St Mary's RC Primary School

Full of grace, we grow and learn together

Roman Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport, SK4 1RF

0161 480 5319

headteacher@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk

Hello Year 4/5 and Welcome to the Autumn Term.

I hope that you all had a fantastic summer break with your families. 

I will see you all on Friday but I am putting on some home learning for tomorrow the 2nd of September.

Home Learning 2nd September.

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

5 a day.

Gold. Silver. Bronze.  Choose your level of challenge.

Maths  Practice some arithmetic questions. Year 4

Maths. Practice some arithmetic questions. Year 5 

English./History.

During this half term you will be learning about the Anglo Saxons and Vikings.  Can you do some research and find out any information that you can to feedback to the rest of the class.  You can draw some pictues of any aspect of Anglo Saxon or Viking life. 

I look forward to seeing you all on Friday. xx

 

Home Learning 4.3.21

How you can celebrate a very 2021 World Book Day on Thursday 4 March! |  National Literacy Trust

Please spend time reading or sharing a favourite book with some one in your family today. 

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

5 a day- choose one or more to complete. choose gold, silver or bronze.-Choose todays date or you can choose another of your choice.

10AM-Join us on zoom for a world book day quiz.

World book day activities.

T2-T-177-World-Book-day-Assembly-PowerPoint.ppt

t2-t-10000376-lks2-world-book-day-book-bingo-activity_ver_3.pdf

t-e-2552280-world-book-day-scavenger-hunt-ages-9-11_ver_1.pdf

t-l-4420-world-book-day-scavenger-hunt-checklist-_ver_1.pdf

t-tp-6441-world-book-day-design-a-bookmark-activity-english_ver_3.pdf

Maths.

Continue with fractions more than one.

us2-m-92-improper-fractions-activity-sheet-english-united-states_ver_10.pdf

R.E.

CONTINUING WITH LENT.

LOOK AT THE POWERPOINT AND COMPLETE THE SLIDES.

 

 

Home Learning 3.3.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

5 a day- choose one or more to complete. choose gold, silver or bronze.-Choose todays date or you can choose another of your choice.

Today we are going to move onto looking at fractions that are greater than one.

Maths.video. 

Powerpoint.

worksheet

English.

English-A Horde of Ravens.  Please complete the to do on purple mash.

Write a book review of the story we have been reading on purple mash.  Write what the story is about, who the main characters are , what happens in the story, beginning, middle and end.

Science,

Throughout this half term we have been learning about electricity and electrical circuits.  

I would like you to write a summary about what you have learnt about the topic.  Think about everything that we have covered.  Please include the following vocabulary:

mains, battery, electrical circuit, cell, wire, bulb, current, buzzer, motor, conductor, insulator, switch

Please include diagrams to further show your understanding of the topic.

Home Learning 2.3.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

5 a day- choose one or more to complete. choose gold, silver or bronze.-Choose todays date or you can choose another of your choice.

English-A Horde of Ravens. Please read the final chapter on Purple Mash and complete the quiz, grammar and open ended questions related to this final chapter.

10.30am-Join the live assembly for world Book Day.

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Equivalent fractions video.

powerpoint.

worksheet

PM

ART

Here is your work for Tuesday afternoon. We have been looking at how trees are different in winter to how they are in summer. If you can, go outside and find a tree and look carefully at its bark. What do you think the bark does? Are all bark patterns the same? Can you describe the texture of the bark? If you have some chalk or a wax crayon have a go at making a bark rubbing onto some paper or thin card - try different trees and notice the different patterns. Do you think all patterns are unique? Remember to try to upload any examples onto Classdojo.

 Hello all and I hope you had a good weekend. Here is your work for Monday 29th February. Please remember to post any work onto Dojo if you can.

MATHS

ANGLES

Watch the powerpoint from slides 24 to 28 about acute and obtuse angles. Then have a go at the Triangles and Angles sheets 2 and 3.

