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Summer Week 5 Year 6

Week commencing 29th June 2020

PowerPoints are all available from the school website – Home Learning tab: Summer 1 Week 5. If you have difficulty accessing the PowerPoint lessons, please get in touch via the Year 6 email address – y6@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk




This week we are focusing on our new book Boy87!

If you haven’t got this at home, come into school and collect your very own copy to keep. We will start by looking at the vocabulary in the opening chapter and then delve into the story itself, summarising and predicting as we go along. – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Monday – English


https://www.pobble365.com/shipwreck – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Monday – Pobble


Simplify fractions – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Monday – Maths

Monday maths



Use Purple Mash to create a fantastic fireworks display! – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Monday – Computing


What would you like your teachers to be like in secondary school? – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Physical Activity 

Play balloon volleyball; if you don’t have any balloons you could try using balled up socks, or a t-shirt in a bundle.




We will be thinking about what Shif does that shows us how he is feelings (retrieval) and then thinking about what we can infer about the character. We will also be using the text to answer the question “Will Shif survive?” – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Tuesday – English


https://www.pobble365.com/after-work/ – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Tuesday – Pobble


Fractions on a numberline – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Tuesday – Maths

Tuesday maths



Discovering how the Earth’s tilt determines our seasons – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Tuesday – IPC

Use the example below to help you create a diagram of what the Earth looks like in Summer and Winter in the Northern Hemisphere.


Compare your primary school and secondary school – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Physical Activity

Just Dance – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCzgc_RelBA




We will be using the Alan Peat sentence types “3 _ed, sentence” to write a detailed character description of Shif. – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Wednesday – English


https://www.pobble365.com/stargazer/ – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Wednesday – Pobble


Compare and order fractions – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Wednesday – Maths

Wednesday maths



We are working on improving or building our positive self-image. – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Wednesday – Careers


Preparing for your Secondary school schedule – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Physical Activity

It’s the middle of the week, time to get our energy back up! Have a go at Joe Wicks’ PE video from last Monday – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgQuWItwNv8&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBsbhkoMzzkBWa0PKUmiCysP




We will look at small extracts from the story and create an emotion graph to show how Shif’s emotions change throughout the story. – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Thursday – English


https://www.pobble365.com/the-builders/ – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Thursday – Pobble


Compare and order fractions – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Thursday – Maths

Thursday maths



Papier-Maché Planets (Part 1) – PowerPoint attached


Thursday – Art


Imagine tomorrow is your first day of secondary school. Write a diary entry saying how you feel – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Physical Activity

Have a go at Zumba Kids Minions – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR0wgVhUC9w. Can you keep up with the actions? See if you can become more consistent if you repeat the exercise a few times.




Today we will write a diary entry from the viewpoint of Shif and read all the way up to ‘Hell 4’. – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Friday – English


https://www.pobble365.com/egg-shaped/ – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Friday – Pobble


Add and subtract fractions – PowerPoint lesson attached.

Friday – Maths

Friday maths



Papier-Maché Planets (Part 2) – PowerPoint attached

Friday – Art


Physical Activity

Find time during the day to go for a walk in your garden or at the park with your family. Can you walk a mile in a day?



Some high schools are starting to send over some ideas for getting ready for Year 7. Beckfoot Thornton sent some ideas over – we would suggest that, even if you are not going to Beckfoot Thornton, you have a look at what they have sent over as they will have some ideas of getting you ready for moving up to high school (and also just some different, fun tasks).

Transition – Murder Mystery

Transition – Primary to Secondary School

Transition – Self-Review Form

Transition – Maths Problems



Don’t forget to take photographs of your work and email them to your teachers: Y6@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Your teachers will also be allocating work through My Maths, Bug Club and Purple Mash.