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The next few weeks are going to be very different. To keep us all active, engaged and learning we will be setting daily tasks or challenges which you can complete as a family. 


Once you have completed your task or challenge you can email us at to share your pictures, videos or diaries.

Our Daily Challenge


Friday 3rd April 2020 - Easter craft challenge

With just over a week to go, it’s time to get creative! You don’t have to finish this challenge today but we would like you to start to plan an Easter bonnet or decorated egg to complete over the next week. We know that some materials may be harder to come by at the moment so we need you to be extra creative with this one and try to just use what you can find around the house. The more creative, the better!




Below is a website with easy ideas and printable templates to make your own Easter theme hat.


We can’t wait to see your eggcellent creations at, get cracking!








Thursday 2nd April 2020 - Animal challenge

Your challenge today is to find out about a completely new animal that you don’t know much about already. What is the most amazing fact you can find out about it? Can you find an animal that you’ve never heard of before? Maybe you’ve spotted a type of bird on your daily exercise that you’d like to find out more about. Think about how you would like to present your findings, perhaps on a powerpoint or in a factfile or leaflet.

Steve Backshall has been doing weekly Q&A sessions on his youtube channel, some of these may give you inspiration!

Don’t forget to let us know what you’ve found out at !

Wednesday 1st April 2020 - Origami with Miss Bruton

Have a go at making your own origami heart, with thanks to Miss Bruton. We are very excited to 'get involved' with this one!  We can't wait to see all of your final products at !

How to make a heart

Tuesday 31st March 2020 - Multiplication around us

Today's challenge is to hunt for examples of multiplication in the world around you. What ‘groups of’ can you spot around your home or in the garden? Can you build any arrays (e.g. 4 lines of 3) using things around you home?

See if you can create a grid like the one in this link with a representation of your multiplication . For a challenge, can you use the inverse to create a division or a fact family for your multiplication? 

Thank you to Miss Wilkinson and Miss Stanton for the idea for this challenge. Can you spot which multiplication Miss Wilkinson has found shown in her CD rack?


Send in your pictures of multiplications around you to .




Monday 30th March 2020 - Wish Jar

We’ve seen this on social media and love the idea! Your challenge today is to create a wish jar. Things are a little different at the moment and you may find yourself not being able to do some of the things that you did before.

Every time you wish you could do something, see somebody, go somewhere, treat yourselves, or visit a new place, write the idea down and pop it in your wish jar. When things are back to normal, this will be your list of things to do and feel grateful for! Why not decorate your jars  and let us know what your first wishes will be at ?

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Get active...


Joe Wicks is running live daily PE lessons at 9.00am on the following link: Monday to Friday for 30 minutes. Oti Mabuse from Strictly Come Dancing: daily kids dance classes on her YouTube Channel.


KS1: 16 minute workout:

KS1: 5 minute workout:

KS1: 5 minute workout: 


KS2: 20 mins workout:

KS2: 20 mins workout:

KS2: 8 minute workout:  


10 Minute Shake Up videos and activities:    


Why not try some Yoga? It helps to relax the body and mind, whilst improving flexibility and blood flow.

We would love to see images or videos of you getting involved in these at the above email address!

Get Busy...

For those days where we may not be able to get outside, try some of these to discover ‘The Great Indoors’…


A week stuck at home can be "as tough as a week in the mountains" for kids, Bear Grylls said. He has worked with Scouts and they have made more than 100 free activities, games and craft ideas available online to help keep kids entertained and educated while they’re in #TheGreatIndoors.

If you can get out into the garden, try some of these! We would love to see your plant people.

Get Learning...


Maths puzzles:




Top marks:




White Rose home learning:




The Maths factor:  - now offering free subscription during school closures



Oxford Owl


Phonics Play:


The Reading Realm: - ideas for tasks based around a different text each day 


Epic Phonics and Phonics Bloom – Great phonics games for your child to play! and (punctuation and grammar) Daily free audio story from ‘The World’s Worst Children' Book Trust hometime: many live streams/existing video including Cressida Cowell reading chapters of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ EYFS: Shonette Bason-Wood on YouTube channel ‘Spread the Happiness’. She is doing a daily live ‘dough disco’ (funky fingers) at 9:30am and a 1pm daily storytime. The Wind in the Willows musical can be streamed here. EYFS/KS1: Ruth Miskin daily speed sounds videos. Lots of free online books


Sooper Books is an online library for 4-12 year olds bringing award-winning children's stories to schools and families across the UK at the touch of a button.  All content is available free of charge.


Great resources...


Free British Sign Language Level 1 Course -


STEM science challenge cards -


STEM Maths, Science and Computing activities -


Messy Little Monster – full of art and craft ideas


The Imagination Tree – A range of ideas for things to do at home


Time to come in, Bear - - A Children's Story about Social Distancing


The Muddy Puddle Teacher – Lots of ideas for ways to learn outside Illustrator Rob Biddulph is hosting live draw-alongs at 10am each Tuesday and Thursday


Online learning...

STEM Science lessons - pupils in years 3 - 6 have the opportunity to book online science sessions (they will go fast).


Education City: This website has lots of educational games for English, Maths and Science. Log in and then click on subjects – EYFS: Little Learners UK are streaming a live lesson every day at 10am offering free daily activities for under 5s.



cBeebies – Lots of fun games, actvties, videos and series episodes! Number Blocks, Messy and Alphablocks are our favourite!


One hour tutorials and coding activities for children. We love Lightbot!


Education Quizzes:




National Geographic Kids


Geography games -


Nature Detectives


Try some French...

Let's keep mindful

We all need to continue to look after both our physical and mental health. Make time for this by trying these links…


Try ‘ Peace Out’ guided relaxations and the ‘Zen Den' at


Headspace for Kids has breathing exercises and even some focus-based meditation which are customised for different age groups:


Guided meditation:


Remember to update us with how you are getting on with these at