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Thursday 4th February

8:50am: Live Registration-


9:00am: Live Math Lesson-

Today we are going to explore how to solve 2-step problems involving money. Start by coming to this morning’s live Maths lesson.

Now use the understanding from today’s lesson to have a go at the ‘2-Step Problem’ activity attached to this post. If you need extra help please watch this video:

Aut2.11.5 - Two-step problems on Vimeo

You can also re-watch the live lesson when we add the video link shortly after the completion of the lesson. The link will remain live for 24 hours after filming.  



Remember to read at home for at least 20 minutes today. You can also tune into our live Beech Story Time session at 1:30pm.


Design Activity-

Take the coat of arms design that you created on Tuesday and create your own mediaeval shield.

For detailed instructions and a video guide on how to make your shield, follow this link:

How to make a cardboard shield | English Heritage (

When your shield is complete, take a photo of it and send it in. You might even like to make some of the other tools of a Mediaeval Knight. If you want to learn more about what a Mediaeval Knight would have used you can do some research by following this link:  

Medieval Knights | Knights For Kids | DK Find Out


Number Fluency-

Today we are going to explore how the ‘Finding the Difference’ skill can be used to solve tricky subtraction problems.

Start by watching Mr M’s learning video:

Now have a go at the arithmetic questions attached to this blog post. If you are looking for an extra challenge, set yourself some of your own subtraction challenges that can be solved using this method. TOP TIP- make sure the minuend and the subtrahend are close in value.   



Running over obstacles and throwing for accuracy

Children will be involved in activities to practise running and jumping skills, and will improve accuracy throwing from a standing position. Please note this lesson will require some physical exercise and additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised when equipment is required. Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring that children follow the correct safety advice provided at the start of this lesson and the instructions the teacher gives during the lesson. Parents and carers are responsible for supervising activities where required and for seeking medical advice in advance if your child has a medical condition that may prevent them taking part in physical activity.

Running over obstacles and throwing for accuracy (