Leonard's 'Stay Safe, Stay Home' Learning Zone

Here you will find a list of subject specific and general activity ideas and resources to view and download. Please check this page regularly for updates.

WEEKLY CHALLENGES
Our weekly challenges have now finished. Please see previous challenges below.
ACTIVITIES GALLERY
Email us images of the great things you’ve been doing and we'll add them to Leonard's Activities Gallery.
TEACHER NEWS
Read our latest news and see what new ideas and resources we have found for you. Stay safe. Stay at home.

In TTRS news..
Y5 vs Y3 – Year 5 stormed their younger opponents with 50,157 vs 7,070 at the time of writing…
Top scorers in Y5 – D’Arcy (21,055!), Jack (18,430) and Henry
Top scorers in Y3 – Jack, Stan and Toby.

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Dear Y3 Parents,

We have sent home with the children a pack of English and Maths activities if you would like to practise some of the skills we have learnt. If your child finds an activity tricky, please do not worry as we will be revisiting these in the coming months.

If you would like to work on alternative activities that is completely fine and encouraged.

NEW RESOURCES
Here you will find the latest ideas and resources uploaded to your year group page. We have also added them to the sections below.
LEARNING IDEAS
We've sent home a pack of ideas but here is a list of additional ones for you to try at home.

English

• Practise handwriting
• Practise spelling and punctuation
• Write a story including paragraphs, speech marks and adjectives.
• Write an explanation text using headings, technical words and conjunctions
• Write a play script
• Read books: we have sent extra books home but please read widely and freely
• Listen to and discuss stories

Maths

• Times tables
• Addition and subtraction
• Adding money and giving change
• Telling the time to the nearest 5 mins
• Recognising shape and factions
• Reading measures, perhaps baking

Topic

• Create a Fact Poster / PowerPoint to present at school all about Ancient Egypt

Extra

• Practise tying shoe laces

WEBSITES
Websites who are offering free learning resources for the coming weeks.

Many children will be using the internet during school closures and it is important to be vigilant and aware to keep safe online.
Please refer to this Keeping Safe Online document for guidance.

DOWNLOADS
We've a range of activities for you to try that you can view and download below.
MATHS

HEADSTART – Very good learning booklets used at school. Great for maths, reading, SPAG and spelling.
Y3 HEADSTART Activity Booklet (l)
Y3 HEADSTART Activity Booklet – ANSWERS (l)
White Rose Maths – White Rose Maths have teamed up with BBC bitesize to create daily lessons for every year group throughout the summer term. There are video explanations, activities and answers. As teachers, we use White Rose Maths to plan our lessons anyway, so we can only highly recommend this for daily Maths learning at home.
Learning From Home Maths Booklet
Learning From Home Maths Booklet Answers
Hamilton Learn at Home Packs are some useful downloadable daily English and Maths resources for your children to work on if they wish. These are not compulsory, but if anyone has already completed their activity pack and would like an additional challenge, these are ideal!

SCIENCE
ART & CRAFT
RE

Bob Hartman’s weekly bible story (new story every Monday) – Bob writes our ‘Open the Book’ stories used in School

GENERAL
ENGLISH

Summer Reading Challenge – Join the Silly Squad!
This amazing creative writing competition is back for an incredible 10th year. If you like writing stories and fancy winning some awesome prizes, this is the competition for you! What is the Summer Reading Challenge? The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. For more information, and to sign up your child to become a member of the ‘Silly Squad’, go to the Summer Reading Challenge website.
HEADSTART – Very good learning booklets used at school. Great for maths, reading, SPAG and spelling.
Y3 HEADSTART Activity Booklet (l)
Y3 HEADSTART Activity Booklet – ANSWERS (l)
Roald Dahl Revolting Rhymes Activities
Y3 Story Mountain
Journey To The Jungle Talk for Writing Unit
Pobble365 – One picture. One teaching resource. Every day. (English)
Gloucestershire Libraries online resources references for Parents
Gloucestershire Libraries eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines – Library Members
Key Words Lists All Year Groups
Y3 Statutory Word List
Spring Activity Book
Spring Activity Book Answers
Hamilton Learn at Home Packs

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Wellbeing Take Notice Activity
Wellbeing Activity Plan
Wellbeing Canal and River Yoga
How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
Action for Children – Mental health resources and information
Young Minds – ‘Take Time Out’
Mind – Information for young people
Heads Together
Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people
Action for Happiness – Find three good things each day
Everybody Worries – A picture book for children who are worried about Coronavirus
Wellbeing Dice Challenge – Complete the challenge sheet with activities and ideas to improve your wellbeing
Alphabet Bingo Workout
60 Second Personal Challenges
Healthy A-Z Activity Sheet
Nandos Calorie Workout
School Games Challenges
School Games Challenges Answers
Sportshall Home Pentathlon
Stroud District Sports Games Activity Parent Pack
Facts4Life ‘Work for Home Learning’ Resources

LANGUAGES

Coming soon…

LETTERS

Thank you for your continued support.
Mrs Glover, Mrs Pinnock & Mrs Paget

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