TRANSPORT FOR 2020-2021

Dear Parents,

We have received notification from the Transport Team advising that you can now apply for Home to School transport for 2020-2021.

If you wish to apply for, or renew, transport support for your child you will need to submit an application form by the end of May in order to ensure it is in place for September.

These can be found online at www.southtyneside.gov.uk/schooltransport

All pupils who use Home to School transport must re-apply each year. If you already receive support please complete the ‘Renewal’ form. This is a much shorter form and allows you to let them know of any changes since your original application.

If you have any questions, please contact the Transport Team on 0191 4242789

Mrs Watson

Hi,

I hope you and your family are well. It’s a very surreal time for us all at the moment. If you are a little anxious about the coronavirus this online course might be worth checking out. It is suitable for children aged 7-12 years and has been shared with us from our Healthy Minds Team.

https://lms.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/course/view.php?id=375  

Take care and stay safe

Mrs Riches

 

Please expectations and links to home learning below.

Reading English Maths  Times tables Curriculum 
Read at least one of their

reading books at home and

answer simple questions or

if they are on longer texts 4 chapters each day

or one unit of reading plus 

daily

Children will be

expected to work on

one section

of spag.com each 

day

Children will be expected

to complete one

unit of Mathletics 

each day

TT rockstars can

be completed 

each day. 

Monday 1st June 2020

Good Morning everyone!  I hope you’ve all had a fabulous relaxing break over half term and are raring to go with some new tasks this morning.  The weather was amazing last week so I hope you all had some fun in the sun!

IXL – Today I would like you to catch up with some IXL – look at the Maths and English tasks that I have set for you under the ‘recommended by my teacher’ heading.We have set a target of 4000 questions for the week….sadly we didn’t make it the week before half term but your brains will now be well rested and ready to smash our target this week!

Exercise – Have a go at the following workout….

What’s Your Name workout

Select each letter of your name and that’s the activity you have to do. You could keep it simple by just doing your first name, challenge yourself with first name and surname OR super challenge with first, middle and surname!!

What will your work out be?

Reading – Read for 10 minutes to someone at home.  You could read your reading book, a newspaper, a comic, a story on a Kindle….anything at all!

Good luck!

Mrs Watson x

 

 

Friday 22nd May 2020

Good morning all….. we have reached fabulous Friday!  We aren’t doing so well on IXL this week.  I think we need a really big push today to reach our target of 4000 questions.  Please try to log on and have a go!

Today’s work is as follows:

  • Sign into IXL and complete the tasks I have set you.  Please start with those tasks in the Recommended by my Teacher section.  You can always go on to look at other tasks if you have time afterwards.
  • Animal Silhouette and Patterns:A silhouette is the black shape of an object. We can also say, shadow. Today you are going to use animal silhouettes and patterns to make an animal themed piece of artwork.

    Firstly, I would like you to think about your favourite animal. Think about its skin or fur in terms of pattern and texture. What does it look like? What does it feel like? Can you think of any words to describe it i.e. furry, spiky, slimy, fuzzy, sharp etc.? What colour is the skin or fur of your animal? Look at the animals below and see if you can describe their skin, fur or feathers.

When you have chosen your creature, using black paper and a pencil, trace, draw the outline of your chosen animal, carefully including part of its body that helps identify it.

Next, carefully cut the outline of your animal out of the black paper and put it to one side. If you can’t find any black paper you could always use white and then colour your animal shape in black with a black pencil or pen.

Next, using white paper, lightly draw the pattern of your animal’s skin or fur all across the page. Using your coloured pencils or oil pastels, fill in the colours inside your pattern. As you do this consider what texture might feel like and how you can convey that in your line quality. If your texture is fuzzy, use short soft strokes. If your texture is spiky, use long specific strokes. If your skin is bumpy like an octopus’ example, we left white areas around the suckers to show the suckers above the skin. When you have finished your skin/fur background you will then need to stick your black animal silhouette into the centre of your page……. hey presto you’ve created a piece of Animal Art!

Send us a photo showing your finished designs.

Mrs. Watson xx

Thursday 21st May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Would you believe we have reached 2056 questions on IXL for this week?  Just 1944 questions to go to reach our target of 4000.

 

Today I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Log onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks. Feel free to do extra if you have time.  Remember to look in the Recommended by my teacher section.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – have you managed to learn a new times table this week?
  • Read your reading book to someone at home – remember it can be to anyone at all……your parents, your neighbour over the fence, your uncle on FaceTime, your budgie in its cage….anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.

Fish Art

As part of our animal-themed week we are going to be making a piece of fish art- where the fish can open and close his mouth!

