Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 Classes

The teachers in Year 6 are Mr. Dalton and Mrs. McGrail.

Our teaching assistants are Mrs. Buckley and Mr. Robertson.


Home Learning

Week 2

Hamilton Maths & English

30th March

Wk2_Day 1_Multiply and divide 2-place decimals

Wk2_Day 2_Find fractions of amounts

Wk2_Day 3_Multiply and divide fractions

Wk2_Day 4_Short multiplication

Wk2_Day 5_Short division in problems


Year 6 Day 6

Year 6 Day 7

Year 6 Day 8

Year 6 Day 9

Year 6 Day 10


Pray for the World with Pope Francis

The month, in his monthly video, the Holy Father calls for us to pray for the world in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Let us all pray together for the sick, for the people who are suffering. We seek refuge under your protection, O Holy Mother of God. Do not despise our pleas — we who are put to the test — and deliver us from every danger. O glorious and blessed Virgin. I thank all Christians, all the men and women of good will who pray at this moment, in unison, whichever religious tradition they belong to.”

On Friday 27 March at 5pm UK time (6pm Rome), the Pope will pray on the steps of St Peter’s basilica. Although the square will be empty, there will be a period of Adoration and readings from Scripture. At the end of the service, the Holy Father will impart his Urbi et Orbi blessing and will offer a Plenary indulgence for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here for the Vatican YouTube Channel.


Microsoft Teams

27th March

Earlier in the week, we sent your child a login for Microsoft Teams where the children are able to communicate with Mr Dalton and Mrs McGrail. They will be uploading ideas to help keep your children busy and engaged during this period at home. As mentioned previously, there will be no pressure for children to complete tasks: this is an opportunity for the children to be creative, think outside of the box and make the most of precious time with their families. We can’t wait to see what the children have been up to!

Click link here to sign in:-



For first time use, you will need to decide to either download the desktop app or use the web version.

You are then prompted to sign in once you have selected to use web app.

If you have chosen to download and install the desktop app you only need to sign in once, it then remembers your child’s username and password.

Mr Dalton & Mrs McGrail


Art Home Learning

Here’s a link to the website of author and illustrator Rob Biddulph. He is posting regular short video clips which will talk you through how to draw a range of wonderful things. Why not have a go at unleashing your creative side!


Home Learning


Hamilton weekly maths and literacy

Week 1 Literacy

Year 6 Day 1 Harry Potter

Year 6 Day 2 Harry Potter

Year 6 Day 3 Harry Potter

Year 6 Day 4 Harry Potter

Year 6 Day 5 Harry Potter


Week 1 Maths

Wk1_Day 1_Add whole numbers-Mental & Written strategies_NB

Wk1_Day 2_Subtract whole numbers-Mental & Written strategies_NB

Wk1_Day 3_Understanding Decimals_NB Wk1_Day 4_Adding Decimals_NB

Wk1_Day 5_Finding a difference-decimals and change_NB


Week 2 Maths

Wk2_Day 1_Multiply and divide 2-place decimals

Wk2_Day 2_Find fractions of amounts

Wk2_Day 3_Multiply and divide fractions

Wk2_Day 4_Short multiplication

Wk2_Day 5_Short division in problems


Living Things and Their Habitats Home Learning Tasks

Activity Sheet Classifying Organisms

Activity Sheet Living Things Jigsaw


Practice Writing Task Activity Mat Pack

Task 1 Advertise Your Town

Task 2 The Ascent

Task 3 Film Review

Task 4 Letter to Your MP

Task 5 Continue the Story

Task 6 The Titanic

Task 7 The Supermarket

Task 8 Classroom Conundrum

Task 9 Ancient Myths

Task 10 A First Visit


SATS Survival Year 6 Reading 6 Revision Activity Mat Pack


A Hung Parliament Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Armed Forces Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Black History Month Ruby Bridges Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Earthquakes Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Eid Al Fitr Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Fa Cup Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Fidget Spinners Differentiated Reading Comprehension

