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Castle Acre Primary School

Monday 1st June

Morning everyone and welcome back.  We hope you feel refreshed  and ready  to start this term’s work.

Spellings to practise today are:

All groups  : wait   plain   straight  afraid  stain  brain

English for all


Today we are revising sentence types.

There are four types of sentences. They are: statements, commands, questions and exclamations.

Below is attached a ppt to refresh your memory and answer some questions.

You can also look at the link below :

Once you have either looked at the ppt  or the two short video clips, move on to Activity 2 on the website. 

Watch the video about a book called 'Sam Silver: Undercover Pirate'.

Before watching the video, write two question sentences that cover questions you have about the story,e g How long will the story be?

Watch the video.

Were your questions answered by watching the video?

Now you've finished watching it, write two statement sentences explaining some of the things that happened in the story.

Complete Activity 3 or look at the worksheets attached below and choose a Challenge.


Mental Maths Challenge

Guess my number

Year 3 : focus addition and subtraction facts to 100

Year 2 : Year 2 : focus addition and subtraction facts to 10 and 20 Ext to 50

Year 3

This week we are focusing again on fractions .

Watch the video clip :

Complete the worksheet Year 3 for all and then try either the 1, 2 or 3 star Problem Solving Challenge.

Year 2

Today you are focusing on the 10 times table. 

Watch the video clip :

Then try to complete the sheet Year 2 for all.

Extension: Try either the 1,2 or 3 star Instant Recall of the 10 times table. You might like to try timing how long it takes to complete the challenge you have chosen.


This term we will be learning about 'Plants'.

Watch the video clip:

Test your knowledge by having a go at the quiz and/ or  look at the ppt  'All about plants'

Go out in to your garden if you are able and look at the different plants that are there. Remember even weeds are plants!


Either sit in your garden and complete a neat, observational sketch of a flower in your book or alternatively sketch one from a picture. Label the different parts.  Write a sentence about why each part is important and the job it has to do. To help there is a 'Parts of a Plant Word Mat' attached below.

You may want to play the game of pairs as well .