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Year 4

March 2020 - Home learning

In this section of the website, we will be giving support, advice, resources, links and information for parents and carers of Year 4 pupils. We will update this area regularly from Monday 23rd March. Scroll down to see additional information as we update.

 

If you have any questions, or need advice or support, please don't hesitate to contact the school office ideally through E-Mail and they will pass on the message to us.

 

Year 4 Team

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

 

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

See additional resources below for a Year 4 Independent writing booklet

 

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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