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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Friday 17th April 2020

Hello Kingfishers,

I hope you are all well.

Thank you to those of you who emailed me your writing from the lighthouse keeper's perspective-it was brilliant. If you haven't sent it yet, please do so. 

Please find below the timetable for today and the resources to help you. 

For the arithmetic questions, the answers will be published by 5pm so you can check how well you have done. 

Once completed, please email me your newspaper articles based on the lighthouse animation-use my example and checklist below to help you. I'm really looking forward to reading them and publishing some on your celebration page. 

As always, any questions or problems please email me at


Wishing you all the best of best wishes,

Miss Stuart x 




Exercise-Please do the live online Joe Wicks workout (on you-tube) or an exercise of your choice.



L.O: I understand the features of a newspaper article (know: understanding)

   Success criteria:

  1. I understand how to use the 6 w’s
  2. I understand how to write a quote
  3. I understand how to include facts


Task: To write a newspaper article based on the events in the animation.


Support: Please use both the checklist and the example on the webpage to help you. Look at them before you start writing and use them whilst completing this task.

Re-watch the animation clip Lighthouse

What makes the story newsworthy?

Make notes on the 6 w’s: who, what, where, when, why, how before you start writing.

Remember to keep the presentation and the quality of your work high.

(Article 6: Be the best you can be.)


Break time/snack time

11:30- 12:00


L.O: I can use and apply my arithmetic skills (show: applying)


  1. Complete these arithmetic questions in 15 minutes.

Chilli Challenge 1

Chilli Challenge 2

Chilli Challenge 3

324 + 87=

3567 + 224=

5462 – 271=

3782 – 493=

56 x 10=

35 x 5=

500 ÷5=

56 ÷7=


652 + 478=

3478 + 2751=


3498 – 2781=

149 x 9=

6586 x 7=

144 ÷ 4=

81 ÷9=

6783 + 587=

45.9 + 12.07=

7659 – 1368=

9000 – 5999=

892 x 53=

8x 122 =

490 ÷7=

9686 ÷8=



2) Play the interactive maths game

The interactive game is called ‘Yr 6 Arithmetic Practice’ scroll down to the bottom of the webpage to find it.

We have covered some of the arithmetic strategies in class, however if you have any questions or need help please email me.

The answers will be published on the website after 5pm.

12- 1:15


1:15- 2:00

Challenge 1-continue to work on how to become better/an expert in the skills you have chosen.

Remember to keep reflecting on your new skills and record these in your journal-what is going well? What do you still need to work on? If possible take photos of your journey/how far you have come with your new skills so far.

2:00- 2:30

Well-being activity of your choice-for example: draw, listen to music, take a walk outside (if allowed), play a game, dance, read.






Story time

Listen to and enjoy the story ‘The Great Tug of War’ from Jackanary Junior on BBC Bitesize

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