Stingrays

Welcome to the Stingray class page

Week beginning 13/7/20

Hiya Stingrays,

Well done! It has been a whirlwind of a year, but we have finally made it! You have all be so brave and resilient to everything that has happened, and I am so proud of you all! I am sure you are all relieved to have made it to the summer holidays and am ready to celebrate in style. I just want to say that, as my first ever class, you have all been absolutely incredible and I have loved teaching you all! Thank you for being my sensational Stingrays! I look forward to seeing you all for our teams meetings this week so we can finish our story together.  

This week in school, we have been starting to learn how to do the ukulele. Hopefully, by the end of the week, we will be able to play ‘Riptide’ by Vance Joy. Outside of school, I was able to meet up with a friend over the weekend which was great. It was really getting to be able to play the guitar around the BBQ as we waited for the burgers to cook.  

Your work this week;

Maths

This week in maths, the year 3’s will be looking at some more at capacity and moving onto reading pictograms and bar charts. Year 4’s will be looking symmetry and using grids.

English

In English this week, both the Year 3’s and Year 4’s will be reading Greek myths and writing a diary and instructions based on it.

Mr Harris’ Challenging Challenge;

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to create party decorations.

It is the end of the year and there is only 1 way to celebrate… throw a party. Everyone knows that a good party needs decoration, so see if you can create your own. These may be paper chains, hanging decorations, or you may look online to find something you can make.

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 Oak National Academy

You can access live lessons via the government-funded Oak National Academy which is recommended by the DfE at https://classroom.thenational.academy/year-groups

Key Tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

As always, you can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so I can see all the wonderful things that you have been up to.

Well done for being so super this year! Ms Leaver and I are both so proud of you, you have worked so hard and have kept smiling! Have a wonderful week and an amazing summer! I can’t wait to see you at school in September.

Stay safe,

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week beginning 6/7/20

Hiya Stingrays,

I hope you have all had a great weekend. I really enjoyed our show and tells, it was fantastic to see what you have been up to lately! This week in our meeting I will be reading a version of the story ‘The Wind in the Willows’ which was based on the story by Kenneth Grahame. I love this story; There are lots of cute characters and an exciting escapade so I’m sure you will really enjoy it! A fun fact: the last play I was in before I became a teacher was ‘The Wind in the Willows’ where I play Mr Toad.

This week in school, we have been doing some research on Madam C. J. Walker who was a very important business-woman in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Outside of school, I had the excitement of finally getting my haircut on Saturday which, as you can probably imagine, was a very strange experience!

Your work this week;

Maths

This week in maths, the year 3’s will be looking at mass and capacity, so trying to work out how much things weigh or how much water can fit in something. Year 4’s will be looking at angles, triangles, and quadrilaterals.

English

In English this week, Year 3’s will be working on writing imaginatively and using the past tense. Year 4’s will be looking at writing instructions and comparing different texts.

Mr Harris’ Challenging Challenge;

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to Become a fact finder.

With my bubble in school, we were finding facts about a lady called Madam C. J. Walker. So, my challenge to you is to do your own research on one of the following topics;

Topic 1: Research one of the characters from The Wind and the Willows (a water-rate, a mole, a toad, or a badger). You might want to find out about their habitats, what they eat, how to look after them.

Topic 2: Based on our Roman topic, can you find some information on a Roman Emperor. You may research when they became emperor, what countries were in the Roman Empire at the time that they were in charge, what happened while they were the ruler.

Topic 3: You might want to look into who is Madam C. J. Walker yourself. See if you can find out why she is important, what life might have been like for her, and what did she achieve in her lifetime?

You might want to present your information as a poster, leaflet, non-chronological report. Or you may make a diary entry from the perspective of who you researched or write instruction on how to take care of the animal. You might even make a quiz about what you have found out.

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 Oak National Academy

You can access live lessons via the government-funded Oak National Academy which is recommended by the DfE at https://classroom.thenational.academy/year-groups

Key Tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

As always, you can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so I can see all the wonderful things that you have been up to. I hope you have an incredible week, and I can’t wait to see you in our teams meetings.

