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WELCOME TO ELDER CLASS 2015-16

WELCOME TO ELDER CLASS 2015-16 1

Staff working in Elder Class

Ms Reed  - Class Teacher

Miss Tremayne - Teaching Assistant

Week beginning: 18.7.17

SCIENCE

In our final science lesson for the week, we will be focusing on muscles.

This link allows you to explore this topic.

http://insideout.rigb.org/insideout/anatomy/casing_the_joint/index.html

SUMMER TERM 6, 2016

TOPIC - RAIDERS & TRADERS

Use these links to find out about:

Anglo-Saxons

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zq2m6sg

Vikings

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/ztyr9j6

 

RE - Teachings & Authority (Christianity)

PSHE - Changes

Literacy - Myths

Here's the link to the Viking Myths we have been watching & listening to:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/english/viking_sagas/episodes/part_1

SUMMER TERM 5, 2016

 

WEEK 7 23.5-29.5.16

NUMERACY

Practise adding pairs of 2-digit numbers by playing Callum's Addition Pyramid:

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/pyramid.html

WEEK 6 16.5.16 - 20.5.16

In preparation for our trip to Dartmoor on Thursday 19th May, why not visit the kid's page of the Dartmoor National Park website?

http://www.dartmoor.gov.uk/funzone

 

Guided Reading Activities

Spelling groups 3 & 4

Click on the link below:

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/printable-resources/index.cfm?wordlist=105

Go to the top right hand side and click on SPELLING GAMES & practise spelling the words through playing!

 

 

WEEK 5   9.5.16-13.5.16

NUMERACY

Improve how quickly you can subtract a 2-digit number from another.

http://resources.oswego.org/games/Ghostblasters3/ghostsub3.htm

 

Science

We will be using these links in this week's science session.

  • Click here to to explore the sun, earth and moon:

http://www.earthsunmoon.co.uk/

  • Watch this clip to find out how a blind child copes with not being able to see:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zxx6yrd

Week 3

Friday's HOMEWORK

Find out about 1 aspect of stone age life in Britain - homes, weapons, tools or what they made:

The following link will help:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z34djxs#zgkj7ty

Science

Topic 

Use this hyperlink to get to the BBC page where you will find a further 6 links.  Click on these to carry out research into the life of prehistoric man:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z82hsbk

 

 

Week 2

Monday 18.4.16

Numeracy

Can I plot coordinates in the first quadrant?

Cubes activity http://www.counton.org/games/virtualmathfest/dinosaur.html

Topic - Tribal Times

Here's the link from this afternoon's topic work:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zpny34j#z98q2hv

Tuesday 19.4.16

Science - Light

Here are the hyperlinks to the clips and games used in  science session 1:

1. Click on interactive whiteboard activity, then on parts 1-5 to carry out the activities.

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/light/eng/Introduction/default.htm

2. These links will take you to the 3 video clips:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zw9rkqt

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zrd9wmn

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zwspyrd

3. Click to play this game:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/light_dark/play/

SPRING TERM 4, 2016

Literacy / Topic Link - Research links to the 3 highest mountains in Great Britain

16.3.16

Numeracy - area & perimeter

As promised, here is the link to the game we played in numeracy this morning.

http://www.bgfl.org/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/perimeter_and_area/index.html

14.3.16 Babcock staff visit Y3 & 4 to make dust-brush monsters powered by simple circuits and put last term's science topic to practical use.

Premier Sports introduced Elder Class to Archery on Thursday 10th March 2016

Science Week - An introduction to astro-physics. Year 4's trip to Sir John Hunt on Wednesday 9th March.

This link will help you find out more about mountains.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/mountains.htm

What is a mountain?

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Welcome to mathletics

Sign in with your user name and password and play!!

http://scs.mathletics.com/SignInIFrame.asp?ccode=ASIA&host=www.mathletics.asia

SPRING TERM 3, 2016

Thursday 4.2.16

RE - Puja Lesson

Activity 1: 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2re.html

  • Online label a puja tray and find out what each of the items represent.

-      Scroll down and click on Puja tray

-      Read Puja information

-      Click on Puja tray

-      Click on activity

 

RE

Can I make a Hindu Shrine?

Click on:

Hindu Home Shrine

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Hindu children talking about their home shrine

NEWSPAPER - Literacy Unit

Headlines & the 5 Ws - When? where? What? Who? Why?

 

Use the BBC newsround site to:

  • Identify the headline of an online news article.
  • Answer the 5 Ws about an online news article.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

Modern Day Egypt vs Ancient Egyptian Research

 

Explore Ancient Egypt Find out the differences using this interactive map:

  • What is the capital of Egypt today?  
  • What was the capital of Ancient Egypt

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/egyptianmap/

 

Uses of the River Nile:

Modern day

BBC CLIP

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zg4q6sg

Ancient Egypt

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/egypt/nile.htm

 

  • What do Egyptians eat today?  

http://www.egypt.cl/typical-food.htm

  • What did Ancient Egyptians eat?

http://www.historyforkids.net/egyptian-food.html

 

What do Egyptians wear today?

https://carolyndanilowicz.wordpress.com/2013/02/06/modern-day-egyptian-fashion/

 

To find out about aspects of ancient Egyptian life like:

Religion and clothes: 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Egypt.html

 

 

 

QUICK DIVISION FACTS GAME

Science -circuits

Week beginning 18.1.16

Here are some links from this week's science session:

 

Log yourself in. Then click on - Simple circuits (at the bottom of the page).

http://www.learningcircuits.co.uk/flashmain.htm

 

The Blobz guide to electric circuits

http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/guide.html

 

BBC Science Game

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/electricity_fs.shtml

 

BBC clip

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/mains-power-and-the-danger-of-electricity/2195.html

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - Symbols and religious expression

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How to draw the aum sign.

