Book of the Week
Key Stage 1
Author and Illustrator – Lizzy Stewart
Publisher – Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Paperback – 9781786037015
eBook – Kindle
Juniper Jupiter is a real-life superhero. It’s no big deal. She’s super brave, super-fast, super strong, super smart and she can even fly, but something is missing.
What’s a hero without an amazing sidekick? It turns out that lots of people want to be a superhero’s sidekick, but none of them are quite right. Will Juniper ever find the perfect one?
Upper Key Stage 2
Author – Jo Cotterill
Illustrator – Cathy Brett
Publisher – Oxford University Press
Paperback – 9780192743558
eBook – Kindle
Holly Sparkes is just your average 12-year-old, that is, until she’s hit by a bolt of lightning.
Now Holly is EXTRAordinary. Like a human battery Holly can generate a massive amount of electricity in seconds, which could come in handy if she’s ever going to solve the mystery of her best friend’s disappearance. Because when you’re dealing with the likes of Professor Macavity and the mysterious CyberSky corporation, you need all the help you can get!
With comic strip sections mixed with the text, this is an exciting read.
Website of the Week
Artefact of the Week
Florence Nightingale was a real-life superhero. This replica of a sash was worn by the nurses Florence took to Scutari, Turkey where they nursed soldiers injured in the Crimean war.
Answer: She was called the ‘Lady with the Lamp’ because every night she walked through the wards of the Scutari hospital with a lantern to check on her patients.
Answer: In 1907, Florence became the first woman to receive the Order of Merit, an award given by the queen for super-special work.
Picture/Clip of the Week
Challenge of the Week
Which is your favourite Superhero and why?
Read about Superheroes. Choose one of the Superheroes and click on the link to find out more about them.
Look for an opportunity to be a Superhero this week.
We may not have superpowers, but we can all be Superheroes by being kind and helpful. Help someone in your house, send someone who is on their own a picture or letter or phone them for a chat.
- Activity Area – Week 1 – Chocolate
- Activity Area – Week 2 – Animals
- Activity Area – Week 3 – Reaching for the Moon
- Activity Area – Week 4 – Space
- Activity Area – Week 5 – The Body
- Activity Area – Week 6 – The Human Body
- Activity Area – Week 7 – Castles
- Activity Area – Week 8 – Castles II
- Activity Area – Week 9 – Growth
- Activity Area – Week 10 – Growth II
- Activity Area – Week 11 – Journeys
- Activity Area – Week 12 – Journeys II
- Activity Area – Week 13 – Superheroes
- Parent Timetables for KS1 and KS2