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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! We hope that you are keeping yourself safe and well at home. For the next two weeks (Monday 23rd March-Friday 3rd April) 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! All the work provided can be found at the bottom of this page in the 'Home Learning' tab. No need to print anything off, children can just write the answers in their books or take pictures which can be uploaded on DB primary. 


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!


Remember to use DB Primary to keep in contact with everyone, Miss Webb is going to be active at some point every day whilst the school is closed. 


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! 



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

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


BBC Bitesize

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


TT Rockstars

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


Times tables games

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


Topic work


Child Line

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




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

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