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Sheffield Music Hub - Home Learning Activities 10th July


CLICK HERE to be taken to this week's instalment of great home learning ideas and signposts from Sheffield Music Hub.  If you've enjoyed doing a bit of drumming during lockdown, there's a great link to a drumming project called Katumba, free to anyone who wants to get involved. Happy Music Making!
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ALL - Lockdown Orchestra Video from BBC Philharmonic


CLICK HERE to see the BBC Philharmonic's latest lockdown video.  You can see all the instruments of the orchestra, how they are played and what they each sound like in this fun video.  With an adult, answer these questions: QUESTION:  what made you smile as you watched it? QUESTION: name your top 3 favourite instruments on this video...
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Arts Award - amazing family effort!


 Here are Emily and Connor who have completed their arts journals ready for submission to arts awards! CONGRATULATIONS - WOW! What a great team effort!  Remember to hand these arts journals into school by the end of this week so that they can be submitted for Arts Award Discover.
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Children's University Festival of Fun 2020

This year's fantastic Festival of Fun has over 75 exciting and FREE activities for children and young people. To ensure social distancing is maintained, most of our activities are home-based whilst others are self guided walks or trails but we're sure there'll be something to excite you all! To give everyone a fair chance, booking will OPEN THIS FR...
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Mrs Coats' Lockdown Assembly

Join Mrs Coats for her last Lockdown Assembly. Next week's assembly will be chance for you to share a 'thank you' with any one who has made lockdown easier. Please send your thank you pictures and messages to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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#SCUChallenge 75 - Bottle Bowling!

Ten-pin bowling is a great game to play on your own or with friends or family! Roll a ball to knock down as many 'pins' or 'skittles' as you can. Write down your score each time and add them up at the end - Who will have the biggest score and win? Have a go at making your own ten-pin bowling using a few recycled items! You can download the full cha...
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#SCUChallenge 74 - Father's Day Celebrations

As it is Father's Day this weekend, we thought we would set you a special challenge to help you celebrate with your parent/carer! Father figures can come in many shapes and forms such as Dads, Grandads, Stepdads and even family friends! So, here's a 3-part challenge to help you get ready for their day, and for you to let them know just how special ...
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#SCUChallenge 73 - Hapa Zome!

It's Friday!!! Time for something a little different today... we challenge you to create some Hapa Zome art!Hapa Zome is a Japanese art, meaning 'leaf dye'. Hapa Zome is a really easy way to turn nature into art - as long as you can hit something with a hammer, you can make your own beautiful creations!You can download the full challenge here: http...
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#SCUChallenge 72 - Finger Puppets!

Finger puppets are really easy to make and are a great way to create characters for a play, a story, or even just for a little fun! This challenge will take you through designing your puppets and then making them using things from around your home. You can download the full challenge here: https://bit.ly/SCUChallenge72 To claim your credits, please...
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#SCUChallenge 71 - Tree Spotter and Leaf Collector!

Did you know, there are around 4.5 million trees in Sheffield? That's more trees per person than any other city in Europe! We're lucky enough that we don't have to travel far from our homes to reach a park, woodland or even just a copse (…the word for a small group…) of trees. So, we want you to get out and about and do some tree spotting as well a...
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#SCUChallenge 70 - Back Drawing!

Time for something fun!Are you any good at copying pictures? Yes? How about when it's being drawn behind your back? Well actually, ON your back? Have a go at this challenge where you can try and recreate the picture that the person behind you is drawing while resting on your back! You can download the full challenge here: https://bit.ly/SCUChalleng...
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Y6 Get ready for September. Apply now for a MegaTravel Pass.

Cheaper travel is available for all under 16s living in South Yorkshire with a MegaTravel Pass. MegaTravellers can travel in South Yorkshire for a single fare of 80p per journey on buses or trams. They can also buy discounted 1, 7 or 28 day tickets, which are loaded onto the pass, which might be cheaper if they travel regularly. Under 16s travellin...
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Arts Award - returning completed arts journal


If you want your arts journal to be submitted for Arts Award, please can you drop your arts award journal off in school reception by the end of this week.  Any problems, email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Y6 Brass Band - Returning Brass Instruments


This week, Y6 brass band would have been finishing on a 'high note' by going to the Birmingham Royal Conservatoire to perform with musicians from around the country as part of the Modulo Project.  Like every other music event in the UK, this was cancelled due to Covid19.  And currently, due to Covid regulations, I am unsure at this time w...
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Getting crafty in the key worker provision


 This week in the key worker provision we have been getting crafty and created 3 new bright and colourful displays.  We tried out different techniques such as: collage, bubble painting, brusho, printing with our hands and sponges, and using pencil crayons.  All the children have loved getting crafty and a little bit messy t...
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Princess and The Wizard


 In F2, at home and school the children have been learning through the story of Princess and the Wizard.  We had a great time retelling the story. We did some great rhyming and independent writing of days of the week. 
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Y1 - Play along home learning percussion

Here's a good fun percussion activity.    1)   Find a percussion instruments made from things in your home (I got a saucepan and a wooden spoon) 2)  Watch the clip - listen and look - notice how everytime the figure lands on an egg is in time with the music 3) Your turn - replay and this time play your instrument when ...

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Sheffield Music Hub Weekly Activities (2nd July)


CLICK HERE to go to this week's music activities from Sheffield Music Hub.  Activities include: Song of the week - warmups and a new song to learnChallenge of the week - a simple game or idea for your children to have a go atSignposts - a guide to other resources you might enjoy!Happy Music Making!
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South Yorkshire Sport - Virtual Sports Day - Friday 10th July

Friday 10th July is the South Yorkshire Sport - Virtual Sports Day. Another chance for us to all take part in a sports competition whether we're in school or at home! Check out the activities below to compete, in-put your scores following the link and cross your fingers that we'll do really well!! Watch the opening ceremony and the gymnastics compe...
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Arts Award celebration in Y3


Lily in Y3 has finished her Arts Award Arts Journal.  Here she is with her final fantastic beast design called Reddish. Well done Lily!  If anyone else wants to send their final fantastic beast design in to be celebrated on the school blog, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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