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17th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are directing a film (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell). Head across to BBC Bitesize for the Big Quiz (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a final challenge (which closes at 2.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. You can find the latest Sumdog results here. You should also find the answers to Monday's homework in the documents below.

This week's project: Science and Music unite. Elsewhere, scroll down the Computing page to get creative with RE...

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).                                                                                                                         Have a great (and safe) holiday!

16th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are creating a comic strip (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell). Head across to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are looking at bar charts and Year 4 are plotting coordinates. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize also have a useful Science lesson which investigates light. You can find it here.

 

 

This week's project: Science and Music unite. Elsewhere, scroll down the Computing page to get creative with RE...

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

15th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are revising creative writing (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell). Head across to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are looking at pictograms and Year 4 are describing position. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize also have a useful Science lesson which investigates forces in sport. Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here.

 

 

This week's project: Science and Music unite. Elsewhere, scroll down the Computing page to get creative with RE...

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

14th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where it would be useful for both years to look at writing instructions

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell). Head across to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are adding and subtracting capacity and Year 4 are completing shapes using symmetry. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize also have a useful Science lesson which investigates how sound travels. You can find it here.

 

 

This week's project: Science and Music unite. Elsewhere, scroll down the Computing page to get creative with RE...

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

13th July

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are writing a newspaper article and Year 4 are revising adverbs and fronted adverbials. Don't forget the new text on this Literacy page

 

 

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell). Year 3 are comparing capacity over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are looking at symmetry. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.  The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.

 

This week's project: Science and Music unite. Elsewhere, scroll down the Computing page to get creative with RE...

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

10th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize for this week's bookclub: Be Amazing! An Inspiring Guide To Being Your Own Champion (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here). There is a new text on this Literacy page too.

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden). There are challenges for both years on BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

This week's project: Scroll down the Geography page and revisit the world of biomes. This stunning work by Jacob should give you an idea or two...

 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

9th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are revising word types and Year 4 are writing a newspaper article.

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden). Year 3 are measuring capacity over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are classifying quadrilaterals. Log into your Sumdog account for a division challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize have a useful Art lesson looking at Aboriginal and African art (you can find it here).

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the Geography page and revisit the world of biomes.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

8th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are looking at alliteration in headlines (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden). Year 3 are adding and subtracting mass over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are classifying triangles. Log into your Sumdog account for a multiplication challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize have a useful Art lesson looking at the Pop Art movement (you can find it here).

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the Geography page and revisit the world of biomes.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

7th July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are looking at newspaper reports (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Those who left their Comprehension books in school will find this week's English homework in the documents at the bottom of this section.

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden). Year 3 are comparing mass over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are comparing and ordering angles. Log into your Sumdog account for a subtraction challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

For those at home, BBC Bitesize have a useful Music/Science lesson (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the Geography page and revisit the world of biomes.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

6th July

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are revising subordinating conjunctions and Year 4 are revising conjunctions

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden). Year 3 are measuring mass in g and kg over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are identifying angles. Log into your Sumdog account for an addition challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the Geography page and revisit the world of biomes.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

3rd July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize for this week's Book Club (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget the new text on this Literacy page

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Miss Greer). There's Numeracy challenges for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (it closes at 3.00pm and today's questions could be on any Numeracy subject...). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

Remind yourself about the Science of teeth and the digestive system with this BBC Bitesize session (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

 

 

This week's project: Art and RE unite for the story of Creation. Add an extra dimension to your work by creating a Creation animation using skills on the Computing page.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).  Have a great weekend!

2nd July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are using bullet points (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). There is a new text on this Literacy page

 

 

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Miss Greer). Year 3 are telling the time in five minute intervals over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are interpreting line graphs. Log into your Sumdog account for a further Shape and Space challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

BBC Bitesize currently have a useful Science session looking at rocks, soils and fossils (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

 

This week's project: Art and RE unite for the story of Creation. Add an extra dimension to your work by creating a Creation animation using skills on the Computing page.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

1st July

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are writing a letter (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Miss Greer). Year 3 are recognising 3D shapes over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are looking at line graphs. Log into your Sumdog account for a Shape and Space challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

BBC Bitesize currently have a useful Geography session looking at Oceans (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

 

This week's project: Art and RE unite for the story of Creation. Add an extra dimension to your work by creating a Creation animation using skills on the Computing page.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

30th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are coordinating conjunctions and Year 4 are looking at fiction and non-fiction

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Miss Greer). Year 3 are recognising 2D shapes over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are comparing data. Log into your Sumdog account for a further number problems challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

 

This week's project: Art and RE unite for the story of Creation. Add an extra dimension to your work by creating a Creation animation using skills on the Computing page.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that today is your last chance to enter the European Space Agency competition. You will find details on the Art page.

29th June

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are revising prefixes and Year 4 are using suffixes

Test your calculation skills here (with questions supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Miss Greer). Year 3 are exploring lines and shapes over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are learning to interpret charts. Log into your Sumdog account for a number problems challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

 

This week's project: Art and RE unite for the story of Creation.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you have until tomorrow to enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page.

26th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize for a new look at a classic story (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget the new text on this Literacy page too.

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Dryden!). There's Numeracy challenges for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a further challenge (it closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

There is a useful BBC Bitesize French session looking at vocabulary to describe families and hobbies (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here). The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.  

