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Year 6 Home Learning

The following Year 6 tasks are designed to be completed in the children's new red home-learning books or as computer documents.  All children can work through their Ninja booklets, spelling booklets and CGP revision books. If your child has forgotten any of their login details, please email our ICT Technician Lynne Tandy on L.TANDY@HERNEJUNIOR.COM.  We are also adding content to DoodleMaths accounts - if you had not taken up this offer before, please email our ICT technician to set up an account at a cost of £5 for six months.

                         Don't forget to keep up the daily reading!


Week beginning 1st June


Monday 1st Tuesday 2nd Wednesday 3rd Thursday 4th Friday 5th

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work


Interpreting charts



Interactive Data Visualization - Towards Data Science


Pie Charts



Dataisbeautiful Pie Chart GIF | Gfycat


Link to BBC challenges

Answers are at the bottom of the page


Maths GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY



Place value and Roman Numerals



Quiz: How well do you know your Roman numerals? - News - The ...





Soccer Math: Rounding provides a fun way for kids to prac...


Today we shall learn how to use a semi-colon accurately.

Link to BBC Bitesize

The activities are at the bottom of the page after the explanation.



How to use semi-colons | Teaching Resources


Click here for the Reading comprehension relating to Queen Victoria.

There are 3 levels of difficulty available, starting with the easiest level.



Queen Victoria | The Royal Family -



This week we will be creating a Guide to Herne Junior School for our future year 3 pupils.  This guide will be used to complete our ICT unit of work at a later point.

Here is the Flipchart to introduce the unit.

Here is the Planning sheet which will help you to organise your ideas.

Here is a Planning and guide example from previous years.

Here is the example of the Year 3 guide we have used within the flipchart.


Now, using your plan from yesterday, create your guide. You will have two days to complete this.

Here is a Flipchart to introduce the writing.  Remember to look back at the examples if you need any support.

Please email this work to your teacher or add it to j2e so that we can congratulate you for your hard work.  

EXTENSION: You could orally present your work in a video for our new year 3 pupils.


Excited School GIF - Excited School Animated - Discover & Share GIFs


Today you will learn how to be responsible with sharing images through social media.

Here is a copy of the flipchart which introduces this idea. 

There are several points to think about throughout and a copy of the teaching plan is available here if needed. 

Here is a sheet which has some questions to respond to.


Continuing with our theme of Living Things, today we will look at classifying these into five groups.

Here is the flipchart introducing this theme.  

On page 8 there are photos for you to try to classify in to the correct groups using this sheet to help you.

Taxonomy - Current systems of classification | Britannica


We will start our transition unit of work this week, which will help you prepare for starting senior school.  You may want to discuss this with a parent or guardian at home as it is helpful to talk about these changes.  If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact your class teacher.

Here is the Flipchart to introduce this theme.

Here are the resources you will need, including the answers.


You may wish to purchase some watercolour pencils to help you complete this unit of work, but it is not essential and regular colouring pencils could be used instead.

Here is a copy of the flipchart to introduce our theme of the Victorian designer, William Morris.

2020 Square Wall Calendar - William Morris - Pomegranate: Amazon ...


Today, have a go at creating your own map for a favourite local walk.  Think carefully about which symbols you may use so that anyone can use your map and avoid getting lost.

Here is a flipchart to introduce this theme.

Map What GIF - Map What Where - Discover & Share GIFs


Week beginning 8th June (under constructions)

Monday 8th Tuesday 9th Wednesday 10th Thursday 11th Friday 12th

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work

Morning Work


Factors, primes and squared numbers





Fractions of shapes





Let's have a go at some maths challenges here (the answers are at the bottom of the page).

George describes his number as in the five times table, less than eighty and equals 9 when the digits are added together.


Angles and lines




Converting measures




This week we shall start reading our new book Wild Boy (by Rob Lloyd Jones) and discovering more about Victorian Circuses.

Today we would like you to read the first chapter of the book and answer the questions on the sheet.

Here is the Flipchart with the Prologue.

Here is the question sheet.

Wild Boy (Wild Boy 1): Rob Lloyd Jones: Books


We will now start researching all about the Victorian Circuses, ready to create your own report or fact sheet about them through this week.

Here is a flipchart introducing your research.

Video of Victorian Circuses.

Further research information is available here.


V&A · The Story Of Circus



Over these next few days, your task will be to present your research in any form you would like.  You may wish to make a documentary video, a Powerpoint or present your information in's up to you!

