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Week commencing 8th February

Hello Honey Bees,

It has been lovely to hear from you last week – I’m enjoying seeing you at story time or in a Bookings. Thank you for all your hard work and for continuing to be stay at home superheroes.I hope you will be able to join me for story time this week and make an online booking with me! This is a great way for you to show me all your amazing work and for me to give you some feedback about your work.

Here is a suggested timetable for the week to help you structure your time. This is what the Key Worker children in the Year 5 bubble will be doing, so what is happening in school is the same as what is being delivered to you at home. Clicking on the hyperlink in the timetable will take you to the video you need to watch for that lesson.


Morning lessons


Afternoon lessons




Maths lesson 1

English lesson 1

Reading for pleasure

Teacher Conferencing

During this time, I am available to respond to emails, so please send me images of what you have been doing in your morning session.

Spelling activity 1


Teacher Conferencing

During this time, I am available for Online Bookings, responding to your emails and making phone calls.



Maths lesson 2

English lesson 2

11:15am Reading discussion (see below)

Spelling activity 2

Topic learning

2:00pm Reading discussion (see below)



Big Write

Virtual Storytime on Teams with Mrs Hodgson

Spelling games



Maths lesson 3

English lesson 3

Reading for pleasure

Spelling games



English lesson 4 or join us for a live trail and end of term celebration

Maths lesson 4


11:15am Reading discussion (see below)

Spelling test

Creative learning

If there is anything that I can help with, or you’re struggling with, please do get in touch as I will be able to organise a virtual meeting or telephone call to help you. Please keep in touch and remember to celebrate your successes with me also. I wonder who will be my star of the week this week in celebration assembly on Friday? Make sure you watch in the Video Resource Centre.


Click here to watch the introductory video for this week - https://wyberton-primary-academy.primarysite.media/media/an-introduction-to-t3-w6


Tuesday 9th February – Safer Internet Day We have been doing lots of work covering this topic in PSHE this term, however, please still take some time on Tuesday to watch this Internet Safety assembly - https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2021/i-am-educator/work-7-11s/virtual-assembly-7-11s


Friday 12th February 9:30am – Live Trial of Robin Hood and End of Term Celebrations It would be great to see as many of you as possible at our end of term TEAMs celebration. I have emailed your parents the link so you can join – if you have not received it please contact me. It will be great to all get together over TEAMs so we can see each other and have a catch up and also if you would like you can share your speech and we can have a real trial of Robin Hood. There will be no pressure to read your speech out-loud as we will need jury members, but if some of you are brave enough to, it will be great to hear your arguments! I really hope all honey bee pupils will be able to join us for this celebration!



Below you will find your Maths lessons and which arithmetic you should complete this week. Please watch the videos in the Resource Centre for your input. This week we are continuing our learning of Statistics and our learning of this will also be applied in your Science lesson this week. You will find the answers below for you to check your progress when you have finished your lesson.

Maths lesson 4 – warm-up - Maths Shed with a focus on Times Tables

                            main activity – CGP Targeted Question Book page 72 and 73. In this lesson, you will need to apply what you have learnt about tables and timetables over the week. There is no additional input for this video, however if you need help, please make a Bookings appointment and I will gladly support you.


Arithmetic – CGP Mental Workout book p12

Once you have finished your arithmetic please mark it using the answers in the back of the book. If there is a question you would like me to help you with, please get in touch.


Below you will find your four English lessons for the week, each document includes a lesson warm up which you will need your CGP books for, the learning objective and instructions.

During this week’s lessons, we will be preparing to present our speech to the Sheriff of Nottingham. If you need some extra time to finish your story for Miss Lineker’s writing competition (deadline Monday 8th 1pm) then do this in English Lesson 1 and merge English Lesson 3 and 4 together to give yourself an extra time. I really hope you will be able to join us for our live trial in the classroom via TEAMs.

Big Write

This week, our Big Write is inspired by the theme of the RSPB Bird Watch Week. Watch the film: Blackbird (by clicking in the link on the timetable or below) and write his story. Your focus is to include relative clauses.


This document has your learning objective, instructions and scaffolds to help you. Remember to also apply everything you have been learning about such as creating characters, varied sentence openers and how to punctuate relative clauses.


Our reading activities this week are extra special as they are linked with the Festival of Literature. We have three events which you can watch live or replay at a later day and time. To access these events, click on the link below and then scroll down to the author shown below https://www.festivalofliterature.co.uk/stream/

Tuesday 11:15am Matt Oldfield - In this video Matt will chat about his award-winning sports book – Unbelievable Football

Tuesday 2pm Anna McNuff - In this video Anna will share stories from ‘100 adventures you have to have before you grow up.’

Friday 11:15am Tom Palmer –Enjoy this video where Tom will share all about his latest novel ‘After the War.’ After watching, please copy the questions in the document below and answer them as your written based activity.  


This week we are explore words spelt with ‘ie’ after c.

Activity 1 – in PDF document below

Activity 2 - in PDF document below

Spelling games - Please log onto your Spelling Shed account to practice this week’s spellings. 

Spelling test - please ask a family member to test you on this week’s spellings – they can find them within the PowerPoint - let me know your score!


This week in PSHE, we are continuing our work linked to Online Safety by exploring how information can be shared over digital devices.

Please read the information in the PowerPoint, it includes some questions for you to think about and consider and also your activity.


We are going to finalise our learning this term by exploring changes to rates and crimes in the 20th Century and then explore some positive proverbs. Please read the information in the PowerPoint below which has information, questions to think about and instructions for your activity.


This lesson, you will be using the information about gestation periods from last week to compare with life expectancies to see if there is a relationship between the two! Read the PowerPoint which includes a warm-up activity and a brief overview of your main task. Full instructions for your learning this week can be found in the PDF document.  


This week, we are continuing with the Key Shapes challenges. This is the 3rd challenge linked to shape. I would love to add some photos to the gallery below of the shapes you create or any other physical activities you are doing.

Creative learning: Music

After a week off last we, we are going to continue our music lessons this term with the support of National Oak Academy. Here you will find this week's lesson which includes a video and activity:  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-compose-call-and-response-patterns-60r36c



Please take a look at the what we have all been getting up to this week!