You will need:

-paper

-coloured pens/pencils

-pencil

Here is the link to watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk8DyJVe8fk

There are step by step instructions below if you are unable to watch the link. Have a think, once you have made your fish art, could you do it with any other animals?

Send over your finished pictures to the school FB page. Enjoy!

 

Fold your paper into thirds.

Draw the outline of the fish with a pencil.

Open up, and draw the inside pattern and teeth.

Open it up and go over pencil markings in darker pencil or pen.

Colour it in.

Open and close the picture to show the fish opening and closing its mouth!

Enjoy creating your picture!

Mrs Watson x

 

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Hope you are still keeping safe!

It’s wonderful Wednesday today….. so far this week we have answered 1569 questions on IXL – we had completed 2075 at this time last week!   Our target this week is 4000 again – let’s see if we can smash it like last week!

Here are today’s tasks…..

Remember to do the Recommended by my Teacher tasks first!

Then see if you can create food chains of your own using the following links….

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/z93vdxs   Food chain challenge savannah

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/zcgbjty  Food chain challenge tundra

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/zsphrwx  Food chain challenge woodland

 

Good luck!!

Mrs Watson x

 

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Good morning – it’s terrific Tuesday again! Hope you’re all okay….. so far we have answered 1083 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!  We are aiming for 4000 again this week by Friday!

Last week we exceeded our target and achieved 4510 questions!  Well done everyone!  We also beat ARB1 in our challenge!  Super work everyone….keep trying hard!

Today, I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Sign onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – can you learn a new times table this week?
  • Read a book to someone at home – your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone…..anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

Act of Kindness Task 2

Today we want you to ‘brighten’ the place up a little! Use colour to do something kind and make people happy.

You could :

  • Do a chalk painting of positive words on the path
  • Draw a picture for your postman and leave it on your door
  • Decorate your window (with adult’s permission)
  • Draw a picture and post it to a friend

Get creative! Let us know how you get on by sending any pictures to the Facebook page.

Mrs Watson x

 

Monday 18th May 2020

Good morning everyone!

It’s marvellous Monday once again!  I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend and are still staying safe! I am missing you all and wish this was all over so we could be back at school together again.

Here are today’s tasks…..

  • Sign into IXL and complete the assigned tasks (look in the ‘recommended by my teacher’ section for the work I have set for you).
  • Read for 10 minutes to an adult – this could be anything….your reading book, a comic, a newspaper or a book you have at home.
  • Listen to this story online about being kind  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAo4-2UzgPo
  • This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and in light of the current situation, it is even more important than usual to raise awareness.Kindness has been chosen as this year’s theme because “Kindness strengthens relationships, develops community and deepens solidarity. It is a cornerstone of our individual and collective mental health. Wisdom from every culture across history recognises that kindness is something that all human beings need to experience and practise to be fully alive.”We have decided to try and take part in an act of kindness each day this week and want you to join in. It may be an act of kindness towards a friend, family member, a stranger or even yourself!Act of Kindness Task 1 Why not do something kind and make someone laugh today? It has been proven that having a laugh is super for your mental health and well being! It reduces stress and releases ‘feel-good’ chemicals.

 

So, we want to you think of your best jokes to make people laugh. Any great ones you can think of, send us a video of you telling them or write them down and we will share them on the Facebook page.

Here’s one to get you started…..

I think you can do better than me……

Mrs Watson x

 

Friday 15th May 2020

Good morning all….. we have reached fabulous Friday!  We are doing extremely well on IXL this week.  I think with a big push today we will reach our target of 4000 questions.  Please try to log on and have a go!

Today’s work is as follows:

  • Sign into IXL and complete the tasks I have set you.  Please start with those tasks in the Recommended by my Teacher section.  You can always go on to look at other tasks if you have time afterwards.
  • Create a book review for a book you have read whilst we haven’t been at school.  I have set a To Do on Purple Mash for you to complete.  I need some good books to read so please let me know which ones you recommend!
  • Topic challenge….. Can you create a portrait of yourself using natural materials you gather from your garden or near your house.  Here are some ideas to get you started.

Don’t forget to send me a photo to share on social media!

Take Care!

Mrs Watson x

 

Thursday 14th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Would you believe we have reached 2378 questions on IXL for this week?  Just 1622 questions to go to reach our target of 4000.

 

Today I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Log onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks. Feel free to do extra if you have time.  Remember to look in the Recommended by my teacher section.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – have you managed to learn a new times table this week?
  • Read your reading book to someone at home – remember it can be to anyone at all……your parents, your neighbour over the fence, your uncle on FaceTime, your budgie in its cage….anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Our final day of geography today and you’re off all around the World!Can you learn the continents song!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6DSMZ8b3LEIt’s catchy – you may be singing it all day!Finally, complete the Purple Mash labelling activity to show us what you know!https://www.purplemash.com/#app/diyjs/world_continents_labelling

 

Enjoy your worldwide trip.  See you soon.  Mrs Watson

 

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Hope you are still keeping safe!

