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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy

Boston's Catholic School

Week 9 - Beginning 08.06.20

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)

  • Practise the Year 5/ 6 Common Exception Words – See list stuck inside of your Remote Learning book.
  • 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






Using the adjectives and verbs that you collected on Friday, begin drafting 1-2 verses for a shape poem on the theme of blood or the heart. Remember – your poem doesn’t need to rhyme.


Draw a shape for your poem using a pencil. Perhaps a classic heart shape or maybe a more scientific drawing with lines of various widths to represent blood-filled vessels. Read your poem aloud to check it makes sense, before writing in your best handwriting within the outline of your drawing.


With your grown-ups talk about how Slogans are used to persuade readers not to smoke. Consider the strategies used by campaigners to appeal to readers emotions. Choose a slogan you think is the most effective and write a short paragraph to explain why.


Draft an emotive poster for an anti-smoking advert aimed at teenagers that has a powerful and effective slogan. Remember to include all the health related problems that smoking causes and all the reasons why smoking is a negative thing to do!


Publish your poster! Remember to make it bright and eye-catching!



  • Draw a detailed illustration of the human heart. Use shading and colour to add depth to your artwork.  


  • Create an informative PowerPoint about the different ways to keep the human heart healthy.


  • Create a 3D human heart using play-doh, clay or any materials that you have at home. Please photograph this and share your brilliant learning on our Year 6 Twitter page.   


  • Over the course of a week, complete a range of different exercises. Each time measure your pulse. Once you have done this, complete a line graph with your results. Remember to label the axis and give your line graph a title.


  • Complete Joe Wicks daily @ 9am!
  • Take part in a range of exercise such as running, cycling or skipping.

Keep a record of how far you run or how many skips you complete as this will help you see your improvements.