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Year 4 

Hi everyone, well the weather hasn’t been as glorious this week, has it? I’ve been having to plan our walks around the weather! I do hope you have had a lovely week with your families 🙂

Here is what we will be covering this half term: Year 4 – Weekly Learning Overview v2

For Summer 2, our topic should have been Abracadabraaaa! (all about magic and things changing), so home learning logs will contain activities linked to this AND topics we have covered in school. Remembering to retain our sticky knowledge that we have already learnt! 




This week’s focus is Addition and Subtraction. I know we have recapped this at the beginning of our home learning journey, but it is a vital skill to all mathematics. So, it is important to consolidate. There are a variety of Addition and Subtraction fluency questions, then for a little bit of an extra challenge (I KNOW you all love a challenge) there are two pages of reasoning and problem solving this week!
Below are the videos for addition and subtraction to help remind you of the method!
Maths Addition

Maths – Column Subtraction

Year 4 – Maths 8.6.20

As you had all been working extra hard on your arithmetic skills, I have created an arithmetic paper for you to work through at your own pace. If you would like a challenge, set yourself a 20 minute timer.

Arithmetic 8.06.20 10

Extra Challenge: If you fly through these, I would like you to use all of the skills we have recapped recently (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) to create a worksheet that I could complete!




Recently, you have worked considerably hard on a variety of different question types – well done Year 4. Over the next coming weeks, we will be putting all these skills together to complete a reading comprehension. Remember to apply all of those skills you have been practising!

Year 4 – Reading 8.6.20 – Reading Info

Year 4 – Reading 8.6.20 – Questions

Year 4 – Reading 8.6.20 – Questions ANSWERS

Year 4 – Reading 8.6.20 – Table ANSWERS


This week’s focus is recapping compound and complex sentences! We have covered these before in our home learning journey, but it is really important to our writing that our sentence structures are very clear.

Compound Sentences Video

Complex Sentences Examples

Year 4 – Writing 8.06.20

Compound and Complex

After last week, you deconstructed a setting description through a narrative. I would like you to have a go at re-writing the beginning of the ‘The Midnight Fox’ focusing on describing the setting. Remember to create your own success criteria, to include all of the Year 4 content you have learnt so far.

Setting Description Writing Frame

Here are some word mats that you can use to help with description

KS2 Descriptive Setting Word Mat Busy Cities

KS2 Descriptive Setting Word Mat Countryside and Villages

KS2 Descriptive Setting Word Mat Hallways, Corridors and Stairs

KS2 Descriptive Setting Word Mat Rivers, Lakes, Steams and Waterfalls

KS2 Descriptive-Setting Word Mat Forests and Woodland

Spelling – This week’s is words ending in -ar / -er

Continuous Cursive

Look Say Cover Write Check

Word Search


The Wider Curriculum:

I would love to see which activities you have completed, you can send photos through school’s Facebook Messenger or Class Dojo (if you need the code for class Dojo, I can find these and resend)

Year 4 – Home Learning Log 8.6.20

Purple Mash – Check your 2do page!

Hope your week is as fabulous as you all are! ✨💌

Please make sure you stay safe, have fun and keep learning! I cannot wait to see all of your smiling faces and the work you create this week.

Remember, photos – send to Class Dojo or School’s facebook messenger

Miss you all lots…

Miss Coldron 😊👍♥