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Year 4

Weekly Message 3

Hello from some of the Year 4 team. We are so proud of you all, here are some tasks to keep you busy this week!

Mr Orchard has created a range of different challenges - including Computing, gardening and a general knowledge quiz - on our Phase 2 and 3 Videos page too, so it would be great if you gave some of those a try!

 

It has been lovely to see so many of you on Twitter. You can come and see for yourself by clicking here twitter.com/fordbridge2013 Please keep the tweets coming by including @fordbridge2013 anywhere in your tweet. We are really enjoying seeing what you are getting up too.

 

You might notice we update our learning tasks each week, however we don't delete the old ones - they're all still here down at the bottom of the page!

 

Keep smiling and stay safe.

Year 4 Team

Weekly Grid

Here's your weekly grid of tasks, remember to visit twitter.com/fordbridge2013 to let us know how you're getting along!

Computing AI challenge link: https://studio.code.org/s/oceans/stage/1/puzzle/1

(Video below)

Artificial Intelligence Challenge

Find out how AI helps keep the oceans clean! Link: https://studio.code.org/s/oceans/stage/1/puzzle/1

Remember to keep practicing your spelling on Oxford Owl. Just click on the link https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/, click on my class login and use these log in details:

Username:  FCPSYear4

Password: school1

Once logged on, click extra practice zone, select year 4 and then work through all of the modules at your child's pace.

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Home learning from previous weeks

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Hello from some of the Year 4 team. We are so proud of you all, here are some tasks to keep you busy this week!

Weekly Message

Some of the Year 4 team pop in to give you your tasks and say hello!

Well we're onto week eight of school closure, we hope that you've been able to keep your spirits up and continue to enjoy a range of home learning activities. We have included a video from some of the Year 4 team this week, we hope that you enjoy watching it! It was great to phone so many of you this week to check in and hear how well you're doing! It was really lovely too how many parents and children were asking me how I was and checking if I was OK in return. What a caring bunch we all are!


Check out our two new pages 'Ready, Steady, Cook' and 'Super Science Fun' to mix up your home learning with some yummy recipes and fun science experiments. Mr Wale has also created a Primary Athletics page and we'd love you to take part and represent our school! Mr Orchard has created a range of different challenges - including Computing, gardening and a general knowledge quiz - on our Phase 2 and 3 Videos page too, so it would be great if you gave some of those a try! The Computing challenge on our weekly grid below is a Minecraft challenge! Click here when you're ready to see how well you do!

 

It has been lovely to see so many of you on Twitter so please keep the tweets coming at @fordbridge2013. We are really enjoying seeing what you are getting up too.

 

Keep smiling and stay safe.

Year 4 Team

Weekly Grid

For Mr Orchard's Minecraft challenge, click here for the video!

 

English Task - Finish Mr Orchard's Story!

 

Pix Programming Challenge

Pix are offering a free competition based around programming, which is open to all children from 6-11. It uses block-based programming, which is what we teach across all year groups and there are computer equipment prizes on offer! You complete this challenge through a program, which only works on a laptop or device running Windows, although there is a version available for iOS. Click here for more information.

 

  • Step 1 - Download and install the app, which works on all versions of Windows https://pixblocks.com/en/download-windows/
  • Step 2 - Register and sign up, which is really easy and there is a video here that talks you through it on here.
  • Step 3 - Enter the school PIN 791DBD to join our school group.
  • Step 4 - Complete the challenges whenever you like, before the deadline which is June 7th.
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NHS Project

NHS Project 1

FCPS Challenge

Useful links

Maths

Times tables rockstars - Log on from 9:30-10:30 on Tuesday (Mr Orchard's group), Thursday (Mrs Hemphill's group) or Friday (Mrs Hubbard's group) to compete against other Fordbridge pupils!

Guardians of Mathematica - Choose a character, then add, subtract, divide and multiply your way to victory in this fun maths game.

Top Marks - Maths games for all topics

Percy Parker - Times tables songs for every table

IXL - Complete a set number of questions for free each day across all Year 4 Maths topics

See additional resources below for a Year 4 Maths activity booklet and Miss Trotman's Maths Challenge!

 

Reading

Reading - Oxford Reading Buddy

Reading - Join Mr Orchard each day to read more Harry Potter!

See additional resources below for a bumper comprehension pack

 

English

Literacy shed - Great for inspiration for writing stories, poems, descriptions, news reports or letters!

BBC Bitesize - Revise the Year 4 English topics

IXL English - Complete a set number of questions for free each day across all Year 4 SPaG topics

 

Great news! You can now access the spelling section of Oxford Owl which has some fantastic resources. Work through the year 4 modules at your own pace. Log on using:

Usernaame: FCPSYear4

Password: school1

 

You can also practice your cursive handwriting online using the following log in details:
Letterjoin:  https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html

Username: gt1020 
Password: home

 

Foundation subjects

PE - Free workout streamed live each day at 9am - The Body Coach

PE - NHS activitiies that can be done indoors

Computing - Use Scratch to program characters in a range of ways

 

General resources

All lessons - Twinkl home learning support

All lessons - Twinkl resources to print and use (Use code: PARENTSTWINKLHELPS)

Non-screen activities you can do at home

Extra curricular - Activity passports for all ages

World Health Organisation (WHO) - Helping children cope with stress during the outbreak

 

Welcome to Year 4!

Welcome to the new year 4 children and parents at Fordbridge. The Teachers and staff are really pleased to be working and supporting you over the next school year.

 

Your Year 4 Staff members are-

 

Shakespeare

Mr. Orchard 

 

Tolkien

Mrs. Hemphill

 

Rosen

Miss Hubbard

 

Teaching Assistants

Miss Pudge,

Miss Matthews

 

 

Maths

Please help your child to learn their key facts at home for Maths. Practising times tables; written methods for addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; and fractions revision will help your child to make excellent progress in their lessons.

 

PE

PE will be on a Thursday along with Swimming - Please make sure school PE kit is provided (indoor and outdoor) aswell as swimming kit on this day.

 

The Items children will need for swimming lessons are - Swimwear (shorts, trunks or swimming costume) A towel, a water proof or carrier bag to contain their wet items. Additionally, your child may bring a swim hat and goggles if they so wish. Girls must ensure their hair is tied up on this day. 

 

The items children will need for indoor PE lessons are Plain white T-shirt, black shorts, pumps/trainers. For outdoor PE, black tracksuit bottoms and a regular PE T-shirt plus a jacket or school sweater would be suitable.

 

 

Reading Books 

Reading is a fundamental part of learning. Remember to read your book every day and have your diary signed by an adult. 

All books and diaries need to be in school everyday and this will earn each child a daily Dojo.

 

 

If you have any questions or queries regarding any school issues, please do not hesitate to let us know!

 

Kind Regards,

The Year 4 team at Fordbridge Primary.

In school as part of our PSHE scheme we will be discussing the importance of the PANTS rule with all children

please click on the image below to access the PANTS rule website and child friendly Pantosaurus video.

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