St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

We pray, We work, We play, We care, We do our best!

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Devonshire Drive, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5RJ

01254 231277

head@st-marys-clayton-le-moors.lancs.sch.uk

We pray, We work, We play, We care, We do our best!

English

Activities you could do with your child:


 Share a story/write a book review/write a character description e.g. for a Top Trumps Card
 Read some opening chapters from the Love Reading 4 Kids website
 Write a story, poem, play
 Make puppets and put on a play
 Play a board game, dig out old favourites and hold championship tournaments! You could
even design a new one for a target audience!
 Paint a picture and label it/write about it / create a poem
 Blackout poems –  https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/johndepasquale/blackout-poetry/


 Look, say, cover, write, check spellings
 Create a poster about washing hands/hygiene about Coronavirus
 Make an Easter Egg Hunt with clues in your garden
 Make Mother’s Day cards, poems
 Research 'project'/poster on a topic that's been covered in school recently, e.g. the
Egyptians, a famous author, an inspirational person etc. This could be in the form of a
poster, leaflet, booklet or a PowerPoint presentation etc.
 Have a good declutter/sort-out of your toys! Which toys or books do you no longer
use? Write a review of your favourite with a target audience!
 Bake! Bake your favourite recipe and write up the recipe so as to create a class book of
favourite recipes when you return to school.
 Junk modelling – why not upcycle some waste materials in order to make something new?


Useful websites are:


 Oxford Owl (KS1) https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/


 Teach your monster to read (Reception- Y2) https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/


 ICT Runway (Y1) https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/writingRunway/index.html


 BBC Bitesize (Reception-Y6) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize


 British Library (Reception -Y6) https://www.bl.uk/


 WordMania (An app for KS2)


 Phonics Play (Reception – Year 2) https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/


 ICTGames (Reception - Y6) http://www.ictgames.com/


 Lovereading4kids (Reception-Y6) https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/


 Change for Life website (Reception-Y6) https://www.nhs.uk/change4life