Year 5 and 6 Home Learning – Friday 11th January

Year 5 and 6 Home Learning – Friday 11th January

(All learning to be handed in Wednesday 23rdJanuary.)


Please encourage your child to read for at least 20 minutes at least five times per week. Please record what you have read in your reading record.


Spellings will be handed out each Monday, to be tested the following Monday.

Year 6 only – Arithmetic

Complete the questions (making sure you use your squares in your book to show the workings) We will mark this together as a class on Thursday so we can spend time going over any misconceptions or new strategies.

Home Learning Menu

Over the next 2 weeks you must complete an activity/series of activities that total at least 15 points. How you choose to do so is up to you! For example, you may just complete the fifteen-point activity or may choose to do one ten and a five-point activity; you could also choose to do three five-point activities – it is completely your choice! Have a look at the activity menu below:

15 points 10 points 5 points
–       Design and make (evaluate optional) a bridge with a gap of at least 30cm. It must hold at least a can of baked beans. Choose from these bridges: suspension, clapper, arch, cantilever, truss or combined bascule bridge. –       Research the design of trains,  in relation to the forces that act upon them. How have they changed over a time? –       Find famous bridges in the UK and place on a map of Britain.
–       Find the distance of a railway line between two cities using a scale of a map. Show your workings for how you have used the scale and calculated the distances. –       Create a fact file of at least three famous bridges.




–       Find the distance of a railway line between two cities. Find this distance in miles, km, m and cm.
    –       Research at least three types of forces (Eg. Air resistance, pushes and pulls, water resistance, friction, gravity, magnetism). Explain how they work using diagrams.


* When you evaluate, think what you would do differently next time and what you think went really well!.