Welcome toSpringhead Primary School

Welcome toSpringhead Primary School

Year 6

Homework Activities


Year 6:


This may seem a lot but it is a preparation for secondary school.

  • Weekly reading target (should be about 20 minutes at a time, minimum of 4 times a week)
  • Spellings for weekly test
  • Mental maths practice for weekly test (see Home School Record for how well s/he did)
  • Maths homework once a week
  • Additional maths/English tasks where necessary
  • Doodlemaths at least 3 times and at least 30 stars per week

Welcome to Year 6!

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On this page, we will share some of the work we have been doing!



We are revising some of our basic skills in English.  We are doing this by learning about the Titanic.

The Titanic was a ship that sank on its maiden voyage in 1912. 

We pretended that we worked on the Titanic while it was being built in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  We wrote letters home to our ‘aunts’ to explain what life was like.

Here are some examples

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In science, we are learning to classify animals.  Recently we had to use the Linnaeus classifying system to work out the scientific names of some animals and living things.  Here we are using the internet to research.

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We have been studying the work of William Turner and how he uses light in his landscapes.  We spent some time using our school environment for inspiration for our own landscapes.  We have used pencil crayon and paint to experiment with light.  Here are our creations so far.

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Check out our ensemble of glockenspiels, recorders and singing work during music lessons.  Here we are preforming the song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams.

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