Please find below daily activities for your child to complete while not able to attend school. These activities are centred on activities your child would participate in at school. There are also some general whole school activities too.
At least 15 minutes per day (Your school book or books you have at home)
Practice your year groups spellings and any other words you find tricky.
Suggestions for fun ways to practise your spellings can be found below.
BIG maths –
Doodle a Day for wellbeing
Doodling is relaxing and allows for creative expression. Take a piece of paper and each day add your own new doodle to it.
You could visit the following website:
Spend at least 30 minutes a day doing physical exercise.
If you can, try and get outside! Play in your garden or go for a walk (following government guidelines) with other people from your household.
If this is not possible, try:
Singing with RJ Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts
PLEASE NOTE: This can only be accessed via Facebook and so a parental log in will be needed.
Set a timer for 60 seconds. Write down as many animals as you can see in that time. Record your score.
Summarise (Reading Domain C) what you have read by creating a poster advertising all the different products that are provided by the rainforest.
English (Writing): For the next couple of weeks we will be looking at recipes:
Challenge yourself: Explain how recipes differ for different audiences.
Create sentences for the picture prompts (on the school website) that include imperative verbs and adverbs.
Challenge yourself: Can you create a fronted adverbial by using the adverb to begin your sentence? Don’t forget the comma!
Maths – Decimals https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
Watch the tutorial videos then complete the task-
For extra challenge play the spiralling decimals game on the NRich website:
Or revise fractions using the NCETM materials on the school website.
Computing: - Programming
Go to ‘Create' then 'Tutorials' then 'Getting Started'
Follow the tutorial to move your sprite (the cat) 10 spaces then get him to say hello.
Play around with the other controls in the side panel to see what you can get your sprite to do.
Science – States of Matter
Either, draw and label a diagram of the water cycle, create a poster or make a model showing – evaporation, condensation, precipitation and run off.
Challenge: Can you label the different states of water. Where is it a liquid, where is it a gas? Where might you find water as a solid in nature?
Read the rationing information sheet. Use this circle any foods that would’ve been limited during rationing.
PSHE link – discuss: What products are currently in short supply? Should the government reintroduce rationing? Why?
Read about the Kingdom of God (http://request.org.uk/jesus/parables/the-kingdom-of-god/#) and the parables of the ‘Pearl of Great Price’ and ‘Treasure in the Field’ (on school website).
Imagine you are the teacher and you need to teach your family about the Kingdom of God. Think about what you would say and maybe create some resources to help you.
This is the timetable that we will be using in school during the coming weeks.
You are free to structure your child's learning to suit your needs, however, if you are looking for structure, then hopefully you may find this useful.
Further information for each of the set activities can be found below.
Week beginning 16.3.2020
In Year 4 our topic is World Kitchen – the focus of this so far has been Food and Farming around the World with a particular focus on Fairtrade Chocolate.
Please can you:
- Research of different ingredients around the world (particularly in South America).
- Take a deeper look at the Fair-Trade Foundation website (https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/) to see the work that they do – Write 3 facts about what you have learned.
- Design a Fair-Trade Easter Egg that uses ingredients from around the world.
It is also Shakespeare Week this week and we have been learning about his sonnets.
Please can you:
In Maths, we have been learning about decimals and this week we are learning about tenths:
Please can you:
We are also in the Season of Lent which is a time for prayer, reflection, almsgiving and fasting.
Please can you:
Should you wish to have any other activities then Twinkl have a home learning pack suitable for Year 4. This can be downloaded free-of-charge using the code: UKTWINKLHELPS
Welcome to Year Four!
A reminder that PE is on Wednesday and Thursday
As scientists, we have been learning about the parts of the ear. We had great fun creating vibrations and listening to sounds.
Today we put our historical knowledge to the test as we recreated some key Roman Army tactical manoeuvres: The Tortoise, The Wedge, The Repel-Cavalry and The Orb.
In honour of the fallen soldiers, we explored remembrance poetry. We then used this inspiration to create our own poems.
As part of our 'Britain from the Air' topic, we have been learning how to use OS maps. We identified the different symbols and were able to use these to explain what we could find in our local area.
We even managed to find St Anne's School and Church!
In Year 4 we recycle!
We are very excited about the new recycling bins dropped off to us by the school councillors today. We can't wait to start using them!
Oh No We Didn't!
We loved celebrating our fantastic attendance in Year 4 with a trip to the panto. Watching 'Beauty and the Beast' at Bedworth Civic Hall was a great reward - even if we did get soaking wet!
The Year 4 children were really getting in the Christmas spirit at the school disco this week. Great moves!
A fantastic end to a wonderful first term. Enjoy your break, Year 4 and we'll see you in the new year!
Shakespeare Birth Place Trust
I couldn't be more proud of Year 4 today after a fantastic visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon. Everyone, from the other teaching staff, to the staff from the Birthplace Trust and even members of the public, commented on the enthusiasm, professionalism and manners of the children as they lead tours around the town. We all had a fantastic day!
We are geographers!
Today we created some fortune tellers which helped us to learn the European capital cities. They were very tricky to learn (just ask our parents!) but we did a good job.