Government Supermarket Voucher Scheme

Dear parents/carers,

You may have heard on the news that the government has developed a national scheme to provide supermarket vouchers to families of pupils eligible for benefits-related free school meals during the school closure. This will be via the Edenred online portal.

If you are entitled to receive vouchers through this scheme then a member of the school office staff will be contacting you today to confirm an email address to send the voucher to. We will aim to send the voucher codes via email on Friday. The vouchers are for a set amount of £15 per pupil per week. You can select from a range of different supermarkets to use them in.

If you are not entitled to benefits-related free school meals, but you are currently experiencing difficulties then please email the school office on admin@selsdonprimary.org.uk and we can discuss this with you.

Please see below for more information about the scheme.

DfE_FreeSchoolMeals_ParentCarerFAQs

Maths 1.4.20 Home Learning

Good morning Year 4,

Happy Wednesday!

Continuing with our theme of reasoning and problem solving with various true/false multiplication and division sentences, check out the activities below where you can show off your multiplication and factor knowledge!

There’s also a challenge task for you to try, too!

Activity 1:

Activity 2:

Challenge Time!

Please all share your thoughts and/or answers in a comment to this post, we love to know you are getting involved and staying engaged with learning (as well as your achievements whilst at home)!

Stay safe and well 🙂

The Year 4 Team

1/4/20 – R.E

Good Morning Year 4,

In R.E this half term we have been learning about Christianity, on Sunday 12th April, lots of Christians all around the world will be celebrating Easter.
Easter Sunday is a special day on which Christians celebrate the death and coming to life again of Jesus Christ.
Watch this video to find out more…

To think about: Do you think Easter is a happy or a sad time for Christians, why?

How do Christians celebrate Easter?

This video (below) shows us how a Christian boy and his family celebrate Easter Sunday.
As shown in the video, often symbols work as a reminder for part of the Easter story, the following symbols are mentioned in the video:
(a) The fire burning on Easter morning
(b) Touching the stone where Jesus fell
(c) Hot crossed buns
(d) The Easter egg
(e) The chicken born from the egg

What does each one stand for, or link to? What reminders do these symbols provide of the stories of Jesus at the first Easter?

Best Wishes,
The Year 4 Team

Times Tables Rockstars Battles of the Bands

Hello all,

As promised, I have created new Battle of the Bands for the upcoming days. This time, instead of having classes competing against each other, we will will have year groups competing against each other. I will also increase the time of the Battles to 24 hours which allows everyone to play as they are home all day ( I even made it rhyme).

Schedule for the upcoming Battle of the Bands:

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Good luck to all.

Mr Feitor

P.E. (featuring a very special guest!)

Good morning Year 4,

We hope you are feeling energised this morning, ready for another fun-filled day of home learning and active workouts/activities, I know I am!

This week in P.E., you have got a very special guest joining you for a kick-up challenge. Your challenge is to see if you can beat their score! The special guest is…..*DRUM ROLL PLEASE*…..the one, the only…ANTHONY!! Now, Anthony managed 76 kick-ups in 45 seconds, but I reckon that in Year 4, we can do better than that! Let’s bring in the healthy competition – you have each got 45 seconds to do more than 76 kick-ups. Ready…..set….GO!!!!

Your second mission, should you choose to accept it (!), is to complete this 13 minute set of home exercises, each day! (Remember, staying active and healthy is so important for your energy levels, health and concentration).

Note: If you do not have the equipment necessary for the home exercises in your own home, do not worry. You can improvise with things such as pillows, clothes and toys! If you don’t feel this is appropriate for your home or your child, then you are welcome to supplement these exercises with the exercise links we posted yesterday.

And, we certainly cannot forget about our other P.E. at home legend, Joe Wicks, getting the whole nation active at 9am Monday – Friday for half an hour. The perfect way to start our days, lifting our energy levels and positive spirits!

Get ready, get set….GET ACTIVE!!

The Year 4 Team

Maths home learning 31.3.20

Good morning Year 4,

Here are your maths activities for today.

Remember that we are focusing on problem solving and reasoning, this means that we have to be able to prove our answers and explain our thinking using examples of what we know.

For example:

_____ x 2 = ____ – 10. Convince me your thinking.

1 x 2 = 12 – 10. This can be true because 1 x 2 = 2 and 12 – 10 = 2.

5 x 2 = 0 – 10. This can be true because 5 x 2 = 10 and 0 – 10 = 10.

12 x 2 = 24 – 10. This is false because 12 x 2 = 24 and 24 – 10 = 14.

Remember:

A multiple is a number which belongs in the specific times table. For example, 2, 4, 6, 8 are multiples of 2 because they are the answers of the 2 times table.

A factor are numbers which multiply together to form a product. For example, 2 and 3 are factors of 6 because 2 x 3 = 6.

Activity 1:

Hint: use your 3, 4 and 12 times tables to help.

Activity 2:

Hint: You will need to test factors of smaller numbers and bigger numbers a few times to test your theory.

Enjoy these activities and remember to reason and explain your thinking and how you know! We look forward to seeing your thinking in the comments throughout the day – I wonder whether you’ll be able to convince us that you are correct with your examples?

Stay well.

The Year 4 Team