Covid-19 - parent info

Year 4

Year 4 Home Learning

Please click here to view a welcome video for the home learning from Mr Crisp and Miss Bray.

Please click here to view our weekly welcome video for your home learning for 18th January- 22nd January.

Please see below the links for the home learning tasks for your child. There is a link to a document for the tasks for each day. The expectation is to send an email each school day with pictures of your child's home learning to your teacher's email address. If you have any queries regarding the work, please contact your child's teacher and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

Mr Crisp's class- 4MC@castle.emat.uk

Miss Bray's Class- 4SB@castle.emat.uk

Daily work packs

Week 3 (18th January- 22nd January)

Monday 18th January Home Learning Tasks

Tuesday 19th January Home Learning Tasks

Wednesday 20th January Home Learning Tasks

Thursday 21st January Home Learning Tasks

Thursday's maths lesson will be delivered by Mr Crisp on video. Please click here to watch the video.

Friday 22nd January Home Learning Tasks

If your child has English as an additional language, we have provided different English for this week tasks here.

 

Week 2 (11th January- 15th January)

Please click here to watch the welcome video for week 2 of your home learning.

Monday 11th January Home Learning Tasks

Tuesday 12th January Home Learning Tasks

Wednesday 13th January Home Learning Tasks

Thursday 14th January Home Learning Tasks

Friday 15th January Home Learning Tasks

If your child has English as an additional language, we have provided different English for this week tasks here.

Arithmetic tests

Each week, there will be an arithmetic test for you to complete. Please can you include your score in one of your emails.

Arthmetic test 18/1/21- 22/1/21

Arithmetic test 11/1/21- 15/1/21

 

Spellings

Each week, we will be setting spellings for you to practise and be tested on at home. Each week we will include a handwriting practise sheet and a PowerPoint to teach you the spelling rule. Please can you email us your score.

  • Spellings 18th January- 22nd January- 'cian' words

Handwriting practise sheet

Rule PowerPoint

  • Spellings 11th January- 15th January- 'tion' words

Handwriting practise sheet

Rule PowerPoint

 

Reading videos

Each day, a member of the Year 4 team will be reading part of a book to you.

Week 3 (18th January- 22nd January)

Finding a Friend by Deborah Abel

Chapter 11 and 12

Alfie Fleet's Guide to the Universe by Martin Howard

Week 2 (11th January- 15th January)

Finding a Friend by Deborah Abel

Chapter 1 and 2

Chapter 3 and 4 

Chapter 5 and 6 

Chapter 7 and 8

Chapter 9 and 10

 

Daily vocabulary practise

Every day in your daily packs, you will be provided with a vocabulary grid.

Please watch this video, where we explain your task.

Important websites

All children have access to Sumdog, TTRockstars and Bug Club. Here they will find daily maths challenges and books to read at their reading level where they can complete comprehension tasks which your teacher can mark. 


English overview

The attached document below shows the English overview in Year 4 for the year. It identifies the theme of the texts that the children will be exploring and displays the outcome of each term.

English-Purposes-and-Outcome-Overview-V2-Year-4.pdf


Recommended Reads

Looking for something to read whilst you are at home? Have a go at getting through these 100 recommended reads for Year 4:

100-recommeded-reads-for-Year-4.pdf


Joining Hands - Autumn 2020

This term, our Joining Hands workshop will be taking place right here on our website!

The focus for this term is Reading as it is such a big priority for us here at Castle Academy. Please take a look at the videos below. The first introduces you to our English leader, Mrs Hemming, who has an important message for you and the second video shows a teacher modelling how you can read with your child.

Click here to see special notices and further material on what VIPERS are and how to support your child with their reading.

English-leader-2.mp4

Year-4-Parent-Reading-Example.mp4


Letters from your child's Year 4 teacher:

Please click on your child's teachers name to download a letter for your child from their current class teacher, which will tell them whose class they are in next year. You can then go to the Year 5 page to see a video which has been recorded by their new teacher!

Miss Finch and Mr Gooden       Mr Crisp

Watch our welcome videos below for our new Year 4 pupils!

 

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