If you have any questions specifically relating to this work, we can be contacted using our special ‘class’ email addresses below. 

(Please note, these email addresses should only be used for matters relating to home-learning. We will of course endeavour to reply as soon as possible, but do be aware teachers can only send emails from this account on weekdays between 08:30 – 17:00.

All other issues or queries should be emailed to admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)

Mrs Gault and Mrs Walker

 Explorer Class 14: 


Mr Cooper - Orbiter Class 13:



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ELLA(about a year ago)

Happy holidays!(actually half term) :D

Hamid(about a year ago)

I know who the impostor is

Agi(about a year ago)

Hi year six

brooke :)(a couple of years ago)

I think yellow , pink and dark blue are imposters.

emily(a couple of years ago)

i think the imposters are: pink because i dont think it makes sence green because you need a commar after eating and blue

Charlie t(a couple of years ago)

I think that 2,7,and 8 are the imposters

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Year 6's Home Learning Hub




You can see our curriculum overview and read
more about our curriculum by clicking the image above.


Welcome to Year 6!

Please note, PE days in Year 6 are Tuesday and Friday. Children can wear the correct PE kit to school on these days.

Big Questions

1. How did Victorian society promote and show respect and tolerance?

2. Is life better for a modern-day child or a Victorian child?

3. Do we still respect Christmas traditions?



Respect & Tolerance


 Our class book:

Street Child by Berlie Doherty



Mathematics in Year 6

Key Learning and Vocabulary

Click the links below to access our knowledge organisers.  They capture the key learning for the term and list the specific language that we will be using in each year group. In our maths lessons, we explain how we know something is correct and reason by using mathematical vocabulary.  

Term 1  = Click here

Term 2   = Click here

Term 3  = Click here

Term 4   = Click here

Term 5 = Revision of methods 

Term 6 = Revision of methods


Calculation Policy

This document shows the main methods taught (in specific year groups) for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Each child’s progress is different; however, most children will acquire the listed methods by the end of the school year. 

Calculation Policy - Addition and Subtraction

Calculation Policy - Multiplication and Division



Reading in Year 6 

Vipers is a range of reading prompts based on the 2016 reading content domains found in the National Curriculum Test Framework documents which can be found online  here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keystage-2-english-reading-test-framework 

For more information click on the image of the reading VIPER to see what each letter stands for an for some example questions which could be used.



 Ninja Vocabulary

Can you be a ninja and sneak our WOD into your writing?

In Year 6 we also encourage all of our children to be Vocabulary Ninjas! Everyday your child will be given a WOD (word of the day). Their challenge is to use this word appropriately in their writing and in everyday conversations. 



Allocated activities will be set on Monday and will need to be completed by the Friday.

Subject Activity Notes


(20 minutes daily)

Please log in to EdShed and complete your allocated maths activity.


It is really important that you do a bit of maths homework each night. Here are some other options you can choose from.

Primary Games Arena - choose a Year 6 game of your choice.

Top Marks - lots of games to choose from.

SATs past papers - have a go at a couple to get an idea of what to expect.


Spelling, Handwriting &


(30 minutes daily)


Please log in to EdShed and complete your allocated spelling activity.

 This link takes you to some vocabulary ninja games to play as an optional extra.


Term 2 spellings



(20 minutes daily)

Please ensure you are reading at home and logging this on GoRead. 


Please contact us if you need help with logins.






BBC Bitesize


New lessons every day to help support your learning.



Choose one of the animals for a
how-to video and step-by-step instructions. The animals are listed in alphabetical order. New tutorials every Saturday.


Lovatt's crosswords and puzzles


Online puzzles for children.



IXL offers hundreds of Year 6 maths skills, phonics, reading comprehension and writing strategies to help  to learners. 

Please note that you can only have 10 English and 10 maths goes a day though. 


Times Table Rockstars


Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. The children are very similar with this website. Any issues logging in please contact your class teacher who will try to sort it out.


NRICH - Mathematics Resources


NRICH aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. You will find a selection of primary, secondary and early years work. 




A place for arithmetic questions. Scroll down to the green section named 'Arithmequiz' (just over half way down). There you will find an option to have a go at arithmetic questions from 2016 and 2017. Children have been shown this website at school so should have an understanding of how to use it. 




Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.

Khan Academy


Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.


BBC Learning


This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.




Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).




For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.




Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.




Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.




Creative computer programming


Ted Ed


All sorts of engaging educational videos


National Geographic Kids


Activities and quizzes for younger kids.




Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Mystery Science


Free science lessons


The Kids Should See This


Wide range of cool educational videos


Crash Course


You Tube videos on many subjects

Crest Awards


Science awards you can complete from home.


iDEA Awards


Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.


Paw Print Badges


Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.




All kinds of making.


Prodigy Maths


Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Nature Detectives


A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


British Council


Resources for English language learning


Oxford Owl for Home


Lots of free resources for Primary age


Geography Games


Geography gaming!


Blue Peter Badges


If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.


The Artful Parent


Good, free art activities 

Toy Theater


Educational online games


DK Find Out


Activities and quizzes




This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.