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St. Paul’s C of E Primary School

Getting Started Day


Getting started – this is day one if you are isolating.


Please read independently or, if possible, to an adult or an older sibling. 

Reading comprehensions - If you would like to use a text which comes with associated questions, you can find a comprehension below.  There is a fiction piece as well as a non-fiction piece to choose from. 

Writing (40 minutes) 

  • English activity booklet - This is a booklet containing a selection of activities. It contains a variety of activities including spelling tasks and writing prompts. You should aim to complete one or two activities.
  • Alternatively, you may select some activities from the Maths and SPAG home learning booklet

Maths (40 minutes)

  • Log onto Doodlemaths or TT RockStars and practice key skills for 20 mins or so. If you cannot remember the log on for either, please contact your teacher. 
  • See Maths and SPAG Home Learning Booklet  - The activities in this booklet are pitched at an average level of ability - If stuck, please try to offer assistance or encourage children to move onto the next question or you may find it beneficial to select another task.  

Topic Learning (40 minutes)  

  • Art - This half term we have looked at developing our sketching techniques and produced self-portraits. Using any art materials you have at home (pencils, crayons, paint, chalk or even unusual materials you have) create a portrait of someone in your family. Focus on shape, placement of features and showing texture and light and shadow.