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Caythorpe Primary School

Inspiring the future

Narnia

Year 3 and 4

Mrs Hunt and Mrs Day

Welcome to the Narnia Class

Home Learning

We have endeavoured to compile work for your child to continue their studies at home. In the download section at the bottom of the page are maths and English pack for each week. If you are unable to download zip files you can find the work here also.

We have also aimed to include a wider range fun and challenging activities including Lego, sporting, science and personal challenges. We would love to here of some which have been completed. get in touch via twitter or our Caythorpe Primary Facebook page.

We understand the challenges faced with home learning with many parents still working from home. There are activities children can complete independently but everyone is different. If you decide your child isn't going to engage in a structured program spend time playing, baking or painting a picture. 

You are all doing an amazing job and your teachers are very proud of you all. Keep up the good work, keep smiling and we will see you all very soon!

Fancy a live cook-a-long? Cook along with Theo -  TUNE IN EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY AT 4PM  - Visit the web-page for an ingredient list.

Love camping? You can always join in at home!

Scouts have kindly provided plenty of fun, creative activities that you can complete at home. You can use the website to find an activity that interests you. Follow this link to the website for ideas:

https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/

Internet Safety

Clink this link to access online home learning packs. This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, new home activity packs will be released with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

You can also find more information in the download section at the bottom of the page including the DFE helpline and appendix to our Safeguarding policy regarding COVID19.

 Starters for STEM are ten activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. These activities are easy-to-resource and provide children with the stimulus to talk about the world around them.

English

A range of home learning activities suitable for each year group can be found here on Classroom Secrets - 

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Please note, this link will only work on a PC/laptop and unfortunately is not compatible with phones or tablets.

For literacy learning at home, there is Pobble 365. This is a fantastic resource to develop a range of skills. Each day, a photo will be uploaded to the website. http://www.pobble365.com/journey-to-school/

White Rose Maths- These home learning units are from the publishers of our scheme of work.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/ This is new learning for Year 3s

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ This will be useful revision for Year 4s

Below are weekly packs to download for Maths and English - each contains learning reminders, practice sheets (green for mild are easier, red for hot are more challenging) and an "I'm stuck!" to have a go with a grown up!

Get moving with the Super Movers - and learn times table facts at the same time!

Our next focus in maths is looking at mass, measuring in grams and kilograms. A great way to teach children about this is to get them helping you to bake.  Below is a link to the BBC good food website.

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-baking

Premier League Primary Stars have lots of great activities for many subjects but their ‘Solve, Shoot and Score’ game is a fun way to practise some maths and spellings. It is a football game that will ask randomised maths questions that you should solve. Follow this link:

https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/play-game

Reading and Phonics

Reading is a great way to occupy your time and develop your imagination. Children should be reading at least 15 minutes per day and also be sharing a book, ideally at bedtime, with an adult. Once children have read the book, get them to answer questions about the characters and their feelings or even write a book review.

www.onceuponapicture.co.uk - They provide you with a picture and questions for the children to answer.

Tune daily phonics lessons - Subscribe and turn on the notifications to never miss a daily Read Write Inc. Phonics lesson.    https://t.co/xZHLYegQyV
Speed Sounds Set 1 - 9.30 am
Speed Sounds Set 2 – 10.00 am
Speed Sounds Set 3 – 10.30 am

Free access to lots of phonics/spelling games and activities - https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Username: march20
Password: home

History

Changes within Living Memory

The aim of this pack is to introduce children to the concept of living memory as a chronological term and the disciplinary concepts of continuity and change, evidence and similarity and difference. All evidence can be gathered by speaking to family members over the phone, e-mail or via Skype. 

The findings of the enquiry can be presented in whichever way suits your child best - be that using PowerPoint, a non-chronological report or drawing.

Horrible Histories - Watch clips full of fun facts! Why not creae an information page using the facts you learn!

ART/DT

Feeling creative? Try a challenge - Why not post your creation on our twitter/facebook page?

A lovely way to be creative is to use the Draw with Rob tutorials. He will be uploading videos twice a week, where he talks you through how to draw different things. There are already a few uploaded, which can be found by following this link:                 http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

PE

  • https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape Oti Mabuse, Strictly come Dancing star has created Disney themed dance lessons live from 11:30 each day. All of her videos are available to watch on Youtube.
  • Obstacle course – Challenge yourself! Create an obstacle course outside using items around the home/garden and time yourself. 
  • CGS Outread are posting a challenge a day via twitter - give one a go and tweet your attempt for a Sports Values Sticker - Caythorpe already have "Passion"
  • Keep fit with Joe Wicks - PE with Joe - Daily workouts at 9.00, Monday to Friday. 

