St. Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

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Happy FriYAY!

Today your timetable is

  • Maths
  • Phonics
  • Geography
  • RE
  • Fairtrade Activity

Maths

We will be comparing coins today.

Your task: compare value of coins

Phonics

Here are five more common exception words children need to be able to read and spell by the end of Year 1.

Full, pull, push, says and our.

Please practice these words. See if you can write them without any help! Maybe you could write them in different colours, cover them over and see if you can spell them without looking.

Geography

I would like you to meet a friend of mine Sunny! Sunny lives in Africa and he is a meerkat.

Your task today is to find out about the continent Africa!

Your task: Research Africa

RE

The parish family gathers at Mass to share Jesus’ meal; the celebration of the Last Supper.  The parish family also comes together to celebrate at other times (coffee mornings, parish dances, quiz nights, shared meals, carol services, barbecues).  Talk about the occasions when they may occur, Christmas, the feast day of the saint to whom the church is dedicated, Pentecost etc. Use the picture from Church’s Story 2 pages 22-23 talk about what is happening and why you think people are happy?  How are they sharing God’s love?  Use speech bubbles to show what people could be saying to each other as they celebrate together.

Eucharist 2

Fairtrade Fortnight Activities

Each year our school takes part in Fairtrade Fortnight. We discuss what Fairtrade means and complete many fun activities linked to Fairtrade; play games, bake with Fairtrade products, host a ‘Big Brew’ in the school hall and sometimes have a Fairtrade swap day.  This Fairtrade Fortnight we will come together to learn about, and celebrate, the people who grow our food and drink and explore the this years theme ‘Climate, Fairtrade and You’.  Through completing some of the activities today, I hope that the children  will have the opportunity to discover how their choices as individuals can make a difference to the lives of people around the world and the planet we share. #ChooseTheWorldYouWant

Fairtrade- 26.2.21

Journey of a Fairtrade Banana

Fairtrade Banana Sequence

Virtual Speaker

In addition to these activities I am also including some other Fairtrade activities ….

Why not play a Fairtrade game …

Board      Cards      Instructions

Or complete the Fairtrade wordsearch …

Fairtrade Fortnight Wordsearch

Finally you may like to have a go at using some Fairtrade products to make some delicious Fairtrade foods …

Fairtrade Fortnight Brownies      Fairtrade Fortnight Lemonade Recipe      Fairtrade Fortnight Banana Split

Have a lovely weekend,

Miss O’Sullivan