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the History page to discover the importance of Martin Luther King. 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you can still enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page. Have a great weekend!

25th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Over on BBC Bitesize both years are creating characters (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). There is a new text on this Literacy page (Year 4 might remember the author from the Mind Reader stories that we enjoyed last year). 

 

 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Dryden!). Over on BBC Bitesize Year 3 are looking at parallel and perpendicular lines while Year 4 are solving money problems. Log into your Sumdog account for a Number Problems challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here

 

There is a useful BBC Bitesize Science session exploring how we hear Sound (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

This week's project: Scroll down the History page to discover the importance of Martin Luther King. 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you can still enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page.

24th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize for a National Writing Day challenge (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been supplied by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Dryden!). Year 3 are describing lines over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are estimating money. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Today's focus is Time and those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Once again, you can earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

There is a useful BBC Bitesize Geography session examining Rivers (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

This week's project: Scroll down the History page to discover the importance of Martin Luther King. 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you can still enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page.

23rd June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize for further reading work (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden!). Year 3 are comparing angles over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are comparing and ordering amounts of money. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Today's focus is subtraction and those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Once again, you can earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

There is a useful Computing session from BBC Bitesize looking at the dangers of viruses and malware (Year 3 can find it here/Year 4 here).

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the History page to discover the importance of Martin Luther King... 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you can still enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page.

22nd June

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize to read and understand texts (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been supplied by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Dryden!). Year 3 are exploring angles and turns over on BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are looking at amounts of money. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Today's focus is addition and those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more.

 

 

This week's project: Scroll down the History page to discover the importance of Martin Luther King... 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget that you can still enter the European Space Agency competition too. You will find details on the Art page.

19th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Over on BBC Bitesize both years are looking at Slime by David Walliams (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

Test your calculation skills here (a final set of questions by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Bell!). There's Numeracy challenges for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a second data challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who scored 50 or more in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 70 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.  

 

 

This week's project: Head over to the Art page for details of a competition being run by the European Space Agency. 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).   Have a great weekend!

18th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Over on BBC Bitesize Year 3 are looking at amazing alliteration while Year 4 are exploring rhyming in poetry. Don't forget the new text on this Literacy page too.

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Bell!). There's further fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 are problem solving with adding and subtracting fractions while Year 4 are rounding decimals). Log into your Sumdog account for a data challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.  

 

 

This week's project: Head over to the Art page for details of a competition being run by the European Space Agency. 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

17th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are looking at poetry (Year 3 are enjoying nonsense poetry while Year 4 are learning a poem). You will also find a new text on this Literacy page.

 

 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Bell!). There's yet more fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 are subtracting fractions with the same denominator while Year 4 are ordering decimals). Log into your Sumdog account for a further money-based challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 70 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.

 

This week's project: Head over to the Art page for details of a competition being run by the European Space Agency!

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

16th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are looking at sound words (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy genius, Mrs Bell!). There's more fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 are adding fractions with the same denominator here/Year 4 are comparing two decimals here). Log into your Sumdog account for a money-based challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.

 

 

This week's project: Head over to the Art page for details of a competition being run by the European Space Agency!

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing and animation skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

15th June

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are exploring poetry (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here (this week's questions have been written by guest Numeracy expert, Mrs Bell!). There's more fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 are ordering fractions here/Year 4 are writing decimals here). Log into your Sumdog account for a division challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.

The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.  

 

 

This week's project: To infinity and beyond... Head over to the Art page for details of a competition being run by the European Space Agency!

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

12th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are looking at the excellent book Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Don't forget the new text related to this week's Geography project on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Both Year 3 and Year 4 are data handling with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a multiplication challenge which closes at 3.00pm. Those who took part in yesterday's work should again discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 70 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.

 

This week's project: Scroll to the bottom of the Geography page for work linked to World Environment Day/World Oceans Day. Here are some examples of the excellent work received so far...

 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills/create new animations with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).                                                                                                                                      Have a great weekend!

11th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are exploring synonyms and antonyms (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). You will find a new text related to this week's Geography project on this Literacy page.

 

 

Test your calculation skills here. There's more fraction action for Year 3 with BBC Bitesize as they compare two fractions while Year 4 are dividing 1/2 digit numbers by 100. Log into your Sumdog account for a subtraction challenge which closes at 3.00pm. Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. You can find the latest Sumdog results here.

 

This week's project: Scroll to the bottom of the Geography page for work linked to World Environment Day/World Oceans Day.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

10th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are using a thesaurus (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. Today it's fraction action for all with BBC Bitesize: Year 3 are finding the missing numerators and denominators of equivalent fractions while Year 4 are problem solving using hundredths. Log into your Sumdog account for an addition challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.

 

This week's project: Scroll to the bottom of the Geography page for work linked to World Environment Day/World Oceans Day.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

9th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are using dictionaries (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. Today it's fraction action for Year 3 with BBC Bitesize (equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions) while Year 4 are dividing numbers by 10. Log into your Sumdog account for a second fractions challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated.

 

This week's project: Scroll to the bottom of the Geography page for work linked to World Environment Day/World Oceans Day.

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills with the Computing page. There are also a host of past BBC Bitesize sessions to dip into covering everything from Art to History (Year 3 here/Year 4 here).

