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Begin the week by reading the ebook 'Knights and Dragons, Unite!'

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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. 






To fill your last session you might want to have a go at one of the following:

  • Go on a 3D shape hunt - What shapes can you find? Can you describe them?
  • Make some 3D shapes using pasta and play doh.
  •  Use the link to remind you of what you have learnt so far!

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Religious Education

This week we are looking at the Seder. This is a key feature in the celebration of Pesach.

  • Look at the following link it will show you a traditional Seder plate.

  • Find out about the significance of each item on the Seder plate.


  • Create your own Seder plate showing the items and their link to the story of Passover.


Seder plate examples!

People of the Past - Sir Edmund Hillary


For the next two weeks you are going to be learning about a new famous person - his name is Sir Edmund Hillary.


Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was born on the 20 July 1919, he was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest - the tallest mountain in the world.

Hillary became interested in mountaineering while in secondary school. He made his first major climb in 1939, reaching the summit of Mount Ollivier in New Zealand. He served in the Royal New Zealand Air Force as a navigator during World War II and was wounded in an accident. He was part of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1958 when they successfully reached the South Pole overland. He subsequently reached the North Pole, making him the first person to reach both poles and summit Everest.

Following his ascent of Everest, Hillary devoted himself to assisting the Sherpa people of Nepal through the Himalayan Trust, which he established. His efforts are credited with the construction of many schools and hospitals in Nepal. Hillary had numerous honours given to him, including the Order of the Garter in 1995 - can you find out what this special honour is and who gave it to him?. He died in 2008 and was given a very special State Funeral in New Zealand.


You can find out more about Sir Edmund on the following website:


Hillary would have had to show lots of the same characteristics of a knight, like the ones in our book 'Knights and Dragins, Unite!' - can you think what they would be?


Have a go at completing some of the activties below - the worksheets can be used as inspiration for the work you complete in your books.


Remember to send us some pictures of your work on Class Pojo!

Then ask an adult to help you read through the following information:

Use the information to complete a fact file on Sir Edmund - you can use the one below to help you.

Put yourselves in the shoes of an interviewer and ask Edmund Hillary some interesting questions...

Just for fun, have a go at drawing your own picture of Edmund Hillary, following these step by step instructions.

Edmund Hillary achieved many great things in his life. Can you design your own special award for him?

Get your fitness levels up with this session on multi-skills!