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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Monday 8th February 2021

Good morning Woodpeckers,

I hope you are all well.

What fantastic work you did on the two day Federation project last week. 

If you see haven't sent your motivational poster please send it today at the latest. 

Please see below for today's learning. Remember to watch the tutorials and use the checklist to help you. Send your work once it is complete so I can see how you are doing and provide feedback. Amazing pieces of work will go on our celebration page. 


My new email address is:


Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to seeing you on our daily zoom call at 8:40am.

Have a great day.

Best wishes,

Miss Stuart






Exercise-Please do the live online Joe Wicks workout (on you-tube) or an exercise of your choice.


 Maths-direct proportion

L.O: To understand direct proportion (know: understanding)

success criteria:

1) I understand what direct proportion means 

2) I understand how to find the direct proportion of quantities

3) I understand how I can use my multiplication and division skills to find direct proportion


L.O: To show my understanding of direct proportion (show: applying)

success criteria:

1) I can find the direct proportion of quantities by using my multiplication and

division skills

2) I can use direct proportion to solve problems

3) I can explain to others how to use direct proportion to solve problems


Today you are going to review direct proportion.


1. Watch the review tutorial on direct proportion



2. Complete challenge 1 ‘workout’ or challenge 2 ‘apply’ on the attachment

‘recipes- questions Monday 8th February.’

             ‘Apply’ is the hardest challenge

  1. Write your evaluate comment linked to the success criteria above.


The answers are at the bottom of the page-click on ‘click here’ and they will

appear. Please self-mark and let me know how you did.




English and Geography

L.O: I can show my understanding of Ernest Shackleton’s polar expedition on

Endurance (show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I can show the conditions Ernest Shackleton and his team faced
  2. I can explain what happened
  3. I can include facts and opinion about the expedition



Today you are going to learn about Ernest Shackleton and his polar expedition

on his ship Endurance.


Read/listen to the text ‘The Stunning Survival Story of Ernest Shackleton and His Endurance Crew text’



Our reading focus is summarising.



  • Answer the following questions:
  1. “She’s going, boys,” came the cry. “It’s time to get off.” Why does the author put this quote at the beginning of the text?
  2. Summarise the section ‘Survival on an Ice Floe’ in your own words.
  3. How do you know there was little chance of them being found? Use the text to support your answer.
  4. The title is called ‘The Stunning Survival Story…’Do you agree that it was a ‘stunning survival story’? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.


  • Watch the two video clips on Ernest Shackleton to help you gain a deeper understanding of what happened.






  • Watch the tutorial.



  • Main task: Imagine you were a crew member on Endurance, write the events and what has happened to you in a letter home.

Remember to:

Read the checklist and use it as a guide for your writing 'checklist-A letter from an

Endurance crew member' in the attachments below. 


Aim for a page of quality writing, you can type your letter if you prefer

Write your evaluative comment linked to the success criteria


Extension: To read the Powerpoint 'Shackleton' in the attachments below and 

summarise what you have learnt about him and his expeditions in your own







LO- To understand how to use effects

Success criteria

1. I can add sounds as a consequence of an action

2. I can program consequences for specific actions



Open the maze game that you created in the last session. If you cannot find it,

quickly recreate this if you can.

Now watch the tutorial to understand how to extra effects. You can watch the

tutorial the whole way through or pause when suggested and work alongside the





I have added the coding used for the game as a resource to download if you need

some extra help.


1. Add a sound for when the sprite touches an obstacle, moves to the next level and reaches the exit

2. Programme the sprite to return to the start of the game if it touches the obstacle.


Extension: Research how to add a new effect. Think about something you would

like to do to make your game even better and add this in. You can work out how

to do this yourself through experimenting with the different code or you can watch YouTube tutorials for how to do this.




collective worship with Mrs Butler





Well-being with Mrs Clarke



Mirs Smith's well-being session





Story time





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