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Homework 2023-24

19-4-24

ALL HW FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS WILL BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO SATS PRACTISE. IT IS VITAL THAT YOU ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILD TO COMPLETE THIS HW AND HAND IT IN ON TIME.

THANK YOU.

Maths

This week, the children have some practise questions on decimal arithmetic. (Some children have their own adapted maths homework).

English 

All children have a mixed practise GPS sheet.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on words which end in 'ture' or 'sure'. Examples are adventure, treasure, future, closure, exposure, creature, measure, picture, mixture, nature, furniture, enclosure, departure, structure, signature, sculpture, disclosure, composure, manufacture (Rule 9 on Year 3 and 4 section of Spelling Frame).

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 26th April 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help. 

A reminder too that reading records are checked on a Thursday morning to ensure the children are reading regularly at home and recording it appropriately in their reading records.

Thank you.

28-3-24

Maths

I have set the children five days worth of maths work: arithmetic and reasoning and problem-solving questions (similar to those set in February half-term).

English READING and SPELLING FRAME

Please ensure your child reads as much as possible over the Easter break - preferably every day. All reading must be recorded in their Reading Record with the date and pages read. Can I also encourage lots of quizzing on Accelerated Reader once books have been read.

I am also asking your child to use Spelling Frame as frequently as possible over the holidays and to complete any unfinished work on www.spag.com There are also maths quizzes on www.spag.com for a limited amount of time as they are free at the moment on this site.

All homework should be completed by Friday 19th April 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help. 

I know that many of the children have revision books to work through which are of great help to them and I thank you for your support in this area.

Thank you.

22-3-24

Maths

This week, the children have questions on calculating area or perimeter which we have been working on this week or some arithmetic questions.

English 

The children have been set an assignment on www.spag.com on Terminology as part of their general revision and retrieval of past learning in preparation for their SATs.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are continuing to work on 'words ending ance, ence, ant, ent, ancy, ency' as it is a short week next week. (Rules 39 and 40 on Spelling Frame).

Spellings include: important, restaurant, relevant, performance, finance, distance, advance, appearance, pregnancydifferent, present, prevent, current, evidence, influence, sentence

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Thursday 28th March 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help. 

A reminder too that reading records are checked on a Thursday morning to ensure the children are reading regularly at home and recording it appropriately in their reading records

Thank you.

15-3-24

Maths

This week, the children have questions on percentages which we have been working on this week or some arithmetic questions.

English 

The children have a worksheet with some GPS questions to ensure they are constantly revisiting some of key concepts.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on 'words ending ance, ence, ant, ent, ancy, ency' (Rules 39 and 40 on Spelling Frame).

Spellings include: important, restaurant, relevant, performance, finance, distance, advance, appearance, pregnancydifferent, present, prevent, current, evidence, influence, sentence

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 22nd March 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help. 

A reminder too that reading records are checked on a Thursday morning to ensure the children are reading regularly at home and recording it appropriately in their reading records

Thank you.

8-3-24

Maths

This week, the children have some arithmetic questions to answer.

English 

The children have been asked to complete a book review on their World Book Day book or their current reading book or a favourite book! Please encourage best handwriting and super presentation skills - I will be putting best examples on display.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on 'adding the full range of suffixes after the letter y' (Rules 12-16 on Spelling Frame).

Spellings include: dry, play, carry, cry, happy, enjoy, story, dismay, worry, pity, merry, grumpy, destroy, terrify. They will be learning how to add suffixes including est, er, ful and the rules connected to how the spelling of the root word changes

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 15th March 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help. 

A reminder too that reading records are checked on a Thursday morning to ensure the children are reading regularly at home and recording it appropriately in their reading records

Thank you.

1-3-24

Maths

This week, the children have questions on converting fractions to percentages or dividing whole numbers by 10.

English 

The children will need to complete an assignment on www.spag.com on Hyphens, dashes and bullet points as we have been focusing on using the full range of punctuation in our writing.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are continuing to work on  Rule 8 - 'ly' words this week. These are some of the words we will be working on: gently, possibly, occasionally, usually, actually, quickly, basically, publicly, happily, grumpily

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 8th March 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help.

Thank you.

16-2-24

This week's homework is a little different as it is half-term. 

 

The children have been given a '5 for 5' booklet in maths and reading. These comprise '5 Challenges for 5 days'. Each activity should take about 20 minutes per day and I can only ask that you encourage your child to complete as much as possible as it has been proven these activities will help your child progress in these areas. We will then mark this work in school, giving the children an opportunity to see where they are doing well and which areas they need further support or practise in. There is actually only 5 days work and 14 days to complete it! BONUS!

 

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 1st March 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help.

TT Rockstars and Spelling Frame are also available for them to use at home.

Thank you.

9-2-24

Maths

This week, the children have an arithmetic questions to complete.

English 

The children have 'Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling' sheet to complete to help them retain vital key skills and vocabulary.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are continuing to work on  Rule 37  - 'tious' and 'cious' words this week. These are some of the words we will be working on:

ambitious, cautious, conscious, delicious, fictitious, infectious, malicious, nutritious, precious, 

superstitious, surreptitious, suspicious, unconscious, vicious 

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 16th February 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available at breaks and lunchtimes to help.

Thank you.

2-2-24

Maths

This week, the children have an arithmetic worksheet - 'Fluent in 5'

English 

The children have 'Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling' sheet to complete to help them retain vital key skills and vocabulary.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on Rule 37  - 'tious' and 'cious' words this week. These are some of the words we will be working on:

ambitious, cautious, conscious, delicious, fictitious, infectious, malicious, nutritious, precious, 

superstitious, surreptitious, suspicious, unconscious, vicious 

{Some children have their own adapted spellings}

Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 9th February 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available Tuesday to Friday breaks or lunchtimes to help.

