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Week beginning 8th February

Home Reading


Choose a book from home, use the AR Book Finder link below to check the ZPD is in your range. Try to read for 15 minutes per day. When you've finished your book, you can then quiz on this book using the AR website. The link is below. If you are struggling to find a book at home, there is a selection of books on the Active Learn site for you to read at your level. 


School also have access to the fantastic My On resource. Pupils have their own log ins which were provided. Any problems with log ins please contact



Each week spellings will focus on a different spelling rule, adding suffixes or the year 5/6 statutory spelling list.

You will find a presentation and poster attached for the week’s spellings. On the first day, we suggest you utilise these resources to check your child can firstly read the word and understands the meaning.

Throughout the week would we like your child to spend 10-15 minutes per day looking at a different spelling activity. These activities may include a word search, look cover write check and a general task sheet.

Finally, your child will be set an assignment on Spelling Shed each week link to the spellings. We would like them to log on an access the games at some point during the week.

Grammar and Punctuation


To support the teaching of Grammar pupils can answer this weeks Grammar Hammer work sheets. The sheets refer to year groups. Stage 5 - Year 5 and Stage 6 - Year 6



During this term we are studying Extreme Earth. We are focusing in on the Structure of the Earth, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Each week we will upload some work for you to complete. This should take you thirty minutes to one hour to complete.



We know active, healthy children achieve more, that is why PE and School Sport is such a focus at Sparken Hill Academy. To support home learning we have subscribed to Real PE at home.

Each pupil in school will have access to this fantastic resource. Who will be the most active year group during lockdown? Please see the attachment for the joining instructions. It also includes a link to a video explaining how to use the platform

Real PE at home log in details and timetable

Guidance for Families