Friday 15th January

Good morning, Year 4! Thank you for joining me yesterday on the Teams meetings for maths and english! Below is today's online learning! Don't forget to upload ALL your work to Seesaw!

9:00am – 9:15am

9:15am – 10:15am

10:30am – 11:30am

11:30am – 12:00pm

1:00pm – 2:00pm

2:00pm –  3:00pm


Maths (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

English (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Guided Reading / Quiet Reading



Don't forget about the Friday Spelling Test!


EMA (15 minutes) - Follow the link below to My Mini Maths and complete the tasks on 'Adding using a formal method'. (Scroll down for answers.) 

EMA Task

Only do questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 8


Maths (You can join the live lesson on Microsoft Teams)

Today, we are going to be carrying on with our learning of how to choose the most effective or the best multiplication method for a sum!

If you missed the Microsoft Teams meeting, please watch the following video first! CLICK HERE!

I have attached the PowerPoint from the Teams meeting and the worksheet for maths at the bottom of the page!

Please upload your work to Seesaw under “Maths task”.

If you finish early - spend 15 minutes on Times Table Rock Stars.


English (You can join the live lesson on Microsoft Teams)

Task 1

I would like you to watch the following video.

English Video

Whilst you are watching the video, complete 'English Worksheet 1. Use the worksheet to describe what is happening at different times of the day.

Please upload your work to Seesaw under “English Worksheet 1 Task”.

Task 2

List questions you would like to ask an eyewitness. (For example: What did you see when the volcano errupted?)

You will need at least 7 questions. 

Task 3

Rewatch the video and pretend you are stood in the village.

Now answer your eyewitness questions.

Please upload your questions and answers to Seesaw under “English Eyewitness Questions and Answers Task”.


If you finish your English tasks, I have found an online book all about Pompeii for you to read. Pompeii Book


Guided Reading (The Boy Who Grew Dragons)

If you have picked up your Home Leaning Pack from the front of school you will notice that we are going to start a new book. 


Please re-read the prologue and chapter 1 and answer the following questions.

1. What does it mean if you expect something?

2. Why might dragons be more trouble than cucumbers?

3. Why is the purpose of a prologue?

4. Where are the dragons grown?

5. How do the dragons make nests?

Please read chapter 2 and 3 for homework.


Please upload your work to Seesaw

You are more than welcome to either type it up or write your homework in your Guided Reading Book and take a picture.


French (Teams is available if you need help)

Today we are going to be looking at the weather around the world. We did cover a bit of this last term but we didn't finish it!

The PowerPoint is at the bottom of the page along with the worksheet.

(Hopefully the sound works on the PowerPoint if you put it on full screen)

Please upload your work to Seesaw


Art (Teams is available if you need help)

This week in art we are going to be completing an artist study on Stephanie Peters. 

Use the PowerPoint below or your own reasearch to find out about Stephanie and his art. Then can you create your own artist fact file.

The artist fact file should include:

  • Title (Stephanie Peters)
  • Date of Birth
  • Where they were born?
  • Did she train anywhere to become an artist or is she self taught?
  • What style does the artist use?
  • What medium do they use? (Acrylic paints, watercolours, oil pastels)
  • Tell me 2 or 3 interesting facts about Stephanie Peters.

You can create your factfile on:

  • A piece of paper
  • A PowerPoint
  • A Word doccumet

Make them colourful and exciting! With lots of examples of her artwork!

Please upload your work to Seesaw

Files to Download

Contact the School

Excalibur Primary School

Ivy Lane

Tel: 01270 845781
Fax: Out of Hours Club - 01270 845786

SEN Contact: Anna McArdle and Heather Taylor

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