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Plumbland C of E Primary School

Plumbland C of E School, Aspatria, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 2DQ   016973 20628

Welcome to our school

'We are high achievers, self believers, learning in a caring and supportive school.'

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Welcome to Plumbland CE School.

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!



Please complete the new booklet which has been sent. If you need a hard copy please let school know.

Key Stage 1

Keep using the BBC Bitesize daily lessons in a range of subjects. Then on the BBC Bitesize website go to the 'English' section and look for the Spelling part, complete the activities on 'compound words' and 'silent letters'. Then go to the Punctuation part and complete the activities on 'exclamation marks' and 'question marks'.

On the BBC Bitesize site go to the Maths section and complete the activities on 'Fractions', 'how to count with 10s and 1s' and 'Multiplying and Dividing'. Also please keep practising your 2x and 5x tables.


Keep using the BBC Bitesize daily lessons in a range of subjects. Then on the BBC Bitesize website go to the 'English' section- Spelling and try out the activities focusing on 'spelling patterns'. Also try the 'Punctuation' section looking at 'apostrophes', 'possessive apostrophes', 'commas', 'bullet points', 'paragraphs' and 'inverted commas'. Year 5 and 6 can also try the sections on 'semi colons', 'hyphens', 'dashes', 'ellipsis' and 'brackets'.

Have a look at the 'non fiction' section on 'features of a newspaper' and then have a go at writing your own newspaper report on 'a vicious dog runs loose in Asda.'

Go to the Maths section on BBC Bitesize 'Calculations' and read through the parts on 'multiplying and dividing' 'how to multiply in your head' 'division with remainders' and 'written methods for short division.' Then write out some of your own examples to try. Year 5 and 6 also please can you complete the activities on 'Algebra.'

Previous homelearning tasks

EYFS and Key Stage 1

Complete the Spring booklets which were sent to you.

Key Stage 2

Keep completing activities from the activity book which was sent to you.


Watch the class clips on BBCbitesize English 'non fiction' Instruction writing. Then write your own set of instructions eg, gardening, planting seeds or something you have made etc.

Complete a book review on a book you have read using the headings:

Title and author
What happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story?
What was your favourite part?
What was your least favourite part?
How did the story make you feel?
What did you learn?
Would you recommend it to a friend?

Also please keep learning the spellings from the lists we gave to you and try putting the words into sentences.


Watch the class clips on BBCBitesize 'fractions'- How to add and subtract fractions, how to multiply fractions, Unit and mixed fractions.

Year 4,5,6 Also- How to simplify fractions and Match of the day football fractions.

Year 5 and 6 Watch the class clips on Percentages- What is a percentage? How to calculate percentages, Match of the day pitch percentages.

When you have watched the clips try the activities and then write some out of your own to practise.

All Juniors remember to keep learning your times tables.

Previous homelearning tasks:

Try counting every day.
Setting the dinner table and counting knoves and forks for all the family. How many knives are needed? Forks? How many altogether?
Baking and measuring ingredients
Snakes and ladders

Phonics play-
Username: march20
Password: home
We sent all the sounds out for Read Write Inc

Maths English and Reading
Oxford Reading Owl-
This is a really useful site for the older children too. It has video links to You tube to support creative writing and poetry. It is fairly easy to navigate too. 
Science- activities
Art and design- https;//
Joe Wicks on You tube

Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)
KS1BBCBitesize website- daily lessons within all subjects starting on 20th April. Before that date this website has excellent homelearning activities within all subjects.

Write your own story using the opener:

I used to dream about climbing a rainbow. Then one day I woke up to find the rainbow had appeared right in my back garden ......

Or this opener:

When I woke I saw a clear blue sky and the sun shining brightly. It was the perfect day for ....

Continue with practising number bonds and addition and subtraction calculations. Year 2 can practise their 2x 5x and 10x times tables.

Key Stage 2 (Years 3,4,5 and 6)
KS2BBCBitesize website- daily lessons within all subjects starting on 20th April. Before that date this website has excellent homelearning activities within all subjects.

Write your own stories using these openers:

The long winding path through the jungle led us to...........
Adventure story

Wandering through the door of the deserted house it felt like something was watching me........
Scarey story

You will find information on the BBCBitesize website including features to include within each story genre. Also remember Juniors to plan your story first like we do in class- using character and setting descriptions, problems and resolutions. Don't forget punctuation, joined handwriting, interesting vocabulary and paragraphs.

Keep learning your timestables and practising the different styles of calculation that we gave you- written addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Year 6
Please continue with your SATs booklets. Even though you won't be sitting SATs this year these booklets contain everything you need to know for Year 7.

All children
We all miss you and look forward to seeing you soon. Keep smiling and looking after each other!


You will find all the information about the school in the menu at the top of the page, including a News section and Upcoming Events.

We are a 'Forest School'. You will find the link under the Students section.

We have won the 'Gold' Sainsbury's kitemark three years in a row for offering quality sports provision.

In 2019 we were awarded a 'Music mark' for excellence in Music provision.

To access Purple Mash home learning go to: and use your login and password.

You can also use your 'ttrockstars' home log in to practise your times tables and 'spellodrome' log in to practise spellings.

Plumbland School, Parsonby, Aspatria, Cumbria, CA7 2DQ

Tel: 016973 20628 Fax: 016973 23532

Head Teacher: Mrs Claire McKie

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