Year 4 2019 - 2020

Miss Smith

Mrs Cash

Welcome to Year 4



Enjoying school at home


We have put together a timetable for you to try to stick to whilst your are studying at home instead of in school.  This timetable can be found in the workbook that we provided for you to work in whilst you are at home.  It can also be found below in FILES TO DOWNLOAD.  We are well aware that this may be a tricky time and thought that the timetable may help to keep you focussed whilst you are having to spend lots of time away from school.

Please remember if you have any problems or just fancy a chat email:


Week beginning: March 30th 2020

Hi everyone, I hope your first week of home learning went well and you managed to complete most of the tasks set. I have added more activities for you to complete this week. Complete what you can and do not worry if you don't get it all done. The most important thing is staying safe and enjoying this time with your family. Remember if you have any questions or feel like a chat, please email me on the above address as I am missing you all very much and it would be nice to hear from you!



Monday 30th March 

4-a-day: (See powerpoint)

Maths: Today we are learning something new. Try to have a go at dividing whole numbers by 10 (See powerpoint)

English: This week you will be writing your own story of 'When the giant stirred'. Today's job is to use the planning sheet below to plan your own story. 

Science: Electricty hunt in the home (See resources)


Tuesday 31st March

4-a-day: (See powerpoint)

Maths: Yesterday too easy? Have a go at dividing whole numbers by 100 (See powerpoint)

English: Start writing your story. Complete paragraphs 1 and 2, the opening and build up.

Art: Have a go at completing one of the challenges from the art resource in files to download. 


Wednesday 1st April

4-a-day: (See powerpoint)

Maths: Mind workout - Have a go at completing the mind workout on rounding decimals, remember, it's not easy!

English: Complete the rest of your story with paragraphs 3, 4 and 5, problem, resolution and ending. 

Come and See: Retell the Easter story. Add some art by looking in the files to download section. 


Thursday 2nd April

4-a-day: (See powerpoint)

Maths: Decimal review - Have a go at completing a review of everything we have learned so far on decimals. Don't worry if you have forgotten, we have had a crazy few weeks!

English: Reading comprehension (See files to download)

Science: Electrical hazards - can you list 8 hazards in the home?

Outdoor activity: Take a look at the outdoor learning activities and have a go at one. 


Friday 3rd April

4-a-day: (See powerpoint)

Maths: Arithmetic Test (See files to download)

English: Creative writing activity. Use the resource in files to download for support, how creative can you be?

Outdoor learning: Take a look at the outdoor learning activities and have a go at a second one.


I have also attached some spelling and handwriting practice for you to complete in your workbooks. There is also a document on keeping your mind healthy at home and don't forget, Joe wicks has a 30 minute workout every morning from 9:00am-9:30am on youtube. 



Week beginning: March 23rd 2020

Maths Task:

Over the past few weeks, year 4 have been learning about fractions and decimals. Please find attached powerpoint and worksheets to support your learning at home. Only complete worksheets that do not require any equipment or resources. (See files to download)


See 4-a-day Powerpoint for daily lessons. (See files to download)


English Task:

SPAG: Direct Speech (Files to download)


Monday English

Can you write a poem about a volcano.Think about using adjectives, alliteration, personification and similes to make your poem exciting to read. You might even want to try a shape poem!


Tuesday English

Comprehension - See Files to Download


Wednesday English

Complete the story of 'When the giant stirred'. The last page we read was the village chief explaining to the villagers they must leave the village. What will happen next? Where will the villagers go? Will the giant erupt? Will the villagers be able to return to their home?


Thursday and Friday English

Research the world's most dangerous and deadliest volcanoes (started this in class). Pick one and write a report about it.


Topic - Paper Mache Volcano

As we were going to do this in school, you could trying completing it at home. Use the link below for step by step instructions.


For the explosion, use bicarbonate soda, vinegar and red food colouring.



See Files to Download


There are lots of websites to help listed below:


Bitesize spelling

Verbs and Adverbs



Old trusty websites:

  • Vocabulary Here is a website which is full of exciting vocabulary. Click on the different links to find adjectives, adverbs, alternative words for said and many more! There is also a link called 'word classes' this will help you to revise what verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs are.

  • Maths A range of questions for you to test yourself.

  • Maths Telling the time and times tables games.

  • Sentence games. Here are some sentence games to help you to work on those complex sentences!


Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.


BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.


A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.


A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!


A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.


A site with links to  old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.


A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.

These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.  View on screen or print off for free.  Best used


Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.


This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.


Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.


A range of English games and activities.


Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.


A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.










Files to Download

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St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794