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Tuesday 19th January

Today’s time table






























Word puzzle



Creative Writing

English Story writing






Mr Gilbey reads…


Google Classroom call @ 09.25



Google Classroom call @ 11.05




Google Classroom call @ 2.20



09.00 – 09.25

Word puzzle

Before we look at today’s letters, BIG well done to both OC and LJJ who spotted yesterday’s 9 letter word of “umbrellas”.


Can anyone spot a 9 letter word in today’s letters? Let’s find out!

Using only the letters below, how many words can you make?



MY NEW TOP TIP… A technique that has helped some children is writing out the letters in a different order on their paper. Sometimes this help you see words you hadn’t seen before. Then when you cannot see any more words, you write them out again but in a different order.


Give it a go and bring your list of words with you to the 9.25 video call.





09.25 – 10.15

Maths – Calculating Perimeters

Google Classroom video call at 09.25am for the first 15 minutes.


Today we are going to have another day looking at the perimeter of shapes.

But it will be a bit more challenging!


Firstly can your remember what the perimeter of a shape is?

I hope you are making the shape with your hands when you read that word!!


The perimeter is the length of the outline of a shape.

To find the perimeter of a rectangle or square you add the lengths of all the sides.

You all found this easy yesterday, so we are going to change the shapes.


For example…


To calculate the perimeter of this shape I would start in a corner of your choice and mark it as your start point (like I have done with a red dot below).

Then count each square as you move round the shape.

So if I start from the red dot and move downwards, I would count 2 squares down, then 3 across, then 3 down. We then go 2 squares across, followed by 5 up and 5 more to the left to get back to the red dot.



If you note the number of squares you have counted, all you then need to do is add them up.

So to find the perimeter of the above shaped you would do 2 + 3 + 3 + 2 + 5 + 5 = 20.


Follow the above steps and I am sure you will find the attached sheets very achievable!

Good luck.


10.40 – 11.05

English – creative writing.



In this 20 minutes, I want you to look at the above picture and write some sentences about it.

You could describe the scene, using lots of adjectives of course.

Or you could write a diary entry from the perspective of someone in one of the cars. What would they possibly write about if they were stuck in one of the cars?





11.05 – 12.00

English – Writing our fiction story.

Google Classroom video call at 11.05am for the first 15 minutes.


Please dial into the 11.05 call today as I want to share some of your amazing stories you started writing yesterday.

I am so impressed that you have managed to put in so much descriptive language because you have not rushed through the writing.


Today we are going to move onto the next two stages of the story…



The dilemma and the resolution (we have referred to it as the problem and the solution).


Again my top tip here is not to rush through it. I want as much detail you have used to describe the main character and the setting. Use your planning we did last week, you have done all the hard work. Today is just about adding some lovely descriptive language and putting the details into fantastic sentences.


Also think about how you added emotion to our diary writing… When your character has the problem, do not just tell me about the problem, tell me about how your character felt about the problem. Equally when the solution is reached, be sure to tell the reader how happy the main character was!


If you can complete this part of the story, we will write the final part tomorrow.



1.00pm – 1.20pm

Quiet Reading Time


BRAND NEW Bug Club Reading Scheme


I appreciate we have not been able to change your reading books for a couple of weeks.

However we have an amazing new reading scheme available to your children to support heir reading.

Please follow the below link to read all about this amazing scheme.


Equally you still have use of the Oxford Owl scheme below should you wish to finish a book you have started on there.

Oxford Owl instructions below...


  1. Go to
  2. Click on Login at the top right of the page.
  3. Enter these details…

My class name                  agilbey

My class password             Password1

  1. You then select the right age
  2. And finally choose your book to read!

If you have not got access to the internet or a device during this time, please read your book or a magazine, or in fact, anything you can.

FINALLY we have a new way of accessing reading books coming on tomorrow’s daily tasks so keep an eye out!




1.20pm – 2.20pm



If we were in school today, you would have had a PE lesson, so let’s use this time to get our heart rate up and I’ve got a challenge for you to attempt.


I want you to choose either PE with Joe or the Cosmic Yoga workout both below.

Once you have done one of those, read on below for a special challenge to attempt.

PE With Joe

Sonic The Hedgehog | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

Now you have done a workout, I would love you to attempt the challenge below. This looks loads of fun and all you need is a toilet roll.

It would be best if it’s a new one that’s not been started or you will spend half the time wrapping it back up (all will become clear once you have watched the video).

As ever, I would suggest watching the video all the way through as it has a couple of different ways of attempting the challenge so you can choose which way you want to try first.

Physical Challenges! - #6 (toilet paper on your head) - P.E. at home/school activity

PE challenge - This a funny one!

I would love to see some photos of you having a go so please ask an adult to send me some images of you giving it a go.



2.20pm – 2.35pm

Mr Gilbey reads The World’s Worst Teacher…



Doctor Dread is quite possibility the worst teacher I have ever heard about.

Join us at 2.20pm today to hear about how he will get on when he comes face to face with Bog!