8th June

New homework has been posted here and you should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below. Those who left their Comprehension books in school will also find copies of this week's homework in the documents below.

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are mastering inverted commas (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. There's fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 are looking at equivalent fractions here/Year 4 are examining tenths here). Log into your Sumdog account for a fractions challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Those who took part in Friday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated too.  

 

 

This week's project: Scroll to the bottom of the Geography page for work linked to World Environment Day (5th June) and World Oceans Day (8th June).

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Improve your touch-typing skills with the Computing page.

5th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here - in glorious colour once again! Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are using inference to be a reading detective (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. There are Numeracy challenges for both years with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for today's challenge (which closes at 3.00pm). Today it's a final day of subtraction problems. Those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 75 or more.

Head over to the RE page for a reminder of the Creation Story while, at the bottom of the Computing page, it's time to put all of your touch-typing skills to the test.   BBC Bitesize have this useful French lesson which ties in with some of our work and may be of interest.   The Home Learning Gallery has been updated too.  

 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker.

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Jude (207 points!), Elliot (142), Elizabeth (133), Jacob (132) and Luis (113)... The final results are here.                                                                                                                                                 Have a great weekend!

4th June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here - in glorious colour! Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are revising apostrophes for possession (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Add greater detail to your Geography research on biomes. Edit your work with the familiar steps on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Once again, there's a fraction focus for both years with BBC Bitesize. Year 3 are looking at non-unit fractions of an amount while Year 4 are problem solving with fractions. Log into your Sumdog account for a challenge involving subtraction. The challenge closes at 3.00pm and those who took part in yesterday's work should discover a reward. Earn a reward today with a score of 50 or more.

Quel temps fait-il? Head to the French page for new vocabulary about weather and possible fashion disasters. Don't forget to share your completed work (like these excellent examples from Jacob).

 

 

Ongoing tasks: Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Practice touch-typing with Purplemash - find the details at the bottom of the Computing page. 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (344 points!), Jude (201), Elliot (108), Elizabeth (106) and Daisy (99)... The final results are here.

3rd June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here - in colour! Head over to BBC Bitesize where both years are revising apostrophes for contraction (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

On this day in 1965 Ed White became the first American astronaut to make a spacewalk as the Cold War began to heat up. If you've not yet done so head over to this Literacy page for a new text explaining the background to the Space Race between Russia and America.

 

 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Both years are finding fractions of amounts with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Today's Sumdog challenge involves further questions on addition and, as ever, it ends at 3.00pm (those who took part in yesterday's challenge should discover a reward! Earn a further reward today with a score of 60 or more).

Examine the world of biomes by scrolling down the Geography page and keep up your touch-typing practice with the Computing page. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated with examples of the Rosa Parks writing. Please email a scan or photograph of your finished writing (plus the Mother Teresa charity work) or save it with your name as the title (so that it can be found) on Purplemash. 

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (217 points), Luis (181), Elizabeth (136) and Jacob (77). Final scores are here.

2nd June

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here - now in colour! Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are exploring fronted adverbials and Year 4 are using brackets.  

There is a new text on this Literacy page linked to the Apollo 13 mission (you can find out more about Apollo 13 on the History page and this Literacy page). Discover how the race for space began with people wearing feathers!

 

 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. There's further fraction action with BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are looking at marking fractions on a number line and Year 4 are subtracting fractions. Today's Sumdog challenge involves questions on addition and, as ever, it ends at 3.00pm (those who took part in yesterday's challenge should discover a reward! Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 or more).

Return to your Rosa Parks writing and edit it with the familiar steps on this Literacy page. Be prepared for our upcoming French work by scrolling down the page and reminding yourself of weather vocabulary. BBC Bitesize has a useful weather lesson with a Geography focus (which links with our climate work). Don't forget to keep up your touch-typing practice on the Computing page (can you improve upon your scores?).   

At 11.45am the Sumdog leader Board is: Theo (329 points!), Elizabeth (135), Luis (110), Elliot (105) and Isaac (93)... The final results are here.

1st June

Welcome back. New homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are looking at similes and metaphors while Year 4 examine the suffixes -ous and -sion.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Tables Toons/Multiplication Monster and Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. There's fraction action for both years with BBC Bitesize. Year 3 are looking at fractions on a number line while Year 4 are adding fractions. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge. Today it's questions about measurement and, as ever, the challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Build on your touch-typing skills by scrolling down the Computing page. Elsewhere, the History page describes the lady who made a stand by sitting down...

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Elliot (110 points), Seth (110), Elizabeth (87), Jude (83) and Emily (73)... Final results are here.

22nd May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize where you may discover why Mr Gum is a Bad Man (Year 3: here/Year 4: here). Remind yourself of the -ous suffix by scrolling down this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker/Purplemash's Tables Toons. There are Numeracy challenges with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: here/Year 4: here). Log into your Sumdog account for questions on multiplication. The challenge ends at 3.00pm and those who took part in yesterday's Sumdog work should discover a reward if their final score was above 50... Earn a further reward today by scoring 50 points or more.

Numeracy and French unite: head down the French page for further time vocabulary (reading half past and quarter past the hour). Try your hand at drawing in the style of Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory by scrolling down the Art page. Don't forget to practice your touch-typing skills. You could modifying and improve your animations too. The details for both tasks are on the Computing page. 

