Year 4

Reading

We all know reading is important, so here is a website that can help you find books you might like. If you like the authour Abi Elphinstone for instance, you will find suggestions of other books similar to her.

https://www.thereaderteacher.com/bookmatch

Happy browsing!

Rainforest project reflection

We had an excellent start to year 4 learning all about the amazon rainforest. Firstly, we looked at the different layers of the rainforest. This was very hands on and we actually built it in our classrooms! Then, we looked at who lives in the rainforest. This included people, the Yanomami tribe, and the animals. We then moved onto looking at food chains and what eats what in the rainforest. This developed our knowledge of different animals as well as how a food chain works and the key terminology. After this, we looked at what causes it to rain. This involved investigating the water cycle. Finally, we looked at how we can protect the rainforest, where we staged our own protest about the use of palm oil, which you can watch below!

We hope you enjoy looking at the picture below of all our great learning.

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How can we protect the rainforest?

The children staged a protest after creating their own billboards to go with it. We came up with a protest chant and staged the protest on the recky!

Childline

Childline is available to help anyone under the age of 19 in the UK with any issue they're going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it's big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support you.

Childline - 0800 1111, https://www.childline.org.uk/

Being safe online

As we find ourselves in these strange times, you might find that your children are using technology more than they normally would to communicate with their friends. With that in mind, here are some links to remind them how to stay safe whilst online. 

Think_You_Know_Homelearning

Thinkyouknow.co.uk

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spellings

Please click on the attachment below to find the list of statutory spellings that need to be known by the end of Year 4. 

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spellings

Alan Peat Sentences

Please refer to the attachment below and use the different types of sentences to enhance your writing.

Alan Peat sentences

Useful_websites

Click on the link about to find a list full of useful websites that you might find helpful to aid your childs learning.

Health for Kids Looking after yourself kit.

Produced by the NHS Trust this is an additional resource to help you take care of yourself. It is packed with advice and activities to keep you healthy.

*Well-being kit*

Be Internet Legends have put together a new resource for families called the 'Well-being kit'. Please click on the uploaded documents below to find information and resources to help you, as a family, reflect on technology use, developing healthy digital habits and finding the right balance.

Legendary Learner Wellbeing Kit -Parent & Carer Letter

Legendary Learner Wellbeing Kit - Family Activities

Legendary Learner Wellbeing Kit - Family Link Guide

*Mental Health information*

Please see attached poster regarding mental health support for children, young people and families during COVID-19.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT POSTER