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Starting at Lakelands as Year 7 ?

This week I received the following link and message from Mrs Bellis, Lakelands Academy Head Teacher.

Click the link below as it is a lovely welcome and will explain more about your transition to Lakelands Academy.

Year 6 Transition.

Many of our Year 6 pupils will be starting to think about moving on to High School. This can be a daunting time as it brings about change and new beginnings.

Below is a document all about transition and moving on.

Home Learning.


Working from home can be very stressful and needs time and effort to make sure that all the family is working together. Make sure you have a routine which includes supporting each other, helping around the house and also ensuring a good bed time routine so you wake up feeling refreshed.

It is important that learning continues. Even just practising times tables and reading for pleasure is a huge step forward in keeping your brain active.

Lots of pupils have continued to post on Seesaw and each day I have been ensuring I am teaching here in school, posting work on Seesaw and approving and commenting on your posts. 

Take a look at these superb examples of pupils at work. Every bit of learning will make a HUGE difference for next year.

Week Beginning Monday 6th. July, 2020.

Week 7

Week Beginning Monday 29th. June, 2020. (Week 5)

Mental Health and Well Being


On Thursday 18th. June, 2020 the Duchess of Cambridge presented an online assembly for the Oak National Academy where she spoke about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly was ‘spread a little kindness’.

The assembly can be accessed here :



Monday 8th. June, 2020.

The Great Outdoors.

Mrs. Jones would like to create a bird theme for our Worship areas. Can you help ? Go outside in your garden and then try and draw a bird that you saw. Putting bird food and water out will attract more birds into your garden. Submit your drawings straight to Seesaw and then I will pass them on.

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As of Monday 1st. June, 2020 in line with Government directives, we are open for year groups, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6.


This means class 4 pupils who are in Year 6 are invited to return to school. Please see our School App for further details and guidance of how school will be responding to the current crisis.


In line with the guidance on our School App, Class 4 pupils should complete a weekly home learning pack that can be collected from school An online link is located below for those of you who would prefer an electronic version.  I would also like year 5 pupils and any Year 6 pupils who are unable to return to school to organise a daily timetable and program of work which includes the following.


Subscriptions: Why not do these in the afternoon ?

Reading Cloud



Times Tables Rockstars

Seesaw can still be used to showcase work and where and when possible I will post up relevant work which all pupils in Class 4 may want to access.

Subscription sites should all be visited at least once per week. 


Internet Based Sites:

There are a lot of resources out there to support Home Learning. Has your child accessed all the hundreds of activities posted in Remote Learning on Seesaw as this may be a starting point. What about continuing with the daily Joe Wicks work out ? Practise addition, subtraction, division and multiplication questions. Learn to correctly spell the Y5/Y6 High Frequency Word List spellings. You may also want to get some inspiration from the following sites as they offer a wider range of subjects, topics and themes.


Home Learning Content created by the Government


Hit the Button


Gareth Metcalfe Maths


Maths Frame - Multiplication Tables Check


Oak National Academy


BBC Bitesize



Please do all you can to keep safe and well but also to use this time as best you can to ensure your child continues to learn and make progress.



How about something totally different ?

Coding !

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Home Learning.

There are many educational resources available online to support you and your child whilst at home. Each week we will be asking you, where possible, to access the following Government recommended Learning Resource. By accessing the link you can select a year group which could be a higher or lower year group dependent on the activity.

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Direct Link to Home Learning Resources.

Home Learning Pack : Week Beginning Monday 1st. June, 2020.

Home Learning Pack : Week Beginning Monday 8th. June, 2020.


Home Learning Pack : Week Beginning Monday 15th. June, 2020.

Home Learning Pack : Week Beginning  Monday 22nd. June, 2020. 

Remote Learning Using Seesaw.


When School was closed Friday 20th March, 2020 we decided to try and support all parents and pupils by offering daily teaching using the fabulous Seesaw App. 


During the time school was closed hundreds of live activities, messages, videos, pictures and explanations were posted to support class 4 pupils.


Click the link below to see just a few examples of work produced by class 4 pupils.


Class 4, in September, 2019.


Year 5 and year 6 pupils working together, leading, guiding and supporting each other.


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No one knew that this would be one of the last whole class photos taken in March 2020 !

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