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Summer One Year Four - How you can support your child at home

English: English skills with story or challenge game modes can be found here: KS2 English free game - Grammar, spelling and punctuation for primary school pupils - Crystal Explorers - BBC Bitesize Please also ensure that your child is reading for at least 10 minutes each day and talk to them about their book. 

Maths: Ensure that your child is using TTrockstars at home – this should be 15 minutes a day to ensure fluency. Times Tables Rock Stars – Times Tables Rock Stars ( Please ask your child's class teacher for their login if they have forgotten. Also, in preparation for their multiplication check in year 4, they can play memory games such as Hit the Button - Hit the Button - Quick fire maths practise for 6-11 year olds (

Encourage your child to explain the maths concepts and skills they are learning to you - they could play the role of a teacher. Activities that you can do with your child to improve a range of their maths skills can be found here:  Primary Parents ( Practice their arithmetic skills to improve speed and accuracy. There are many free resources that help with this such as - Tools for Maths Teachers In preparation for their multiplication check they can play memory games such as Hit the Button - Hit the Button - Quick fire maths practise for 6-11 year olds (

Science: Your child can learn more about teeth here: Teeth - BBC Bitesize

History: The British Museum has many galleries devoted to the Romans. An example is Room 49 which is devoted to the world of Roman Britain. There are a range of virtual tours that can also be found of the galleries via the British Museum’s website: Galleries | British Museum. Follow links in each room to virtual tours.

Geography: Research rainforests. Look at and then complete the quiz.

RE: Ask your child to recap the story of Adam and Eve and how Christians believe this is when humans became separated from God.

DT: Your child can research pavilions to support the DT unit here: Pavilion Facts for Kids (

Computing: Your child can understand more about block coding from this video: What is Block Based Coding | Coding for Kids | Block Coding for Kids | What is Coding | Kids Coding (

Art: Research art and design – sculpture. Specifically, Year 4 will be studying Picasso's techniques and styles. Look at the following resources for support: Who is Pablo Picasso? | Tate Kids and Art and Design: Pablo Picasso - BBC Teach

PE: To support your child, you could research tennis and rounders, using the following resources: Tennis scoring, rules and officials - Tennis - factfile - GCSE Physical Education Revision - AQA - BBC Bitesize and Get Inspired: How to get into rounders - BBC Sport

PSHE: Relationship advice and support is available on the following websites: Healthy relationships | NSPCC

French: Encourage your child to share the new vocabulary learnt in French saying different food and drink in French. The following website contains activities and videos linked to food and drink: Crickweb | KS2 French and KS2 French - BBC Bitesize

Music: See the following resource to help your child with understanding on music unit: KS2 Music / Science: How woodwind instruments make sound - BBC Teach