It’s wonderful Wednesday today….. so far this week we have answered 2075 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!   I know we can achieve our target of 4000 questions if we keep trying!

Here are today’s tasks…..

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Good morning – it’s terrific Tuesday again! Hope you’re all okay….. so far we have answered 1517 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!  Remember, we are aiming for 4000 by Friday!

Today, I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Sign onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – can you learn a new times table this week?
  • Read a book to someone at home – your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone…..anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

We’re going a bit further away today – all around the United Kingdom!

Have a look at this video of the United Kingdom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ijU-zCaj4

then go onto Purple Mash to label countries and capital cities

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/diyjs/uk_countries_labelling  Labelling countries in UK and

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/diyjs/britishisles_capitalcities_labelling_new  Labelling capital cities in UK.

Which city would you like to visit?

Mrs Watson

 

 

Monday 11th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  I hope you all had a fantastic long weekend and enjoyed your extra day off.

Your tasks today are as follows:

  • Sign into IXL and complete the assigned tasks – look at the ‘recommended by my teacher’ section.  Our target for this week is 4000 questions!  It’s a really tough target but it was chosen by a member of our class who thinks we can do it – Good luck!!
  • In Topic today, we are off on a virtual trip to Newcastle!Watch this video of the local area – do you spot anywhere you recognise?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwCw_dylTJwNow sign into Purple Mash and complete the postcard as though you are a visitor in Newcastle.  https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/allaboutnewcastleOr, you could create your own paper postcard and send us a photo via Messenger!

 

Good luck and enjoy your trip!  Mrs. Watson x

PS Don’t forget to continue to use Reading Plus, Mathletics and Times Table Rockstars too, as well as reading your book to someone at home.

 

Thursday 7th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Would you believe we have reached 2530 questions on IXL for this week?  Wow!  I am certain we can achieve our target of 3000 questions by the end of today.

 

Today I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Log onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks. Feel free to do extra if you have time.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – have you managed to learn a new times table this week?
  • Read your reading book to someone at home – remember it can be to anyone at all……your parents, your neighbour over the fence, your uncle on FaceTime, your budgie in its cage….anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • As you know, it is VE Day tomorrow so here are a few recipes you might want to try to enjoy if you are celebrating in your garden. Please send us a photo of your cooking and your celebrations.…

 

Carrot Cake

During WWII, sugar was rationed to 8 oz (ounces) a week – that’s 225g (grams), the equivalent of just 15 tablespoons!

Carrots were used as a replacement for sugar in many cake and biscuit recipes.

Ingredients:

8 oz (225 g) self-raising flour

3 oz (90 g) margarine

3 oz (90 g) sugar

4 oz (110 g) finely grated carrot

2 oz (60 g) sultanas

a little milk or water

A reconstituted egg, or fresh egg if available

 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC or Gas Mark 7.
  2. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl.
  3. Rub in the margarine.
  4. Add the sugar, carrot, sultanas and egg.
  5. Mix together.
  6. Add in a small amount of water or milk – just enough to make the mixture sticky.
  7. Pour mixture into a lined baking tin and cook until golden in colour.

Oaty Biscuits

Ingredients:   (Makes 20 biscuits)

4 oz (110 g) margarine or butter

3 oz (90 g) sugar

7 oz (200 g) rolled oats

5 oz (150 g) flour

1 tsp (teaspoon) baking powder

a pinch of salt

a little milk

1 reconstituted egg, or fresh egg if available

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or Gas Mark 4.

2.. Cream the margarine or butter with the sugar.

  1. Add the rolled oats and mix well.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into the mixture.
  3. Add the egg and mix again.
  4. Divide the mixture into 20 balls.
  5. Press each ball between your palms to flatten them until they are between 1/2 cm and 1 cm thick.
  6. Place on a greased baking tray.
  7. Bake for around 15 minutes until the edges are golden.

Fresh Lemonade

Ingredients:

5 lemons

160 grams sugar

1 . 2 litres water

Method:

  1. Remove the rinds from the lemons. Cut the rinds into smaller pieces, and place them in a bowl. Put the lemons to one side for now.

2. Sprinkle the sugar over the lemon rinds and leave for one hour.

  1. Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan, then remove from the heat.
  1. Add the sugared lemon rinds to the water, and allow to cool for 20 minutes.
  1. Remove the lemon rinds from the water.
  2. Squeeze the lemons into another bowl. Remove any seeds.
  3. Add the lemon juice into the sugar mixture.
  4. Pour into a jug and put the lemonade in the fridge to cool.

