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Daily virtual lessons for children

From Monday 23rd March we’re scheduling Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home.

We will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will only be available at the times below:

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

Please note: the films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times.

We’re also releasing a film of a poem for Reception and Year 1 children to join in with at 2.00 pm every day. The poems will be available on YouTube to watch again and again.

A great opportunity for children to learn these by heart!


Films for parents

Films for parents to help their child learn to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics are available on our website and YouTube channel. The YouTube channel will have a quick face-lift to help parents find the films easily. We’re adding a parent film to Facebook every day too.

 Spider Monkeys Home Learning Tasks   March 2020 


Please keep reading. Reread your favourite books, retell stories or read to your younger brothers or sisters. Act out stories or make up your own plays.


Please use www.topmarks to access Maths and English games. Daily mental maths practise would be great. Choose the Learning Games tab and the 5-7 years tab. There are many games to support money and addition and subtraction, times tables and multiplication and division which the children are familiar with.

This website takes you to a school closure poster with suggested recommended games and activities for Year 2 children. Practise your yr 1/2 spelling words focussing on the ones that your find the trickiest.

Please use your log in details that were sent in your letter this week.


There are many activities in this grid, please do as many as you can and bring them into school when you return.




Maths /Science




Write a story called My  Flying Car Adventure.


Roll the dice

Throw 2 dice and practise adding and subtracting numbers at speed.

Old and New

Find out about some old vehicles. Make a fact file on one type of vehicle.

Stamp collection

Design a new stamp with a transport theme


Can you write a rhyming poem?



What’s The Time?

Learn to tell the time.

Yr 1 o’clock and half past.

Yr 2 oclock, half past, quarter past and quarter to and more if you can.

 Google Earth

Use Google maps and Google Earth to find out about where you live. Look for different countries, oceans, capital cities and places near to Creech St Michael.


Make a transport themed collage using old magazines, materials, coloured paper etc

Poetry please

Learn a poem by heart to recite to the class.


Money, Money, Money

Practise counting out different totals of money. Is there more than one way to make 10p, 50p, £1.

Play shops and practise giving change.


Transport Over Time

What can your families remember about transport in the past? Ask them some questions and write down what you find out. Maybe you can find some old family photos.

Engineering Challenge

Make a boat that floats and carries a cargo of at least one penny. How many pennies can it carry before it sinks?


Great Inventions

Make a model using junk, lego, card, newspaper and then write some instructions to explain how to make it.

Material Hunting

Go on a material hunt around your house and find out what things are made from. Record what you find through drawings, as a chart or make a book.


Where do I live?

Learn to write your address. Understand which part is the village name, town and post code. Perhaps you could write and post a letter to school or a friend.


Can you make a model train? You could use lego or junk modelling or other materials.

Rainbow Spellings

Practise reading and spelling the Year 1 and 2 common exception words. Write them using rainbow writing (the same word written in different colour pens/pencils.

Time To Bake

Weigh out some ingredients to make a cake, biscuits or just weigh some pasta. (use g and kg)

Find items that are more or less than a kilogram.

Write a Quiz

Make a quiz about a Creech St Michael, England, cities or somewhere else in the world.

Just Create

Spend some time doing some sketching or painting. Look closely at a toy or something from nature and try to draw or paint it.



World Book Day 2020

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DT-Making Vehicles

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Haynes Motor Museum Visit

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A Tractor Came To School

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Spring Term 2020 Curriculum Jigsaw-All Aboard

Our Parents Came in For A Maths Lesson!

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Our Fire Safety Talk

Our Fire Safety Talk 1 We learnt all about fire safety in the home.
Our Fire Safety Talk 2 Stop, drop and roll.
Our Fire Safety Talk 3 Stop, drop and roll.

A Visit From Pirate Dave

A Visit From Pirate Dave 1 We enjoyed reading our pirate stories.
A Visit From Pirate Dave 2 We enjoyed reading our pirate stories.
A Visit From Pirate Dave 3 We enjoyed reading our pirate stories.
A Visit From Pirate Dave 4 We enjoyed reading our pirate stories.
A Visit From Pirate Dave 5 We enjoyed reading our pirate stories.

Hunting For Pirate Treasure

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Florence Nightingale Day

Florence Nightingale Day 1 We enjoyed learning about different artefacts.
Florence Nightingale Day 2 We had to iron the sheets for the hospital.
Florence Nightingale Day 3 Lots of discussion about the photos and captions
Florence Nightingale Day 4 What would you find in a suitcase 200 years ago?
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Meet The Teacher 16.9.19

Year 2 Reading Diet

Fun In Maths

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