Stay safe,

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week beginning 29/06/20

Hey Stingrays,

It was really good to see so many of you this week in our teams meetings. It was a big learning curve for me to use teams but, thankfully, by Friday, most technical hick-ups have been sorted and I finally was able to work out how to see everyone in the meeting at once, so hopefully next week the meetings will run with a few less technical hitches.!

In school this week we have been doing lots of PE games and have been doing lots of athletics whilst trying to stick in the shade. Outside of school, I have also been doing lots of running this week and I have been starting to learn to play the guitar which has been exciting (however, I’m not sure my neighbours are enjoying the sound of me practicing).

Your work this week;

Maths

This week in maths, the year 3’s will be looking at 2D and 3D shapes and moving onto telling the time to the nearest 5 minutes.   Year 4’s will be exploring different types of charts and graphs.

English

In English this week, Year 3’s will be developing your prediction skills in your reading and recapping similes and how to punctuate speech. Year 4’s will be looking at what makes good descriptions and how to useconjunctions to join clauses.

Mr Harris’ Challenging Challenge;

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to design your own game

This weekend, my flatmate and I created a game, a bit like charades, where we had to act out being a person doing something that rhymes with their name (for example, Mr Hart riding a Go-Kart). My challenge to you is to try and create your own game and play it with your family. This could be a board game, a game involving acting or drawing, or some form of racing game. Once you have played it you might want to write out instructions for how to play, or write a story where one of the characters plays a game, or interview yourself for a newspaper article you write about ‘the invention of the best game in the world.’  If you would like me to have a go at your games, make sure you email me your instructions to homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk.

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 Oak National Academy

You can access live lessons via the government-funded Oak National Academy which is recommended by the DfE at https://classroom.thenational.academy/year-groups

Key Tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

MS Teams

It was great to have our meetings this week, it was so nice to see that you are all doing well and smiling away. I would also like to say congratulations to Team Tuesday who won the Disney quiz with a score of 10/10! Just a reminder that this week you will be doing a show and/ or tell. This is can be anything from a story about a cool bird you saw on a walk, a picture of a cake you have baked or a book you have really enjoyed reading. You will only have 40 seconds to talk so please keep it short and snappy. I’m very excited to see what you have to show and tell!

Do not forget that you can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so I can see what you have been up to. I hope you have a fantastic week, and I can’t wait to see you in our teams meetings.

Stay safe,

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week beginning 22/06/20

Hey Stingrays,

I hope you have had a great time this week. At school, we have been playing rounders (when it was dry), been making cards and we have looked at the curiosity rover which is exploring the planet Mars. I was also able to go home for a socially distant BBQ with my family to celebrate Father’s Day.

Your work this week;

Maths

This week in maths, the year 3’s will be investigating at shapes, looking at angles and lines. Year 4’s are moving to working with decimal numbers and by the end of the week, you will be looking at money, trying to compare and solve problems involving money.

English

In English this week, the Year 3’s will be developing your punctuation skills and looking at descriptive language. Year 4’s will be exploring how to use dialogue and developing your performance poetry skills.

Mr Harris’ Challenging Challenge;

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to design your own race and see if you can beat yourself.

This week is National Sports Week and on Friday it would have been sports day – one of the best days of the year! To celebrate I would like you to create your own race – this could be racing to the end of the garden or creating an obstacle course. Unfortunately, I do not have a garden so I will be racing to do 50 keepie uppies each day. Then I would like you to re-do the race to see if you can improve your time (you could even make a graph to keep track of your progress.

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 Oak National Academy

You can access live lessons via the government-funded Oak National Academy which is recommended by the DfE at https://classroom.thenational.academy/year-groups

Key Tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

Do not forget that you can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so I can see what you have been up to. I have been amazed by all the wonderful work you have been doing – keep it up!

Stay safe,

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week beginning 15/06/20

Hey Stingrays,

I hope you have had a really good week, it has been great hearing about the exciting things you have been up to. This week has been a very fun week for me, we have been doing lots of races around the school (at one point I was on a space hopper racing a Tiddler on a tricycle) and I have gotten very good at some of the Go Noodle dances. Outside of school, I have been reading lots and have been practicing some drawing.