 

Enjoy your weekend but don’t forget to stay safe!

Mrs Watson x

 

 

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Good morning everyone!  Hope you are still keeping safe!

It’s wonderful Wednesday today….. so far this week we have answered 1689 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!  I know we can achieve our target of 3000 questions!

Here are today’s tasks…..

  • IXL – I have set a couple more Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Morse Code Challenge – On Tuesday 8th May, 1945, millions of people rejoiced in the news that Germany had surrendered. In towns and cities across the world, people marked the victory with street parties, dancing and singing. Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at that time, gave a rousing speech to the nation.https://winstonchurchill.org/resources/speeches/1941-1945-war-leader/to-v-e-crowds/Your challenge is to use the morse code chart below to decipher part of Churchill’s famous speech! Follow the above link to hear an actual recording of Winston Churchill.(TIP: look carefully for the spaces that indicate the end of one letter and the start of another.)

    A .- B -… C -.-. D -.. E . F ..-.

    G –. H …. I .. J .— K -.- L .-..

    M — N -. O — P .–. Q –.- R .-.

    S … T – U ..- V …- W .– X -..-

    Y -.– Z –.. . .-.-.- , –..– ! ..–.

    –. — -.. / -… .-.. . … … / -.– — ..- / .- .-.. .-.. .-.-.- / – …. .. … / .. … /

    -.– — ..- .-. / …- .. -.-. – — .-. -.– ..–. / .. – / .. … / – …. . /

    …- .. -.-. – — .-. -.– / — ..-. / – …. . / -.-. .- ..- … . / — ..-. /

    ..-. .-. . . -.. — — / .. -. / . …- . .-. -.– / .-.. .- -. -.. .-.-.- / .. -. / .- .-.. .-.. /

    — ..- .-. / .-.. — -. –. / …. .. … – — .-. -.– / .– . / …. .- …- . /

    -. . …- . .-. / … . . -. / .- / –. .-. . .- – . .-. / -.. .- -.– / – …. .- -. /

    – …. .. … .-.-.- / . …- . .-. -.– — -. . –..– / — .- -. / — .-. /

    .– — — .- -. –..– / …. .- … / -.. — -. . / – …. . .. .-. /

    -… . … – .-.-.- / . …- . .-. -.– — -. . / …. .- … / – .-. .. . -.. .-.-.- /

    -. . .. – …. . .-. / – …. . / .-.. — -. –. / -.– . .- .-. … –..– / -. — .-. / – …. . /

    -.. .- -. –. . .-. … –..– / -. — .-. / – …. . / ..-. .. . .-. -.-. . / .- – – .- -.-. -.- …

    / — ..-. / – …. . / . -. . — -.– –..– / …. .- …- . / .. -. / .- -. -.– /

    .– .- -.– / .– . .- -.- . -. . -.. / – …. . / .. -. -.. . .–. . -. -.. . -. – /

    .-. . … — .-.. …- . / — ..-. / – …. . / -… .-. .. – .. … …. /

    -. .- – .. — -. .-.-.- / –. — -.. / -… .-.. . … … / -.– — ..- / .- .-.. .-.. .-.-.-

     

    Did you successfully use morse code to decipher this part of Churchill’s VE day speech?

    This is the actual speech:

    God bless you all.

    This is your victory!

    It is the victory of the cause of freedom in every land.

    In all our long history we have never seen a greater day than this.

    Everyone, man or woman, has done their best. Everyone has tried.

    Neither the long years, nor the dangers, nor the fierce attacks of the enemy, have in any way weakened the independent resolve of the British nation.

    God bless you

 

 

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Good morning – it’s terrific Tuesday again! Hope you’re all okay….. so far we have answered 671 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!  Remember, we are aiming for 3000 by Friday!

Today, I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Sign onto IXL and complete the assigned tasks.
  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – can you learn a new times table this week?
  • Read a book to someone at home – your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone…..anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

Design a VE Day Medal

This medal celebrated the end of the First World War and was given to soldiers who fought in the war. It was a symbol of great pride but its design was also highly symbolic. 

Your task 

We would like you to design your own medal to mark the end of the Second World War that is just as symbolic and creative.  Your medal can be any shape or size but after you have designed your medal, annotate it to explain why you have chosen your design. If you decide to make a real medal, you could write a few notes on a separate piece of paper.

