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Crosshall Junior Academy Trust

Ask Your Child a Question


We know that you often ask your children about their school day and that, sometimes, the response is "Nothing". Every week we will give you a question to ask your child, which relate to things they have learnt that week. We will keep a log the questions here in case you miss it in the newsletter

Week Beginning

14th December 2020

What is your proudest moment of Year Three this term?

Can you name all seven continents and the five oceans?

Can you name three rights of a child as laid out in the UNICEF Children’s Bill of Rights?

Who is Charles Darwin and why was his theory so controversial?


Week Beginning

7th December 2020

Can you re-tell the Nativity story?

Can you think of 3 persuasive techniques?

What is the difference between perimeter and area?

What is the sum of all the interior angles in a triangle and in a quadrilateral?


Week Beginning

30th November 2020

What does RaPa CoDa Numbo mean?

How do you multiply and divide a number by 10 and 100?

Why do Christians observe Advent?

What does equivalent mean and how can you find equivalent fractions?


Week Beginning 23rd November 2020

Can you name at least three features of a play script?

Can you name any features of a diamante poem?

What is the definition of bullying?  Can you name three people you could talk to if you were worried about bullying?

What is an imperative verb and where are they commonly used?


Week Beginning

16th November 2020

Can you name the seven continents?

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Can you list all the factors of 60?  Are any of the factors prime?

What is a squared and cubed number?


Week Beginning 9th November 2020

Can you find three objects in your house that you can push, pull or twist?

What images were drawn by the Stone Age people?


What are the main features of a non-chronological report?

How do you play Pok-a-Tok?

Week Beginning 2nd November 2020

What is a simile?

How many syllables are on each line in a Haiku poem?

What is the difference between a coil pot and a thumb pot?

How are polar bears adapted to their environment?

Week Beginning 19th October 2020 

What is the most interesting fact you learnt about the history of St Neots?

How can you keep safe online?

What are the key rules when handling the ball in tag rugby?

What is the lowest common multiple of 4 and 7?


Week Beginning 12th October 2020 

Can you name some features of a non-chronological report?

Can you name some features of instruction texts?

What makes chocolate an inappropriate material for a door handle?

What is the difference between a phrase and a clause? 


Week Beginning 5th October 2020 

What is an imperative verb?

How do Sikh people name their babies?

Which scene from The Piano was the most emotional for you and why?

Where did the Maya live?



Week Beginning 28th September 2020

What are the three main types of teeth and what do they do?

How do you round a three digit number to its nearest ten?

How would you write your date of birth in Roman Numerals?  Bonus challenge: can you read the year of production on a BBC programme?

What is a protractor used for and how would one use it?