Year 4 Friday 1st May

Good Morning Year 4!

Happy Friday everyone, we hope that you are all well. In some ways it seems like the time is flying by and in others it seems very slow. I am sure the change in weather has contributed to this. Make sure that you take some time to relax over the weekend – play a board game, have a go at a family jigsaw or just snuggle up on the sofa and watch a film with a mug of hot chocolate.

We hope that you managed to watch the worship with the Archbishop of Canterbury, although we realise it was not the most straightforward to get to, we are working on an easier method for next week. Here is a worship you might like to share with your family for a bit of quiet time and reflection today.

Before you look at today’s learning, have a browse through our ‘Big Cat Gallery’ which features the stunning observational drawing artwork which you sent in.  

Miss Goddard, Miss Hardy and Mrs Happy

Big Cat Gallery

Helpful Reminders

Don’t forget you can email us on We would love to hear from you if you have a question, need a password, need some help, want to show us your work or even just say hello! Please get your grown up’s permission before you email us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Presentation – Please remember to do your very best work. Handwriting and presentation are as important at home as they are in school. You can complete your work in a book or if you need lined or squared paper you can get it here.

Note for parents: Hopefully your children will enjoy working through these activities and can do independently. We completely understand it may be difficult to complete all these tasks due to other family commitments or you are working from home, so please do not worry; complete what you can with your child. 

Maths – Friday Family challenge

Please find attached the White Rose Family Maths Challenges. On their website they suggest that questions 1-5 are most suitable for Year 4 children, but if your child is confident, by all means let them go as far as they can. There is no video for this however I always find it useful to have a piece of paper and a pencil to jot down my train of thoughts. Do have fun having a go at them.

If you fancy something different, why not give Miss Goddard’s ‘Daily Maths Challenge’  a go where today’s activity is an ‘Addition Maze’.  If you would like to access it, please click here

English and Science

Yesterday you looked at producers and consumers within a food chain. Hopefully you managed to get in the garden for a bit to do a field survey, I wonder what you found. I mentioned the pigeon and the crows (consumers) on my balcony, they were after the bird seed (producer). Today we have a bit of a quiz about food chains which you might like to have a go at, we have posted the answers too so you can check at the end. There is a PowerPoint attached as well which shows some different food chains, so you might be interested in that.

We would also like you to write a short explanation of your food chain. I have done one for the snow leopard as an example.


In Miss Stonehouse’s French lesson today, you will be continuing to practise the names of animals and describe them with a colour. 

Video Resources – Friday’s French with Miss Stonehouse

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Ongoing Daily Time Fillers 

Use your digital logins to play the following:-

  • TTRockstars – Play 5 garage games
  • Numbots – Play  for 15 mins
  • Spelling Shed – Play 3 rounds of this week’s spellings
  • Reading –  Read for at least 20 mins

The End!