ACTIVITY

TOPIC/ENGLISH

In our topic work we have been looking at the Roman invasion of Britain. Today we will look at the British resistance and study a great leader. Watch the powerpoint and then create a 'WANTED' poster for Boudicca. You can also find information about her on BBC Bitesize. You can use the template to help if you wish.

BOUDICCA

TEMPLATE

FRENCH

Watch the powerpoint on the French names for the days of the week and then have a go at one of the tasks.

LES JOURS

ACTIVITY

Finally, try to get out for some exercise if you can. 

 

 

 

Home Learning 26.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

5 a day- choose one or more to complete. choose gold, silver or bronze.

Please complete the grammar for this week and complete the work on A Horde of Ravens if you haven't already.

If you have completed the grammar please read your reading book for 30 minutes.

English-word classes.

English-commas.

English full stops.

Maths. complete the 2 do's on equivalent fractions on purple mash.

Computing.  Complete the coding to do's on Purple mash.

Well Being Time.  The children will be having Golden Time in the afternoon,  Please choose something you enjoy doing such as reading, walking, playing a board game and have fun!

Have  a great week end everyone.

Home Learning 25.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

English. English. Please complete the reading comprehensions-choose your level -on Boudicca- related to A Horde of Ravens on purple mash and our Roman topic.

Maths.video on equivalent fractions.

 powerpoint.

worksheet.

R.E.

Look at the video on Ash Wednesday and Lent.

Complete the worksheet .  Use the symbols to explain LENT

Home Learning 24.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

English. Read chapter 6 of  A Horde of Ravens. Complete the activities on purple mash.

Maths.  We are continuing with our work on fractions this week.

Equivalent fraction video.

BBC bite size on equivalent fractions.

Equivalent fractions power point.

Equivalent fractions worksheet.

Science. Listen to fun kids radio podcast- Write a summary about electrical circuits and switches. Find as many switches as you can in your home.  How do these work?  Complete the quiz.

Power point on switches.

 

Welcome back everyone.  I hope that you have had a good half term and are all safe and well. 

Home Learning 23.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

 Timestables rockstars. 

Please practice the times tables that have been set for you.

Maths.  Please complete the arithmetic paper-practice written methods-  If there are any areas that you are unsure of let me know and i can send more

practice of these skills to you.

Please complete some grammar revision this week starting with the following. These can be completed through the week.

English-word classes.

English-commas.

English full stops.

 

Hello all and I hope you have had a good half term. Here is your work for Tuesday afternoon.

Look at the Roman shield designs and have a go at designing your own. Notice the colours, the line of symmetry and the boss in the centre.. If you can, try to make a shield using card and a pie case for the boss. Remember to upload any onto designs and finished shields onto Dojo if you can.

SHIELD

Home Learning 12.2.21

Well done everyone! You have made it to half term.

 Chinese New Year.
year of the Ox.
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2021 is a year of the Ox, starting from February 12th, 2021 (Chinese lunar New Year Day) and lasting until January 31st, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox year. The recent zodiac years of Ox sign are: 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033…An Ox year occurs every 12 years.
 
The story of Nian the monster from travelchinaguide.com
How to make a Chinese New Year red envelope with template from activityvillage.co.uk
Chinese calligraphy cards from activityvillage.co.uk
Preparing for Chinese New Year from bbc.co.uk
 

Maths.  Please revise all work on fractions that we have completed so far.

Purple mash-fractions to do's

English.  Please edit and improve your writing from yesterday.  Can you add anything from the success criteria to improve your writing? Check that you have used the success criteria as we do in class.  Please write or type your writing out once you have edited it and post on class dojo.

Winter Walk.  Go out side for a walk and see how many you can spot.

Well Being Time

Do something you enjoy children! You deserve it! Well done everyone.

Have a great half term.

Home Learning will commence on Tuesday 23rd of February.

 

Home Learning 11.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

Jo Wicks.

