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Week Beginning: 29th June 2020

Week beginning: 29th June 2020

The children have a Maths and English task set daily and one Topic, Science and Spellings task which can be completed at any point over the week. Please scroll down to find the weekly activities at the bottom of this page.


Encourage your child to read daily and complete their reading record.

If you would like to access stage books online, please go to: and use the login details that have been emailed to you. 


They could listen to extracts of stories using the following link: and click on the ‘Home Time’ section. 

Perhaps they could listen to ‘There Is No Dragon In This Story’ using this link:


Maths: Watch the presentation on ‘Telling the time half past’. Practise making o’clock and half past times on an analogue clock at home. Perhaps you can use the clock you made last week to practise with. You can also watch the time video using the BBC Bitesize link below.

English: Today will be the last piece of work on the story of ‘The Dark’. Watch the story of ‘The Dark’ using the link below. What did you think of the story? Complete Task 6: Create It. You can use the questions to help you think but you do not need to write down the answers.


Maths: Try the activity sheet below on ‘Time to the half hour’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete.

English: For the rest of this week, we will be completing activities on the book ‘The Snail and The Whale’. Choose one of the three description activities below (they have different levels of challenge). Each activity has a link to the story.


Maths: Try the activity sheet below on ‘Writing time’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete.

English: Watch or re-read the story of ‘The Snail and The Whale’. Choose one of the activities to try, thinking about the story.


Maths: Try the activity sheet below on ‘Comparing time’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete.

English: Imagine you are the snail and you could go anywhere in the world on the whale. Where would you go? See the writing task below and writing template you could use.


Maths: Choose one of the ‘O’clock and half past worksheets below’. There are three levels of challenge so choose one you feel you can complete. A Purple Mash activity has been set for you. Please log in to complete the task.

English: Choose one of the story review activities to do. There is a template below for the first activity (story ordering).

Weekly tasks:


Practise your spellings daily using one of the activities from our school's spelling approach. A spelling test will be set on Friday through Purple Mash.


We have completed our Science topic on plants so we will be spending the rest of this term visiting the areas of Science that we still need to look at or need to revise.


This week we are revising our work on materials. Please find attached some revision questions to work on. In addition, you can look through the Science knowledge organiser on Materials to help you remember what we have learnt over the year.


Just for fun (this activity is optional)

You could use the links below to watch the materials song or to do activities on BBC Bitesize. Perhaps you could go on a materials hunt around your home! Can you put objects into different groups by looking at the materials they are made from?


Our topic this term is called ‘In Grandma’s Day’. In this topic we will be looking at changes within living memory.


For the next two weeks we would like to work on your very own project, thinking about changes within living memory and beyond. You need to choose a topic for your project. A few ideas are:

  • Travel/Transport (You might want to choose a specific vehicle)
  • Technology
  • Communication
  • Clothes
  • Homes/buildings
  • Schools
  • Household items

You will need to research the history of this topic and how it has changed over time. You can include facts, photos, drawings or videos to show how it has changed. You may present your project in any way you wish. You could present your project as:

  • A PowerPoint presentation
  • A leaflet
  • A poster
  • A video
  • A booklet
  • Any other way you choose

We have included some resources below which may help you to choose your project and to get started. However, you do not need to use these.


Ruth Miskin is doing live phonics streaming daily with different sets of speed sounds. She holds sessions at 9.30/10.00/10.30 in the mornings. This follows the same format as our phonics sessions in school. The children can practise set 2 and 3 sounds.

You could practise phonics daily using the weblink listed below.


Keep an eye on the English resources section of our class webpage as we will be adding phonics resources and sounds that the children can practise.

PSHE and wellbeing:


You can carry on reading the Diary of Harold the Giraffe using this link:


Using the BBC Bitesize link below, watch the videos on ‘What is computer code?’ There are 2 activities under the videos to try.


It is important to have time to reflect at the moment and think about our feelings. It is also important to think about what we are grateful for. Use some of these activities to relax and reflect on our gratitude and feelings.

Optional Extra Activities:


Below are some optional Maths and English activities.


You can follow up our work on position and direction using the videos and activities in the link below. This follows position and direction in football, linked to the Premier League.