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In order for our lovely learners (that's you!) to get the most out of this time we will be supporting home learning with 3-4 activities a day. These will be offline activities as we know that some of you don't have access to the internet or there are lots of people who all need the devices. 

Writing support documents- this is an example of the text the pupils are writing and the common spelling word list.

Friday 3rd April 2020

Well its nearly Easter! This is the last piece of daily learning that I will be posting until after Easter so please have a great holiday and stay safe!

Friday 3rd

April 2020

Writing: Think back to the 3 countries you have now researched (Russia, Spain and your chosen country) Which would you think is the best country for the beast to visit? Add reasons using because to justify your answer.


Friday 3rd

April 2020

Ask a family member to test you on your 5 spellings. Record your results in your book.

Friday 3rd

April 2020

Complete a comic strip about the Easter story that includes pictures and writing.

Friday 3rd

April 2020

Cracking Fun!

Have you ever taken part in an ‘Egg and Spoon Race?’ Find some family members to take part. (The rule is to balance an egg or similarly shaped item upon a spoon and race with it to the finishing line) Your grown ups can decide on the prize: it could be an Easter Egg or a day of wearing PJs all day!


Thursday 2nd April 2020

I wonder if any of your parents got you with an April Fool yesterday. I know some sneaky parents have been sending fake emails and making their children wear their school uniform. Let us know if there was any funny business in your house for April Fools Day.

Thursday 2nd

April 2020

Describe your chosen journey from Redditch to your chosen country. What forms of transport will you need to use? What other countries will you pass? What physical features may you see? For example, The Andes mountains. Include mentions of the equator, tropics, oceans, seas, polar regions, compass directions if appropriate.


Thursday 2nd

April 2020

Spellings- write your 5 chosen words in sentences.

Thursday 2nd

April 2020

Topic- Continue your comic strip about the Easter story that includes pictures and writing. 

Thursday 2nd

April 2020


Use the link to take you to BBC Supermovers- here you can find all types of active work outs to help you learn knowledge from different curriculum areas. 


smileyWednesday 1st April 2020

Happy Wednesday everyone. I hope that you've been able to have a go at the toast tangram. It looked

great and I hope it tasted amazing too.Did you find any interesting new vocabulary? Don't forget to email it in if possible.

Wednesday 1st April 2020 What would you miss most about home when you are travelling to your chosen country? Write a paragraph to explain.
Wednesday 1st April 2020 Create a comic strip about the Easter story that includes pictures and writing. (This will be topic home activity for Thursday and Friday too).
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Wednesday 1st April 2020 

Incredibles games for indoors to stay active today.



yesTuesday 31st March 2020yes

It's officially Spring- the clocks have changed and that means that the outside world will start to change more and more now. Be on the lookout for signs of spring.

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Writing challenge

What would you pack? Plan your packing for a trip to your chosen country. Remember to include commas in lists and relevant adjectives.

Tuesday 31st March 2020

With your child, look in magazines, newspapers and books for new vocabulary they are unfamiliar with.They could use a highlighter to highlight in magazines and newspapers.

Can you find out what they mean together and start to collect a list of new words?

Can you challenge someone else in your house to use them in a sentence?

Could you have a word of the day?

Tuesday 31st March 2020 Draw a picture from a scene from the Easter story. What would the characters be saying to each other? Add speech and thought bubbles to your picture.
Tuesday 31st March 2020

Toast Tangrams

Watch the following you tube video…

Now make your own tangram puzzle out of toast, and then make giraffes, cats or whatever you want. It’s playing with your food, but it’s also definitely mathematical. Send in your pictures as

we would love to see your toast tangrams.




Monday 30th March 2020

Monday 30th March 2020

Writing- Write a postcard to a class member about the country you researched last week. Tell them all the positives and include a picture.


I’ve arrived in….

(You could write your postcard in your books.).

Monday 30th March 2020

Spellings- Choose 5 more words and write them 5 times each in your neatest handwriting. (I am looking to give out more pen licenses when we return to school).


Monday 30th March 2020

Learn about Easter story. We liked this one on youtube.

Monday 30th March 2020


Hi Pine Class!

We are both working hard to put the best learning opportunities for you on here. Each day we will add new activities for you to have a go at and new challenges for you to explore. Just try your best and have fun!


There is a list of websites that you and your families might find useful. Parents, there are lots of hints and tips below for you too including things that you can all do together as a family.



All phonics resources and planning are now free


First News- 7-11yrs school newspaper giving free resources and a free digital issue.


All the reading books we have in school in an online library. Just choose your age and off you go.

You do need to sign up but its easy.



There is now a home learning tab on White Rose which we use to support maths in school

This is an American site but the key calculations are the same



There are free resources for parents and children to stay active


These BBC resources help with cross curricular learning but include movement


Outdoors (for those who can safely) EYFS


Lots of online videos that help keep children active inside and also teach mindfulness and meditation


Joe Wicks has recorded various 5 minute fitness activities aimed at primary school children

He is also doing at PE lesson on his youtube channel each morning at 9am.



Songs and activities related to geography



These are a set of American videos but useful to explain key scientific concepts


Sign up for free for lots of amazing science support and clear ideas of how to run an activity


This website has interesting animations and support


Planning/teaching stuff

Plan Bee have produced free home learning packs

Interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and

year groups

Huge treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of

subjects. Also holds links to games etc that are hosted by other sites.

A new picture is shared each day to provoke discussion, debate or

writing ideas