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Brookfields Primary School

Week beginning 5th October 2020

Hello children


We hope you are all well and had a good weekend. We have had a busy week last week. We have been listening to the story of Kipper's Birthday. We named objects from the story, wrote some invitations and decorated them. On Thursday it was National Poetry Day. We performed the rhyme using actions.


This week we are carrying on doing work around Kipper's Birthday and in maths, we are learning about the days of the week, reciting the names and beginning to order them. They will use language related to time such as ʻyesterdayʼ, ʻtodayʼ, ʻtomorrowʼ, ʻmorningʼ, ʻafternoonʼ, ʻeveningʼ and ʻnightʼ. They will see oʼclock times in the context of their daily routine. Children will also be introduced to the language of position, playing hide and seek with a teddy bear using key vocabulary such as ʻinʼ, ʻonʼ, ʻoverʼ, ʻunderʼ, ʻbesideʼ, ʻleftʻ and ʻrightʼ.


We would like to thank the parents for supporting their children with their home learning. Please also access the activities from Oak Academy using the links provided. Don't forget to also go for walks and stay active too which is important for our health and well being.


Finally, this week we shall finish our learning on the story of Kipper’s Birthday and so on Friday 9th October we are having a class party to celebrate the end of our learning on this story and to understand how parties are celebrated. Your children can wear their own clothes on this day. Please ensure your children were sensible footwear.


Have a good week.


Mrs Hussain and Mrs Cook








Watch one lesson per day

Lesson 11 - 15  g, o, c, k



English - today we would like you to perform the rhyme again for your parents using actions. Listen to the rhyme on the link below and sing along to it. We performed the first verse. Can you perform the whole rhyme? What actions will you use?

Patacake | The Baby Club

Giovanna sings "Pat-A-Cake". Join in at home! The Baby Club encourages parents, carers and their babies to explore everyday objects through discovery, play, ...

 Maths - listen to the song below and sing along to the days of the week song. Sing the song a couple of times.

Then parents write down the days of the week and jumble them up. Read the name of the day to your child and ask them to order them, which day comes first, which day comes after Monday until all the days have been ordered. If your child finds this activity a bit challenging then keep repeating it throughout the week.  Good luck!

Days of the Week clap clap! to the tune of the Addams Family

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.


English - Listen to the story of Kipper's Birthday again. Look at the pictures from the story below. What is happening in each picture? The pictures are in the wrong order. Put them in the right order. Can you retell the story to your parents?

Kipper's Birthday by Mick Inkpen

Kipper's Birthday Written and illustrated by Mick Inkpen To purchase this book, please visit:

 Maths - Look at the pictures below and talk about what is happening in each one.


 Talk about what you do in the morning, afternoon and in the evenings? 


When do you eat breakfast?

What time of the day do we go home from school?

Which part of the day do you sleep?

​​​​​​​When do you brush your teeth?

What do you do in the evening?



English - Look at the party picture below and talk about what you can see. Encourage your child to speak in full sentences. What other occasions do we celebrate and have parties for?

Can your children describe what happens at a party or different celebrations like Eid, Diwali, Christmas, weddings or a birthday?


English -  Look at the pictures again from yesterday. Discuss what is needed for a party. Can you write it down in a list? In a list, we write things going down the page. Look at the example below.


English - Watch the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar on the link below.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

In the internationally acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a tiny caterpillar eats and eats...and eats his way through the week. Taken from The Very Hungry ...

 Ask your child to retell the story. Then ask your child some questions about the story. We have some examples of questions you could ask below. Encourage your child to answer in full sentences.


On what day did the caterpillar eat an apple?

What did the caterpillar eat on Tuesday?


Finally, recap on the names of the days again.

Maths - Look at the pictures below and talk about the position of the bear in each picture. Go through these pictures again and then ask your child where the bear is positioned.
Give your child an object or a soft toy and tell them to put it in different positions as in the pictures above.

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