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Week beginning 4th May

Hello Welbeck, 


I hope that you and your family are well. Thank you for all of your hard work over the last couple of weeks. Your work on Purple Mash is fantastic and lots of you are still using Times Tables Rockstars. I am so proud of how hard you are working. 


We have finished our mini topic of 'Ancient Greece' now and this week we will be starting 'The Tudors'. I have attached the topic web of ideas for you to try over the next two weeks. If you would like to do any additional research or activities that is not a problem. 


I have still included lots of fantastic websites that will help you with your learning.  


On the Home School Link of the website I have added some Take Five videos that you might like to do with your family at home. I sent out the password to access these videos on Marvellous Me but please contact the office if you would like a reminder of the password. This week I should be receiving more videos to add to our collection. 


It has been lovely to see photos of some of the excellent pieces of work you have been completing at home. I have been adding some of the photos onto the gallery section of the school website. Please keep emailing your photos to the school office email address- I am enjoying seeing them. 


Keep working hard but please do not put too much pressure on yourselves- you are all doing an amazing job and should be so proud of yourselves and the adjustments you have made to your learning.


Remember to do something fun each day. This could be playing on your garden, taking part in the Joe Wicks exercise, playing board games with your family, keeping in contact with your friends or baking. 


Keep being amazing- I am very proud of you all and I am missing you lots. 


Take care,


Miss Tomlinson

Writing Challenge


Over the next 5 days, I would like you to write a story, this can be any style of your choice. 

Aim to write a chapter per day. 

Chapter 1 - An introduction, introduce your main characters and setting and set the scene.

Chapter 2 - Build up to the main event in your story. 

Chapter 3 - Think of a main event or problem for your characters to solve. 

Chapter 4 - How do your characters solve the problem? 

Chapter 5 - An ending for your story. 


Try to include our word of the week and all other features of a story that we have learnt about. 



Y5- plough, bough, drought, brought, bought, wrought, thought, ought, borough, thorough



Y6- produce, present, reason, silence, support, transport, surprise, scratch, freeze, balance. 

Word of the Week


Obligatory adjective


Required by a legal, moral, or other rule; compulsory.


"Use of seat belts in cars is now obligatory"

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.

VE Day- 8th May 2020

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.