Monthly Archives: July 2020

Year 6 Homework w/b 13.07.20


Ready for Secondary School..?

Activity 1

Take some time to identify Star qualities about yourself. Use this exercise to focus on the things that you have been successful at, your strengths, talents and interests. Write these down within a star and display somewhere in your home.

Take some time to identify Star qualities about yourself. Use this exercise to focus on the things that you have been successful at, your strengths, talents and interests. Write these down within a star and display somewhere in your home.

Activity 2

Using the 3 headings below, make a list of the things that you are excited about, not sure and the things that make you nervous about going to secondary school.

Leave you comments underneath this week’s P4C page, so we can share and discuss your thoughts and concerns.

English task

Task 1 – Grammar

Complete the tasks on BBC Bitesize to practicing using relative clauses.

Task 2 – Writing task

You’re going to write a poem this week. It is up to you what your poem is about and what it looks like! Click on the link below for examples of poems that might inspire!

Task 3 – Writing

Maths task

This week, you will be calculating the area and perimeter of different shapes! Watch the video for a tutorial and complete the tasks below.

Task 1

Task 2

Have a go at completing this week’s maths challenges from BBC Bitesize.

Spelling task

Common misconception words

  1. Muscle
  2. Necessary
  3. Neighbour
  4. Nuisance
  5. Occupy
  6. Occur
  7. Opportunity
  8. Parliament
  9. Persuade
  10. physical

P4C Task w/b 13.07.2020

It is the last week of school and the last week as a Thomas Buxton Pupil! πŸ™

But as one chapter closes, another opens and you will soon be starting at your new secondary schools.

Is change a good or a bad thing?

What are the things that you are unsure, excited or nervous about secondary school. Leave your comments below.

Y6 Virtual Shirt Signing

Dear Y6 Parents and Carers,

We are excited to announce that we have a virtual β€˜shirt-signing’ link on the school website. Each pupil will be able to log in and leave messages for the other Y6 children which will then be downloaded and handed out during the Y6 Leavers’ Ceremony.

Your child should follow the steps below and write a nice message for each of the other Y6 children and in return they should receive around 57 back which they can keep forever. Teachers will moderate and approve comments to ensure that they are kind and appropriate but please supervise your child as they write their messages.

Steps to follow

  1. Click on this link:
  2. Enter your child’s code in the box (see below for your unique code).
  3. Click on each class and start typing a message for each Y6 pupil.
  4. Teachers will check each comment and approve each one.
  5. Teachers will print off your comments for you and hand them out at the Y6 Leavers’ Ceremony

Your child’s code has been emailed to you privately

Please let us know if there are any issues.

Kind regards,

The Y6 Team

Year 6 Homework w/c 06.07.20

Next week (16.07.20) is the Year 6 Leaver’s event! Don’t forget to RSVP by emailing

We want to hear your thoughts! Please complete this short survey which will ask you about your future aspirations and what you would like to do.

World of Work

Last week, we set the task to draw your dream job and what you would do to achieve it. This was in preparation for a webinar hosted by Primary Futures taking place tomorrow.

On Wednesday at 1pm – 1.45pm, there will be a webinar (online workshop) that we would like you all to join. You do not need a webcam, but you will need a tablet or computer to access the webinar. Parents and carers are encouraged to join and complete the activity after the webinar.

You will need to register for the webinar at least 15 minutes before it starts.

After the webinar

English task

Task 1- Grammar

Complete the tasks on BBC Bitesize to practice using semicolons.

Task 2 – Reading

This week’s comprehension is all about Sharks! Click the link below for the text and answer the questions below.

1. Name two species of shark.

2. What is a group of sharks called? Choose one.

  • a pod 
  • a lesson 
  • a school 
  • a swarm

3. Fill in the missing words. 

Sharks can be found in all of the earth’s five oceans: The , Pacific, Indian, ______________ and Southern.

4. Where would you most likely find polar sharks and why? Explain your answer fully.

5. What word is used to describe sharks? Choose one.

  • herbivore 
  • carnivore 
  • omnivore 
  • vegetarian 

6. Which of a shark’s senses is the strongest? Choose one.

  • sight 
  • hearing 
  • smell
  • taste

7. From what distance can sharks hear fish moving? Choose one

  • 500 metres 
  • 300 metres 
  • 400 metres 
  • 50 metres

8. Toby says, β€˜Sharks are one of the biggest threats to humans.’  Do you agree? Explain your answer.

Task 3 – Writing task

To create a non-chronological report/factfile about different jobs that you have found out about over the past 2 weeks! You can research careers and add them to your report!

  • Use the comprehension as an example for how to layout a non-chronological report.
  • Use the checklist below to include all the features into your text.

Looking forward to seeing your reports!

Maths task

Task 1

Find percentages of amounts with BBC Bitesize!

Task 2

Can you design a budget for your home?

Read through the powerpoint and complete the activity sheet below.

Task 3

Need a challenge? Click here!

Science task

This week’s activity is all about teeth!

Activity 1

Using a mirror, look in your mouth. Draw and label a picture of your teeth.

Know Your Teeth – The 4 Types of Human Teeth – North Central Dental
  • How many different types of teeth are there?
  • Can you name the different types?
  • Where are your grinding teeth (molars)?
  • Sheep eat lots of grass, which they grind with their molars.
  • These molars keep growing throughout a sheep’s life. Why do you think that is?

Activity 2

Look at the mouth of a tiger. Draw and label the tiger’s teeth.

  • Look at the tiger’s teeth. Give two ways that they are different from your teeth.
  • Why do you think a tiger has different teeth from those a human has?

Activity 3

Draw the teeth of 2 different animals. Label the types of teeth they have. Explain why their teeth are shaped based on their diet.

Spelling task

Common misconception words 

  1. Natural
  2. Naughty
  3. Notice
  4. Occasionally
  5. Often
  6. Opposite
  7. Ordinary
  8. Particular
  9. Peculiar
  10. Perhaps

P4C task – 6th July

Soon, you will be leaving Thomas Buxton to start a new journey at your secondary school. You will meet new people and teachers.

How important are first impressions?
Why would you want to make a good impression?