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.

Our weekly challenges have now finished. We wish you the best of luck in your new schools.
Email us images of the great things you’ve been doing and we'll add them to Leonard's Activities Gallery.
Watch and listen to Mrs. Stenning as she reads some great stories to you.
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Read our latest news and see what new ideas and resources we have found for you. Stay safe. Stay at home.

Leaver’s Service
Sadly Y6 have been unable to attend their Y6 Leaver’s Service that would have bene held in Gloucester Cathedral due to Covid-19. However, the Diocese of Gloucester have kindly produced the service as a virtual experience.

You can view the Leaver’s Service on YouTube here.


Dear Parents,

Please note there will be no new Home Challenge grids created for Y6 children. If you choose not to send your child in to school from 1st June, please continue to make use of the resources on this page, such as BBC Daily Lessons or Oak Academy.


PGL Update

Dear Y6 Parents,

We have had several enquiries regarding PGL, and would love to clearly explain how things will move forward. At the moment, PGL still have our booking open, and have offered an amended date to other schools whose booking have been missed already. With circumstances and opening schools still not certain, we cannot confirm how things will proceed. But if the booking is cancelled at PGL end, then the school will secure a refund from them as soon as we can, and get money to you accordingly as quickly as possible. I would really like to have more concrete plans, but as you appreciate, things are very up in the air at the moment. If you have any questions, please contact the school, and we will do our best to answer things.

Many thanks – stay safe all!!

Mr B


Dear Parents,

I 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. Please contact the school to arrange a time to collect the pack if you have not received one.

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

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


• Practise handwriting
• Practise spelling and punctuation
• Write a story including paragraphs, speech marks and adjectives
• Write a biography about Gandhi
• Read books: please read widely and freely
• Listen to and discuss stories


• Times tables
• Shapes- recognise 3d shapes and their properties
• Making nets of 3d shapes
• Calculating angles (using a protractor)


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


• Create Factsheets/Podcasts/Vlogs about how to keep the human body healthy

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

HEADSTART – Very good learning booklets used at school. Great for maths, reading, SPAG and spelling.
Y6 HEADSTART Activity Booklet (l)
Y6 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.
Times Tables Games
The Mystery of the Missing Knight
Spring Themed Activity Booklet
Spring Themed Activity 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!


Coming soon…


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


Coming soon…


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.
Y6 HEADSTART Activity Booklet (l)
Y6 HEADSTART Activity Booklet – ANSWERS (l)
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
Book suggestions:
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley
The Pear Affair by Judith Eagle
Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray
Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman
The Nowhere emporium by Ross Mackenzie
Task 1 – Advertise Your Town
Task 2 – The Ascent
Task 3 – Film Review
Task 4 – Letter to Your MP
Task 5 – Continue the Story
Task 6 – The Titanic
Hamilton Learn at Home Packs


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


Coming soon…


Thank you for your continued support.
Mrs Stenning & Mrs Lacey

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