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Hello everyone,

Hope you had a good day on Monday.

How did you get on with our new theme for the day, ‘Make it Count Monday’? In our house we made sure we did something together at the end of the afternoon as a family and we enjoyed playing Junior Monopoly. This is one of my son’s favourite board games; he actually ended up winning!

If you’re finding the Joe Wicks workout a bit challenging or you fancy a change then perhaps visit the imoves website. On Thursday when I was in school we had a go at one of the activities and we really enjoyed it; it involved exercises using a chair as a piece of exercise equipment – simple but fun! At home with my family, we have also tried some of the GO Noodle routines – if you search these on YouTube you will find a wide choice, including our class favourites of: ‘Milkshake’ and ‘Popsico’.


Today’s theme for Tuesday is: ‘Take Me Away Tuesday’.

What is the farthest place you have ever travelled to?

If you haven’t travelled yet, then where would you like to visit one day?

You could research places on the internet or maybe you have an atlas at home – see if you can find out a few interesting facts about your place. Can you find it on an atlas? Tell an adult why you would like to visit there or if it is somewhere you’ve been to already explain why.

I have always wanted to visit South America, in particular Venezuela to see the Angel Falls. The Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world.

We would love to hear about your ideas.


If you are finding that we are putting too many activities on here to be completed in a day, we are more than happy for you to spread some of these out over a few days. For example; the learning theme project could be started in the holidays as there will be no other work set then. Also, the White Rose Maths is further maths for you to complete - you could just watch the daily videos as these are on average only about 8 minutes long and only if you have time then complete the accompanying tasks. Hope that helps. 

Have a good day!


Mrs Ashby and Miss Barrett

Tuesday's Learning tasks:

  1. Start your day with an Active Start there are some great links in the 'Resources and Weblinks' section on our main class page. One of the links is Joe Wicks - who will be doing a live PE session for children at 9.00am everyday on You Tube. Or visit the imoves weblink.
  2. Read your book for 20 minutes.
  3. Complete a maths quiz on diagnostic questions. 
  4. Maths: Yesterday we started looking at bar charts. If you need to relook at the document ‘Statistics Information document’ (pages 3-9), please do so. Complete the questions on the document called: ‘Bar chart questions for Monday 30th March’. Answers will be uploaded tomorrow for you to self-mark.
  5. Further Maths to have a go at! Visit the White Rose website and complete Lesson 2 for week beginning 30th March (called Week 2). 
  6. Complete the word of the day activities - see below. 
  7. Project - Make a start with your  creative project on either the Vikings or the Anglo-Saxons - please look at the resources and weblinks section on our class page. 
  8. Visit Active learn website and select a maths and a SPAG activity to complete.
  9.     ART

Today, I would like you to open the document called, ‘Art lessons 2 to 6’ focus on the pages 9 to 14 on our resources page. We are learning how to draw texture. Read the information on page 9. Then on page 10 you will need to find objects with different textures – describe the feel of them.

Activity 1: Look at page 11. On a piece of paper – try and have a go at recreating the different textures using the techniques such as ‘hatching’.

Activity 2: Pages 12 and 13 show examples of different textures – see if you can identify what technique the artists have used using page 11 to help you. Then complete activity 2 which is explained on page 14. Either use one of the animal pictures on the document provided in the resources section of our class page or find an animal picture of your own. You could sketch one of your pets if you have one! Use either pencil or pencil crayons. Underneath your picture, write what techniques you tried to use.

I would love to see your creations, take a photo and send to the class email – we can put your examples up on our class page in the section called ‘Your Work’ which is in each week’s page.


Remember to build in some quiet time, creative time and outdoor time!


Have a good day! smiley


Word of the day


  1. What is the definition of revenge?
  2. Write a statement using it.
  3. Synonyms – (words that have a similar meaning)
  4. Antonyms (words that have the opposite meaning)
  5. Create a word art design or graffiti style design  – you could do this on a computer or draw and decorate on paper
  6. Using the word ‘Revenge’, create a treasure hunt – write each letter on a piece of paper, ask an adult to hide each letter around the house, then see how quickly you can find all the letters.


You will need a dictionary and a thesaurus for these activities, if you don’t have these use an online dictionary or thesaurus.

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 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...........