St Mary's C of E Primary School

Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly

College Road, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR

01793 770239

admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk

If you have any questions specifically relating to this work, we can be contacted using our special ‘class’ email addresses below. 

(Please note, these email addresses should only be used for matters relating to home-learning. We will of course endeavour to reply as soon as possible, but do be aware teachers can only send emails from this account on weekdays between 08:30 – 17:00.

All other issues or queries should be emailed to admin@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk and they will be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff.)

Mrs Cuthbert - Curiosity Class 10 

curiosity@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Morris - Opportunity Class 9:

opportunity@st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk 

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Piper Pimble(a couple of months ago)

I have just finished reading Dork Diaries, Frenemies Forever.

Ollie Pulllen(a couple of months ago)

i beat the computer on the maths game loads of times

Phoebe D(a couple of months ago)

The maths on track is missing 7812 and 9680 on the answers. They are before 17425

Tilia(a couple of months ago)

Well done Mrs C for finding seesaw it is a great app . I love it. See you very soon. Tilia

Heidi(a couple of months ago)

Hi sorry about so many comments I can not do the maths on track because we don’t have any dice.

Noah Cuthbert(a couple of months ago)

Hello Sam I think Diary of a wimpy kid The Meltdown is a great book.

Happy Heidi(a couple of months ago)

Hi I am reading Code name bananas

Isabelle(a couple of months ago)

Please do the cups thing on zoom call

Joshua(a couple of months ago)

I am reading Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

Mrs C(a couple of months ago)

Thanks Isabelle, I have included it on our bookshelf on the top of the page.

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Year 4's Home Learning Hub

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

 

  

 

We are moving to DIGITAL reading records and your child will be bringing home login details soon, further details were sent on the newsletter. Click on the link below to take you to the site and App link.

Spellings for Week Beginning  10th May

Subject Activity Notes

Maths 

(10 minutes a day = 50 minutes)

 

 Decimals work has been set on Mathletics for you this week.

Spellings

(50 minutes each week)

 You can use Edshed spelling games to help support spellings this week and the new spelling focus in class this week. 

 

Your spellings for this week are: 

 heard

heart

height

history

imagine

increase

important

interest 

 

HANDWRITING

 

On the left hand menu, select 'harder words' or 'harder letters' and use the to learn the letters or joins you know that you find tricky.

 

OR

 Go to - Resources - Dictation and have a go at writing down a list using legible, joined writing. 

READING 

(20 minutes  day)

You should now have login details for Goread - our digital reading record. 

 

STORY TIME ONLINE. Extracts from books recommended for your age group are available to watch. A few of our 50 books are represented. Click on the image to see the links to follow. Let us know which you listen to!

 

 

CURIOSITY CLASS USE:

username: curious 4 

Password: shine

 

OPPORTUNITY USE:

username: opp 4

Password: Shine

  

 

Monday 10.05.21

Subject Activity Notes

Mathematics

(30 Minutes + 15 Minutes)

You have all your Maths tasks for the week here. There is one activity each day 

 

 

 

 

English

(45 minutes writing time) 

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You have an activity on Pronouns to complete today. Find your task here 

CURIOSITY: Can click here to return your work

OPPORTUNITY: Can click here to return your work

Word of the day: appetite

 

Reading

(20 minutes)

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You can find your reading task for today here 

 

 

 

 

Keeping Active

(40 minutes)

 

Remember you bike rides, walks and runs all count towards keeping active. Our bank of 5 will help you with some more ideas.

  1. Our next lockdown Olympics challenge can be found here. Remember to record your results on the same link.
  2. You could keep learning our Irish dance, follow the link in the notes section. 
  3. A new challenge for you to try this week
  4. Head over to Go Noodle and choose a dance to try
  5. Take part in a Joe Wicks workout (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

 

Find the dance here

 

 

Other Learning

(30 Minutes)

 

PSHE: Relationships. You can find the lesson here

 

  

 

Tuesday 11.05.21

Subject Activity Notes

Mathematics

(40 Minutes + 15 Minutes)

Find your Maths tasks for the week here

 

English

(40 Minutes) 

 

Today we are starting to box up our ideas for our own Why is African story. Remember the format of the 'Sun and Moon' story and 'Tug of war'

There is a template here to remind you of the structure. 

 

 

 

Reading

(20 Minutes)

You can find your reading task for today here

 

Word of the day: unfamiliar

Keeping Active

(45 Minutes) 

See our Bank of 5 for Monday.

Other Learning

(45 Minutes)

RE: Today we are exploring the 5 pillars of Islam. You can find the lesson here

 

 

  

 

Wednesday 12.05.21

Subject Activity Notes

Mathematics

(40 Minutes + 15 Minutes)

FInd your Maths tasks for the week here

 

 

English

(45 minutes) 

 

Today we are writing are stories from our boxing up template. Remember to use great sentence openers and arrange your work in paragraphs that follow the boxing up template. 

 

 

Reading

(20 minutes)

 

You can find your reading task for today here

 

Word of the day: divert

Keeping Active

(45 Minutes)

See our Bank of 5 for Monday.

Other Learning

(40 Minutes)

 

History: Today we are exploring the kingdom of Benin. You have a research task here

 

 

 

  

 

Thursday 13.05.21

Subject Activity Notes

Mathematics

(40 Minutes + 15 Minutes)

 

Find your Maths task for the week here 

 

English

(50 Minutes) 

Today we will be finishing and editing our stories. Don't worry if you haven't quite finished, this can also be done tomorrow. Please send us what you have written so we can enjoy your stories. 

 

Reading

(20 Minutes) 

 

You can find your reading tasks for today here 

 

Word of the day: mimic

 

Keeping Active

(45 Minutes) 

 See our Bank of 5 for Monday.

Other Learning

(50 Minutes)

 Music: We are continuing to explore body percussion today. You can find the lesson here

 

  

 

Friday 14.05.21

Subject Activity Notes

Mathematics

(45 Minutes)

Find your Maths tasks for the week here 

 

 

 

 

 

English

(40 Minutes) 

Today we would like you to read your stories to someone at home. Ask them if they think it needs any changes and edit your work. 

Word of the day: convenient

Reading

(20 Minutes) 

You can find your reading task for today here

 

 

 

 

Keeping Active

(20 Minutes) 

See our bank of 5 on Monday 

Other Learning

(45 Minutes) 

Art: We would like you finalise your Adinkra print today. Remember to explain the meaning of your symbol and why you have chosen it. 

 

 

  

 

GoNoodle

www.gonoodle.com/goodenergy 

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

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org

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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

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.

 

Futurelearn

https://www.futurelearn.com

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).

 

Seneca

https://www.senecalearning.com

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

 

Openlearn

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/

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.

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

 

The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of cool educational videos

 

Crash Course

https://thecrashcourse.com

You Tube videos on many subjects

 

Crash Course Kids

https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

As above for a younger audience

 

Crest Awards

https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

 

iDEA Awards

https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

 

Paw Print Badges

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk

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

 

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com

All kinds of making.

 

Prodigy Maths

https://www.prodigygame.com

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

 

Cbeebies Radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

Listening activities for the younger ones.

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

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

 

British Council

https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find

Resources for English language learning

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

 

Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

 

Blue Peter Badges

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

 

The Artful Parent

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/

Good, free art activities 

 

Red Ted Art

https://www.redtedart.com

Easy arts and crafts for little ones

 

The Imagination Tree

https://theimaginationtree.com

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

 

Toy Theater

https://toytheater.com/

Educational online games

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

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.