Welcome to the Year 4 Distance Learning Hub! At the start of each week, we will be uploading new resources for your child to complete at home. These can be downloaded and printed or simply viewed online. In addition, this page also provides links to other websites and resources with ideas for delivering the school curriculum at home. 

NB If you would like to work from printed resources, and would like the school to print and send these to you, please contact the primary main office on 0121 458 5380.

We are also advising parents to sign up to the ActiveLearn website for free where you will be able to access online Maths games and eBooks from Abacus and Bug Club.

https://www.pearson.com/uk/forms/homeschool-planner-form.html

     

 

Summer Holiday Activities

We wish all of our children and families a lovely summer break.

For those wanting to complete additional activities over the holidays, we have provided resources below:

Y4 Summer Writing.pdf

Y4 W15 Space Crossword Puzzle.pdf

Y4W15 colour by number Multiplication and Division Facts.pdf

Y4W15 colour by numbers.pdf

Y4W15 maths mat .pdf

Y4W15 Maths.pdf

Y4W15 onwards Reading .pdf

Y4W15 Reading.pdf

Y4W15 Travel Workbook - India.pdf

 

Week beginning 13th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W14 maths .pdf

Y4W14 Maths mat .pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W14 arithmetic paper.pdf

Reading

Y4W14 Reading.pdf

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

 

Week beginning 6th July 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W13 Maths.pdf

Y4W13 maths mat.pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W13 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y4W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y4W13 Reading pdf.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 29th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W12 - Maths.pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W12 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y4W12 and 13 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y4W12 - Reading - Vikings Text.pdf

Y4W12 - Reading - Vikings Qs.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y4W12 - R.E - Hinduism.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 22nd June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W11 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W11 arithmetic paper.pdf

Writing

Y4W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y4W11 - Reading - A Little Princess.pdf

Y4W11 - Reading - A Little Princess Qs.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y4W11 - Jacob Lawrence.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 15th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W10 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W10 arithmetic paper.pdf

English

Y4W10 - English - Resource Seven Ghosts.pdf

Y4W10 - English - Activity.pdf

Y4W10 - English - Guidance.pdf

Writing

Y4W10 and 11 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y4W10 - Reading - Foreign Lands.pdf

Y4W10 - Reading - Foreign Lands Qs.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y4W10 - Science - Animals.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 8th June 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W9 - Maths - Activity.pdf

Arithmetic

Y4W9 arithmetic paper .pdf

English

Y4W9 - English - Resource Seven Ghosts.pdf

Y4W9 - English- Activity.pdf

Y4W9 - English - Guidance.pdf

Writing

Y4W9 - Writing.pdf

Reading

Y4W9 - Reading - Extreme Weather.pdf

Y4W9 - Reading - Extreme Weather Qs.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y4W9 - History - Anglo-saxons.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 1st June 2020

We hope all our families have had a lovely half term break. This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete:

Maths

Y4W8 - Maths - Activity.pdf

English

Y4W8 - English - Resource Seven Ghosts.pdf

Y4W8 - English - Activity.pdf

Y4W8 - English - Guidance.pdf

Reading

Y4W8 - Reading - Snowball and Ebony.pdf

Y4W8 - Reading - Snowball and Ebony Qs.pdf

Wider Curriculum

Y4W8 - Art - Paul Cezanne Study.pdf

Online physical activity videos can be accessed here.

Further Lesson Resources

In addition to the work we have provided above, daily lessons for a range of curriculum subjects can be access at Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#schedule

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

Week beginning 25th May 2020

This week we are providing a selection of activities for your child to complete at home during the half term break:

Y4 Witch Glitch-1-5.pdf

Y4 Witch Glitch-6-11.pdf

Y4 Witch Switch.pdf

Y4 Witch Watch.pdf

Y4 TfL.pdf

 

Week beginning 18th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around measure: Y4W7 - Maths - Activity.pdf

English

For English, read 'Munch, Crunch, Lunch': Y4W7 - English - Resource Munch, Crunch, Lunch.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

 Y4W7 - English - Activity.pdf     Y4W7 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y4W7 - Reading - It Couldn't Be Done.pdf     Y4W7 - Reading - It Couldn't Be Done Qs.pdf

 

 

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied States of Matter as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y4W7 - Science - States of matter.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAUckPMJKSY

More details about our Art Competition can be found here too.

