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Monday 1st March 2021

08:45 - 09:00 - Word of the day


What does it mean? 

Can you think of synonyms and antonyms? 

What word class does it belong to: adjectives, verbs, nouns or adverbs? 

How many syllables does the word have? 

Can you include it in a sentence? Remember capital letters and punctuation.


So we can bring online and classroom pupils in line with the Spelling rota, there will be no Spelling Challenge this week. Please practise your Week 2 Spellings in readiness for next week …. IN CLASS! Whoohoo!


09:00 - 09:30 - Reading 

Mythical Stories from Different Cultures 

Read the text all about The Story of Arachne! 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. 


09:30 - 09:50 -SPaG

Work through the SPaG Activity 1 questions. There are questions on possessive pronouns, conjunctions, prepositions, synonyms and apostrophes to indicate possession. Check Answers – SPaG Activity 1 to see how you performed. If you have log-in details for Lexia and Spellzone, spend 5 or 10 minutes working through them.


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

Fractions greater than 1 

Today you will be reading and colouring diagrams showing fractions greater than 1. Take a look at this video  or use the practice questions on Fractions greater than 1 – Introduction powerpoint. Then have a go at the Maths Worksheet and use Maths Answers to check how you did (both in Learning Resources). 


Finished? Would you like a challenge?   

Have a go at working out the Day 1 Challenge (in Learning Resources). 


11:30 - 12:30 - English

Planning a diary 

Today, you will be planning your diary in the role of Alfie. We will be focussing on Chapter 3 and 4 where Miss Root visits the school for an assembly. Over the last week, we have been focussing on: 

  • Writing in an informal language (a chatty style) TUESDAY 23rd  

  • Time conjunctions WEDNESDAY 24th  

  • Speech with inverted commas THURSDAY 25th  

  • Writing a character description FRIDAY 26th 


The PowerPoint will guide your learning. There is a planning sheet in Learning Recourses which will help you to write your ideas in more detail and note down skills you might use in each section. 


Happy planning! 


12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Time



Afternoon - Wider Curriculum 


Last week, we started looking at different shapes in gymnastics. If you would like to refresh yourself, watch this video. 


Today, we are going to be learning about different balances in gymnastics. Watch the video below and practice your balances. 

Aspire Gymnastics - Balances - YouTube 


Make sure you have somewhere comfortable to practice your positions, for example on carpet or a yoga mat. 


Take a look at the document ‘PE - Balances’ in Learning Resources. How many balances can you remember? 



Today we are looking at how feelings change over time and how you can deal with them to lead a happy, positive life.  


Take a look at the ‘PSHE - Changin Emotions’ PowerPoint which will guide you through the learning and activities for today. There are resources ‘PSHE - Learning Resources’ to support the learning in Learning Resources.  


Story Time

Listen to 'The Wizard of Oz'. Today you will be listening to Chapter 11.


Learning Resources