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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4 Home Learning Page



Here you will find the work for your child to complete in the event that they can not attend school for any reason. 

If you have any queries please contact your class teacher/s via the emails below: 

4B Miss Bevan -

4C Miss Clark -

Home Learning Week Beginning 1st March 2021

Please visit this page each day for a video outlining what is expected of you whilst learning at home. If you have any difficulties accessing or submitting the activities, or need any help/advise, please get in touch with your class teacher.


Don't forget to also log into SumDog daily as you will find additional challenges have been set to practise previous topics and/or your multiplication facts.

Friday 5th March 2021

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Maths - Types of Triangles

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Types of Triangle - Primary

This video explains the different types of triangle: right angled, isosceles, equilateral and scalene. It also goes through the properties of each type.

World Book Day 2021 - The Day the Crayons Quit

Thursday 4th March 2021 - World Book day!

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The Day the Crayons Quit - Books Alive! Read Aloud book for children

The Day the Crayons Came home - Books Alive! Read Aloud book for children

AMAZING DIY: How to Make HOMEMADE Crayons! So Fun and Easy!

Make a Crayon Hat using this template.

The Parts of the Body in French

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Times Table Rock Stars!


This is a website that focuses on helping children progress and build confidence with their times table and division facts. It is hugely important that all children are confident with their times table and division facts, as this knowledge applies to many areas of Math. We would like children in Year 4 and Year 5 to trial this website for us. The expectation is for your child to spend at least 10 minutes a day accessing the maths games on this website, as part of their home learning. When they return to school, we will continue to make daily use of this website to help progress them too. As this is a trial, we would be happy to hear your feedback. Email addresses for the Year 4 and Year 5 teachers, can be found at the bottom of this page. With any programme or scheme used, for it to be its most successful, children need to access it regularly to progress them.


Usernames and passwords have been sent via Marvellous Me. If you have any issues please get in touch with your class teacher.


When you first log in, you choose a rock star name (once picked this cannot be changed) and are then asked to set up your avatar. Before any games are played, you must complete the "Gig" (Found within Garage)- a timed assessment of which multiplication and division facts are known. The site will then adapt the difficulty of the games to reflect what you already know and what needs to be practiced.

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

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Names of Quadrilaterals

Corbettmaths - This video names the different types of quadrilaterals and their properties.

Mini-Mission History This Afternoon

This afternoon, your challenge is to make a Trojan Horse. You can use the templates below or create your own using resources you have at home. If you cannot make a 3D model, draw and decorate a picture of the Trojan Horse.

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

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Maths - Quadrilaterals

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Monday 1st March

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Using the link below, explore similarities and differences in a range of different Greek myths. Take care to choose the correct stories from the range of videos this website provides.

The Greek Gods

Get a crash course on the heavenly residents of Mount Olympus.

Maths - 2D shapes

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World Book Day 4th March

PE Challenge

This half term we are starting a new topic...

What sounds can you hear? What is making those sounds?

Topic this afternoon

What evidence is there that this is another country? What evidence is there of its history?

Investigating Pitch in School

Usernames and Passwords sent via Marvellous Me. If you have not received them, please email your class teacher.

Story Time with Mrs Treharne - Day 8

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Story time with Mrs Treharne - Day 7

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Story Time with Mrs Treharne - Day 6

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Story Time with Mrs Treharne - day 5

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Story Time with Mrs Treharne - Day 4.

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Story Time with Mrs Treharne - Day 3

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Story Time with Mrs Treharne - Day 2

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Mrs Treharne is reading The Ice Monster by David Walliams to the class.

Story Time With Mrs Treharne - Day 1

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Mrs Treharne is reading The Ice Monster by David Walliams to the class.

Remote Learning Spring 2021

Please find above the letter you will be receiving shortly through your doors clarifying remote learning for this half term. If you have any questions, queries or worries please do not to hesitate to get in touch with your class teacher. We are here to help in any way we can. 


Work to support home learning for all subjects on the timetable will be uploaded to purple mash on a daily basis and will be made available for a number or days in order to facilitate completion. If you are unsure of anything please contact your class teacher.

Submitting completed work

You will find a message from your teacher(s) every day from Monday 11th January on this page, to make sure that you know what to do. There will be Maths learning which has an accompanying video which will help your child to understand what to do. Sometimes the task sheet has been adapted so do not worry if you think questions are missing or seem a little out of sequence. Additional challenges will also be set for this who want to choose to challenge themselves. Answers to the maths questions will be made available the following week to allow you to check your answers.  In addition there will be a reading activity based on our text for this half term. English will be either a grammar based task or a short writing activity. The remainder of the home learning that is set will be linked to our mini mission learning or learning in other areas of the curriculum. You will find all of this in the 2Do's section of purple mash when your child logs in. (If you are using a paper pack it will contain all of the learning for the week). 


