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Today is national Time to Talkday - encouraging dialogue as part of all of our well-being.

In support of this, we have decided that we will have a day of limiting screen time and setting the children some tasks to do that support their well-being. We will continue with our scheduled zooms today as normal as we recognise the ‘connection’ of zoom is so important for many of the children and then you can try any of these suggestions of how the rest of the day can be spent.

Please feel free to do the work allocated (below) but we would like today to be as screen-free as possible!

Take photos of your activities and we'll post them on our Twitter feed!!

Good Luck! 



Enjoy drawing? Follow these links (above)  to express your thoughts and feelings in a creative way.


Follow the link and scroll down to find some mindfulness clips:

Mindfulness Activities for Kids - Headspace


Keep fit and active with: 

joe wicks classroom workout - YouTube 

Cosmic Kids Yoga - YouTube

The Daily Mile | UK


Missing the outdoors during lockdown? Find some fun and interesting ways to bring nature indoors

Bringing the sunshine inside / RHS Campaign for School Gardening


Enjoy some free books, quizzes, videos or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters at 

Have some fun | BookTrust




Daily Activities

  • Log on to MyOn and read for 15mins, you can also read a book from home if you prefer. Don't forget to complete an AR Quiz when you finish your book.
  • Go to TT Rockstars and practice your times tables for 15min. Why don't you challenge a friend in a competition?
  • Head over to EdShed to do your spellings for the week. There are also this weeks activities to download if you wish.


To support English this week there will be daily zoom meetings.  These will be used to support and guide pupils in accessing the pre-recorded videos and resources.

This week we will be focussing on non-chronological reports. By the end of the week we have started gathering information and facts for writing your own report about ‘Space Exploration.’


Today's Lesson

In today's lesson, we will plan and write an introduction for our 'Space Exploration' non-chronological report. Join the live zoom meeting at 9:30 and watch the pre-recorded lesson to guide you through the activities.  You will need your note taking sheet from yesterday's lesson.

Year 5/6 Space Exploration Non-Chron 4

This is "Year 5/6 Space Exploration Non-Chron 4" by Sparken Hill Academy on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.


There will be live Maths lesson at 1.30pm  on Zoom.  All zoom links will be posted on class dojo so that you can log on to the lesson each day.  

Today's lesson focus will be finding percentages of amounts and quantities The live lesson will give examples of the questions before pupils have the opportunity to go away and answer additional questions in their own time. 


For today's lesson you have a choice. 

a - Access the attached questions

b - Access the LBQ questions

Year 5 & 6 Percentages of Amounts

Learn some new musical vocabulary with Mr Thornton. 

Sing or play along if you can but, whatever you do, don't set the volcano off!

UKS2 Pitch and other Musical Vocabulary

Wider Curriculum


This week we will continue to look at what people do to support our their community and then move on to protecting the environment and in particular recycling. The weekly overview gives more details on the tasks.