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Building relationships with God and each other,
working hard in faith and hope to give our best in all things.


Have a truly, tremendously, terrific Tuesday!

Maths - L.O. To add two 2-digit numbers - crossing 10

Please ensure that your child watches this video first before completing the paper based activity attached below. I have also uploaded the answers.


Today you will continue our focus on a Non-Fiction Information Text. 


In this lesson we will create an information map and 'step' the information.

Click on the link below for today's lesson.


Today we will begin to focus on the alternative grapheme /ir/ for the phoneme /ur/. 

Please listen to the video below first before completing today's activity



Look at the picture below.

Find all the words in the list.

Tell your adults about what you notice: would you find the 'ir' grapheme at the beginning, middle or end of a word? 

The /ir/ spelling pattern

Guided Reading

  1. You will need to log into your account on Oxford Reading Buddy. 
  2. Find our  non - fiction book for this week 'Way - Out Day Out', written by Rob Alcraft. Remember, this is what the cover page looks like: 
  3. Read pages 10-15 only. Remember that you can also listen to the story by pressing the 'play' button.
  4. Once you have finished, answer the following questions in full sentences and please remember your full stops.



  1. Describe what Mars looks like.
  2. Name a few of the things you might see if you visited Mars.
  3. What day temperature does Mars reach?


  1. What is unusual about this planet?
  2. What is the big red spot that can be seen on Jupiter?
  3. How many moons does Jupiter have?
  4. What temperature does Jupiter reach?
  5. What is special about this planet?


  1. What are the rings around Saturn made of?
  2. How many moons does Saturn have?
  3. What temperature does Saturn reach?

If you were.......

You are an artist, which one of these planets is your favourite.  Draw it.



Today we will start our new topic - 'Living Things and their habitats'.  As we would do in class, we are going to complete our mind map.  Please find attached your mind map.  Please complete the 'What I know' and 'What I would like to know' columns only.


Take a break from the screen.  Take part in some physical activities.  Run around in your garden or go far a walk with your adult.