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Lexden Primary School

Community, Courage, Curiosity and Commitment

Year 6

Week beginning 8th June

Well done for all your hard work last week, we look forward to reading all your exciting stories at the end of the week.

Every week, by 9am on a Monday, the learning for the week will be uploaded. As before, there will be 5 pieces or English, Maths and Topic work. 

Homework will continue to be set weekly on My Maths and Spelling Shed. 

Well done to those of you who are doing some work each day. We would love to see more of you completing the work we set and sending us emails to show us what you have done.  

We would love to hear from you so if you need us for anything or have any questions, or just want to let us know what you have been up to,  contact us on our class email is

Keep safe, Mrs Emson-Sewell, Mrs Patterson and the Year 6 Team

Lenny's Joke of The Day

Joshua's Riddle of the Day


This week we are continuing our English Unit. Doors-A World of Possibility

Monday You will be exploring the position of adverbs. We would like you to complete activity 7c

Tuesday You will be writing a descriptive piece to support your story writing. Use the tool grid to help you structure your writing. We would like you to complete activity 8.

Wednesday You will be thinking about portal story ideas. Brainstorm all the ideas you can think of and choose the one you like the best at the end of the session. Use the planning example in Session 9 to help you. We would like you to complete activity 9.

Thursday & Friday Spend a couple of days writing your story and thinking of the best way to present it. Don’t forget to email us your finished stories so we can read them.

Maths -Week 7

Watch these video tutorials to help you complete each lessons worksheet. Remember to use the answer sheets to check how you are getting on. Any questions just email

Monday-Lesson 1
Finding a Rule
Tuesday-Lesson 2
Forming Expressions
Wednesday-Lesson 3
Thursday-Lesson 4
Solve one-step equations

Friday-Lesson 5 

Challenge lesson-the most suitable questions for Year 6 are question 1 to 6. 

 Lesson 1 - Find a rule - two step 2019.pdfDownload
 Lesson 2 - Forming expressions 2019.pdfDownload
 Lesson 3 - Substitution 2019.pdfDownload
 Lesson 4 - Solve simple one-step equations 2019.pdfDownload
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Topic lessons

PSHE-In this lesson, the Prime Minister has contracted COVID-19 through shaking hands during his official work and you must step up as his Deputy Prime Minister!

PE-You can revisit previous sessions with Joe Wicks here

Science-In this lesson, you will learn what the fossil record has taught us about the history of organisms that have existed on our planet. You will learn what a geologist is and what they can tell us about the organisms that have lived during each geological era of time. For this lesson you will need a piece of paper, a pencil and a ruler.

Spanish-In this lesson, you will recap the alphabet and numbers from last week, then we are going to learn how to greet people and introduce ourselves in Spanish! You will learn how to say your name and age in Spanish. For this lesson, you just need your brain and your voice! But you might want a pen and paper handy in case you want to write anything down.

Music-In this lesson you will learn about harmony and then learn a new song written by an A-level Music student.

Free fun ideas

Here is a great link where children can listen to a free audio story each day from The World's Worst Children 2!  Click on the link below:

While you are unable to to go out, why not take advantage of some of these Free Virtual Tours of World Museums, Educational Sites and Galleries.  

Click on the link below:

Additional work-Spellings

Work through all these spellings in your own time. Practise spelling the words you don't know, as well as the ones you do. Make sure you understand the meaning of all words on the list. When we set you writing tasks how many of these words can you include? Don't forget you can also log on to Spelling Shed to practise your spellings.

Shout outs! Let us know what you have been up to, or send us a picture and we can post it on here

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Are you interested in learning Sign Language?

Go onto the link and look out for two signed stories  (Dear Zoo and Bear Hunt) and the song 'Shotgun' for signing choir and any others who might be interested.

Two more songs will be uploaded later this week...

Free music resources!

Fancy learning some new songs and taking part in some music activities?  Click on the link below for free fun resources:

PE lessons

Find Joe Wicks PE lessons on youtube, or get outside on your bike, have a run, play football or put some great music on and dance!!

Maths vocabulary