Mental Health Awareness Week

A huge thank-you to Mrs. King for letting me know about this incredibly important week.  The focus for this year is kindness and here is a challenge that you could get involved  with your family at home. You could do the suggestions mentioned on the chart or you might think of something else to do…

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The following passage contains some incredibly boring words.  Could you please improve it by replacing the underlined words with something more exciting.  You can  rewrite the passage in your neatest St. Stephen's handwriting and then type a few of your improved sentences in the comment box so…

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Stone Age Food

The Stone Age people ate food just like you and I do but do you know what kinds of food they ate? They were also known as hunter-gatherers but why?  Are you and your family hunter-gatherers?  I would like you to do a piece of research based on Stone Age food. Let me know what you found out in the…

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The Black Hole - Video Comprehension

Hi everyone,

You are familiar with this type of comprehension which focuses on three of our reading VIPERS skills. All you need to do is to watch the video and answer the questions. I have split the questions into two sessions so you can answer one set on one day and the other set on a…

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Magic Squares

Have a look at this.  Magic squares are a brilliant way to give your brain a good work out. Every row, column and diagonal needs to add up to the same number.  Try them and let me know what you think.

If you enjoyed completing this activity or you feel as though you need a bit more practice…

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Mary Anning

If you click on this link it will take you to a reading of this book on youtube. If the link doesn't work, just type in the name of the book on youtube.

Here are some facts about Mary:

Mary Anning was born in the seaside town of Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK, in 1799. Although her parents had ten…

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One of my favourite websites and one that I have used for many years is called GoNoodle.  In fact, I like it that much that I have taken my young son to watch Koo Koo Kanga Roo perform a few times!  To access the site, your grown-up will need to click on GoNoodle for Families. You can also access…

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You will never guess what I have just found on the BBC News Website! A tutorial on how to draw Totoro!  Now we all know how much I like Totoro.   Why don't you give it a go and see how you get on? I just need to find a tutorial on how to draw your own Catbus ...

The link is here.  If it doesn't…

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What are you reading?

We like to read a lot at home and, at the moment, we are reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis. I read it numerous times when I was little girl and now it is time for me to read it to my son.  It is a wonderful story about four children who were evacuated to the country…

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Daily Ten

Hi everyone!

Daily Ten is a brilliant maths game for you to play.  You can select your own level and the speed in which you need to answer the questions.  You will need a pencil and a piece of paper for you to record your answer and any rough jottings that you need to do.

Click on the

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The Cave Painter of Lascaux

Click on this link for an audio version of this book. When you have finished watching it find five fascinating facts about cave paintings and list them in the comments below.

Maybe you would like to create a cave painting of your very own. This link will give you an idea.

Have fun :)

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Study Ladder

A huge WELL DONE goes to Amelia who is making amazing progress with her learning challenges. Miss Clegg and I are very proud of you. 

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