Possible things to research before you start:

  • The years of the Second World War
  • Who were England’s allies? What colours would represent them?
  • Which different army forces helped out in the war? How could you reflect them all in your medal?
  • Are there any symbols which signify the end of the war that you could include?
  • Are there any symbols which signify the soldiers’ sacrifice and then the victory?

We really look forward to seeing your designs. Please send them over to the Hedworthfield Facebook page so we can share them on the page.

Good luck!

Mrs. Watson

 

Monday 4th May 2020

Good morning!  I hope you had a lovely weekend!

What a fantastic result we had on IXL last week!  I was so excited when I saw how many of you had logged on and completed questions.  As you did so well last week, your target this week is 3000 questions by Friday.  Good luck….I am sure you will smash it!

In case you aren’t sure about logging on, here are some instructions:

IXL instructions

Go to uk.ixl.com

Add your username and password to sign in.  Contact school by Messenger or telephone if you don’t have yours.

Towards the top right of the page it will say ‘skills suggested by your teacher’.

Click on here to find the work I have set for you.

If you want to do extra, just choose a different activity to do.

 

Today’s work is as follows:

  • IXL – complete the tasks I have set for you (and any extras that you fancy!)
  • Topic work – This week we are going to be doing a little bit of geography.Today we are going to start close to home with creating a map…… of your house!Follow these instructions https://www.education.com/download-pdf/activity/115808/  and let us know how you get on.  We love to see photos of your work so please send them to our Facebook page via Messenger if you can.

 

Friday 1st May 2020

It’s fabulous Friday today…..drum roll please….we have reached 1411 questions on IXL!  Can we reach 2000 by the end of today? I think we can!

Here are today’s tasks…..

  • IXL – I have set a couple more Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Now that you know the parts of the body included in the digestive system, we want you to focus on the function of those body parts. We want you to explain to us how they work. Do some further research with your adult at home and see if you can do a mini project to explain to us how the digestive system works.

 

You could:

  • Draw the pictures of the body parts and label them to explain what their job is.
  • You could make up a story about the digestive system.
  • You could pick 5 of the body parts and write a sentence for each one explaining the job.
  • You could ask your adult to lie down and label their body parts to explain the jobs they have.
  • You could ask you adult to quiz you on the function of each part.
  • You could make a video of you being the teacher and explaining a few of the basics about the digestive system to someone else in your house.
  • You could create a poster or a leaflet to tell us some of the main information.

 

Don’t forget to share your learning with us – we love to see what you have been up to!

Mrs. Watson

 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Good morning folks!  We are up to 969 questions on IXL – keep up the great work!  We can easily make it to 1000 by Friday! I have set a new target of 2000 by Friday now….it’ll be tough but if anyone can do it we can!

Today, I would like you to do the following jobs:

  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Sign into IXL and either do the work I have set for you (if you haven’t already) or choose an activity of your choice.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – will you manage to learn a new times table this week?
  • Recap your knowledge of using capital letters from Tuesday by completing the activity at https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/capitalization.htm
  • Read your reading book to someone at home – remember it can be to anyone at all……your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone….
  • Do a bit of exercise today with ….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5if4cjO5nxo
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Topic work on the Digestive System…..

Now that we have learned all about healthy eating and the different food groups, we will now look at what happens to the food once it is in our body. This is called the digestive system.

Look at the following links with your adults at home to help you to learn about what the digestive system is and how it works.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3E1txcKPe8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKpYv9sXBSE

https://www.ducksters.com/science/digestive_system.php

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/general-science/your-digestive-system/

Purple Mash – now that you have learned a bit about the digestive system, see if you can label the body parts on the activity ‘digestive system’. We will check to see how you get on! Good luck.

Mrs. Watson

 

Wednesday 29th April 2020

 

Good morning everyone!  Hope you are keeping safe!

It’s wonderful Wednesday today….. so far we have answered 208 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!

Here are today’s tasks…..

  • IXL – I have set a couple more Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Plan a healthy meal

Use your knowledge of healthy eating and the different food groups to design a healthy meal. This could be breakfast, lunch or tea. There are lots of ways you could show us your healthy meal. You could:

  • Make it yourself! Take a picture of your healthy food before you eat it.
  • Draw a picture of your healthy meal on some paper.
  • Cut out some pictures from magazines or online and create your plate.
  • Film a cooking show style video of you or your adult preparing your healthy meal!

If you can, label the different foods and which food group they come from.

Remember to send us pictures of your healthy meals!

 

  • An extra task today…..

Wish Jar

As tricky as it is at the moment, it is important to remember that it is only temporary (won’t last forever). Why not make a ‘wish jar’ and plan in all the lovely things you wish to do once this is all over. You could find a jar and add notes in, write on a piece of paper or even write a letter with all the things you hope to do once it is safe to return to normality.