Continue to look after your mental health-start the day with some physical exercise.  Jump start Johnny is great fun.  The children in class have been doing this each day and loving it!

Maths. We are continuing with tenths today in fractions.  Look at yesterdays videos, power points and BBC bitesize to remind you if you need it.

Maths.  Maths.

English. Look at the WAGOLL AND PRODUCE YOUR OWN PIECE OF WRITING USING THE SUCCESS CRITERIA. This will be todays and tomorrows work.  Please take your time and think carefully about what you produce.  Use the success criteria to help you.

Post on dojo.

R.E.  

WE ARE CONTINUING WITH OUR WORK ON COMMUNITY THIS WEEK.  PLEASE SEE DOCUMENT FOR INSTRUCTIONS.

Home Learning. 10.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

Jo Wicks.

Continue to look after your mental health-start the day with some physical exercise.  Jump start Johnny is great fun.  The children in class have been doing this each day and loving it!

5 a day.

Gold. Silver. Bronze.  Choose your level of challenge.

Maths. We are looking at tenths today in our fraction work.  Please look at the bbc bitesize link and powerpoints and videos to help you understand these. Complete the worksheet.

English.

Read the following word document.

BBC Bitesize.

Powerpoint. Complete the short piece of writing that you are asked to do on the powerpoint to practise using personification in your writing.

Science.

This week the children in school will be testing different materials to see if they are electrical insulators or conductors. 

Please watch the following link to BBC Bitesize to understand what these are.

Please produce an informative poster /leaflet about Electrical Insulators and conductors. Please include diagrams.  Think about:

What are insulators and conductors?

Can you find examples around your home?

What are the differences between conductors and insulators?

What are they needed for?

Which materials make good electrical conductors and insulators?  Why is this?

If you were in school-How could you use an electrical circuit to test materials to see if they are conductors or insulators? Look at previous work you have been set this half term on circuits-their components and how you make a circuit.

Home Learning 9.2.21.

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Virtual assembly on safer Internet Day. Please take part.

Activities. Choose one of the activities on Safer Internet Day.

Jump Start Johnny.

Jo Wicks.

Continue practising your times tables.

Tables practice -complete the sheet.=there are many sheets here to practice.

Timestables rockstars.

English. Read chapter 5 of a Horde Of Ravens.  Complete the quiz. Please complete the comprehension-open ended questions and the grammar related to chapter 5 on purple mash.

Maths. Look at the power point on fractions -continuing from Friday's work on fractions.

Complete the sheet. sheet.

PM: Last week we looked at the names of months in French. Have a go at the wordsearch and then try to order the months.

  months French.pdf

Hello year 4/5 -  I hope you had a good weekend. Here is your work for Monday 8th February. 

Maths: Go through the powerpoint from slides 8 to 14 revising angles. Then have a go at the worksheets. If you can only do the first one then that's fine - they get progressively harder. Remember to try to upload any work you do onto Dojo if you can.

ANGLES

WORKSHEET

English: have a go at this word game to test your spelling skills.

WORD CHAIN

Topic: Over the last couple of weeks we have looked at the life of a soldier in the Roman army. Imagine you have been sent to Britain from Rome to fight the Celts/Britons. Write a short diary entry describing what life is like in the army. You can refer to the information from BBC Bitesize which you looked at last week and any other information you might have. Try to include information about your weapons, the training the cold weather and the enemy. 

PM

NETBALL

P.E. Have a look at video 6 on the England netball website and have a go at the activity - you will need someone to help you if possible. Remember to try to get outside for some exercise - even a short walk is good for both our mental and physical health.

 

 


Children's Mental Health Week 2021

5.2.21

Jump Start Johnny.

Jo Wicks.

Tables practice -complete the sheet.=there are many sheets here to practice.

Timestables rockstars.

Maths-Fractions. Re cap-What can you remember about unit fractions?

Watch the video.

Worksheet.

                                                      English, Complete the activities related to A Horde Of Ravens if you haven't already.

