Kestrels Remote Learning
Hi Kestrels and welcome to remote learning. Just like in school, Mrs Coleman will be your remote teacher, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Mrs Grant on Thursday and Friday.
We are going to set you three activities each day and ask you, where possible to record it in your remote learning books. Please include the date and title of the work and make sure that it is presented just like we do in class. We look forward to seeing your amazing work when you are back at school. We are also going to check in with you every afternoon to see how you are getting on with the work and to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to leave a comment in the guestbook about how you are getting on as we would love to hear from you all.
Everyday we would like you to read, learn your spellings and practise the timetables you are currently learning. You could keep a list of the books you have read or listened to in your remote learning books, give each book a score out of 5. You may want to write a sentence or 2 describing something you liked or didn't like about it.
The aim is for you to know the 2,3,4,5,8 and 10 times table by the end of year 3. There are many different was you can learn them.
I can see that some of you have already started using TTRockstars – Well done.
For those of you that haven’t, your parents should have received an email with your login details.
When you login, you will be asked to choose a rock name, this will be the name that is displayed on the screen.
When you first login you will be asked to choose your Rock name, this will be the name displayed on the website.
Next you will be asked to play a ‘gig’, this is 100 questions. This will determine the level you start at. Please just do your best.
Once you have played your first gig, you will be assigned a level. I would suggest that you then play games from either garage (play on you own) or Arena (play against anyone else online at your level)
Please remember this is just one way to help with your recall of times table. Have fun playing.
You can access some books from the following website. It is free to sign up to.
At 11am every day you can hear a free story on David Walliam's web page
10am Music lesson with Myleene Klass on
You tube, called Myleene’s Music KLASS, A new lesson is put on You tube every Monday and Friday. You can view at anytime
Berkshire Maestros are doing singing workouts on YouTube daily called ‘Wake up and sing’.
Chester Zoo are opening a virtual tour everyday form 10am.
Oti Mabuse, of Strictly Come Dancing fame, is doing dance classes for kids on YouTube. The latest is to music from Frozen.
if you enjoy History, try the Children’s University of Manchester website and go on the Ancient Egyptians activities.
Online Learning will return on Monday 20th April
Message from Mrs Coleman - Hello Kestrels, I just wanted to say a big thank you for your commitment to the remote learning over the past 2 weeks. I know it may have been difficult at times but from the messages I have read you have all tried hard. I have enjoyed reading your messages, they have made me smile. I would also like to say a big thank the parents who have been supporting you and I trust that you have thanked them as well. Have a restful 2 weeks, and remember to continue to be 'a bucket filler'.
Message from Mrs Grant - Well done for all your hard work over the last 2 weeks. Have a wonderful Easter with your families and look forward to hearing from you when term starts.
Play Rocket rounding, it is a multiple-choice maths game which focuses on rounding numbers to tens, hundreds and whole numbers.
Easter Maths Questions
Please download the Maths for Easter time file and answer either Challenge sheet 1 or Challenge sheet 2.
Easter maths challenge cards are available to download below this message if you would like an extra challenge.
Thinking about the film The Little Shoemaker I would like you to write a short story to summarise the film.
You can watch the video again by clicking on the link below- press control and click the link .
Make sure you include.
Where the story is set.
Who the characters are and their occupations.
What they are trying to sell.
What tactics they use to advertise and sell their products.
Describe the two salesmen. What are their similarities and differences?
Why do the customers suddenly become attracted to the goods on sale by the new seller?
Check: have you got a complex sentence, a fronted adverbials and some prepositions.
On the streets of Paris stands Mr. Botte’s shoemaker shop. His life, making beautiful shoes is disturbed when a most peculiar street vendor pulls up outside his shop.
When you have finished your summary of the story in the film, you could type it up and email it to a family member. Remember to make the title stand out, use powerful verbs, use a bubble text to make action words stand out and spell check your work before sending it.
If you are feeling arty, you might like to add an illustration - draw one, photograph it and add it to your e-mail.
Good afternoon Kestrels. I hope your family member enjoyed your story! As a fun activity you could find your favourite clothes, or dressing up clothes, or even just some material and scarves to make your own outfit - and hold a fashion show! I am going to add the file below for all the activities this week (and for week 1) in case you missed any and want to have a go at some over the Easter break. Have a fabulous Easter!
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Happy Easter and thanks so much Mrs Coleman and Mrs Grant for all your hard work putting together all our remote learning activities, you've done such a terrific job. Thank you, Oliver and Liz x Reply from Mrs Grant: Thank you so much for your lovely message. We are thrilled you have enjoyed the activities. I hope you have a wonderful Easter with your family.
On a street Mr Botte makes magical shoes, when a mysterious man shows up and nobody goes to his shop. He makes a plan. The person who pulled onto his road uses tactics to lure in people, he puts up half price posters and a lot more. Reply from Mrs Grant: A wonderful opening Flynn, have a lovely Easter.
Thank you Mrs Grant and Mrs Coleman for all the work you have done to help us keep learning. Wishing you and your families a Happy Easter! Reply from Mrs Grant: Thank you so much Maeve for your lovely good wishes. We have really enjoyed choosing activities and receiving your comments. I hope you have a wonderful time with your family.
I finished yesterday’s English task and most of todays already. I wanted to share my slogan for Mr. Botte’s shop. “Take a moment to try these lovely, elegant handmade shoes.” Reply from Mrs Grant: A fantastic slogan George, very well written. Have a wonderful Easter with your family.
Hello Mrs Grant I really am starting to enjoy home remote learning thanks. Could you possibly put on here like you did with this week the first week so Kai and I can do some over Easter the stuff we missed due to being ill thanks that would be good Reply from Mrs Grant: Good to hear Cameron, I will put week 1 on the web page for you to download. Have a wonderful Easter with your family.
Hello Mrs Grant i cant get on to ttrockstars Reply from Mrs Grant: Have you been able to log in to TTrockstars already? If you need to check the password, please email the school office this afternoon and they will be able to resend it to you.
Dear Kestrels. I hope you are all safe and well at home and you have been enjoying your remote learning, as well as doing all sorts of other activities at home. In our house we have spent lots of time in the garden enjoying the nice weather. We have been baking cakes, making jelly, watching movies together and trying to do some exercise together. Have any of you done the Joe Wicks Sessions? Wow they are hard! Today is the last day of term and we would normally have been in school for the Governors’ Award Assembly. It really is one of the highlights of being a governor. As your class governor, I think you all deserve an award for how you are doing during these days at home. You are all amazing! Well done and keep up the good work. Stay safe. Dave Rogers
The maths game was AMAZING I got 42/42 Reply from Mrs Grant: Congratulations Flynn, I am glad you enjoyed the game.