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Home Learning Activities

Week beginning: 29.6.20

Hello everyone,

How are you all? We have had another lovely couple of days in the sun. It makes such a difference. I hope you have had lots of fun playing outside and spending this time with your family. Don’t forget to email any pictures of your work to the Office using- office@southbankprimary.co.uk .

Keep smiling!

Love from, Miss Bathe x

Class Gallery

Thank you to all the children who have sent their wonderful pictures in! I have loved seeing all the hard work you have been doing over the past few weeks and the different creations you have made.

Charlie has been a MAGICAL Learner this week, showing excellent grit, ambition and attitude towards his Maths work. He has worked extremely hard to complete the work on 2D and 3D shapes. Well done Charlie!

Logan has been developing his life skills and baking some fairy cakes! These looks absolutely delicious.

Logan has continued the story from last week, ‘You’re a Bad Man, Mr Gum’. He has used beautiful handwriting.

Khalil has been developing his Life Skills. He has been busy making home made pizzas and helping his parents with the gardening. Well done Khalil.

After our phone conversation, Shelby was keen to write me a letter to show me her handwriting. You look like you have been working very hard to keep it neat. I’m not sure on my age though Shelby, haha! Well done Shelby.

What a superstar you have been this week Liam. You have worked amazingly hard and produced some gorgeous work. I love how proud you look on each of these pictures. Well done Liam.

Some of the children have been busy on Purple Mash completing information on Germination. Well done boys!

Wow! You have been busy this week Leah. Well done for keeping motivated and showing lots of ambition completing all of this! I love how you have highlighted the answers in the text.

Logan has had an excellent attitude towards his work this week, he has designed his own Mehndi pattern, researched the different functions of a plant and continued the story ‘Watery World’. What a superstar!

What a beautiful picture of Shelby and her little sister Elise. You look like you are having a wonderful time in the sun!

Charlie had a go at making the Mars Bar Cakes. He added marshmallows for some extra colour and they look delicious! Well done Charlie, you are developing some great life skills.

Liam worked very hard with his family to research why we celebrated VE Day on Friday 8th May. He produced this fantastic Newspaper report! Excellent work Liam.

Charlie enjoyed celebrating VE Day with a lovely Afternoon Tea. It looked delicious! I hope you enjoyed learning about the meaning behind why we celebrate VE Day.

Liam watched Miss Bathe’s hand drawing video to create his own giraffe! You have put a lot of effort into this Liam, well done!

Ryan ran 26 lengths of his garden to raise money for a local food bank at the Baptist Church. The video was too big to upload so I hope this picture is ok! It is lovely to hear that you are raising money for a local charity and helping those who are in need.

Zack has been busy baking the Cookies from our Extra Activities section. They look delicious and I bet they taste even better!!! Well done Zack.

Ryan has been a MAGICAL Learner this week and shown excellent ambition. He has worked very hard to create a Lego Model. He built an Airport and added to it each day. By the end of the week, Ryan had created an Airport with 3 waiting areas, 7 airplanes and a rocket! What a MAGICAL Learner you are!!

Liam enjoyed Mr Wilson’s Challenge on flags. He researched the Australian Flag and found some interesting facts about Australia. You are working hard to keep up with your cursive handwriting. Well done Liam!

Logan made the Norway flag and videoed himself telling us some interesting facts about the country. Well done Logan, it takes a lot of courage to video yourself.



Choose a book of your own or one from Oxford Owl (link below) and read it with your adult. You will need to register a free account in order to access the range of books. What did you like about the book? What didn’t you like?


Follow the link to BBC Bitesize ‘Charlie Changes into a Chicken’ by Sam Copeland. The focus of this Reading task is to summarise information and write creatively. Watch the videos and read the extracts from the text and complete the three activities.



Have a look at the picture above and think about the following questions-

Question time
Why are all these people on the boat?
– What has happened?
– How do they feel about it?
– How did they manage to get o much onto the boat (including a house!)?
– Where do you think this is? Why?
– Why aren’t there any other boats?
– Where will they go?
– Who wrote the message in the bottle? What does it say?


Thinking about the questions above, have a go at writing the message in the bottle. Who is going to be sending the message? What is the message going to say? Think about different sentence openers, conjunctions and a wide range of vocabulary. Don’t forget to check it against Gold Standard.

You could even tea stain your message to make it look older! Here are some instructions if you would like to age your paper-



Follow the link to BBC Bitesize and complete the activities on ‘Revising Similes and Metaphors’.


Complete the ‘To Do’ task on the next set of orange words that has been set for you on Purple Mash. Don’t forget to click ‘Don’t let me see the word’.



Times Tables

Using Times Tables Rock Stars (link below), spend at least 15 minutes a day practicing your times tables.


Revision- Money

Use the following links on BBC Bitesize to complete the activities on adding and subtracting money. Remember that there is 100p in £1. You could use real money to help solve these calculations more practically or draw the different amounts for a pictorial method.



You can also try the Purple Mash ‘2Do’ on making different amounts, up to £1.

New Learning- Measuring Mass

This week’s new learning is all about Measuring Mass. Watch the video on ‘Units of Measure’.


Once you have watched the videos, read the attached file and try and complete the varied fluency and problem solving activities based on measuring mass. 

Maths Games

Use following links and play some Maths games based on Place Value, Addition and Subtraction-





History- What was it like to live in the Iron Age? 

Around 800 BC people in Britain learned how to use iron. This discovery had a dramatic impact on everyday life. Iron made farming much easier than before and settlements grew in size. Use the following link from BBC Bitesize-


Watch the videos to find out more about life in the Iron Age, their forts and the development of tools. Complete the activities on the Iron Age and then research the different tools that were developed during this period. Create a leaflet showing the different tools and weapons they used. You could even recreate one of them using tin foil.

Science Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy

There are two types of energy: renewable and non-renewable. Use the link below to watch the videos and read the extracts that describe what each of the energies are. Once you have done this, complete the three activities focussing on renewable and non-renewable energy.



Use the free online website ‘Duolingo’ to learn the basics of the French language.


If you have used the website before, continue with your learning, completing the next 4 lessons. These can be as quick as 5 minute jobs. Complete one lesson per day, practicing listening to words and repeating them.

Cultural Capital

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is situated in the famous cathedral square of Italy. Have a look at the following website and look at the pictures of the inside of the Leaning Tower of Pisa-


Can you use recyclable materials to create your own version? Write a short paragraph stating key information and facts about the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Cultural Capital in the Tees Valley-

Use the link and choose which week you would like to learn more about. There are three days worth of activities for each topic.


Mr Wilson’s Weekly Challenge

This week’s challenge is all about throwing and aiming skills. It will test you on your coordination and concentration. It will also help you to understand that rushing a task is not the easiest or best way to get the job done. All you need is a bucket (or something asimilar), lots of socks (not smelly ones!) and a timer.

Extra Activities

– Would you rather be able to read minds or be invisible?

–  Design and make an obstacle course in your garden. How fast can you complete it? Can your family members complete it in a quicker time?

Previous Learning Activities

Below are the previous weeks Home Learning tasks for you to look back on.

Keep working hard everyone. We are so proud of you all. Love from, Miss Bathe & Mr Wilson x

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