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St Peter's Road, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 9EZ


St Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School

"Unlocking potential with the keys of love, respect and friendship"

Monday 11th January 2021

Good morning Class 5. 

Welcome back to another week of home learning.  Remember if you are at home the activities below are what your classmates in school are doing, so try to do as many of these as you can.  The times are there as a guide but you can of course complete the activities in a different order or at different times if you want to. 

Thank you to those who have emailed me a video clip of your hopes and dreams for the year - some of them will be used in our virtual assembly at the end of this week. If you would still like to send a clip, that would be great.

(by the end of Tuesday at the latest, please)

Well done to all of you who have sent me work so far.  Keep sending me photos when you are pleased and proud of the work you have done. 


Also, in school this week we are going to revamp our hall display, taking down the Advent calendar and replacing it with one based on the English topic - biographies so please complete the English writing as a typed version on a device (word or notebook app) so you can email it to me on Friday when it is completed and we can print and display.  

In maths this week, in addition to the daily lesson work,  I am going to set a daily 10-15 min practise arithmetic task - where I will give calculations to complete - as many as you can in 10 or 15 min (you can choose the time you are comfortable with).  Please set a timer for this section of the work.  On Mondays I will demonstrate all 5 calculations in our live catch up session which will be recorded so you can watch it back in the week if needed. Allow 45 min to complete main maths work (they do not need to complete the whole of worksheets if they run out of time) Aim to see how many questions they can complete in 20 -25 min after watching video or powerpoint instruction.  This will allow practise of previously taught maths content and delivery of new maths teaching after that, along with work to check their understanding.

This morning join us for our live welcome at 9.10 by logging into TEAMS and click on the link from your calendar (it will be recorded so you can watch it if you log in to teams later).  This morning and every Monday morning will be a longer session as I will extend the session into a lesson. You will need - a pencil and your homework book for this live session. 

We will start with our morning prayer and a go- noodle in our live welcome meeting.

9.30 - 10.30 - Maths  - Stay on teams for our live lesson. For the live lesson you will need a pencil and your homework book. This will be recorded so you can re-watch it later in the week if you need to. At the end of the live session complete the following worksheets. 

L. O To practise arithmetic skills in multiplication. 

RED, GREEN and YELLOW - complete 4 digit short multiplication arithmetic sheet

BLUE - complete the challenge missing number sheet. 

Both have answers included so you can check and mark your own work at the end. 


 challenge missing number multplication.pdfDownload
 multiplication_4 digit short multiplication arithmetic.pdfDownload
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10.30 - 10.45 Break - Don't forget to stop, rest and get a drink and snack.

10.45 - 11.00 - Guided Reading - Purple Mash Read -  Chapter 1 'Seven Hours to save the world' and don't forget to complete chapter 1 quiz as well. You will find both in your "2do's" OR you can log on to Active learn and read a book of your choice and complete the question smiley faces as you go. 

11.00 - 12.00 - English    Click here for the next lesson in our biography unit. In this lesson we will plan a biography in our books ready for later lessons when will type up your own versions and hopefully we can display lots of them in the hall on our class display board. 

L.O. To plan a biography

12.00 - 12.15 - This weeks spellings and activity sheets are attached below 

MRS SARKER's spelling group - completing unit 6 words ending in 'ent' Complete sections "spelling zone and dots and dashes" in the "year 5 sheet" below 

MRS MUSSELL's spelling group - completing unit 3 'suffixes part 3'.  Complete sections "spelling zone and dots and dashes" on the "year 6 sheet" below

MS WELDON's spelling group - TASK - Write each spelling then a meaning.  Example: adorable means something that is sweet or charming. If you haven’t got a dictionary, find the meaning on your computer dictionary. 

 year 5.pdfDownload
 year 6.pdfDownload
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 Mrs Weldon Year 6.pdfDownload
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12.15 - 1.10 Lunch - Don't forget to eat lunch and have a break

1.15 -2.30 - Science - watch the science videos about  our new topic on forces - video 1 and read bbc bitesize and watch other videos on this page.

Task 1 - After watching the videos and reading the information, write a summary in your book in your own words about how objects move. (Try to start sentences in different ways and use key vocabulary "force, balanced, unbalanced, gravity, movement") 

Task 2- Think about objects you move in your house.  Can you think of things you move with a pull and ones your move with a push.  Write a list of 5 for each in a table you draw in your book. 

eg Pull - lift  my school bag .  Push - close a cupboard door.

Task 3 - Find 3 objects with different weights - one heavy, one lighter and one very light. Compare how easy or difficult they are push across the carpet in your house. Write about what you did and then answer why you think some objects are easier to push than others.

2.30 - 3.00 - PE -  Join in with our Friday PE session with Lewis one of our Rossendale Leisure Trust coaches. Repeat these 3x until you have completed approximately 21 min of exercise.