The Home Learning Gallery has been updated. If you have work that you wish to share do please email it.

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Elizabeth (178 points!), Isaac (157), Elliot (120) and Jacob (106)... Results are here. Have a great (safe) half term holiday!

21st May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize to create a formal report (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Edit your desert poetry with the familiar steps on this Literacy page. You may wish to create a final copy of your poems using the Purplemash 2Publish tool.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker/Purplemash's Tables Toons. There's further fraction work with BBC Bitesize where Year 3 are looking at tenths while Year 4 are comparing fractions including those greater than 1Scroll down to the bottom of this Numeracy page for new questions involving problem solving (don't worry: they are quite straightforward today!). Log into your Sumdog account for questions on number and place value. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm and those who took part in yesterday's Sumdog work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 points or more.

Discover the identity and significance of Lakshmi by scrolling down the RE page. You can also improve your animation skills on the Computing page with an excellent tool known as the "Onion Skin"!

At 1.15pm (a bit later than usual, I know) the Sumdog Leader Board is: Eliza (153 points!), Will (140), Jacob (97) and Isaac (88)... The final results are here.

20th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize to explore the world of subordinating conjunctions (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Pop over to this Literacy page for some perfect poetry and alliteration with a desert feel to it (look out for a newspaper from exactly 29 years ago which features a familiar astronaut too).  

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker/Purplemash's Tables Toons. Tackle further fractions work with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: Unit and non-unit fractions/Year 4: Equivalent fractions). Log into your Sumdog account for questions on time and shape. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm and those who took part in yesterday's Sumdog work should discover a reward. Earn a further reward today with a score of 50 points or more...

 

 

Scroll down the French page to try the "oi" sound. Elsewhere, Geography has invaded the Science page - scroll down it to the Water Cycle to find out more. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated. Don't forget to email your work if you would like to share it.  

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Elizabeth (97 points), Elliot (86), Jacob (57), Isaac (54) and Margot (46)... The final results are here.

19th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize to try and spot the difference between formal and informal language (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker/ Purplemash's Tables Toons

Year 3 get to continue their BBC Bitesize fractions work while Year 4 get to simplify fractions. Log into your Sumdog account for a final day of fraction action. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm and those who took part in yesterday's Sumdog work should also discover a reward... Scroll down this Numeracy page for further short division questions (there are some word problems for Year 4).  

Head down the History page for a new task involving the work of Mother Teresa while a trip down the Geography page will take you to the curious world of deserts (not to be confused with desserts!).

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Jacob (121 points), Daisy (109), Elliot (95) and Jude (79)... Final scores are here.

18th May

New homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize to enter the world of fact and opinion (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Pop over to this Literacy page to meet up with Word Families. 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Don't forget Purplemash's Tables Toons too. 

Year 3 can dive into fractions with BBC Bitesize while Year 4 are working along similar lines with tenths and hundredths. Log into your Sumdog account for more fraction action. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm (those who took part in Friday's Sumdog work should also find a reward...).

Take your touch-typing to the next level by scrolling down the Computing page. Elsewhere, the History page describes the extraordinary first achieved by the lady below - exactly 29 years ago today.

 

 

Don't forget, if you have work that you wish to share with others in the Home Learning Gallery then please do email it. If you cannot remember the email address then please use the one which should be scrolling along the bottom of this screen. 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Jacob (95 points), Elliot (90), Isaac (89) and Elizabeth (82)... Final scores are here.

15th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head across to BBC Bitesize where both Year 3 and Year 4 can marvel at how Charlie Changes Into a Chicken (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Remind yourself of the suffixes -ing, -ed, -er and -est by scrolling down this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Purplemash has another excellent multiplication tool: Table Toons. Find out more on this Numeracy page

 

 

BBC Bitesize has some Numeracy challenges to try (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a further challenge; today it involves data (graphs, charts, etc...). As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Head down the Art page for a look at the most famous Surrealist painting of them all and try your hand at creating a melting picture or two. Return to the Computing page and have another go at touch-typing. Can you improve upon your score(s)? Don't forget that exercise/PE is important too.

 

 

This weekend is the anniversary of the Dambusters raid. In 1943 a group of pilots flew their planes low enough and fast enough to bounce a bomb weighing more than rhinoceros across the surface of water - at night! It was Numeracy and Science in action! But why do it at all? What was happening in 1943? You can find out more about the Dambusters with the Imperial War Museum while this BBC News page will show you just how far the bombs could bounce! Look at the photograph on the right. It was taken only a few years ago. Can you spot the area where the dam was repaired?  

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Isaac (78 points), Elliot (77) and Elizabeth (35)... The final scores are here.

Have a great weekend!

14th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head across to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 have to work out whether they are there, their or they're while Year 4 get to try their hand at proofreading. Return to this week's Geography writing; edit improve your work with the familiar steps on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Year 3's BBC Bitesize focus is multiplication and division problems while Year 4 move from perimeter into a whole new area. Scroll down this Numeracy page for new division problems. Log into your Sumdog account for further problems involving measurement. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Head down the RE page for details about the concept of karma and dive to the bottom of the Computing page for some touch-typing skills. The Home Learning Gallery has been updated too (look all the way down the page - there's a lot to see!)