Your work this week;

Maths

This week in maths, the year 3’s will be adding and subtracting fractions. This may seem tricky at first but as long as you remember to draw your workings out you will all do amazingly! Year 4’s are moving to working with decimal numbers and by the end of the week you will be able to compare and round decimals, so don’t forget that 5 is the magic number in rounding and if you are not sure to draw a number line.

English

In English this week, the year 3’s will be exploring direct speech, conjunctions, and prepositions as well as trying to learn a poem. Meanwhile, the year 4’s will be enhancing their summarising skills and look at how to use the possessive apostrophe.

Mr Harris’ Challenging Challenge;

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to write a quiz about where you live.

I would like you to try and create a mini quiz about the town or village you live in. You may need to do some research to find out some more about the history or have a think about the geographical features that make where you live special. You may even want to turn your quiz into a scavenger hunt where you get to explore the area where you live! Don’t forget to test out your quiz on family and friends, and you can always email me your questions to test my knowledge.

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 Oak National Academy

You can access live lessons via the government funded Oak National Academy which is recommended by the DfE at https://classroom.thenational.academy/year-groups

Key tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

You can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk to get feedback on what you have been doing and I will reply as soon as possible. I am consistently impressed with what you have been doing at home; it is so great hearing what you have been up to!

I hope you have a great week now that the weather is starting to get better, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week commencing 8th June

Hiya Stingrays,

I hope you have had a great week! I’ve had a very busy week! Mrs Sharp, Mr Mosley and I have been looking after the key work children (they told me to say ‘Hi!’). I have had to get used to being in school without my tie and waistcoat! As you can probably imagine, we have been doing a lot of Joe Wicks and Go Noodles. I think the highlight of my week was being able to balance a spinning plate on my chin! Outside of school, I have been cooking lots and have been attempting to make some recipes from South America. Have you been able to help out with the cooking? What have you made?

I find it so strange being in school without seeing a sea of smiling stingray faces – so don’t forget you can always email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so I can hear about the incredible things you have been up to!

Your tasks this week;

Maths

For your maths work this week, Year 3 I would like you to look at equivalent fractions and start comparing fractions. Year 4, your work this week is looking at decimals.

English

The Year 3 children this week will be looking at using speech, adverbs and trying to learn a poem – see what you can remember from when I taught you performance poetry. The Year 4’s will be looking at determiners, conjunctions and fronted adverbials (as an extra challenge, how many fronted adverbials are in this message?).

Everything you need for your maths and English work will be in the folders below.

Mr Harris’ challenging-challenge

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to design a musical instrument.

I would like you to try and come up with a brand new musical instrument. You might need to think back to your lessons on sounds with Mr Simmonds. See if you can challenge yourself to change the pitch and volume of the sound the instrument makes. You might want to just draw the instrument, or you might actually attempt to make it! You could even try and write a song to play on your instrument!

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

Key tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars – if you haven’t done a studio lately you might want to have a go at improving your current rock status.
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

You can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk to get feedback on what you have been doing and I will reply as soon as possible. It has been really great seeing what you have been doing in the past weeks and I can’t wait to see more of your fantastic work!

I hope you have a good week and I look forward to hearing from you.

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

June 1st
 
Hi Stingrays,
 
I am very sorry but I realise that I have uploaded the wrong week's work for English! Bellow should be the English work for week 8
 
 

Week commencing 1st June

Hiya Stingrays,

I hope you have all had a lovely half term are well rested after enjoying the beautiful sunshine! I have loved spending time in the parks near where I live and have thankfully improved my basketball skills. At one point I also made a crazy golf course going around my flat which kept me very entertained! What have you been up to over half term?

As I’m sure you have heard, this week, school is beginning to reopen. Sadly, it is only the nursery, foundation, year 1, and year 6 coming into school with the key worker children. Mrs Sharp, Mr Mosley and I will be looking after the key worker bubble which I’m very excited about, but it will be very strange being in the classroom and not seeing all of your cheeky faces again.

