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Let's get warmed up mathematicians

Let's warm up those bodies and brains with some counting practise.


Then have a go at the warm up challenge. Either print the doubling activity sheet below or play the doubles game. Remember doubling means adding the same number again e.g. 3 + 3 =


Look at the powerpoint for today's lesson





Mindfulness focuses on paying attention to the present moment (thoughts and feelings) as well as the world around you. This can improve mental wellbeing. The image below describes how to carry out a calming mindfulness activity. 


Spellings to learn 

There are no spellings to learn this week. Spelling lists will resume after half term.


Reading books


Each week your phonics teacher and/ or your class teacher will post a link (see below) to a free online reading book that is approximately matched to your child's phonics level. Accessing the eBooks is free, the website only requires you to create a log in which consists of a username and password of your choice. You will need to be logged in already in order for the link to work.


Mrs Heald's phonics group- reading book link

Please choose from the two book below. 

Blue level Book


Red level Book


Mrs Naylor and Mrs Jamieson's phonics group- reading book link


In English today, we are going to complete our letter to Mum. Today we will write the closing sentence, who the letter is from and try to add some extra detail at the end using PS. I have shown you my example with lots of detail and then you can choose whether to include lots of detail like me or a little bit less.


Chinese New Year 


Today we will learn more about the celebration of Chinese New Year. Open the powerpoint and watch the video to learn about how the new year is celebrated, how each of the years are named and much more.


Then, choose an activity on the following slides of the powerpoint to show what you've learnt about Chinese New Year.  


To all of our families celebrating from all of us at Homefields Primary School, we wish you a very Happy New Year!