Some things on my list are:

  • See my family and friends!
  • Give my parents the biggest hug ever!
  • Go for a walk around B&M and Home Bargains and buy lots of things I don’t need but want!
  • Go for a meal at my favourite restaurant.
  • Go back to bootcamp (instead of following workouts online in my living room!)
  • Have some friends and family round for a BBQ in the sun!
  • Get my hair cut and my nails done!
  • Go for a cuppa and catch up with my closest friends.

And most importantly…

  • See all of the lovely children and families from Hedworthfield.

 

What would be on your list?

Once you have made your list or jar, take a picture and send to the HF facebook page. Enjoy! We look forward to hearing from you all.

Hope to see you soon.

Mrs. Watson

 

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Good morning – it’s terrific Tuesday! Hope you’re all well….. so far we have answered 167 questions on IXL – keep up the good work!  I wonder how many questions we can complete by Friday?  You can log on today and choose some activities to complete!

Today, I would also like you to do the following tasks:

  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – can you learn a new times table this week?
  • Learn about upper case letters with MC Grammar today…. Here are the lyrics – can you learn them?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvoPoWNXpeY#action=share

 

Pre Chorus

Upper-case letter…

Upper-case letter…

Upper-case letter…

Upper-case letter…

 

Chorus x2

An upper-case letter…

Goes at the front of a sentence…

And when a full stop is present, It comes back with a vengeance!

 

Verse

If your noun is proper?

If your noun is proper?

If your noun is proper?

Start that word with an upper-case letter!

 

London = place

Sunday = day

July= month

Jacob = name

 

Chorus x2

  • Read your reading book to someone at home – your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone…..anyone at all!
  • Do a bit of exercise with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D80LZz2WkZs
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

Thinking about yesterday’s learning about healthy or unhealthy food, you will learn about different food groups today.

Use these links to support your learning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaLvxVnn8Yg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aWqZd9RSc

http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=284&id=1443#3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaCGo6WmKBo

Purple Mash:

Complete the set tasks to show us what you have learned about different food groups.

  1. Food groups– sort the food into their different food groups.
  2. Food groups– sort the food into their food groups and write an explanation underneath to explain why we need each food group.
  3. What is your food made of? – Use your knowledge of food groups to sort the food into two groups to explain what their main ingredients are.

Good luck on these tasks- we will check to see how you get on!

Stay safe everyone!

Mrs. Watson

 

 

Monday 27th April 2020

Good morning everyone!  Hope you had a lovely weekend.  I am missing you all lots and can’t wait until we are back together in school.  Fingers crossed it won’t be too long.

Today’s work is as follows:

  • IXL English and Maths – please complete the assigned work. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Science this week -Today, we are learning about healthy and unhealthy food. Look at the following links to help!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNr1vPtIuH8https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-factshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnfTHsdTodATask – create a list of everything you eat today and sort the food into healthy and unhealthy!
  • Please don’t forget Mathletics, Reading plus, Times tables Rockstars….spend a little time on these too if you can.
  • Read to someone at home (anyone at all… even the dog!)….if you have finished reading your school books then read any book you can.  Send me a photo of you reading…. or write a review that I can share to recommend books to others.

Most of all…. stay safe!  See you soon.

Mrs Watson.

 

 

 

Friday 24th April 2020

It’s fabulous Friday today…..here are today’s tasks…..

 

  • IXL – I have set a couple more Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Mathletics – I have assigned you some more revision work to keep information fresh in your mind.  https://student.mathletics.com/primary/#/launch
  • Today’s task is to create your own item from a pharaoh’s tomb. It can be any of the things you have learnt about and can be made from anything you can find.

Before you begin this craft activity you will need to research Egyptian tombs and mummification. The following sites may help you.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/egypt/mummies.htm

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/egypt/canopic.htm

Here are some images to give you ideas:

Don’t forget to send me a photo!

 

Mrs Watson

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Morning!  Hope you’re all well.  I loved seeing the photos of you doing jobs around the house yesterday.  Remember to send them in if you haven’t done so already!

Today, I would like you to do the following jobs:

  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.

  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – will you manage to learn a new times table this week?  Send me a video of you saying the times table if you manage it!

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbdEY4CrNEA Can you learn the noun song?

  • Read your reading book to someone at home – remember it can be to anyone at all……your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone….  Reading to Dogs May Improve Literacy

  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.

  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

BBC Bitesize  KS2  Ancient Egypt  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zvw3mfr/

Follow the lesson to write your name and crack the code!  Send me your answers!

Good luck!!

Mrs Watson

 

 

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

 

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It’s wonderful Wednesday today…..here are today’s tasks…..

