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Monday 1st June

Good morning lovely Brunel Class and welcome to Summer Term 2!

I hope you had a lovely week with your families and enjoyed lots of free time outdoors (covered in sun-lotion, I hope!).  I also hope you had a fabulous birthday, Malachy!  I'm in school today, so might not be online much, but I WILL arrange a Zoom chat!


PE: Do Joe Wicks, go for a walk, Google Mr Motivator and do a keep-fit class...whatever tickles your fancy. 


LO: To plan a portal story

Before half term we were learning about portal stories.  Nearly all portal stories follow a similar pattern:

  1. Main character (MC) finds magical portal & enters new world
  2. Describe new world
  3. MC explores this new world & encounters a problem
  4. MC has to escape & return through the portal
  5. Once back, MC cannot find portal again (sometimes brings back a memento of new world)

Open the document below (Word or PDF) and read the two examples of portal story plans which follow the above pattern.

Using the pattern, plan your own portal story.   You may like to think about your own personal experience as well as using your wider reading and imagination. I have also included two pictures and a YouTube clip of ideas, in case they help you.  You can do your plan on the sheet or in your books.

Clip of portal story ideas


Year 5/6 - There are two outcomes to this lesson.

LO 1: Multiply unit fractions by integers (this means, times a fraction with a one at the top, by a whole number, e.g. 1/5 x 4)

LO 2: Multiply non-unit fractions by integers (this means, times a fraction with another number at the top, by a whole number, e.g. 2/5 x 4)


There are two pages on LO1 and two pages on LO2, but you DO NOT need to do all of them.  Please do Q1,2,3 of each set for this lesson and ONLY attempt the other questions if you are super confident, loving fractions and want to do more.

TIP: Drawing the bar models helps!


Year 6 LO: To covert fractions to percentages and percentages to fractions

For this lesson, remember the following facts to help you answer the questions 100/100 is 100%           10/100 is 10%           1/100 is 1%

50/100 is 50%            25/100 is 25% and so on...

....but, if you are converting a fraction such as 10/50  into a percentage, you will need to think about your equivalent fractions to help make the bottom part (denominator) of the fraction, 100.  For example: first use multiplication to turn the denominator 50 into 100 (50 x 2 is 100).  Then, do the same to the numerator 10 (10 x 2 is 20). Your new fraction is 20/100.  This is easy to change to a percentage.   So, to recap, work out what you need to multiply the bottom part of the fraction by, to make 100. Then, do the same to the top bit of the fraction.  This gives you a fraction that's easy to change to a percentage.


Anyway, watch the video and have a go at as many of the questions as you can.  Then,  mark your work.  smiley

LO: To understand HARMONY

Watch the BBC Bitesize video all about harmony.

A lovely little video which explains social distancing - year 6 especially, please watch this as you will be using it for something lovely, later in the week!

Still image for this video