The suggested timetable for this week:

This week we would like you to look at the maths work from your year group. As usual, watch the introductory video then complete the questions from the uploaded worksheet.


Day 1: Measure perimeter
Day 2: Calculate perimeter
Day 3: Area of rectangles
Day 4: Area of compound shapes
Day 5: Area of irregular shapes

Day 1: Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Day 2: Order Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Day 3: Percentages of an amount (1)
Day 4: Percentages of an amount (2)
Day 5: Percentages - missing values

We have uploaded the answers for this week's activities so you can mark your own. Play the roll of the teacher! You can mark it before sending it to us. We will then have a look at how you have done, and feedback as soon as we are able.  We can help with any misconceptions you may have.

Retrieval Practice: Fractions - How much can you remember about Fractions? 


For this week's reading, there are a variety of activities for you to complete.

Day 1: Complete these 60 seconds reads.
Day 2: This week's, 'Author of the Week' in the Virtual Library is Sally Gardner. CLICK HERE to read / listen to  'Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon' (It is only available until Sunday 7th February) 
Day 3: The Wexbridge Crier comprehension (Slightly easier)
Day 4: Annie Baba comprehension (Slightly harder)
Day 5: Reading for pleasure - enjoy another issue of First News (enter the code FNLOCKDOWN3)


Day 1: Spellings: You have a new set of weekly spellings to practise. You could ask someone at home to test you on Friday. Can you beat / equal your highest score? Don't forget to find the definition for each word.

Hyphens:  CLICK HERE to learn about how to use a hypen to clarify meaning.  Complete the uploaded 'Use Hyphens To Avoid Ambiguity' activity sheet.

Day 2: Play the Hyphens powerpoint up until it introduces the activity.  Complete the uploaded activity identifying where and why hyphens are used in a text, and then complete playing the powerpoint.  
Day 3: Can you recognise where a hyphen should be used?  Complete the 'Helpful Hyphens' activity sheet.
Day 4: Recap the Hypens powerpoint and then pick one (or more!) 1, 2 or 3 stars activity to compelete.
Day 5: Test your knowledge with these Spelling Quizzes.

Y3&4 Spellings Quiz

Y5&6 Spellings Quiz


Day 2: Chapter 3  - CLICK HERE to listen to Chapter 3 being read and / or read the uploaded copy, then answer the comprehension questions.

Day 3: Where did Michael and his family travel around the world?  Use the information in Chapter 3 to record where they visited.  Also, complete the uploaded task. 

Day 4: CLICK HERE to listen to the end of Chapter 3 and the beginning of Chapter 4 being read and / or read the uploaded copy.  LESSON STARTER Record Michael's thoughts and feelings during this section of the book. Summarise the main events on a story board .

Day 5: LESSON STARTER Use the planning from yesterday to write in role as Michael.  Remember to include events before and after falling in the water.

This is a previous child's writing. The tense is a little mixed up,but they do use good examples from the book. Their next step would be to write another paragraph to describe being in the sea.  Following that they would need to edit and improve their writing - authors never publish their first drafts! 


Let's keep moving! Take on a daily challenge from the February Active Calendar.

Monday: Yorkshire Sport Foundation have uploaded #ThisIsPE activties to keep us all active and help burn off some energy! Lily Pad, Reaction Wall, Gym Shapes and Travel and Sock Wars  

Thursday: GoNoodle Time! Get Energized, Chillax To The Max and Blazer Fresh Dance Tutorial: LiteFeet


Monday: LESSON STARTER Use the uploaded sheet (Improving Pencil Control) to help you develop your drawing skills.

Friday: Inspired by 'The Great Wave off Kangagawa' by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, use the art skills from the previous art lesson to draw waves. We have uploaded a sheet of waves that you may wish to use as inspiration.



These are examples of other children's artwork.


Research information about one of the animals that Michael saw on his journey.  Present the information however you wish. (See Writing Day 3 for details of the TASK)


What skills and attributes make a good learner? We have uploaded instructions, a presentation and a task for you to complete.


We are learning that anyone can put information on the World Wide Web and that information can be biased or unreliable. 

CLICK HERE Should I trust everything I read on the web? 

CLICK HERE Digital Literacy - Using Search Engines.

Use the information from the above sites to answer this QUIZ


Reflect back on what you know about  the wisdom from these three religions: Islam, Christanity and Sikhism. Use your knowledge to complete the uploaded task.


Continue to use this board to share where you have been in the world. Were you on holiday there? Visiting family? Perhaps you could share a photograph of your favourite memory from there.

*Please remember to put your name, and your reason for being there.*


Enjoy another Musical Moment from the Sheffield Music Hub.


Continue to use this board to share how you are keeping in lockdown. You can share kind messages to other members of Y5/6, or pictures of things you have created at home.

*Please remember that this is a place for positivity and kindness 😊*


We hope you have another fun week of learning Y5/6.

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