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Homework 

 

Next Thursday, is our class assembly. Please learn your part for the assembly. We have sent them home on paper, but also the whole script is on google classroom. Learn your part and also look at the person speaking before you, so you know when to start. 

 

Next week, we are celebrating World Bee Day! This weekend, complete some research on Bees and why they are so important to our world. Present it in your chosen form: Google classroom, poster, fact file,  photos, video etc. 

 

Spellings 

 

Rivers/Mountains

Trees

Lightning

Scene

Key

About

Seen

Donkey

Looked

Whose

Monkey

Shout

Who’s

Chimney

Your

Affect

Valley

What

Effect

Trolley

Children

Here

Journey

Crawled

Hear

Turkey

Asked

Heel

Jockey

People

Heal

Kidney

Down



 

Challenge Words

Elegant

Delicate

Precious

Coarse 

Bristly

Mechanical 

Pharmacy 

Exceptional

Artificial 

Infectious 

 

Homework 1: Our Summer production for Year 3 and 4 this year is 'The Jungle Book'. Year 4's homework this week is if they wish to audition, learn a part from the script. We will start to audition in the next few weeks before half term. We will give the children notice of when this will be. They can have the script with them to audition if they wish. There are a number of speaking parts in the production, acting parts, stage production and costume design. If you want a speaking/acting part, please choose one part from the attached scripts. If you do not wish to audition for a speaking or acting part it's not a problem- Everyone will be a part of our jungle choir!  

 

Maths

Please complete activities on Maths Shed

 

Spellings 

Rivers/Mountains

Trees

Lightning

Group

Last

White

Height

Past

Where

Particular

Father

Who

Potatoes

Class

Which

Separate

Grass

Wish

Surprise

Pass

With

Through

Plant

Why

Though

Path

Were

Woman

Bath

Walk

Caught

Rather

Would

Homework Friday 3rd May 

 

Homework - Maths Questions 

Google classroom and sent home on a paper copy. We have sent home some maths questions to help prepare you for the upcoming national tests. These are all things we have covered this year at some point. Please support your child with these but let them work out the questions themselves. 

Please bring the sheet back in by Wednesday as on Wednesday we will go through this together in class. 

 

Maths and Spelling Shed 

Please complete the activities on maths and spelling shed. 

 

Spellings 

 

 

Rivers/Mountains

Trees

Lightning

Poison

Frantically 

But

Monstrous

Hedge

Was

Travelling 

Dancing

From

Respectfulness 

Excited

Today

Musician 

Complaining 

Went 

Potatoes

Somebody 

Jump

Surprising 

Ourselves

Football

Thoughtfulness 

Wrapping

Said

Shelving 

Fourteen 

Night

Factories 

Matches

Without



 

Challenge Words

Cancelled

Frightened 

Sandwiches

Photographs

Dangerous

Information

Stories

Churches

Measured

Ourselves

Homework 26th April 2024 

 

Homework - Maths Questions 

Google classroom and sent home on a paper copy. We have sent home some maths questions to help prepare you for the upcoming national tests. These are all things we have covered this year at some point. Please support your child with these but let them work out the questions themselves. 

Please bring the sheet back in by Wednesday as on Wednesday we will go through this together in class. 

It is on google classroom also.  

 

Friday 3rd May - On Friday 3rd May there will be a sports kit non uniform day. If you would like to take part you need to bring in £1 for our fundraiser to support Father Lawrence. If you do not wish to donate, please come in wearing school uniform as normal. 

 

Spellings

Please learn the spellings below

 

Rivers/Mountains

Trees

Lightning

Reluctantly

Other

That

Quickly

Mother

There

Generously

Brother

Then

Unexpectedly

Nothing

Three

Gently

Cover

Think

Curiously

Money

This

Furiously

Some

These

Seriously

Dozen

Thing

Victoriously

Wonder

They

Courteously

Done

Them



 

Challenge Words

Used

Coming

Float

Brushes

Cried

Dressed

Leaves

Voice

Circle

Dancing

 

Maths Shed

Please complete the tasks on Maths Shed

Homework 19th April 

 

Homework - Assignment on Earth Day on Google Classroom. 

