Home Learning UKS2

Week beginning 19th October 2020


In addition to the weekly tasks set out on this webpage, each pupil has access to Century, using their personal login. Using this website, they are able to access content to support their learning in Maths, English and Science, along with any assignments which may have been set by your teacher. Century can be accessed using the following link:



The following file contains all of the text and activities needed to engage with this week’s learning:

Monday – Read the text from session 1 of the powerpoint and complete a zones of relevance activity based on the character of ‘the explorer’.

Tuesday –

Links for the chapters of reading:

Diary feature interactive activity:

Read through session 2 of the powerpoint carrying out the activities. Use the checklist sheet to evaluate the two diary entries.

Wednesday – Read the text in Session 3 of the powerpoint and complete the activities about Fred’s feelings on his first flight.

Thursday – Read the information on session 4, then write a diary entry for Fred after the events of his first flight.

Friday – Read the final chapters of the book in the powerpoint presentation, then complete a book review to complete the unit of work.

Year 5 mathematics

Monday: Recap Interpret charts

Video: https://vimeo.com/462717846

Tuesday: Comparison, sum and difference

Video: https://vimeo.com/462718768

Wednesday: Recap Introduce line graphs

Video: https://vimeo.com/464199475

Thursday: Read and interpret line graphs


Friday: Draw line graphs

Video: https://vimeo.com/464197707

Year 6 Mathematics

Monday: Long division (2)

Video: https://vimeo.com/463003643

Tuesday: Long division (3)

Video: https://vimeo.com/463003911

Wednesday: Long division (4)

Video: https://vimeo.com/464216730

Thursday: Recap Factors

Video: https://vimeo.com/464220956

Friday: Common factors

Video: https://vimeo.com/464241360


This week, we will be looking at the threats to the rainforests around the world. Please complete the lesson below:


Then complete some independent research on the threats that the world’s rainforest biomes face. You can use your knowledge organiser to help you.


Your task this week is to look in to the role of a Catholic Priest, thinking about what a priest does for the people in his parish and beyond. You will also need to think about what kind of personal qualities a priest should have. You can use this webpage to find some useful information about this:


Now your task is to create a job advert for the role of a Catholic priest, using the following template. Remember to use the ideas that you found in the webpage to help you dig deep in to this important vocation:


Complete this Joe Wicks reunion workout to keep your fitness levels up! You will need to forward the video to 4 minutes in, for the workout to start!:

Week Beginning 12th October 2020

English – Newspapers

Lesson 1 – Grammar – Relative Clauses: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-relative-clauses-6xjp4c

Lesson 2 – Grammar – Relative Clauses (2):


Lesson 3 – Grammar – Relative Clauses (3):

Complete the worksheet on relative clauses in newspaper reports

Lesson 4 – Grammar – Direct and Reported Speech:


Lesson 5

After carrying out learning about relative clauses and writing direct and reported speech, edit your newspaper from last week to include examples of these. Use the template below to write up your newspaper about the Californian wild fires, adding a picture and making sure you have all of the features mentioned.

Y5 Mathematics

 Monday: Subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)

Video: https://vimeo.com/461352146

Tuesday: Round to estimate and approximate

Video: https://vimeo.com/461352146

Wednesday: Inverse operations (addition and subtraction)

Video: https://vimeo.com/461352921

Thursday: Multi-step addition and subtraction problems

Video: https://vimeo.com/461416883

Y6 Mathematics

Monday: Recap Divide 4-digits by 1-digit 

Video: https://vimeo.com/461397189

Tuesday: Recap Divide with remainders

Video: https://vimeo.com/461397662

Wednesday: Short division

Video: https://vimeo.com/461398248

Thursday: Division using factors

Video: https://vimeo.com/461398665

Friday: Long division (1)

Video: https://vimeo.com/461800078


In class, we have been looking at how plants and animals are adapted to a rainforest biome. Follow the lessons below to learn more about adaptations in warm environments. Can you research how plants are adapted to living in a rainforest biome? 

Lesson 1: What is an adaptation? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-an-adaptation-cmw6ct

Lesson2: How are organisms adapted to a hot environment?  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-hot-environments-c8vk0c

Week Beginning 5th October 2020


  • Work through the activities on the file above, reading the chapter of text and then working through the tasks based on newspaper artlicles.
  • Carry out research about the wildfires that are happening in America at the moment, especially in the state of California. Make sure you find out all the information you need to write your own newspaper article about it.
  • Finally – Let’s write! Remember to include all the features of a newspaper article that you learnt about from the powerpoint including:
  • A catchy headline to grab your readers’ attention
  • A clear opening paragraph containing all the key basic information (the 5 Ws)
  • Further paragraphs containing more detailed information
  • A quote from a reliable source eg an eye witness, resident or one of the fire fighters