Thank you.

26-1-24

Maths

This week, the children have an arithmetic worksheet.

English 

The children have a Reading Comprehension on the boxer Nicola Adams or a festival called 'Frock and Roll'.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on Rule 44 - hyphenated words this week. Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 2nd February 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available Tuesday to Friday breaks or lunchtimes to help.

Thank you.

Don't forget the Winter Reading Challenge is still open at your local library - until February 3rd. Follow the link below for more information and meet Lyra the plucky penguin on her travels!

Take part in

'The RSPB Great British Birdwatch'

The link below is also on the Science page of the school website where you can find instructions to join in with this event.  Please bring in any photos or information that you have gathered and there will be house tokens on offer for your efforts (and maybe even a prize, Mrs Pankhurst said)!

19-1-24

Maths

This week, the children have a worksheet on multiplying fractions which we have been working on this week.

English 

The children have a GPS quiz on aspects of their learning from Year 3 to Year 6 to keep all that vital terminology in the forefront of their minds.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. We are working on Rule 44 - hyphenated words this week. Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 26th January 2024 and if they encounter any difficulties with their HW, please remind them I am available Tuesday to Friday breaks or lunchtimes to help.

Thank you.

12-1-24

Maths

This week, the children have been given a worksheet on adding fractions which we have been working on all week.

English 

Children will need to complete the assignment on www.spag.com on 'Fronted Adverbials' which has been a feature of the explanation text we have been writing in class.

Please also encourage your child to practise their spellings on Spelling Frame. They can choose from any of the spelling rules. Reading books should be read every day and please remind your child to quiz on finished books at home.

All homework should be completed by Friday 19th January 2024

Thank you.

5-1-24

This week, the children have been given some homework on their hopes, dreams and aspirations for the coming year - we look forward to discussing what they have written and displaying their beautifully presented pieces of work in class.

Spelling: Children are expected to continue to work on Rules 7 and 10 on Spelling Frame (from the Year 3/4 Spelling Lists). These focus on the 'tion sound and the 'sion sound.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 12th January 2024

Thank you.

15-12-23

Maths Children will need to continue working on TTRockstars over the Christmas period.

Spelling: Children are expected to work on Rules 7 and 10 on Spelling Frame (from the Year 3/4 Spelling Lists). These focus on the 'tion sound and the 'sion sound.

English Children have been set an assignment on terminology.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 5th January 2024

Thank you.

1-12-23

Maths Children will need to complete either the BIDMAS - order of operation calculations or the multiplication sheet (depending on what they have been given).

Spelling: Children are expected to work on Rule 8 on Spelling Frame (from the Year 3/4 Spelling Lists)

Geography: The children have been given some map work to complete, using four figure grid references and map symbols.

Children are also expected to read and work on TTRockstars.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 8th December. 

17-11-23

Maths Children will need to complete either the 'investigation' or 'maths mat' (depending on what they have been given).

English/Spelling: Children have been given a short piece of text on chocolate and some questions which cover both GPS and comprehension. 

Children are also expected to read and work on TTRockstars and Spelling Frame

 

All homework should be completed by Monday 27th November (as we are closed on Friday 24th). I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

10-11-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on short multiplication.

English/Spelling: Children have been set an assignment on www.spag.com on relative clauses. Please remember this is not a test and children can work to find the answers if they are unsure.

Children are also expected to read and work on TTRockstars and Spelling Frame

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 17th November. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

3-11-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on long multiplication.

English/Spelling: Children have been set 30 minutes on www.spellingframe.com

They have their own passwords and usernames and our focus is words with silent letters (Rule 47)

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 10th November. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

13-10-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on 'adding and subtracting numbers' or 'prime and square numbers' depending on which one they have been given.

English/Spelling: We will begin an investigation into adding the prefix 'over' to words.

Children have an assignment on synonyms and antonyms to complete on www.spag.com

 

All homework should be completed by Thursday 19th October (as school is shut on Friday 20th October) at the latest. Please encourage your child to ask for help if they need it before Thursday. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

6-10-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on 'Factors'

English/Spelling: We will continue our investigation into words with the long and short 'i' sound and words with 'i' that acts as a 'y'

The second piece is based on our History topic - World War II. The children have been learning about bomb shelters and I have challenged them to make a model of an Anderson Shelter. I have given them a sheet which will enable them to make a basic 3D shelter and we have discussed how they could expand on this. We have looked at lots of photos of previously made models and there is a link to two videos below which may help them.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 13th October at the latest. Please encourage your child to ask for help if they need it before Friday. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

29-9-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on 'Negative numbers'

English/Spelling: We will begin an investigation into words with the long and short 'i' sound and words with 'i' that acts as a 'y'

English HW this week is on www.spag.com and is on 'Standard English'

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 6th October at the latest. Please encourage your child to ask for help if they need it before Friday. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

22-9-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on 'Rounding to 10, 100 or 1000'

English/Spelling: We will continue our spelling investigation on words beginning with the following prefixes:

bi, aqua, auto, tele, port, trans, aero, super and the suffixes: port, ology, phobia

English HW this week is an activity based on this - they will need to complete the activity on the sheet which is just based on the prefixes: aero and auto.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 29th September at the latest. Please encourage your child to ask for help if they need it before Friday. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

15-9-23

Maths Children will need to complete the sheet on Place Value.

English Children will complete the assignment set on www.spag.com There is a letter in their HW folder reminding them of their username and password which is the same as last year. The assignment set is 'Grammar A Year 5'.

 

All homework should be completed by Friday 22nd September at the latest. Please encourage your child to ask for help if they need it before Friday. I am happy to help at break or lunchtimes.

Thank you.

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