Fire Drills Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Ibn Battuta Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Lottery Win Newspaper Report Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Mike Hall Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Pentecost Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Refugee Week Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Rosa Parks Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

The Great Plague Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Tour De France Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Usain Bolt Biography Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Ve Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

William Shakespeare Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Wimbledon Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity Differentiated


Term 1

Reading Assessment Answer Booklet

Reading Assessment Booklet

Reading Assessment Mark Scheme



Term 2



















Term 3



















Other worksheets

Fiction Reading Revision Mat

Non Fiction Reading Revision Mat

Poetry Reading Revision Mat

Reading Revision Mat Guidance



Spring Themed Maths Activity Booklet


Year 6 Spring-Themed Maths Activity Booklet – Answers

Year 6 Spring-Themed Maths Activity Booklet


Suggested weekly learning projects









Environment Project


Other worksheets

The Mystery of The Missing Knight St. Georges Day Maths Mystery Game

Times Table Games Year-6-Home-Learning-Pack




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24th January

Dear parents, for homework this week your child has been given the SATs tests that they have done this week. Mr Dalton’s maths group are to correct the questions wrong on all 3 papers. Mrs McGrail’s maths class have been asked to correct all the questions in paper 1 that they answered incorrectly, and chose 5 questions from paper 2 and 5 questions from paper 3 to correct. These have to be returned to school next Friday, where we will go through some of the questions we have corrected at home. All of Year 6 have been given back their SPAG paper and have been asked to correct the questions that they answered incorrectly. This also needs to be brought back to school next Friday.

Many thanks for your continued support.

Mrs McGrail
Mr Dalton


Competition Winners

Well done to our winners of the IXL competition


Well done to our winners of Sumdog competition 

Their prize was a ‘Maths Machine’

New competitions have been set up for this next week, with the winners being declared next Friday 24th January.



Dear Parents

Happy New Year! Just to let you know our homework schedule has resumed today after the Christmas break. Your child has brought home a piece of maths and literacy homework today to complete and hand in next Friday. They were also given a new strip of spellings yesterday, to learn for a test next Thursday. They have also been given a new IXL login. IXL is a brilliant maths programme that will really help the children get ready for SATs and maths in secondary school next year. For it to be effective, the children need to go on it at least 3 times a week for half an hour. We have also opened a new Sumdog competition for this week (Sumdog login is stuck in either their reading journal or their spelling book that comes home.)
We are having a big focus on reading this term and have bought some brilliant new books for our home reading library to encourage the children to read more at home – they can get a new book on their reading day and should be reading at least 3 times a week for about 20 minutes.
The children also have a letter today for you, in their bag, from the school nurse.

Many thanks for your continued support.

Mrs McGrail
Mr Dalton


Year 6 School Timetable

Reading books and reading records – each child has an allocated day.


PE kits needed – 6V


Outdoor Games kits needed – 6S/6V


Spelling test/new spellings given out.

PE kits needed – 6S (6S PE has changed from Tuesday to Thursday starting week beginning 13th January)


Literacy and maths homework given in and new homework given out.


Spring Newsletter

Click here to view what Year 6 will be learning this Spring Term.



Internet Safety

The following links provide key information and useful tips for keeping your child safe online. Please familiarise yourself with the content.


Y6 Parents (to whom it may concern) – St Garbriel’s Applications

Message from St. Gabriel’s

“Can you please let your Year 6 parents know that if they want their child to come to St Gabriel’s we will need baptismal certificates as soon as possible otherwise I will have to put them in a category which may mean they don’t get a place.

Thanks.  Mary Molloy.  Admissions Officer ”

Please contact St. Gabriel’s direct.



Purple Mash

Purple Mash is an award-winning website for primary school children. It enables the children to explore and enhance their knowledge in a fun and creative way. The children have been provided with an individual login to support topics that have been covered in class. Click on link below to access the site:-


Transferring to Secondary School

Apply for a secondary school place – Please do this by Thursday 31st October



Here are some websites that we find very useful in Y6: