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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

Phonics play

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


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

Khan Academy
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
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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.

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).

For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.

Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
Educational online games

DK Find Out…
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?


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”


Pupils will-

Shape and Space

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

Data Handling.

Display and read information from Carrol diagrams.


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.


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


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.


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.