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Y3/4 Harris

Welcome to Year 3 & 4 Harris!

 

Here you will find lots of information and updates about what we have been up to in class and what is yet to come! We will be uploading a Newsletter every three weeks to update you about key events and important dates. 

 

Please check the page regularly and let me know if you have any questions! 

 

I look forward to a fantastic year with Y3 & Y4! 

 

Mr. Harris laugh

 

 

Year 3&4 Curriculum Information 2020/21

 

 

School Closure - Useful Online Learning Information

 

Kooth - Free, safe and anonymous oline support for children

This is a fantastic website that can support you or your family members if you are finding times a little worrying. You can download the online app, which is safe and secure, and you can chat to a counsellor, if you wish. There are also chat rooms, where you can chat to other children who are the same age as you and hopefully reduce your worries and troubles.

 

Please remember, that if you are feeling worried or concerned, that you can email us and we will do our very best to help you too. We are always here for you.

 

Access the website here - https://www.kooth.com/

 

 

 

Maths/English

Classroom Secrets KIDS

Your child has had an account created for this website. They have unlimited access to online Maths, SPAGS, Reading and Spelling activities and games for free. Your child's teacher has already send you your child's login details - if you do not have these, please email the class teacher for more information.

kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/my-account/

 

White Rose Maths

White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group. They will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Hamilton

Hamilton are providing free packs for English and Maths for each year group. They'll add new weekly packs on a rolling basis for as long as needed. 

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/

 

Top Marks Maths/English

I personally find this website very useful for Maths and English. It covers most of the curriculum in a fun and engaging way. Just select 7 – 11 years and allow your child to explore the categories beneath!

topmarks.co.uk/maths-games             topmarks.co.uk/english-games

 

The Maths Factor

Let Carol Vorderman teach your child Maths! This website usually asks £2 week subscription, but for the foreseeable future, it is free! Head over to the website to sign up.

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

 

Spelling Shed

This is a superb resource to help your child with their spelling practice. Simply follow this link https://play.edshed.com/  and login using your child's username and password. These have already been shared via email with all parents. If you do not have access to their credentials - just drop Mr Harris an email and he can share these with you.

 

Pobble 365

This is a fantastic website with amazing images for your child to explore, accompanied by Literacy activities. There is a new picture everyday and writing, comprehension and drawing opportunities linked to the picture each day. 

http://www.pobble365.com/ 

 

Literacy Shed

The Literacy Shed are providing free activity packs based around short video clips. Each pack consists of 10 mixed activities to assist with Reading and English activities at home.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources/key-stage-2-activity-packs

 

 

 

 

Reading

Oxford Owl

Head over to Oxford Owl and access to FREE eBooks online! Using the log in details below, your child can access all of the reading books that they would normally read from our school library!

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Username: Year34Harris
Password: Christchurch

 

Accelerated Reader Book Quizzes

Your children are very familiar with taking quizzes in school based on the books they have read. They can now take these at home too! Get your child to read any book – this can be one of their own from home, or an eBook on Oxford Owl, they can then log in following the link below and complete their quiz! They should know their username and passwords, however if there are any problems – just drop me an email and I can help you. http://ukhosted17.renlearn.co.uk/2249836

 

David Walliams – Elevenses

The author we all love – David Walliams – is releasing an audio story every day as part of ‘Elevenses’. Head over to his website to listen!

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

 

Wider Curriculum

NASA Science – Space Place

Check out this brilliant website for information all around the Earth, sun, solar system and the universe! I would like your child to produce their own information sheet about one of these amazing ‘Space Places’. When they are complete – email me a photo so I can share this on our school Twitter account and reward your child with a badge on MarvellousMe!

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/sun/

 

Joe Wicks – Live Stream PE sessions

Joe Wicks 'The body coach' will be doing daily PE lessons live on YouTube for all the family live at 9.00am - might be a good way to burn off some energy!   youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

 

Purple Mash

All children have existing accounts on 'Purple Mash', they are well practised at logging into these and are likely to know their username and password off by heart! PM has lots of different online games and activities for them to explore at their leisure. All individual log in details are in the packs. If you do not have your child's log in please email me, and I can sort it out for you. purplemash.com/christ-ws3

 

Twinkl

This is an online resource bank that has 1000's of resources right from Nursery to GCSE, so is suitable for all children! It has lots of games, stories, sheets to print out, as well as lots of mindfulness resources. They have sent me a code to pass on to parents for 1 months free 'ultimate' subscription (ultimate subscription is usually around £80!) - It may be that they extend this as the situation develops. All you need to do is go to twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures sign up using an email address and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS this should then give you free access. 

Edinburgh Zoo Live Webcams

Pandas, penguins, tigers and koalas! What’s not to love! Check out these live streams of some amazing animals! edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/

Duolingo

If you enjoy your Spanish lessons in school, then this is the site to visit. It offers free online games and activities, and it helps with pronunciation of some of those tricky words too. You might like to create a little booklet of the new words, sentences and knowledge that you have learned. We would love to award you some Marvellous Me badges for your good work. Happy learning!

 

https://www.duolingo.com/course/es/en/Learn-Spanish


 
 

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