If you have any questions specifically relating to this work, we can be contacted using our special ‘class’ email addresses below. 

(Please note, these email addresses should only be used for matters relating to home-learning. We will of course endeavour to reply as soon as possible, but do be aware teachers can only send emails from this account on weekdays between 08:30 – 17:00.

All other issues or queries should be emailed to admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)

Miss Heal - Insight Class 7: 

insight@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Lambe - Pathfinder Class 8:

pathfinder@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk 

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Hi Mrs lambe. I cant find the website of maths badges

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Year 3's Home Learning Hub

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Welcome to our home learning hub! 

Have a look below to see what we will be doing in class so that you can stay in touch if you are self-isolating.  Your homework for the week is also posted here. 

If you have any questions regarding the work, please contact us using our class email addresses.  We will try to get back to you as soon as we can but please remember that we may be teaching or on break/lunch duty.

We would really like your help to make this page amazing so if you are 'shining brightly' please send us a picture and we can pop it into the slide show!

This terms big questions are:

How extreme is extreme?

Is the natural world in control?

Are human influences on the planet always positive? 

 

 

Our class books are;

James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl

Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher 

Homework for Week Beginning  30 11 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Please log into Mathletics and TTrockstars to reinforce the mathematics learning taking place in school.

If you wish to, you can do your maths badges online.  Follow the link in the notes section.

www.mathletics.com

https://ttrockstars.com

 

Maths Badges - Online

Spelling Look, cover, write, check, put it in a sentence activities.

 

Mrs Lambe's Pathfinder Class 8: 

Planets

Stars

Supernovas

 

Miss Heal's Insight Class 7:

Red 

Yellow 

Blue 

Green 

 Ed shed log in: https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/login

Reading 10 minutes reading to an adult at least 3 times a week.

  

 

Monday 30 11 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Can I subtract ones from 3-digit numbers using number facts where the tens don’t change?

 

CLICK HERE for notebook

See activities on notebook start at 'Do it' task then move onto 'Twist it' and then finish at 'Secure it.'

 

English

Can I present my work accurately?

Presenting Volcano Poem.

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

 

Reading

Whole class reading 

James and the Giant Peach

Chapter 11 - 13 Vocabulary

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the text

Keeping Active

Joe Wickes - active 8 minute workout 

CLICK HERE for Joe 

Other Learning

1)Tsunami experiment- create your very own Tsunami 

2) Use objects/ creative resources to create your own image of a Tsunami

 

 

CLICK HERE for instructions to create own Tsunami 

  

 

Tuesday 01 12 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Can I subtract ones from 3-digit numbers using bridging?

 

CLICK HERE for notebook

See activities on notebook start at 'Do it' task then move onto 'Twist it' and then finish at 'Secure it.'

 

English

 Can I story map 'Twister on Tuesday'?

 Listen to the story and then draw a story map of the main events.


CLICK HERE for the notebook 

CLICK HERE for a link to the story.

 

Reading

Whole class reading 

James and the Giant Peach

Chapter 14

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the text

 

Keeping Active

 .60 second challenge 

 

CLICK HERE for challenge instructions 

Other Learning

 

Geography

Can I explain the cause and location of Tsunami's?

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the PDF version of the PowerPoint.

CLICK HERE for the activity

CLICK HERE for the video

CLICK HERE for video two

 

  

 

Wednesday 02 12 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Maths -End of unit quiz- write down the answers to the questions

CLICK HERE for quiz 

 

English Can I define the beginning, build up, problem, resolution and ending of a story?

 

Use the story map you drew yesterday and section the map up into the five sections on the story planner sheet.

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook 

CLICK HERE for the Story Planner Sheet.

 

Reading

Whole class reading 

James and the Giant Peach

Chapter 15

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the text

 

Keeping Active

Complete this circuit 3 times 

5 shuttle runs 

10 star jumps

5 frog jumps 

Throw and catch a ball for 10 - if you don't have a ball you could use a pair of socks 

5 sit ups 

10 spotty dogs 

Other Learning

Words of the week

Can I learn the definitions of the words of the week? 

Challenge - Use the words of the week in a sentence.

CLICK HERE for the PDF of the PowerPoint

 

  

 

Thursday 03 12 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Maths Badge Practice.  Follow the link in the notes box to the maths badge that you are working on and have a go!

 Can I subtract ones from 3-digit numbers by rounding to ten then compensating?

Click HERE for the links to the online maths badges.

 

CLICK HERE for notebook

See activities on notebook start at 'Do it' task then move onto 'Twist it' and then finish at 'Secure it.'

 

English

Can I rehearse aloud and write sentences with grammatical features such as adjectives and adverbs?

 Time to write the 'beginning' of the story.

Just focus on the first two boxes of your story planner.

 

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook 

 

 

Reading

Whole class reading 

James and the Giant Peach

Chapter 16

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the text

 

Keeping Active Cosmic Yoga CLICK HERE for Cosmic Kids Yoga
Other Learning

Handwriting

Can I ensure my letters are all the same size?

CLICK HERE for handwriting practice sheets

 

  

 

Friday 04 12 2020

Subject Activity Notes
Mathematics

Maths Badge Practice - follow the link to your maths badge have another go!

 

Can I subtract tens from 3-digit numbers using number facts where the hundreds don’t change?

Click HERE for the links to the online maths badges.

CLICK HERE for notebook

See activities on notebook start at 'Do it' task then move onto 'Twist it' and then finish at 'Secure it.'

 

English Can I use a or an correctly?

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the activity sheet

Reading

Whole class reading 

James and the Giant Peach

Reviewing Chapters 14 - 16

 

 

CLICK HERE for the notebook

CLICK HERE for the text. 

Keeping Active

Go for a walk and record the steps on Steps 2 Summit.

Other Learning

1)DT- Continue to build your own shelter to withstand an earthquake- then test it. How long did it last before it collapsed?

2) Recap your learning- complete the Tsunami quiz- if your unsure of the questions why not research the questions. What new facts have you learnt?

 

CLICK HERE for quiz

  

 

GoNoodle

www.gonoodle.com/goodenergy 

Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.

Audible.com

www.stories.audible.com/start-listen

Free stories for children and adults to listen to.

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

 

BBC Learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

 

Futurelearn

https://www.futurelearn.com

Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

 

Seneca

https://www.senecalearning.com

For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

 

Openlearn

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/

Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

 

Crash Course

https://thecrashcourse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

 

Crash Course Kids

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

As above for a younger audience

 

Crest Awards

https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

 

iDEA Awards

https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

 

Paw Print Badges

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

 

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

Prodigy Maths

https://www.prodigygame.com

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

 

Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

 

Blue Peter Badges

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

 

The Artful Parent

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities 

 

Red Ted Art

https://www.redtedart.com

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

 

The Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

 

Toy Theater

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.  Month Free Access code is UKTWINKLHELPS