 

Spellings 

Rivers/Mountains

Trees

Lightening

Musician

All

Book

Magician

Ball

Cook

Electrician

Call

Shook

Politician

Always

Look

Mathematician

Fall

Because

Technician

Small

Are

Optician

Also

Were

Beautician

Bald

Could

Physician

Almost

Dry

Dietician

Already

Cry



 

Challenge Words

Thirteen

Skipping

Hedge

Suddenly

Tighter

Disagree

Already

Churches

Information

Dangerous

 

Maths 

Complete the activities on Maths Shed

Homework 12.4.24

 

To celebrate our Welsh language, please create a Welsh weather chart for the past week. Feel free to change the weather to make it more varied! The sentence pattern is 'Sut oedd y twydd ddoe?' to answer, you would say ' Roedd hi'n...'  

 

Maths Shed

 

Please complete the assignments on Maths Shed.

 

Spelling

 

Please learn the spellings below. We have also included extra ones that seem to be commonly spelt wrong in work, these are the bonus ones.

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Trees 

Lightning

Expression

Patted

Groaned

Discussion

Hummed

Wind

Confession

Dropped

Best

Permission

Clapped

Across

Admission

Clipped

However

Impression

Wrapped

North

Obsession

Napped

Covered

Procession

Ripped

Better

Omission

Drummed

Early

Concussion

Dragged

Space

 
 

Challenge Words

Parties

But

Photographs

Was

Dangerous

Today

Voice

Jump

Match

Football

Adventure

Said

Thirteen

Birthday

Disagree

Smoke

Respectful

Shower

Frightened

Again

Explosion

Used

Measured

Coming

Ourselves

Float

Sandwiches 

Leaves

Enough

Information

Easter Holiday Homework 

 

On Google Classroom please complete the Maths quiz. The questions on here will help to prepare you for some of the questions in the assessments in the summer term. 

Please continue to work on telling the time. 

 

Maths Shed

 

Please complete the assignments on Maths Shed.

 

Spelling

 

Please learn the spellings below. We have also included extra ones that seem to be commonly spelt wrong in work, these are the bonus ones. We will also test these after Easter.

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Trees 

Lightning

Invention

Patting

Should

Injection

Humming

Would 

Action

Dropping

Could

Hesitation

Running

Because

Completion

Hopping

This

Stagnation 

Clapping

That

Nomination

Sitting

Coming

Migration

Flipping

Called

Selection

Wrapping

Happened

Communication

Slipping

Going


 

Year 4 Bonus Words

Enjoyable

Exciting

Prices

Photographs

Hedge

Complained

Information

Dangerous

Parties

Measured

 

Homework 15th March 

 

Homework - Telling the time Google Classroom task  - please login to google classroom to complete this time task. 

 

 

 

Maths - Tasks on Maths Shed

 

Spellings  - tasks on spelling shed  -learn the spellings below

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Trees 

Lightning

Automatic

Nicer

They

Astronaut 

Writer

Like

Cause

Baker

Said

Author

Hoped

Here

Applaud

Loved

Come

Audience

Largest

Going

August

Closest

Girl

Launch

Looser

With 

Haul

Safer

One

Autumn 

Simpler 

Out

 

Homework 8th March 2024 

 

Science Week 

 

Next week we are celebrating STEM week (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths). The focus of the week is time. We will be thinking about how we know the time of the day and completing an experiment about this.

For your homework we want you to create your own timetable of a normal school day. Think about times things happen when you wake  up, have breakfast, leave for school, lunchtime. 

We also want you to think about how nature might help us tell the time or the time of year. How does the sun help us know the time of day? How do the trees tell us the time of Year? 

Complete this on Google Classroom. 

 

 

Maths

 

Please login to Ed Shed to complete the fractions activities on Maths Shed. 

 

Spellings

 

Please login to Ed Shed and complete the activities on spelling shed.

Learn the spellings below 

 

Rivers and Mountains

Trees

Lightning

Breath

Every

Wish

Business

Everybody

Right

Caught

Even

Walk

Different

Great

Year

Exercise

Break

Make

Extreme

Steak

About

Medicine

Pretty

Only

Possession

Beautiful

Took

Although

After

Home

Thought

Fast

Three

Homework 1st March 2023 

 

World Book Day Homework

 

On Tuesday we will be celebrating World Book Day. For your homework we want you to do something to celebrate reading. You could make a poster about your favourite book, design a front cover for your favourite book or complete a book review about a book you would recommend.  

 

Maths 

Please login to Maths Shed and complete your maths activities on fractions. These were given out again to the pupils this week to take home. 

 

Spellings 

Learn the spellings for the test and complete the activities on spelling shed. 

