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Wednesday 3rd March

Here are your learning tasks for Wednesday 3rd March 2021.

8:50am: Live Registration

Please join us for live registration. Mrs Pring will be there to welcome you, take the register and talk you through today’s learning.

9:00am: Live English Lesson

This morning, we will recap our learning from yesterday and talk about the adjectives (describing words) you used in your descriptions of Traction Man’s outfits.

Today we would like you to design and describe a new outfit for Traction Man. Where will he wear it? What special features does it have? What colour is it? Use the template attached to the blog to design and describe your new outfit for Traction Man.  

When you have completed your deign and description, please send them in to us so we can share them with the rest of the class. 

10:00-10:50am: STEM Live Workshop: Rocket Car

The event is LIVE and hosted on Microsoft Teams. You can watch the session easily on a web browser but if you want to take an active part in the session, you will need to get teams downloaded on to your computers. The session lasts 50 minutes. You can find the link to this session by visiting the following site:

Sevenoaks School Outreach Activities: Wednesday 3 March

Learn about the Bloodhound project and its attempt to break the land speed record by travelling at 1000 miles an hour in a specially designed rock car. Learn about 3D printing and the Bloodhound LSR. You can build your own rocket car and race it. This workshop is led by Mr Alex Colenso, Head of Technology at Sevenoaks School.

Those taking part would need the following materials:

  • Safety Scissors
  • Car template
  • Glue stick/Sellotape
  • Foam sheet or cardboard from small delivery box
  • A barbeque skewer
  • A straw
  • A balloon.

The car template for the session is attached to this blog. We hope you enjoy this session.


Remember to read for at least 20 minutes at home today. This can be any type of text – fiction book, non-fiction book, comic, newspaper, etc. A reading comprehension on The Last Wolf has been included with this blog for you to complete.


Today we are revisiting the digraph ‘ie’, which is in words such as tie, pies and dried.  We are also revisiting the split digraph ‘i-e’, which is in words such as slide, kite and bike. Below is a video to watch to recap what we have learnt.

Talk about the ‘ie and ‘i-e’ sounds.  Can you say the sounds?  Can you write the sounds in words? Look at the activity sheet attached to this blog. Write in the missing words.


Our focus today is on comparing lengths and height. First, watch the learning video about length:

Spr1.8.4 - Measure length activity on Vimeo

Now try some things in your home to use as measures. You could use paper clips or blocks or lego bricks but make sure that they are all the same size and that there are no spaces in between them when you are measuring. Remember to send in photographs of your measuring activities.

Maths Fluency

Today we would like you to practise counting in 2s. There is a sheet attached to this blog for you to use or you can make your own number cards using a blank piece of paper. Write the numbers counting in 2s from 2 to 50. Make a number card for each number and then muddle them up. Can you sort them into the right order? Play a game with a member of your family where the numbers are face down in order and you have to say the number before you turn it over. Good luck.