At Caythorpe we follow the White Rose Maths Mastery scheme of work. When taught to master maths, children develop their mathematical fluency without resorting to rote learning and are able to solve non-routine maths problems without having to memorise procedures. 

The English curriculum will be taught through a topic approach wherever possible.

We follow the Lincolnshire Agreed syllabus for RE. This term the focus is Christmas and the Nativity story.

PE

Please can your child keep a named PE kit in school all week (dark shorts and/or jogging bottoms, a white T-shirt and trainers or plimsolls.) If the weather is fine, PE may take place outdoors so please make sure your child has an outdoor kit. Please can you also ensure that all items of school clothing are named to prevent any mix-ups at the end of the day.

Passport

At Caythorpe we are proud of our personalised curriculum with many opportunities to enrich learning experiences. Please see our curriculum pages which lists experiences we believe children should complete to achieve their Caythorpe Passport to learning.

Dates for your Diary

Monday 24th February - Back to School

Wednesday 4th - Thursday 4th - Year 3/4 residential to Stibbington

Thursday 19th March -2.55pm  Narnia Class assembly and cake sale

Thursday 26th March - 2.55pm Enchanted Forest Class assembly and cake sale

Friday 3rd April - INSET

Monday 6th April - Friday 17th April - Easter Break

Accelerated Reader

Home learning update: To access a quiz - click this link

At Caythorpe we strive to develop a reading for pleasure culture. In Key Stage Two children use the Accelerated Reader Program. A student reads a book, takes an online quiz, and gets immediate feedback. Students respond to regular feedback and are motivated to make progress with their reading skills. 

Children have an opportunity to quiz and change their reading books everyday. However it is helpful if reading diaries are signed to ensure children are reading, engaging and understanding what they read. Please ensure you listen to your child read regularly and sign their reading diaries.

Times Table Rockstars and NUMBOTS

Daily arithmetic practise is vital too. Become a Rok God or Goddess, challenge your friends to a rock slam and watch out for tournaments set by your class teachers! 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Home learning update: We now have access to Numbots - access using TTRS logins and passwords.

Our Big Bang for "What can we learn from the Ancient Egyptians" went like this...

 

 

Greek Day

We had a great start to our topic "Would you rather be an Athenian or a Spartan?" We ended our topic with an Olympic games event.

 

 

 

Homework

All children have homework books and a task sheet. Each homework task is worth points. A copy of this term's homework tasks can be downloaded below. Children should aim to complete a total of 20 points each half term. They may choose their homework task for the week from the termly list (Year 4 and 5 tasks downloadable below). Please could all homework tasks be handed in on a Thursday so we may celebrate homework together on Fridays. Remember to as creative as you wish for each task.

Useful Weblinks - click the title to follow the link

Disaster Master - Can you help the heroes make the right choices to manage the disasters?

Helpful volcano facts for homework - primary homework help is always a useful site for fascinating facts and pictures

Find Ancient Egyptian homework help here!

Hieroglyphs - Find out about the Ancient Egyptian writing system.

Making a Mummy - Learn how to make an Ancient Egyptian mummy and how a pharaoh was prepared for their tomb.

Time Travelling - Travel through the time tunnel to find out about he Ancient Egyptians.

Healthy Active Kids - great online games - test your knowledge of how to keep healthy here!

Rainforest Information - useful for homework tasks

The Rainforest Alliance - More useful information and fun games 

Viking Quest Game - Go on a Viking Quest - Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond.

Victorious Vikings - a useful homework page!

Anglo-Saxon Game - a fun, interactive history game! Flash player is needed to play.

Who were the Anglo-Saxons - Great Homework help here

More Anglo-Saxon facts

Bitesize Science KS2 Want to know about how our world and all the things in it work? We look at materials, energy, light and sound; and, even observe humans, plants and animals in this section.

Science Clips - explore the science investigations

Homework Help - an excellent site for all matters of homework

Play Mummy Maker -  Click the link to enter the embalmer's workshop, where you are to prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial.The chief embalmer, Kha, will be watching your work closely. Complete your task perfectly, or he will be denied paradise.

Homophones - Practise spelling tricky homophones by playing this game.

Find out more about mummification here!

Football and Netball Results

Keep up to date with our league positions at Sporting Success

 

 

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