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11th January 2021 Monday

English: Reading - Zoom Input at 9:30am

Monday morning is reading time. Today we will be focusing on one of the key reading skills: Fact Retrieval.

There is a choice of texts today:

  • EXE is the text for those of you wanted to try age-related questions.
  • GDS is the text for those of you wanting to challenge yourselves by trying greater depth questions.

Choose your text below and please read the text very carefully.

Now have a go at answering the questions below.

Once you have answered all of the questions, use the document below to mark your work.


Spelling lists for Group One and Two for Tuesday 4th January - Friday 15th January 2021 can be found on the class page under Spelling.

Unit 7 The Sh sound spelt si or ssi

Task: Please complete the Four in a Row activity on page 34. Ask a family member to test you on words from Dots and Dashes and / or Word Changers.


Maths: Zoom input at 11:00am

Today we will be continuing to learn about translations.


What does it mean to translate a shape?

In geometry translation means moving a shape into a different position, without changing it in any way. The shape stays the same size but slides into a new position.

Remember when describing how a shape has been translated we say how many units up / down then left or right.


A few questions for you to try:

You can watch this video to support you with your maths today. This will be especially useful if you are unable to attend the live input.


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Task: Complete the activity below. Try to complete as many questions as you can. 

Now you have finished, you can check your answers and mark your own work using the answer sheet below.



Today we are starting our new topic: Electricity.

What is electricity? Record your ideas and then watch the video below.


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Look through today's slides about Changing Circuits.

Task: On worksheet 1B, children to draw a series circuit and a parallel circuit using the words provided to label their pictures. Then answer the questions about series and parallel circuits. 

Challenge: complete the electricity glossary on worksheet 1C


Google Classroom

This week, we will be setting some tasks via Google Classroom. We will put the links here on the website so you know when they are and how to access them. Please email Mr English if you have misplaced your username and password.


Holes - Jamboard

We have created a Jamboard for you to record your thoughts about 'Holes' - it will be interesting to revisit this as we read it over the next half term. You can find it at on our Google Classroom - link below.

Google Classroom: Year Six