St William's Catholic Primary School

Christ at Our Heart

Young Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 9RG

01274 545743

office@stwilliams.bradford.sch.uk

BEECH Class

 

Hello Beech class and parents,

 

I hope you are all keeping well at home and staying busy. Here are some more fun learning activities for you to do:

 

PE – continue to complete a 30 minutes fun workout with Joe Wicks every day- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dance your heart out to energetic dance routines and songs with Zumba Kids- https://family.gonoodle.com/channels/zumba-kids

Enjoy yoga time with Cosmic Kids yoga adventures. Perfect for mindfulness and relaxation- https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Join in with these free, fun and easy to follow P.E. activities for the whole family to enjoy together. Continue to develop key skills in P.E. at home including: agility, footwork, striking, balancing, throwing, catching and coordination. These short online videos are delivered by P.E. teachers-   https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYGRaluWWTojV3An2WEgsQ4qGFy_91jDL

 

English – enjoy reading aloud and listening to poetry. Complete any poetry activities you come across along the way. You might find it helpful to sing, chant, clap, dance or drum along to experience the sounds and rhythm of the poems. You could even perform your favourite poem with actions - https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/poetry-for-children/

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/

Click on the names of our favourite poets to learn more about them, watch video interviews with them, read and even watch them perform their own poems - https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline/poet-videos

Take part in daily English lessons with BBC Bitesize with a mix of videos, animations, practice activities, quizzes and games- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-lessons/1   

Learn spellings at home - https://www.spellingtraining.com/. Click on ‘Random Words’ to create a spelling list, then scroll down the page and choose an activity: spelling practice, games or online spelling test. 

 

Maths – continue to learn your times tables- https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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

and division facts https://www.timestables.co.uk/spuq-division-tables.html

Ask someone at home to test you.

Learn Maths online every day, by following the link below-

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/  

Watch the video, find a quiet space to work on the 20-30 minutes activity and use the video guidance to support you to work through a lesson. 

 

Science – explore Science at home with these engaging weekly activities - https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/blog/topics/Explorify%20at%20home

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-teaching/primary

 

RE – enjoy reading and writing your favourite Bible stories -   

https://www.bibleforchildren.org/languages/english/stories.php

http://www.dltk-bible.com/%5C/cv/index.htm

 

Music – learn to sing and perform the pop song Count On Me by Bruno Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc6T9iY9SOU. This song is all about helping our friends in need.

 

History research and find out about the history of space travel -

https://kids.kiddle.co/Yuri_Gagarin - about Yuri Gagarin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQMZ-emCG-M – the first man in space You Tube clip.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/2014/newsspec_9035/index.html- the first space walk.

Then design and make your own rocket or space station.

 

Art children’s book author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph, is running draw-along videos every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Draw along with Rob and share your child’s masterpiece on the school Twitter or Facebook page- http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob. You can draw your very own unicorn, Sonic the Hedgehog, a racing car and many more pictures.  

Have fun doing art together, with the family run ‘Art for Kids Hub’ YouTube channel- https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

Join in with fun cartoon drawing workshops with the painter and cartoonist Pete McKee - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8f8ag58jDs&list=PLSRtXoaeseYGXzGb_yasSJ0HcIqf2S5IB&index=2&t=0s

 

P.S.H.E. Remember to stay safe online!

Play this fun game and answer online safety questions along the way - 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

This following webpage has been designed to support parents during school closures. Each fortnight, new home activity packs will be released with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home - 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/8-10s/

 

Use these fantastic Schools Linking Network Project resources at home with your families to think about community, identity, diversity, equality, well-being and connection- https://thelinkingnetwork.org.uk/home-learning-resources/  

 

For more super daily learning activities and lessons, click onto the Year 4 online classroom, on the Oak National Academy website - https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/schedule/#

 

Remember to stay safe, stay well and stay indoors.

Take care and see you soon Beech class,

Mrs Sandhu

Home Learning update - 18.05.20

 

 

 

Welcome to Beech Class.

STAFF: Teacher - Mrs Sandhu

           Teaching Assistant - Miss Hamilton

 

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Hello Beech class,

I hope you are all well. If you have completed your home learning packs, here are some more exciting activities for you to do:

English – enjoy listening to audiobooks of your favourite books https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/. Make puppets (e.g. using paper or card) of the book characters and retell the story.

Maths – continue to learn your times tables https://www.timestables.co.uk/ https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables and division facts https://www.timestables.co.uk/spuq-division-tables.html.

Ask someone at home to test you.

Learn Maths online every day, by following the link below: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Watch the video, find a quiet space to work on the 20-30 minutes activity and use the video guidance to support you to work through a lesson.

Science – How are animals classified? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6wwxnb Classification game- http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/class.html

RE – create some artwork to illustrate and retell the Easter story.

Music – develop your music knowledge and choir skills using this link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8

PE - complete a 30 minutes fun workout with Joe Wicks every day https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Geography – use the internet to research famous landmarks in London and Manchester. Present your work e.g. using PicCollage (a free app).

Use these fantastic Schools Linking Project resources at home with your families to think about community, identity, diversity, equality, well-being and connection- https://thelinkingnetwork.org.uk/home-learning/

 

Remember to stay safe, stay well and stay indoors

Take care and see you soon Beech class

Mrs Sandhu

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