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Year 4 2020 - 2021

Welcome to our Year 4 Page

Swimming

The School's Swimming programme restarts for Year 4 children during the week beginning 14th September. The allocated lessons slots are:

Class 4S        Wednesday afternoons.

Class 4K        Thursday afternoons.

The letter below, entitled 'Swimming Letter', gives information that you and your child will need to know before going swimming. There is also a video to watch, called Withington, in which you can see what the safety measures at the pool are and what to expect upon arrival. Please watch this with your child.

Withington

 

 

Our online learning continues below. 

Remember to look for 4S and 4K on class dojo for messages and to give in your learning.  We can't wait to hear from you!


Support for Home Learning during Coronavirus Pandemic:

On this page, you will find home learning resources, links to websites and a suggested timetable that have been put together to support families having to work with children at home due to school closure. We have also included links to National Curriculum documents for core subjects and half-termly overviews so you have an idea of what is covered in school. Please make sure you scroll through the whole page to see what is included. During this time of school closure, we ask that you check the school website regularly for any important updates or information. We will continue to add to the home learning resources for each year group over this time.


Home Learning

 

Click here to download this week's timetable: 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Literacy 

 

Complete an autumn poem based upon your senses, or anything autumnal that we have studied over the past week.

Read through these poems to help you: Autumn poem examples

Please complete the activity on page 4, practising fronted adverbials in descriptive sentences.  If you do not yet have the booklet at home you can download it by clicking below.

Autumn literacy activities

Complete the activities, Lost Property Nightmare on page 11

and the comprehension on page 12, Rabbit's Sticky Situation

 

Autumn literacy activities

 
 

MORNING BREAK

Numeracy 

 

Watch this video: https://vimeo.com/463005479

Complete this activity: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Y4-Autumn-Block-2-WO5-Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-no-exchange-2019.pdf

Answers: Tuesday answers

Practise your set times tables on TT Rockstrars.

Watch this video: https://vimeo.com/463345973

Complete this activity: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Y3-Autumn-Block-2-WO16-Subtract-a-3-digit-number-from-a-3-digit-number-exchange-2019.pdf

Answers: Wednesday answers

Practise your set times tables on TT Rockstrars.

Complete a subtraction activity on Mathletics.

Watch this video: https://vimeo.com/463378320

Complete this activity: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Y4-Autumn-Block-2-WO6-Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-one-exchange-2019.pdf

Answers: Thursday answers

Practise your set times tables on TT Rockstrars.

Watch this video: https://vimeo.com/465337176

Complete this activity: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Y4-Autumn-Block-2-WO7-Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-more-than-one-exchange-2019.pdf

Answers: Friday answers

Practise your set times tables on TT Rockstrars.

Complete a subtraction activity on Mathletics.

 

LUNCH BREAK

Foundation subjects

2 hours

 

Art: Egyptian necklaces

 

Geography: The journey of a river

Watch the presentation above and complete a diagram and description of a how a river forms.

Science: The digestive system

You have been learning about teeth recently - now it's time for the digestive system!

Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwrsL-lCZYo&list=PLPdyAjkyaL3K1cRd5ieq3Nxfkke4WVJz-&index=22

Complete this activity: https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/human-body/digestion/

Play this game (allow flash to run): https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/health/anatomy/digestion/digestion_game_quiz.htm

or this game: https://h5p.org/h5p/embed/936030

 

Music: 

Watch this example of body percussion: Example

Watch these nursery rhymes:

 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star    Old MacDonald had a farm   Incy Wincy Spider

Create a body percussion for one of the nursery rhymes above, or one of your choosing. How creative can you be?

P.E.

 

Support for Home Learning during Coronavirus Pandemic:

On this page, you will find home learning resources, links to websites and a suggested timetable that have been put together to support families having to work with children at home due to school closure. We have also included links to National Curriculum documents for core subjects and half-termly overviews so you have an idea of what is covered in school. Please make sure you scroll through the whole page to see what is included. During this time of school closure, we ask that you check the school website regularly for any important updates or information. We will continue to add to the home learning resources for each year group over this time. 

 

Here are some guides to help you access some of the educational websites listed on this page.


Teacher Teacher
Mrs Saunders Mr Kincaid

 

Mrs Saunders is the class teacher in Class 4S and Mr Kincaid is the class teacher in Class 4K

 

Core Subjects

We follow the objectives set in the National Curriculum. Below are links to these documents for the core subjects (mathematics, English and science).


Foundation Subjects

Below are links to our topic letters that we send out at the start of each half-term.

  • Autumn 1:
  • Autumn 2: 
  • Spring 1: 
  • Spring 2:
  • Summer 1:
  • Summer 2:

Home Learning

Below are some links to websites that have various resources and interactive games to help with your child’s learning. These are a great way to consolidate what we have learnt in school. Children have been given usernames and passwords for Mathletics, Times Tables Rock Stars, Oxford Owl and Espresso.

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Manchester,
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