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Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Believe to Achieve! "Roots will grow down into God's love and keep us strong" EPH 3:17

Week Commencing 11.05.20

Welcome to week 4.

Having spoken to most of your parents this week, I am really impressed with how well you are all doing. Keep up with the hard work and home learning. Remember, it is not easy for your mums and dads as well as you!

Thank you again for all the lovely pictures and emails. Mrs Hayes is putting them on the school website so please keep them coming


Day 1 – Reading instructions. Identifying features; writing instructions.

Day 2 – Reading explanations. Identifying features. Answering questions.  

Day 3 – Reading a comic explanation. Writing a similar piece.     

Day 4 – Reading The Highwayman and making notes about characters. Revising adverbs and adverbials and practising identifying these.

Day 5 – Studying the vocabulary in The Highwayman. Identifying different types of adverbial. Writing a character study.     


Day 1 – Conversions between grams and kilograms, millilitres and litres.

Day 2 – Distance: metres, kilometres and miles; using a line graph.

Day 3 – Imperial and metric measures, esp. feet, inches, metres and centimetres.

Day 4 –Draw and interpret line graphs showing approximate imperial and metric equivalents.

Day 5 – Explore tessellation of 2-D shapes.


On Monday, complete the Joe Wickes PE session online. Measure your heart rate before, during the 2-minute rest and at the end. Do this for the whole week before drawing a graph to show what you have found out.

My son and I have done this every day; extra points to anyone who manages to get the school a mention!


Look in to VE Day and present your findings in any way your like (timeline, Powerpoint, poster) and have a VE Day tea party using the cake or bread you have made. Authentic dressing up, doilies, cucumber sandwiches and lashings of tea while listening to songs from the times.


Hindus worship God in many different ways. In this resource, you will learn about one celebration of God in the form of the Goddess, Durga.


As a school, every class will be looking at the same resource called ‘The Big Idea Weekly Challenge’. Details of the challenges can be found below.

Art and DT

Bake a cake or make some bread and send me a picture. Is the recipe in grams or ounces? Can you rewrite your recipe in to grams or ounces using your conversions skills learnt in this weeks maths?


Continuing with the programming theme, I have set up 5 more To Dos on Purple Mash building on the previous weeks work.