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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy

Boston's Catholic School

Week 8 - Beginning 01.06.20

Learning Project


Blood Heart – Y6

The expectations are that KS2 complete 5 hours of learning daily and KS1 complete 3 hours daily

Weekly Maths Tasks

Weekly Reading Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Essential - Complete these everyday

  • Complete daily Arithmetic problems, located under ‘Remote Learning’ on the school website.
  • Complete the Maths resources located under ‘Remote Learning’ on the school website.


  • Play on Hit the Button - Focus on times tables, division facts and squared numbers.
  • Practice writing out your times tables on a piece of paper – rehearse them afterwards.  
  • Working on Times Table Rockstars. If your child works on Numbots in school they can access this with the same login – this log on is located inside the front cover of your Remote Learning book.
  • Log onto Education City and complete tasks set by your teacher – you will also find this log on inside the front cover of your Remote Learning book.
  • Read a chapter from your home reading book or a book that you have borrowed from the library.
  • Following this, summarise the events from the chapter. You could bullet point what happened, create a comic strip or present the information in your own creative way.
  • Whilst you are doing this, note down any unfamiliar words from the chapter that you have read. Explore the meanings of these words by using a dictionary, reading around the sentence or using print conventions.
  • Read something around the house that isn’t a book- you can then complete your reading diary following this.
  • Write a book review about the book/books you have read.
  • Write a new and exciting blurb for your book.
  • Once you have read your book, take a quiz on Accelerated Reader!

Weekly Spelling Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Weekly Writing Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Choose 5 Common Exception words. Write a synonym, antonym, the meaning and an example of how to use the word in a sentence.

  • Proofread your writing from the day. You can use a dictionary to check the spelling of any words that you found challenging. This will also you to check that the meaning of the word is suitable for the sentence.
  • Choose 5 of the Year 5/6 words. Create an acronym for each of these words

because – big elephants can always understand small elephants




Monday: Research the human heart using the useful questions below:

  • What is the heart?
  • How does the human heart work? 
  • How do you keep the human heart happy?

Tuesday: Plan your Non-Chronological report using a piece of paper. Think about how you are going to lay out the different subheadings in your report. Remember to also include a title, diagram and fun facts about the heart.

Use the following subheadings below:

  • What is the heart?
  • How does the human heart work?
  • How to keep the human heart healthy and happy
  • Fun facts & Diagram

Wednesday: Publish your Non-Chronological report in your remote learning book or on paper. You might even want to create a PowerPoint or an informative leaflet using Microsoft Publisher. Remember to make it bright and eye-catching!

Thursday: Create a glossary for all of the scientific vocabulary that we will be learning about over the next few weeks.

Vocabulary: veins; arteries; capillaries; vessels; plasma; blood pressure; red cells; white cells; platelets; circulation; transfusion; blood group and donor.

Friday: Watch an animation about the journey of blood around the body. Think about what you saw and describe what happened during the journey. Collect a bank of adjectives to describe the colour and consistency of blood and verbs that describe how it moves.



Create a recipe for a healthy meal or a delicious fruit smoothie.

Write a set of instructions for how to make your wonderful invention!

Make your smoothie or meal, then get your grown-up to tweet a picture of it, remember to tag St Mary’s!

Once you have done all that, create a persuasive poster, advertising your amazing invention!


Use ready mixed paint, Brusho, ink or crayons in different shades of red to create abstract painting. Employ a range of tools to blow, smudge, paint and mark and print the liquids.


Visit the ‘Give Blood’ website. Use the tabs to find out key information and read the amazing stories about people who have donated and received blood.


Complete the resources located in the Topic Tab in Week 8’s Remote Learning folder.


  • Complete Joe Wicks daily @ 9am!
  • Create your own circuit/workout to get your heart pumpin