Week beginning 13th July 2020
Thank you for another great week of home learning...the work keeps pouring in. Izzy has done some great book reviews and Thomas has discovered what Alfie's mysterious creature is (see below). Joey has also been working very hard at home and has been cooking up some amazing recipes!
It was really lovely to see the year 2 and 3 children in school last week. They had all grown and looked happy and well. Even though it was just one day, I think it will have helped them to see how school and their friends are still the same as they remembered (with a few tweaks) and that the return to school in September will be a little easier.
I would just like to say a big thank you to you all at home who have coped with working and home schooling...you are amazing! Also thank you for all you kind e-mails, I really appreciate them.
There is a summer activity for you to do if you need a project and I will leave all the content of our page on line in case there are still things you would like to do.
Do have a great summer and take care of yourselves.
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Sports Day Results
The results are in! A big thank you to everyone who took part, we hope you all had good fun and enjoyed the different activities, even if they were a little unusual! In no particular order, here are the results:
That means the overall winning team this year is Acacia. Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures for the gallery page, you can see those on the website now.
Worship with Reverend Simpson and his team.
Thirsk Parish Team are preparing a weekly act of Collective Worship which will be screened in all the classes in school on Wednesday mornings. If families at home would like to join in, here is the link for 1st July:
Read every day.
Set up a reading journal
Grab yourself a little note book and try out these reading activities...
Practice a few everyday
Phonics - Learn to read and write using sounds
This week’s writing task...
13/7/20 Keep a diary of your summer holiday. Write an entry everyday and include a picture. Note down the book you are reading as well.
6/7/20 This week I would like you to write some detailed character descriptions. You could write about the characters from the book you are reading. Use lots of adjectives to describe what they look like and how they act and behave.
28/6/20 Do you remember the story of the Giant Turnip? Have a look at the worksheet below and jot down what you think the different characters are saying. You can watch the story here... https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/55ss9qY2fJvKLQQbmJg7tYR/boris-and-the-giant-turnip
What message do you think the story is telling you? I thought it would be fun this week to write your own version. You could change the vegetable and have as many characters joining in the big challenge as you want...but remember to finish with a small character who may seem weak and unable to help but in the end it is this character who makes the difference.
22/6/20 Go back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the planet. Pretend you are walking through the picture and write about what you can see, hear, smell. Make sure you say how you feel when you see the different types of dinosaur. You could have an exciting event happen e.g. a Tyranosaurus Rex spots you or you climb a tree to feed a Diplodocus. The adventure is all yours to tell. This week make sure you use a good range of punctuation including the full stop, commas for lists, question marks, exclamation marks and inverted commas to punctuate speech. The resources are below including a fun 3D dinosaur model to make.
f you want to write more, here are some ideas for you...
Daily picture resource to inspire writing by Pobble 365
Follow the White Rose Maths lessons
There are some useful maths tool kits at the bottom of our class page, keep scrolling down.
Start a maths session with...
Revisit, revise and recall
Maths Games and Activities (Thursday 18th June Update)
Recently we were supplied with a link to a variety of maths games designed to focus on a mixture of mathematical skills. A link to these can be found here:
Alternatively, a link to all of the resources can be found below.
Miss Wilkinson is providing you with some activities about nature this half term.
The documents are below.
Find out about the journey a banana takes to reach you. You could draw the different stages of the journey and include a few sentences to explain. Find out more about Fairtrade in our reading comprehension this week. Why not try cooking a banana based recipe? You could design a banana super hero too.
Other Curriculum Subjects
Be a busy bee and choose from the mini projects below or follow your own interests.
These websites provide lots of lessons on things that might interest you.
BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/
Isobel 12/5/20 Updated 18/5/20
Isobel has kept herself very busy during the lockdown doing work from our class page and continuing her singing with Ripon Cathedral Choir (via the internet). She was even sang for the V.E. Day celebrations which was played at St. Paul's Cathedral! Her family are super proud of her and so are we
A big well done to Izzy for doing so much learning!
A big hello to Jimmy. He has been busy doing some of the activities from our class page and the White Rose Maths. He is having piano lessons from the Internet and he is learning to play the cornet (let's hope he has a shed at the bottom of the garden to practice in! - only joking Jimmy!) I wonder if his mum is missing a beautiful tulip from the garden?
