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Optional Half Term Projects

Weekly Timetable 

 

Suggested time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

15 minute

Reading

Reading

Reading

Reading

Reading

30 minutes

English

English

English

English

English

40 minutes

Maths

Maths

Maths

Maths

Maths

10 minutes

Spelling/handwriting

X tables

Spelling/handwriting

X tables

Spelling/handwriting

30 minute

PE

PE

PE

PE

PE

1 hour

Wider curriculum topic

Wider curriculum topic

Wider curriculum topic

Wider curriculum topic

Wider curriculum topic

20 minutes

PSHE/mindfulness

 

PSHE/mindfulness

 

PSHE/mindfulness

BBC Lessons

Click the image to visit the BBC Bitesize website and access lessons from across the curriculum.

The activities are updated daily. 

 

 

 

Watch lessons every day from 9 am on BBC iPlayer. 

 

Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)

This half term we have been exploring how to keep ourselves healthy, fit and well.

Please use the following link to learn more about a balanced diet and why a healthy lifestyle is important.. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82

 

We have also been thinking about water safety, click on the link below to find out more.

https://rnli.org/youth-education/education-resources/online-learning

 

English

Practise your handwriting daily, using the cursive strip below. 

Click here to access year 3 and 4 spellings. 
 

Children are expected to read at home daily. Develop your comprehension skills by writing a summary of what you have read so far, a prediction of what might happen next or you could write a diary entry from the perspective of one of the characters in your book. 


David Walliams will be reading free short stories everyday. Visit https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ to listen. 

Visit the ReadTheory website and log in to your account to complete reading tasks and assessments. 
https://readtheory.org/app/sign-up/create-account/student

 

Visit Pobble 365 for daily writing tasks

http://www.pobble365.com/ 

 

Remember to include fronted adverbials, expanded noun phrases and year 3/4 spellings in your writing. Use adjectives and other descriptive methods to make your writing exciting! 
Always proof read your work, checking for correct use of spelling, capital letters and punctuation (full stops, commas, exclamation marks, question marks and apostrophes). 

Maths

To complete homework; practise maths that has been taught in class or have a try at things coming up have a look at the MyMaths website

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/

 

Children should practise their times tables for at least 5 minutes a day.

It is recommended that children practise their times tables for at least 15 minutes a day.

 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student/31990

 

For timed times tables practice play the sound check game in Times Tables Rockstars

or use Multiplication tables check website

                                           

 

                                                                               https://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check/    

 

To see how the children perform calculations involving the four operations please have a look at our calculation policy. 

 

Year 4 Maths calculation policy.pdf

                              

Art

To learn more about the life of Leonardo Da Vinci, follow this link: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2-discovering-the-work-of-Leonardo-da-Vinci/zhn47nb

 

Develop your sketching skills using this video tutorial: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijhNQyF-gg

 

Have a go at applying your skills to sketching fruit, plants, household objects and the view from your window. 

 

Design and make your own sculpture using recycled materials. 

 

Computing

To develop your coding skills, set up a free Scratch account: 

https://scratch.mit.edu/join

Or access free resources: 

https://www.j2e.com/j2code/

 

Re-familiarise yourself with how to stay safe online by visiting the links below: 
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/findoutmore/help-me-out-staying-safe-online

 

Design & Technology

Design, make and evaluate a Roman shield, Viking ship or Anglo Saxon settlement. 
Use the links below to find out more: 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zgmxpv4 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/znjqxnb 

 

Have a go at answering the following questions when evaluating your finished product: 

  • Did your finished product follow your original design? Why?
  • Which materials worked best for your product and why? 
  • What would you do differently next time? 
  • What do you like about your final product? Why?
  • How did you overcome any challenges you faced when creating your product? 

 

Geography

Find out more about rivers: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/z7w8pg8

Find out more about volcanoes: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/zd9cxyc

Find out more about the water cycle: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkgg87h/articles/z3wpp39

 

History

Use the following links to carry out research on our history topics: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwmpfg8

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxsbcdm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztyr9j6

 

Music

Use the following link to secure your understanding of musical vocabulary: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8

 

Watch the video clip in the link below to explore how Elgar created musical portraits of his friends and family. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05g6yn9 

 

Using musical vocabulary, think about what kind of music you would use to create a musical portrait of yourself or someone you know. 
 

Physical Education 

From Monday 23rd March, Joe Wicks will be hosting a daily free work out aimed at children. Visit Joe's YouTube channel at 9am for a 30 minute workout, suitable for all ages. 

 

Learn about how our bodies work:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpfkjxs/resources/1

 

Have a go at some these health and well-being activities: 

https://imoves.com/the-imovement

 

 

Religious Education 

This year, children are studying Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Use the link below for more information: 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7hs34j 

 

During the Spring 2 term, we are studying Christianity and the Easter story.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztkxpv4/articles/z4t6rj6 

 

Science

Electricity: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zj44jxs

Sound: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgffr82

Food chains: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zx882hv/articles/z3c2xnb 

 

Spanish 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxsvr82 

 

Log in to Liguascope to access resources and games

https://www.linguascope.com/secure/default.php 


This term, we have been revisiting colours and using these to describe clothing items.

 

 

 

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