Mr Burton - Miss Swain - Mr Thomas
Mrs Rigby - Ms Malik - Mrs Parker
We have set up a 'Padlet' - an online space where you can share your thoughts/ideas, images, links and videos. Let us know what you're up to. We'd love to hear from you.
Just copy and paste this link into your browser:
Also, please check our school Twitter feed for even more online activities for home learning.
We hope you are all well and keeping safe. As most of you will be at home for the foreseeable future and the situation is subject to change at any time, we have organised resources for children to work on from home so that they may continue their learning. Please keep any work in a folder which we can share when we are all back in school as normal. Scroll to the bottom of this page for access to the documents.
If your child is still in school, please do not begin these activities as we will be starting them in lessons.
If you are at home: waking up at a sensible time, getting dressed, having breakfast and taking regular breaks will help with home learning. Try to set yourself a timetable for the day, and know when it is a good time to finish school work. Keep active, keep motivated and keep positive!
If there are any problems or questions, please email us and we will try to get back to you when possible, but please understand that this may not be immediate.
Manga High school code: 67594
Abacus school code: hqx9
Please use the above websites (and Times Tables Rockstars) regularly to access maths games linked to our year group objectives.
Autumn Term - Pharaohs - Subject focus: History/Geography
Spring Term - I am Warrior (Romans) & Burps, Bottoms and Bile - Subject focus: History/Science
Summer Term - Road Trip USA & Potions - Subject focus: Geography/Science
Class text - Spring Term
Journey to Jo'burg by Beverley Naidoo
A wonderful book that generated so much interest and discussion - the pupils produced some excellent writing based on this text. We also covered SPaG (Spelling, punctuation and grammar) and reading objectives as part of this unit of work. Unfortunately, we never got to finish reading it in class. If you could possibly find a way to do so - time well spent .
Class text - Summer Term 1
'The Lost Happy Endings' by Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray
Identify themes and conventions
Author’s vocabulary choices
Adverbials for cohesion
Narrative (‘twisted’ traditional tale)
In Year 4, we continue to use the White Rose Maths strategy to develop children's mathematical understanding. The Spring term units of work focused on multiplication/division, area, fractions/decimals.
Decimals - continued
Statistics: Bar charts, pictograms, tables and time graphs
Geometry: Properties of Shape
Geometry: Position and Direction
(Please see our Maths Curriculum Page for more information on the Year 4 Programme of Study)
It is so important that the pupils have a thorough knowledge of their times tables - aiming for instant recall of the facts. TT Rockstars is just one of the many online resources available.
Science: Summer Term
Grouping materials together according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases.
Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled.
Identify the part played by evaporation in the water cycle - recap on work in Year 3.
Locate USA and the surrounding countries on a world map.
Find out the names of all 50 states and identify on a map.
'Visit' New York City - where to visit, things to see, where to eat etc.
Discuss famous physical features (Rocky Mountains, Grand Canyon, Mississippi River etc.)
Try reading online with EPIC. You will be able to choose from fiction, non fiction, audio books and videos. This is free until at least 30.06.2020
On a laptop/desktop/Chromebook
Log in to https://www.getepic.com/students
Log in with the class code: sjv1325
Select your name from the list and start reading.
Download the EPIC app
Select "Have an account? Log in"
Students & Educators
Log in with class code sjv1325
select your name from the list
If you have any problems logging in, or you cannot see your child's name on the list, email Mrs Rigby
To find books suitable for your child's age, click in the search bar and search for a subject/title, then use the first tab on the left, 'AGE' underneath 'ALL' to filter results for the age you are looking for.
I hope this helps,
Mrs R x