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(Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Scott
(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).

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Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse,
school will be advised that the child has been involved.
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Yellow Class

Welcome to Yellow Class

God wants me to be the best me I can be



Here you will find updates of what we have been up to in class and some useful links.


The staff in Yellow class are:


Class teacher: Ms Walsh

Teaching Assistant: Miss Perkins


We are the magnificent Yellow Class and we are happy, enthusiastic and hard-working. There is always something exciting going on in Yellow Class and we would like to share some of the fantastic things we have been up to with you...

Outdoor Learning in Yellow Class

Rise Theatre: Parable of the Mustard Seed.


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Sleeping Saint Joseph

Samba Bamba Man’s visit

NSPCC Number Day

Y5 Uniform Letter

Extra Homework Over Half Term:


Hello Everyone! I hope you're having a fantastic half term holiday.  Don't forget, your homework was to practise your times tables (especially the ones you're struggling with), look at key red and orange words and get some independent reading done.  If you're still happy to do more, I've attached three sheets for you to have a go at...

Safer Internet Day 

Tuesday 9th February

Have a go at the Be Internet Legends game!  It teaches you about cyber-bullying, sharing information online and fake news. It also encourages kindness...

Children's Mental Health Week 2021


Wellbeing Wednesday - join our Zoom in the Afternoon!

Links will be emailed out to you to join our fun afternoon Zoom to mark Children's Mental Health Week. 

Yellow Remote Learning

Our Class Novel

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Escape Room Examples

Park designs for our persuasive writing

Important information. 


Dear Parents and Guardians, 


As you will be aware our school will be delivering remote online learning for our pupils. 


If parents would like to collect a home learning pack for pupils, they will be available to collect from Tuesday 5th January from the school office. 

Alternatively, I will be putting some activities for all pupils on this class page. Please try to complete some of the tasks. They can be emailed to me at:


If you haven't emailed your email address, please can you do so as the links for the zoom meetings will be sent via email. 


Thank you for your support! laugh


School Zoom Timetable 


Dear Parents, this is the revised remote learning timetable for the different classes. They will commence from Wednesday 6th January. 


 9.00-9.30 Blue and Purple Class Zooms


9.30-10.00 Red and Green Class Zooms


10.00-10.30 Yellow Class Zoom


10.30-11.00 Red and Green Class Zooms


11.00-11.30 Blue and Purple Class Zooms


11.30-12.00 Yellow Class Zoom 

This Week's Learning

This Week's English

This Week's Topic

You can also use this time this week to catch-up on any outstanding work from previous weeks. Keep scrolling down!
Click on the Powerpoint link below to access our class knowledge board - interactive KWL!

Reading Journal Activities.


Pick a character or two from the story and draw them.

Construct a timeline of events in the story. (Storyboard)

Use the dictionary to look up 6 words that you do not know and write their meaning.

Write a blurb for the story.

Make a cartoon strip showing part of the story.

Compare two characters in the story. How are they similar? Different?

Design a new eye catching front cover for the book.

Write an alternative ending for the story.

Write about your favourite part of the story and explain why.

Make a fact file about one of the characters.

Choose a page and write a list of all the adjectives.

Design a poster to advertise the book. Tell the buyers why they should buy the book.

Which character did you like the most? Explain why

Choose a page and pick a descriptive word. Use a thesaurus to find 5 alternatives.

Write a letter to the author telling them why you id or didn’t like their book.

Draw a picture of where the story is set as you imagine it to be from the description in the book.

Read a passage and list the words and phrases used to create an atmosphere.

Write a new opening paragraph for the book.

Design a wanted poster for a character in the story. Remember to describe them well.

Choose a page and write down all the verbs on the page.

Choose a page and write down all the nouns on the page.

Rewrite a chapter of the book as a playscript.

Pick a paragraph and rewrite it in the future tense.

Which character would you like to be? Why?

Inference activities after independent reading

English Links - Oxford Owl.


E-Books to read! 


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Spelling Activities

Use the list of red and orange words to keep up to date with your spellings.

Pyramid Spellings:

Write out your spellings like this:


                   s  p

                 s   p   e

             s   p    e    l

         s   p     e    l     l

Backward Spellings:

Write out your spellings forwards and then write them backwards.

Other Hand Spellings:

Write out your spellings twice with your right hand and twice with your left hand (neatly).

Image Spellings:

Draw a simple illustration next to each of your spellings – write the word too.

Vowels and Consonant Spelling:

Write out your spellings – highlight all the vowels one colour and all the consonants another.

Story Spellings:

Write a short, simple story that uses all of your spellings.


Phonics Link 


Phase 3 link.

Times Tables Rockstars! laugh 

Last Week's English

Last Week's Learning

Your Science video, filmed by the very talented Miss Birch, is in the Video Resource Centre - use the tabs down the side of the screen.


Do not do the experiment, this video shows you the experiment, for you to record.



Make a prediction - which material will dissolve?

After watching the BBC Bitesize clip and thinking about all of our previous work on dissolving, can you predict which materials will dissolve?


The results will be posted in a video later this week...!

Science DIssolving Experiment

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Previous Week's Learning
Extra Activities

Rossendale Smiles

Online Videos to help you Express Yourselves...



Children are to come into school, in their PE kits on Thursdays for PE. PE kits consist of a white top, black pants or shorts and trainers.  Please also provide a coat or a school jumper as we will be trying to have our PE lessons outside as much as possible.


This half term's theme is 'What Is Going On In My Head?'


We will be looking at:

Legends and Persuasive writing.

Place value, decimals and fractions, addition and subtraction, time and 2D shape.

Properties and Changes of Materials.



'Living on a Prayer'.

Motor Skills in PE.