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Year 4 - May 12th 2020

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



30 minutes

PE with Joe!

Get active with Joe Wick’s 30-minute fitness videos. You can access today’s video here.

15 minutes

Fluent in Five

Complete Tuesday’s activities from the ‘Fluent in Five’ pack. As an adult to check your answers, using the answer sheet provided!

Rapid Reasoning

Complete Tuesday’s questions. Use the answer sheet to check your answers and to help you to correct any mistakes.

45 minutes


Below, there is a link for Oak National Academy, which is an online school that is run by teachers. Your task is to follow the learning journey this week, this includes watching the virtual lessons and completing the activities. You will need to press the 'next activity' button to advance the lesson.

Lesson 2: Measures – converting between cm and mm


20 minutes

Handwriting practise

If you have time, have a go at the ex- spelling word search!

1 hour


Continuing with our unit about ‘Amazing Aliens’

Today we are going to be recapping the 5Ws (or 5 bums on a rugby post!) which we learnt about in Autumn term - who, what, where, when, why

  • Have a go at writing your own 5W paragraph about the Alien’s mischief!
  • If you can, have a look at some real-life newspaper articles to see if you can identify the 5Ws
Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:


20 minutes

Reading – comprehension

  • Today is the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. Many of you will have learnt about Florence earlier on in school and the new Nightingale hospitals were named after her.

Inside the PDF document, there are three separate texts and questions about Florence Nightingale. Choose the 1-, 2- or 3-star text and answer the accompanying questions.


1 hour


Today we are going to look at grid references – which are a little bit like co-ordinates in maths!

Follow the PowerPoint to learn about 4-figure grid references. Remember the terms eastings and northings. The grid reference will lead you to the bottom left corner of the square.

Choose the 1-, 2- or 3-star map and activity. Use the grid references to crack the code!

20 minutes

Do some yoga!

Wind down at the end of the day by taking part in a Cosmic Yoga video.

Choose one of the activities to relax to here.