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Picture News Ideas

We would have used the following resources in our Assemblies this week and to prompt discussions around the theme in lessons – please take a look and use the ideas for you child during the week ahead.

W/c Monday 20th July

Story: A new voucher scheme offering 50% restaurant meals in August was recently announced by the government.

Question: Do you think free vouchers are a good idea to help struggling shops and restaurants?

Learning from Home Ideas – Vouchers…a good idea or not?

Assembly Resource

British Values – Rule of Law

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Robotic birds in flight!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Do you like any of these shops?

Resource 2 – Should the government help?

Eat Out to Help Out

Favourite Shop

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 13th July

Story: A new traffic light safety system, awarding different colours to countries depending on the number of coronavirus cases there has been announced by the UK government.

Question: Are holidays important?

Learning from Home Ideas – Are holidays important?

Assembly Resource

British Values – Mutual Respect

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Whale sharks and hot dog eating champions!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Are these all holidays?

Resource 2 – What is a holiday?

Setting description

Suitcases

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 6th July

Story: A red, white and blue paint job on the Prime Minister’s plane has recently been revealed.

Question: How important are first impressions?

Learning from Home Ideas – First Impressions

Assembly Resource

British Values – Individual Liberty

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Socially distancing dogs, Playing Opera to plants!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – What are you wearing?

Resource 2 – Have you been a representative?

My Smart Outfit Design

Being a representitive

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 29th June

Story: Many statues around the world have been questioned for their purpose and value in recent weeks.

Question: Why do we have statues?

Learning from Home Ideas – Statues

Assembly Resource

British Values – Democracy

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Edge of Space to the Ocean Floor

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Have you seen a statue before?

Resource 2 – Should these people have statues?

Living Statues

Biography

Picture News Prompt 1

Picture News Prompt 2

 

W/c Monday 22nd June

Story: Following a three-month closure period, Chester Zoo and many other zoos have been allowed to reopen.

Question: Should zoos have been allowed to reopen earlier?

Learning from Home Ideas – Chester Zoo

Assembly Resource

British Values – Rule of Law

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Gorilla has a CT scan!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Do you know your animals?

Resource 2 – Why do we have zoos?

Wild Animal Fact File

Wild Animal Silhouettes

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 15th June

Story: One parent’s solution to helping her children manage money during the lockdown period was to buy a vending machine for the family!

Question: How should we learn to manage our money?

Learning from Home Ideas – Money, Money, Money!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Individual Liberty

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Superhero Face Masks & Spiny Seahorses!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – How do you get money?

Resource 2 – Pocket Money

Currency

Money Box Design

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 8th June

Story: As some children return to school, we think about how our routines have changed during this time.

Question:  How important is it to have a routine?

Learning from Home Ideas – Routines!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Individual Liberty

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – “Dumbo” octopus!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Luda’s Day

Resource 2 – Arthur’s Day

Routines

Timetables

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 1st June

Story: Why do people choose the jobs they do?

Learning from Home Ideas – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Individual Liberty

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Lego Beehive & Drone Deliveries!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Do you like the sound of any of these jobs?

Resource 2 – Who enjoys their job?

Jobs

Money

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 25th May

Story: Should we always believe what we hear from the news?

Learning from Home Ideas – News! News! News!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Rule of Law

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Amazing Skateboarder! – White Stork Chicks born in UK

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – How do you prefer to hear the news?

Resource 2 – Can you spot Fake news?

What’s in the news?

Media Maths

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 18th May

Story: If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

Learning from Home Ideas – Design your dream home!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Respect

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Video calling eels! – British Sign Language

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Where we live

Resource 2 – How we design our homes

Animal Homes

Dream Home Design

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

W/c Monday 11th May

Story:  Who does outer space belong to?

Learning from Home Ideas – Stars and Space!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Democracy

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Cirque du Soleil at home – “Spy” Gorilla robot!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Stars!

Resource 2 – The Outer Space Treaty

Space Art

Star Maths

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

VE DAY SPECIAL – Friday 8th May

VE Day 75th Anniversary 2020 – What is VE Day? Listen, think, share…

VE Day – Memories of a 12yr old evacuee by Jack Woods

w/c Monday 4th May

Story: The toy world has a new craze – llamas!

Learning from Home Ideas – Design and make a toy!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Individual Liberty

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Robots delivery shopping & Happy Birthday Hubble!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Have you heard of these toys?

Resource 2 – What toys did your grown ups have?

Toy Design

My Favourite Toy

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

April 2020 Special News!

Special Resource – Captain Tom Moore – How can one person make a big difference?

Captain Tom Moore – Can you think of a local hero?

Picture News Paper – Create your own Newspaper!

 

W/c Monday 27th April 2020

Learning from Home Ideas – Video Games!

Assembly Resource

British Values – Respect

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Supernova & Rosie the Penguin turns 30yrs old!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – What is a video game?

Resource 2 – Different Games you might have played

Game Instructions Plan

Video Game Review

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

W/c Monday 20th April 2020

Learning from Home Ideas – Places we go

Assembly Resource

British Values – Rule of Law

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper – Daleks and Spiders!

How to use Picture News

Resource 1 – Maps

Resource 2 – Journeys

Holiday Brochure Plan

My Journey

KS1 Prompt

KS2 Prompt

 

W/c Monday 6th April 2020

Learning from Home Ideas

Assembly Resource

British Values

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper

Resource 1

Resource 2

Animal Watch

Picture News Prompt 1

Picture News Prompt 2

Create your own wild animal

 

W/c Monday 30th March 2020

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper

Picture News Resource England

Resource 1

Resource 2

Assembly Resource

British Values

Letter to a friend or relative plan

My Favourite Activity

Picture News Prompt 1

Picture News Prompt 2

Learning from Home Ideas

 

W/c Monday 23rd March 2020

Overview KS1 & KS2

Virgin Galactic Writing Plan

Learning from Home Ideas

Virgin Galactica

Picture News at Home

Picture News Paper

Resource 1 – Planets

Resource 2 – Space Facts

Planet Fact File

Picture News Prompt 1

Picture News Prompt 2

 

 

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