Danny Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl took lots of inspiration for this story from his own life. Some of his other, most famous, stories are also first mentioned in Danny the Champion of the World. You can find out more about the background to this novel here:
Now read and enjoy Chapters 2 and 3 of Danny the Champion of the World, ‘The Big Friendly Giant’ and ‘Cars and Kites and Fireballoons’ (from 6:06 minutes):
Note: It is advised that parents read/discuss Chapter 3 together with their child, in order that they can talk about the personal and environmental dangers of fire balloons/sky lanterns.
Create a character profile for Danny’s dad making sure you use words and phrases from the text.
Year 5 Maths
Multiplying a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number. Remember to use your knowledges of multiplying with a 1-digit number to help you with today's lesson.
Year 6 Maths
Watch this video lesson to help you to do today's task about translations and reflections.
Continuing the exploration of South America, today's lesson is all about Chile, one of the countries in this continent. Have a go at the quiz before you watch the video lesson.
Young Naturalist Award
We have been sent this PDF document by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. There are different activities that you might like to have a go at. At the end of the document, it gives an email address that you can send work/photos to. You may get a certificate in return.