Year 6 2019 - 2020

Mr Edwards

Miss Mans

IMPORTANT: Home learning during school closure


Timetable for week commencing 6th July:

This is a suggested timetable for the children to follow, similar to a typical school day. There are five maths and literacy lessons to follow during the five days of the week, as well as a topic task. They should aim to complete one Purple Mash ToDo each day.

9:00 – 9:30

Start of day activity

9:30 – 10:30


11:00 – 12:00


1:00 – 3:00


Times Table Rockstars




Complete two pages from the learning activity booklet

Monday - p. 41/2

Tuesday - p. 43/4

Wednesday - p. 45/6

Thursday - p. 47/8

Friday - p. 49/50



Children are asked to complete 4 pages a day of this learning activity booklet.

Monday - p. 1 - 4

Tuesday - p. 5 - 8

Wednesday - p. 9 - 12

Thursday - p. 13 - 16

Friday - p. 17 - 20

If you have completed these, you can continue to complete pages from your home learning revision books or an activity on Rising Stars Online.


Children are asked to complete 4 pages a day of this learning activity booklet.

Monday - p. 21 - 24

Tuesday - p. 25 - 28

Wednesday - p. 29 - 32

Thursday - p. 33 - 36

Friday - p. 37 - 40

You should aim to complete one Purple Mash task each day.

As well as this, I would like you to complete some of the activities below.



Further learning to be completed when you have finished your weekly learning:



Art - Optical illusions

PSHE - Do you want to be a hero?

Music - identifying pulse and rhythm

Literacy - Your Country Needs You!

Science - Animal Kingdoms

Science - Human Impact


School Closure - March 2020

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the school has had to close. However, this does not mean the children’s learning needs to stop. Below is a list of what the children should be doing during their time at home.

Purple Mash

This will be the main access to learning from home. Children will be set ToDo tasks that they can complete. This includes Coding, which the children have been working through this term. Children can also upload their learning to a class display board for the teacher to view. Children should check daily for new activities or any updates.


Children should continue to read daily. Keep a log of what your child has read. This can be more than just their reading book, it can be magazines, the news, other reading books at home. Try to use My Book Blog daily.


You have been set an Enterprise project to complete whilst school is closed.

Year 6 revision

Please complete one page of the Maths, Reading and SPAG revision books.

Year 6 children will be able to access Rising Stars – Achieve SATs Success online. This will enable children to revise and practice for their SATS tests.

You have also been provided with a pack to complete. Please complete two pages daily.



As well as this, we recommend the following websites to help keep your child’s learning moving forward:


The Oak Academy

BBC Bitesize

White Rose Hub This is the scheme that we primarily use for maths. They will be adding resources free next week.

Rising stars

Topmarks Spellingframe

TT Rockstars  ttps://

Purple Mash

My Book Blog

Rising Stars

Home learning pack

Enterprise project

Year 5 and 6 spelling list


Please regularly check the class page and Puple Mash for any updates. Stay safe, keep your distance from others and thoroughly wash your hands as shown by the school nurse.

Mr Edwards


Welcome to year 6!

Welcome to a new and exciting school year for the Year 6 students - their final year at St. Ambrose.

We've got lots of enjoyable learning to do this year. This page will be updated throughout the year with key information as well as celebrating the learning and achievements of your child's journey in year 6.


Important Dates


Meet the Teachers Meeting

Please find the powerpoint from September's Meet the Teacher presentation.


SATs Meeting

Please find the powerpoint from the SATs meeting.


In Year 6 you are expected to know all the spellings for Key Stage 2 (Y3-6). These can be found below.

Year 3 and 4 word list

Year 5 and 6 word list

Weekly spellings will be sent home every Thursday and will be tested the following Tuesday. Please practise daily with your child.


Share in Our Learning

Please find the Share in our Learning letter for Spring 1



Here are some websites that will be useful for your child throughout their learning each half term.



Here are some texts that will be linked to our topics this year:

  • Beowulf, Kensuke's Kingdom and Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo
  • 'Wonder' by R J Palacio
  • The Highway man by Alfred Noyes
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Draywalt

More recommended books for year 6 age can be found at 

Files to Download

Year 6: News items

Newsletter 09/07/2020, by Mrs Maguire

Newsletter 02/07/2020, by Mrs Maguire

Newsletter 25/06/2020, by Mrs Maguire

Year 6: Gallery items

Lego workshop!, by Mrs Smith

Year 6: Calendar items

Inset Day, by St Ambrose RC Primary School

Inset Day, by St Ambrose RC Primary School

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