                                                                                                                                        one. Two, Three. Four.

Spellings. Practice the spellings on the statutory lists.

Year 5/6

Grammar. Grammar.

Golden Time.  As part of children's mental health week the children in school are collecting leaves and twigs and painting them.  They will be printing these on paper and expressing themselves in their own unique way.   Have a go at home or just take some time to do something that is good for your mental health.  Have a great weekend everyone.

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Hello all and I hope you had a good and safe weekend. Here is your work for Monday 1st February.

Our maths is revising work on 2d shape. Look at the powerpoint from slides 13 - 23  and have a go at the activities where you can. Try tp upload any work to Classdojo if you can.

Shape

For English I would like you to do some work on pronouns. Work through the powerpoint and have a go at the examples where you can. When you have done that look through your reading book and try to find examples. Write a few onto some paper.

Pronouns

For our Romans in Britain topic look at the Roman Army information on BBC Bitesize. Write down 10 facts. You can include text and diagrams and make a fact file if you want. Then look at the sheet on Roman commands and if you can, go outside (you'll need somebody with you) and ask somebody to call out the commands for you to follow. 

Roman Drills

Bitesize

 

PM:  This week is Children's Mental Health week and the theme is Express Yourself. We are all experiencing a very difficult time at the moment so make sure if you are having any worries or concerns share them with an adult. Take a look at the video which gives some fun ideas on how you can express yourself through art and crafts. Of course, there are other ways to be creative but you might want to have a go at these.

Place2Be

Here is The home Learning for Friday 29th January.

5 a day. Choose your level. Bronze. Silver.Gold.

Maths.  Look at the power point about time as we continue with measures.  Choose from the levels below and try to complete some of the work.  You only need to do one or 2 sheets not all of them. green chilli  orange chilli. red chilli.

English. Follow the instructions on the sheet. Please post your finished writing on dojo-you can type it on a laptop if you would prefer.

well being time.  Please choose something that you enjoy doing.  This may be drawing, baking, colouring, reading, playing with toys/Lego-Please post a picture on dojo of you doing something that you enjoy.

 

Have a great weekend everyone.

Hi year 4/5. here is the Home Learning for Thursday 28th January.

P.E with Joe.

5 a day. Choose your level.   Bronze Silver. Gold.

Maths. Continue to complete the reasoning questions on measures.

English.    English.   

R.E.  R.E.    CHOOSE ONE OF THE CHARITIES THAT SERVE COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.  COMPLETE SOME RESEARCH USING THE QUESTIONS.

Hi year 4/5. here is the Home Learning for Wednesday 27th January

PSHE.  PSHE.  PSHE.  Think about how you feel when you are angry? What makes you angry? What do you do? What strategies do you use to help you control and deal with these feelings?

Please read your reading book for 15 minutes daily before you start your English work.

English. Highlight the features of tension and suspense in the examples.  Can you identify any of these features in your reading book?

Maths. 

Maths.

Science. Watch the video about electricity and switches.

 

 Science. Look at the power point.  Draw a picture of all the appliances in your home that have a switch.  Explain why switches are used?

Hi Year 4/5.  Here is the Home Learning for Tuesday 26th January.

English. Read Chapter 3 and compete the quiz. Below are 4 activities related to chapter 3.  You can complete these throughout the week.

English.  English  English.. English.

Maths. Complete the comparing different measures sheets using more than or less than symbols.

Maths-5 a day.

 

PM Here is your work for Tuesday afternoon. Look through the presentation on French months and notice how many have similar spellings to our own. Practice saying the words and have a go at writing them down taking care with your spelling.

FRENCH MONTHS.

 

Hello everybody. Here is your work for Monday. Don't forget to post any work on ClassDojo if you can. Please contact us if you are having problems accessing the work.

Watch the powerpoint on symmetry and then have a look at the worksheets. Do just the first 3 sheets if you can.

MATHS.

