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Home learning Thursday 2nd April 2020

Hello Year Six, I hope that you got through yesterday without being the unfortunate victim of any April Fool joke! It is Thursday and here are the activities for your day.



Are you keeping up with Joe Wicks? Do not forget he is leading a P.E. session every morning at nine o’clock. If you fancy something a little more sedate, you could always try this yoga video to get you ready for the learning today:

10 Yoga Poses | Cosmic Kids Yoga Compilation

10 yoga poses for kids. Lots of fun and yoga for children.


For spelling today, we would like you to think about the spelling rules for plural words. Take a look at the following video to help remind you of the rules:

Teaching Spelling Rules for Making Words Plural

Looking for help teaching spelling rules for making words plural, such as why we add S to some words but ES to others? Find answers in this helpful video.

Nessy Spelling Strategy | Plurals -s -es | Learn to Spell

What is a plural? Why do some plurals end in 's' and others in 'es'?

Now you can have a go at the following work:

If you fancy a little extra work on plurals, you can take the plurals quiz found on this link:


Grammar today is a big favourite: determiners!

Have a look at the link below for a quick recap:

Animated Grammar Guides: Determiners

You can also work through the Powerpoint below if you wish:

Decide which of the sheets you would like to work through – remember you can record the answers in your learning books.


Over the week, we have been working on place value and moving on to rounding numbers. Here is another reminder of help with rounding:

Rounding numbers

Rounding to nearest 1, 10, 100, 1000 and to a certain number of decimal places.

Today, you have a choice of activities today to show your understanding.


You can carry out a rounding number investigation. Instructions can be found here:

You could carry out more ‘traditional’ rounding, by filling in the rounding tables you find below. There are three different ones to choose between:

Or you could choose from one of the three colouring sheets below. Colour in the answer and make a pretty pattern! You will need a printer for this activity.

RE – Lent / Easter


Your topic work for today and tomorrow is R.E. and you will be thinking about the question:


Why is Lent an important time in the liturgical year?


Answer this question by making links to what you know about this time of year and its importance. Read up about Lent at the link below:

Use these subheadings to help you:


  • What is Lent?
  • Why is Lent important?
  • Think carefully and make links to your own experiences and understanding of the liturgical year

Scripture looked at in this unit so far:


Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.  All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.” (John 6:35 37 51)

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