We have loved hearing about what some of you guys have been getting up to while learning at home. Please send us some more pictures and we will put them up for everyone else in your class to see.

Summer Term - Week 5 - 18/05/2020

Let's get going on week 5 of our Summer Home Learning! 

Continue to read, practise tables on TTRS and use accelerated maths this week.

You should all continue to work daily from your New Wave once a day activities.  

This week write about the the main character in the book you are reading. Write a paragraph on their appearance, a paragraph on their personality and a final paragraph about whether you like or dislike them and why. 

Weekly Numeracy Focus - Calculating Volume 

Use the link below to refresh your memory on how to calculate the volume. 

BBC Bitesize: How to calculate volume.

Now have a go at the activities below using the formula. 


You could try to calculate the approximate volume of your 3D model from last week!

Weekly Literacy Focus - possessive apostrophe 

Use the link below to recap on what a possessive apostrophe is and how to use one correctly.  


BBC Bitesize - Possessive Apostrophe


 Adults Guide to Apostrophes.pdfDownload
 Missing Apostrophe activity.pdfDownload
 Possessive apostrophe activity sheet.pdfDownload
 Possessive Plural Nouns.pdfDownload
 Showing Possession - singular.pdfDownload
 Singular or Plural - apostrophe.pdfDownload
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How are you getting on with your farming project? You should select some of the questions from your KWL to answer. Use books and online resources to help you. You may find the link and posters below useful.

Food and Farmland information

 Cereal and oil-seed crops poster.pdfDownload
 Horticulture poster.pdfDownload
 Livestock Farming poster.pdfDownload
 Pig and Poultry Farming poster.pdfDownload
 Sugar Beet and Potatoes poster.pdfDownload
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Summer Term - Week 4 - 11/05/2020

Let's get going on week 4 of our Summer Home Learning! 


Continue to read, complete spellings, practise tables on TTRS and use accelerated maths this week.

You should all continue to work daily from your New Wave once a day activities.  

Can you create a book review for your favourite book this week? 

Weekly Numeracy Focus - 3D Shapes Art Activity

This week I want you to scavenge around your house for some junk materials which you will use to create your own 3d tractor or something else Farm related . I want you think of all the different kinds of 3d shapes that you may have in your cupboards e.g. cereal boxes (cuboid), bean tins (cylinder) etc.
When you have created your robot I want you to create a:
-tally chart of all the shapes you used to create your masterpiece
-and an information table detailing how many faces, edges and vertices the shapes on your robot has e.g cuboid has 6 faces, 12 edges , 8 vertices. 

You can paint your robot (if your parents allow you) and we would like you to send a picture of your creation to either Mrs.Hobbs (ahobbs406@c2kni.net) or Mr.Erskine (serskine151@c2kni.net) (you'll find our email below) and we will put up a slideshow of everyone's robots next week.


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Weekly Literacy Focus - Suffixes and Prefixes 

Problem Solving 
Have a go at the problem solving task below

Summer Term - Week 3 - 04/05/2020

Let's get going on week 3 of our Summer Home Learning! 

Continue to read, complete spellings, practise tables on TTRS and use accelerated maths this week.

You should all continue to work daily from your New Wave once a day activities.  

Why not create your own quiz for a book you have read? 

Weekly Numeracy Focus - Probability 

Have a look at the link below to find out more about probability. 

BBC Bitesize Probability


Have a go at the investigations below. Make a prediction - what do you think will happen? Why? 

There are more probability activities in your NHM 6 book pages 122-123 

Weekly Literacy Focus 

Have a go at these 60 second reads......... 

 UFO Sighting.pdfDownload
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A reading comprehension for you to complete. There are three levels to choose from. 

 Balmoral Show.pdfDownload
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Topic - Farming 

Our topic this term is farming. Have a think and complete your KWL on farming

  1. What do you already know?
  2. What do you want to know?
  3. What have you learned? (remember to add to this as you work)

Have a look at the Powerpoint below. Think about one type of farming you would like to explore further -e.g. dairy, livestock, arable.  Begin to create a project. You can do this on paper or use PowerPoint. 

Remember to include a contents page, index and glossary. 

We would love to see some of your work - email it to:   ahobbs406@c2kni.net           serskine151@c2kni.net 

Summer Term - Week 2 - 27/04/2020

We hope you all had a lovely weekend! The weather has been amazing! We hope you are loving the sunshine!

