St. Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

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Good morning Year 6. It has been wonderful to see all the amazing work that you have been sending in. Thankyou so much for staying so committed to your learning. We look forward to seeing you all and finding out what you have done over the weekend.


We are finishing off our percentage topic by looking at pie charts. Use the video to help you understand then complete the questions.

Pie Charts with Percentages Video Tutorial




We are continuing your work on Windrush. Click on the video then complete the work in the word document below.



We are going to focus on Science on Monday and Tuesday afternoon this week, Year 6.

Task 1

Finish any illustrations and labeling from your five animal classes resource sheet. (You started this last week.)

Task 2

All About Invertebrates

We have already looked at five different animals, which are classed as vertebrates. In this session, we are going to find out more about classes of invertebrates. Click on the word document below to find out what your task is then use the resources below.

All About Invertebrates – Main Instructions

Resource 1 – invertebrates fact files

Resource 2 – Photos linked to invertebrate groups

Resource 3 – Answers for invertebrate sorting activity worksheet

Resource 4 – Invertebrates sorting table

Task 3

Classification keys

key is a set of questions about the characteristics of living things. You can use a key to identify a living thing or decide which group it belongs to by answering the questions. Click on the link below, to see if you can follow a simple key.

classification key worksheet

Task 4

Devising your own key linked to Invertebrates and Vertebrates

Click on the link below and watch the video on how to devise a key.

Now you’ve watched the video, click on the link below, which will help you devise your own key, linked to invertebrates and vertebrates.

Devsing your own key

By the end of Tuesday, I would like you to send me your own key and your work from task two, which was about classifying different types of invertebrates into the 7 groups.

Extension ( Not compulsory )

Devise a second classification key linked to your own selection of sweets ( a mixture of polo mints, fruit pastels, jelly babies etc or your own selection from liquorice allsorts )


A great game to practice times tables . . .

Multiplication games

TT Rockstars

Logon and see how many you can get right in . . . a minute, 3 minutes, after 5 games, 10 games ? Can you improve your average time ?

Or if you have a times tables clock, you could practice that aswell.

Oxford Owl