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Wednesday 8th July

Wednesday 8th  July

Hi everyone! I hope that you are all OK at home. It is so so nice to hear from most of you yesterday. Please keep in touch and let me know how you are getting on. Even if it just to say hi!


**Please just do what work you can and please please don’t worry if you don’t do it all.  I’d rather give you lots to keep you busy than not enough. If you wish to do alternative activities, that is also absolutely fine. Just do what is right for your family situation. Also, if you get stuck or are unsure, please just ask me. **



 Today’s activities are as follows:

  1. Complete Day 61 spelling and one of the grammar activities on Purple Mash 2Do
  2. Complete an arithmetic task on Kids Classroom Secrets
  3. If you have an IDL log in...use it each day and complete the lessons.


Maths - Below, I have attached a worksheet based on decimal numbers. We have covered this in school so it will be a useful revision exercise for you.


Please complete the worksheet if you can. You don’t have to print it off, just record your answers and working out in your green book or do them on the squared paper I gave you and stick them into you green book. The answers for yesterday’s work are below to for you to self-mark and I will post up the answers for today’s work for you tomorrow.


Writing - Theme: Space


Discover what ‘The Space Race’ was, by reading and watching these sources - making notes as you read.

Read: DK Find Out - The Space Race:


Read: Pages 4, 5 and 6 of ‘Balloon to the Moon’ by Gill Arbuthnott (attached below)

Watch: YouTube TedEd – ‘Who won the space race?’ – Jeff Steers:—xo

When following links online, parents should monitor that children are remaining on that page only and are keeping safe online.


Imagine you have been asked to create a page for ‘Science+Nature’ magazine – about the Space Race. A sample of the magazine can be found here:

When designing your magazine page, you may wish to consider including

these features:

- an exciting title

- fun-fact / ‘Did you know?’ boxes

- subtitles for your different sections

- Be creative with your layout

– use different fact boxes and images to make your page exciting to the reader.

- You may also want to include additional features, such as a quiz or word search.

Remember to keep reading over your work to check for spelling and punctuation.



Project – Plan a Summer Music Festival (Ongoing all week)

All week you will be sent tasks to help to plan your very own summer music festival. Look at the PowerPoint below for today’s tasks.


Any completed work can be emailed ( or dojo’ed to me.


And as always, any questions please just ask.