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Today you will take part in our spelling test. Follow the video below to complete the test. 





Today you are going to be learning about non finite subordinate clauses. Watch the video and then complete the task.



Starter- Mental arithmetic. Set yourself a timer and try to complete as many questions as you can in 10 minutes. Remember to use methods that you have been taught. 

Today we are going to be learning to translate shapes. Work through the PowerPoint and listen to the audio clips. Once you have done that try the activity.

English- Big Write


We have now finished our story 'Street Child'. Hopefully you will have started to develop your understanding of what it would have been like for a child to grow up in the workhouse. Jim manage to escape the workhouse however Tip was too afraid to leave because he knew how bad the punishment could be if they were caught. 


Today, you are going to write as if you are Tip. You are going to write about your day in the workhouse. This can be done as a diary entry or a chronological report (using headings to talk through different parts of the day- in order). Make sure you include lots of detail about the workhouse conditions, how the people living there feel and how they are treated.


Remember in school you would normally spend 45 minutes writing your Big Write. Set yourself a timer and try to stick to a similar time. Also I would expect to see at least two A4 sides of writing to be completed during this time. 




Today we are going to be thinking about our friendships. It is very important that our friends become VIP's to us as they are people who will make us happy and care for us.  Can you answer the questions below in full sentences?


- What is the difference between a positive friendship and a negative friendship?

- What do you think may differ between them both?

- How do you think friends would talk to each other in a positive friendship?

- How do you think friends would take to each other in a negative friendship? 


Sometimes our friends might ask us to keep a secret for them. Is it always important to keep a secret? Is there ever a time where you might need to break a secret?


We trust our friends and that is why we sometimes tell them our secrets. Last week we learnt about the importance of sharing your worries with someone that you trust and sometimes our secrets may make us feel worried. Sometimes we might tell a friend a secret and they might tell an adult. 

- Why do you think that is?


Work through the PowerPoint and look at the different secrets. 

- Which secret do you think should be kept a secret and which should be shared?

- Who can you talk to if you are keeping a secret that is worrying you?



The NSPCC is a children's charity who provide support for any child who may need it. I would like you to write a jingle that the NSPCC can use to encourage children to speak out against secrets that may be worrying them.


We have learnt about jingles twice this year. Once in English and then in computing just before Christmas. What you should include in your jingle:

- catchy slogan

- short lines (similar to a song)

- rhyming words?

- enough information



Over the last  couple of weeks you have been learning the 'Classics for Kids' website to learn about the rhythm, famous composers and the name of musical notes.


Today you are going to be composing your own piece of music. What I would like you to think about is:

  • what rhythm are you wanting to create?
  • what type of music are you wanting to create?
  • is it a happy or sad piece of music?
  • what story are you hoping to create in your music?
  • can you think of a name for your music?