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This week the whole school is taking part in Creative arts week! 

Click on the link below to find the distance learning timetable and all resources.

You will also find links to the Padlet pages to share your creations with us!

Distant Learning 29th June to 10th July 

 

Above is the next week of home learning 'Distant learning work for 29th- 10th July'. Like previously, there is an English, maths and foundation subject for each day. All resources can be found in the appropriate yellow star above. There is also a suggested timetable for those that wish to follow it. All work can be completed in your books, there is no need to print anything out.

 

Look out for our first ever Virtual Sports Day on Thursday 2nd July!

 

Take care and keep in touch on DB Primary, 

 

Miss Webb and Mr Barnes 

Distant Learning Work 15th - 26th June  

Above is the next week of home learning 'Distant learning work for 15th- 26th June'. Like previously, there is an English, maths and foundation subject for each day. All resources can be found in the appropriate yellow star above. There is also a suggested timetable for those that wish to follow it. All work can be completed in your books, there is no need to print anything out. 

 

It would have been the Y4 Mini Olympics this week! Last week (Monday 8th) you should have received an email sharing the details. Try and complete a challenge a day and send them to us on DB Primary. They can also be found in the foundation subject star above. If you complete all 10 you could be in with a chance of winning a mini olympics T-shirt!

 

Stay safe, we are thinking of you all, 

 

Miss Webb and Mr Barnes 

Distant Learning Work 1st - 12th June  

Above is the next week of home learning 'Distant learning work for 1st- 12th June'. Like previously, there is an English, maths and foundation subject for each day. All resources can be found in the appropriate yellow star above. There is also a suggested timetable for those that wish to follow it. All work can be completed in your books, there is no need to print anything out. 

 

Make sure you read the parent mail on the morning of Monday 8th to see the details for another virtual Science trip! In addition, during the second week Y4 would have been attending the Mini Olympics! The organisers are going to provide some activities in replacement for this which will be emailed out on Monday 8th June. 

 

If you have any questions remember to email your teacher on DB Primary! We hope you are all well and keeping safe. 

 

Miss Webb and Mr Barnes 

Distant Learning Work 18th - 22nd May 

Above is the next week of home learning 'Distant learning work for 18th-22nd May'. Like previously, there is an English, maths and foundation subject for each day. All resources can be found in the appropriate yellow star above. There is also a suggested timetable for those that wish to follow it. All work can be completed in your books, there is no need to print anything out. 

 

There is only one week of learning as the second week (Monday 25th - Friday 29th May) is half term! There is no work set, but there is a video from the Y4 team sharing some lovely ideas that will keep you busy over half term - make sure you watch it. All of the ideas are optional! We hope you are all well and we are really looking forward to seeing you! Mrs Henville has put together some packets of sunflower seeds for you to grow at home. Make sure you read the parent mail on the morning of Monday 18th to see the details of where to find them. If you have any questions, email your teacher on DB Primary.

 

We are really looking forward to hopefully seeing you soon.

Stay safe and take care, Miss Webb and Mr Barnes. 

Distant Learning Work for May 4th - May 15th

Above is the next two weeks of work 'Distant learning work for Monday 4th May - Friday 15th May final'. Like previously, there is an English, maths and foundation subject per day. All resources can be found in the appropriate yellow star above. There is also a suggested timetable for those that wish to use it. Just a reminder that Friday 8th May is a bank holiday so there is no work planned! All work can be completed in your books, no need to print anything out.

We hope you are all well and we are thinking of you, as always please contact us on DB primary if there are any problems or just to say hello... we would love to hear from you.

The Year 4 team have created some videos in this learning pack, so make sure you follow the YouTube links to see us!

 

Distance Learning for 20th April - 1st May 

Above is the new two week timetable of activities 'Distant learning work'. Each day has one maths, one English and one foundation subject. The resources can be found if you click on the appropriate 'star'. All of your work can be done in your books, under the date and learning intention. Any questions, please contact us on DB Primary!

 

Find your invite to Hogwarts below...

Welcome to Hogwarts Year 4!