 

Rivers and Mountains

Trees and Sunshines

Lightning

Serious

Hiking

Colour

Obvious

Shining

Together

Curious

Surprising

Really

Hideous

Joking

Usually

Spontaneous

Hoping

Ever

Courteous

Smiling

Four

Furious

Loving

Night

Various

Writing

Thought

Victorious

Coming

Could

Gaseous

Caring

Would

 

 

 

 

Homework 23rd February 2024

 

Lenten Homework 

In our Religion lessons we are learning about the season of Lent and what Catholics do during this season. 

We have been learning about the three key ways we act during Lent: fasting, prayer and almsgiving. 

This week for your homework we want you to create something to help you reflect during this very important time.

 

You can be creative for this: A Lenten prayer, a Lenten Promise, a Lenten calendar with promises for the season, some Lenten artwork. Remember the liturgical colour for the season is purple, so try to include this in your homework. You could do this on Google Classroom or write / draw your own to bring in. Some ideas below to help.

 

Maths 

Your maths homework is set on Maths Shed, you access this the same way you access spelling shed. Children have been shown in class this week. On Wednesday we will be checking who has accessed and completed the tasks. 

https://www.mathshed.com/en-gb/ 

 

Spellings

Please learn the spellings below, login to Spelling Shed to complete the activities to help you learn the spellings

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Trees and Sunshine 

Lightning

Merriment

Happier

They

Happiness

Happiest

Like

Plentiful 

Angriest

Said

Penniless 

Angrier

Here

Happily

Drier

Come

Prettiest

Driest

Going

Nastiness

Tidier

Girl

Beautiful 

Tidiest

With 

Pitiful 

Funnier

One

Silliness

Funniest

Out

 

 

Lent Calendar

Lent Art

Half Term Homework 9th Feb 2024

 

Your homework is to enter one or more of the Eisteddfod Competitions, these will be judged on Wednesday 21st February so all entries must be in by then. 

 

3D Modelling Competition – Children are encouraged to make a 3D model of something which represents Wales for them. Children may use whichever means of media they wish and the topic is broad to encourage creativity. 

 

Cookery Competition - Children are encouraged to cook something which is a traditional Welsh recipe or depicts Wales to them.

Young Performer Competition- This competition encourages children to showcase their talents. Auditions will take place in class the week beginning 26th March. Two children will then be chosen to represent their class during our Eisteddfod celebration. The children may like to prepare a song or dance, recite a poem or play a musical instrument.

Photography Competition- Children to take a photo of something that represents Wales or being Welsh. This could be a landmark or place of interest or anything else. Remember to take the photo yourself!

T-shirt Competition- Children to design and create their own Welsh / Wales themed t-shirt. This can be on a piece of paper or on an actual t-shirt.  

 

 

Maths  

Your Maths activities have been set on Maths Shed. This is accessible using spelling shed login. 

 

Spellings 

Spelling activities are set on Maths Shed.

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Trees 

Lightning

Courageous 

Copied

Are

Outrageous

Replied

This

Nervous 

Spied 

Were

Famous

Fried

As

Adventurous 

Applied

Do

Ridiculous 

Relied

Down

Carnivorous 

Identified

Children

Rapturous 

Multiplied

Came

Torturous 

Magnified

About

Disadvantageous 

Supplied

Could

Homework

Next week is mental health week so we would like you to do something this weekend for your mental health. You could do something like a nice walk in nature, some artwork, listen to some relaxing music. On Google Classroom write about what you have done and tell us how it has made you feel. 

 

Maths 

There is no mathletics this week, please continue to learn your times tables focus on 3 , 4, 6 and 7 times tables. 

 

Spellings

Please learn the spellings below for the test on Friday. 

 

Rivers and Mountains

Trees and Sunshines

Poisonous 

Flies

Dangerous

Supplies

Mountainous 

Replies

Marvellous

Cries

Perilous 

Copies

Tremendous 

Babies

Enormous

Carries

Jealous

Spies

Precious

Tries

Disastrous

Lorries

Homework 26th January 2024 

 

Diary Entry - Google Classroom. Please login to Google Classroom to complete the diary activity about our week at Cardiff MET swimming. 

 

Mathletics

Please complete the activities set on Mathletics.  

 

School Visit 1st Feb 

Next week on Thursday we are visiting Llancaiach Fawr, please can you make sure you have signed the permission form and paid on Parent Pay. Thank you

 

Spellings

 

Rivers and Mountains Challenge Words

Trees and Sunshines

Challenge Words

Expansion

Cry

Extension

Fly

Comprehension

Dry

Tension

Try

Suspension

Reply

Precision

July

Provision

Shy

Explosion

Spy

Erosion 

Sky

Invasion

Why

Homework 

 

Water Safety 

 

As we have been swimming this week we have also been learning about Water Safety. Please can you complete a water safety poster, leaflet or Google slides to explain how to be safe in water. 

