Year 4 WB 8th Feb 2021

Year 4 WB 8th Feb 2021

Year 4 Home learning WB 8th February 2021

Hello Year 4, we hope you are all keeping well and staying safe. We have loved seeing your work that you have been emailing in and we are really missing each and every one of you.

Below are the class email addresses:

You can use this email to send work to your teacher, ask for advice or just tell them about the wonderful learning you are doing at home!

Please remember that all the teachers are also teaching class bubbles in school, so they may not be able to respond immediately - but they will get back to you! 

Don’t forget the Year group assembly at 8:45am on Monday and Wednesday, you can find the link here, but you'll need the password your parent has been sent via email:

Here is an introduction to this week's learning from Mrs Simmonds

Daily learning guide
Learning times are only a guide, you might choose to approach each task at a different time

9.00: Maths - Tackle the next Maths lesson in the Oak National page “Multiplication & Division” sequence;





9.45: Take time to complete some work on Doodle Maths/ Doodle Tables as well as practice the Multiplication Timestables check, here is the link:

10.15: Read for 20 – 30 minutes.  Remember to record your thoughts in our reading journal.

10.45: Take a break.  Grab a drink and a snack ready for your English lesson

11.00:    English - This week we are having a grammar focus and will be concentrating on prefixes.





At school, the children will be writing playscripts based on the text ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’.  Use this link to help you remember the features of writing a play script:

12.30: Lunch time.

13.30: In the afternoon this week we are having a “WOW” week! The activities can be done in any order and you can go as crazy as you like with each suggestion.

Monday: SCIENCE:  How to do Fireworks in a jar science experiment

Watch this video on how to make fireworks in a jar. Write up using a diagram and explain what you observed. How do you think it worked?

Tuesday:  Cooking: watch this video on how to make Chipati bread and have a go at making some. You could write up the instructions to go with your bread.

Easy to make Roti Bread - Chapati recipe

Wednesday:  PE: Compose a dance using Fireworks as the theme. You can record yourself doing the dance if you are really brave, or just draw stick men pictures of the routine if you prefer.

Music suggestions are ‘Firework’ by Katy Perry, Levitating by Dua Lipa, ‘ Radioactive’ by Imagine Dragons.

Thursday: Make a moving balloon firework. ( you will need card, a balloon, 4 metre string , glue)

1) Make a 3D firework using a toilet roll or a tube of card and decorate.

2) Attach a straw onto the bottom of the firework.

3) Thread some string through the straw.

4) Attach a balloon onto the back of the firework so that it can be blown up.

5) Blow up the balloon and either put a peg on it or hold it with your fingers.

6) Hold the string tight (get someone to hold the other end) and let go of the balloon, the rocket should shoot along the string!


14.30: Time to log on and complete some work on Spelling Shed

Reading: Take time to read the next chapter of “The Firework-Makers daughter” by Philip Pulman, or watch the next clip using the youtube link below

Chapter 1: The Firework-Maker's Daughter - Chapter 1 by Philip Pullman - YouTube

Chapter 2: The firework maker's daughter chapter 2 - YouTube

Chapter 3: The firework maker's daughter chapter 3 - YouTube

Chapter 4: The firework maker's daughter chapter 4 - YouTube

Chapter 5: The Firework makers daughter chapter 5 - YouTube

Chapter 6: The Firework makers daughter chapter 6 - YouTube

Chapter 7: The Firework makers daughter chapter 7 - YouTube



Virtual Sussex Games is back! Complete these weekly challenges to gain points for Silverdale and get us on the leaderboard! Have a go, practice and improve and submit your scores on the website! . Have fun!  


Learning Apps

In addition to the lessons and activities prepared by your teachers, all children have unlimited access to a number of learning apps. In Year 4 these apps are:

DoodleMaths & DoodleTables

Edshed (Spelling Shed)

Multiplication Timestables Check

You should have logins for all three of these sites, and you will be used to using them at school. Try to use them daily to help improve your Maths and Spelling skills. They are all free to use and work on pretty much any online device - including many mobile phones. 

If you have any problems logging on, please either contact your class teacher via the class email address or contact Silverdale tech support at: