Year 6 2019 - 2020

Mrs Hodgkins

Mrs King


Enjoying School at Home - Summer Term

We have started this term a lot different than we could ever have imagined but I want you all to know that you may not be in our classroom but you are definitely in our thoughts and hearts - we miss you lots and lots!  I have added some tasks for you to try whilst at home - please do not worry about it if you are finding it difficult - simple daily tasks are okay - reading, keeping a diary and 4-a-day.  Remember it is more important that you are staying safe, keeping healthy and are having as much fun as is possible - your happiness is important to us.

Please remember if you have any problems or just fancy a chat email:

Week Beginning 6th July 2020

This week I will be adding some fun maths and we will continue with our book study around Roahl Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Family. There will also be some art lessons based around a topic called 'Journeys'.  Remember to try 30 minutes of PE per day and get outside and enjoy the fresh air.



MONDAY 6th JULY: Follow the worksheets below to solve the murder - there are two to try.

TUESDAY 7th JULY: Today, there is another murder to solve - follow the instructions on the worksheet.

WEDNESDAY 8th JULY: Have a look at the PowerPoint below - there are 10 puzzles to try.  See if you can work with someone at home if you need help.  I have included an answer sheet for you to check your answers.


ENGLISH - 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Book Study

There is a PDF copy of the book in the Files to Download, below, this will help you each day.  You can also just enjoy reading it and maybe watch the film if you have access to it.

MONDAY 6th JULY: Read Chapters 22-24 - there is a copy of this in 'Files to Download'. After you have read the chapters answer the questions on the worksheet, also in 'Files to Download'.

TUESDAY 7th JULY: Another invention task!  Today I would like you to invent a type of 'Ooompa Lumpa'.  Mr. Wonka has lots of Oompa Lumpa's helping him around the factory - who would you have helping in your factory?  How would you dress them?  Would they be small or tall?


WEDNESDAY 8th JULY: Today I would like you to use the worksheet below to help you plan to write a biography for Mr. Wonka.  You can use the internet and the book to help you complete it.  Keep it safe as we will use it tomorrow.



MONDAY 6th July: Today you will be investigating the use of symbols in Aboriginal art.  Follow the PowerPoint in 'Files to Download'.  After the PowerPoint, follow the worksheet and try to create some patterns in your workbook.

TUESDAY 7th July: Follow the PowerPoint below, it will help you to produce a piece of Aboriginal Artwork.

WEDNESDAY 8th July: Today, we will be creating a journey picture in a different way.  Follow the PowerPoint to create your picture.


Week beginning 15th June 2020


Every day this week there will be  a new task gathering together your fondest and funniest memories from your time at our school - please try every task and please, please, please send me in your work/ideas.  You can send them to me using the email above or by post or by dropping into the school office on Friday - I will be there. 

Thank you in advance and I really look forward to reading your thoughts.

MONDAY: Today I would like you to write down 3 of your funniest memories form your time at St. John Fisher.  This can be from any year group, from Reception upto and including Year 6.  Have Fun!

TUESDAY: I would like you to think of 3 of your fondest memories today - do you have a favourite trip or activity?  Has there been a day when a friend really made you feel special?  Has any member of staff helped you?

WEDNESDAY: Today, I would like you to collect some photographs - one when you were a baby, one when you were in Reception, Y1 or Y2 and a recent photograph of you doing something that you are really proud of - this could be music, sport, art etc.  Please keep these photos safe - in an envelope or of you possibly can try to email them to me.  

THURSDAY: Could you please have a think about any activities that you have been involved in through school, outside the classroom.  Have you been in any sports teams? Any mucsical activities? Studen council? Etc.  Could you make a list and send it to me or keep the list safe.

FRIDAY: Hi, I have given you a little rest this morning!  I am hoping that you can spend some time today getting together the following:

  • Any funny or fond memories - well done if you have already done this one!
  • Any proud moments that you've had over the years
  • A list of clubs/performances/sports that you have been involved in
  • Photographs: one baby/one age 5-7/one from now - something you are proud of for example: playing football/rugby, musical, family event etc.
  • Do you have a thank you for any of the staff in school? - This can include Mrs Cunliffe or Gill in the kitchen as well as all teachers and teaching assistants. 






I would like you to complete at least 30 minutes of exercise per day and please send me some pictures of you working hard!

You can, obviously, walk, run, bike ride, practise football or gymnastic skills...but I have put together some exercise ideas for you to try...have a look at 'PE IDEAS' in Files to Download.

Have a read of this beautiful poem sent to me by Emily, Charlotte and their family...



For our science lessons we use Tig Tag to watch videos and do practical activities. We now have free access for parents while schools are closed!

Username: Tigtagstudent

Password: schoolsout



The sector-led Oak National Academy have launched its online classroom and resources hub.  There are lots of lessons from reception through to Year 10 - why not try some of the Year 6 lessons.  The Oak National Acamdemy can be accessed here:

The BBC has launched an education pacakge across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers.  BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:


Amazon have set up a link for their FREE audio books.

Try typing this into your search engine:


There are lots of websites to help listed below:


Bitesize spelling

Verbs and Adverbs



Old trusty websites:

  • Vocabulary Here is a website which is full of exciting vocabulary. Click on the different links to find adjectives, adverbs, alternative words for said and many more! There is also a link called 'word classes' this will help you to revise what verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs are.

  • Maths A range of questions for you to test yourself.

  • Maths Telling the time and times tables games.

  • Sentence games. Here are some sentence games to help you to work on those complex sentences!

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.


BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.


A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.


A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!


A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.


A site with links to  old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.


A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.

These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.  View on screen or print off for free.  Best used


Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.


This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.


Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.


A range of English games and activities.


Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.


A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.


Files to Download

Year 6: News items

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Year 6: Gallery items

Jessica's Work, by Mrs Hodgkins

Bobby's Creations, by Mrs Hodgkins

Curtis and his dog!, by Mrs Hodgkins

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Contact the School

St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794