Think about what types of water you should swim in, who should be there when you swim, flags you might see on the beach to do with swimming, what to do if you or a friend ever got into trouble in the water. 

 

Mathletics 

Please complete the tasks set on Mathletics and also continue to learn your times tables. 

Rivers and Mountains Challenge Words

Trees and Sunshines

Challenge Words

Complete

Wild

Continue 

Climb

Experiment

Most

Famous

Only

Favourite

Both

February 

Old

Naughty

Cold

Material

Gold

Knowledge

Hold

Remember 

Told 

12/1/24 

 

Homework 

 

This weekend your homework is to help you with swimming and to be independent next week. We would like you to write yourself a packing list for school next week for swimming lessons so you know all the things that you need to bring. Please this weekend again, make sure you have labelled all the things you are wearing and bringing for swimming. You could bring your list in your bag with you so you can make sure you put all the things back in that you have. 

 

Please make sure your parents have checked the school app for the message about swimming. 

 

Maths

 

Please complete the tasks on Mathletics and continue to learn your times tables. We will have another test next week to see if we have made some improvements and can do it quicker. 

 

Spellings:

 

Rivers and Mountains (ch)

Trees and Sunshines (il at the end of word)

Chef

Pencil

Chalet

Fossil

Machine

Nostril

Brochure

Pupil

Parachute

April

Chute

Gerbil

Chaperone

Lentil

Chandelier

Evil

Crochet 

Anvil 

Quiche 

Basil

Christmas Holidays Homework 

 

Swimming Preparation

 

After Christmas, Year 4 will be attending swimming lessons at Cardiff MET. Over the Christmas holidays you must prepare yourself for this and get yourself organised. Please familiarise yourself with all of your swimming things, including your swimming costume/shorts/ towel etc. Label all these items and the bag they will be going in. Learn how to pack your swimming bag including what to do with wet items. When we go swimming you will be responsible for all of your own things so please be ready for this. 

 

Stuarts

Our new inquiry after Christmas is called "How marvellous was Stuart Medicine?" 

Please complete some research on the Stuarts and present on Google slides, poster, information leaflet, artwork etc. 

Find out:

  • When the Stuart time was? 
  • Who ruled during that time? The Kings and Queens.  
  • find out about some events that happened in this time, Great Fire of London etc.

 

Mathletics

Please complete the tasks set on Mathletics. 

When you return to school we will be completing a times table test so please learn the following times tables for the test

2 x table

3 x table

4 x table

5 x table

6 x table 

 

 

Spellings

 

These spellings are ones we are finding pupils are commonly spelling incorrectly, so please learn these for a spelling test first week back. 

 

Trees and SunshinesMountains and Rivers

without 

think

went

again 

used 

coming

started

could

should

would

cried

information

photograph 

hoping 

exciting 

dangerous

measured

enjoyable

swimming 

dancing

 

 

15th December 2023 

 

Next week, we will be looking at different ways of staying safe online. For your homework please can you create an online safety poster or an online safety Google Slides. 

 

Mathletics 

Complete the activities on Mathletics.

 

Spellings 

Rivers and Mountains

Trees and Sunshines

Usually

Pedal

Finally

Capital

Beautifully 

Hospital

Thoughtfully 

Animal

Wonderfully

Equal

Carefully

Final

Faithfully

Petal

Peacefully 

Local

Cruelly 

Magical

Generally 

Medal 

 

8th December Homework

 

Next week, we will be having our sustainability Christmas fair. Thank you so much for all glass jars so far, if you have anymore please can we have them by Monday to create our Christmas products with. 

 

Your homework is to research some ways that we can be sustainable over the Christmas holidays and create a Google Slides about this. Research some sustainable gifts, what to do with leftover food, and rubbish. 

 

Spellings: 

As we did not get time this week to do our test as we were busy with our assembly. Please continue to learn this week's spellings for the test next week. 

 

Mathletics 

Please complete the tasks set on Mathletics 

 

Homework

 

On Sunday 3rd December it will be the first Sunday of Advent. Next week, our assembly is about Advent so your homework is based on that.

Advent is a time when Catholics like to give their time to others so your job is to: make a kindness advent calendar, write an Advent prayer or a promise of something you want to do, you could also create some Advent artwork.

An example below of a kindness Advent calendar. 

