St Philip's Church of England

Controlled Primary School



This week we shall complete the series of five lessons on the Louis Sachar story Holes, a modern classic for children. The lessons can be found on the Oak National Academy. The link is provided in the morning email and you can also access the lessons via the link below.


Lesson Five - Monday 11th January


Tuesday 12th January

Tom's Midnight Garden

Read Chapter One and answer the questions. 

Wednesday 13th January

Tom's Midnight Garden

Read Chapter 2 and answer the questions. 


Thursday 14th January

Read the chapter carefully then do the task listed on Purple Mash. 

Friday 15th January


Today we are going to hear why Tom's Midnight Garden has become such an interesting and magical book for children.

When you have listened to him talking, read the extract which describes the midnight garden. Find everything you can that describes the garden - things in it, the position of different features, the surrounding fields and use the description to create a map of the garden. Label each feature neatly.