 

 

At 11.45am the top of the Sumdog Leader Board is: Elliot (115 points) and Elizabeth (93)... The final scores are here.

13th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Year 3 get to show off their proofreading skills with BBC Bitesize, while it's the turn of Year 4 to try their hand at diary writingYou will also find a new text on this Literacy page. You can remind yourself of the re- prefix here.

 

 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Work on the Sumdog challenges earlier this week should now prove useful for Year 3 whose BBC Bitesize focus is dividing a 2 digit number by a 1 digit number. Year 4 have the opportunity to build upon their knowledge of perimeter. Log into your Sumdog account for problems involving measurement. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Feeling overworked? Well, luckily you can cool down with the Geography page!  Elsewhere, you can also discover the link between Computing and these familiar characters...  The Home Learning Gallery has been updated too!

 

 

At 11.45am the top of the Sumdog Leader Board is: Jude (173 points), Daisy (149), Jacob (127) and Elizabeth (116)...

The final scores are here.

12th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Remember our recent work on Anne Frank? Today Year 3 get to try their hand at diary writing with BBC Bitesize while it's the turn of Year 4 to race over like a speeding bullet and explore similes and metaphors.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. All this work with multiplication tables will be especially helpful to Year 3 whose BBC Bitesize focus is multiplying a 2 digit number by a 1 digit number. Year 4 get to brush up their knowledge of perimeter. Scroll down this Numeracy page for new short divisions questions. Log into your Sumdog account for a final day of division problems. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Scroll down this page for details on how to tell the time in in French. What do rockets, Mickey Mouse and some very colourful shapes have in common? A German artist called Oskar Fischinger would have known the answer - you can find him here (on a different page to the one you might expect...).

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (380 points), Elizabeth (135), Jacob/Theo (133) and Jude (99)... Check the final scores here. How did you do?

11th May

New homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Year 3 can race over to BBC Bitesize like a speeding bullet and explore similes and metaphors, while Year 4 can recount their experiences of recounts. Scroll down this Literacy page for a reminder of the "u" sound spelt "ou" (there's even a catchy tune involved!). 

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. This will be especially useful for Year 3 whose BBC Bitesize focus is multiplying and dividing by 8. Year 4 get to show off their problem solving using multiplying and dividing. Log into your Sumdog account for further division problems. As ever, today's challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Head over to the History page to learn about an elderly lady who was able to halt a war and look down the Science page for changes in states of matter. On this day in 1904 this man was born...

 

 

If you haven't discovered him already, head over to the Art page to learn about the wonderful world of the Surrealists. As our ever-growing Home Learning Gallery shows, Surrealism is proving very popular...

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (309 points), Daisy (262), Joe (229) and Elizabeth (103)... You can check your final scores here

8th May

You can find out more on the History page.                                                                                                                                   Art by Jacob

7th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head over to BBC Bitesize where today both Year 3 and Year 4 are looking at character and expressing opinion (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills here. As you know, it is important to keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables - Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker can help. Look in on BBC Bitesize Numeracy for further revision (Year 3: multiplying and dividing by 3/Year 4: dividing a four digit number by a one digit number). Scroll down this Numeracy page and you will find further short division problems. The Ancient Egyptians are in a terrible muddle. Can you help them out?

Log into your Sumdog account for a Number/Money Problems challenge. As ever, the challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Much to some people's surprise this week's Bank Holiday Monday has changed into Bank Holiday Friday! The reason? VE Day - find out more by scrolling down the History page. It's not only the Bank Holiday taking a strange turn. Look down the Art page for details about champion Surrealist, Salvador Dali (and his amazing facial hair!).

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (263 points), Joe (258), Luis (142), Jacob (130), Elliot (121) and Elizabeth (120)... You can check your final scores here.                                                                                          Have a great (long) weekend!

6th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 can be reminded of what a recount is while Year 4 use coordinating conjunctions. You can also revise the mis- prefix on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. As ever, you can keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Dive into BBC Bitesize Numeracy revision (Year 3: subtracting money/Year 4: dividing a two digit number by a one digit number). Log into your Sumdog account for a Number Problems challenge. As ever, it ends at 3.00pm.

 

 

On this day in 1954 a twenty five year old student became the first man to run a mile in under four minutes - something that many had believed impossible! It was called "the miracle mile" (Test your parents! Ask them who this man was - the answer is below). You don't have to run a mile but don't forget that there are suggestions for staying fit on the PE page. 

Scroll down the RE page to learn about Puja (there is some excellent Hindu art work in the Gallery too!) and head down the French page for some animal adjectives. The Gallery has been updated - a lot!

 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Daisy (368 points!), Joe (217), Effie (165), Luis (137) and Elizabeth (102)...

Check the final scores here.              (ANSWER: Roger Bannister ran "the miracle mile") 

5th May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 can return to expanded noun phrases while Year 4 explore fronted adverbials. Revise words with -cian, -tion, -sion and -ssion endings on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. As ever, you can keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Dive into BBC Bitesize Numeracy revision (Year 3: adding money/Year 4: multiplying a three digit number by a one digit number). Scroll to the bottom of this Numeracy page for extra problem solving tasks. Log into your Sumdog account for a final Geometry challenge. As ever, it ends at 3.00pm.

Scroll down the Geography page to explode into action with the deadly world of volcanoes and become a Thereminist composer (that's right, a Thereminist!) on the Music page. The Gallery has been updated too!

