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It is incredibly important that your child has structure at home if they are having extended time off, which includes learning. We have created a suggested timetable, which may help your child stay focused and keep on top of their learning at home.
8:00- 9:00- wake up and have breakfast
9:00- Get dressed and washed
9:30- Read a book
10:00- English activities
10:30- Break, including physical movement around the house or in the garden
11:00- Maths activities
11:30 - Break, including physical movement around the house or in the garden
12:00- Learning challenge - Topic activities
12:30- 1:30- Lunch
1:30- Creative time (drawing, colouring, painting, sports, making, cooking, building)
For free 5-minute videos on keeping active indoors and also PE sessions to complete at home, please visit Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, Youtube channel for a range of videos for both your children and yourself. Remember, it is essential that our children remain active!
Within each sub-page below there are a range of resources for your child, which can be completed in the exercise books that were previously sent home with your child.
However, there are a range of free materials available on the internet, our favourite websites have been linked below, that you can access by creating a free account.
Please don't forget to use our school's own paid subscription websites: Education City, Timestable Rockstar and Bug Club (Active Learn). Your child has been sent home with a list of all of their usernames and passwords for these websites.
School's paid subscribed websites:
Timestable Rockstar: https://play.ttrockstars.com/
Active Learn / Bug Club: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0
Recommended websites to use:
Twinkl, please use the free access code (UKTWINKLHELPS) : https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search
White Rose Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/
Tes website - reading resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-activity-sheet-12268143
Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuxu3sLztrvWFehzv-LnR2c&feature=share
Audible, free audio children's books: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Simple, non-screen, fun activities for kids to complete: https://medium.com/pobble/simple-and-fun-non-screen-activities-that-children-can-do-at-home-115543cb3b9c
Autumn 2 Learning
This half-term we have done A LOT of learning. We have been learning about the Marvellous Mayans, as a part of our learning challenge, which the children really enjoyed! In History, they looked at who the Mayans were, their beliefs and why they disappeared. In Science, they have been learning all about Space and the movement of the planets in relation to the sun (ask your child what they know and they will be able to tell you some interesting facts!). For our English, we have looked completed a Journey Story about the brilliant book, Varjak Paw and 5D also looked at different biographies of astronauts. It has been a fantastic half-term with lots of fun, active learning and we are excited to begin a new half-term in 2020!
This half term we have done lots of learning! Our fantastic Shakespeare cast have had the chance to go to a workshop to perform to another school what they have worked on so far in their production, which went fantastically!
Our children have been enjoying our topic of the Amazon rainforest, exploring life cycles, where the Amazon is and lots of other interesting lessons. We also have linked our learning topic to our English writing, producing a newspaper article based on ideas about the current fire in the Amazon rainforest.
Keep checking our website and also the school's twitter account for pictures of your children's brilliant work.
We hope you enjoyed our Welcome Meeting the other day and, as promised, we have uploaded the children's homework sheet (with all the information of what they should be completing this half-term), the objectives sheet - that was handed out during the meeting - and the entire terms spellings which are listed week-by-week.
Miss Murphy and Miss Coyne are excited to get the year started and push the children within their learning.
As a reminder, those children involved in Shakespeare will have rehearsals on Wednesday afternoons (during school), Thursday mornings (during school) and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. until 3:55 p.m. This is to ensure that the children are getting enough rehearsals before the performance at Z-arts on Tuesday 5th November.
Thank you for your continued support and if you have any issues or concerns please speak to your us after school!
Dear children and parents... WELCOME TO YEAR 5!!
You've now had a chance to meet your new teachers and we can't wait to start our journey together.
In the meantime, have a restful 6 weeks off.
Remember to keep checking this class page for regular updates in September.
Miss Coyne & Miss Murphy