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Monday 1st February 2021

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week. Make sure you take some time out for yourself to relax, reflect and ‘Express Yourself’ by sharing feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through things like art, writing, music, dance and baking. We hope that by doing things that make you feel good, you can improve your mental health, especially when facing tough situations or difficult times. smiley



08:45 - 09:00 -Spelling Challenge

To complete your Week 4 Spelling Challenge, ask an adult or a sibling to read out your Week 4 spelling words to you. Then spend this week practising your Week 5 Spellings. All spellings can be found in Learning Resources.


09:00 - 09:30 - Reading 

Treasure Island 

Read the fictional story all about a treasure island! Answer the questions on the sheet. It might be helpful to underline key words in the questions to remind you of what to look for.  

CHALLENGE: When you are finished, have a look at the speech in this text. Remember the rules that are needed for speech and have a go at writing your own speech using these rules. 


09:30 - 09:50 -SPaG

We are focusing on adding more detail to simple noun phrases by adding adjectives. Work though the practice questions on the Expanded Noun Phrases – Introduction powerpoint and then complete the SPaG – Create your own ENPs activity. You have pictures to help you create your own expanded noun phrases.


09:50 - 10:30 - Zoom Call


10:30 - 10:45 - Break Time

Have a drink, exercise or get some fresh air if you can!


10:45 - 11:30 - Maths

Correspondence Problems 

Today you will be working through correspondence problems. Take a look at this video and then have a go at the White Rose worksheet. 


Finished? Would you like a challenge?   

Have a go at working out the Day 1 Challenge. The document is in the learning resources. 


11:30 - 12:30 - English

We are focusing on poetry this week and will be writing a special type of poem about Ella’s voice at the end of the week. Read Lesson 1 - Responding to poetry. Take your time to read, enjoy and discuss each of the poems. Talk to someone else about what you like about them. Here are some questions to help you:

  • Did you picture/visualise a person or a place as you read the poem?
  • Was there a particular subject you liked reading about most of all?
  • Was there a word or phrase that stood out for you?


Then complete your Poem Reviews.


Some of the poems were written by the Year 4 class last year. Can you guess which ones? The answers are in Learning Resources.


12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Time


Afternoon - Wider Curriculum 


Children and young people aged between 5 – 18 years should be aiming for an average of 60 minutes of exercise every day. Taking part in a variety of types and intensities of physical activity across the week will develop movement skills, muscles and bones! Reduce the time spent sitting or lying down and break up long periods of not moving with some activity.  


Change 4 Life  

Here are some 10 minute shake up games that you could try at home! Choose your favourite Disney character and see what activities they have in store for you. 


Home Workout 

Have a go at this 15 minute home workout. Can you keep up with him? Once you have completed this workout, keep your hand on your heart. Can you count the number of beats in one minute? 



Get your feet tapping, your hands shaking and your body moving with some zumba for children! See if you can remember any of the dance moves for the song for the rest of the week! 


Cosmic Yoga 

Relax and stretch your body with Cosmic Yoga. This week we are off to The Wizard of Oz. 


Stay active, stay healthy and stay happy! 



This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, therefore we will thinking more about our feelings and ways to ‘Express Yourself’ which is this year’s theme! 


Look through ‘PSHE – Express Yourself’ which explains what expressing yourself means and offers different ways to express yourself. Your task is to then find a way to express yourself! This could be singing, dancing, baking, painting, drawing, origami, playing music, creating a song and much more. Take a look at slide 5 on the PowerPoint for more ideas. There are some mindfulness colouring sheets in Learning Resources and there are some links below to help you ‘Express Yourself’. 




Guided meditation 




We look forward to seeing all of the different ways you have been expressing yourself! 


Story Time

Listen to 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. Today you will be listening to Chapter 12 and 13.


Learning Resources