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We have put together some activities for children to do at home whilst they are unable to come to school. We all want our children to be happy, safe and still learning at this time.  It will also help you to keep them occupied at home for an extended period of time. 


This page we will be updated with new work or messages every Thursday. For parents of children with SEND please see the information posted by our SENCo here


Remember you can also use Purple Mash, Khan Academy and we will be setting work on SeeSaw. If you need a username or password please email us on


Please keep checking and keep you and your family healthy.



Best wishes from the Year 6 team

What is Seesaw? Introduction for Families

YouTube have teamed up with educators to bring parents and families resources and activities to make the coming days as educational and fun as possible. 

Oak Academy is an online classroom and resource hub created by teachers. They provide high-quality, sequenced video lessons and resources. Click the link below check them out.


Free access for families during coronavirus school closure

Get instant access to English, maths and science resources. Powered by the world’s leading AI teaching and learning platform, our resources are suitable for Years 3-11 and aligned to the national curriculum.


If you have any queries regarding school please email



The first story we will be reading is called Gemma by Daniel Errico. Watch the video below and then complete the challenges below. 

Chapter One Challenges



Gemma Chapter One


We will upload some examples of work done from home. We are so proud of the work you are doing at home so far.














San Diego Zoo: Live Cams                      Live Animal Cams                The Guggenheim Art Museum                        Imagine This


Virtual Drawing Lessons

Music Classes & Performances

Other Activities




  • I SEE, I SEE : Get creative with this follow-the-leader improv game.
  • KIDZ BOP : Dance along as the Kidz Bop crew shows you the steps and gets your blood pumping.
  • PLAY AT HOME PLAYBOOK : Printable playbook of games that follow CDC guidelines and can be played at home with little to no equipment.
  • ROCK PAPER SCISSORS STRETCH See who can stretch the farthest with this modified rock, paper, scissors game.
  • OBSTACLE COURSE : Set up a simple, safe obstacle course inside or in the yard, and do time trials to see how fast you can go
  • PLAYWORKS Get kids up and moving with play-based learning activities that support social, emotional, and physical learning.

Writing Prompt: Invent a Sport That Can Be Played with Social Distance

To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.





Digital Passport by Common Sense Education. The award-winning suite of six interactive games addresses key issues kids face in today's digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate.







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Transferring to Secondary School in September 2020We can guide and support you with this process.


Djanogly City Academy (our closest school, and part of our trust)


For your information, pupils in year seven at Djanogly City Academy will be educated at the Sherwood Campus site which is attached to our school.