 

  • IXL – I have set a couple more Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Purple Mash – complete the activity I have set for you….Beth and the Nile – Chapter 1https://www.purplemash.com/#tab/pm-home/topics/ancient_egypt/bethonthenile_sm_freeRead chapter 1 of Beth and the Nile and answer the multiple choice questions.If you fancy a challenge, then you might want to print off the PDF further activity sheets for this chapter to complete.
  • Special task ********* Learn a new job at home – you might wash the dishes, put a load of washing on, do some dusting, hoover the carpet, or something else entirely! Don’t forget to send me a photo!Boy Cleaning Images, Stock Photos & Vectors | ShutterstockHope to see you soon.Mrs. Watson

 

 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Hello again everyone.  I hope you managed your first day back at ‘school’ yesterday!

Today, I would like you to do the following tasks:

  • Sign onto Mathletics and do the tasks I have set you.
  • Spend time on Times Tables Rockstars – can you learn a new times table this week?
  • Purple Mash – learn about punctuation today with Mark Wants Chicken.
  • Read your reading book to someone at home – your parents, your dog/cat/hamster/goldfish, your Grandma over the phone…..anyone at all!
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus if you have a log in for it.
  • Your topic activity for today is as follows…..

Tutankhamun

Research and find out about the famous Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen and his missing tomb. You may wish to use the following questions to help you in your research:

  • When and where was Tutankhamen born?
  • At what age did Tutankhamun become a Pharaoh?
  • Why is Tutankhamen so famous?
  • When was Tutankhamun’s tomb discovered?
  • Who was Howard Carter?
  • How did Howard Carter know where to look?
  • Where was Tutankhamun buried?
  • What did they find inside the Tomb?
  • What is the Mummy’s Curse?

Create a report about Tutankhamun and try to include any key dates or historical vocabulary.

You may wish to include a copy of the Tutankhamun mask you drew from your previous task.

 

Or complete the Purple Mash activity about Tutankhamun

Topic Ancient Egypt Tutankhamun’s tomb

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/Tutankhamuns

 

Sites to help with your research:

http://www.akhet.co.uk/tutankh.htm

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/egypt/general.htm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zr7qy9q/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/tut.html

 

Stay safe everyone!

Mrs. Watson

 

 

Monday 20th April 2020

 

Hi everyone!

 

I hope you’ve had an amazing Easter break even if you couldn’t get out and about as you usually do.  I have been busy at home sorting out my garden and doing lots of decorating and am now looking forward to thinking up some lovely activities for you to do at home over the next few weeks.  I hope you are all well and staying healthy!

I will be setting work for you to do each day but would like you to focus on doing work on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in particular.  I will set work on Tuesday and Thursday too if you can manage to do it.  Please continue to send photos of your activities for me to see via messenger to our school page – if it is okay with your grown ups I will share your work on Facebook.

Today’s work is as follows:

  • IXL – I have set you a couple of Maths and English tasks for you to try. https://uk.ixl.com/
  • Mathletics – I have assigned you some revision work to keep information fresh in your mind.  https://student.mathletics.com/primary/#/launch
  • Topic work this week will be based around the Egyptians……..Count like an EgyptianUse the information below on Egyptian numbers  to practise some of the Maths skills you have learnt this year.The skills include:
    • Counting
    • Ordering numbers
    • Sorting diagrams
    • Odd/even numbers

    Hieroglyphic Numbers

    The Egyptians had a decimal system using seven different symbols

    • 1 is shown by a single stroke.
    • 10 is shown by a drawing of a hobble for cattle.
    • 100 is represented by a coil of rope.
    • 1,000 a drawing of a lotus plant.
    • 10,000 is represented by a finger.
    • 100,000 a tadpole or frog.
    • 1,000,000 figure of a god with arms raised above.

     Your task today is to complete the following using the information given above:

    If you need any further help with the Egyptian number system you could check out the following website which has lots of fun activities:

    The Egyptian Number System

Good luck – I hope you have fun!

Mrs. Watson x

 

Friday 3rd April 2020

We’ve reached the last day of term!  I hope you’re all okay and staying safe!  It was lovely to speak to so many of you yesterday and I was pleased to hear that you’re all well.

Today’s work is as follows:

  • You should have your IXL password now so you can try an English and Maths task. (https://uk.ixl.com/)

 

  • Watch this video – can you learn the words to the adjective song?  I have been singing it all day since watching it this morning!

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  • Today’s challenge is a Topic challenge!

Can you draw Tutankhamun?

Follow these step by step instructions to help you.

We would love to see your pictures so make sure you send them to us so that we can share them with your friends.

