Knavesmire Primary School

Trafalgar Street, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1HY

01904 806545

schooloffice@knavesmire.southbank.academy

Year 4 are...

Well Being Activities

Helping Your Year 4 Child at Home

Welcome to Year 4

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'Book Study - The Day I fell into a Fairytale

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Useful Links 

 

BIG IDEA 

https://www.youtube.com/bluepeter 
koboca.co.uk

https://edu.earthwatch.org.uk/ 
https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

 http://www.tigtagjunior.com/ - Amazing and informative Science videos. 

https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html - Great Science experiments to try at home. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zcw76sg - Each period of History is covered with great videos and activities. 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/history/ - Take a trip back in time with National Geographic! 

https://world-geography-games.com/ - Brilliant Geography games and fun ways to learn. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7hs34j - Explore and learn about the different world religions.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zn3rkqt - learn about and try different artistic styles. 

https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/design-technology/ - Incredible DT resources, lessons and activities. Make sure you choose the free plan!

 

READING

https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/
https://authorfy.com/masterclasses/
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/centres/ucl-centre-educational-leadership/free-online-learning-resources

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home -Phonics advice and access to free E-Books. Free to register.

http://www.storylineonline.net/ - Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favourite children’s books. Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube.

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children - Suggested books for children, advice on how to read with your child, book lists, fun games, competitions to win free books, Children's Book Club etc.

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html -A non fiction magazine for younger children, which they can follow along with as it is read to them

http://www.lovereading.co.uk/ - Expert recommendations and opening extracts of books.

http://uk.pearson.com/enjoy-reading.html - Publisher’s website designed to give parents help and advice for reading with children.

 

MATHS

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/kids-activities/fun-maths-games-and-activities/
https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ - This is excellent as it provides videos and schemes of learning to support the Maths curriculum. 

https://nrich.maths.org/8937 - Nrich (maths challenges and problem solving activities) 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers 

http://www.mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check 

https://www.numbergym.co.uk/ - Number gym (great for practising number bonds and times tables). Click on ‘online access’. School username: knavesmire. Password: racecourse. Once you have selected ‘table trainer’ or ‘bond builder’, your child can enter their own login. This is the first 3 letters of their first name and the first letter of their surname e.g. Joseph Bloggs = josb http://www.numbergym.co.uk/

 

SPELLING

https://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb/  - We set the children’s spelling homework via this great resource. Children are able to practise their spellings in a fun and interactive way. 

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/english/primary-spelling/spelling-year-4-age-8-9/ - Lots of fun activities and schemes of learning to support the spelling curriculumn. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-english-spelling-rules-with-the-super-movers-crew/zb9njhv - Lots of fun and catchy songs to help children remember their spellings. 

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-5454.htm  - A simple and effective way to master English spelling in school and at home.

 

WRITING & GRAMMAR

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/english/primary-grammar/grammar-year-4-age-8-9/ - A useful overview of what Grammar objectives children will learn in Year 4. 

http://www.pobble365.com/ 

http://www.literacyshed.com/ 

http://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/ 

https://www.teachitprimary.co.uk/writing-composition-ks2