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Castle Acre Primary School

Monday 8th June

Morning everyone and welcome back. 

Spellings to practise today are:

Gryffindor/Ravenclaw : roughly  tough   enough   couple  courage

Slytherin/ Hufflepuff :  rough    tough   enough    young   touch

English for all

Today we are revising pronouns.

Pronouns replace nouns. If we didn't have pronouns, we'd have to keep repeating our nouns and that would make our sentences awkward and repetitive.

Tom went upstairs to the bedroom. Tom opened the door and Tom sat on the bed.

Pronouns are short words like it, she, he, you, we, they, us and them.

They are used to describe either individuals or groups of people, rather than using their name or names.

Watch this short clip to understand what pronouns are and when we use them.

If you can complete activity 1.

Year 2 have a go at the 1 or 2 star challenge. Extension:try the 3 star challenge

Year 3 have a go at either the 2 or 3 star challenge. Extension : try the extension challenge


Mental Maths train

Focus on subtraction.

Year 3 : 2 digit decomposition

Year 2 : 2 digit numbers

Year 3

This week we are focusing on fractions again .

Over the next few days we shall be looking at equivalent fractions.

Click on the video link below.

Then complete the Year 3 Fractions for all. There are also further Year 3 Equivalent Fraction Star challenges as well to try .

Year 2

Today we are learning about unit fractions.

Click on the link and watch the video clip.

Complete Year 2 Fractions for all.

Then have a go at the one of the  Year 2, 1,2 or 3 star Unit Fraction Activity  Challenges.


Today we are thinking about what plants need to grow well.

Watch the video clip

Plant growth

Plants need air, light, warmth, water and nutrients to be healthy.

If they are healthy, they can continue making their own food through photosynthesis.

Most healthy plants are upright with green leaves.

Then watch the next two short video clips  about how to keep plants healthy and what  they need to survive.

Then try one of the science tasks attached below: ‘ Poorly Plants ‘sheet. Or if you like and are able  try the experiment ‘Cress Heads’( one for all the family). Or create your own investigation about 'What plants need to survive' using either the 1,2 or 3 star sheet to design your own investigation .