I will still be available on email if you want to you show me what you have been up to, would to just say hi or ask me any questions.

Your tasks this week;

Maths

For your maths work this week, year 3 and year 4 will both be continuing working hard on your fractions. Year 3’s you will start the week by counting in fractions and will then start finding fractions of quantities. Year 4’s you will start of by adding and subtracting fractions of will then also start looking at fractions of quantities.

English

The year 3 children this week will be looking at the amazing book ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.’ You will be looking at conjunctions and adverbs throughout the week. The year 4’s will be looking at developing your summarising skills and using adverbs.

Everything you need for your maths and English work will be in the folders below.

Mr Harris’ challenging-challenge

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to design an animal.

I would like you to try and come up with a brand new animal. This needs to be a brand new animal so try and be super creative! You might want to draw your animal or build it out of paper mache or collect fallen leaves to make a picture of your animal. I would love to know the name of your animal and what makes it special. Could you tell me a bit about where it lives (its habitat), what does it eat (the food chain) how big is it (maybe in both meters and inches). Could you write a newspaper article about someone discovering the animal, or instructions as to how to take care of it, or a dairy of someone who has your animal as a pet?

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something that I never would have thought of!

I can’t wait to see what you create.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

Key tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

You can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk to get feedback on what you have been doing and I will reply as soon as possible. It has been really great seeing what you have been doing in the past weeks and I can’t wait to see more of your fantastic work!

I hope you have a good week and I look forward to hearing from you.

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

Week commencing 18/05/20

Hi Stingrays,

I hope you are all doing well and keeping safe. I have been super impressed with those of you who have been emailing some of the amazing work you have been doing.

I have had a really good week. I’ve been going running a lot, I have noticed I’ve been able to run further and further which has been good. I also finished my book,  which was exciting and I’m on the next one in the series. I have also been doing lots of online training, especially looking at different ways to challenge you when we are back at school.

Maths

For your maths work this week,  both year 3 and year 4 will be revising and building on some of the work we have done on fractions this year already.

English

The year 3 children this week will be looking at writing with speech and then will be writing some imaginative reviews. The year 4’s will be looking at tenses exploring the present perfect tense and will then be looking at including speech in their writing.

Everything you need for your maths and English work will be in the folders below.

Mr Harris’ challenging-challenge

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

I have been really impressed with the superheroes you have created over the last week – they’re outstanding! Please do keep emailing your pictures if you haven’t done so already, I love seeing them.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to create a dance routine.

I would like you to try and come up with a dance routine. This could be a dance to your favourite song, maybe a song your parents loved when they were growing up, or just make up your own song! Maybe you could write instructions on how to follow the routine and try to teach your family how to do it? Make sure you send me pictures of your instructions so I can try to learn the dances as well.

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

Key tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

As ever, please keep emailing homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk so that I can tell you how wonderful what you are doing is. I do really enjoy hearing about what you have been up to and to know that you are keeping well and smiling away. I was so greatful for the video you made so I just wanted to say thank you once again for that!

I hope you have a fantastic week,

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver 

Week commencing 11/05/20

Hi Stingrays,

It has been so good talking with you this week over email. I have been really impressed with the pictures you have sent and truly miss your smiling faces. I have to say some of your VE day work has been outstanding – well done! 

I went on a lovely walk on VE day and it was really amazing to see all the houses decorated to celebrate the occasion. I also tried to make a red, white and blue smoothie which was really nice to drink in the sunshine.

This week I have been doing some dance workouts on YouTube, which has been a fun way to keep active while in my living room. The other day, my flatmate and I did a ‘Spanish night’ where we ate paella and made churros. I’m still reading my book and I am so close to the end – I can’t wait to finish it! What was the last book you have loved so much you couldn’t put it down? I do have some sad news about my peacock doorman -  we had to call someone to come and collect her, and she has now been released somewhere where she will keep herself safe and healthy (I did get to hold a giant net as I helped to catch her which was a lot of fun). I have also been doing some online training including new ways to structure lessons, which I’m looking forward to trying when we go back to school.

