St John's C of E Primary School

"Use your God-given gifts to serve others." 1 Peter 4: 10


Welcome to week 6 of remote learning. This week we are continuing to focus on bees!

Focus text: How Bees make Honey - Explanation writing



  1. LO: To use precise vocabulary

In this lesson, we are going to create a word bank by generating different nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs to use in our writing.

Here is an example to start:



2. LO: To practise and apply knowledge of compound words, including test

In this lesson, we will practise and apply our knowledge of compound words. We will learn how to practise using the spot the syllable strategy.



3. LO: To orally explain a process

In this lesson, we will practise retelling the process of honey orally. You will practise using the precise vocabulary and sentence starters you have learnt already and then put all this into two written sentences at the end.

Choose two  pictures. Write your sentences here using these sequencing pictures:



4. LO: To plan an explanation text

In this lesson, we will write a plan, using our word bank and sequencing pictures to help us.

Complete this sheet: Go to BGFL, click on the square called shared files, click on your class folder, click on the file called Thurs Bee Plan, now click edit (top left hand corner) and you can write on the sheet. If it wiggles then click the lock box (bottom right hand side of the page).




The Chinese New Year of 2021 falls on Friday 12th February. 2021 is a Year of the Ox according to Chinese zodiac.

Chinese New Year Activities:


This document is interactive. Here is a link to help you complete this interactive document:


Maybe you could enter it in the Art Competition!



  • Dance like a Chinese dragon!

Play this Chinese New Year music on Youtube as you move: