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Get your magnifying glasses ready because the Mr Men and Little Miss characters need our help to solve some crimes in the land. See if you can help them. 


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 8.2.21

Mrs Bull's phonics group video 8.2.21

Mrs Naylor's phonics group 8.2.21



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. 




In English today, we are going to be using all of our  learning about letters to start to write our letter to Mum. Today we will write the address, date, dear and opening paragraph. 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.

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. 

Can you write 5 sentences to describe what Charlie the firefighter looked like?

Try to include adjectives (describing words) and remember to use your neatest handwriting. 

R.E (Religious Education)


Today we are going to be learning more about Judaism. What can you remember from the lessons we have already done?

We began to explore the importance of Moses and Abraham to Judaism. We also looked at a special symbol for Jewish people- The Star of David. Afterwards, we focused on the place of worship for Jewish people (the Synagogue) and how they show their beliefs. Recently, we explored other religious artefacts that are important to Jewish people. In the last lesson, we learnt about Shabbat and why it is important to Jewish people. 


Today we are going to be learning about the Mezuzah


Task 1:

Lets find out what the Mezuzah is? You can do this by looking at the video link and the PowerPoint presentation in the resources below.


Task 2: 

Can you make your own Mezuzah and case using the craft instructions below? 

You can show your teacher on class dojo after you have created it. 


Task 3:

Can you write a sentence explaining why the Mezuzah is important to Jewish people?



Let's listen to a story each day which will be read by a special adult from school.