Information and support for parents
Please view our curriculum for further information.
The following links to websites will allow your child to continue with their learning at home. Some websites may require personal passwords which have already been sent home with your child. There are also worksheets here that you can download – you don’t always need a printer, just write down any answers on paper instead.
MOVEMENT – Keeping Active
Our PE days are Tuesday and Friday. Children should now come to school already dressed in their PE kit, with suitable footwear.
Mathletics – interactive mathematics activities, games and challenges
Times Tables – Children need to learn the multiplication tables up to and including 12 × 12 by the end of year 4.
Find tips on how to learn them, videos, games, and downloads on Oxford Owl.
Age related Spelling List
Use Spelling Frame to learn and develop spellings and spelling rules – Spelling Frame
Use Spelling Shed to access spelling work and Games – Spelling Shed
Spelling Shed Scheme Stage 3
Spelling Shed Scheme Stage 4
‘Teach Your Monster to Read’ is free to download: teachyourmonstertoread.com
A learning log is a way for children to record their knowledge and understanding in whichever way suits them best, allowing them to carry out their own research to take control of their learning based around a school topic.
Watch out for a new learning log each term!
If you’d like to try some singing, make some rhythms or learn the ukulele, find the Year 4 resources from Durham Music Service.
USING MUSIC FOR CREATIVE IDEAS!
Go to the BBC’s first ‘Ten Pieces at Home’.
Explore the local area – Maps
This term we’ll be learning about Ancient Egypt. Go to BBC Bitesize: Ancient Egypt
What is the Bible and why is it important to Christians? Go to BBC Bitesize: What is the Bible?
DIFFERENT CURRICULUM AREAS / TOPICS
Purple Mash has a range of activities. The children have their own login details.
New 2Dos are added regularly! If you complete some work, you will get a message from Mrs Reed!
Here are some lovely examples from last year:
Computing is all about learning to solve problems. This website has interactive online games, and fun activities that you can do even without a computer: Barefoot
Advice for parents and carers to help keep children safe online:
Click here to find simple weekly 15 minute activities to do with your child.
Parent Zone: Check out its 10 ways to entertain your child at home with links to other sites to enjoy.
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Please check out the links below to fantastic resources for young people, parents and carers to support young people’s mental health during periods of disruption:
Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies
BBC: How to protect your mental health
CBBC: Video and Questions
Child Line – take your mind off the difficult things and have some educational fun
ChildMind: Talking to Children
Coronavirus story about Dave the dog, written by a Southampton nurse
ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children
National Association of School Psychologists: Parent Resources
Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus