Hello Everybody! All your teachers would like to thank you for sending us emails that show us some of the lovely work you have been doing at home. In this post, we’ve made a collages of some of the things we have been sent. Thanks again, well done and keep sending!
National Book Tokens
Our big prize draw is back for a seventh year!
You could win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school’s library – and if your entry is picked, you’ll also get £100 of National Book Tokens to spend on yourself!
Whether you work in a school or have school-aged children yourself, you’ll know the importance of a good school library – and not just for learning. Studies show that reading for pleasure doesn’t just give children an advantage academically; it can improve their wellbeing, too.
Our school needs you! Help us win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for the school library – and get £100 for yourself! Just enter the competition online, it only takes a minute:
Click here to nominate Holmfirth J I & N School
Here is the new home learning for this week, Summer 2, Week 3 . As per usual, just click on your class in the list below to reach your resources, and also a new class letter from your teacher. Our creative theme this week is ‘Magic.’ The next science will be published later this week.
If you would like to send us any of your work, then please use the email address below rather than our office email. Thank you.
This email account is monitored regularly and any emails will be replied to by one of our home learning team.
Please click below to reach your class page.
Reception and Nursery
Hello everybody, we continue to have permission to share the questions and answer worksheets from White Rose on our website. This should make it easier for you all, but please let us know if you have any issues with downloading the sheets.
These sheets are for Summer, Week 8.
Click on your year group below and it will take you to your class web-page. The worksheets and answers can be found there.
ZH is our first contender for Maltesers! Here are his responses to: What did one caterpillar say to the other? Topical and humorous!
1) “Look, it’s Fred from the cabbage patch. Tell you what – he’s changed a lot recently!”
2) “Look – We’ll have all that sunny freedom up in the air when we’re older.”
3)”Wow, he’s only got 3 pairs of shoes to clean!”
4) “I’m glad to see that butterfly is socially distancing, unlike us!”
5) “Check out his wings! I’d love that tortoiseshell pattern when I grow up.”
With the current global pandemic, children’s experience and awareness of bereavement may have increased. Within our school specific situation, children may also have become more familiar with the idea of bereavement, following the death of Rueben.
On Monday 15th June, Rueben’s parade will travel through Holmfirth, pausing outside the church (12.45 pm). Many of his friends from school will be in Holmfirth for Rueben’s parade. Rueben had a love for dinosaurs, so it may be that there is a prehistoric theme about town. Rueben also loved pink therefore his wish is for everyone to wear something pink or bright.
Whilst ensuring social distancing, it might be that you want to attend with your child. It might also be that you wish to discuss the specific death of Rueben and / or the nature of bereavement.
If so, we have created some resources that may assist you. The bereavement PowerPoint covers a range of questions that children may ask and deals with specific vocabulary.
The Rueben PowerPoint was Mr. Rose’s response for Year 5 pupils, before a series of socially distanced assemblies took place. Please play the Rueben PPT in presentation mode and click on the sound icon to hear the words from Mr. Rose.
Here’s the first of a series of assemblies by Mr.Rose. Each assembly involves a story and a range of questions to consider. So, if you’re sitting comfortably, and you have the sound turned up, let’s begin!
Today we are publishing the second set of science for you to learn at home. Mostly, each class has a video to watch and an activity. If the activity isn’t on a separate sheet, then please pause the video when you get to the activity page within the video. There are also many activities set on Purplemash for you to do. If you have any queries, or would like to send us any of your work, then please use our email address for home learning – firstname.lastname@example.org
Reception and Nursery
In the light of recent events, internationally and locally, it’s worth reminding ourselves of our curriculum intent, whether at school or at home, which is:
- Opportunities for everyone to feel ‘clever’ or ‘expert.’
- Opportunities for everyone to feel ‘worthy’, inside and outside the classroom.
- Opportunities for everyone to experience positive self-esteem.
Our current climate requires an increased commitment to understanding and appreciation of equality. The attached PDF’s might be a useful starting point. Thanks to Arree Chung for the ‘Mixed Diversity and Story’ PDF.
Mixed- Diversity Story and Discussion Guide
Discrimination and Rasicm PDF