The government guidance and restrictions mean that we are unable to admit Year 4 back full time like we have for other year groups. However, for those families who have expressed a wish for their child to return before the end of term we have arranged 4 days next week for the children to spend some time in school. They can attend Monday to Thursday next week at the times indicated in the attached document. Please read it very carefully- our experience of other year groups returning is that not everyone is reading the guidelines as closely as they should and as a result are turning up at the wrong gates at the wrong time. If you do not wish to take advantage of this offer for your child please contact school directly. Thank you **This information is for those who indicated YES on the recent survey. This plan is based on those numbers. If you indicated NO please do not arrive with your child.**
Good morning class 4. Please see the work I have set out for you to do, if you are still at home, in the documents list below. This week I have provided you with another project to do, this time on celebrations, a link to lots of art activities and a new topic of Yoga. I have also concengrated your English work (including the RICs) on film this week. I hope that you are all reading regularly and taking every opportunity to do some independent learning. Please share some pictures of things that you have been doing and I will add these to our galleries if you send them to me. Don’t forget, if you want to access Espresso from home then email me on email@example.com for the login. Take care everyone and stay safe. Mr. Walsh
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Online safety Information for Parents
It is likely that many children will be spending a lot of time online whilst the enforced closure and lockdown is in place. Please remain vigilante at all times regarding this and ensure you are fully aware of what your children are doing and where they are going online. This is of particular importance with respect to social media, chatrooms, house party, zoom etc. Unfortunately there are people who would take advantage of the current situation and we need to be extra careful with what the children are accessing online. The following links are to support you as parents in keeping your children safe online.
Thank you for your continuing support and patience in these unusual circumstances.
Please find here some useful documents and guidance to enable your child to learn more effectively at home. These are all courtesy of the Education Endowment Trust.
Links to lots of free reading resources and materials in this document:
This video is from the Education Endowment Trust and is designed to help you establish some useful learning routines at home for your child.
SURPRISE!! To thank you for your efforts on Numbots, Mr Keddie will deliver an Easter Egg to your house next Wednesday! All you need to do is go on Numbots in the next week. Don't worry if you are behind others as it'll be your effort from now. (eg if you have completed 31 games (now) and then do 24 more, the 24 will count.) Lydia will definitely be getting an egg for her wonderful efforts so far (I hope you agree this is fair!?) Prizes for the top 3 most improved in the categories of Most number of games AND total coins earned. Good luck
Here are the scores for Year 4 Numbots. If you haven't logged on to Numbots your name is not on the list. Remember your login in is the same as TT Rockstars. There'll be an exciting competition announced soon with prizes delivered to your door!
These are some pictures of things children have done from last week. It would be nice to see a few more this next week, so don't forget to send pictures of what you have been doing, or just drop a message on the message board. Take care. Mr Walsh
Each stair is 20cm so 10 stairs is 2 metres. The height of the tallest building in Leeds is 110m. Can you go up 550 stairs in a week so make this height? or even in a day!!
Below are virtual tours of some of the worlds great museums and a google earth tour of some of the world's great wonders
Information to help your child's learning to continue
Please find here a breakdown of lots of different activities which your child can complete this week. The Wyrmstooth Crown is an original story and the link to the audio book is on the PDF. You have lots of activities linked to this book in your pack. I have also included some activities including RICs for your reading book that you took home This is a link for continuing your learning in mathematics and this week it's all about tenths and hundredths: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ Try these: Joe Wicks - The body coach TV on YouTube followed by Super Sentence Stacking from Jane Considine at 9:45 on You Tube Finally found a version of the Wyrmstooth Crown that you don't need to listen to and can just read: see below.
Links from week 1 23/3/20
Live streaming sites:
Hear Wonder being read to you (great story) by the author RJ Palacio. This is the link:
Here is a link to clips for telling the time KS2.
Here are some short clips about lots of different areas of Maths.
CHALLENGE- Can you make some notes about each of the sections on paper? Email a photo of your hard work to Mr Keddie
Here is a Maths game where you need to answer questions to move onto the next level. One of the monsters you battle looks like Mr K!!
