Y6 Learning This Week


Week commencing 17.01.22

Year 6

If you are isolating at home this week, here are some activities you can try.  These will cover the same objectives as those children who are still at school.


  1. English 

  1. Maths  

  2. Topic

  3. Spelling



Lesson 1 – Conjunctions

Today you will be revising your knowledge of conjunctions. Work your way through the input thinking about the different types and how we use them. Below are the links to the videos.

Coordinating conjunctions: The FANBOYS Song | Learn about coordinating conjunctions through music and rap with MC Grammar - YouTube

Subordinating conjunctions: The Subordinating Conjunction Song | Rap and learn with MC Grammar - YouTube

Input link: What are subordinating conjunctions? - BBC Bitesize

Input link: Coordinating conjunctions - Year 3 - P4 - English - Home Learning with BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize


Lesson 2: Air raids

We will be thinking about what it would have been like to live through an air raid.

Video link: Your Home As An Air Raid Shelter (1940) - YouTube

Video link: Primary History KS2: WW2 Clips. A boy describes being bombed - BBC Teach

Video link: Primary History KS2: WW2 Clips. Description of being bombed out - BBC Teach


Lesson 3: Air raids

Today we will be looking at a model text example of a diary. Work through the input and complete the vocabulary tasks. We then want you to find examples of the different features of a diary and explain why they have been used.


Lesson 4: Air raids

Today you will be planning your own diary using the model text to help you to box up the different parts you need to have in your own diary.  Think about the words and phrases you could magpie from the model text.


Lesson 5: Reading

Complete the lesson using the text and the questions. Remember to underline or circle key information. Use evidence to help support your answers.




Lesson 1: Adding and subtracting fractions

Input link: Aut6.9.5 - Add and subtract fractions (1) on Vimeo

Input link: Aut6.10.2 - Add and subtract fractions (2) on Vimeo


Lesson 2: Percentages (Missing values)

Input link: Spr6.4.4 - Percentages - missing values on Vimeo


Lesson 3: Percentages (Missing values)

Input link: Spr6.4.4 - Percentages - missing values on Vimeo


Lesson 4: Mixed percentages reasoning

Input link: Spr6.4.2 - Percentage of an amount (1) on Vimeo

Input link: Spr6.4.4 - Percentages - missing values on Vimeo


Lesson 5: Division with remainders at decimals

Input link: Division with remainders as decimals - YouTube



Lesson 1 and 2 – Women in WW2

This week you will be looking at the role of women in WW2 and how the way they were perceived changed during this time. Lesson 1 requires you to use the research material to find out what different jobs that they did. Lesson 2 lets you answer the question ‘How did women’s roles change during World War 2?’. Below is the link to the video in the input.

Input link: BBC - Things To Do: Videos, The role of women in WW2


Science – Light

Today we will be thinking about which materials are reflective and how we can investigate this.  

Lesson input: Which materials are reflective? (thenational.academy)


RE – Sikhism

Lesson input: What are the holy scriptures of Sikhism? (thenational.academy)


PSHE – Money

Input video: Men and women at work (thenational.academy)


French – Where we live

Input link: Saying your nationality (thenational.academy)


Computing – Rainforest coding

Mr Mitchell would like you to carry on with your Rainforest Coding game. You can find the game by following the link below. The login details are also below. Once you are on, you need to find your class, select your name and then follow the instructions.

Website: http://www.rainforestcoding.co.uk/rtcr/

Username: wintonprimary

Password: robots21


Music – Understanding syncopation

Input lesson: To layer syncopated rhythms (thenational.academy)




Words: Invention, injection, hesitation, discussion, musician, magician, politician, mathematician, leisure and lightning

Input page: Episode 21: CIAN SION & TION Suffixes - YouTube

Lesson 1:  Look up each word in a dictionary. Write out its definition and use it in a sentence. If you need an online dictionary, use this website https://dictionary.cambridge.org/


Lesson 2:  Use the method of look, cover, write, check to practise your spellings. Underline any parts of the word that you are finding tricky.

Lesson 3: Yesterday, you should have underlined any parts of your spelling rules that you found tricky. Practise writing them again but this time write the tricky part in a different colour.


Lesson 4:  Create a word search of your words. See if a family member can find all of them.


Lesson 5: Get a family member to test you on your spellings. How many did you get right? Which ones will you need to keep working on?