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Week 14: 

It has been such a pleasure getting to know you and I wish you all the very best as you head off to your next school. 

There is no need to submit work this week unless you want to.  I will still check the year group emails throughout the week.  There are some SPAG videos for Monday and Thursday to brush up on some tricky areas.  There are also a couple of fun reflection tasks based on your years at school which you might like to put away in a memory box for the future!  On Tuesday at 9.30am you are invited to join a Zoom quiz.  Ask you parents for the details I will email out.

(Don’t forget that the daily writing tasks are always available in the resources section at the bottom if you want to access them.)

Have a great week, a brilliant Summer holidays and all the very best for year 7!

Mrs Crosby x


Monday 13th

English  Watch this video where Mrs Crosby will revise how you use colons and semi-colons.

Now try the worksheet based on this in the resources section and mark it using the answers below it.


In this Oak Academy lesson, you will learn strategies to draw information from pie charts by calculating the approximate proportion of different sections.


Tuesday 14th


Have a look at the ‘My time at school reflection sheet’ and reminisce about all the fun times you have had at school! 


In this Oak Academy lesson, you will practise finding the mean from a set of data and calculate missing values when given the mean.


Wednesday 15th


Try the ‘Writing my future – an autobiography’ sheet and hide your completed sheet away.  You will love rediscovering this in the future!


In the quiz and Oak Academy lesson for today itself, there are questions about finding the mean of a set of data. Remember that to find the mean average you need this formula from yesterday:

Mean = Sum of all the data points divided by the number of data points

In today’s lesson you are looking at discrete and cumulative data, before interpreting data on line graphs.


Thursday 16th

English Watch this video where Mrs Crosby will revise how you use convert between active and passive voice.  Now try the worksheet based on this in the resources section and mark it using the answer sheet.


This lesson will teach you how to draw line graphs to represent different sets of data.


Friday 17th

English Have a go of the SPAG mystery task in the resources section.  The answers are included at the end of the document.  Can you work out who stole the space suit?

Maths Try the Challenge Questions in the resource section below that require you to use your reasoning skills from different topics.  The questions get progressively harder and the last ones are in the very challenging section so work up to where you feel comfortable.  Mark your work with the answers that are also in the document.



Science: is an end-of-unit quiz you might enjoy.

Now you have completed all your learning for this year, why not play this platform game which will test your curriculum knowledge!

Art: Juan Miro (1893 – 1983) was a Spanish artist who created a style of work called automatic drawing.  In this Oak Academy lesson, you will try this technique, as well experiment with colour and texture.  You will need some felt tips, colouring pencils and a piece of A4 blank paper.

History: Learn about how women won the right to vote in the UK and how people have used their power in a democracy to change how society is run.  Use the lesson at the bottom of the page.


Touch typing is a really useful skill to learn and make your typing speed more accurate and faster.  Continue to practise here.  You could continue to use this link over Summer:

Music: In this lesson, you will learn more about identifying what makes a piece ‘minor’ or ‘major’.  This is to do with the pitch of notes that are played on their own and together in chords:

Draw a smiley face and a sad face on a piece of paper or print out a couple of suitable emojis! Use these during the session, when a new piece of music is played for you to think about. Pause the video when you want more time to think!

Language:  Have you heard of Makaton signing? It is a language of symbols and signs that children with communication and learning difficulties use as a way to support their speech or communicate entirely.  Makaton is used extensively all over the UK in pre-schools, schools, centres, hospitals and clinics.  It is common in over 50 countries.  Use this link to learn a range of signs:

RE: For RE this week, you will be continuing with your project on: Designing an Airport Multi-Faith and Belief Room. You should have already completed the plan/action plan, designed the logo or some artwork, thought about what special books and items that could be required, created a timetable of activities that could take place and created a plan of the room. This week research quotes from a variety of traditions that could be printed onto the walls of the Multi-Faith and Belief Room. (See pages 47.) Try to continue to keep a diary to include the activities you complete, new information you have learned and any ideas that you have to develop the Multi-Faith and Belief Room.

PE: Assault courses can include a mix of climbing, crawling, running, jumping and balancing elements and can vary in length and difficulty.  You might have a hoop, cones, ball or skipping rope that could be incorporated.  Create an assault course outside (or inside if necessary) that your family could complete.  Time them.  See if you and they can beat their personal best! 

If you enjoyed the Kidz Bop Dance routines that were posted here a few weeks ago, try or