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  • Headteacher: Mrs A Burton
  • Deputy Headteacher: Mrs L Taylor

Week beginning 15th June

Well it's another wet week! Lovely to see so many flowers blooming and the birds enjoying our garden...I hope you're all doing OK and still managing to get some fresh air.  I know you're probably getting a little tired of all this home learning - it's so important you have breaks and keep yourself well, so I've added some mindfulness tasks this week.  I know some of the meditation videos might seem strange at first but give them a go - maybe more than once, then see how you feel!  

Missing you all.

Mrs Lennon


Update: 17/06/2020

If any of you are struggling to make the answers appear after you have attempted the question - please look at the picture above.  Please make sure you are looking at the slides in slideshow view.  The red arrows show either where you can click an icon to make it a slide show (bottom right) or you can click on the slideshow tab in the menu above and then click "from the beginning".  This should mean that as you click through the slides, the answers only appear as and when you want them too.  Thanks :) 

This week's printable timetable

Week beginning:


English – Ride of Passage adventure conclusion

Maths – 4 operations revision

All documents can be found below the table  or via these links

Foundation subjects

All documents can be found below the table  or via these links

Daily activities



Feeling freedom paragraph



Have you recently logged into Accelerated Reader and completed any quizzes lately?  I have all the login details if you cannot find them.  Ask your adult to email me for them.

Decimal multiplication

We are continuing with the 4 operations this week.  Let me know if you are struggling and I’ll help!

The powerpoints have the introduction to each lesson.  There is a PDF for each day with the fluency, twisted and deep dives on – with answers.

PE 1: Dance: Disco 2020

When the weather is dark and dismal, nothing like a little disco dancing to lift your spirits!

Video (You may need to copy and paste the link rather than clicking on it)


How successful was the policy of peaceful co-existence?


Spelling practise - IDL

TT rockstars

Times tables



Ending to the Ride of Passage adventure

Short division with remainders

Breathing techniques 1: Square breathing

There are so many breathing techniques – which sounds strange as we all know how to breathe!  Have a go though, it may surprise you if you realise your breathing is normally quite shallow or fast (can often happen when we are anxious) – this is one technique of many, where controlling your breathing can help you to relax.


I remember, when I was around your age, I always wanted inspiration for what to draw – then I realised that actually you can draw anything and everything around you, it doesn’t have to be a special “thing” to help develop your skills!  This video has some great examples.



Pointless SPaG

Choose any category in round 1 – when you choose one, write down as many ideas as you can (with a 1 minute limit!).  Then click the answers – the idea is to get the lowest points possible!  Can you get a pointless answer?

Round 2 is tougher – it might be a little tricky to know where to click to show the answers (aim for quite close to the numbers)

Short division with decimal answers

PE 2: Calming Pilates 2020

Exercise doesn’t have to be high tempo to be good for you!  Sometimes when were stressed or upset, our breathing becomes shallow and we hold tension in our bodies.  Grab a chair for this video, to help to try and calm any negative feelings you may be having.

Video: (You may need to copy and paste the link rather than clicking on it)



(Summer 2 - Lesson 3)

How can we use electricity?

*See the PowerPoint and resources attached below.


Today there is a very special assembly called ‘spread a little kindness’, with the Duchess of Cambridge.  She will speak about the importance of mental wellbeing among children.   Find it here at 11am or on the TES youtube channel at 10:00

30 minutes of arithmetic – make sure you went yourself the time limit.

How much working out you use is your choice but if you get any questions wrong, you must re-do it with full workings out.


Have you been watching any of the Covid updates each afternoon?  It’s a chance for politicians to inform the public of any developments and importantly, the press and public to ask questions.  This task puts you in the role of the deputy Prime Minister, answering the questions!


Use audio recording / editing software to create a radio-advert which encourages people to use strong passwords.

English Task:

Planning the 3 little pigs newspaper



Introduction – 3 little pigs newspaper

BODMAS revision – starting with brackets.

Creative task:

Have a go at this circle challenge!


Describing the weather

Extension tasks - which can be accessed any day

Have a look at the writing criteria below, which you have seen in class – where can you challenge yourself?

Maths extension tasks:

There is a variety of tasks set this week around the 4 operations.

Please ask your adult to email me if you need your login details

Well done Lily P for completing the most MyMaths tasks this week. Remember to try and aim for at least an 80% pass!

Creative task for this week:

Bees are incredibly important for our planet – perhaps research why and what would happen if we didn’t have them.  Then have a look at this video on how to help make a bee rest stop.


Writing checklist




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