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Friday 29th January 2021

Happy Friday everyone! Another week's learning almost done! In science today we're classifying invertebrates, those creatures without a backbone and in English we're finishing our writing about Cleo and Ryan and the interesting situations that have shaped their relationship so far!

Grab pencil and paper to test yourself in arithmetic and spelling and there are plenty of stories on story time to end Friday with! Right now, it's time to get on our feet and get moving! Click the image to get Friday started!

Todays recorded lesson with Mr. Hazelby

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Today we have our arithmetic assessments. Get pencil and paper and copy the calculations. Show your working and underline your final answer.

Year 3

Year 4

Mrs Bourdillon's maths group



Year 3: Suffixes: -less, -ly

Look, say, cover, Write!

Look at the letter order of each word carefully, say the word out loud, hide the word then try and spell it without looking! Try it three times.

How many did you get right first time? Did you get more right the second time? Did you get them all right the third time? Get an adult to test you!

Here are the words from this week.

careless, jobless, thoughtless, painless, joyless,

quickly, slowly, roughly ,carefully ,suddenly


Year 4 : The possessive apostrophe

Look at the words and where the apostrophe is: is it before the s or after it? 

Write sentences to show the difference between them. Then get an adult to test you by reading the sentences and see if you can put the apostrophes in the correct place!

How many can you get right?

Here are the words from this week.

Dog’s,  dogs’, cow’s, cows’, teacher’s, teachers’ boy’s, boys’, girl’s, girls’

Reading Skills

Remember this text from yesterday? Re-read it a few times to an adult. Then answer the new questions below.

Now let’s have a brain break and learn some Spanish!

REMINDER: Today's Lesson and Story time has been pre-recorded. The lesson is at 11 am as usual and Story time at 1pm.



SPAG: Starting Sentences with a verbs (-ing)

Write out the sentences below and choose the correct verb from the list to start them. What do you notice about each verb?


Packing, listening, eating, exploring, writing, skipping, making

1)_________ the salad, Rebecca chews slowly.

2) _________ a cheque, Mary smiles.

3) _________ dinner, John concentrates on cutting the carrots.

4) _________ to music on my Ipod makes me want to dance.

5) _________ the woods, I leap over fallen logs.

6) _________ stones across the still lake broke the silence.

7) _________my bag at night, helps me to be ready in the morning.


Now write some sentences of your own starting the sentences with these verbs:

Running,  Laughing, Hiding, Whispering


LI To describe in detail what has happened in the story so far

Listen to the next Chapter of the Phoenix Code: Flight!

What exciting writing can you find in the chapter?


You've started to write about Ryan's and Cleo's relationship in the Phoenix Code.

After reading this week's chapters, add more detail about the things they have done and how this has made their relationship stronger.

How have they shown resilience and friendship? What are their aspirations and how have they tried to reach them?

Don't forget to use subordinate clauses or start your sentences in different ways with verbs, adverbs or adjectives.




Click the image to open a presentation on invertebrates. Then try the task below. Use words and pictures in your answers! Can you name the animals in the images here?

TASK: Use the presentation you have watched to answer the questions with sentences and pictures. Name your invertebrates and make your research colourful!


It's nearly the end of day.

Now it’s time for a little quiet, prayer and reflection with our Class worship.

Click the candle.




It's time for a story to finish our day.

Click the image and choose a book to listen to stories from Jacqueline Wilson, Malala Yousafzai and Stanley Tucci and many more!


That's all for week 4! Time for the weekend and some rest! Well done on a fantastic learning week! Don't forget there are assignments on TEAMs and to send in work to your teachers via TEAMs or e-mail so that we can put it up on the website! Have a great weekend and we'll see you all on Monday!


The LKS2 Team