Year 5 & 6

Week beginning 23rd March

Home Learning Letter click here.

Please record work in the book provided.



Daily Reading

Set aside time for your child to read for at least 20 minutes each day.

Set aside time to read a story or to discuss books with your child each day.


5 reading comprehensions have been sent home. Encourage your child to underline the answer in the text before writing it the space



Year 5

Sent home with the children are 5 Maths Family learning sheets.

Use a double page spread in your books for each of the challenges.

Spend at least 20 minutes a day, on quick fire maths: learning tables, key facts etc – My Maths

Year 6

The children in year 6 have access to My Maths- all have logins that they use regularly in their reading record books.

10 minutes a day SAT books- to complete one a day

SATs question book to work their way through.


BBC revise wise has some great ideas


Music Task: To research and produce a short presentation of your favourite artist/ band
  • Background info e.g. date of birth, where they grew up etc.
  • Best songs/ hits – chart positions (include sound clips if possible)
  • Info on all their albums, including CD artwork and track listings
  • Concerts/ festivals/ tours that they have performed in
  • TV appearances – what shows have they performed on?
  • Influences that inspired this artist e.g. Dr Dre for Eminem
  • Trivia – unusual info that not many people know
  • …plus much more

Learning Journey: Research a Country of your choice

Label the map with:

  • 5 oceans
  • 7 continents
  • UK
  • Exmouth
  • 5 European countries and their capital cities
  • Draw in the Equator, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn

Research the country:

  • Use the internet to research
  • Watch a program or documentary

Make notes on what you find

  • Think about:
  • The geographical features
  • The climate / weather
  • Animals and wildlife
  • Traditions
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Traditional Foods

Write a draft report on your country;

Your piece should have an

An introduction

At least 5 paragraphs

A summary / ending