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This Term in P4 and 5

Useful websites for home learning

Below is a list of useful websites that you can access from home to help your child. Find many more by following this link http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com

Phonics play

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

PhonicsPlay is currently letting everyone sign on for free. Username: march20 password: home. Great to learn or revise sounds. 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

Twinkl are also offering free access with the code CVDTWINKLHELPS. Twinkl offers resources for all subjects from P1-7.

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Seneca
https://www.senecalearning.com
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Blockly
https://blockly.games
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/…
Activities and quizzes

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our P4/5 Page, here are some of the fun activities we have been doing.....

January/ February

What are we Learning this half term?

Literacy.

This month in Literacy lessons the pupils will be very busy

The P4 and P5 will be writing fables. We are Looking at the features of fables and developing modern day fables. Primary 5 pupils will be reading stories from imaginary worlds and noting how authors create tension. The pupils will be developing their use of adjectives to create their own imaginary settings.

The pupils will be looking at the features of instructional texts and use “bossy” verbs to create their own instructions. Linking our literacy to our WAU topic of the Egyptians the pupils will be learning how to make a mummy! Scary stuff indeed.

The pupils will develop their spelling skills by Learning the spelling rule to adding y to a word. Primary 4 pupils will be using common suffixes to make new words

Class novel for this term is “The Iron Man”

Numeracy.

Pupils will-

Shape and Space

Learn about 3d Shape and the properties of a prism.

Data Handling.

Display and read information from Carrol diagrams.

Measures

Primary 4 pupils will be introduced to standard units of measurement and through practical investigation, we will look at measuring using metres and 1/2 metres. P4 will also learn how to use a ruler to measure lines using cm.

Primary 5 will continue to develop their understanding of length. Primary 5 pupils will change metres into centimetres and vice versa. Primary 5 pupils will also measure lines to the nearest half centimetre.

Number

Primary 4 and 5 will be completing a lot of work on multiplication and division. 

WAU

In Primary 4 and 5 we will be looking at life a long time ago. The pupils will have the opportunity to study the life of the ancient Egyptians.

PE

Keeping fit and healthy is so important. This term we will be taking part in gymnastic lessons. We will look at how we move and balance. Check out our cool video for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
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30th Jun 2020
Hi Everyone !! The staff would like to say well done to you all in completing Home Schooling over the past few months . Its...
 
 
 
24th Jun 2020
Well as we enter the home straight I am still knocked out by the quality of work produced by Primary 4 and Primary 5.