Here are some links that you may find useful from
This is a link to a booklet on mindfulness and home learning - fun activities: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education
This is a link to the Government list of educational resources for home learning: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education
This is a link to a video Mrs Lillitos has posted to do with describing a setting. Take a look and have a go! :)
You can access this week's maths lessons here: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ This is a link to work which supports the White Rose scheme and is free to download: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ They also have a free site where children can practice online tables, reading etc using games: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/product-category/beta/ Try something a bit different with the Lego 30 day challenge: https://www.facebook.com/LEGO-30-DAY-Challenge-104732144510111/?eid=ARBc06pmMTmrcc4JDrdaomxFjuu2ta9M8jJyGvSDeNHw1hbAeBPzqBzYFDjhNZFdYJ8Zva0fs2Pkwvwp&fref=tag
The fun stuff for Easter collection involves lots of scavenger hunts, things to make and fun sites to visit. Next up are the activity bingo grids with loads of different ideas for things for you to try. Also there are links to 60 virtual trips that you can take to aquariums, art galleries and museums, famous places, landmarks and buildings, history museums, music and film centres' science centres, sites to do with space and planets, and last but not least trips to zoos and web sites of animal cameras. Enjoy! The White Rose Easter activities are here: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/easter-fun/
Please find work ideas for week one here for you to select from. I have included archived messages and weblinks from week 2 and Easter here as well. The BBC Bitesize site (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-lessons/1) has 3 video supported lessons per day and the Oak National Academy (https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4/#subjects) has taught lessons for you to listen to and join in with. There are lots of other ideas in the documents below. If you have any trouble with accessing these, please let me know.
Please find work ideas for week two here for you to select from. I have included archived messages and weblinks from week 1 here as well. The BBC Bitesize site (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-lessons/1) has 3 video supported lessons per day and the Oak National Academy (https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule) has taught lessons for you to listen to and join in with. There are lots of other ideas in the documents below. You can also go back and try any of the activities from previous weeks too. If you have any trouble with accessing any of these, please let me know.
Please find work ideas for week two here for you to select from. I have included archived messages and weblinks from week 2 here as well. The BBC Bitesize site (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-lessons/1) has 3 video supported lessons per day and the Oak National Academy (https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule) has taught lessons for you to listen to and join in with. I have included some RICs and some writing activities too. There are lots of other ideas in the documents below. You can also go back and try any of the activities from previous weeks too. If you have any trouble with accessing any of these, please let me know.
A prayer for VE Day
From the Act of Commitment for Peace
Lord God our Father,
we pledge ourselves to serve you and all humankind, in the cause of peace,
for the relief of want and suffering,
and for the praise of your name.
Guide us by your Spirit;
give us wisdom;
give us courage;
give us hope;
and keep us faithful now and always.
Here are some activities for you for VE Day
Lots of links for you all here to dip into. I have added the White Rose Worksheets and answers in this week's list as you cannot access them directly anymore. This week also includes an assembly from the Oaks Academy along with the weekly activities and a day's worth of fun Roman activities. There are two practical science ideas to have a go at and an activity linked to Isambard Kingdom Brunel, not to mention art, music etc. Have fun!
There are lots of links for you all to dip into here. I have added the White Rose Maths Worksheets and answers in this week's list as you cannot access them directly anymore. This week again includes an assembly from the Oaks Academy along with the weekly activities and there are a week’s worth of activities from BBC Bite size and from the Robin Hood Academy. I have included some interesting English activities courtesy of Pobble 365 and some picture RICs for you to think about. There are also another two practical science ideas to have a go at and an activity linked to Leonardo Da Vinci, not to mention art, music etc. Have fun! I have also included information from Mrs Ward as to how you can access Duolingo to practise your French.
Here are links for activities for this week - see summer 1 week 5 for other useful general links.
Please find work here for this week, including maths, English and Science together with some activity ideas that you could pursue.
Have a look at these pictures that some of the key worker group did. They first painted some paper in mixed colours, but you could use felt tips or crayons instead if you prefer. Then they drew around different sized circles to make planets. Finally, they stuck them onto some black paper to look like space. You could use this idea for your work on Pandora.
Please find below links to work for this week.