SYMMETRY

COMPREHENSION

TOPIC:

Watch the powerpoint about the Roman army and Roman soldiers. Draw and label a Roman soldier identifying his key features. Write a short description and explain why you think they were such good fighters in battle.

SOLDIERS

PM

In P.E we have been looking at netball.

Watch the video clip and have a go at the suggested activities. Alternatively, if you have a ball (a football is fine), find a wall and practice chest passing and bounce passing using the wall to help.

 

 

 

 

..Hi year 4/5.  here is the Home Learning for Friday 22nd January..

5 A DAY.

MATHS.

mATHS. COMPLETE THE SHEETS ON EQUVALENT MEASURES MM AND CM CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL.

ENGLISH.  Can you sort the adverbial phrases into manner, time and place? use some of these to add to your writing from yesterday to improve the sentences.

FRIDAY-PM.  Please go for a walk and get some fresh air.  see if you can identify and spot any birds-name them.

Please have some Golden time at home and choose an activity that you like.  birds. 

Have a great weekend everyone.

Hi year 4/5.  here is the Home Learning for Thursday 21st January.

5 a day.

 maths-look at the video again and join in.

Maths.  We are learning about converting cm to mm today. Look at the information.

maths. Complete the sheet on converting cm to mm.

English.  

English powerpoint.

English-similie sheet.

R.E. Complete the activities. R.E These are the images you need. R.E.1 . Read this information to help you.

 

Hi year 4/5.  here is the Home Learning for Wednesday 29th January.

5 a day.

Maths. Use the information to calculate how many cm in a metre and how to covert these measurements. Complete the sheet below.

Maths. This is a useful video link.

Maths. Complete the sheet about measures.

English. In the story A Horde of Ravens the author creates tension and suspense. We are going to be using these techniques in our writing.  Look at the power point and make a list of techniques that can be used,  Use the image on the slides and write what you can see, hear, feel, touch, smell.  Can you create a scary atmosphere?

Science. Look at the bite size clips about electricity.  Learn how to change components in a circuit.  Learn the electrical symbols in a circuit. Complete the interactive activities.

Hi year 4/5.  here is the Home Learning for Tuesday 19th January. 

5 a day. 19.1.21

MATHS. Complete the work on measures.  Please learn how many mm in a cm and how many cm in a metre.

ENGLISH Read chapter 2 of Horde of Ravens. Complete the online quiz.  Please complete the comprehension questions and the grammar sheet.

Tuesday 19th January - PM

PSHE

Design a road safety poster warning about the dangers of crossing the road and the ways in which you can keep yourself safe. If you can, post your designs onto Classdojo.

Hello year 4/5 and I hope you had a good weekend. Below is the home learnng for Monday 18th. If you are having problems downloading the pdf files then I can make paper copies available if you can come into school to collect. Please contact me using class dojo if you have any problems.

Hi Year 4/5.  HERE IS THE HOME LEARNING FOR FRIDAY 15TH jANUARY.

Can you go onto purple mash and complete any to do's that you have not managed to do this week.

English. Write your poem today using the ideas that you generated yesterday.

maths. Please go over all the work that you have completed on area of shapes this week and revise what you have learnt.  Complete any worksheets that you may not have had time to do- Go on challenge yourself with some of the harder ones!

ART. Can you draw a roman image and start a mosaic? You can use whatever material you have in the house.

ART. Use the website and utube video for inspiration.

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Hi Year 4/5.  Here is the home learning for Thursday 14th January.

maths. Continue with work on area at your level.

English. Complete the activity.

R.e.

R.E.

R.E Please look at the powerpoint and scripture links above and complete the task.

Hi Year 4/5.  Here is the home learning for Wednesday 13th January. E

Maths. Use the power point for information about area.

maths.  Complete some worksheets at your level.

English. Complete a poem about fear.  Think about what you are scared of.  Try to include some similes. such as as black as soot which was in chapter one of A Horde of Ravens.  Think about Conan and how scared he was when faced with a beast.

