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TOPIC TASKS - Week Commencing Monday 29th June

 

Our new topic is Beside the sea.

(See our new Topic Web below - The Topic Web is not a list of learning activities to complete but instead it shows you the areas we will cover and set activities from in the coming weeks. See the list below for this weeks suggested topic learning.)

We have been asked to share the following with you from Network Rail.

Due to the very high level of trespassing on the tracks by young people in your local area, Network Rail in partnership with Learn Live are working to help raise awareness to students across the UK educating them about the dangers of the train tracks through interactive digital delivery.

 

Please click here to find out more

 

ART – seaside in a bottle. Follow the instructions to have a go at making your own seaside in a bottle. If you don’t have all of the equipment needed see if you can find other things instead, be as creative as you can!  

 

Science – life cycle of a plant. This week we are going to explore the life cycle of a plant, click here to watch the video and look at the life cycle to learn all about the different processes. Then have a go at filling in the blanks on your own life cycle.  

 

Geography – Exploring St Ives part 2. 

This week you are going to imagine you are a tour guide of St Ives! Your task is to design your own tour around St Ives. Think carefully about what attractions you are going to include, where is it located (using the map) and what things can you do there? 

Choose from the 1, 2 or 3 star activity sheet.  

PSHE - This week we are going to begin filling in a 'weekly wellbeing' activity sheet. A chance to slow down, reflect and think about your day and things that you have done. 

 PE - Physical Activity Ideas 

 

- Dancing: Go Noodle (We do this in school)

- Yoga: Cosmic Kids Yoga 

- Outdoor Time: Where safe and in line with current government guidelines, try to get some fresh air. Could you play some games in the garden or go for a short walk? 

-Mr Doku Fitness Sessions - Link Below 

- Joe Wicks: Morning PE sessions. Live from his Youtube channel. 

 

                                                       *** Tasks below here are from a previous week ***

PSHE - 

Playing together but apart. Please follow the link below to find out more:  

 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/playing-together-but-apart-4e7276 

Art – 

This week we are looking at shells, looking carefully at their texture and the different patterns within them. 

 

1). Have a look at the photo pack of shells. What shapes and patterns can you see? What different textures do you think you could feel? Would they be smooth or bumpy? If you have any shells at home you could have a look at them or the next time you go to the beach.

2).Click here to have a go at following this ‘learn to draw’ step by step guide to draw your own shells. 

Beach safety 

As our new topic is all about the seaside and we have recently had lots of lovely sunny weather and many of us our visiting our local beaches we thought it was important we talked about beach safety. 

 

1). Click here to watch the video- Lifeguards, lifeboats and safety on Poole beach.

2). Read the information in the PDF below then have a go at creating your own poster to tell people how they can stay safe at the beach. You could even add in things like keeping a safe 2m distance from others! 

 

 

Geography  Let’s explore St Ives!  

This week we are going to be exploring a seaside town – St Ives. We are also going to be learning about the differences between natural and man made features. There are 2 activities for this week. 

 

1). See if you can cut and sort/ draw and label the features into natural or man made from the cards given.  

2). Make notes and gather information on the word web sheet after watching the videos and looking at the photos of St Ives. 

Art – lesson 3 – This week your task is to have a go at following the instructions to make your own seaside puppet theatre characters like Punch and Judy! You could even have a go at making your own show and record it! If you are stuck for ideas you can print off the characters below and make them into stick puppets.

If you don't have all of the resources on the list don't worry too much, see what else you can find at home instead to help make your puppet theatre.

Science – What do plants need to grow. This week we are looking at the key things a plant needs to grow. Look at the information below and see if you can design a poster to show us the key things a plant needs in order to be healthy and grow. Click here to watch the video

History – Comparing sea sides past and present.

This week your task is a history activity linked with your guided reading task.

1). Watch this video - Magic Grandad at the beach

2). Have a look at the images of seaside activities. Some of them are from the past, some are in the present and some fit into both. See if you can sort them into the correct places on the table.  

1). Geography

This weeks learning is all about features of the seaside. Can you identify and label features of the seaside?

Do you know the differences between human and physical features of the seaside? Have a look at the PDF below.

2) Science 

This week your science task is to explore plants and trees in your local area.

What plants/ trees can you see? Can you draw and describe them?

-Choose either the plant or tree observation sheet to record your ideas. 

 

(This is the same task as many of you were unable to find it last week however it was under the wrong subheading)

If you managed to complete this already and are able to - have a go at planting either in your home or garden if you have one. Observe your plant/ seeds progress. You could record this as a diary!

3). Art

This weeks art is all about materials and textures linked to the seaside. 

3) PSHE - social and emotional health

Fowley's Wings

Click on this link to see the story and the attached activities.

This story explores dreams and goals, roles in families, people’s strengths and feelings, how brothers and sisters get on together. 

 

 

The Switch Watch 

Click on this link to see the story and the attached activities.

