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Year 3/4

Welcome to the Year 3 and 4


Dear Year 3 and 4 parents and children,


All of the children have settled back into school life well and have been working hard to engage positively with in lessons. There are 28 children in our class this term, our teacher is Mr Bragg and our senior teaching assistant is Mrs Crichton.


If you or your children need to self isolate or are unable to return to school because they are waiting for the results of a coronovirus test, home learning activities for Maths and English (links for which can be found below.) We have also produced some home learning pack to support children's learning at this time. 


If you need to contact me please call the school office or email me using my school email address seen below, between 9am and 3pm.


My email address is -


Mr Bragg


Scroll down to find a full list of home learning tasks.


Home Learning Tasks

If you are self isolating or waiting for coronovirus test results you can find home learning activities for Maths and English below. Additional home learning packs will be provided by school to support your child's learning during this time. See links and activities below.

Year 4 - Maths

(Use link to watch teaching video and complete activities.)

Year 3 - Maths

(Use links to watch teaching videos and complete activities.)

English Year 3 and 4

(Follow instructions and complete activities.)

Watch and listen to the story 'The Enormous Crocodile' using the following link. Use this story to help you complete the following activities. 


Explain 'The Enormous Crocodile's' four clever tricks. Use 2 or 3 sentences to explain each of the tricks he tries in the story too fool the children.


Listen to the story again and write a descriptive paragraph using suitable adjectives to describe 'The Enormous Crocodile' (Adjectives are words that describe.)


Think about the following when describing 'The Enormous Crocodile.'


 - What does he look like?

 - Where does he live?

 - How does he act? What does he do?

 - What does this tell us about him?

 - Does he have any friends?

 - What does he like?

 - What does he not like?

 - What has he learnt from his experiences?


Listen to the story of 'The Enormous Crocodile' once again using the link above. Write down 5 words that are new or unfamiliar. Using a dictionary or online dictionary find out the definition for the words that you have written down. Write these definitions with the words.


Using the links to BBC Bitesize below watch video clips, read through information and complete activities looking at 'Nouns' and 'Pronouns.'


Conjunctions activity sheet from home learning pack.


Login to Spelling Shed (Ed Shed) and have a go at spelling activities.

Additional Useful Resources and Links