Captain Tom Moore – all classes

What’s going on?

99-year-old British war veteran, Captain Tom Moore has completed 100 laps of his 25m back garden in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire! He has raised over £28 million for Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) and has received donations to his fundraising challenge from all around the world! Captain Tom began raising funds to thank NHS staff who helped him with treatment for cancer and a broken hip, he originally aimed to raise just £1000 but quickly passed his target!

How can one person make a big difference?

Listen, think, share
Look at the poster image, it is Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old war veteran from Bedfordshire who recently raised over £28 million for the NHS by completed 100 laps of his garden for his 100th birthday!
Read through the information found in the resource, all about Captain Tom Moore’s incredible achievement. Talk about how sometimes it’s not the biggest actions that can have the biggest impact and that all of the things that we do affect the world around us! Captain Tom didn’t even leave his garden but managed to raise a lot of money and raise the spirits of the nation!

Can you think of anything we can do at the moment to help others?
Watch the video clips:

Captain Tom Moore fundraising news story
Tom Moore receiving a Pride of Britain Award

Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun who dedicated her life to helping others said, “If you cannot feed a hundred people, feed one.” Talk about what you think
she meant by this? Do you agree?

However small we think our actions are, we can all contribute to help make a positive difference to the world around us. At some point, to someone or something,
our actions matter!


Challenge 1 – Write a letter or thank you card and send it to someone who has made a difference in your local community, this could be family member or neighbour.

Challenge 2 – Draw a picture of Captain Tom Moore completing his challenge.

Captain Tom Moore Resource – April 2020



Road and Cycle Safety Activities – all classes

Children may be using local roads for their daily exercise and when restrictions do lift, we need to ensure children still have the knowledge to make those trips safely. Although there is much less traffic, there is evidence to suggest some drivers are driving too quickly.

Below are many activities for children with quizzes and information about road safety.

Pocketsize Road Safety – Distractions (KS2)

Pocketsize Road Safety Hold Hands! (Early Years KS1)

Pocketsize Road Safety Newspaper articles (KS2)

Pocketsize Road Safety Planning a Safe Route to School (KS2)

Pocketsize Road Safety Road Ready Quiz (KS2)

Road safety Partnership Education letter – for parents

Road Safety Safe Cycling with Children – Information for parents

Road Safety Partnership Worksheet 2020 Generic


Picture This News activitiy – All Classes home learning

Picture This News Paper – read about this weeks news including: Most powerful supernova in the universe; Passenger accidentally ejects himself from jet and Rosie the penguin turns 30!

Picture News Paper – 27th April

Story: The sale of video games has increased by 44% in the UK during the lockdown period.

Question:  Are video games the next best thing to our real lives?

Picture News Prompt 1

Picture News Prompt 2

Game Instructions Plan

Video Game Review

Learning from Home Ideas – 27th April

Picture News at Home – 27th April


Launch of BBC Bitesize and Oak National Academy

Launch of BBC Bitesize

The BBC has today launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.

BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:



Launch of the Oak National Academy online classroom and resource hub

The sector-led Oak National Academy has today launched its online classroom and resource hub. The Academy offers 180 video lessons each week for schools to use, across a broad range of subjects. The lessons cover children in Reception through to Year 10 and are free to use by both teachers and young people.

The Oak National Academy can be accessed here:

These daily lessons can be used in addition to the learning set by your teacher.