St Mary's RC Primary School

Full of grace, we grow and learn together

Home Learning

15th June - 3rd July 2020

 Our next set of Home Learning activities is attached below.

Don't forget Year 4/5, if you have any photos of things you have been getting up to at home or some examples of your work, please send them to me on our class email address:

 

year 4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Stay safe!

Miss Wilson

Well Done Gracie! Thank you for sharing some of the lovely things you have been doing.

Send more pictures of the plants as they grow!

The war time meal looks very tasty!!

Please remember year 4/5 to email any pictures of things you have been

doing.  I'd love to see them. 

Take care

lots of love

Miss Wilson xx

12th May International Nurses Day

Today we remember all the fabulous nurses working in the NHS. They all do an amazing job!  Shine a light from your window to let them know you appreciate everything that they do for us whenever we need them.

Today is the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale.

Florence Nightingale Stock Pictures, Royalty-free Photos & Images ...

She was the founder of modern nursing.  I have set a 2 do on purple mash if you want to complete it.  Watch the slide show and write about her life and legacy.

Hope you and your families are all well.

See you soon. Lots of love Miss Wilson xx

Hi Year 4/5, How are you all?

Below are the next 2 weeks activities for you to try.  There are some great activities related to V.E day why not have a go at some?

For all you budding scientists why not try classifying some vertebrates?

There are some great newspaper articles to read, my favorite article is  about Captain Thomas Moore-What an amazing amount he has raised for the NHS-incredible!!

Please read everyday as this will improve your fluency, expression and accuracy.

Try to practice your tables everyday-hit the button and TT rockstars are great fun!!

As always please send some pictures to our class email to show what you have been doing.

Well done to all the children who have completed some activities on purple mash.

Take care everyone, stay safe.  I can't wait to see all your lovely faces again soon.

Lots of love

Miss Wilson

HOME LEARNING

Here is the next set of home learning tasks 

This will begin next week.

If there are any issues please contact Miss Wilson on the class email:

 

year4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk  

 

 

 

Hi Year 4/5.  Hope that you are all well and that your families are safe.  I'm missing you all and really hope to see you all very soon.  I'd love to see some of the things that you have been doing.  Please feel free to send me some pictures of anything you have been doing from baking, gardening, playing or sunbathing!!  What are you enjoying the most? Please share with the class and myself.  Thank you all.

BBC BITESIZE

As well as using our Home Learning Packs on our class page you may want to have a look at some of the BBC Bitesize lessons which are suitable for your class.

Please click on the link below which takes you to the page for your class.

Have a look for something which is of interest to you as well as some of the topics we have covered.

There are some very famous people delivering lessons.

Take a look.....

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

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HOME LEARNING

20th April - 8th May 2020

 Here is the next set of Home Learning Activities for the next 3 weeks.

I have included some Maths and English for every day and then there is also some other work linked to the other areas of the curriculum.

If you have any questions about any of the work please contact me on our class email below:

year4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk 

 

Don't forget to send some pictures of anything you have done so that we can keep in touch with our class.

I hope you and all your families are keeping well.

Love from 

Miss Wilson

HOLY WEEK
In school this week, we would have been taking the children through the events of Holy Week from today which is Palm Sunday up to the events of the Last Supper and Good Friday.

Here are some resources which you may find useful if you want to talk to your children about this most special week as we approach Easter Sunday.

 

Holy Week in Two Minutes


https://bustedhalo.com/video/holy-week-in-two-minutes


This video explains the events of Holy Week quite simply for our children.

Can we remind you of our Home Learning activity linked to this:
Produce a poster or double page spread about the events of Holy Week.
Think about how you can present your work creatively using words and pictures to show the events which happened in the week before Easter Sunday.
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Stations of the Cross for Children


This simple Powerpoint takes the children through the events of Good Friday.

https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/stations-of-the-cross/multimedia-stations-of-the-cross-for-children



Here is another activity which might be nice to do at this time too:
"Crosses of Hope"
The cross is not seen as the end of the story but a sign of the future and a sign of hope.

Design a cross which is bright and colourful. It may have prayers or words of hope on. You may be even more creative and make a cross from things you have at home.

                                                                                                                      



If children do design crosses, please send them to the class emails.
We would love to see pictures of them and we could share them on the school website.

 

 

Let us pray:

Jesus,
May we feel the comfort of your love for us.
May we share that love with others
with the same generosity and gentle loving kindness
that you showed to all.

Amen

 

David Walliams is releasing a free audio story every day for the next 30 days. The link can be found below:

 

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

It is so important to keep reading and listening to stories during this time!

HOME LEARNING PACK

Please find above the home learning pack for Year 4/5.

This has been put together for the next 3 weeks at which point it will then be updated.

Obviously, you will appreciate that we do not know how this situation will progress and so we will keep things updated as best we can.

 

You will find daily English and Maths activities for your child and then a range of activities from the other subject areas for the 3 week period.

If you have any queries about home learning, please contact Miss Wilson from Monday to Friday on this email address: 

year4-5@st-marysrc.stockport.sch.uk 

 

I will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you have any urgent enquiries please contact the school office.

 

I hope you all stay safe and well during this difficult time for everyone.

Kind regards,

Miss Wilson

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

This website has lots of free, fun games which can be used to support your child's learning in Phonics.

