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Tuesday 12th May

Welcome to Tuesday's home learning page Year 6. I hope you’re looking forward to getting stuck into your home learning activities today!

Pig Heart Boy (By Malorie Blackman)

Today your task is to read the next chapter of our class reader, Pig Heart Boy. This is a longer chapter so please read it carefully - lots happens!

Please read chapter 4 which you will find below. Enjoy!

Class Reader Pig Heart Boy Chapter 4

Maths: Tuesday Arithmetic

Here are 10 arithmetic questions for our maths today. Remember that these are just like the 4 questions we do usually do every day in class (except there is 10 of them!)

You should be able to get on with these independently. Answer these questions in your workbook.


If you really cannot do one, move on to the next one and come back to it later. Remember to check your working out carefully to avoid silly mistakes.


  1.  5 × 4 × 10 =
  2. 7,064 − 502 =
  3. 62 + 10 =
  4. 5,400 ÷ 9 =
  5. 3,050,020 = 3,000,000 +  ?  + 20  (what is the value of the ?)
  6. 5/7 + 3/21 =
  7. 7 8 5 × 2 3
  8. 99% of 200 =
  9. 1/4 ÷ 2 =
  10. 8827 ÷ 97


Now that you have completed the 10 questions, mark your answers using the document below.

Tuesday Maths ANSWERS


Today, we will be looking at one of our favourite punctuation marks: the much misunderstood semi-colon.


Watch the video below and work through the quiz on the BBC Bitesize site before tackling the worksheet below; remember, you do not have to print it out, you can copy out the sentences.

How to use a semicolon - Emma Bryce

Give Your Parents a Break Week


We hope you are enjoying the activities in the afternoon so far. Click on the link below to take you to the suggestions:

This day in history: 1967


Jimi Hendrix releases his influential debut album 'Are You Experienced?' In 2005, it was one of 50 recordings chosen by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry, which selects recordings annually that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze (Live at the Atlanta Pop Festival)

Jimi Hendrix - The Wind Cries Mary(live in Stockholm 1967)

Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe (Live)

Jimi Hendrix Experience band Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell German TV show 1967

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