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GIVING EVERY CHILD THE CHANCE TO SUCCEED
'This School continues to be Good' -Ofsted November 2017

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Here are some of the things you could do today:

 

  • Get active for at least 60 minutes - try Joe Wicks' online PE session! https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoachtv 
  • Read for at least 30 minutes. Remember, this could be a real book, e-books (Twinkl, Oxford Owl) or Bug Club books. Remember to have a go at clicking on the bug to answer some quiz questions about your reading! Update your reading log and tell someone about what you have read.
  • Practise your spellings for 15 minutes. Pick 6 words from the year 5/6 word list and write definitions for them.
  • Mental maths - Try to spend 10 to 15 minutes today doing a mental maths activity. Today, you could have a go at 'Hit the button' - record you best scores for each times table.
  • Maths activity - See 'Costing Task' below

     

  • English activity - Using your story plan and ideas from yesterday, write a descriptive opening paragraph to your story. For this paragraph focus on description, rather than action. Think about your different senses. What you see? Hear? Smell? Feel?
    Think carefully about the genre (type) of story you are writing and try to set the tone in the opening paragraph. For example, if you are writing a mystery story, then your description is likely to be more mysterious and creepy to help to build tension. If you are writing an adventure story, then your description is likely to be more vibrant and exciting.
    Focus skills to use:
    - Expanded noun phrases
    - Similes
    - Metaphors
    - Personification

 

Remember there is extra information, pictures, videos and web links to help you in the resources section. 

 

If you have any questions remember you can email me at silverbirch.millfield@gmail.com

 

We will be welcoming back more pupils returning to school from Monday 29th June with 2 bubbles of Year 1 and Year 5.............We will now have 45% of our pupils back in school but have run out of rooms and staff!.............The school continues to remain open as usual to vulnerable children and children of key workers in Years 2-4 (places are limited) - to book a place please contact the school office via office@millfield.norfolk.sch.uk or use the contact form on this website .............Take a look at our Noticeboard to see the activities the children in school have been getting up to.....................Please see the class pages on this website for home based learning activities each day...........................Would you like to work at Millfield? ...Check out our vacancies in the 'About Us' section...........
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