Catch Up Meeting on Zoom
We have arranged a short meeting for children in Class Three to have the opportunity to have a quick catch up with their friends and teacher. The meeting will take place at 1.30pm on Friday 10th July. We hope that you will be able to join us. The ID code and password will be sent in a text message to all parents. In order to help safeguard all of the people involved, we ask that all parents make it known to the teacher that they are in the room at the start of the meeting. Parents do not need to remain on camera if they choose not to.
The Grange Primary School
Welcome to Summer 2 term. I hope you all had a restful break and all stayed safe and well. Please visit this page everyday as I will be adding activities for the children and often put specific instructions on for the children to follow. Try to encourage children to complete all the activities everyday, and in their writing please encourage the children to write in full sentences, as often the children are doing the bare minimum in their tasks, particularly the writing tasks. As the children will be going to Class 4 come September, writing in full sentences and using the correct punctuation is extremely important. Lots of practice in this area would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your continued support at home. If there is anything I can do to help please do not hesitate to email me on the address below. I would also love to see any activities the children are doing in the printable packs available from the school office or other activities you might be completing at home, so please email pictures to me.
Friday 10th July 2020
Reading - Espresso
Follow the espresso link and read the extract of 'The Butterfly Lion', then take the quiz.
Each day I will attach a spelling punctuation and grammar sheet below with questions relating to the chapter that the children have read. Please try and complete these everyday and revise the content with the children.
Practice your knowledge of homophones on the two above links.
As an extra challenge, try and use some different conjunctions to extend your sentences. Can you add some speech using inverted commas? Remember, new speaker new line. Can you write in paragraphs? Always punctuate your sentences with full stops and capital letters!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkmp2v4 Try the weekly challenges on the BBC bitesize link. Also have a go at the maths family challenge: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Family-Challenge-Friday-10th-July.pdf
Each day do some counting some suggestions include:
Counting in 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's 8's and 10's.
Counting in 50's and 100's from any given number.
Please find a link below to a game in which the children enjoyed doing everyday during our maths lesson. Please choose something from the 'level 3' category. Try to challenge the children by reducing the time given. We liked to call it the '3 second challenge'.
During the Summer Term we would have been starting a very new and interesting topic, 'The Stone Age'. I will be setting some research projects around this topic for the children to be able to find out more.
Below, I have attached a sheet with some Stone Age craft ideas. Have a go at some of them. Please don't forget to send me some pictures through the class email page as I would love to see some of the children's creations.
If you have any questions please email me on email@example.com however please note:
At The Grange we believe that it is crucial to work in partnership with parents and carers. There is an expectation that you will support us by ensuring that your child completes the tasks that we set as homework.
Obviously the level of your engagement will depend on your child’s age but we expect you take an active part in all aspects of homework and, where necessary, indicate that you have monitored the completion of it (e.g. by signing the Home/School Reading Record Book.)
The routines of reading every day, learning spellings and multiplication tables etc. can be great fun and very rewarding for all concerned. Best results are achieved when homework in not done at the last minute but has a fixed time in a child’s established home routine. Short, sharp periods of activity are preferable to prolonged periods of study where concentration can be lost.
Effective learning and consolidation of learning cannot happen in an environment with lots of distractions (e.g. television etc.) Please give some thought to where your child works at home.
Please see below the extensive list of websites that your child can visit to consolidate and extend his/her learning.
Supporting your child at home
The following links will take you to Espresso and Purple Mash. Both contain numerous resources for supporting your child in all areas of the school curriculum. Individual log-in details can be found in children's reading records. For further information about the curriculum please go to the Curriculum section of the school website.