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Additional Activities

Home Learning - Additional Activities

Please see below for some additional home learning activities the children may want to undertake. 

 

Design, Technology and Engineering

Top Gear (the TV show) are releasing design and engineering challenges that can be submitted for review by real car designers and engineers. Every couple of weeks a new challenge will be released, this week the challenge is to design a car from bits and pieces around your house.

https://www.topgear.com/car-news/top-gear-department-education/topgearchallenge-one-engineering

 

Science

Some science experiments that can be completed at home. Every week they will add a new experiment so keep checking.

https://pstt.org.uk/resources/curriculum-materials/Science-Fun-at-Home

 

Science

Take a listen to the podcast Wow in the World. These short 10 minutes podcast talk about some weird, wonderful and gross science discoveries and are aimed specifically for children.   https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510321/wow-in-the-world

 

Science

The Institute of Physics has released around 80 different science experiment that you can try at home using things you can find around the house. https://www.iop.org/education/teacher/extra_resources/stem/file_60284.pdf

 

If you do try one, please let me know how you get on by posting in our purple mash blog. 

 

English/Art

From the world book day website, a range of authors and illustrators have created a range of online masterclasses https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/

 

English

I received this by email from the people who arrange our yearly cinema visit. Follow the link to see a writing competition based around a film review. There is a chance to win a prize! 

https://www.intofilm.org/news-and-views/articles/review-100-competition?utm_source=Into+Film+-+Master&utm_campaign=4b9ef2d06e-home-learning-4-ah&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a1465a9b17-4b9ef2d06e-139930289 

 

Maths

Mrs Foote has very kindly added the club 99 sheets onto our class page. Try challenging yourself for the usual 10 minutes or spend some time revising and improving your times table skills. 

 

PE

Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, is hosting live PE lessons Monday to Friday at 9am. Children can join in these PE lessons by tuning in to his YouTube channel. 

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