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Galley Hill Primary School, Hemel Hempstead. Galley Hill rated GOOD by Ofsted. 'Value of the Month - 'RESPECT'



Please make sure that you read every day to an adult and discuss the text.

You could read anything from your house - books, comics, cereal packets, tv subtitles.

Don't forget that you have access to Rising Stars reading planet where you will find the same books that we normally send home (this will be another way for us to know that you are engaging with school work).  If you have forgotten your log in details then please do get in touch.

Oxford Owls is another great website with a wide range of books at different levels 

You could also have a go at the reading challenges we posted here:  - can you tick them all off by the time we return to school?



Look through the phonics sheet.  

Activity 1 - reading 

Read through the words on the sheet.

Activity 2 - reading

Read the sentence out loud.  Remember to break longer words into smaller more manageable chunks to help you sound them out if they are a bit tricky.

Activity 3 - dictation writing

Ask someone in your house to say this sentence to you: I want a watch for my birthday.  Write down the sentence using your phonics knowledge to help you.

Activity 4 - revisit different sounds

Can you remember all these different sounds?  

Read them all out loud then check if you are right by watching the video of me saying them:

You DO NOT need to print this sheet, you can complete your work on a whiteboard (just like we do in Phonics lessons) or into your book.



Today we are continuing with our poetry unit.

Today you will be learning about the suffix -ness.

Read through the PDF and think carefully about the questions you are asked.

Your activity is in the slides.


I have created a video of me reading through the slides if you find this easier than reading them yourself.


Listen to us reading through the slides to you here:

Today we are continuing to learn about subtracting using more formal written methods.

Today we are subtracting a 2-digit number from a 2-digit number using the expanded column method.

I have created a video to demonstrate the method to you which can be watched here:

Look through the PDF document.  Your activity is included within the slides - make sure you show your working out.


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Today you are learning about digital footprints.

Open the document where you will find all the instructions you need to complete the task.

You will need to use purple mash:

If you cannot remember your purple mash log in then please do get in touch.


DT (Design Technology)

Today we are continuing with our new DT unit.  

We are thinking about different healthy eating.

Start by looking through the PDF Slides.  You will need to watch this bbc video on page 10:

Your task is included within the slides.


Storytime with Mrs Ewer

The Wind in the Willows: The River Bank Part 4

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