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Year 4 - May 18th 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



2 minutes

Morning Greeting

30 minutes

PE with Joe!

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

15 minutes

Read your reading book!

Activity:  Write one fact you have found out, one question you are wondering about and one thing you can infer from the text.

Use the Reading Activity sheet provided to record today’s learning and for the rest of the week!

15 minutes

Fluent in Five

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

Rapid Reasoning

Complete Monday’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 6: Measures: Time – Marathon Training


20 minutes

Spelling test/practise

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week! How many out of 10 did you get?

Spellings: Adding the prefix non- (meaning ‘not’)

Non-stick, non-stop, non-starter, non-smoker, nonsense, non-fiction, non-drip, non-violent, non-profit, non-believer

Use a dictionary to find out the meaning of any new or unfamiliar words. Can you use them in a sentence?

1 hour


This week, we are continuing with our unit about 'Amazing Aliens'. This week you are going to be using all of the week from the last two weeks to write your own Alien log!

  • Use the table on page 16 in order to draft out your writing, using the structure to help you.
  • Remember to include time adverbials!
Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:

If you have time, log onto Doodle Maths and answer your questions for the day!

1 hour


  • Go through the slides which discuss how sound travels over distances.
  • Attempt the investigation on slide 5 by setting an alarm on a phone and seeing what happens as you move further away.
  • Read the information about how telephones work and then have a go at making your own string telephone.

Once you have tested your string telephone out, choose the 1-, 2- or 3-star activity to complete.

20 minutes

Watch Newsround

Click here to watch today’s update.

Discuss the main stories with a partner or family member.