Sunday, 8 July 2012

Year 4 Home Learning W/E 6.7.12

This week we have been learning about:



Dividing using a grid



Using the features of a fantasy story



Investigating reversible and irreversible changes

Using PowerPoint to create presentations


How to support your child at home:



Calculate the following using a grid:

1. 465 ÷ 5 =

2. 582 ÷ 6 =

3. 496 ÷ 4 =


Calculate the following with remainders:

1. 232 ÷ 5 =

2. 227 ÷ 5 =

3.150 ÷ 4 =


Can you change the remainders into fractions?  



Next week we will be looking at the features of story writing. Bring in your favourite story book to share with the class.



Use the internet and/or information books to gather some extra information for your PowerPoint presentations.


Think about how to present to an audience. What makes a good speaker/listener? You will present your work to the class next week.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Year 5 Home Learning W/E 6.7.12


This week we have been learning about:


Literacy- Spellings- words containing the i_e sound. Definitely, advertise, acquire, admire, excitement...

Planning interview questions that we would ask an Olympic athlete


X 12 tables

Converting 12 and 24 clock times

Working out the duration of journeys, films etc by finding the difference between the start and finishing time


Starting to look at some of the different venues of the Olympic events, both within and outside London

Looking at reversible and irreversible changes- how heating and mixing/dissolving can change materials

How to help your child at home:

Maths- Keep practising your x12 tables

When telling the time, try and get used to using the 24 hour clock as well as the 12 hour clock. Use a timetable/TV guide to work out how long journeys or programmes are on for.

What is the difference between 9.30 and 10.45? 10.25 and 11.50? 14.05 and 16.30?

Have a look at:


Remember to bring in your passports ready for Mondays flight!



Home Learning Year 6

Week ending 6/7/12

This week we have been looking at:

Literacy: Spellings and Oral presentations

Numeracy: Converting between 12 hour and 24 hour clock

                   Solving word problems involving time

Possible activities to help reinforce and apply this week's learning

Literacy – Please learn the following words for next Monday's spelling test.

Group 1                            

Group 2                       






















Please use a dictionary to find their meanings and include them in sentences.

Use a thesaurus to look up synonyms of the words.

Numeracy – practice reading the time. Use the following website for activities:


Leaver's assembly – learn lines from the script and song lyrics.



Home Learning year 1

Year 1 Week Ending 6.7.12
We have been learning:

Literacy - writing comparative sentences

Numeracy - collecting & recording data

Creative Development - designing & making medals

You can help your child at home:

Literacy - use the words 'then and 'now' and the connectives ' but, 'also, 'however' to make comparative sentences about the Olympic games in ancient and modern times.
For example: Then women were not allowed to take part in the games, but now they can.

Numeracy -

Creative Development -  look at medals together from any events and discuss the symbols and words used. Maybe, they could make their own out of play dough.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Year 1

Year 1 Home Learning Week Ending 29.612
We have been learning:
Numeracy - counting in fives ,time
Literacy - acrostic poem
Presentations - oracy and question words
How to help your child at home:
Numeracy - this link is to a game that counts in steps of 1,2,3,5,10,100.
Literacy - make an acrostic poem with your child based on a sports event. The children used the word SPRINT to create their poems, using powerful adjectives and verbs to describe sprinting. You could use a word such as:
Each letter to start the word in each new line spells out the sport.
Presentations - help your child to research their topic and let them practice giving their speech. The children evaluate each other and themselves, based on content, clarity and volume of voice, the way they are stood.