PURPLE MASH

 

This is a website which the children use in school to support their learning.

This is a cross curricular website that enables children to explore and enhance their knowledge in a fun and creative way.

 

All pupils have a login which we will send out again this week. If your child is already off school, please contact school if you need your child's login. This site enables pupils to complete activities in a range of subjects through the apps available on their own homepage.

 

Should our school close for any length of time, teachers will set "2 dos" for the children to complete. Your children will be familiar with how to access and complete tasks in Purple Mash.

 

www.purplemash.com/sch/stmaryssk4

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HIT THE BUTTON

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

This website allows pupils to practise number bonds and general mental maths skills including times tables

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TIMES TABLES ROCKSTARS

 All pupils have a login for Times Tables rockstars and they can login at school or at home. If your child cannot remember their login, please contact your class teacher and they will let you know what this is. 

We are trying to ensure that all our pupils are fluent with the multiplication and division facts in order to increase their speed when calculating and problem solving and this is a fun was which engages our pupils in Maths activities.

Please click on the link below to access the TT Rockstars website.

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

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 HOME LEARNING PACKS

The file below contains a bank of work which you can access for your children should you be in a self isolation situation at home.

There are a range of activities for your child's year group covering a range of subject areas. Some children may need to access work from another year group. All class pages have work available. Please contact your class teacher if you have any questions.

 

Should schools be closed for any length of time we would of course update and add work for your children to complete on a weekly basis.

 

Your child will receive an exercise book on Wednesday 17th March 2020 which can be used to complete this work. Work does not need to be printed off in order to complete it.

 

If you cannot access the school website please let us know.

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2019- 2020

Coming soon...Welcome to Year 4/5 I am Miss Wilson the class teacher who is also joined by Mrs Greenwood, Mrs Monteith and Mrs Beaumont. 

Welcome all the year 4/5 children and their families to our class page for this academic year.
 

 

Autumn Term.

Our curriculum question is How has the worlds resources shaped God's world?

 

R.E

We will be thinking about what qualities and talents God has given to us and how we can use them to the best of our ability.  We will also find out information about someone who is inspiring to us who used their qualities and talents to improve God's world.

 

We also make links with our school values of:

KINDNESS, RESPONSIBILITY, RESPECT, TRUTH, FORGIVENESS, JOYFULNESS and JUSTICE

English. 

We are reading the brilliant book Beowulf as our class reading book and we are exploring the characters in guided reading and English.  We have immersed ourselves into the book and story through drama sessions and through hot seating techniques. We are using descriptive language to describe feelings and settings.  We are also using show not tell sentence structures to describe the characters feelings.  We are encouraging all children to use dictionaries and a thesaurus to help improve spelling and vocabulary within their writing.  The children are really enjoying this book and the characters. 

History/Geography/Art/DT

The story of Beowulf links perfectly with our history topic which is the Anglo Saxons, and Vikings.  The children will learn about aspects of  the life of an Anglo Saxon and Viking such as homes, weapons, battles etc.  They will be making masks and shields.  They will be learning about Europe as a continent and where the Anglo Saxons came from.

Science. 

The children will be learning about materials and how they exist in three sates, solids, liquids and gases. They will be given the opportunity to use scientific enquiry skills to carry out investigations such as How can we keep an ice cube solid for longer?

Maths.

The children will be learning about place value of numbers, negative numbers and using place value to solve problems.  They will be looking at and learning written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  They will use these to apply to challenges and problems.  They will be given the opportunity to select work from our chilli challenges.

Spring Term. .

Our curriculum question is How has the past shaped God's world?

We will be reading The Matchbox Diary and Kensuke's Kingdom.

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R.E We will be looking at

1. Giving and Receiving.

2 Self Discipline

3. New Life

4. Islam

We will be We also make links with our school values of:

KINDNESS, RESPONSIBILITY, RESPECT, TRUTH, FORGIVENESS, JOYFULNESS and JUSTICE

English. Geography. 

We are reading 2 fabulous books.  Kensuke's Kingdom and The Matchbox Diary.  We are exploring the following themes through the books. Family, Relationships, Empathy, Immigration, Heritage, Tolerance and compassion.  We are exploring journeys through life and physical journeys around the world and linking this with geography and the world.  We are also exploring  children's heritage and where in the world they and their families are from.   We will be writing diaries using informal language.  We will be exploring poetry, personification, alliteration, metaphors and onomatopoeia. 

Science. 

The children will be learning about electricity.  They will be learning about appliances that need electricity.  They will be making series circuits and learning about insulators and conductors.   They will be given the opportunity to use scientific enquiry skills to carry out investigations such as How can we keep an ice cube solid for longer? How can we make bulbs brighter?  How does a switch work?

Maths.

The children will be consolidating  place value of numbers.   written methods for, multiplication and division, area, volume and fractions They will use these to apply to challenges and problems.  They will be given the opportunity to select work from our chilli challenges. 

Music

 The children will be following music express.

French.

The children are learning about parts of the human body.

ART/DT.

The children will be making their own matchbox diary. They will be looking at portraits and form.  They will be using skills such as shading 

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Computing.

The children use purple mash and develop and learn skills such as debugging.

Timetable Spring Term