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This week you have a reading, grammar and maths activity in your homework book.

You also have your Turbochaser wheelchair design to complete and the following songs to learn by heart for next week: all greek to me song

greek alphabet song





** your reading, maths and grammar tasks are in your homework books


Next week is British Science Week and we are going to be using the text 'Taylor Turbochaser' to inspire some science experiments.


At the story's heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there's a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it's exciting... at first. But standard engines only have so much power. And that's where Rahul comes in - Amy's best friend and genius inventor. Soon Rahul turns a wheelchair into... a supercar! And so the Taylor TurboChaser is born.


Your task is to create your own design of THE COOLEST WHEELCHAIR ever!!! Draw and colour a design of the wheelchair and label it with the cool features you've added.

Your design does not have to be completed until Wednesday 18th March so make it great :) 


Maths - arithmetic on MyMaths

English - Research Giant African Land Snails and how to look after them so you can write about Gary as scientists next week


Maths - BigMaths sheet (in homework books) and angles on my maths.

English - grammar skills (in homework books) and read 5x - we will be checking you have recorded this in your diary



Maths - MyMaths on volume - remember: count the cubes or l x w x h


English - We are working on presentation speaking skills

Listen to one of Aesop's fables on BBC Schools radio

Write the title of the story and a short summary (100 words or so) into your homework book - be prepared to share these aloud in class. 


Maths - My maths. This week we have been learning about area.

English - to write your 500 words story.


Your homework next week will be to create a costume for our Ancient Greece day on Thursday (just in case you wanted to begin to prepare resources)


Maths - Time challenges on MyMaths

English - you have 2 weeks to complete the 500 words challenge:


Children know the password - (Hint:mymaths username)


This week Class 6 have written short stories as park of our Free Write english lessons. For homework, they are being asked to submit the stories to the BBC 500 words competition.  The competition will be opening in spectacular style on January 16th 2020 live from a school in Liverpool! Make sure you listen to The Zoe Ball's breakfast show from 6.30am. More information, and the entry form can be found below (from Friday)



It’s super simple. All entrants must pen an original story, no more than 500 words in length, and submit it online. It can be about ANYTHING you want – space-ships, grannies, insects, microwaves. The list is endless!

Stories are judged anonymously, without regard to grammar, punctuation or spelling. The competition culminates in a broadcast extravaganza of live music and sensational story-telling every summer, at a special venue. Past venues have included The Globe and The Tower of London. 2018 saw a magnificent extravaganza come live from Hampton Court Palace. From the 134,790 entries - that’s 67.5 million words, the 6 winning wordsmiths were announced on-air by celebrity narrators including Jason IsaacsJim BroadbentAmanda Abbington and Shobna Gulati. Also there were enchanting performances from sensational superstar John Newman, X-Factor alumni Alexandra Burke, and the amazing Bastille.


1st Prize – Gold Winners
• Chris Evans' height in books. That’s 1.88 metres!
• 500 books for their school library.
• A one-of-a-kind illustration of their story, created by an amazing UK illustrator.

2nd Prize – Silver Winners
• HRH's height in books.
• A one-of-a-kind illustration of their story, created by an amazing UK illustrator.

3rd Prize – Bronze Winners
• Their own height in books.
• A one-of-a-kind illustration of their story, created by an amazing UK illustrator.