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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy

Boston's Catholic School

Week 4 - beginning 27.04.20

Learning Project                             WEEK 4          Our World - EYFS

The expectations are that KS2 complete 5 hours of learning daily and KS1 complete 3 hours daily

Weekly Maths Tasks 

Weekly Reading Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Essential - Complete these everyday

  • Complete the Maths resources located under ‘Remote Learning’ on the school website. 
  • Count up to 10 and back to 0

(Extension count to 20 and back to 0)


  • Watch an episode of Numberblocks. Find the link in EYFS links and resources tab. Talk about what happened in the episode? What was the focus?
  • Log onto Education City and complete tasks set by your teacher – you will also find this log on inside the front cover of your Remote Learning book.
  • Complete a White Rose Maths Activity

(save the Supertato activities for Week 5-6, as this is actually our book focus)

  • Choose a number and see how many times you can make it/ show it.
  • Complete a maths challenge
  • Read a book 
  • Following this, talk about what happened? Who were the main characters? How were they feeling?
  • Whilst you are doing this, talk about any unfamiliar words from the book that you have read. Explore the meanings of these words by using a dictionary and talking to your adult.
  • Could you make up some actions to your story so you can remember it? 
  • Read something around the house that isn’t a book – what sounds can you see, can you decode and blend them to read them?
  • Write a book review about the book/books you have read. What did you like/ dislike?
  • Read a story but stop in the middle, can you guess what might happen next? Continue to read, were you right?

Weekly Phonics tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Weekly Writing Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Essential - Complete these everyday

·      Watch the Ruth Miskin Phonics Training videos. Links found under EYFS links and resources.

To practise your set 1 sounds.

  • Complete a page in your phonics booklet.


·      Read Green words

·      Read Tricky Red words – Can you make a short sentence with them?

·      Go on a sound hunt around your house choosing one sound to focus on.

·      Complete a game on the Phonics Bloom or Phonics Play interactive activities. Links can be found under the ‘EYFS Phonics links’ tab on the school website.

  • Complete a Tix task
  • Can you make a list, of what an animal needs to live and be happy?
  • Can you write your own Dear Zoo story, which animals will you choose to send back? Which type of pet would be your perfect pet?
  • Draw and label a picture of an animal of your choice.
  • Write a letter to the Zoo to ask for a pet.
  • Respond to the pets the zoo has sent you, why are you going to send them back?
  • Can you write a thank you letter to the zoo, thanking them for your perfect pet.  Why is it perfect?
  • Can you write what the animals say?
  • Choose a writing challenge from the Challenge resource located in the English remote learning tab.
  • Can you write a diary page in your Remote learning book? Start your writing with the date and then “Today I have…”




Learning Project - To be completed throughout the week

Here is an overview of tasks I’d like the EYFS children 

can continue to complete at home over the next week.

Understanding Our World

We are lucky to be able to visit some Zoos from the comfort of our own homes. Can you talk about the animals with your adults? What are they doing? What do they look like?

Click on the Zoo names to explore their webcams.

Head up North to Scotland to Edinburgh Zoo

Or a trip down to the South of England to Paignton Zoo

Further afield in San Diego Zoo 

What do you notice about the time of day in San Diego and the time of the day in England? Can you find out where San Diego is?


Can you complete the worksheet ‘Whose house?’

Write in your Bean Diary (Each week – long term project as it grows)

Please send us your bean’s progress on Tapestry, we would love to see how they are growing.

Is your bean growing? What has happened so far? Can you draw and label a picture of it?


Can you make an animal with a spring for a body? ((See resources at the bottom of the page)

Follow the instructions to draw some animals. (See resources at the bottom of the page) Are you going to draw a fierce lion or a waddling penguin? 


Could you junk model an animal? Do they have legs? Or wings? Do they have patterned fur? Or feathers? What materials will you use? How can you join those materials together?


Animal Charades - Can you write/ draw pictures of animals onto paper, put them into a bag/box and take it in turns to act out your animal and let people guess. Whoever guesses correctly it is there go next.

Relax and unwind with some yoga from Cosmic Kids

Cosmic Kids -

Take part in the daily Joe Wicks School Gym Workout at home, why not see if your adults and siblings will join in

R.E – See tab for resources and activities


What did your adults at home play with when they were younger? Did they play with anything you play with today? Can they show you any of the toys they liked playing with when they were younger, maybe in a photo or online?


Play a game with the characters from Dear Zoo -

3D animal viewer

View an animal in 3D in your own house? Follow the instructions located in the resources below.

Could you take a photo yourself, to upload to Tapestry of something that made you smile this week?