Your child can complete this work in a number of ways:

  • Some 2Do's can be completed and saved to purple mash and feedback will be given by the class teacher on purple mash.
  • Your child can complete the task/activity in their book - either by writing the answers in, copying into books or by printing the appropriate pages and sticking in. If you are able to, you can photograph completed activities and upload them to purple mash or email to the class teacher for marking and feedback. 
  • Tasks can be completed in the above ways and left in the book to be returned at half term if you are not able to upload it or send via email.
  • There is no need to print off all of the sheets and glue them in - answers can be written into books. Please write the date that the work was set at the top of the page when writing in mini mission books (it really helps us to find the correct task).

If you have any concerns or problems with accessing home learning please email the class teacher direct or call and we will do our very best to help you. 

Children in Year 4 are expected to complete a minimum of 4 hours of learning at home. We suggest children who are learning at home follow a similar timetable to the one below in order to structure their day. However, as long as the required daily amount of learning in complete this is flexible and can be adjusted as needed.


Most of our home learning work is set on Purple Mash or Sumdog. The children have been given their own log-on's for these websites. On both sites we can set 2Do's or tasks and we can see how the children complete their learning.  We are then able to give feedback via Marvellous Me (our 'phone app) or e-mail. These sites can also be used for the children to catch up on any learning they may have missed previously or just for fun. If you are unsure of your child's log-in, check out their home school diary. Click on the links below to access the websites. 

Purple Mash

Please find the link to purple mash. Task and activities linked to our current learning will be set via this platform.



In addition to the daily work set, use the sites below to practise quick recall of number facts and timestables.

Above you will find the compulsory word bank for year 3 and 4. Additionally there are handwriting packs to practise both spelling and correct letter formation.

Above, you will find the next 6 weeks worth of spellings that we would have been covering in school. This is includes spelling patterns and spellings for spelling tests.


A weekly challenge will be set on SumDog to allow you to practice these words.


Reading is really important for children's phonic knowledge, confidence and understanding, plus it's great fun. Your child should be undertaking some reading every day and talking about what they have read. Please continue to record reading at home in your child's diary. Try the links below if you are struggling for books to read, there are other sites offering free books for children to read online.  (Register as a parent for free to use the elibrary)



This half term our PHSE topic is called Managing Myself and My Behaviour. Each week an activity will be set relating to this topic. Below you will find more on what we will cover this half term.



This half term our French topic is called Carnival of animals. Each week an activity will be set relating animals and body parts.

French Lessons: Week 1 (22.2.21) and Week 2 (1.3.21)



In school we use for our music lessons. They have even added amended units for Covid to avoid singing. The children have their own log-ins for this site for Charanga Yuma which caters for access from home.  If you have lost your child's log-in please e-mail us. Click on the link below to access Charanga.


Just like Purple Mash, when your child logs in they will have a unit or work set out as a 2Do - alternatively there are a number of other activities they can choose to do whilst logged in. Although we cannot feedback directly like Purple Mash, we can see who has logged in, when and for how long. 

Our Current Topic
Please watch the above video which is the book that we will be using to launch our new topic. You will find further work related to this text and our topic set on Purple Mash.

This story is about the real life story of Isatou Ceesay. Find out more using the following website.

A shocking start to the new term! This is what was awaiting the children on their first day back!

Having fun in the snow today!

Water Cycle Animation for Kids

Water Cycle Song

Round and round and round goes the Water Cycle! C'mon y'all get down with the Water Cycle!

DT Project


We have set the challenge to make a plant pot and toy car out of plastic bottles and this is due to be completed by Friday 29th January. See the videos below for step by steps instructions on how to do this. You do not need to buy any fancy materials/resources - remember the aim of the project is to recycle as many materials as we can so see what you can use at home. If you do not have a plastic bottle, we have plenty in school - Miss Bevan and Miss Clark have been collecting!

DT Research Findings

In class, we researched how we could recycle plastic bottles. These were some of the ideas we found. Using these, we are going to design our own plant pot and toy car.

How To Make a Car - Powered Car - Very Simple

This video will show you how to make a very simple Rubber Band powered Car using plastic bottles.

Plastic Bottle Plant Pots Ideas

Plastic Bottle Planter Ideas

In this video planters have been made using waste plastic bottles in very easy steps.

Animated Short Film "TREASURE"