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Hello 6J. I am really impressed with your home learning on ClassDojo. You are all working really hard during this difficult time. Keep up the good work!



Take care,

 Mrs James 


VE Day 2020

All new home learning for 6J has been put onto ClassDojo since Monday 27th April. Home learning will no longer appear on 6J class page as all children are now accessing their work through Dojo. Keep up the good work 6J smiley

Friday 24th April 2020

Maths lesson 5: Friday Maths challenge

As a rough guide of difficulty level:

  • Challenge 1 and 2 are suitable for ages 5 to 7.
  • Challenge 3 to 6 are suitable for ages 7 to 11.


2.30 - 3pm TTRS battle against 6T

Literacy lesson 5: Daggers for King Duncan


Please work on re-writing the encounter between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as a modern play script, include a scene-setting description at the start of the script, a list of characters (with ages, descriptions, etc) and stage directions (in terms of characters’ movements, emotions and vocal intonations). You could act out your play script with a member of your family, film it and save to your portfolio.

History Lesson 5: Following on from yesterday watch the Horrible Histories clip below.  Can you find examples of phrases created by Shakespeare?



Have a fun Friday 6J!

Mrs James😊

Thursday 23rd April 2020


Maths lesson 4: angles in a triangle missing angles

Watch the tutorial and complete 'Get the Activity'. Please check your work using the answers provided.

Literacy lesson 4: Daggers for King Duncan

Watch the video from yesterday and read the notes.


With the comic strip you prepared yesterday, please retell the encounter between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.


History Lesson 4: Shakespeare is said to have invented 1700 words, which we still use in the English language. Can you find some examples of these words?

Have a fun Thursday 6J!

Mrs James😊



Wednesday 22nd April

Maths lesson 3: angles in a triangle special cases

Watch the tutorial and complete 'Get the Activity'. Please check your work using the answers provided.

Literacy lesson 3: Daggers for King Duncan

Watch the video and read the notes.


Create a comic strip based on the conversation between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth.

History Lesson 3: Why do we remember William Shakespeare? Research plays and poems written by Shakespeare.

Happy Wednesday 6J!

Mrs James😊

Tuesday 21st April


Maths lesson 2: angles in a triangle

Watch the tutorial and complete 'Get the Activity'. Please check your work using the answers provided.

Literacy lesson 2: All Hail Macbeth! Thane of Cawdor!

Watch the video and read the notes.


What do you know about each character? Draw each character from this video clip and list their characteristics, hopes, fears and personal desires. Add details of how the character appears to others.


For example, Macbeth: anxious about the witches’ predictions / worried that Banquo’s sons will be king / worried about Malcolm being the heir to the throne / devoted to his wife.


To others he appears brave and courageous / honoured by the King as Thane of Cawdor.

History Lesson 2: Who was William Shakespeare? Using your fact file from lesson 1 create a timeline of Shakespeare’s life including important events.

Enjoy your Tuesday 6J!


Mrs James😊

Monday 20th April 2020
Remember you can record your learning in your learning logs, on Purple Mash or by taking a photo and saving it to your portfolio on ClassDojo.

Maths lesson 1: Vertically opposite angles

Watch the tutorial and complete 'Get the Activity'. Please check your work using the answers provided.

Literacy lesson 1: The Weird Sisters is an introduction to Macbeth

Watch the video and read the notes.

With an adult use an internet search to look at the depictions of witches from past Macbeth productions and paintings.
Draw a picture of the three witches. Try to make each witch different to the next.

Write three paragraphs based on the first episode.

History Lesson 1: Who was William Shakespeare? Research and present a fact file.

Have a very Happy Monday 6J!
Mrs James😊





6J you are amazing!


Please continue with your fantastic attitude to learning whilst you are at home. A suggested timetable for you to follow at home this week:


9 - 9.15am             Exercise.

                             Try to get outside if possible


9.15 - 10.15am       White Rose Maths activities set daily on                                                  ClassDojo


10.15 - 10.30am     Break


10.45 - 12pm          Macbeth BBC Bitesize Literacy activities set daily                                  on  ClassDojo


12 - 1pm                 Lunch and exercise


1 - 1.30pm               Reading 

                               Complete The Railway Children. Free access to                                which has 35 000 online books. 


1.30 - 3pm               Topic work set daily on ClassDojo. Topics include: 


Shakespeare's England including monarchs of the time

Evolution and Inheritance

Capital Cities of the World 

Coding using Purple Mash


Please research the topics and present your learning in a creative way. You can also save your work if you use Purple Mash so I can see all of the fabulous work you have been doing. You can also communicate your learning with me using ClassDojo.


Please also read the home learning links below.


Take care, we miss you and hope to see you all very soon.


Mrs James. and Mrs McQuilton-Morgan smiley



Home learning pack

Shrove Tuesday. What will you give up for Lent?

We Will Rock You at Derby High School.

We Will Rock You at Derby High School.  1
We Will Rock You at Derby High School.  2

Forest school adventures

Year 6 at the Lusitania exhibition at the Maritime Museum. What a fantastic day we had exploring the Albert Docks and learning the history behind the Lusitania.

Year 6J gymnastics. Look at Y6J mastering some gymnastic balancing skills.

Welcome to Year 6J

Welcome to Year 6J 1

Into Film Festival

Bring a parent to school day

Book character day

Book character day 1
Book character day 2

Year 6J had an amazing day out on the Santa Express. They enjoyed the brass band, magician and even got a gift off Santa. Happy Christmas.

Year 6 have been learning how to identify sounds on the glockenspiel. We listened to the song Livin' on a Prayer by Bon Jovi and used our aural awareness to identify two 'g' notes.

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Long term overview

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