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Hello KS1. We hope you have had a lovely weekend despite all the rain! We enjoyed speaking with most of you last week and we are really proud of the work you have been doing at home. Please keep it up!

We hope you have a great week and don’t forget you can send work you complete to and we will try to get as much as possible onto the school website for all to see!

Here is your Home Learning for this week: 4th May 2020


Y2 - click here     Y1 - click here 

Please choose the ‘Summer 2 – Week 2’

There is a video explaining the task and learning. For each lesson, there are a set of questions and answers. You can write the answers down, or tell the answer to a grown up or sibling. After you have done all of the questions, check the answers to see if you were correct.

We have also set a maths challenge for you to complete on Purplemash, which can be accessed here:
 Y2 –

Comparing lengths

Addition and subtraction to 20

Matching numbers to their value


Y1 –

Finding half and quarters - activity 1

Finding half and quarters - activity 2

Remember: Save your work once you have finished so your teacher can see it!


The Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

If you don’t have the book, click here for a video of the book being read.


Task 1 – Read the story with a grown up and tell your grown up as much as you can remember about the story.


Task 2 - Design a new broomstick for the witch and her animal friends. Draw a picture of it and label it. Then, in sentences, write about why you think it is a good broomstick. Remember to use capital letters, full stops and finger spaces.

This can be completed on paper or on Purplemash - click here


Task 3 – Create a new potion that the witch can use to make the new broom that you designed yesterday. What ingredients would you need? Write a recipe for your potion, if you want to do this on Purplemash, click here


Task 4 – There is a terrible beast that protects the witch from the dragon at the end of the story. Who is this terrible beast and how does it save the witch? Was it a ‘terrible beast’? Discuss this with a grown up.


Task 5 – Where should the witch and her animal friends travel to next on her broomstick? What could their next adventure be? Write what you think happens next in the story. Remember to use capital letters, full stops and finger spaces.

Y1 – Can you add the conjunction ‘and’?

Y2 – Can you add a range of conjunctions in your writing? For example, ‘and’, ‘but’, ‘so’, or ‘because’.

This can be completed on paper or on Purplemash - click here.


A range of books are available here. You just need to register to make an account. At the end of the book, there are questions that you can answer with a grown up. Please read books that match your book band level.

Please email if you are not sure what your book band level is.

Here is a book that you can read and complete activities on, called Sam's Wet DayFor each chapter, can you complete the quiz?


Please complete the phonics activities that have been set for you on Purplemash. Remember to check your 2Do list for this.

Also, don’t forget to watch the daily phonics lessons on YouTube - click here. If you are unsure which video to watch, please email 


As we are currently in the season of spring, go on a hunt around your garden or during a walk to find all the different features of spring.

There is a checklist attached below that you might want to use.

Collect some signs of spring that you have found.


Using the things you collected on your spring walk, can you make a collage of everything you have collected? This could either be glued onto paper or you can arrange the materials you have collected and take a picture of your art work.

If you are feeling really creative this week, have a go at this blossom tree collage

V.E Day Activities


On Friday we commemorate V.E. day and there will be lots of celebrations on TV. V.E Day stands for Victory in Europe Day – it was considered the formal ending of the Second World War following the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. At the end of the Second World War people were happy that the fighting had stopped. However, lots of things like food were still rationed.


On V.E Day itself lots of people held street parties, but they also remembered those who had still not returned from fighting and those who would never return.

Please click on the link below to find out more.  

Write a description about what you can see from the pictures in the document above – why do you think that those people are happy that the war is over?


Draw your own picture of what a street party might be like – make it really colourful. Who might be in your picture?


Lots of people ate jam sandwiches at street parties. Can you make your own jam sandwich at home?


Make your own VE Day bunting and/or flags, just like the ones in the photographs – what messages would you put on it for this year? You can also make your own flag using Purplemash. Click here

We hope you have a lovely week. We are thinking about you and your families.

Stay safe and enjoy your week.

From Miss Doman, Mr Lo, Miss Gascon and Miss Kelly.