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Burnley St Peter's

C of E Primary School

Autumn 2

Home Learning


w.b. 2nd November 2020

We are learning about Bonfire Night this week, learning why and how we celebrate it. We will spend the week ensuring the children understand need to stay safe at Fireworks Displays or if they celebrate at home. Please talk with your child about how to keep safe - ask them to recap what they have learnt in school and see if they could come up with any extra suggestions of ways to keep safe. 


w.b. 9th November 2020

Having had Remembrance Sunday on 08.11.20, Wednesday this week is Armistice Day. We will be learning all about why we celebrate Armistice Day and the valuable role of the armed forces. We will be holding a 2 minute silence at 11am on Wednesday and will share this short clip. Please watch this clip at home and talk with your child about what it represents and how it makes them feel.


w.b. 16th November 2020

We are learning about the Hindu festival of 'Diwali' this week. Please watch the video below that explains why Hindu's celebrate Diwali. 

The Hindu Story of Rama and Sita | Religions of the World

w.b. 23rd November 2020

Several of the children are still struggling to put on and zip up their coat. This week the Home Learning is to please show your child how to put on their coat and do the zip (or poppers) up, then practise this every day until they can do this independently. 


w.b. 30th November 2020

This week we are learning about Hanukkah. Please watch this video below with your child and discuss the similarities and differences between the Hanukkah and Diwali stories. 

The Jewish Story of Hanukkah | Religions of the World

w.b. 7th December 2020 & w.b. 14th December 2020

Over the next to weeks we will be learning all about the story of The First Christmas, practising for the Nativity performance and writing letters to Father Christmas. 


At home please discuss with your child your own family Christmas traditions, why and how you celebrate Christmas. Please then spend some family time together playing a game, reading Christmas stories and/or watching a Christmas film together.