CONGRATUALTIONS to 7AH who won the TTRS battle last week!

Keep your eye out for the next battle!

This week continue with your reading, spellings and TTRS daily. New objectives and tasks have been set on accelerated maths. 

We are going to give you the spellings for each week, just pick whichever spelling group applies to you. You just have to download the file below 

             Weekly Numeracy Focus - Reading and understanding graphs.

Have a look at the BBC Bitesize using the link below.


Have a go at the activities below.





Please find your spellings in the attached files below. We will update these each week :) 

 haribos week 23.docxDownload
 Maltesers Week 23.docxDownload
 refreshers week 23.docxDownload
 smarties week 23.docxDownload
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Weekly Literacy Focus - Punctuation

Use the link below to revise how to use some punctuation marks.



This week we would like you to go back to your narrative on 'The windmill Farmer' from last week.

Activity 1: Highlight all the punctuation marks used in your story.

Activity 2: Identify the different sentence structures you have used. Can you edit and improve any?

Activity 3: Add additional punctuation to improve your work. Read your work out loud - have the changes made a difference to how it sounds and flows?  

Activity 4: Take one paragraph and rewrite improving your sentence structure and developing the use of punctuation. Remember you can use Alan Peats sentence structures (see link below from  last week).




Create some illustrations for your story. Use the animation for inspiration. Be creative and think outside the box. You could use paint, colouring pencils or even some nature like the image below! We would love you to email some of your work so we can share it.


Previous Weekly Learning Tasks

Welcome back!

We hope you had a lovely Easter break and are ready to hit the books again! We both miss you all so much and can't wait to see you soon. We understand that learning at home is not the same as learning in school so all we ask is that you do your best. 

We are going to set some additional weekly learning activities here on our home learning page. Please remember to continue with the work we have already set in your folders. 


You should be reading for at least 30 minutes every day. Remember to write book reviews for all the books you read.



Continue your daily spelling activities. Ask someone at home to test you, keep a record of your score and practise the spellings you get wrong.



Continue to work on TTRS and prepare for THE BATTLE!!!



Accelerated Maths

We can see lots of you are continuing to work through the set objectives on accelerated maths. Keep up all the hard work. We will continue to set objectives and exercises for you to work on.


New Wave Maths and English

Remember to complete these daily!


We know that you are all continuing to work hard. We hope you are also enjoying spending some time with your family, helping out at home and getting lots of exercise!



Summer Term - Week 1- 20/04/2020


This week recap on averages. Can you remember how to calculate the mean, mode, median and range? Remember you can use the Corbett maths clips to help you.

If you register with BBC bitesize their clips will also help you with averages. Use the link below to access the clips and games on mean, mode, median and range. Remember to register first. 



This week we want you to continue to develop your creative writing skills. 

Use the link below to watch a short video clip called 'The Windmill Farmer'.

Activity 1: Think about how the farmer is feeling and create a list of powerful and emotive adjectives to describe his emotions from begining to end. Look at his body language think about the seasons and how they make us feel.

Activity 2: Write a list of  powerful and emotive adjectives to describe the storm and it's impact.

Activity 3: Plan a short story based on the clip. Imagine you are the farmer. Plan for at least 4 paragraphs.

1: Planting the windmills and caring for them

2: Watching them grow 

3: The storm

4: After the storm. 

How will you move the story on? Use a thesaurus to develop your use adventurous vocabulary. Plan your use of punctuation and sentence structures for impact.

Activity 4: Write your short 1st person (you are the farmer) narrative (story) about the clip. Try to use your Alan Peats sentence structures, remember to read your work carefully and edit to make improvements. You could type your work and add images.

Converting document.

P7 Resources

Below are a selection of resources for P5 children. You can download and print the activities to use at home.

 Armagh Observatory Fact File.pdfDownload
 Armagh Observatory Through the Telescope Activity.pdfDownload
 Armagh Observatory Word Search.pdfDownload
 Armagh Planetarium PowerPoint.pptxDownload
 Artist Challenge Worksheet.pdfDownload
 Artists From Northern Ireland PowerPoint.pptDownload
 Belfast Blitz Bomb Drop Map.pdfDownload
 Belfast Blitz Kenning Poem Writing Worksheet.pdfDownload
 Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell Fact File.pdfDownload
 Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell PowerPoint.pptDownload
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