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Aspire not to have more but to be more – St Oscar Romero

Friday 12th February

Hi Oak children and families, if you haven't already done so, then head to the class blog for a message from me and the details for todays' Kahoot!

Today you have:

  • PE- Sock Circuit Challenge
  • History - Detective Fact Finding Mission
  • PSHE - looking at hopes and dreams of children from other cultures
  • RE - earning about Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, making our own reflection journal and Kahoot quiz.
  • Times Table Practise 


If your house is anything like mine then you will have lots of odd socks! Where do socks disappear to!? Well, today we will be making use of our socks in PE!

  1.  I want you to watch the three videos below first so you are familiar with the activities and what you will need.
  2. Then collect the items you need and set up your 'Sock Circuit.' Read the safety information at the beginning of the videos! 
  3. Before you start, I want you to create your own 'Sock Challenge' to complete as the fourth circuit.
  4. Now, have fun and complete the circuit. 
  5. Post photos or videos of you completing this challenge on the blog. Good Luck!

Oak Class Sock Ladder Challenge Circuit 1

Important - Use 4 Socks. Socks to be placed 50cm apart.

Oak Class Sock Challenge Circuit 2

Oak Class Sock Challenge Circuit 3


Below are the sources you will need to investigate in order to complete your mission! 

Answers to your Detective Sheets. Remember to mark them and correct any you didn't get correct!

PSHE - LO. To describe the dreams and goals of young people in a culture different to mine and reflect on how these relate to my own.


I would like you to work through the lesson I have created for you, following the instructions carefully. The fact file reading resources, including an alternative option, are linked below along with the gold, silver or bronze activities. 

Watch this video for a quick reminder on how to complete a Venn Diagram


  1. Read or listen to the presentation on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday
  2. Think carefully about the questions I give you.
  3. Make and decorate your booklet.
  4. Write your thoughts and feelings related to the questions in your booklet.
  5. Complete the class Kahoot based on today's learning. 
  6. Head over to the class blog for the link and pin.

Watch this video to help you to make your Reflection Journal!

Oak Class 'Hit the Button.'

I would like you to play the ‘Hit the Button’ game for the eight times table. If you are happy to, post your personal best on the class blog (the most you get correct in 1minute!)  Next week, we will focus on another times table.


If this isn’t your thing, then have a competition with yourself! Record your best score today and set yourself a goal to beat it! Or play ‘Beat the Parent,’ get someone at home to have a go and see if you can beat their score!