Resources for Year 6 students

Resources for Year 6 students

We will continue to add resources across all year levels and learning areas, to give children and young people the best opportunity to continue to learn at home.



  • Oh! Harry!

    A problem solving task investigating the measurement of cylinders using metric units

  • Olympic starters

    Mathematical investigations involving measurement using a stimulus question relating to the Olympics

  • Orange drink

    A problem solving task exploring proportional reasoning

  • Paper planes challenge

    A family challenge to construct a squad of paper planes and estimate and measure how far each plane can fly. This challenge draws on understanding of geometry, measurement and data displays

  • Parliament of Western Australia

    The Year 5/6 Student Workbook unveils two characters, Rodney and Macey, who will walk you through the two houses of state Parliament, lead them through the passage of legislation and help them explore their elected members.

  • Perth Zoo - African Safari

    Students take a safari and experience the struggle for survival in the African Savannah. Investigate adaptations and strategies to improve an animal’s ability to eat and avoid being eaten.

  • Perth Zoo - Asian Trek

    Students take a journey through the Asian Rainforest and discover the incredible diversity of life that is found there. Identify the animal adaptations and interactions required to survive in this unique environment.

  • Perth Zoo - Aussie Adventure

    Students explore the many unique and well-adapted Australian animals that call the bush their home. Learn how humans and other factors have affected each animal and how scientific discoveries are helping to ensure their long-term survival.

  • Perth Zoo - Love Your Local Wildlife

    The south-west of Western Australia is a biodiversity hotspot which needs our protection. Students solve conservation challenges to discover the interconnectedness of nature, and how small actions can have big impacts.

  • Printable templates for Mathematics

    Access useful printable items for maths at home such as grid paper, dot paper and number cards

  • Pumpkin pie problem

    A problem solving task exploring proportional reasoning

  • Remainders

    A problem solving task involving factors and multiples of numbers

  • Rock – Scissors challenge

    A family challenge to discover mathematical methods that will help play the game better and lead to optimal strategies. This challenge draws on understanding of statistics and probability

  • Route product

    A problem solving task involving multiplication of decimals and small numbers

  • Search and we will find

    Students learn about the power of advanced search options to help narrow results when looking for resources.

  • Setting the rules

    This activity will help you identify and discuss some o he issues that may occur when using technology and communicating online. Together as a family you will create a list of rules that you can use to help guide technology within your home.

  • Shape times shape

    A problem solving task involving reasoning about unknown quantities and multiplication

  • Shapes on the playground

    A problem solving task involving the measurement of the sides of regular 2D shapes

  • Stay afloat challenge

    A family challenge to engage with scale, measurement and volume to build a boat that carries a specified weight

  • Step ahead challenge

    A family challenge to develop a clear set of instructions to direct a person on a route on a map or floor plan

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