St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

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


Devonshire Drive, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5RJ

01254 231277

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


Below are some English tasks which have been set by the Lancs Literacy team which you can engage in with your child...they will be published on here weekly.

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

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 –

 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)

 Teach your monster to read (Reception- Y2)

 ICT Runway (Y1)

 BBC Bitesize (Reception-Y6)

 British Library (Reception -Y6)

 WordMania (An app for KS2)

 Phonics Play (Reception – Year 2)

 ICTGames (Reception - Y6)

 Lovereading4kids (Reception-Y6)

 Change for Life website (Reception-Y6)