 

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

 

Week beginning 11th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around division strategies: Y4W6 - Maths - Activity.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y4W6 - Maths - Guidance 2.pdf

English

For English, read the extract about Plastic: Y4W6 - English - Resource Plastic.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

 Y4W6 - English - Activity.pdf     Y4W6 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y4W6 - Reading - Cats.pdf    Y4W6 - Reading - Cats Qs.pdf

 

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Volcanoes as part of their Geography work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y4W6 - Geography - Volcanoes.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT6PAR_k_a0&list=PLuCRvi4eUu9lseqOVt3jMXy0Foz1ZvWNi&index=7

While on a walk this week, have a go at this exploration activity:

Living Streets - Discover.pdf
 

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

 

Week beginning 4th May 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around multiplication strategies: Y4W5 - Maths - Activity.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y4W5 - Maths - Guidance 2.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Bolds Go Wild: Y4W5 - English - The Bolds Go Wild.pdf

A read aloud version of the text can be found here.

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

 Y4W5 - English - Activity.pdf     Y4W5 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y4W5 - Reading - The Star.pdf     Y4W5 - Reading - The Star Qs.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Grayson Perry as part of their Art work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y4W5 - Art - Grayson Perry.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnKCGY9ZocA

While on a walk this week, have a go at this scavenger hunt:

Scavenger Hunt.pdf     Draw Your Walk.pdf
 

As always, please share your child's work with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

 

Week beginning 27th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around multiplication facts: Y4W4 - Maths - Activity.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y4W4 - Maths - Guidance 2.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Bolds Go Wild: Y4W4 - English - Resource The Bolds Go Wild.pdf

A read aloud version of the text can be found here.

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

 Y4W4 - English - Activity.pdf    Y4W4 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y4W4 - Reading - Teeth.pdf    Y4W4 - Reading - Teeth Qs.pdf

 

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied Living Things as part of their Science work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y4W4 - Science - Living Things.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH-7A3NVQbY&list=PLuCRvi4eUu9lseqOVt3jMXy0Foz1ZvWNi

Miss Pinchin also has a PE challenge for your child!
 

 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Miss Pinchin's challenge with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

We also recommend the BBC Bitesize website which has daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

 

Week beginning 20th April 2020

This week, we have a range of home learning activities for your child to complete.

Maths

For Maths, there are daily sessions to complete around counting and number work: Y4W3 - Maths - Activity.pdf

This document provides guidance for parents and pupils, as well as links to video tutorials and answers so children can self-mark their work: Y4W3 - Maths - Guidance 2.pdf

English

For English, read the extract from The Bolds Go Wild: Y4W3 - English - Resource The Bolds Go Wild.pdf

There are then Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling activities to complete. We suggest doing one activity a day:

 Y4W3 - English - Activity.pdf    Y4W3 - English - Guidance.pdf

We also encourage children to complete an additional reading comprehension activity: 

Y4W3 - Reading - A Real Virtual World.pdf    Y4W3 - Reading - A Real Virtual World Qs.pdf

Additional Activities

In the Autumn term, your child studied The Roman Empire as part of their History work. Here are daily activities to complete around this unit:  

Y4W3 - History - Roman Empire.pdf

Along with daily Joe Wicks exercises, please click here for an additional fitness activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe_HDfdmnaM

Mr Beardmore also has a second PE challenge for your child!
 

 

As always, please share your child's work and videos of your child completing Mr Beardmore's challenges with us at distancelearning@arkkingsacademy.org

 

Further Lesson Resources

Starting this week, the BBC Bitesize website is also launching daily lessons in all curriculum subjects. The content contains guidance, video tutorials and practise activities. The daily lessons can be accessed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons.

 

Week beginning 13th April 2020

We're providing further activities for your child to complete at home during the Easter break:

Year 4.2 Maths Picture Puzzles.pdf

Year 4.2 Multiple Mazes x8.pdf

Year 4.2 What Happened Next Picture Prompts.pdf

Year 4.2 Diary Template.pdf

Year 4.2 Who Was Buddha Brain Teasers.pdf

 

Mr Beardmore also has a PE challenge for your child!

