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Last Homework 3.7.14 – I would like you to present, how you would like, something you enjoyed in school this year and tell me all about it and something you enjoyed out of school and tell me all about it. Present your 2 parts in different ways.

Numeracy 26.6.14 – The group stages of the World Cup are almost over. Can you find me the mean, medium, mode and range of goals scored in the group stages? Use websites for help i.e. BBC sport, FIFA etc.
Follow the link for advice on each of the above terms.

Literacy 26.6.14 – This week was Sports day. Create a newspaper report about your day and the events that you took part in. Include all features of a newspaper report.

19.6.14 Art – You have been shown different ways to sketch a picture. Sketch a picture of something that inspires you around the house.

Literacy 12.6.14 – Find an interesting picture, like a page from flotsam, in a newspaper, magazine, book etc and write 10 expanded noun phrases describing your chosen picture.

12.6.14 Design a pirate scene
We would like all children to do this competition for their homework activity this week. (Please see the enclosed sheet.) They should hand their homework in as normal, the work will be marked and then returned so that if your child wishes to enter the competition, you can then post it off on their behalf to the address shown at the end of the sheet.

Numeracy 5.6.14 – Shampoo shake up. Pg 25 printed sheet. Find a shampoo bottle. How many mm of shampoo does a full bottle contain? Write the name of the shampoo and the capacity of the bottle. If possible, write down the price as well.
Calculate how many bottles you would need to buy to have one litre of shampoo. How much would it cost?

Art 5.6.14 – Following this week’s assembly, you now know that each FIFA World Cup had its own mascot. Design and create your own mascot for the 2014 World Cup.

Literacy 22.5.14 – Take or draw a picture of a freeze-frame in a film of your choice. Annotate the picture describing how all the characters would be feeling at that point in time and why?

Science 22.5.14 – We have been looking at the heart lungs and blood. Can you show me the purpose and functions of these three?

13.3.14 - Numeracy Area and Perimeter of irregular shapes.
If you need advice on how to find the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, copy and paste this link and watch how it is done.

30.1.14 - Literacy Recounts
We have been looking at recounts this week. Using a recount of your choice or the one on the website, could you find all the features of a recount.

A climber who fell 240 metres (800ft) down a mountain after stepping over a cliff has told how he feels lucky to have survived.
Ollie Daniel, 25, was walking in the Coire Sputan Dearg area of the southern Cairngorms in Scotland when the accident happened at around 3.30pm on Sunday. A major rescue operation was launched and he was found at around 6.30pm and airlifted to Aberdeen Royal infirmary.
Daniel was with two other men, including his father, when he fell.
He told BBC Scotland: "We were navigating in near zero visibility in a white-out. As I was navigating I put my foot out and on to nothing, and fell down about 800ft of sheer cliff. You figure you have had it."
Daniel said he slid part of the way while at other times he was freefalling.
The Cambridge resident suffered nine broken ribs, a broken wrist, liver and lung injuries, as well as cuts and bruises, and said he felt lucky to be alive.
"You could not reasonably expect to fall down that cliff and survive, then mountain rescue to find me and rescue me. It's credit to them."
The two men in his party raised the alarm.
His father, James, told the BBC: "We were walking in a three, Ollie was at the front and I was at the back. He put his foot down, let out a shout, and disappeared."
The rescue operation involved Braemar, Police Scotland and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams. Police Scotland said Daniel was evacuated by stretcher in "challenging conditions", then taken to hospital by a Royal Air Force rescue helicopter.

9.1.14 - The Highwayman
Using the poem from the school website, pick one line and draw a picture showing the picture painted in your mind.



THE wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, 
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, 
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, 
And the highwayman came riding— 
The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.


He'd a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin, 
A coat of the claret velvet, and breeches of brown doe-skin; 
They fitted with never a wrinkle: his boots were up to the thigh! 
And he rode with a jewelled twinkle, 
His pistol butts a-twinkle, 
His rapier hilt a-twinkle, under the jewelled sky.


Over the cobbles he clattered and clashed in the dark inn-yard, 
And he tapped with his whip on the shutters, but all was locked and barred; 
He whistled a tune to the window, and who should be waiting there 
But the landlord's black-eyed daughter, 
Bess, the landlord's daughter, 
Plaiting a dark red love-knot into her long black hair.


