Mondays learning- 25.01.21

Welcome to a new week, we hope that you all had a good weekend.  It was so nice to see so many of you on Friday in our live chat.

Our Theme of ‘Transport’ continues this week we will look specifically at vehicles that travel on the water.


Group 1

Please review  Fridays lesson and see if you can complete 4 pages of this booklet, we will be working from this booklet all week.


Group 2

Please can you use the flashcards that you made last week for the sounds sh, ch,  and th see if you can  think of  3 words for each letter sound. Then write these words in your red book.

Group 3

Please review the sounds that you leant last week ( ay,ee,igh,ow)  and choose 3 of them . We would like you to see if you can think of 3 new words for each sound. Then write each word in your red book.



This week we will be focusing on shapes. We will be starting by looking at 2D shapes then move onto learning about 3D shapes.

Game task:

Please help your child to complete the following shape activity.


English – Reading focus

Our topic this week is Transport on the water.

We will be focusing on the story ‘Mr Gumpy’s Outing ‘

Please share the story using the link below with your child.

Mr Gumpy’s Outing, a story read for students – YouTube

Task:-  Can your child  draw pictures to retell the story, using the storyboard to record their ideas

  • Who was traveling on the boat ?
  • Where do you think they were traveling to?
  • What do you think they could see on their journey ?



Weekly Challenge

Your challenge this week is to make some salt dough with your child and make shapes to create a picture. When the dough has dried , if your child would like to they can paint the dough.

Ingredients for the Classic Salt Dough Recipe

500 g plain flour – self raising flour will make the salt dough bubble as it dries especially in the oven.

500 g table salt – any fine cooking salt will work

250 ml warm water


1.Mix together the flour and the salt in large bowl

2.Add the warm water slowly mixing together at the same time

3.When combined turn out onto a lightly floured surface

4.Knead for 5 to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic

5.This dough can be stored for a couple of weeks in an air tight container or ziplock bag with the air expelled

6.Once your shapes are made either leave to air dry or

7.Place in the oven at 150C for around 1hr and check it may need longer

Here are some ideas for pictures that you create using shapes.

Don’t forget to read regularly and also complete your weekly assignments set on busy things and purple mash. 

We hope that you all have fun completing your learning this week,  and we look forward to seeing all your wonderful shape pictures.

Miss Hopper and Miss Panayi