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Homework 20th June  2022

This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
Please hand in by - Monday 11th July

This half term in geograhy we are learning all about Yorkshire, I would like you to research an area of interest from this topc to base your PLC on and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Homework 13th June  2022

This week's maths homework is a special times tables competition on sumdog. The children will be competing individually to answer as many times tables questions as possible. Great practise for this Friday's times table check! The focus times tables are the 6,7,8,9,11 and 12 times table. The competition will run from Monday 13th June at 8am to Monday 20th June at 8am

Dont forget you can also practise the times table check here. You can adjust the settings to focus on particular times tables and change the speed of the questions. If you click on 'play game' and then 'adjust difficulty'. 

BEST OF LUCK EVERYONE!

Homework 23rd May 2022

This week's maths homework is a special times tables competition on sumdog. The children will be competing in their houses to answer as many times tables questions as possible. Great practise for the forthcoming times table check! The completiton is live now and will run over half term. The closing date is Monday 6th June at 9:00 am. If there are any problems accesing this, then please email or ping me. 

Dont forget you can also practise the times table check here. You can adjust the settings to focus on particular times tables and change the speed of the questions. If you click on 'play game' and then 'adjust difficulty'. 

BEST OF LUCK EVERYONE!

Homework 16th May 2022

This week's English homework is a special grammar challenge on Sumdog.  The chellenge is based on direct speech. 
The challenge will start on Monday 16th May at 8am and finish the following Monday (23rd May at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

Homework 9th May 2022

This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
Please hand in by - Monday 6th June

This half term in history, we are learning about The Mayans, I would like you to research an area of interest from this historical period to base your PLC on and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Homework 3rd May 2022

Maths Homework 3rd May

This week's maths homework is a times tables challenge on Sumdog. This will help the children to prepare for the times table check in June.

The challenge will start on Monday 2nd May at 10AM and finish the following Monday (9th May at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing. The correct answer target is 100, children will coins for correct answers. Dojo points are also available.

To practise the times table check, log onto:

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check

Any problems, please email me.

Best of Luck!

Homework - Spring Term

  • Maths Homework 28th March

    Mr Butler - 27 Mar 2022

    This week's maths homework is a fractionchallenge on Sumdog. This will help the children to develop their knowledge of fractions. 

    The challenge will start on Monday 28th March at 8am and finish the following Monday (4th April at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • English Homework 21st March

    Mr Butler - 19 Mar 2022

    This week's English homework is a special spelling challenge on Sumdog.  The chellenge is based on words that are commonly mispelt and words beginning with the prefix -re.  

    The challenge will start on Monday 21st March at 8am and finish the following Monday (28th March at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

  • Personalised Learning Challenge 14th March

    Mr Butler - 12 Mar 2022

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Monday 4th April 
    This half term in geography, we arelearning about The Polar Regions. I would like you to research an area of interest from this topic to base your PLC on and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

    I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

  • Maths Homework 7th March

    Mr Butler - 05 Mar 2022

    This week's maths homework is a division challenge on Sumdog. This will help the children to practise their mental division skills. 
    The challenge will start on Monday 7th March at 8am and finish the following Monday (14th March at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • English Homework 28th February

    Mr Butler - 26 Feb 2022

    This week's English homework is a special grammar challenge on Sumdog.  The chellenge is based on the present perfect tense which we are learning about this week. 
    The challenge will start on Monday 28th February at 8am and finish the following Monday (7th March at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

  • Personalised Learning Challenge 14th February

    Mr Butler - 13 Feb 2022

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Monday 7th March

    This half term in science, we have been learning about electricity. I would like you to research an area of interest from this topic to base your PLC on and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

    I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

  • Maths Homework 7th February

    Mr Butler - 06 Feb 2022

    This week's maths homework is a multiplication and division challenge on Sumdog. The focus will be on the 6,7,9,11 and 12 times tables. The chalellenge is to get 100 correct answers! 

    The challenge will start on Monday 7th February at 8am and finish the following Monday (14th February at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • English Homework 31st January

    Mr Butler - 29 Jan 2022

    This week's English homework is a special spelling challenge on Sumdog.  The chellenge is based on the most common spelling mistakes the class made in the second practice test they did at the beginning of the half term. 

    The challenge will start on Monday 31st January at 8am and finish the following Monday (7th February at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

  • Personalised Learning Challenge 24th January

    Mr Butler - 22 Jan 2022

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Monday 14th February

    As this half term's history topic is Tudor Explorers, I would like you to research an area of interest from this historical period to base your PLC on and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

    I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

  • Maths Homework 17th January

    Mr Butler - 16 Jan 2022

    This week's maths homework is a multiplication and division challenge on Sumdog. The chalellenge is to get 100 correct answers! 

    The challenge will start on Monday 17th January at 8am and finish the following Monday (23rd January at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • English Homework 10th January

    Mr Butler - 08 Jan 2022

    Happy New Year everyone. I hope you all had fantastic Christmases.
    This week's English homework is a special spelling challenge on Sumdog.  The chellenge is based on the most common spelling mistakes the class made in the first practice test they did this week. 

    The challenge will start on Monday 10th January at 8am and finish the following Monday (17th January at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

Homework - Autumn Term

  • Personalised Learning Challenge (PLC) 6th December

    Mr Butler - 05 Dec 2021

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Wednesday 5th January 2022

    After another strange year, we can begin to look forward  to 2022 and all of the positive things we hope it will bring. For our latest PLC,  the theme is '2022'.  Look ahead to want you want from next year and create something exciting to demonstrate this. I look forward to seeing what you create.

