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Summer Reading Challenge 2020

The Reading Agency Summer Reading Challenge launches today! You can join online, create your own avatar and record all of your reading. You can read books you have at home, newspapers, comics, magazines and e-books. Click here to access the Silly Squad website and sign up.To access e-books at home, you can join Sheffield Library for free. Clic...

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Dance Monkey body percussion fun for all year groups

CLICK HERE to learn a fun body percussion routine to 'Dance Monkey'.CHALLENGE 1:  can you work out where the body percussion patterns repeat for the verses and choruses?CHALLENGE 2:  can you learn the patterns off by heart so that you don't have to watch the YouTube clip, just listen to it?CHALLENGE 3:  can you teach it to ...
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KS2 Sunny Day Sing a long

CLICK HERE to sing along to one of our popular assembly songs in KS2.  CHALLENGE 1 can you teach it to the rest of the members of your family?CHALLENGE 2 how many verses and choruses are there in the song?CHALLENGE 3 as you sing along, mute the sound and keep singing... when you unmute it (eg 20 seconds later) are you at the sam...

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World Environment Day and World Oceans Day

On 5th June it is World Environment Day and it is World Oceans Day on 8th June! Think about how you can help to protect the planet this weekend and enjoy one of my favourite ocean stories! 

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The Ickabog!


Who loves Harry Potter? Yes! I know you all do! Well the author of the Harry Potter books, JK Rowling is releasing her latest children's books 'The Ickabog' free in instalments each day from 28th May. If you've not started reading it already you can catch up with the chapters already released and then enjoy a couple of chapters a day until Jul...
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Y6 Brass Band session 2nd June

Hello to all brass band players in Y6.   Here's Andy's newest lockdown tutorial for you to get practising at home.  Happy music making!  

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Y3-Y6 - Free Zoom Choir Opportunity from Sheffield Music Hub

CLICK HERE to see details of a free Zoom Choir opportunity being run by Sheffield Music Hub.  For the first time since schools closed, you can now sign up as a new member of one of Sheffield Music Hub's choirs, completely free of charge!Festival ChoirTuesdays 3.30pm-4.30pm Choir Leader - Laura Steelyard Age - Y3-Y6Price - No cha...
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Y5 - New PBuzz Session! 2nd June

 Hello to Y5 Pbuzzers!   Here's Andy's next PBuzz session for you!  Happy Music Making!

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Mrs Coats' Lockdown Assembly - 2nd June

 Join Mrs Coats and the whole Beck school community for Lockdown Assembly! This week Mrs Coats shares some pictures of what children have been up to over half term. She also talks about the preparations going on in school for more children returning after 15th June. Look out also for a guest appearance form Miss Willoughby who introduces Empat...

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EYFS, KS1 + KS2 - Over 50 free home singing activities


NYCOS stands for National Youth Choir of Scotland. They uploaded brilliant lockdown children's singing activities.CLICK HERE to go to browse through 50 singing activities to try at home - go on... find one you like!CLICK HERE for their newest challenge called "Wee Summer Sing" - it's a free project for children aged 5-8 starting toda...
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Mental Health Awareness Week

 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. A fantastic way to improve your mental health is to take some time out and relax, think, breath and reflect.Have a look at Cosmic Kids Yoga on YouTube and their Guided Relaxation playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAgUMTexJVs&list=PL8snGkhBF7njO0QvtE97AJFL3xZYQSGh5
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Arts Award - Awesome work to share


Here's some fantastic Arts Award art work to share from Perry and Megan, who are both undertaking the arts journal.  Who else would like to share their art journal photos?  Email your photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Enjoy being creative!
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Arches SSP -


Here's a tweet from @ArchesSSP that you might like to have a go at...With half term next week why not take part in our #HalfTermHealthySelfie Challenge! Just send us a selfie of you being active and healthy... We will chose our top 10 who will win an Arches medal! Just use the #HalfTermHealthySelfie to get involved! #StayInWorkOut #HalfTerm
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Swimming

If you're missing being in the pool why not have a go at a few of these 'try at home' activities from Sheffield School Swimming and Swim England...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEUycqvr5cQhttps://www.swimming.org/swimengland/free-home-school-activities/
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Football Skills - EYFS & KS1

If you love football why not have a look at the Kixx UK YouTube channel who have a range of videos for EYFS and KS1 children to have a go at to help improve their football and PE literacy skills...https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyNG9LBfnbR-d3GWsXumH-g
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#ThisIsPE - Orienteering

I've shared this hashtag before from Yorkshire Sport and hope that lots of you have been having a go. The lessons are great fun. You can find them all on Twitter or YouTube.This week's lesson is orienteering and it's from ME!!! Check it out...  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCjNvdHzGc0&t=54s
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Arts Award - signposting to illustrators


To help you with your research activity 7 + 8 + 9 in your arts journal, here are some examples of some well known children's book illustrators with direct links to their websites:CLICK HERE for Alex Scheffler (illustrated 'The Gruffalo' and other Julia Donaldson books)CLICK HERE for Quentin Blake (illustrated Roald Dahl's books and D...
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Take part in Beck Primary's Virtual Choir Project!


Do you like singing?   Do you want to DO SOMETHING CREATIVE in your own home that will be part of a bigger thing?I wanted to create a Beck Primary School Virtual Choir piece that we can upload onto our school YouTube account.  You can then share it with your family and friends and show how much we all care about l...
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Mrs Coats' Lockdown Assembly - 19th May

Join Mrs Coats and the whole Beck Community for the latest Lockdown Assembly. This week Mrs Coats talks about the possible return to school for some children and what this might be like. She introduces the fun activities for Half Term and shares some amazing home learning. Please send photos of your Half Term Fun to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..&...

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Y5 - PBuzz Tutorial No 2


Hello to all Y5's who have taken a PBuzz Home!  If you would still like to join in with the pbuzz online tuition, phone school to arrange picking up a pbuzz, and then follow the links to Pbuzz youtube tutorials in the music blogs.  Once in YouTube, you can click on the link in the description below Andy's tutorial to get informa...

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