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (661 points), Daisy (507), Joe (328), Elizabeth (280) and Luis (142)... 

Did you top your last score? You can find out here.

4th May

New homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 can use inverted commas for speech while Year 4 explore the correct use of paragraphs. For additional practice you can also revise verb tenses on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Investigate Numeracy with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: converting money/Year 4: multiplying a two digit number by a one digit number). Log into your Sumdog account for a Geometry challenge. As ever, it ends at 3.00pm.

Scroll down the History page for further details about the NHS and a gentleman you might also have seen in the news... Look down the Computing page for a special Coding mission involving Google Doodles. There's a rabbit in trouble and only you can save the day!  The Gallery page has been updated too.

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (518 points), Elizabeth (362), Joe (359) and Luis (240)...

You can now see your final scores here.

 

1st May

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head across to BBC Bitesize to explore a supernatural text... (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Edit and refine your Geography and Anne Frank writing using these familiar steps. Make your writing the very best it can be.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker (don't forget: you can make Table Toon songs with Purplemash too!). Leap into problem solving with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for new questions: today's focus is Statistics (graphs, charts, etc...).

Take a strange turn with a new Surrealist by scrolling down the Art page. Scroll down the RE page and seek out Holi - you'll find an art idea there too! If you have anything that you wish to share with others on the Gallery page (art work, Tables Toons, writing, etc...) then please do!

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Luis (151 points), Theo (100), Elliot (90) and Elizabeth (88)...  You can find the final scores here.                                                                                                                                                     Have a great weekend!

30th April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. Head across to BBC Bitesize where you can revise aspects of punctuation (Year 3: apostrophes for possession/Year 4: inverted commas for direct speech).

On this day in 1952 the diary of Anne Frank was published in English for the first time. Many would say that it is one of the most important books of the 20th Century. Find out more on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Revise key aspects of addition and subtraction with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge - it's fractions in action again today.

Scroll down the RE page to learn about the art of paint throwing and head over to the Computing page for a spot of programming. The Gallery page has been updated too!

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (495 points), Theo (272), Luis (235), Elizabeth (226) and Will (209)... You can find the final results here. Did you manage to beat your last score?

29th April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head across to BBC Bitesize where you can revise work with apostrophes (Year 3: apostrophes for contraction/Year 4: apostrophes for possession (there were occasional problems with the Year 4 page earlier. If that continues, Year 4 can find questions on possessive apostrophes on this Literacy page instead)). Refresh your knowledge of the dis- prefix with this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Maintain your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Revise key aspects of addition and subtraction with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge - today it's questions about fractions. The challenge closes at 3.00pm. 

Can glass be a liquid? (CLUE: Yes!) Scroll down the Science page and find out how. Explore the habitats of animals by scrolling down the French page too. Don't forget, if you have a piece of work that you wish to share then please do! As you can see below, our new gallery page already contains some stunning art work... 

 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (378 points), Theo (246), Luis (236) and Elizabeth (124)... You can check your final score here.

28th April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head across to BBC Bitesize where you can revise some important Literacy skills (Year 3: sentences/Year 4: apostrophes). 

Literacy and Geography unite: head to the Geography page for an earth-shattering non-fiction writing task. 

Test your calculation skills here. Maintain your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Revise key aspects of Numeracy with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: subtracting 3-digit numbers/Year 4: subtracting 3 or 4 digit numbers). You can find new word problems by scrolling to the bottom of this Numeracy page. Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge - further problems involving money (it ends at 3.00pm).

This month (although people can't seem to agree on the exact date!) would have been the 129th birthday of Sergei Prokofiev, but what on Earth could connect this Russian composer to Ant and Dec? Head over to the Music page to find out... 

If you have an excellent piece of work that you would like to share then please do. We have a new gallery page, kicking off with some truly inspired examples of Surrealist art (if you haven't discovered Surrealism yet you can find it on the Art page)!

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (426 points), Luis (255), Daisy (139), Lyla (134) and Jacob (125)... Did you beat your last Sumdog score? Find out here.

27th April

New homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

If you haven't discovered it already, there is a new text - Earth Shattering Events - on this Literacy page. Head over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 can identify adverbs while Year 4 can work with prepositions.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster/Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. Try some additional Numeracy tasks with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: adding 3-digit numbers/Year 4: adding 3 or 4 digit numbers). Log into your Sumdog account for a new challenge - today it's problems involving money. The challenge ends at 3.00pm.

Uncover the creation of an important organisation on the History page. Plus, if all that weren't enough, don't forget that Monday is PE day and you will find useful ideas on this page. Still want more? You could also look at the value of Teamwork here.   

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (281 points), Effie (237), Luis (224), Elizabeth (191) and Daisy (128)...

You can see the final scores here.

24th April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Can earthquakes be caused by hitting the ground in a fit of rage? You might well find the answer in this extract from Earth Shattering Events on the Texts page. Head over to BBC Bitesize where today both Year 3 and Year 4 get to examine Allan Ahlberg's brilliant poem Please Mrs. Butler.  You can remind yourself of the un- prefix on this Literacy page.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep up your knowledge of the multiplication tables with Purplemash's Multiplication Monster or the Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker (you should know where they are by now!). Dive into some Numeracy challenges on BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). Log into your Sumdog account for an additional new challenge. Today's focus is Addition and Subtraction and, as ever, the challenge closes at 3.00pm.

