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Year 6 Summer Term w/c 27.4.20

Weekly Update Monday 27th April 2020


Dear All, 

Thank you all so much for sharing all the work you have been doing and in particular the wonderful river poems; we have set up a Poet’s Corner on the website to share a selection of these. There is also a new slideshow of your photos from the week. We truly appreciate the time taken to communicate with us and keep in touch.


Work for week commencing 27th April

  • My Maths Tasks (available via login)
  • Geography & History: An Enquiry Study of the River Nile (Website link plus Video link helps to explain this task available in email sent)
  • English: Reading Comprehension (Website below).
  • PSHE Task (Website below)
  • Discovery Geography (Website link below )

Please remember there is no expectation to complete all of the weekly block of work; we have tried to allow some choice. Our daily recommendation remains the same as below.


Daily Recommendation



From the weekly work


Self-chosen tasks

Half an hour daily

45-60 minutes daily

60 minutes daily to include some recording/writing

60 minutes+ daily

As needed from previously sent links or own learning.


BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

If you haven’t tried these yet we would recommend looking at the English and Maths to consolidate key basic skills in the Year 6 curriculum. The Ancient Egyptian History may also be helpful for The River Nile study.


There is also a read aloud story just to enjoy available via the link in your email.


Our very best wishes to you all. Please don’t hesitate to email us if you have something to share, questions, concerns or simply to keep us updated. – we miss you all and it helps to stay in touch.


With best wishes

The Year 6 Team

Reading Comprehension

Discovery Education 30 Day Quiz:

Make Your World Bigger


Now more than ever, we need to open up the world to children who are indoors due to school closures and extend their learning in lockdown. From exploring natural world wonders to discovering new technologies, this ‘Make Your World Bigger’ video quiz will take children on an incredible journey across the globe. Use the following link to access this wonderful resource and explore our amazing world from the comfort of your own home.

Username: student15737

Password: apple1

Discovery Education Quiz Sheet