20th April 2020: Home Learning

Monday 20 April 2020

Hello- I hope you’re all well. I’m really missing seeing you all and learning with you. Easter holidays have been very different but I hope you all managed to have some fun and enjoyed lots of chocolate! I have been running nearly every day (even though my half marathon has been cancelled) and I’ve been into Scholes Primary School to help look after some of the children who still need to go into school.

Home learning is starting again this week-each day at 9am. If you have any questions or would like to send me any pictures of your learning then email me at nataliebeatson@spherefederation.org

Today’s learning….

Today’s maths: adding fractions.

Remember that to add fractions you have to make the denominator the same. Think common multiples!

Year 5 learning

Year 6 learning

Year 5 and 6 maths challenge


Writing: homophones

Choose the correct homophone to put in each sentence.

draught/ draft

I am going to ______ a letter of apology.

Since Billy didn’t shut the door properly, his mum could feel a small ______.

wary/ weary

Finally, he looked down at his lap and let out a long ____ sigh.

The sailors watched the horizon anxiously, _____ of the approaching storm.

Can you speed write these words? How many times can you write each word in 1 minute?

Silly sentences

Write your own silly sentence for each of the homophones above.


This half term we would normally be starting a geography topic.

This week, we will recap on some of the knowledge we learnt in the last geography topic.

Today, can you name the rivers in the UK?

Complete this sheet and see if you can locate the rivers in the UK.