Year 5 Mathematics

Monday : Recap Add two 4-digit numbers – one exchange

Video: https://vimeo.com/458470714

Tuesday: Recap Add two 4-digit numbers – more than one exchange

Video: https://vimeo.com/458471350

Wednesday: Add whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)

Video: https://vimeo.com/458471908

Thursday: Recap Subtract two 4-digit numbers – one exchange

Video: https://vimeo.com/459320389

Friday: Recap Subtract two 4-digit numbers – more than one exchange

Video: https://vimeo.com/459399023

Year 6 Mathematics

Monday: Recap Multiply 4-digits by 1-digit

Video: https://vimeo.com/458470803

Tuesday: Recap Multiply 2-digits (area model)

Video: https://vimeo.com/458471421

Wednesday – Recap Multiply 2-digits by 2-digits

Video: https://vimeo.com/458472014

Thursday: Recap Multiply 3-digits by 2-digits

Video: https://vimeo.com/458926200

Friday: Multiply up to a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number

Video:  https://vimeo.com/458926418 


This week, we would like you to spend time thinking of someone that you would consider to be inspirational. This could be someone that is known to you personally, a relative or friend; or it can be someone who is well known, a celebrity or a person from history.

Spend time researching their life and thinking about what qualities they have shown and how these qualities have shaped their lives. Record your knowledge by creating a fact file about this individual’s life, a powerpoint, a piece of writing or a poem, even a poster. Make sure that you explain clearly why you consider them to be inspirational.


Week beginning 28th September 2020

Year 5 and 6 Mathematics

For all Mathematics tasks, please complete the sessions from last week as we are still working on these in class.

English – The Explorer

As we continue to read the text we are exploring the main characters that we have met so far. Read the extracts of the text below and highlight the sections which describe our characters. As we start to think about them all in more detail, write a short paragraph about each person thinking about their qualities and characteristics.

RE – Ourselves

We have been thinking lots about who we are and what makes us special and unique. Using your knowledge organiser and the ‘Footprints’ reading, write your own prayer thanking God for a time where you felt his support and strength.

Topic – Geography – Rainforests

This week we are looking at the water cycle within the rainforest. To help you to see and understand this for yourself, have a go at making your own ‘Rainforest in a jar’ using the instructions below. Research ‘The Water Cycle’ using the internet and see if you can describe what is happening in your jar over time.

Anti-Bullying week

Follow the link to watch The Big Anti-Bullying Assembly 2020


Healthy Eating week

This week we will be looking at ways to stay healthy and eat well. Have a go at solving the mystery of the brilliant breakfast in the link below.

Week beginning 21st September 2020

Year 5 Mathematics

Monday: Compare and order numbers to 1,000,000

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456943152

Tuesday: Round numbers to one million

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456943660

Wednesday: Negative numbers

Video link: https://vimeo.com/457420739

Thursday: Roman numerals

Video link: https://vimeo.com/457420876

Year 6 Mathematics

Monday: Add whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456839553

Tuesday: Recap Subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)

Video link:https://vimeo.com/456839795

Wednesday: Recap Inverse operations (addition and subtraction)

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456840063

Thursday: Recap Multi-step addition and subtraction problems

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456840256

Friday: Add and subtract integers

Video link: https://vimeo.com/456840497



Please read the following extract from ‘The Explorer’ and answer the questions.


Based on what you have read, your task is to write a descriptive paragraph as Fred, describing the first moments as you emerge from the plane and see the wreckage. Use the writing template below to produce your final piece.


Oak National Topic Biomes, Lesson 3 ‘What affects an ecosystem?’


Week Beginning 14th September 2020

Year 5 Mathematics

Monday: Numbers to 100,000

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454735781

Tuesday: Compare and Order Numbers up to 100,000

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454736010

Wednesday: Round numbers within 100,000

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454736332

Thursday: Numbers to a million

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454736610

Friday: Counting in 10s, 100s, 1000s

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454736934

Year 6 Mathematics

Monday: Compare and Order Numbers

Video Link – https://vimeo.com/453593456

Tuesday: Round Numbers to 10, 100 and 1000

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454666928

Wednesday: Round Any Number

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454667122

Thursday: Negative Numbers Activity

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454667428

There is no activity sheet to accompany this video

Friday: Negative Numbers

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/454667567


Complete the sentence level lessons 1 – 3 on compound and complex sentences at the link below:




Work through lessons 1 and 2 of the Oak National Academy lessons on Biomes:


Challenge Corner

Prayer Corner

Year 5 Arithmetic

Year 5 Extension Arithmetic

Year 6 Arithmetic

Year 6 Extension Arithemtic