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Home Learning for School Closure 10/12/20

Please see below for a daily timetable supporting you and your child to continue to access the curriculum at home. Please refer to the blended learning homepage for the principles and advice guiding our home learning offer. We endeavour to provide links that are accessible via  a mobile phone and the learning can then be recorded on paper if appropriate. This can be shared via Class Dojo to enable your child's class teacher to provide feedback and guide you and your child on the next steps in their learning. 


There will be supplementary videos posted by class teachers on Class Dojo and remember to tune in for your stories. :)

Home Learning Support Documents


Thursday 17th December

Active Time 


Please use your fitter future login to do some daily workouts.

What a great way to kick start the day! 

Joe Wicks workouts-

Cosmic yoga-


Word of the day 




Practise your spellings for this week.


excellent          excellence           excellency        innocent

confident       confidence       patient       patience


                                 category         cemetery     committee


See the English resources for the Say Look Cover Write Check sheets.

Your spelling test will be on the first Thursday back after Christmas.



Sick sentence:


Wednesday’s answer:


Suddenly, there was a giant, bright blaze of light in the sky, so the shepherds started to follow it.


Today’s sentence:


I fink sum off you might be missing skool but we ca’nt weight too sea you next yeer

WALT: Have fun completing a quiz! 😊


Please complete the quiz that is found in the resources section below….and make sure you have fun!


Remember to post your answers on Class Dojo.

The correct answers will be shared via Class Dojo.

Times Tables 


      Log in to TT Rockstars and try and beat your best score. 

If you haven’t yet, take a look at the games on numbots. 


Also, you could play Hit The Button on


WALT: solve problems logically using trial and error


Watch the clip below which explains two tasks.  You may find it helpful to have some physical resources to support you e.g. beads, pebbles, shells, pasta.



Just for fun!


For those with access to a printer, have a go at one of the Christmas co-ordinate challenges which can be found in the resource section below.


Arithmetic focus:


Short Multiplication


Have a go at these questions.  If you need help to remember the method, a video will be posted on Class Dojo to help you.  There is also a times table grid in the resource section below.


  1. 234 x 5 =
  2. 365 x 6 =
  3. 547 x 8 =
  4. 637 x 9 =
  5. 295 x 4 =


Challenge:  For those of you who feel ready to learn long multiplication, look out for the explanation video on Class Dojo and then try these out.


  1. 345 x 12 =
  2. 567 x 23 =
  3. 873 x 34 =
  4. 462 x 42 =
  5. 764 x 86 =




Please see the ‘Generic Reading to do at home’ link on the school website to choose a book  for your daily reading. 


Watch ‘The Night before Christmas .’  The AR quiz number is 223469.



You might also like to check out Stormsy’s reading:

Christmas Activities


Christmas Party Time! 

Spend some time having fun – play some games, sing Christmas songs or have a Just Dance festival in your lounge.  Do whatever makes you happy.  You could even make some party decorations.  Post a photo on Class Dojo of you having fun!




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