Home Learning

All students can access Google classroom from home by accessing the URL https://stjames.rmunify.com/

Students need to enter the username and password at the login screen which will be same as the username and password to logon to the school computers. Once they logged in to RM Unify click on the Google Classroom tile and they will be redirected to Google classroom​.

Information for parents and carers – learning at home

Information and learning resources during closure

To support and encourage your child’s continued learning while the school is closed for this period, please refer to our suggested activities and websites and homework guides below.

We have also included a suggested timetable break-down to follow at home.

In addition, your child is also expected to complete the ‘Home learning Package’ sent home.

Many thanks for your support and co-operation.

School Closure Teaching Timetable

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
08:45 – 9:15 Year 3 – 6 Reading comprehension Year 3 – 6 Reading comprehension Year 3 – 6 Reading comprehension Year 3 – 6 Reading comprehension Year 3 – 6 Reading comprehension
09:15 – 10:15 Handwriting and
Bug Club
Planning Plan a piece of writing

  • Narrative
  • Retelling of a story
  • Non-fiction report
  • Diary entries
Writing composition Use different sentence types and a range of punctuation. Handwriting and editing writing How can you improve your written work? Think about the grammar, sentence structure and how you can improve your word choices. Handwriting and Bug Club
  Break Break Break Break Break
10:30 – 11:15 Doodle Maths Doodle Maths Doodle Maths Doodle Maths Doodle Maths
11:15 – 11:45 Develop maths skills

  • Number bonds
  • Times tables
  • Division facts
  • Arithmetic skills
Develop maths skills

  • Number bonds
  • Times tables
  • Division facts
  • Arithmetic skills
Develop maths skills

  • Number bonds
  • Times tables
  • Division facts
  • Arithmetic skills
Develop maths skills

  • Number bonds
  • Times tables
  • Division facts
  • Arithmetic skills
Develop maths skills

  • Number bonds
  • Times tables
  • Division facts
  • Arithmetic skills
11:45 – 12:00 Reading for pleasure Reading for pleasure Reading for pleasure Reading for pleasure Reading for pleasure
  Break Break Break Break Break
1:00 – 3:00 Science and
Topic Work
Science and
Topic Work
Science and
Topic Work
Science and
Topic Work
Science and
Topic Work

Activities and Websites

Y3
  • Daily diary entry
  • Book/film reviews
  • Daily reading
  • Bug Club
  • Learn spellings of 5 new words a day
Topic: Forces and magnets Create a poster about forces and magnets. Use scientific vocabulary in your posters and include labelled diagrams.

Create artwork inspired by Kandinsky Create a fact file about your local area. Compare the Hindu festival of Holi celebrations with another religious festival– How is it similar and different?
Y4
  • Daily diary entry
  • Book/film reviews
  • Daily reading
  • Bug Club
  • Learn spellings of 5 new words a day
Topic: States of Matter Create a poster about States of Matter. Use scientific vocabulary in your posters and include labelled diagrams.

Create art work inspired by Ancient Greek pottery Create a fact file about Ancient Greece. Explain why Easter is important to Christians.
Y5
  • Daily diary entry
  • Book/film reviews
  • Daily reading
  • Bug Club
  • Learn spellings of 5 new words a day
Topic: Forces
Create a poster about Forces using subject specific vocabulary. Include diagrams which are labelled and interesting facts about forces.

Create a Rangoli pattern Create a fact file about rivers Explain what different religions believe about God
Y6 Create art work inspired by William Morris. Compare Easter with other religious celebrations. Create a fact file about the Victorian era.

How you can support your child at home with reading:

Useful links for online learning and resources

  Bug Club – A whole-school reading programme that helps transform children into lifelong readers. Now with added Grammar and Spelling, and Plays by Julia Donaldson, the Bug Club family has everything you need to help children catch the reading bug.
Doodle Tables – A carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.
https://www.doodlemaths.com A captivating online maths learning space, providing students with all the tools they need to be successful learners, through interactive activities, games and challenges.

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