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In maths today, we are going to find out about Venn Diagrams and use these to sort 2D shapes. You will need to look carefully at the statements at the top of each circle and look for sneaky shapes that match both. 


In Key Stage One phonics is taught in phonics groups rather than classes. The phonics groups each work at a different ability level, therefore there are different phonics videos for each group. Your child will know who their phonics teacher is, but if you need clarification please message your child's class teacher on class dojo for confirmation. 

Please see the links below.


Miss Daley's phonics group video 1.2.21

Mrs Bull's phonics group video 1.2.21

For the warm up activity, please visit the link below and use the log in information. When you start the game please select the phase 3 level.



Mrs Naylor's phonics group video 1.2.21


Today in our English lesson we will be collecting lots of super words ready to use in our letter to Mum. She will need help to imagine all of the things we have seen on our adventure so its important to choose our describing words well today and if you want to challenge your self think of some well-chosen verbs and adverbs to describe actions to Mum. 

Shared reading 


Shared reading involves children joining in with the reading and comprehension of a text whilst guided and supported by an adult. The text can be read by an adult if it is tricky or the child can read it themselves. The reader should be encouraged to use expression in voice and note the features of the text e.g. the title, any illustrations, the author/ illustrator and the structure of the text. Shared reading aims to improve comprehension skills known as VIPERS (vocabulary, inference, prediction, explanation, retrieval of information and sequencing). During shared reading the children are encouraged to ask and answer comprehension questions either verbally or in written form and any feedback about the text should be encouraged and discussed.


Please see the links below for the shared reading text and tasks. 




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 link below is to a mindfulness session with Miss Jones.

Topic - Art


It's Dinosaur Craft Week!

This week we will be focussing on these skills as we make, create and evaluate and adapt our work to make dinosaurs. 

  • Use weaving to create a pattern.
  • Join materials using glue and/or a stitch.
  • Use rolled up paper, straws, paper, card and clay as materials.
  • Use techniques such as rolling, cutting, moulding and carving.
  • Salt dough fossils


L2L skills needed

Resilience - I can stick at it. 

Resourcefulness  - I can find a way

Reflective - I can reflect on my work
reciprocal - I can listen to the ideas of others



It's our final week of our Dinosaur topic. In school we would usually be preparing for our dinosaur Exhibition, inviting parents to come and view all the information the children have collected and items they'd made over the last 5 weeks. 

Unfortunately, we haven't been able to do this but we've greatly enjoyed seeing all of your pictures along the way. 


So this week we would like you to look through the dinosaur powerpoint  and choose which of the dinosaur crafts you would like to achieve on which day. We've allocated today, Wednesday afternoon and some of Thursday to make sure we can practise all of the art skills above. 

Story time 

Each day there will be a story or poem read to the children by a member of the Key Stage One team. 

Please see the link below for the story today. We hope you enjoy it.