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2d. Week Twelve Monday 29th June

Home Learning Plans

Maple Class

Week Beginning: Monday 29nd June

Maple Class’ topic is ‘Cool Britannia’, an exploration of the country we live in. A lot of our learning is based around exploring Great Britain.

Maple Class now have a blog, which you can find on the schools website. I would love to see any work that you are proud of please email it to  I am also really happy to answer any questions or give any advice I can.

We have been looking at nonsense poems for the past few weeks; Michael Rosen is a wonderful poet and storyteller of nonsense. This week he came home after being in hospital with Covid19  – Hooray!

Here is a video of him telling nonsense poems and stories you might enjoy

Reading: Mr Mackinnon Will be reading ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ with you. Read and listen to the first part of the story and answer the questions

Remember to take part in the Silly Squad reading challenge

Ebooks are still available at the Oxford Owls webpage  login through the ‘My Class Login’ button.

Username: st barnabas maple (make sure you leave spaces)
Password: Books


The website ‘Engage Literacy’ from Raintree is offering free access until July.

:  UKfreeaccess

:   engage


The website MyOn is still offering free access to its online e-books during the lockdown.



  • First, try to find the words in the wordsearch.
  • Pick 10 words from the wordsearch and write a short story that uses them as much as you can
  • Select a different 10 words from the wordsearch and draw and label a picture to illustrate each one or several at the same time.



  • This week I would like you to work through the Talk For Writing booklet, ‘The Truth about Trolls’
  • Talk for writing is intended to be done as a conversation between an adult and a child, with some of the activities being completed independently.
  • Read through the story and choose the activities to complete



This week we are starting to look at mass and capacity. This week we will look at mass

  • If you have a set of scales, try measuring how heavy things are. What units are there? Do you know what the difference between grams and kilogrammes? Can you find out?
  • Can you find out what you weigh in kilogrammes? Can you convert it to grams by multiplying it by 1000?
  • Go to Maths with Parents, watch the video and have a go at the activities
  • Do your choice of the Measure Mass 1 worksheets
  • For extra challenge, thy the Measure Maths 1 varied fluency sheets
  • Now try the Measure Mass 2 worksheets
  • For extra challenge, thy the Measure Maths 2 varied fluency sheets


Wider Curriculum

  • Pick activities of your choice from Home Learning Matrix.