This story is about 2 adults, 3 children, a rabbit, two hamsters and a humungous dog called Bongo. It explores how hectic family life can be and how we can all help to make life at home more harmonious, even the dog.

 

Week Commencing Wednesday 5th June

1) Geography

This week your Geography task is to explore what you already know about the seaside.

What is it like?

Why do people visit the seaside?

 

Have a go at the spot the difference activity. How is the seaside different to your local area?

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week  1 How many of these can you do this week?

2) Religious Education

  • Our key question is: What is the good news Jesus brings? 
  • Open the RE Week 6 pdf  to help you learn more. 
  • Once you have worked through the learning information, complete the learning activity which can be found on the last page of the same pdf. 

3) Art - Land / Outdoor Art 

  • Open the land art resources document below to learn more about the artist Andy Goldsworthy. 
  • Work through the information and watch the video clip of some of his work.

        (The video clip will link to YouTube. Please supervise your child when using YouTube.) 

  • Have a go at making your own Andy Goldworthy inspired art using whatever you can find in your garden or local area. 

        (If you choose to collect materials locally or do this in the local area, ensure you follow all of the Government's social distancing                   guidelines.) 

Topic

1) Science - Discovering New Materials 

  • For our final lesson on materials, we need to think about new materials that have been discovered. 
  • Open Science Resources Week 6 - Discovering New Materials to help you learn more. 

  • There are links to Bitesize clips within the week 6 resources pdf. 

  • Finally, Choose and complete either the 1, 2 or 3 star fact file activity from the pdf below

4). Art

Seaside horizon pictures.

Lesson 1: Seaside Landscape 

Follow this link and scroll down to the children's video.

Resources attached below:

4) PSHE - Local and Community History Month 

  • The month of May is dedicated to Local and Community History month which occurs across the United Kingdom. People belong to different groups. This could be the country that you and your family belong to or the religion you follow. It might be a sports group, like a football or gymnastics team. You might belong to a group, such as Beavers or Rainbows. We would like you to take this opportunity to consider what communities you belong to and have a go at one or a few of the activities below. 

Week Commencing - Monday 11th May

Topic

1) Science - Recycling 

  • We need to think about how materials can be recycled. 
  • Open Week 5 Science -Recycling Materials to help you learn more. 

  • There are links to Bitesize clips within the week 5 resources pdf. 

  • Have a go at the Recycling Sorting Activity below.

         (You could draw the different recycling bins with the correct materials and products in them if you can't print this activity.)

  • Finally, Choose and complete either the 1, 2 or 3 star activity from the Week 5 Science Recycling Sequencing Activity Sheets 

2) Religious Education

  • Our key question is: What is the good news Jesus brings? 
  • Open the RE Week 5 pdf  to help you learn more. 

          (There is a link to a bible story clip on Youtube within the resources. Please supervise your child when they access this or any part                of Youtube.) 

  • Once you have worked through the learning information, complete the learning activity which can be found on the last pages of the same pdf. 

4) PSHE - 15th May International Day of Families 

 

Held on 15th May every year, the International Day of Families was established by the United Nations in 1993 as a way to raise awareness of issues faced by families throughout the world. 

 

As we are at home during this time, spending more time with our family, we thought it was a good time to stop and reflect on what we are grateful for within our own family and to know that all families are different. 

 

Download the information below to learn more and then choose some of the family learning activities to have a go at.  

Week Commencing - Monday 4th May

Topic

1) Art - Tea Stained Maps 

  • Create a tea stained map of 1666 London. Open the information below and follow the instructions. 

2) Science - Materials that change shape!

  • We need to think about how materials bend, squash, twist and stretch. 
  • Click on the link below and watch the video to get you thinking. 

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p013bhgy

  • Open Week 4 Science Resources - Changing Materials Test to help you learn more. 

  • Choose and complete either the 1,2 or 3 star activity from the Changing Shapes Activity Sheets. 

 

3) History : VE Day 75th Anniversary 

  • Friday 8th May marks the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) day. It marked the end of WWII in 1945. We would like the children to learn a little more about this day and then choose an activity to help them remember those who fought, contributed at home and sadly died to keep us safe. 
  • Watch this video designed for young children to help explain what VE day is.                          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpaA_tZJV00
  • Download the VE Day Information Sheet in order to learn more. 
  • Choose an activity below to complete. 

4) Design and Technology (Food & Nutrition) 

(We understand that it is hard to buy flour at the moment. However, we wanted to upload this learning activity as we would normally do some baking with the children during this topic. Please only do this if you are able / want to.)   

Week Commencing - Monday 27th April

Topic

1) History - Compare modern day firefighting to firefighting in 1666. 

  • Open the Firefighting then & now - Information sheet. 
  • Open the Firefighters then & now worksheet and sort the images. 
  • Write a short paragraph to summarize the differences in firefighting then and now. 

2) Music - Sing & Play 

  • Click on the link below to the Great Fire of London songs. 

