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    27 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Let’s have a super start to a super week.

    Throughout this week we are reading the story Supertato by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.

    In this story Supertato is on the move to keep all the veggies fit so remember Monday is our gymnastics day!

    Keep practising your moves as you may need them this week when acting out your own super hero stories.

    This week is all about you finding your inner superheros. Have fun

    Here is a quick update on Mrs Harris’s tiny garden.

    Maths

    Maths

    Melonbot maths.

    Becoming robots and giving directions.

    Today it is your turn to become a robot or you could turn someone at home into a robot.

    Robots need to be given directions by a person.

    Your challenge is to get your robot from A to B. Try from the living room to the bedroom.

    Here Mrs Harris is Mummy melonbot rescuing her child, melonbot.

    You will have to use language such as:

    • Take two steps forward,
    • backwards,
    • to the side,
    • half a turn,
    • turn left,
    • a quater turn,
    • turn right,
    • in front,
    • reach,
    • up,
    • down,
    • behind,
    • turn slightly,
    • move forward six tiny steps.

    English

    English

    Super potato to the rescue.

    Mrs Harris is going to take you on an adventure with some super veg!

    Click here to watch the video.

    Now it’s your turn to make a super vegetable.

    Design your own chararcter . You can use a real vegetable or make a vegetebale out of junk or even draw or paint your super vegetable.

    You will be using these character this week to make up some great adventures.

    If you have a printer here are some features you could cut out and add to your superhero, other wise you could copy them or draw your own designs on paper!

    Trotwood Virtual School

    28 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Tuesday is a day for a tune, as it is our day for singing.
    Here is a great song to learn.

    Once you have a quick look at this clip have a look at understanding the world to explore more about potatoes.

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    Today is all about tuning into your inner superhero with Miss Gordon or is it Miss G?


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Supertato needs to get fit so we need to set up a sport event for supertato and the other fruit and vegetables.

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    Meet Broclina, She is going to take on Supertato in a race.

    Listen carefully to Miss Gordon as she commentates on the epic race of Broclina versus Supertato.

    In her commentry Miss Gordon uses words such as over, under, behind, in front.

    Click here to watch the video.

    Now its your turn to have a go.

    • Can you make up an obstacle course for the super Veg?
    • Let’s hear your commentary on the race.
    • Describe what the veg have to do using positional spatial and directional language and commentate on your race remember to describe what the characters have to do.

    English

    English

    Today we will all become actors. Your challenge is to become supertato.

    Here is Miss Gordon as you have never seen her before!

    Your challenge:

    • First you will need to make a costume.
    • Now you have to become fit and strong enough to become a superhero.
    • So you will need to make a quick fitness programme.
    • Make a large poster of all the exercises your superhero will need to complete.
    • To stay fit you will have to also think about what you need to eat to stay fit and well.
    • Make a menu of the food supertato could eat today.
    • Turn your family into superheros and go on a adventure together.

    Trotwood Virtual School

    29 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Wow Wednesady

    Here is a great video we wanted to share with you the children from Trotwood made a few years ago about their super vegetables.

    You may like to have ago at home!

    Click here to watch the video.

    Today Mrs Ahad is going to help you invent your own small world story. Go crazy with your imagination.

    We really want to see what you to do on your adventure.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Making a junk model robot to compete in your own race.

    You will need lots of different shaped boxes and a big imagination.

    Here Mrs Ahad demonstrates how she has made her robot using lots of different shapes.

    Now it’s your turn.

    Can you make your robot?

    We really need to see your robot so hurry and send then in!

    Will you put the cube on the top off the oblong for the robot’s head?

    Can the controls go on the back or the front of the robot’s body?

    English

    English

    We hope you are excited today. We are going to try a new job. This could be the start of a new career.

    Your task today is to become an author and narrator. We want you to make up your own small world story based on your super vegetable or super fruit.

    In this video here Mrs Ahad is going to show you her story and then it’s your turn to have a go.

    You may wish to tell your story to your adult and they can write it for you so you can then act it out together using your toys.

