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Year 4 - May 4th 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!

1 hour


Fluent in Five starter.

Answer these five questions, based around column addition and subtraction.

  1. 4278 + 3967 =
  2. 7983 + 3089 =
  3. 9576 – 4115 =
  4. 7405 – 1234 =
  5. 8004 – 2634 =
  • Next, use the link below and complete Summer Term- Week 3 - Lesson 1 (Multiply 2-digit number by a 1-digit number)

Click here to access White Rose Maths


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 auto- (meaning ‘self’)

autograph, autobiography, automatic, autofocus, autocorrect, autopilot, autopsy, automobile, autonomy, autocue

  • Use a dictionary to find out the meaning of these words. Choose three of the words and try and use these in a sentence.
  • Follow the instructions on the ‘Prefix Slider’ activity to create a tool to help you learn your spellings this week.

1 hour


This week, we are starting a new unit of writing called ‘Amazing Aliens

  • Read the example text at the beginning of the Amazing Aliens booklet (pages 2 & 3)
  • Look at pages 4 and 5 which discuss vocabulary.
  • Complete the activity on page 5 where you need to create your own alien words!
Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:

1 hour

VE Day celebration week

  • This week, our afternoon learning is going to be about the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
  • Read the  PowerPoint to find out what VE Day was and why we are celebrating it.

20 minutes

Watch Newsround

Click here to watch today’s update.

Discuss the main stories with a partner or family member.