If all that weren't enough, the RE page contains details of our new study on Hinduism and the Art page has taken a rather strange turn. What could possibly connect a lobster, a telephone, an apple and Batman...?   

Exactly 30 years ago today the Hubble telescope was launched into space. After a quick repair by the Space Shuttle (when the telescope was discovered to be short sighted!), Hubble began to send back beautiful photographs that changed people's ideas about stars, galaxies and the universe. You can see a gallery of some of these photographs (including larger versions) on this NASA webpage. It's well worth a look.

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Joe (429 points), Luis (283), Jacob (268), Theo (186) and Jude (167)... You can check the final scores here.  Have a great weekend!

23rd April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Head over to BBC Bitesize where, if you are Year 3, you can try your hand at identifying verbs, while Year 4 can add description with adverbs and adverbial phrases. Edit and improve your Apollo 13 writing with these familiar steps.

Test your calculation skills here. Keep your Number work on track with the help of BBC Bitesize (Year 3: Ordering numbers/Year 4: Negative numbers). Don't forget that you can keep your x-tables in trim with the Multiplication Monster or the Sumdog Multiplication Tables Checker. The Numeracy page now includes problems involving money

Log into your Sumdog account where you will find further subtraction in action - as ever, the challenge closes at 3.00pm (if you have lost or forgotten your Sumdog login it can be emailed to you).

Elsewhere, the French page has been invaded by animals as part of our new topic, while the Computing page has a fresh Coding task to try (yesterday's BBC iPlayer TV episode might be of interest too). 

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Theo (468 points), Joe (320), Daisy (306), Effie (280) and Margot (273)...

You can find today's final results here. How did you do? Did you beat your last score?

22nd April

There are new text questions here. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here.

Pop over to BBC Bitesize where Year 3 can identify adjectives, while Year 4 can enjoy the tension of verb tenses. Revise your understanding of words with the "ai" sound spelt ei, eigh or ey here.

Test your calculation skills here. Brush up on your Number skills with the help of BBC Bitesize (Year 3: Comparing and ordering numbers/Year 4: Rounding). Don't forget the Multiplication Monster! Log into your Sumdog account for questions on Subtraction – the challenge closes at 3.00pm. You can check out the current Leader Boards here.

Investigate States of Matter as part of our new Science study here. Today's BBC iPlayer episode will also look at states of matter (states of matter include gas - by coincidence gas was first used as a weapon in World War I on this day in 1915, with appalling consequences. This is why the men (and horses!) are wearing gas masks in the photograph below).

On a more positive note, on this day 4 years ago over 170 world leaders signed the Paris Climate Agreement in an attempt to tackle the issue of climate change. You can explore the world of climates on the Geography page.

At 11.45am The Sumdog Leader Board is: Elliot (368 points), Daisy (308), Effie (250), Margot (242) and Theo (158)... Check the final scores here.

21st April

There are new text questions on this Literacy page. Test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation here. How well do you know words ending in the “shun” sound? Find out on this Literacy page.

Composition and History combine: expand noun phrases and create similes with Apollo 13 here. Remember, you can find out more about the Apollo 13 mission on the History page. 

Revise your knowledge of pronouns with BBC Bitesize (Year 3 here/Year 4 here). 

Test your calculation skills on this Numeracy page. Find out how to feed the Multiplication Monster with your x-tables knowledge here. Return to Number and Place Value with BBC Bitesize (Year 3: Three-digit numbers and Place Value/Year 4: Four-digit numbers and 1,000 More or Less). 

Log into your Sumdog account for additional Addition questions – your challenge closes at 3.00pm (visit this page to discover who was at the top of yesterday's Leader Board!). Still want more? You do? In that case, if you're not completely exhausted, it would be worth revisiting Coding on the Computing page.

At 11.45am the Sumdog Leader Board is: Jacob (364 points), Effie (221), Theo (216), Jude (214) and Margot (210)... 

3.00pm: Today's Sumdog Leader Board scores are in. You can find them here.

20th April

Welcome back! There’s much to do this term!  You will find that the new homework has been posted here. You should discover the answers to your last homework in the documents below:

There are new text questions on the Literacy page. You can also test your knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.

The Numeracy page has some quick fire questions (they’re very easy today to ease you back into things. Time yourself. How quickly can you complete them?).  There are also new tasks based on Addition at the bottom of this Numeracy page.  Log into your Sumdog account and you should find a new Addition-based challenge too – it closes at 3.00pm. 

On this day in 1972 the Apollo 16 Moon mission touched down on the lunar surface. Two astronauts spent almost three days exploring and driving around (yes, driving!) the surface of the Moon. With a faulty engine almost bringing the mission to a halt it was a huge effort to make the landing succeed...

Feeling like making a heroic effort too? Good! Check out the History page.

Don’t forget that there are plenty of other things to be going along with on the PE, Computing and Music pages too!

The Links page has also been updated to incorporate some excellent online lessons and BBC Bitesize begin their TV shows from today.

At 11.45am the current Sumdog Leader Board looks like this: Jacob (314!), Elizabeth (179), Effie (153), Margot (122), Viviann (103), Joe (95), Elliot (67), Luis (62) and Isla (61). There's still three hours to go...