Maths

This week the year 3’s will be looking at multiplying and dividing by 4 and 8. And the Year 4’s will be working out the perimeter and area of some more complex shapes. This work will be in the year group folders that will be below.

English

The year 3 children this week will be creating some non-chronological reports and present/past tenses with verbs. The year 4’s will be looking at conjunctions, remember your FANBOYS and I SAW A WABUB to help you remember your co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Mr Harris’ challenging-challenge

Each week stingrays, I am going to be setting you a new challenging-challenge. A challenge, so challenging, that you will have to have great wisdom, show outstanding self-belief and endurance, and will push you to achieve your personal success – basically, you’ll have to be a stingray.

This week your challenging-challenge will be to invent a new superhero.

I would like to know what makes this hero a superhero, can they fly, do they have super strength, are they super kind? Is your hero alive today, do they live in the future, could they be a Roman super-hero? You might want to draw your superhero, dress up as them, or create their cape. Maybe you could write about some of their superhero adventures, this could be a diary entry, newspaper report, or a comic book or anything that takes your fancy! You may even design some super health meals for your hero to eat or create wanted posters for their arch-nemeses!

This is a challenging-challenge so do what you can and be creative. What I have said are only suggestions, you may pick and choose would you would like to do or do something for your super-hero that I never would have thought of!

BBC Bitesize

In our other subjects, I am asking you to follow the activities for your Year group on the BBC bitesize link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

Key tasks

Please remember to keep going with your daily tasks;

  •        Spelling Shed
  •        Timetable Rockstars
  •        Daily 15-minute reading 
  •        Daily fitness activities

It has been really great being challenged on TTRockstars by some of you. And see if you can support your family group on the new battle competition between the family groups.

You can email me at homelearning@fritwell.oxon.sch.uk to get feedback on what you have been doing and I will reply as soon as possible. It has been really great seeing what you have been doing and I can’t wait to see more of your super work!

I hope you have a good week and I look forward to hearing from you.

Mr Harris and Ms Leaver

School Closure
In the event of a school closure, here are a range of activities for you to choose from to work through at home with your child. 
How to access resources
 

In order to access the Twinkl resources please follow this guidance - Go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS. 

For a collection of interactive Go! resources, organised by age and subject, visit: 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/teach-lesson-packs-twinkl-go

 

The helpful people at twinkl have created learning hubs which will be updated daily - check out the link for more information https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub
Year 3
Year 4
Useful websites
TTRockstars
TTRockstars is one of the ways the class has been learning their times tables. The main games in TTRockstars are;
  • Garage - this is a game where children get a small set of questions that are targeted to their level. The aim is to achieve 20 correct answers within 60 seconds. 
  • Studio - this is how children get their 'rock status' in TTRockstars. Children get asked a range of multiplication and division questions ranging up to 12X12, and have to answer as many questions as possible within a minute. The average score of their last 10 studio games are used to create a rock speed which determines their rock status.
  • Soundcheck - this is the equivalent of the year 4 multiplication check that the year 4 children will be doing later this year. Children have 25 multiplication questions up to 12X12 which they have 6 seconds to answer each questions.
EdShed
Edshed is where children can practice their spellings and maths/ The class all have a list of words that is updated weekly for them to practice on spelling shed. There is also the 'LKS2 full list' of words for them to practice which are the statutory words that all children should know by the end of lower key stage 2.
 
 
Times tables
To help supplement learning times tables, here are a range of multiplication and division activities that can be completed on top of TTRockstars
 
If you are unsure on what times table to be focusing on, the 'garage' section on TTRockstars will show which level children are on and what times table to be doing. 
Maths revision
 
Here are some maths activities that can be used to help children revise the maths work that has been done in school.
Year 3
Year 4
English revision
 
Here are some English activities that can be used to help children revise the work that we have done in school. It includes some spelling work that uses the list of words that children in lower key stage 2 are meant to know to spell by the end of year 4.