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Week beginning 18th May

Hello Welbeck,


I hope that you are all safe and well. You are all doing a fantastic job in the difficult situation and you should feel very proud of yourselves. 


Thank you for the fantastic work on Purple Mash and for the emails that many of you are sending me. It really makes me smile hearing from you and seeing the incredible work that you are doing. 


Keep working hard and remember to do what works best for your family. If you need any help with anything please email the school office and I will get back to you as quickly as I can. 


Keep being amazing- I am so proud of you all and missing you so much.


Take care,


Miss Tomlinson 



A Marvellous Me has been sent to you with your child's Active Learn username and password. This website will allow you to access books that are at your child's book band level. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any problems accessing your account. 

Writing Challenge


This week I would like you to write an information/ non-fiction book about the Tudors. You might choose to have different sections focusing on Henry VIII, his children and his wife. You might also want to do some research on other popular themes during the Tudor times including food, schools, punishment and entertainment. 


Think carefully about what an information text/ non-fiction book should include e.g. glossary etc and try to include these in your work.



Y5- nearby, everywhere, nowhere, inside, downstairs, outside, upstairs, underneath, behind, somewhere



Y6- possible, horrible, terrible, visible, incredible, sensible, forcible, legible, responsible, reversible. 

Word of the Week




'walking in a relaxed speed'.


E.g. Whilst waiting for their flight, they went for a saunter around the airport. 


Can you write 5 sentences with our word of the week?

White Rose Maths


White Rose Hub have created a home learning section which includes 5 maths lessons. The children can watch the 5 minute video explaining the task and then complete the work sheet. They are providing 5 lessons per week which follows the curriculum.

Oak National Academy



Similar to White Rose Maths, Oak National Academy have designed an online classroom where they are uploading a range of lessons each week tailored towards the year 5 and 6 curriculum. These include 5 English and Maths lessons and a range of foundation subjects including Science, History and Modern Foreign Languages.  This may be a resource that you would like to use at home throughout the next couple of weeks.



Writing Opportunities


Grimm & Co are in the process of launching a range of writing activities for children to take part in during the home learning period. These writing sessions will range from short-burst weekly writing exercises to longer writing projects. They will also be providing activities and step-by-step instructions as well as videos to help the children complete the tasks.  They will be adding different activities each week. The website below will take you directly to their website. 



Natural Curriculum


This website is aimed at Year 5 children, giving them daily grammar activities to complete based on animals. There is a video for each activity for the children to watch and a range of activities to complete. This may also be a good website for Year 6 children to use to recap on previous learning.


There is also a Home Learning section of the website that is specific for different year groups. Each year group is given an animal of focus and are asked to watch a video before completing a written task.



R.E. Resources


Natre is a website where you will find free resources and activities to complete during this home learning period. It covers a range of aspects relating to Religious Education and has lots of fun activities for the children to do. 

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