Home Learning

Home Learning for Year 4 -Week 1

Year 4 Home Learning Tasks – Week 1:

Literacy tasks:

·        This week, write a letter to your best friend to tell them how you are spending your time off school.

·        Imagine that Jub from our story has lost the Happy Endings. Write 2 different fairy-tales of your own choice, except replace the happy endings, with unhappy ones.

·        Research forests using the websites below and write your own report on forests.






Writing with Jane Considine

Watch this video to see how super sentence stacker sentences will work.

A story for the Nation

You can even send your work to Jane.

Twitter @ JaneConsidine

Facebook –The Training Space

Or  Email jancce@thetrainingspace.co.uk



Read a book for 30 minutes a day, writing a brief summary of the events of each daily read. After finishing the book, you could write a blurb, a book review or even retell the story from a different point of view.


Online, famous children’s writer David Wailliams is doing daily Story Time.


Dr Chip has different activities for each day of the week. If you think you would be interested look ahead – to see what resources you will need.

There are also hundreds of fantastic audio books that you can listen to at the website below.





·        Spend 15 minutes a day on Timestables Rockstars, or practising your timetables in your own way.

·        Spend 15 mins a day on the following website where there are a range of Maths games you can play https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers.

·        Make up your own daily morning countdown where there are 6 numbers that together can be used to make a target number. (To make it more challenging try to use 6 numbers that can be used in a different way to make the same target number.)

·        https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/?fbclid=IwAR0m7OuMSbiP3oKaLZbMtHnY8PLzYheucfsjH7_hqIhzEdck9rHK2u8h2h8 all year groups will be loaded soon. This has video clips online of a teacher teaching.



This week, draw your own version of the water cycle. Can you label this water cycle using terms like, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, streams, rivers, sea and clouds.



This week, try and remember five techniques to improve your mental well-being. Create a poster showing the techniques you have researched.

25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children and Teens



Read the story of the Pentecost from the Bible. Then write a diary entry imagining you were there and witnessed the event.




Create your own Venn and Carroll diagrams like we did in class, to classify and group different animal species. You could group them based on what they eat, where they live, how they move around.


Online there is also Dr Chip’s daily dose of Science, Engineering and Computing


If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel


There is also, Let’s Go Live Science with Maddie Moate and Greg Foot

Talking about Science and Nature with a theme each week. If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.




Online, there is also Body Beats body percussion online lesson

Music – with no instrumnets!

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.



Online, there is also Art Ninja for you to practise your Art skills.


Expert art animator who can get you creating.