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ALL CHANGE for the last two weeks! Choose 3 activities each day and let me know your choices!

Chestnut Home Learning Page

SUMMER 2 - Penultimate week in Chestnut Class

I think we have all had enough of our Lockdown Learning now and I know that some children are really struggling so I am trying a different format for the last two weeks to spice things up a little!

It is entirely up to you how you organise yourself BUT you should try to complete three activities a day if you can.

If you haven't already done so, look at the OAK ACADEMY which is an online school for all ages with loads of online lessons and things to learn.

Essential links are here:

The Oak National Academy - https://classroom.thenational.academy/

Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

Supermovers - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-collection/zr4ky9q

Joe Wicks PE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ (Only Mondays and Wednesdays from this week).

White Rose Maths at home - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

BBC bitesize - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Chestnut learning for the week beginning Monday 6th July

You may complete your work in any order and at any time. Choose a variety of activities to fill your days. 

You MUST do all the maths at some point during the week.

You MUST complete at least 3 English activities during the week - that could be a reading or a writing activity.

You could email me to tell me what you have chosen or send me your work or photos of what you chose to do.

You might just want to write me a daily email summary to explain how you have spent your time.

All of this is fine!


1. Read any of your own books. Make up a book review to recommend the book to a friend. Why should I read it? What makes it so good OR why should I not bother?!

2. Use the link to OXFORD OWL and the class login ( see above).

Choose any books from the 7-9 age group OR have a look at the other ages too. Try to read at least 4 that you have not yet read.

3. Write a story using any of the story starters below to get you going or you could write one of your own - it should have a clear beginning, middle and ending. You may plan it first.

I drew back the curtains and nothing was the same.......

The small blue and yellow monster looked at me and I looked back at it......

As the lights changed, the black car sped off.......with his best friend inside!

It hadn't always been like this. Before, it was....

4. Try out TELESCOPIC TEXT to extend the simplest of sentences and phrases into something much more detailed. Start by typing a short sentence such as 'I made tea'. You can then start to build your sentence as each word encourages you to add extra detail once it is highlighted.



Here is all the year 3 learning for the week plus the Friday challenge which you will find online.

Here is all the year 4 learning for the week plus the Friday challenge.



Play HIT THE BUTTON at least once a day. Continue to learn your tables and ask somebody at home to do them with you to test yourself. You could even make a grid!


Practise telling the time using the online time games.



Art and DT

1. Make a model minibeast. make it at least 4 x bigger than real life. You can use whatever you like! Look at some examples online before you start.

2. Enlarge your minibeast drawing from last week. Can you upscale it so that it is at least twice the size of your first attempt?

3. Design a SMOOTHIE. It should be healthy and ideally be fruit based but it is up to you. You could add vegetables too. Keep your recipe to hand as, if it's delicious, it may well need sharing so we can all make it.

4. Invent a new board game to play with family or friends. It will need instructions too! Hint: Don't make it too complex!


1. How many creatures can you find in your garden?

Go on a bug hunt. Have a look at as many bugs as you can. Consider their habitat. Consider what they may eat.  If you remove them, please put them back carefully. Take photos of what you have found to add to your presentation.

2. Go pond dipping. You will need a net and a bowl. Make sure you put back whatever you catch! 

3. Create a version of a life cycle to show the life cycle of a butterfly, frog or anything else you fancy. What is METAMORPHOSIS? Include each stage of the life of the creature.

4. How are animals adapted to their envirnoments?

There are four lessons on the Oak Academy website for you to watch and learn:



1. Who was Queen Mary (also known as Bloody Mary)? How was she related to Queen Elizabeth I?

Make a slide show to show her life and what she achieved plus how she got her nickname!

Information can be found here: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/tudors/kings/mary1.htm

2. Find out even more about Henry VIII. Here are more lessons all about him and what he did during his reign.



1. Have you experimented with JAM BOARD yet? You will find it in your 9-dots at the top of your Google Home Page.

2. Try LIGHTBOT. It is a fun programme which tests your knowledge of angles, particularly right angles.

3. Have a go at SCRATCH. Create your own Sprite and make a scene with animation.

4. Send greetings to all of your class. Year 3 emails start with 16 and year 4 emails start with 15 e.g. 15georger......



Look at these stories Jesus told. They are called PARABLES and all have a message.


Present them as a cartoon strip or as a storyboard.

Also, check out the daily Collective Worship at the Oak Academy (link at the top) or on our own school website on the 'learning' tab then Remote CW.


Mark out a sports pitch ready for our VIRTUAL sports day next week! You need to have space to be able to run 50 m.

This could be in sets of 10m or in 2 x 25m. If you can get to a bigger field, you may want to try a full 50m track!

You will need to practise:

running, skipping, standing jump, sack race, egg and spoon race, small ball throwing, large ball throwing and a three-legged race (you will need to borrow an adult for this one!!).


And another thing......

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