And dark in the dark old inn-yard a stable-wicket creaked 
Where Tim the ostler listened; his face was white and peaked; 
His eyes were hollows of madness, his hair like mouldy hay, 
But he loved the landlord's daughter, 
The landlord's red-lipped daughter, 
Dumb as a dog he listened, and he heard the robber say—


'One kiss, my bonny sweetheart, I'm after a prize to-night, 
But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light; 
Yet, if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day, 
Then look for me by moonlight, 
Watch for me by moonlight, 
I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.'


He rose upright in the stirrups; he scarce could reach her hand, 
But she loosened her hair i' the casement! His face burnt like a brand 
As the black cascade of perfume came tumbling over his breast; 
And he kissed its waves in the moonlight, 
(Oh, sweet, black waves in the moonlight!) 
Then he tugged at his rein in the moonliglt, and galloped away to the West.



He did not come in the dawning; he did not come at noon; 
And out o' the tawny sunset, before the rise o' the moon, 
When the road was a gypsy's ribbon, looping the purple moor, 
A red-coat troop came marching— 
King George's men came matching, up to the old inn-door.


They said no word to the landlord, they drank his ale instead, 
But they gagged his daughter and bound her to the foot of her narrow bed; 
Two of them knelt at her casement, with muskets at their side! 
There was death at every window; 
And hell at one dark window; 
For Bess could see, through her casement, the road that he would ride.


They had tied her up to attention, with many a sniggering jest; 
They had bound a musket beside her, with the barrel beneath her breast! 
'Now, keep good watch!' and they kissed her. 
She heard the dead man say— 
Look for me by moonlight; 
Watch for me by moonlight; 
I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way!


She twisted her hands behind her; but all the knots held good! 
She writhed her hands till her fingers were wet with sweat or blood! 
They stretched and strained in the darkness, and the hours crawled by like years, 
Till, now, on the stroke of midnight, 
Cold, on the stroke of midnight, 
The tip of one finger touched it! The trigger at least was hers!


The tip of one finger touched it; she strove no more for the rest! 
Up, she stood up to attention, with the barrel beneath her breast, 
She would not risk their hearing; she would not strive again; 
For the road lay bare in the moonlight; 
Blank and bare in the moonlight; 
And the blood of her veins in the moonlight throbbed to her love's refrain .


Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot! Had they heard it? The horse-hoofs ringing clear; 
Tlot-tlot, tlot-tlot, in the distance? Were they deaf that they did not hear? 
Down the ribbon of moonlight, over the brow of the hill, 
The highwayman came riding, 
Riding, riding! 
The red-coats looked to their priming! She stood up, straight and still!


Tlot-tlot, in the frosty silence! Tlot-tlot, in the echoing night! 
Nearer he came and nearer! Her face was like a light! 
Her eyes grew wide for a moment; she drew one last deep breath, 
Then her finger moved in the moonlight, 
Her musket shattered the moonlight, 
Shattered her breast in the moonlight and warned him—with her death.


He turned; he spurred to the West; he did not know who stood 
Bowed, with her head o'er the musket, drenched with her own red blood! 
Not till the dawn he heard it, his face grew grey to hear 
How Bess, the landlord's daughter, 
The landlord's black-eyed daughter, 
Had watched for her love in the moonlight, and died in the darkness there.


Back, he spurred like a madman, shrieking a curse to the sky, 
With the white road smoking behind him and his rapier brandished high! 
Blood-red were his spurs i' the golden noon; wine-red was his velvet coat, 
When they shot him down on the highway, 
Down like a dog on the highway, 
And he lay in his blood on the highway, with the bunch of lace at his throat.


And still of a winter's night, they say, when the wind is in the trees, 
When the moon is a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, 
When the road is a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, 
A highwayman comes riding— 
A highwayman comes riding, up to the old inn-door.


Over the cobbles he clatters and clangs in the dark inn-yard; 
He taps with his whip on the shutters, but all is locked and barred; 
He whistles a tune to the window, and who should be waiting there 
But the landlord's black-eyed daughter, 
Bess, the landlord's daughter, 
Plaiting a dark red love-knot into her long black hair. 
Alfred Noyes