22/6/20 Have a look at Jimmy doing some fun science investigations in the science section of our page.
Reuben has been in contact this week. As you can see from his photos he has been busy drawing and trying his best to keep practising his football skills. It must be hard for him (and all you sporty people) not to be able to play matches and games with your friends! so you have to keep training, just like Reuben.
Isla 22/4/20 22/6/20
Hello to Isla. It look s like Isla has been having some fun in her garden. She has found some nice flowers and has been using chalk to decorate her patio.
Adam has sent me some of his lovely work to share with you. He has used some of the materials from Twinkl to help him with his learning. I really liked the writing he did based o a picture. I'm not sure whether the picture was from Pobble 365 (find the link below) or just one he had found, but it was great to see a nice long piece of writing. Well done Adam, keep up the good work.
Dexter has shared some of the things he has been doing during the lockdown. He has been very busy indeed! Dexter has been doing some science experiments and going on long bike rides with his dad. He has all the right equipment to keep him safe, including wearing his helmet...well done.
Dexter has been working like a scientist using his microscope to look at the different parts of a flower.
Oliver has sent in some lovely photos of his work to share with you. He says he has been working very, very, very hard. It looks like he has! He has done maths and learned his spellings and he has painted some pebbles and his model spitfire. Oliver has also continued learning about Captain Cook and made some boats (some of you might remember the paper boat he brought into school). Oliver has been a big help to mummy and daddy by painting the shed and helping to organise tools. Well done Oliver!
A big hello to Thomas who has sent in lots of his work. He has been very busy doing the White Rose Maths and his mum says the videos are very good. He likes improving his maths on Sumdog and is reading his Tum Tum and Nutmeg stories. He has been listening to the Secret Garden on audible and would like to tell you all the children's books on audible are free to listen to at the moment. Great top tip! Thomas and his mum have made a timetable of activities so that he knows what they are doing each day and this has really helped to keep doing his school work. Well done Thomas, you are doing brilliantly!
Ashton 2/4/20 updated 30/4/20
Hello from Ashton. As you can see from his pictures, Ashton has been very busy doing all sorts of things. Exciting news, he has now got his baby rabbit, Izzy and Dexter's is called Mini. Maybe Ashton might do some research on how to look after his rabbit and make a leaflet on how to look after a pet rabbit. If you have a pet, you could do the same.
Harry has sent in these pictures showing you some of his amazing work. He has been making a book all about different birds. He has spent time watching the birds in his garden as well. The birds are vey busy at the moment, so its a great time to watch them. Harry made a list of all the birds he saw. Why don't you do a bird survey, like Harry? You could draw a graph to show how many of each type of bird you saw.
Harry has had a lovely Easter holiday... at home...camping. Yet another amazing way of making the most of time together with his family during the lockdown.
Update 24/4/20 updated 22/5/20
What a busy week Harry has had. He did really well on his spellings this week. Harry was asking me about the Percy Parker times tables songs. I don't think you can access them online as they are very old! If anyone finds any nice songs online let me know and I will share them with you all.
Harry 8/4/20 updated 1/5/20 22/6/20
Harry has sent me more of his wonderful work to share with you. He has had a busy week by the look of things. Harry has done the Easter themed work as well as the White Rose maths and learning his spellings. He made a banana loaf this week, which is a strange coincidence because I did as well! Harry and his family have set up a camera trap in their garden and have caught a fox and some deer on film. You are doing so well, Harry.
Myles 1/4/20 Updated 19/5/20 22/6/20
Myles is missing chatting with his friends but has been busy doing maths on Sumdog, P.E. with Joe Wicks and science with Maddie Moat. He has even had a go at making bread. Best of all, Myles has been enjoying drawing with Rob Biddulp. Here are some of his drawings.
Ellie 1/4/20 21/4/20 4/5/20 28/6/20
Alfie 1/4/20 Updated 23/4/20, 30/4/20, 12/5/20, 19/5/20
Thank you, Alfie for sending in your work. What a good idea to write about your happy times. Maybe other people could do the same? It’s good to remember the fun things we used to do. I’m sure we will all be enjoying doing these things again soon.
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