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/primary-school-songs-the-great-fire-of-london/zn92jhv 

  • Start with London’s Burning. Can you sing it in a round like the voices do on the recording? A round is where one person begins singing and then another person starts singing later on. 
  • Then have a go at London Town has Fallen Down and Ring the bells of London.  
  • There are two versions of each song. A recording with voices to help you and a recording without voices (backing track). If you are feeling confident then try singing it with the backing track!   
  • If you want to, you could have a go at playing the tunes on an online piano for kids. You'll find a link to one below. If you have an instrument at home try playing the tunes on that!

        https://kidmons.com/game/piano-online/

3) Art - Firework Art 

  • Create a piece of art that is inspired by a firework display. You could create a painting, drawing or collage. Have a look at the images below for inspiration.  
  •  If you wanted to experiment with different textures in your artwork then download the Firework Art Textures PDF to give you some ideas on how to do this. 

4) Science - Which is the best material for the job? 

  • We need to think about which material is best for a specific purpose. Which material is most suitable?  
  • Click on the link below and work through the BBC Bitesize activities. 

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrssgk7/articles/z9pgcdm

  • Open the Materials Week 3 - Comparing Suitability Information to help you learn more

  • Choose and complete either the 1,2 or 3 star activity from the Comparing suitability activity sheets. 

  • Look at some of the objects you have at home. Can you explain why it is made from that material? What makes that material suitable? 

Week Commencing - Monday 20th April

Topic 

1) History - Research Samuel Pepys 

  • Watch this video clip below. 
  • Create a fact file on Samuel Pepys. Open the information sheet provided to help you too. 

2) Science Everyday Materials. 

  • Open the Objects & Materials Learning Information - Week 2. 
  • Work through the questions and information on each page to help you understand the difference between an object and the materials it is made from. 
  • Open Activity Sheet Object & Materials – Week 2 and choose either the 1, 2 or 3 star activity to complete. You can do more than one if you want! If you can’t print it then just write your answers on paper or type them on the computer. 

3) Art - Create a silhouette collage or picture of the Great Fire of London. 

  • Have a look at the pictures below for inspiration. 

4) Geography - Name the four countries that make up the UK and its surrounding seas. 

  • Watch the BBC bitesize video clips and look at the information on their website.
  • Open the UK countries and seas information to support you. 
  • Open the blank UK maps and choose one to label.  

5) PE - Complete a daily physical activity task from the suggested list.

History - Research Samuel Pepys 

Science Everyday Materials

  • Open the Objects & Materials Learning Information - Week 2. 
  • Work through the questions and information on each page to help you understand the difference between an object and the materials it is made from. 
  • Open Activity Sheet Object & Materials – Week 2 and choose either the 1, 2 or 3 star activity to complete. You can do more than one if you want! If you can’t print it then just write your answers on paper or type them on the computer. 

Art

  • Create a silhouette collage or picture of the Great Fire of London. 
  • Have a look at the pictures below for inspiration. 

Geography - Name the four countries that make up the UK and its surrounding seas. 

Week Commencing - Tuesday 14th April 

Topic 

1) History - Start to learn about the events of the Great Fire of London. 

  • Use the information and blank template provided to create a timeline of the events. 

2) Science - Everyday Materials. Open the Uses of Everyday Materials information sheet.  

  • Go on a hunt around your house and record how many items/objects you can find that are made from; wood, plastic, glass, metal, rock, brick, paper and cardboard. Record these on the information sheet provided or your own piece of paper or take photos.  
  • Keep a recycling diary of all the things you recycle this week. What materials are they made from?  

3) Design & Technology / Craft - Design & make a Tudor House 

  • Using the materials you already have at home, (Cereal Boxes, other packaging/recycling items) build a Tudor house that people might have lived in during the fire. Look at pictures provided for inspiration. Use the information poster to help you know what to include.
  • If you have a printer you could print the pop out net and make this. 

History 

Start to Learn about the Great fire of London. Watch these video clips... 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/37222884 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/37253904 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/37253902 

 

Look at the Great Fire of London Timeline of Events Information sheet that tells you the sequence of events that occurred during the fire.

Then, use the Blank Timeline –GFoL and the Information Cutouts to complete the timeline.  

Science - Uses of Everyday Materials 

 

  • Open the Uses of Everyday Materials information sheet.  

 

  • Go on a hunt around your house and record how many items/objects you can find that are made from; wood, plastic, glass, metal, rock, brick, paper and cardboard. Record these on the Learning Tasks sheet or a piece of paper or take photos.  

 

  • Keep a recycling diary of all the things you recycle this week. What materials are they made from?  

 

BBC Bitesize Clip - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrssgk7/articles/z9pgcdm 

Design & Technology / Craft - Design & make a Tudor house

  • Using the materials you already have at home, (Cereal Boxes, other packaging/recycling items) build a Tudor house that people might have lived in during the fire. Look at pictures provided below for inspiration. Use the information poster to help you know what to include.
  • If you have a printer you could print the pop out net and make this.

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