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People of the Past

This week we continue with our topic 'People of the Past'


We have created a learning menu that might help you decide what to learn during the week. We have included some 'Wakey wakey' activities and also 'Wind down' ideas for the end of your learning that day. Choose from the 3 menus below to help you fill in your time.


Please don't worry about printing all resources use them as inspiration for your own way of recording into your book.
Menu 1

Begin by reading the e-book for this week - 'Part of the Party'

Menu 2

Times Tables and Number Fluency


Please allow your child time to access Numbots and TTrockstars. Their log in details for this can be found in the cover of their school diaries. Please contact the school office should you require this information. 







For your last slot have a go at this football inspired challenge about position and direction.

Menu 3

Religious Education

This week we are thinking about the Jewish celebration of Pesach or Passover.

Watch the story of Moses.

  • Draw your own comic strip story of Moses
  • Retell the story of Moses with some of your family members
  • Have a go making unleavened bread/matzah  The bitesize website has some lovely clips to watch.


Next week you will be looking at the Seder plate and its importance to the Jewish faith.

People of the Past - Mozart

This week is all about an opera Mozart write called 'The Magic Flute'. An opera is like a play in which the characters sing all their lines. Opera singers do not use microphones - their voices are trained, and can fill a whole theatre with sound without needing one! All operas have solo singers and an orchestra, and a lot of operas have a chorus, too.


The Magic Flute (or Die Zauberflöte in German) was composed especially for a theatre in Vienna with which Mozart had a close relationship. The opera premiered on 30 September 1791 (just two months before Mozart’s premature death), with the composer conducting the orchestra. It was an immediate hit with audiences and having taken Vienna by storm, The Magic Flute’s popularity soon spread throughout Europe. Today, it remains the third most frequently performed opera worldwide.


Begin this week by listening to The Magic Flute Overture - an overture is a piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood.


Ask an adult to help you listen on YouTube at the following web address:


Then you can use the worksheet below to write and draw what you think the story will be about or write and draw in your book:

Next ask an adult to help you watch a cartoon version of 'The Magic Flute' at the following website address:


When you have watched the story you can use the worksheet below to write about what you thought of the music or write your answers in your book:

You can then draw pictures or write down what happens in the story on the story map below or write and draw in your book:
Finally you can have a go at The Magic Flute colouring sheet:
This week for PE have a go at athletics and multi-skills! Get the whole family involved :)