Middle School Y3/Y4

We are now closed until further notice. Your child has a purple mash login with work regularly been set by your child’s teacher. For help with logins email info@alt.theharonytrust.org. You have also been sent a work pack with paper copies of learning as well as this here are a list of suggested websites for you to try!

 

Twinkl: Lots of different activities for all subjects and all ages. Set up a free account using the following link:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/sign-up

 

BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary

 

English

This website has lots of games the children can play to practise their spelling, punctuation and grammar.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

 

 

Maths

https://www.northmoor.theharmonytrust.org/TT%20Rockstars%20logo.pngAll children have been issued with a TT Rockstars login to practise their times tables:

play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 You will also find some fun maths games to play here for the children to practise their maths skills.

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/22/most-popular

This site also has some games where your children can practise their mental maths skills.  The ones with the green button are tablet friendly.  The others need flash player.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths

 

Let’s travel back 5,000 years to the dusty realms of Ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and curses, mummies and kings. Unravel the secrets of ancient tombs to find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods. Who knows what treasures you will find in our topic – Why is the River Nile so important?

In English, we will be writing diaries of ancient pharaohs, writing biographies and exploring poetry. We also have whole class shared VIPERS sessions, which unpick the reading process and enable the children to better understand what they are reading, as well as guided reading activities– where our children read as part of a group and weekly 1:1 reading with a teacher. We will continue with our new spelling scheme, where children get the daily opportunity to learn new spelling rules and apply them in their writing. Common exception words will be sent home with homework.

 

In maths, we will be concentrating on at money, length and fractions in Year 3. Whilst Year 4 will be extending their knowledge of fractions and decimals. Answering fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions to solve problems and think critically about our number learning. We will also be practising our maths fluency daily; with club 99 and High5, our approach to teaching the multiplication tables.

In Science, we will be exploring the mummification process, using our knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to try to mummify tomatoes with different substances.

In Art we will be recreating death masks using collage and sculpting amulets from mouldable materials.

 

At home you can help your child by…

Encouraging them to read every day and talking to them about what they have read; helping them to learn their multiplication tables; making sure they have completed their homework to a good standard; practising their spellings as well as talking to your children about what they have been learning in school – it’s good to talk!

Check out your child“s homework here!