    Trotwood Virtual School

    30 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Lets start Thursday with a fun poem. Here is the text and click here to watch the video of the poem being read.

    Today Mrs Lambert is here to tell you a story and then take you on a superhero treasure hunt.

    This week is nearly over. So try to explore all of this week’s activities.

    Thank you for sending us your updates – we really appreciate you taking the time to do this. We are now hearing from almost every family.

    Have fun!


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Curly Colin Caulifower needs the help of Mrs Lambert to find the Queen’s jewels. Yes, that’s right the Queen has lost her jewels and curly Colin cauliflower is here to save the day!

    Listen carefully to all the clues as Colin goes under, over and on, to find the jewels.

    Click here to watch the video.

    English

    English

    Mrs Lambert needs your help to squence her story of Supertato. Click here to watch the video.

    During this clip make sure you listen very carefully because when she has finshed it is your turn to retell the story in the correct sequence.

    When telling the story remember to use words like first, then and finally.
    Keep sending in those emails. They make our day!

    Trotwood Virtual School

    1 May 2020

    Daily Message

    Let’s celebrate because you have blown us away this week.

    We have had so much fun reading and watching all your emails and videos. Seeing you have so much fun whilst learning at home is fantastic. It was so hard to get everything in!

    Click here to watch the video.

    Thank you so much.

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    Here is a quick writing exercise.


    Click here for a guide to what’s coming and what you’ll need for next week.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    In todays clip Mrs Jamois is going to help you learn about positional language using some great songs and actions. Click here to watch the video.

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    Grab one of your toys and join in.

    English

    English

    Friday fun with Mrs Jamois.

    Super carrot and cabbage head are off on an adventure.

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    Mrs jamois is going to show you how to use a story square. Click here to watch the video.

    Once you have watched her it’s your turn to have a go. We can’t wait to see all your stories.

    So get to work!

    Contact

    Contact

    Please feel free to conctact us. We can not wait to hear about all your adventures at home.

    trotwood.charlesdickens@gmail.com

    Today's English

    English

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    Song of the week

    Humanities

    One potato, two potato, three potato.

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    Here is Mrs Lambert with a great song and game.

    She really wanted to share another song with you. Click here to watch the video.
    It’s a great song to warm up.

    Art & Music

    Creative

    Inspired by Quentin Blake, we’re drawing animals and lots of them.
    Here is this week’s art lesson with Mr Yusuf. Follow along with the help sheet too!

    Click here to watch the video.

    Whilst drawing think about all the shapes you are making and how you’re connecting them together to make your animal.

    Click here for a written introduction and instructions.

    Understanding the world

    Science

    Potato challenge.

    We are exploring potatoes and their super power this week.

    Here is a clip of Mrs Harris in the garden at school with Mrs Lambert. They explored the eco garden and found some potatoes!

    We are going to do an experiment with a potato and find out the super power of the potato’s roots.
    You will need a potato and an old box.

    Click here to watch the video.

    Now you have watched the video, place the potato in the box and now all we have to do is wait. In a few days we will come back and see if anything has happened to our potato.

    Active

    Active

    What a wonderful treat. This week we have the amazing Miss Fraser and the fantastic Delene join us to keep active.

    Ms Fraser is going to show us how to complete a sun salutation. Click here to watch the video.

    Dance with Delene: Click here to watch the video.

    We hope you loved this as much as we did.

    Please send on your pictures and videos so we can share them with Delene and Miss Fraser.

    French

    French

    This week Mrs Jamois is going to teach you the words for some vegetables in French. She will also show you how to play a vocabulary game to try at home. But first let’s all say hello in French. Bonjour!

    Click here to watch the video.

    • Bonjour- Good day/ Hello
    • Ca va?- How are you?
    • Onion- onion
    • pomme de terre- potato
    • carotte- carrot
    • choux- cabbage

    Wellbeing

    Wellbeing

    Kindness elf Sparkle has asked us to make we really look after our super vegetable.

    What will we need to do to help look after our vegetables?

    Mrs Harris has some ideas to help and a little poem. Click here to watch the video.

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