Still image for this video

Summer Term 

Welcome to the Year 4 page, the summer term and of course... Harry Potter! We hope that you are keeping yourself safe and well at home. For the next two weeks (Monday 20th April-Friday 1st May) we have attached guidelines of work for your children to complete whilst they are at home. This is just a guide, please feel free to think outside of the box, play games and keep yourself as active as possible! Below is a daily timetable to help you structure your day if needed, alongside our guided daily work 'Distance learning for April 20th - May 1st'.  No need to print anything off, children can just write the answers in their books. There is a maths, English and foundation subject lesson per day. Children are still expected to read to an adult at least 3 times a week and spend time on TT Rockstars. 

 

Harry Potter

This term we will of course be learning about Harry Potter. Our class book will be Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Obviously we would prefer to be reading together, but rather than wait until this is possible, we will be using it in our English. For some, we understand this may be a challenging text and you may read the book independently, with an adult or you may choose to listen to the audio book. The links to  the books can be found above in the 'English resources'. All of the English lessons incorporate the book and therefore read at the pace that is set out in the English lessons... try not to be tempted to read ahead!

 

Please remember to use DB Primary to keep in contact with everyone, Miss Webb and Mr Barnes will be active at some point every day whilst the school is closed and would love to hear from you all! We are also available to contact by email. 

 

PE Activities: Joe Wickes on YouTube is providing 30 minutes of brilliant exercises everyday at 9am. Don't panic if you have other plans at 9am, they remain on YouTube so can be accessed at any time during the time. All teachers are joining in, you should too!

 

Mindfulness and wellbeing: Please see the 'Mindfulness and wellbeing' section in the Home learning tab below for mindfulness and wellbeing ideas at home. Parents, you can also find further information on this in the 'Well-Being' section on the school website. 

 

Please refer to each subject specific page on the school website for extra information or links to extra great ideas to keep busy at home! We are thinking of you all, stay safe!

Easter Holiday

 

You have now completed your first 2 weeks of working from home! Well done!

 

As it is now the Easter Holiday, we are not going to set you any work to do but we have a few challenges and ideas to help you decide what to do each day.

 

We would still like to hear from you though DB primary, we all like to read your news.

 

Enjoy yourselves, take care of each other and keep smiling.

Welcome to the Year 4 Page!

 

Miss Webb teaches in Class 3 and we welcome Mr Barnes who is now teaching in Class 4! We are very lucky to have the help from Miss Campbell, Mrs Henville and Mrs Kaminski as our TAs throughout the week.

 

Across the term, we have Madame Kelly teaching French, Mr Russell teaching PE and Mrs Mason teaching Music.

 

Please make sure PE kits are in school every day so our timetable can be as flexible as possible, however, we will have PE with Mr Russell on a Monday and Gymnastics on a Thursday the first half term, dance on a Thursday after half term.

 

Please also make sure that homework is handed in on a Monday/Tuesday every week ready to be marked and sent back out on a Wednesday. Children need to be spending 40 minutes on both their red book and their maths book. This includes their reading records which needs to be signed by an adult and include at least 3 reads per week. It is essential that children are using and accessing TT Rockstars regularly in preparation for their times tables check. Please see your class teacher with any further questions.

 

Below are some electronic copies of paper letters that have been sent out already including the timetable and curriculum newsletter.

 

Our topic this term is the Rainforests! We will be exploring both the rainforest as habitats including animals, as well as deforestation and conservation. During our term, we will be hosting a Rainforest Café on Wednesday 26th February to raise money for a cause (TBC). We will also get to enrich our learning with a trip to Colchester Zoo on Wednesday 1st April.

 

In addition to our topic, we will also be hosting the Year 4 Sleepover on Friday 28th February. The children will receive a letter with more information and a parents meeting will be held on Monday 3rd February.

 

As always please email or find us on the playground with any questions. Here's to an exciting term!

 

If you are off school at the moment, you can use the links below to support your learning at home.

 

Oxford Owl website

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home

Plenty of book banded e-books, maths games and activities, spelling and times tables practice. Free to register.

 

BBC Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

A wealth of activities divided to each of the Primary school subjects.

 

TT Rockstars

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth

Login should be in the back of your child's reading record. 

 

Times tables games

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

Please practice your times tables for at least 30 minutes everyday. 

 

Topic work 

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/rainforest.html

https://www.rainforest-alliance.org/

 

Child Line

Lots of interactive games to help look after your well-being and to help you with your feelings

https://www.childline.org.uk/kids/

 

 

 

In the event of school closure, please visit the home learning tab. 

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