3.00pm: Want to know who was at the top of the Sumdog Leader Board? You can find out here.

16th April

Today would be the 131st birthday of Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin was a silent movie star who, like Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Laurel and Hardy, was famous for his comedy. His films made people happy, even in difficult times...

 

3rd April

There are new text questions on the Literacy page.   Don't forget the Sumdog challenge - it closes at midday!   Revise your knowledge of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling on the Literacy page. Try your calculation skills on the Numeracy page.

How do Christians show their beliefs in their everyday actions? The RE page might have the answer... Refresh your addition skills on the Numeracy page.   Feeling hungry?   The Science page has some Food Chains which might be of interest...

"Houston, we've had a problem." It's just under 50 years since the near-disaster of the Apollo 13 Moon mission. Find out more on the History page.

Today's Sumdog Champions (so far) are: Elliot, Elizabeth and Isaac. 

The Sumdog Leaderboard is now: Elliot, Elizabeth, Will, Isaac and Jude! 

Update: the Sumdog Champions are Elliot (with an eye-watering 469 points!), Theo (317), Elizabeth (212), Jude (209), Will (197) and Isaac (with 194 points).                                                                                                                 Have a great (safe) holiday!

2nd April

Get creative with your writing on the Literacy page. Log into your Sumdog account where you should discover a new challenge (it closes at midday tomorrow. Good luck!). Test your understanding of the "Shark Lady" text on this Literacy page.   Scroll down this Numeracy page for further questions on factors.   Test your knowledge of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling on the Literacy page.   Tease your brain with some brain-teasing Numeracy questions.   Learn how to draw like an Ancient Egyptian on the History page.

On this day in 1800 (how many years ago was that?) the famous German composer Ludwig van Beethoven led his First Symphony in Vienna. Beethoven’s work has now been played across the world for two centuries! But how could this be connected with dinosaurs? You can find out more on the Music page.

Today's Sumdog Champions (so far) are: Jacob, Luis, Seth and Elizabeth.

Update: the current Champions are now: Jacob, Luis, Eliza, Seth and Daisy.

Update (yet again!): the current Champions are Theo, Jacob, Eliza, Luis, Will and Elizabeth.

It's been a close fight but the final Sumdog Champions of the day are: Theo, Jacob, Eliza, Luis and Elizabeth!

1st April

A new text has been added to the Literacy page.   Be very afraid...

Test your understanding of factors (and multiplication/division) with new questions on the Numeracy page.

New text questions have been added to the Literacy page.  There's another opportunity for you to challenge your Literacy knowledge of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (where you will also find details of this adventure game!).

There are more calculation questions on the Numeracy page.   It has some very tricky graph questions too!

Want to know about Ancient Egyptian Gods?   New details have been added to the History page.

Today's Sumdog Champions are: Theo, Elliot and Jude.

31st March

The text questions on the Literacy page have been updated.   Challenge your Literacy knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling and your Numeracy calculation skills with new quickfire questions.

Did you know that on this day in 1889 the Eiffel Tower opened in Paris (even though the lifts weren’t finished and people had to walk to the top!)? To celebrate this excellent achievement (it was the world’s tallest man-made structure until 1930!) why not return to some French work?

Have you got the "Factors Factor"?   Refresh your memory with this Numeracy page.

Today's Sumdog Champions are: Jude (with 384 points!), Luis (with 195 points) and Joe (who scored 171 points)!

30th March

This week's homework has been updated. You should find the answers to last week's homework in the documents below.

Some new Numeracy questions have appeared.   How fast can you complete them?   There are new text questions on the Literacy page.   Test your knowledge of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling with these quick questions.   Get moving with our PE page.

Today's Sumdog champions are: Will, Jude and Theo.

27th March

Bonjour! Dive into the world of sport on the French page. Don't forget that you can work on your Literacy skills with your Sumdog account - Reading and Spelling, for example. Revise your Fractions knowledge on the Numeracy page.   Get into Coding on the Computing page.

Today's highest scorers on Sumdog (so far) are Emily, Will and Daisy. Update: Theo has surged to the top of the Sumdog Champion Leaderboard!

NEXT WEEK: Look out for the real-life story of Apollo 13...                                                                     Have a great (safe) weekend!

26th March

Log into your Sumdog account where you should discover a multiplication tables challenge - it closes at midday tomorrow!

Losing concentration? Then you are best suited to tackle the suffix -ation on the Literacy page! 

Have you read the "Shark Lady" text?   No?   Dive into it here.   You will also find that a new task has surfaced... 

Numeracy meets Art meets History?   What strange world is this?   Find out on the History page.  

Today's Sumdog Champions (so far) are: Joe, Emily and Jacob. Update: coming from nowhere, Luis powered straight up the leader board to finish only three points behind Joe!

25th March   

The Music page has been updated.   You can now enter the world of Cubism on the Art page.

A or An? Check your knowledge on the Literacy page.   Make a date with data on the Numeracy page.

24th March   

The Science page has been updated. A text has been added to the Literacy page - discover the identity of the real-life "Shark Lady"!  The RE page has now been updated too.

23rd March

Hello. Welcome to the first day of a rather unusual experience. This page will let you know of updates which may be of interest. For example... This week's homework has been updated as have both the Science and History pages below. 

 

 

 

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