Science. Practice the symbols for a circuit and answer questions on the power point. 

Science. Complete the to do on electrical circuits.

Hi Year 4/5.  Here is the home learning for Tuesday 12th January.

Maths -Purple mash. Complete the interactive activity on Finding the area of different shapes.

Maths. Complete the worksheet on area.

 

Maths Use the following powe rpoint to help you.

English. Read the first chapter of A horde of Ravens and complete the quiz about it. Complete the other activities about chapter 1.

 

PM Activity: Use the guide to practice drawing winter trees. Look carefully at the shape and size of the tree and how its branches are different sizes. If you can, go outside and have a go at drawing some trees using a pencil. Have a go at doing more than one.

Hello year 4/5. i hope you are keeping safe and are managing to do the work set. Below is the work for Monday 11th January. Have a safe weekend. Mr Hayward.

Hi Year 4/5, Here is the work for Friday 8th January.  Please complete and upload to dojo. I will be checking purple mash to see your completed work.  Thank you. 

Maths

Maths sheet 2 perimeter..

 

Science Electricity. Prior knowledge

Science. Electrical items in the home. 

Purple mash activities.

English. 

Listen to the poem and look at the images on the video.  Write a descriptive poem to describe the time after snowfall.  What can you hear, smell, touch and feel?  How does this make you feel?  Think about, waking up, similes, silence ,comparisons and imagination. 

Maths- complete the interactive perimeter questions.

ICT- Make the fish move using simple coding. 

Link to purple mash activities.

 

Home Learning

HOME LEARNING

  Welcome Back Year 4/5.  We hope that you have all had a safe and Happy Christmas.  Happy New Year to you all. 

Above is Home learning for 5.1.21.

INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN

Work will be uploaded on this webpage each week in case individual pupils are absent from school due to self isolation for a short period of 2-3 days whilst awaiting a Covid 19 test result.

 

If your child has to then self isolate for a longer period of time (10-14 days) then work will then be provided for them via Class Dojo or through this webpage.

The option to have this work in paper form can be available and parents must contact the office to request this.

WHOLE CLASS ISOLATION

 

If the whole class has to self isolate due to a confirmed case of Covid 19 in our bubble then work will be provided on a daily basis via Class Dojo or using this webpage. We will also use Purple Mash for Home Learning.

I will show the children how to access this in class so that they are ready should this situation arise.

We are using Class Dojo and Purple Mash as the pupils can submit work back to me via these platforms or through email and I can mark this and give feedback more easily.

 

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT ME VIA CLASS DOJO OR USING OUR CLASS EMAIL:

year4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk

 

Stay safe everyone!

Miss Wilson

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WIDER CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES

The grid below shows the activities which can be completed from our wider curriculum topics for this term.

Please choose from the activities below if your child is at home for 2 days or if they are self isolating for a longer period.

Home Learning week beginning 30.11.20

Tuesday November 17th

French-La Famille

Look at powerpoint on Class Dojo about La Famille in French.  Please listen and repeat the words and phrases in French.  Can you write them down and learn the French and English for family names. Work on class dojo. 

 

 

Wednesday 18th November.  Home Learning for children self isolating.

 Good morning children, parents and carers.  Can you please complete the daily work set whilst you are self isolating at home.  Please write the date and the subject that you are doing in the work book provided  and return all work on Friday the 27th of November. Thank you all.  Stay safe and well, Miss Wilson and Mr Hayward. xx

 

Friday 20th November.  Witches and Wizards day.

 Hi children. Today is witches and wizards day. I know that you are isolating but it would be great if you could dress up as witches or wizards and send a picture to our class

email-yr4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk

Below is the work for Friday the 20th.  There are some activities related to witches and wizards so please have a go at some. Also read the scenarios about anti-bullying and when you have produced your anti bullying poster please post to our class email.  Thank you for all your hard work.  Stay safe and have a good weekend. 

love Miss Wilson xx