Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School



Date: 21.01.21

L.O. To develop my understanding of multiplying 2-digits by 1-digit

Today you will continue to develop your understanding of the formal written method of multiplication. Remember these calculations need to be set out neatly so that you are accurately lining up the digits in the correct place value columns.

Note to parents: the video shows 2 different ways of setting out this calculations. The one we show to children in school is referred to in the video as the 3rd method and it is shown at 6mins and 11 secs,.


Written method of multiplication shown in school

Multiply 2-digits by 1-digit


Date: Thursday 21st January 2021

L.O: To retell a story in my own words

Today you are going to be writing the whole story of the Robin's journey from Scandinavia to the UK, using the planning we have done for the opening, build-up, climax and ending. There is no video for today's lesson, instead you need to re-read all of your planning. If you need to remind yourself of the short film, the link to our first lesson is below - the film starts when there is about 11:50 left. 


Your success criteria:

  • Powerful, appropriate adjectives to describe the robin, other characters and the settings
  • Commas between two adjectives
  • Adverbs to describe verbs
  • Additional details to make your writing more interesting
  • Sentences starting in a variety of ways
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Neat, cursive handwriting


Date: Thursday 21st January 2021

L.O To investigate pitch and frequency

In this lesson you will explore in more detail what pitch and frequency is and the relationship between the two. Follow the teacher's instructions, repeating the words after her and carrying out the actions. Pause the video when told to do the tasks set.  Do the quiz before you start the lesson, then watch the video, then do the final quiz.


How do different animals hear?


Building on our Science lesson, here is an extra little clip about how animals hear to survive. 

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