How To Draw King Tut · Art Projects for Kids
  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

ENJOY YOUR EASTER BREAK AND STAY SAFE! HOPEFULLY I WILL SEE YOU SOON! MRS WATSON

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Good Morning everyone!  I hope you enjoyed making skeletons yesterday….don’t forget to send me a photo of them if you haven’t already!

 

Today’s work is as follows:

  • If you have your IXL password now you can try an English and Maths task. https://uk.ixl.com

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A little bit of science today making a leaflet about healthy teeth!

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/leaflets/healthy_teeth_leaflet

 

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.
  • A little extra challenge today too – can you create a picture using only natural materials?

 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Good Morning everyone!  Happy April Fool’s Day!

Today’s work is as follows:

  • If you have your IXL password yet you can try an English and Maths task. (https://uk.ixl.com/)

 

 

 

  • Today’s challenge is related to art and science…..

 

Can you create your own skeleton using whatever you have at home? (Check before you use pasta though, as it has been hard to find in the shops!)

 

Here are a couple of ideas to get you started….. Make sure you take a photograph to send us once you’re done!

 

Learn about the human body's skeletal system and make it come alive with these cotton swab skeleton craft for kids, a fun way to learn about bones.Pasta Skeletons | Science crafts, Human body crafts, Skeleton craftPaper Straw Skeleton Craft | Our Kid Things
  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Good Morning everyone!  I hope you enjoyed making daffodils yesterday….don’t forget to send me a photo of them if you haven’t already!

 

Today’s work is as follows:

  • If you have your IXL password now you can try an English and Maths task. https://uk.ixl.com

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A little bit of Computing today. Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/app/code/chimp/codefish

 

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

 

Monday 30th March 2020

Good Morning everyone!  Hope you had a good weekend!  I’m missing your lovely smiling faces so please send me some photos of you with your work this week.

Today’s work is as follows:

  • If you have your IXL password yet you can try an English and Maths task. (https://uk.ixl.com/)

 

 

 

  • Art activity today everyone…..

 

Can you create an amazing daffodil?  You can draw one, paint one, construct one, collage one…..it’s entirely up to you!

Here are a few ideas for inspiration…. Make sure you show us your finished daffodils so that we can share them and brighten everyone’s day!

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.
  • Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

 

Day 5

Morning all!  We’ve made it to the end of the week!  Hope you’re all still okay.

If you completed yesterday’s challenge please send me any photographs that you took.  I will add them to our website and Facebook page for everyone to see.

Today’s work is as follows:

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A bit more Science today on explaining how muscles work. You will need to do a bit of research.  Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pap/historypaint/hieroglyphics

These web pages may help you….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3haTJCOkyxA

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9339j6/articles/zpbxb82

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

Thursday 26th March 2020

Morning all!  Hope you’re not missing school too much and you managed to enjoy a bit of sunshine and fresh air yesterday.

***** TODAY IS CHALLENGE DAY*****

We want to invite Year 3, 4 and RB2 children to take part in a Topic Challenge. We would like you to build a pyramid… out of anything you can find! It could be paper, cups, play dough, a cake… anything you have already in the house!!!

Just in case you want, here is a simple play dough recipe:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAIAm6BF0fs

We want to see what you manage to make – so please feel free to share with us! 🙂

The rest of today’s work is as follows:

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A bit of Art today creating Egyptian hieroglyphics. Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pap/historypaint/hieroglyphics

You will need to do a bit of research. This web page might help you…

https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt/hieroglyphics_examples_alphabet.php

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Hi everyone!  I hope you’re all okay and escaping the virus!

Today’s work is as follows:

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A bit of RE today about Palm Sunday. Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/palm_sunday

You will need to do a bit of research to remind you of the work we did in class. This might help you….   https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zvxn34j

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Good Morning everyone!  I hope you managed all of your tasks yesterday.  I know some of you had trouble logging on to some of the websites but please keep trying!  We think there were just so many people trying to work at once.

Today’s work is as follows:

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A little bit of history today about Ancient Egypt and the Nile. Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/egypt5

This website might help you to get started…..  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z3rwmp3

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

Monday 23rd March 2020

Good Morning everyone!  Hope you’re all well.

Today’s work is as follows:

 

 

 

  • Purple Mash – A little bit of Science today about the effect of exercise on the body. Please complete the assigned task.

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/hb_exercise_what_happens

You will need to do a little research to help you with your task.  Here are a few websites that may help you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWGulLAa0O0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TrcgDRcrBw

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zgqw2hv

 

  • Read your reading book for 10 minutes.

 

Don’t forget to use Reading Plus (if you have a log-in for it) and Times Tables Rockstars today for a little while too.

 

Mrs. Watson