Year 4's Home Learning Hub


Year 4 writing gallery - send in your fantastic writing to be displayed here. Enjoy reading each other's pieces - they are really good!

Dylan has already created his quiz on the Scouting Movement, to try it click HERE.

Ted wrote a quiz all about VE day, you can find that here.

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Monday 29th June 2020

Subject Activity Notes



We have set you some Mathletics activities on statistics this week. We will be focusing on interpreting graphs and charts.


Find the links to Mathletics here       

Remember that you can access the other activities on Mathletics when you have completed your assigned tasks.

We also have a battle going on against Year 3, log in and help us win the battle! 



You will need to complete your reading task first today. Read the ‘The impossibly possible bookshop’ (the link is in your reading section). Then have a go at these short questions.



 As we mentioned on our main page, you can follow the link below to enter a writing competition. 

Writing competition 




We are going to be looking at a short story called ‘The impossibly possible bookshop’ by Kat Pennington. Read the story or listen to the audio version.




Audio Link



Keeping Active

Remember that you can choose from the bank of 5 below, or do you own choice of activities. You need to be ‘keeping active’ at least once a day.


  • Daily keep fit session with Joe Wicks
  • Try the cricket challenges on the link below from ‘a chance to shine’ link
  • The virtual school games can be found by following this link Link to virtual games. It is a great way to get involved with sport and you can send entries into the site
  • Complete your golden mile (run, jog or walk)

Make the most of the beautiful weather this week and set up some circuits in your garden, challenge someone at home to complete your activities 


Other Learning

Computing: We are continuing with online safety this week. It is important that you have a look at the resources below to help you understand how to stay save online.


Resource 1

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Tuesday 30th June 2020

Subject Activity Notes



 Today we are going to look at interpreting data from charts.

Click on this link to get started

Find the activity here







We are going to look at some of the wonderful words we can find in our story for this week. Today we are going to match some words from the story to their meaning.




If you want more of a challenge you could try writing some sentences that include some of these new words. 

 If you need some help or want to check what you have done, click the answers




You may want to re-read our story from yesterday have it in front of you to help with our storyboard task today. Find the task here




Keeping Active

Remember that you can choose from the bank of 5 below, or do you own choice of activities. You need to be ‘keeping active’ at least once a day.

Other Learning

RE: Design and make a certificate or rosette  to award someone for being courageous. This could be about someone you know or who is in your family or even a person from history. For example: Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 – 2008) New Zealand born climber, who with Sherpa Tenzing became the first person to climb Mount Everest in 1953. Amelia Earhart (1897 – 1937) – First female to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928. You could also try listing 5 reasons why they are courageous. Keep these safe as we will display them in school when we return. 



Template 1

Template 2







Wednesday 1st July 2020

Subject Activity Notes


Using charts and graphs to compare sum and difference.


Find the task here but if you are finding this straight forward and are confident, have a go at the word problems instead (answers are at the bottom of the task)






We are going to explore the characters in our story today. You can revisit the story here.


We met tree goblins in our story. Use the task below to think about what other goblins might exist and what they might be like






Use the task below to think about all the things that Sammy can see as he enters the tree goblin’s party.


Find the activity here.  



Keeping Active

Remember that you can choose from the bank of 5 below, or do you own choice of activities. You need to be ‘keeping active’ at least once a day.

Other Learning


Art – A colourful Sense of Humour

Do you remember in art week when we made sculptures of animals and people?

 Well this time we are going to be taking our sculpting skills and using them in to create abstract art.  Click on the link to get instructions on how to create your own Joan Miro inspired sculpture.

(You might need to raid your recycling box for “junk”)



Thursday 2nd July 2020

Subject Activity Notes


-We are introducing line graphs today. Find the activity here





 We are going to be looking at using prepositions when we write about settings. Have a go at the activity here.

For a video to help you here, click here





One thing that goblins have in common is that they love to collect things. Take a look at the image in the link below and complete the activity. There is a making activity at the bottom of the sheet (you can complete this if you wish).





Keeping Active

Remember that you can choose from the bank of 5 below, or do you own choice of activities. You need to be ‘keeping active’ at least once a day.

Other Learning


 Create a timeline from when you were born to now. You could plot the dates of significant things that happened to you such as; birth of brothers and sisters, when you stared nursery, when you started school, when you learnt to ride a bike, a favourite holiday- or anything else you wish! You could even ask a grown up to help you do a timeline for them or add your information and their information onto one line (use different colours)




Friday 3rd July 2020

Subject Activity Notes


We are finishing the week with more line graphs. You can find the task here






Click on the activity below to read a poem by Pie Corbett ‘Six things found in a Hobbit’s knapsack’ and have fun with todays activity.


Poem and activity  




Re-read the part of our story that describes the food at the Goblin party (see link below) and have a go at designing your own menu.


Section of story and activity



Keeping Active

Remember that you can choose from the bank of 5 below, or do you own choice of activities. You need to be ‘keeping active’ at least once a day.

Other Learning


Have you seen a railway during your time in home? Those of you living in Purton might like to walk to see the tracks at the bottom of the village with an adult – are you lucky enough to see a train when you are there?


Today’s task is to share a competition set by Network rail who want children to understand the uses of technology that are changing the future of train travel.

Educational resources for children - Network Rail

Network Rail are asking children to research a female engineer who they think has had a huge impact on the world and tell us what the world would be like if that engineering solution did not exist.

Your entry should take the form of a poster or story and they are looking for creativity, originality and safety considerations.

These documents provide more detail:



Let your teacher know if you enter and even send a copy of your work into school too.

Good Luck!







There are some excellent online events for children that happen at the same time every day. We suggest you add some of these into your children's daily routines. Click here.


Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.

Khan Academy

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.


BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.



Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).



For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.



Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.



Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.



Creative computer programming


Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos


National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.



Learn languages for free. Web or app.


Mystery Science

Free science lessons


The Kids Should See This

Wide range of cool educational videos


Crash Course

You Tube videos on many subjects


Crash Course Kids

As above for a younger audience


Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.


iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.


Paw Print Badges

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.



All kinds of making.


Prodigy Maths

Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.


Cbeebies Radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.


Nature Detectives

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!


British Council

Resources for English language learning


Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age


Big History Project

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.


Geography Games

Geography gaming!


Blue Peter Badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.


The Artful Parent

Good, free art activities 


Red Ted Art

Easy arts and crafts for little ones


The Imagination Tree

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.


Toy Theater

Educational online games


DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes



This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.


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Sharleen appiah otoo(about a week ago)

hello ev'ryone hope you are doing very well

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have you moved home

Lyla(less than a month ago)

I have found a really good word to describe long John silver Duplicitous it means two faced

Mrs Morris(less than a month ago)

Hi Lyra, great to hear from you. I hope you are enjoying your new home.

Lyra(less than a month ago)

I have finally moved house :)

mrs pc johnson(less than a month ago)

the work was great today

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Kaoru(less than a month ago)

Jamie well done.

Casper(less than a month ago)

How are you all?

Lyla(less than a month ago)

Hi sharleen how are you doing

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