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Week Beginning Monday 22nd June 2020

Week Beginning Monday 15th June 2020


Below you'll find access to all of this week's literacy learning. We will be exploring character descriptions. I'd love to read your work at the end of the week!

Week Beginning Monday 8th June 2020


Below you'll find access to all of this week's literacy learning. We will be exploring setting descriptions. I'd love to read your work at the end of the week!

Week Beginning Monday 1st June 2020


Below you'll find access to all of this week's literacy learning. We will be exploring how to write a letter of complaint. Have fun! I'm looking forward to hearing how you get on and reading some of your letters of complaint at the end of the week!!

Friday 22nd May 2020

We have played Pointless before in class so I have attached it for you to play today! There is also a link with more grammar games!

Thursday 21st May 2020

Today you have three short comprehensions to complete! 

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Today is going to be a reading comprehension on the FA cup! There will be three levels of difficulty, you can choose which level you would like to attempt!

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Today we are going to be looking at a Gandhi reading comprehension! There are three difficulties to choose from, each of them has answers attached! Good luck Heroes.

Monday 18th May 2020

We are going to start off this week by looking at different noun types! I will attach two PowerPoints to help you, good luck Heroes!

Friday 15th May 2020

Slightly different literacy today. I am going to attach a presentation which has a variety of different fun grammar games. You only need to complete one but please feel free to try as many as you want. Enjoy Heroes!

Thursday 14th May 2020

Today we are continuing our journey of subordinate clauses! Attached is a worksheet and a link to bitesize to help embed your learning!

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Today we are going to move onto to looking at subordinate clauses. There will be a PowerPoint and a video to explain. Good luck Heroes! 

What is a subordinate clause? | Oxford Owl

Learn the difference between a clause, a subordinate clause and a relative clause. Perfect to help with grammar homework and to prepare for the Key Stage 2 S...

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Today will be more questions on the text focus of 'The Cave'.

Monday 11th May 2020

For the first two days we are going to focus on a text called, 'The Cave'. First you need to read through and become accustomed with the text! I will put up the questions and answers, good luck Heroes!

Wednesday 6th May 2020 and Thursday 7th May 2020

For the next two days I would like you to create a piece of narrative writing on VE day. I have attached a link to inspire creativity!


In your writing you must use direct speech, reported speech and relative clauses! Good luck Heroes!

Tuesday 5th May 2020 

Today we are going to continue solidifying our understanding of relative clauses. Good luck Heroes!

Monday 4th May 2020

This week we are going to be looking at Relative Clauses! Today you are going to start writing your own. There is a PowerPoint and a video which will give you assistance.  

Relative Clauses

Learn about how to use relative clauses (or adjective clauses) and practice on Relative clauses are used to give ...

Friday 1st May 2020

Today you are going to continue to convert direct speech to reported speech. A quick tip always remember that reported speech is written in the past tense. If you are struggling please go back and look at the previous PowerPoints and videos. 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Today heroes we are starting to look at direct and reported speech. I will attach a PowerPoint and a video to help you with your challenge.  

Reported and Direct Speech

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Wednesday 29th April 2020

The next part of Literacy we are going to look at is going to be direct and reported speech. Today will be about ensuring we are going to start with direct speech. 

Punctuation: Using speech marks to punctuate direct speech (KS2)

What will I learn? How to use speech marks to help you write speech in different ways. Questions: What did Vicky report that Troy had said? What is the rule ...

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Today we will be carrying on apostrophes, focusing more on singular and plural. Please us the video to help you!

Punctuation: Using apostrophes to show singular & plural possession (KS2)

What will I learn? How apostrophes are used to show that something belongs to someone or something. Questions: When there is something belonging to one perso...

Monday 27th April 2020

This week we are going to be focussing on apostrophes, beginning with apostrophes for possession. There will be a PowerPoint and a sheet for you to work through. Good luck Heroes!  

Friday 24th April 2020

Right then reading detectives this is your final challenge! Next week will be more of a grammar focus.

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Today you have another reading detective challenge! 

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Right then Heroes today we are going to carry on being reading detectives with a new book! I have also attached the audiobook for the Stormbreaker book if you are interested! 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Today we are going to do a bit of a reading focus on books just by looking at their cover and a short extract. It is an important skill to be a reading detective!

Monday 20th April 2020

We are going to start off Literacy this week with Captain Tom Moore by celebrating his amazing achievements. Attached is text, video and pictures all about this inspirational man. I would like you to create something which appreciates his achievements, you could: create a poster, write a letter, create some art. It is really up to you!

Friday 3rd April 2020

To continue on the Earth Day theme I would like you to read this article on how the world has changed recently. Hopefully you find it as interesting as I did!

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Bit of a different challenge today. Coming up soon is Earth Day and attached will be the website and there will be a reading activity with questions! 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

First of all a huge thank you to the writing that has been sent to me. I has been an absolute pleasure to read your creative pieces. Your next job is to create an amazing piece of art to accompany your writing. BE AS CREATIVE AS POSSIBLE! 

Any questions email:

Monday 30th March 2020 and Tuesday 31st March 2020

Hi all! I hope the writing is going well and I can't wait to read them. Below I am going to attach some word mats to help make you vocabulary richer. 

Don't forget to email me your finished writing at

Monday 30th March 2020 and Tuesday 31st March 2020

Creative writing time! Choose one of the videos from the link below and create a piece of creative writing. You have two days to complete this challenge and please send me your writing!