Burntstump Seely C of E Primary Academy

Inspire and Aspire

 Welcome to Busy Bees class ....a hive of activity where we are buzzing with enjoyment and a willingness to learn. 




We are very happy to be back with all the children in Busy Bees and have some exciting things planned for this term. Please scroll down to find out about our topic for this term and general information for the class. 


Thank you for your support at this time. Please see information further down the page about suggested activities/work in case the children in the Busy Bees bubble have to isolate.


Mrs Cotton-Winfield and Mrs Glover





Our topic this term is...Castles! 

Please see the links below for information about what we will be learning this term


 Castle knowledge organiser

Castle theme topic overview

Please find below activities for your child to complete just in case the class has to isolate. Please also refer to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/this-terms-topics which has videos, quizzes, articles and practice activities for English , Maths, History, Geography and Science for the Autumn term. 


English - writing and reading 

Jack and the Beanstalk alternative ending story planning

Jack and the Beanstalk reading and questions activity

Jack and the Beanstalk character description

Jack and the Beanstalk - if I had a magic bean writing activity


Please also see https://www.pobble365.com/ for inspiring pictures with writing /reading activities.



As a guide, Year 1s are currently recapping phase 3/4 and Year 2s are recapping phase 5. However, please check with the teachers regarding which phase would best suit your child. Please also see https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ for further resources and information.


Phase 3 phonics activity booklet

Phase 4 phonics activity booklet

Phase 5 phonics activity booklet

Phase 5 phonics answer booklet



Castles fact file

Labelling Castle features

Label a knight activity

A knights armour powerpoint



Year 2 Number and Place Value booklet

Year 2  Number Place and Value Workbook  - Answers.pdf

Year 1 Number and Place Value booklet

Year 1 Number and Place Value Workbook - Answers










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