All we ask is that you ensure you upload it by Friday on to j2e please so that we can read all of your wonderful ideas.  


Victorian Flea Circus: A GIF | Gfycat


Hugh Jackman offers a promising update on The Greatest Showman ...

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We shall start our music appreciation unit this week by listening to a Victorian composer and analysing their use of musical elements.

Here is the flipchart to introduce this task.

Here is the link to the music we will be analysing today.

Here is a sheet to record your analysis.

Music Staff GIFs - Get the best GIF on GIPHY


In this session we shall discover all about Being Awesome!

Here is a flipchart to support your learning (NB you  need to answer the questions on pages 2, 3, 4 and 5 today).

Here is a video which introduces "Be Awesome Go Big."

And here is a clip all about "Dealing with Change."

3 Reasons YOU should vote in the Students' Union elections… with ...


In today's session, we will be looking at "Unlocking your mind" and the importance of having a positive attitude.

Here is the flipchart to introduce this lesson.  There are links on pages 4 and 22 to videos.

You will need to respond to this lesson by answering the questions on pages 6, 7 and 8 today.

Mindset in the Classroom: A National Study of K-12 Teachers ...


Now is your chance to present some of your hard work.  Within j2e there is a program in j2office called Present, which is very similar to Powerpoint.  You can use either program to present your work from either the Year 3 Guide or the Victorian Circus research you have conducted this week.


How to work with GIFs in PowerPoint | Present Better


Today we shall learn the French words for common town buildings.

Here is the Flipchart to introduce this lesson.

Here is the sheet to complete.



Paris France GIFs | Tenor






Take a look at what James has been doing in his garden. 



Thanks to Fynn for this excellent magic trick :-)


Other Helpful Resources and links to answers 

Old Weekly Timetables

Week Commencing 23rd March

Week Commencing 30th March 

Week Commencing 20th April 

Week Commencing 27th April 

Week Commencing 4th May

Week Commencing 11th May

Week Commencing 18th May

Easter Activities

Click here to have a go at Mrs Hepworth's Mindfulness and Relaxation Bingo.

Create a Comic Strip of the Easter Story using this template.

Have a go at decorating your very own Easter Egg using these examples as inspiration.

Try a task from this Easter Holiday activity pack.

Create your own Easter Egg hunt around your home


Gareth Metcalfe (Mrs Tigwell's maths hero) is completing daily maths videos - link here

Carol Vorderman is producing live videos too - link here

The NRICH website has many excelent resources and games

11+ maths/Greater Depth activities from Seneca

 Booklets sent home

Ninja SPAG (with answers)

SPAG spotter (with answers)

Maths SATs revision (with answers)

Home-Learning  Pack  Booklet (and answers)


If you do not have access to a reading book, take the opportunity to sign up to this amazing library resource for ebooks 

Or try  Audible who have added many free titles to their collection

David Walliams is reading out some f his much loved books for the nation - link here




Yoga - there are other free videos to access through Youtube.

Pinterest - search for Zentangles or other art projects; they are an excellent way to relax.

Meditation for children 


Joe Wicks is making daily live videos at 9am to keep children fit and healthy whilst in isolation.  Link to his YouTube page here

gym running GIF by joeyahlbum

Follow the Hampshire School Games Organisers who has set up daily challenges for the children to participate in.

Twitter: @HampshireSGO

Facebook: @HampshireSGO or search Hampshire SGO's

Recommended APPS & websites

Your child has a free account for this site; it  has many games, videos and exercises to work through.

Doodlemaths website or APP (see school newsletter for details).  We will add content to the APP as extras, and monitor pupil progress through this.

BBC Revisewise is an extensive website, featuring all subject areas.



Try these STEM activities

Join Jamie Oliver in cooking up a storm - yum, yum! Link here (Kitchen buddies is great for children)

Contacting year 6 teachers

Just2easy (your child was shown how to login to this site in year 5) is an online program whereby pupils can upload their work in their own folder and share with their teacher, as well as create their own projects using their drawing and writing activities.


Whilst we further investigate platforms for sharing pupils' work, we'd like to open up out teacher emails.  This is an optional way that parents can send over examples of the work that their child has completed over the week.  Please use the emails no more than once a week, but we would love to see what our classes have been working on and we hope this will motivate learners also.  The children are welcome to put in their own message, however we ask that the email comes from the parent for safeguarding reasons.  Any shared work may be added to our Home Learning Gallery (click here for examples that have been uploaded already)