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



Please let us know if you need any new books on your rising stars account and we will add those for you.

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 - sorting

Sort the words into the correct column according to the way the 'ie' is pronounced.  Say each word out loud to help you.

Activity 2 - reading

Read the sentence out loud - identify the 'ie' word and which column you would sort it into.  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: The boy went for a run along the beach.  Write down the sentence using your phonics knowledge to help you.

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.



This week we are starting our new unit – fables.

Today you will be exploring different fables.

Read through the slides and think carefully about your answers, you will find your activity in the slides.


You can listen to me reading the slides out loud if you find this easier than reading yourself.


You can watch me reading the different fables out loud here:

The Lion & The Mouse


The Jackdaw and the Pigeons


The Dog & The Bone






Today we are starting our learning about money.

Today we are going to look at money combinations.

You can listen to me reading the slides out loud if you find this easier than reading yourself:



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



For PE today we would like you to choose 1 of the challenges to complete (see the PE challenge sheet below).  Please pick a different challenge to the one you chose last week.

We would love to see photos (or even videos) of you completing your challenge so please do send them over to us.

Have fun!



A chance for us to relax, unwind and the rest our minds.


This week we are continuing our topic of Explorers, this time focusing on Geography.

Today you will be learning about the continents of the world.

Work through the PDF.  Your activity is included within the slides.

You may want to do some extra research yourself by looking at


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