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Wisdom & Faith

Wednesday 13th May

Hello children!

Remember how amazing you are. smiley


Morning message - 13.05.20



What is the date today? Remember to use full sentences.



May is the month of Mary. 
Let’s start our day with a prayer.


Hail Mary, full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of our death.  



Check out the new play activities added.



Parents check out the new videos by Professor Ruth Merttens from Hamilton Trust on reading and writing with children. 

Reading with young children

Prof. Ruth Merttens helps you with tips for developing your child's reading skills. Read with your child and help to develop their higher level and lower level literacy skills.

Writing with a young child

Prof. Ruth Merttens with her top tips on helping young children to write. How to make your child feel confident that writing is something that they can do.



Check out PE with Joe and music with Ms Hume below. 



  • Handwriting and Phonics/reading
  • Grammar: suffix -ed
  • English: This is the House that Jack Built by Simms Taback 
  • Maths: Multiplication arrays
  • PSHE: Friendship




Daily handwriting and phonics

Please aim for 30 minutes (15 each) of handwriting and phonics per day. 

GRAMMAR: This week we are learning about suffixes where there is no change to the root word. A suffix is a word part that's added to the end of a root word to change the meaning. Today's activity focuses on the suffix -ed.


Grammar and phonics




ENGLISH Compare two versions of a traditional tale; write sentences containing the conjunction because to respond to the story.



English task - This is the House that Jack Built by Simms Taback

First, watch the animated version of This Is the House That Jack Built by Simms Taback

Next, listen to the text version read by Miss Tanner. Can you spot any differences?




MATHS Today's activity focuses on making arrays for multiplication.



How to use arrays to multiply

Refer to the learning slides dated 13.05.20 for today's lesson.




PSHE Today's activity focuses on the importance of friendship. What makes a good friend? What do you want your friends to be like? How are you a good friend?