Wylye ValleyCofE VA Primary School

To aspire to being outstanding in everything we do by always aiming higher.

"Let your light shine in all you say and do" Matthew 5:16




Snatched from her tent whilst camping with her family in the Himalayas, Lady Agatha is missing! Rumour has it that YETIS roam here. Has she been kidnapped by a terrifying monster?


Read and enjoy Chapter 1 of the text together. You can use either link below for the story:


The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson (9781407132976/Paperback) | LoveReading (


Chapter 1 - The Abominables - YouTube


Look at the vocabulary in the chapter. Find these words and discuss the meaning; natives, ruins, unearthly, mournful, loomed, foul, distraught, fearsome, sacred, studded. Can you use the prefix or suffix to help you work out the meaning of some of the words? Can you find any other new or exciting words? Discuss meanings of these words. Look up some of the new words you have found in a dictionary or by using Word Hippo.


Thesaurus and Word Tools | WordHippo


Find some synonyms (words that mean the same or similar).

Create a wordsearch or a crossword for the words that you have explored today for someone in your family to attempt.

Year 3 Maths


In today's lesson you will be subtracting money. Here is a short video to help you understand how to do it.


Spr3.5.1 - Subtract money on Vimeo

Year 4 Maths


Today, you will be continuing your work on area and you will be looking at finding area by counting squares. Watch this lesson first-it might help you.


Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1) (



Here is your lesson link from Mrs Thornton. 


Exploring 4 beats in a bar (




Here is the link to PH Sports website where you can find lots of ideas for activities. They also have links to their videos. Have a go at one you haven't done before or, if you have a favourite, do that one again.


Resources for Schools | PH Sports