 

 

Week beginning 6th April 2020

We wish all of our families a lovely Easter break during these unprecedented times. In order to continue to engage your child at home and maintain structure to their days, we are providing activities and puzzles for this week:

Year 4.1 Multiple Mazes x3.pdf

Year 4.1 Multiple Mazes x6.pdf

Year 4.1 Balancing Equations KS2.pdf

Year 4.1 Synonym Word Search.pdf

Year 4.1 The BFG Brain Teasers.pdf

 

Week beginning 30th March 2020

This week, pupils are expected to continue with their printed study packs that were given to them/sent out prior to school closing. For those that have finished these packs, additional resources can be found here:

Year 4 Home Learning Pack.pdf

Year 4 Home Learning Pack Guidance and Answers.pdf

It is also important children engage in daily physical activity. Tune in to Joe Wicks' daily workout at 9am here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

In addition, why not try: Just Dance - A Pirate You Shall Be - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe_HDfdmnaM

 

Week beginning 23rd March 2020

All Year 4 pupils have been issued with the following guidelines with accompanying study packs of learning activities they can do at home as part of our Distance Learning programme:

Year 4 Study Pack Guidelines.pdf

In addition, your child may also wish to complete the following:

Year 4 Practical Ideas.pdf

We also encourage children to engage in regular exercise. This week's active video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w

 

Additional Distance Learning Resources

This section provides links to websites for additional activities children can do at home.

 

Reading - Online Stories

It's always lovely to share stories with children and this is something we do every day in school! While at home, you can access online stories on Storyline Online: https://www.youtube.com/user/StorylineOnline

These are popular stories read by celebrities that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike!

 

Writing - Pobble 365

 On Pobble 365, an image is uploaded every day to spark children’s imagination and encourage them to write. Encourage your child to take 15 minutes to look at the pictures, answer the questions and write like an author! http://www.pobble365.com/

 

Writing - Super Movers

The BBC Super Movers website has lots of engaging teaching videos around key objectives from the Key Stage 3 English Curriculum.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-english-collection/zmv4scw

 

Spellings

Each week, your child can practise spellings aligned to the National Curriculum expectations for their year group.

The spellings for each week can be found in this document:  AKAP Weekly Spelling Lists for Pupils - All Year Groups.pdf

The spelling workbook for children to practise each day can be downloaded here: AKAP Year 4 Spelling Workbooks.pdf

 

Mathematics - Times Tables

Your child has been issued with a Times Tables Rockstars username and password. Children can access times tables games and competitions on any device.

Login here: https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 

Mathematics - Numbots

Using the same username and password as Times Tables Rockstars, pupils can also access Numbots, an online game for learning key maths facts.

Login here: https://play.numbots.com/#/intro

 

Mathematics - Math Playground

Math Playground has online games for pupils to play that link to the core areas of the Maths National Curriculum: number, four operations, fractions, measure, statistics and algebra. https://www.mathplayground.com/math-games.html

 

History - The School Run

To develop children's research skills, pupils can learn about a topic that interests them by searching The School Run website. There are a range of non-fiction texts to read as well as key vocabulary for children to learn. This year, your child has studied the Romans, Saxons and Vikings, so these would be good units to continue researching! 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/other-subjects/history

 

Geography - 3D Geography

The 3D Geography website contains downloadable 3D templates for children to cut and make in order to make geographical models. Children are also able to access geographical videos and websites. This year your child has learnt about volcanoes, so this topic can be explored in more detail.

https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/

 

Science - The Children's University of Manchester

This website is packed for of 'interactive learn screens' where children can watch animations about different scientific processes, then answer questions to consolidate understanding. The website is great for other subjects too!

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/

 

Art - Primary Homework Help

If children have artistic materials at home, they can draw inspiration from a range of artists and artwork that they can research on Primary Homework Help.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Art.html

 

Computing - Typing Club

An important skill that children need in life is the ability to type. As adults, we may take this for granted, but the Typing Club's free online course is great to teach children step-by-step how to type. A little bit of practice each day will really help your child develop this important skill.

https://www.typingclub.com/

 

French Games

Last year, your child started learning French. French Games has lots of interactive games for your child to learn and practise using French vocabularly.

https://www.french-games.net/frenchgames

 

French - Super Movers

The BBC Super Movers website also has online videos of Children's Match of the Day presenter Ben Shires teaching French greetings!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/modern-foreign-language-collection/zhbky9q

 

PE - home workouts

It's important children engage in regular daily exercise. Joe Wicks has recorded a variety of 5 minute fitness activities aimed at primary school children. These can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&safe=active

 

PE - Cosmic Kids Yoga

Cosmic Kids Yoga is a YouTube channel with a variety of yoga workouts aimed at primary children: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlg052EKMtk