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Aqua Class 1st June 2020

Hello Pupils & Parents of Aqua Class,

Welcome to a new half term!  We hope you had a nice week and are keeping well at home. We will be putting more new activities on the school website this week to help you keep learning while you are at home. Remember, the activities on the website should be spread out over the week, try to do two activities each day. If you also have time to do some reading, this would be great! Some of these activities may seem tricky at first, so remember to ask an adult to help you. Some of the activities will have worksheets that will be posted to you and for other activities you can use your purple home school work book, or type on a computer.

This week’s pack of activities includes 11 learning sessions:

Maths – 2 sessions

English – 2 sessions

Independence – 1 session

Science – 1 session

Art – 1 session

Food Tech – 1 session

PSHE – 1 session

Computing – 1 session

PE – 2 sessions

As your child completes the activities, feel free to use the email addresses below with any comments as to how he/she has been getting on with the work, as well as pictures of any tasks your child may have achieved (but please do not send pictures of your child, only the work!). It may be easier if you email the teacher you speak to each week:

Amy - aquaamyoaktree@gmail.com

Sarah - aquasarahoaktree@gmail.com  

This way we can have two-way communication and your child may feel more of a sense of purpose knowing that we will look at the work they have done and comment on it over the phone the following week.

Maths  

Session 1 – Mathletics

This is an opportunity to show off all your home learning from last half term, by completing the new Mathletics activities you have been set. If you have tried the activity before, see if you can get a higher score this time.

Session 2 – Statistics

You can watch the BBC Bitesize video and try the online activities or look at the Time PowerPoint. Then, complete the tally chart worksheets in your homework pack. There will also be statistics challenge cards on the school website for you to try.

English

Session 1 – Reading Eggs

Log on and complete the initial reading placement test (Lesson 1).  Then move on to your next lesson.

Session 2 – Acrostic poems

You are going to write your own acrostic poem about Spring.

Science – Plants  

This week you can watch the BBC Bitesize video and look at the PowerPoint, to learn about the basic needs of plants. Then, complete the worksheet in your homework pack. If you are able to get some cress seeds, you could also try planting your own cress heads. There is a guide on the school website to help you.

Independence – Making Contact

This week I would like you to try creating your own email address. There are guidelines to help you in the Independence section on the school website.

Art – mini books

This week you will create a mini book. You will need paper, scissor etc. Follow the instructions on the PDF. Take some inspiration by visiting the website of British library and create your own mini book.

Food Tech – Where does our food come from?  

This week you will be learning about how chocolate is made and the journey it makes from plant to shop. You then have cards in your homework pack to put into order. If you’re able to get the ingredients, you can also try making your own chocolate or Chocolate Krispie Cakes. Try looking at the recipes on the school website.

Computing – Parts of a computer

This week you can choose to complete 1 or 2 challenges, naming parts of a computer.

PSHEHealthy Lifestyle 

Look at the Bitesize videos and / or the PowerPoint to learn about ways to look after yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Then complete the worksheet in your homework pack and / or create a poster.

PE - Oh Joe

So for PE Simon will have your child perform a routine using a YouTube video by Joe Wicks.