    Remember, if you create something that can be emailed to me, just send it to me once it's completed.

  • Maths Homework 29th November

    Mr Butler - 28 Nov 2021

    This week's maths homework is an addition and subtraction challenge on Sumdog. There will also be some place value questions thrown in for good measure. The chalellenge is to get 100 correct answers! 

    The challenge will start on Monday 29th November at 8am and finish the following Monday (6th December at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • Personalised Learning Challenge (PLC) 15th November

    Mr Butler - 14 Nov 2021

    The theme for our latest Personalised Learning Challenge is friendship. I would like you to think about what makes a good friend? and How can I be a good friend? Think about our school values; our 7Rs and what you have learnt in our Jigsaw work this year. Then I would like you to produce a piece of work (in a way of your choosing) celebrating aspects of friendship. I look forward to seeing your ideas. 

    Please hand in on Monday 13th December.

  • Maths Homework 8th November

    Mr Butler - 06 Nov 2021

    This week, Sumdog a running a national competition as part of 'Maths Week England'. The contest runs until Friday 11th November. Therefore your homework this week is to enter the competition. Your scores are logged each time you play and because all the questions are personalised everyone has an equal chance of playing and getting onto the leader board. There is also a trophy for the winning class! Wouldn't it be great if Centaurs won? 
    Best of luck everyone!

  • English Homework 2nd November

    Mr Butler - 02 Nov 2021

    Welcome back! 
    I hope you all had a good half term. For our English homewrork, we are going to prepare for a zoom meeting with Lucas. The focus for the zoom meeting will be comparing the different foods and animals of Australia and the UK. 
    What I would like you to do is:

    • Choose a category, either food or animals.
    • Research your chosen category for both Australia and the UK.
    • Think about what is similar and what is diffrerent.
    • Choose a way you would like to present it. You could do a PowerPoint, a piece of writing, or a poster or something different.

    I am going to give you two weeks instead of the usual 1 week to complete this as it is a slightly longer piece than usual. So could you please either hand in or email me your work by Monday 15th November. I look forward to seeing what you produce.

  • Personalised Learning Challenge (PLC) 18th October

    17 Oct 2021

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Monday 8th November 

    This half term, in science, we have been learning about states of matter and how water can exist as a solid, a liquid and a gas.  Can you create a PLC that demonstrates this area of learning? If you create something that can be emailed to me, just send it to me once it's completed. I look forward to seeing what you come up with!

  • Maths Homework 11th October

    Mr Butler - 09 Oct 2021

    This week's maths homework is a times tables challenge on Sumdog.  The chalellenge is to get 100 correct answers! 

    The challenge will start on Monday 11th October at 8am and finish the following Monday (18th October at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • English Homework 4th October

    Mr Butler - 02 Oct 2021

    Preposition Challenge
    This week's English homework is a special preposition challenge on Sumdog.  The challenge is to get 50 correct answers! 

    The challenge will start on Monday 4th October at 8am and finish the following Monday (11th October at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. 

    Will you get through the challenge? Don't go under!

    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • Personalised Learning Challenge (PLC) 27th September

    Mr Butler - 25 Sep 2021

    This week's homework is a PLC - you have three weeks to complete this activity.
    Please hand in by - Monday 18th October

    As this half term's history theme is the Ancient Egyptians, I would like you to research a topic of interest from this historical period to base your PLC on (You've got 3000 years to choose from!) and present it in any way you choose. If possible, please do not make your PLC too big. If you create something on a laptop or iPad, it can be emailed to me, rather than printed off and brought in.

    I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

    Also, we are going to be doing portraits of our role-models for our lockers. Please can you have a think about who your model is. It could be someone famous or someone you know. Think about how and why they inspire you. If you can bring in a picture so that you can sketch their portrait, then that would be brilliant. 

  • Maths Homework 20th - 26th September

    Mr Butler - 19 Sep 2021

    Sumdog Challenge
    This week's maths homework is a Sumdog challenge.  The chalellenge is to get 100 correct answers! The challenge questions are based on the level that the children are working at (Sumdog pre-determines this based on the children's answers).
    The challenge will start on Monday 20th September at 8am and finish the following Monday (27th September at 8am). The challenge will show on the children's account when they have finished the game they are currently playing.  Dojo points will be available. I will print out the children's login details and get them to stick into their homework diaries, just incase they have forgotten them. 
    Any problems, please email me. 
    Best of Luck!

  • Homework Week Beginning 13th September

    Mr Butler - 12 Sep 2021

    Hi Centaurs
    I hope you are having/have had a good weekend. Below is your English homework for the week. There are lots of little tasks this week due to the different things going on in school. I look forward to see what you hand in.

    1. I would like you to learn the class prayer by heart - this is going to be a very important part of being in Centaurs so when it is your turn to read the prayer, so won't need the display to help you. Who is going to be the first person to do this?
    2. If you are applying for Eco or Collective Worship Committees, dont' forget to bring in your letters/applications on Monday 13th September;
    3. If you would like to be considered for School Council, you will need to bring in your piece of writing on Tuesday 14th September as this is when we will hold our election;
    4. And then... Have a go at the sheet below. The aim is to use a variety of words to join sentences.  Due in on Monday 20th September.

      -and_then

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