St Mary's C of E Primary School

Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly

College Road, Purton, 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(about a year ago)

I have just finished reading Dork Diaries, Frenemies Forever.

Ollie Pulllen(about a year ago)

i beat the computer on the maths game loads of times

Phoebe D(about a year ago)

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

Tilia(about a year ago)

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

Heidi(about a year ago)

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

Noah Cuthbert(about a year ago)

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

Happy Heidi(about a year ago)

Hi I am reading Code name bananas

Isabelle(about a year ago)

Please do the cups thing on zoom call

Joshua(about a year ago)

I am reading Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

Mrs C(about a year 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

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You can see our curriculum overview and read
more about our curriculum by clicking the image above.

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Welcome to Year 4's Learning Hub. 

The Year 4 team:

Mrs Morris

Mrs Cuthbert

TAs: Ms Edwards

Miss Joseph

Ms Farrow-Moss 

PE will be on MONDAY and FRIDAY. PE Kit should be worn on these days. 

You will find lots of ideas to support your learning this year on this page. 

Our class reader this term is: 

Frank Einstein and his Antimatter Motor 

 

If you have a copy of these books, feel free to bring them to school with you and use it as we read it together. 

 

 

Our Big Questions for this term are:

 

1) How do we light up the world?

2)Does electricity improve your life?

Does everything have a finish?

 

Our values for this term are:

Courage and Wisdom

Remember to add any reading you carry out onto your Go Read account.

 

 

We continue our 50 reads challenge in Year 4. You can find the list of our books here

 

Homework Tasks

Subject Activity Notes

Maths

(1 hour a week)

TT Rockstars is a  great way to keep testing and improving your knowledge of times tables. 

 

 You need to practise your spellings for at least 20 minutes this week. 

Your teachers can see your progress on TT Rockstars, so it is a great place to learn them.

You have been set tables in the GARAGAE section - this will help you to learn them all by the Summer 

 

  Year 4 has now completed the check - well done. It is still worth playing TT Rockstars and applying your knowledge to division facts now. 

 

 

Spellings

(10 minutes day)

 

Handwriting 

(30 minutes this week)

 This Friday, we will be testing these words:

 

 

comprehension

confusion

expansion

extension

precision

 revision

 suspension

tension

 

An Edshed game has been set to help you to learn these which you can use. 

Let your teacher know if you have trouble locating it. 

 

Log into EdShed to find a spelling assignment which has been set for you to help you learn the Year 3 and 4 spelling list words. Remember Year 3 and 4 share a list. 

Click on the above image to take you to Letterjoin. 

 

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 a day)

Use your class login details to Go Read and let us know what you are reading at home this week.

Aim for 3 times a week. 

 

 

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!

 

  

 

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.