NUMERACY 

Multiplication using the grid method

 

The Amoeba Multiplication Game 

CONES Level A

PYRAMIDS Level 1 EXTENSION Level B

 

CUBES & CUBOIDS

http://www.wldps.com/gordons/Grid_Method_-_PV_cards.swf

 

 

This term's SCIENCE topic is ELECTRICITY.

Here are the links for Wednesday's (13.1.16) independent science activities:

 

Identify the dangers.

http://www.juniorcitizen.org.uk/kids/electricalsafety/electricalsafety.php

 

To play in the Electricity in the Home section:

http://www.hyperstaffs.info/work/physics/child/index.html  

 

Spot the dangers: You can be a Safety Superhero at -

https://www.eonenergy.com/about-eon/energyexperience/147

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our topic in Spring term 3 is Awesome Ancient Egyptians.

These sites will help you find out more about them.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/history/index.html

 

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/

 

AUTUMN TERM 2, 2016

Le Petit Sapin

Le bonhomme de neige - The snowman

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The Snowman Song

Dear parents

 

Elder class staff and children would like to thank all Elder Class parents for your generous contributions to our class party on Wednesday.  

17.12.15

Christmas around the world

These links will help you research how different countries celebrate Christmas.

 

http://www.zuzu.org/daze.html

 

 

http://www.whychristmas.com/customs/languages.shtml

Virtual visit to a South London Hindu Temple

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We watched this clip and wrote diary entries as if we had actually visited the temple.

15.12.15

RE

Use this link to find out about the Madir (Hindu temple).

http://www.cleo.net.uk/resources/displayframe.php?src=200/consultants_resources/re/templel/index.htm

14.12.15

RE

Use this link to make your fact file on Hinduism.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/religion/hinduism.htm

Christmas Carol Concert 2015

A big thank-you to all the parents who were able to bring their child back to take part in the evening performance on Tuesday. Elder class had an amazing turn out of 20 children.  

Marine Aquariums

Miss Tremayne has been busy with our class during the first 2 terms of PPA, helping the children turn their 2D designs and pic collages into 3D marine aquariums.  Here are some of the finished ones.

Marine Aquariums

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WEEK BEGINNING 30.11.15

 

Numeracy

Monday 30.11.15

 Starter game - THE DIGIT WORKOUT

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1numeracy.html#digitmenu

Week beginning 23.11.15

Miss Tremayne's Freshstart Group

SPAG - Singular or plural nouns?

Play the following games to develop your understanding of single and plural nouns.

1. Scroll down to the tortoise & the grasshopper and play these 2 games.

http://www.ezschool.com/play/english/feed-the-lizard-with-nouns-that-are-in-their-correct-singular-form/179

 

2. http://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games/singular-or-plural-1.html

Anti-Bullying Week

Week beginning 23.11.15

As part of Anti-bullying week we will be exploring cyber-bullying.

Use the following links to find out ways you can use the internet safely.

 

http://www.thinkyouknow.co.uk/8_10/

 

http://www.childnet.com/young-people/primary

Ambassadors from Babcock International Ltd visit Year 4 24.11.15

Autumn 2 Week beginning 9.11.15

Science

Click on the following links to develop your understanding of food groups.

1. Food groups game 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/nutritionforkids/games/foodgroupsgame.html

2.  Interactive information and games

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/nutritionforkids/foodgroups.htm

or

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/healthy_eating/eng/Introduction/default.htm

Autumn Term 2

This term our topic is Scrumdiddlyumptious.  

A big thank-you to all the parents and guardians who have helped their child create a non-edible lollipop for homework.

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AUTUMN TERM 1, 2016

Literacy WB 19.10.15

 

Use these links to help you find out more about which creatures live in the different ocean zones:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/ocean/sunlit/

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/ocean/twilight/

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/ocean/midnight/

Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved!

Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 1
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 2
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 3
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 4
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 5
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 6
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 7
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 8
Something fishy went on in year 4 this Wednesday and some of the staff from Tesco Roborough were involved! 9

Maths games from today's lesson 14.10.15

 

Scroll down to find:

Game 1. Symmetry sort

Game 2. Triangle sort

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-shape-and-weight.html

 

Shoot the triangle

Go to Equilateral, isosceles, scalene

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/geometry/shapeshoot/triangles_shoot.htm

Week beginning 12.10.15

We will be finding out about aqua dragons this week.  Here is a web-link to help you keep ahead.

http://aquadragons.net/pages/what-are-aqua-dragons

HOMEWORK set on 9.10.15

Here are some web links to help you with homework: 

https://www.nwf.org/Kids/Ranger-Rick/Animals/Mixture-of-Species/Ocean-Animals.aspx

 

http://www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/oceans.html

 

If you don't have time to complete your homework at home, you are welcome to attend homework club every Tuesday lunch time from 12.15 - 12.45 in Elder classroom.

Homework and support for homework

Improve your mental subtraction with this game

http://www.arcademics.com/games/mission/mission.

A special congratulations to Maddison Kellow for the awesome effort she put into her first piece of Y4 homework.

A special congratulations to Maddison Kellow for the awesome effort she put into her first piece of Y4 homework. 1