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Primary School

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Week beginning 22.6.20

Friday 26.6.20

Today we will be learning about verbs in English.  

Verbs can be used to describe an action, that's doing something. For example, like the word 'jumping' in this sentence: ... Or a verb can be used to describe an occurrence, that's something happening.

Please look at the PowerPoint and then p5 of your workbook.

Extra challenge- I have uploaded a verbs board game.


Today we are looking at factor pairs.  Please complete p24 of the maths workbook.

Extra challenge: Rainbow factor pairs.

Factors of a number are any numbers that divide into it exactly. 

E.g. Factor pairs of 12 are  1,12, 3, 4, 2,and 6.


What did the Romans eat?  You could research online.

Check out Purple Mash- there is an activity on there.

Zoom meeting will be on today at 11am.  I have texted the codes to your parents.  I will also put it on Class Dojo.  You will need your workbooks and a pen/pencil.  I am really looking forward to seeing you all X

Thursday 25.6.20


On the PowerPoint there is a vocabulary matching exercise linked to 'The Impossibly Possible Bookshop.'

Could you then do p4 of your workbook on adjectives.

Adjective:  An adjective is a word that describes a noun (the name of a thing or a place).

'It was a terrible book. 

Extra challenge: try the sorting adjectives activity.




Today's Zoom lesson will be linked to p44/45 of your maths book.

Extra challenge: try the uploaded word problems.


Today we are looking at drawing figures.  Watch the video clip then have a go at drawing some figures.  Please send any pictures of completed artwork.

Wednesday 24.6.20

Good morning, here is your home learning for today: don't forget the Rainbow challenge.


We will be looking at determiners today.  Please complete the PowerPoint and then do p3 of your workbook.  I have also uploaded a determiners challenge sheet.


We are looking at area today.  Please look at pages 46 and 47 of the workbook.  For an extra challenge look at the reasoning problems.


Area is the term used to define the amount of space taken up by a 2D shape or surface. We measure area in square units : cm² or m². Area is calculated by multiplying the length of a shape by its width or by counting squares.


We are looking at techniques for shading.  Watch the video clip and have a go at the different techniques.

Tuesday 23.6.20

Good morning.  I hope you all had a go at the Rainbow challenge yesterday.  


Today, we will be looking at the story of 'The Impossibly Possible Bookshop.'  In addition, please complete p2 of your workbook on pronouns.  Want an extra challenge?  Then you can complete the spot the nouns and pronouns sheet.


Definition. A pronoun (I, me, he, she, herself, you, it, that, they, each, few, many, who, whoever, whose, someone, everybody, etc.) is a word that takes the place of a noun.

Sentence- Joe saw Jill, and he waved at her. 

The pronouns he and her take the place of Joe and Jill.


Today we are revising a written method for subtraction.  This can be found on p19 of your workbook.

If you want an extra challenge, I have uploaded some subtraction problems on a PowerPoint.



Today we will be looking at why breakfast is such an important meal.  Watch the video then decide based on the results what is the best breakfast to have before going to school, and create a poster to advertise it at the school's breakfast club.  

On the poster:

-Explain why it is important to eat a good breakfast.

Give some examples of healthy choices of food e.g. porridge and fruit etc.

Monday 22.6.20

Today, we are starting our new Talk For Writing project called 'The Impossibly Possible Bookshop.' 

The workbook link is p1 (nouns.)  I have also uploaded some extra challenge if you want to have a go.


noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, idea, action or quality. ... Proper nouns refer to the individual name of a person, place or thing. Examples might include Barcelona, Leonardo da Vinci, or Toyota Corolla.


Today in maths we are revising the written method for addition.  The work is on p18 of your workbook.  For those of you that want an extra challenge, have a look at the PowerPoint for some extra activities.


Watch the videos and do the quiz at the end of the screen.  I have uploaded a crossword of the key words.   For an extra challenge, you could learn to spell the key words.