Maths Logic

Can you solve these problems?

Good luck Mrs M

Problem 1

Ann, Boris, Carla, and David are talking about their favourite food. They know they all like different foods and these are: curry fish and chips lasagne chicken burgers

  • Boris does not like chips.
  • Ann will not eat chicken.
  • One of the boys likes fish.
  • One of the girls likes burgers.
  • Neither of the boys likes spicy food. Which person likes what food?


Problem 2

David, Eddie and Fred, three brothers, are marrying three sisters, Gina, Hana, and Iris.

Eddie is the oldest brother and Fred is the youngest brother.

Hana is the middle sister, while Iris is the oldest.

Fred works as a plumber and Gina is a computer programmer.

From the clues below can you find out who the couples are?

  • Hana is not engaged to the plumber.
  • The youngest girl will marry the middle brother.

The Hundred Word Challenge

Choose one of the images of the characters from the photos and write a characterisation using no more than 100 words. We want to know, not only what they look like, but clues about their personality.

Choose your words carefully, making sure every single word earns it’s place within the paragraph. Draw on your knowledge of creating an effect and ensure that the reader is able infer about your character. Use your sentence structures to add variety to your ideas.

Your homework is to write your own character description and then to write a comment on someone else’s 100 word challenge.

man cloudrobot1creature robot2 robot3

Fireworks Galore!

Remember, remember the fifth of NovemberGunpowder, treason and plot.

I see no reason, why gunpowder treason

Should ever be forgot.
Guy FawkesGuy Fawkes, guy, t’was his intent

To blow up king and parliament.

Three score barrels were laid below

To prove old England’s overthrow.
By God’s mercy he was catch’d

With a darkened lantern and burning match.

So, holler boys, holler boys, Let the bells ring.

Holler boys, holler boys, God save the king.

And what shall we do with him?

Burn him!

Write your own firework poem including onomatopoeia and or alliteration. There is an example below to get you started.


Onomatopoeia – bang! Whizz!

alliteration – fizzing flowing fireworks

Complex Halloween


Spooky times are upon us. Can you write some complex sentences based on the theme of Halloween?
Here are mine:

The witch, who was haggard and wizened, carefully added her most foul ingredients into the blackened cauldron.

Even though the room smelt like an Apothecary’s shop, the black cat seemed immune to the toxic smells around him.


This week our group explored some sayings or idioms we use in our everyday lives.
‘ Break a leg’. ‘ A wet blanket’. ‘A penny for your thoughts’ ‘ an arm and a leg’
We really had fun with these and can’t help slipping new examples into our conversations!
Share any you know or get your family to share some they know or you hear them say

Roman Numerals

This week some of us enjoyed finding out new facts about Roman Numerals. Can you share what you know or found out? Are there any good games you can play to help remember the symbols? Where do we see them in real life?