilliant school trip! 




'"This is a good school." "All pupils...are well supported and make good progress from their starting points." ’Ofsted 2017
'"There is a pleasant and calm atmosphere in the school." "Pupils feel safe at school, they trust adults and know there is always someone to turn to if they need help." ’Ofsted 2017
'"Pupils enjoy their school life, especially the opportunities they have to learn through a variety of activities." "Pupils readily engage in activities and develop their curiosity and an appetite for learning ’Ofsted 2017