Fireflies 2019 - 2020

Mr Stackhouse

Mr Bester

Mr A Stackhouse

a.stackhouse@st-aidans-pri.lancs.sch.uk

Welcome to Year 4/5!

In Fireflies we strive to acheive the best of our potential through experiencing a rich and balanced curriculum that will excite, engage and create lots of fun whilst learning. 

Please take a look at our page and try out some of the homework links we have put on for you. If you have any questions, please feel free to call and speak to myself or Mr Bester.

Important Information

  • Homework  will be given every Monday and it is due back in on Friday. Please make sure you sign your child's Reading Record when homework is completed. Why not encourage your child to take advantage of our homework club?

  • Spellings will be given each Wednesday to be learnt ready for the spelling test the following Wednesday. Try quizzing one another at home?

  • Reading Books Reading is amazing and can open up whole new worlds. It's so important that your child reads every single day. In Year 4/5 it is expected that children read between 15-20 minutes a day. Every child needs their reading book in school every day. Please sign your child's reading record each time they have read.

  • P.E Fireflies have PE on a Monday and Wednesday. Please make sure they have their named kit in school ready. 

 

Curriculum information 

The curriculum map outlines your child's learning topics for the year.

Please find below a copy of the word list that children are expected to know by the end of Year 6. There is also a Year 3 and 4 word list attached for your child to keep practising. 

 

Homework links

  • Education City - Children have their own unique username and password to access this learning platform. There are many games and activities for them to try across all areas of the curriculum. Please click on the link https://www.educationcity.com/ 
  • Purplemash - Children have been given a class username and password to access the computing tool to help them develop skills needed within the curriculum. Please click on the linhttps://www.purplemash.com/sch/bambe.

  • Sumdog - Children have their own unique username and password to access this learning platform. Children are encouraged to play the maths games to help them develop their mental skills and their times tables knowledge. The questions target each child's ability and will become increasingly challenging as they progress through the programme. Please click on the link                  https://www.sumdog.com

  • BBC KS2 Bitesize - This website has several games and activities to help children develop their knowledge and understanding of English, Maths and Science. Please click on the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/

Please find below links to several more websites that children can use to help them whilst on their learning journey.

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/ - Homework help

http://www.coolmath-games.com/ - lots of exciting maths games

https://www.spag.com/ - lots of different quizzes to test and improve SPAG ability

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr - Dance Mat typing

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