 

 

Mathletics  

Complete the activities set on Mathletics  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings

Rivers

Trees

Sadly

Camel

Completely 

Tunnel

Wildly

Jewel

Bravely

Travel

Gently

Tinsel

Happily

Squirrel

Foolishly

Hazel

Proudly

Vowel

Horribly

Angel

Nervously 

Towel

 

Advent Calendar

Homework 24/11 

 

As our topic is about recycling. We want you to find out about things that are made from recycled materials.

You could look at items in your home and read the labels to see what they are made from often some clothing, bags for life, bottles are made from recycled materials.

You could also research this and find some products and companies that are proud to use recycled materials to make their items. Create a poster, or a pic collage or a slides to share what you have found out. You could also choose to make something yourself out of what is in your recycling to recycle these materials.

 

Mathletics: 

Please complete the assigned tasks.

 

Spellings

 

Trees and Sunshines

Mountains and Rivers

table

adoration

apple

admiration

bottle

Coronation

Little

Detonation

Middle

Observation

Bubble

Location

Cable

Generation

Uncle

Exploration

Ankle

Combination

eagle

illustration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework 17th November 

 

Prayers for All Souls 

 

As November is the month for All Souls, we have been remembering people who are important to us.

We would like you to write your own prayer for All Souls and decorate it so we can put it in our Year 4 prayer book or you could choose to write and decorate your own Eternal Rest prayer 

 

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May they rest in peace.
Amen 

 

Mathletics 

 

Please complete the activities assigned to you on Mathletics. Next week, we will be learning about money in maths, so take the opportunity  to learn about the different coins and notes and adding up amounts of money this weekend.

 

Spellings 

 

Trees and Sunshine

Rivers and Mountains

Write

Information

Written

Sensation

Wrong

Preparation

Wrap

Vibration

Wren

Decoration

Wrecked

Donation

Wrapped

Duration

Wriggle

Registration

Wrestle

Population

wrote

determination

Homework 10th November

 

This week we have been starting our new inquiry. We have been thinking about the big question "Where does the rubbish go?"

For your homework we would like you to find out about recycling at home. Look at the different types of bins you have at home. Think about the following questions: 

What goes in each bin?

Where does it go?

Why should we recycle? 

What happens if we don't recycle?

 

Complete this either as slides on Google Slides or as a poster or an information leaflet.

 

Maths

 

Complete the assignments on Mathletics.

 

 

Spellings

Rivers and Mountains

Trees and Sunshines

Calendar

Door

Appear

Floor

Believe

Poor

Grammar

Because

Increase

find

Interest

Kind

Opposite

Mind

Straight

Behind

Strength

Child

Women

Children

Homework 27th October  

 

This week in our RE learning we have been focusing on the word "Welcome". We have been looking at our school and finding out about how it is a welcoming place. For your homework we want you to create some work around this idea of welcoming someone new. You can choose how you want to present your work. You could: create a google slides to welcome someone new, write a new pupil a welcome letter, create a welcome poster, or create some welcoming artwork.   

 

Mathletics 

Complete the tasks set on Mathletics. 

 

Spellings

Spellings will be the same as last week and please look back at the spellings taught so far this half term.

 

Homework on Google Classroom 20th October

In school, we have been looking at the book Flood. We will be writing our own story to go with the pictures next week as it is a wordless book.

We would like you to look at the pictures and plan some ideas for the story that go with each section of the book. 

Be creative

Use adjectives ( describing words) to describe the weather

Use time connectives to show the passing of time eg: some time later, after that, the next morning, all of a sudden

Use speech - What are the characters saying to each other.

 

Mathletics

Please login to Mathletics and complete the activities on there. Also please take time to go over your times tables. 

 

Spellings - These are your spellings for next week, please use spelling shed to complete the activities to help you learn the spellings.

 

 

Sunshines and Trees

Rivers and Mountains 

change

interact

charge

intercity

range

international

orange

interfere

hinge

interview

strange

intercept

dungeon

intercom

sponge

internet

pigeon

interchange

fringe

interface

Homework 13th October

Homework 6th October 2023 

 

Google Classroom 

See below for Mary Activity  

 

Mathletics 

Please login to Mathletics and complete the activities

 

Spellings 

Please login to spelling shed and complete the spelling activities, we have checked it is working but please let your teacher know if there are still problems. 

 

Rivers and Mountains 

Illegal 

Illegible

Immature

Imortal 

Impossible

Impatient

Imperfect 

Irregular 

Irrelevant

Irresponsible 

 

Trees and Sunshines

Gym

Myth

Egypt 

Pyramid

Mystery

Symbol

Synonym

Lyrics

System

Gymnastics

 

Mary Homework 6.10.23

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