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Wildlife Trust Activities

I have added some extra resources under that same heading 'Links, Resources, Activities and Challenges'. The Wildlife Trust have made some lovely things for home learning. They are running a 30 days wild challenge to get you out and doing something wild every day in June! It sounds exciting so why don't you check it out and take part by clicking on the link below;


Alternatively, you could just download the following resources;


Do you want to be part of breaking a World Record?


21st May, 4- 4.30 PM BST  |  8-8.30 AM PST.   


Learn to draw with World Book Day author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph, break the Guinness World Records title for largest online art lesson ever and raise money to fight COVID-19!


Simply click on the link below and enter your email to register and be reminded about the lesson. Let's all come together and make history!




Random Acts of Kindness!

This week, we are thinking about random acts of kindness in an attempt to inspire kindness in unforeseen times. We would love to find out about the ways in which our children are spreading kindness - we have also included a list from Mental Health Foundation to inspire you.

1)Pick an item from the list below
2)Take action
3)Share the kindness  by emailing me (insert your class email here) and we will showcase your kind act in our class gallery.

Call a friend that you haven’t spoken to for a while
Tell a family member how much you love and appreciate them
Make a cup of tea for someone you live with
Arrange to have a cup of tea and virtual catch up with someone you know
Help with a household chore at home
Arrange to watch a film at the same time as a friend and video call
Tell someone you know that you are proud of them
Tell someone you know why you are thankful for them
Send a motivational text to a friend who is struggling
Send someone you know a joke to cheer them up
Send someone you know a picture of a cute animal
Write to a friend
Send an interesting article to a friend
Contact someone you haven’t seen in a while and arrange a phone catch up
Spend time playing with your pet
Reach out to call a friend, family member or neighbour who is experiencing loneliness or self-isolation
Donate to a charity
Arrange to have a video lunch with a friend
Send an inspirational story of kindness people around the world are doing for others to someone you know
Donate to a foodbank
Offer support to vulnerable neighbours

What other ideas can you think of?


coolSun Safety cool


As it is getting hotter now that Summer is fast approaching, it is very important for you to wear sun cream when you are out and about or even in your garden. Below is a link to some fun activities for you to learn all about the importance of wearing sun cream.

NatWest Bank


NatWest Bank have some excellent resources for home learning, discussing money and many other things. Why not click on the link below and have a look at their Key Stage 2 resources:

Online Safety 

With all this extra learning on line, below are four fun, interactive lessons aimed at helping you to keep safe online. 

PSHE lessons on making decisions


The following documents are lessons on making informed decisions. They are designed to be a talking point for the family so get your parents involved to see what they think too. Have fun!

Keeping Fit At Home


Below is the Lancashire School Games Stay at Home Programme which contains fun activities to keep you fit and healthy at home. 

Below is a link to the 'PE - Learning From Home' section of this website which contains lots of healthy recipes and 10 minute indoor activities to get children moving. On the page there are also links to FUNDA, Ightenhill challenges and the School Sport Partnership programmes. So why not click on the link and take a peek!

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

BBC Bitesize are adding daily lessons to their website. These vary across many subjects and are easy to follow. Children may scroll down and participate in these lessons (some include video instruction or video tasks). You will need a pen and paper for these activities but feel free to check out the link below.


Step 1: Click the website below

Step 2: Scroll down and select the tab 'Year 3/P4 - Age 7-8 lessons'

Step 3: Select the lessons you want to learn, for example: '28 April: Maths'

Step 4: Read the 'Home Learning Focus' at the top of the page and then begin reading the lesson :-)

Free Online Story Resources


Click on the following link to access more stories at home - it is free and very simple to use. This website can best be described as Netflix but with stories (instead of TV shows and films).


Tip - Why not record yourself reading your own story :-)