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Year 4

Here are the activities and ideas for learning opportunities for Year 4 children that are continuing learning from home! These are for Monday 1st June until Friday 12th June.

Remember to email any work you are completing! You can email Mrs Wyatt on StaffSix@amingtonheath.staffs.sch.uk to show off your learning, Mrs Lawrence on Staffeight@amingtonheath.staffs.sch.uk for technical support or send photos to the school's Facebook page. 

Daily Maths: 

Please find your daily online Maths lesson at: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule

Or you could use White Rose daily lessons online at: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Daily English: 

Please find your daily online English lesson at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-and-p5-lessons/1

Topic Activities: The Arctic 

Challenge 1:

Watch the video at the bottom of the page at https://wickedweatherwatch.org.uk/the-arctic/

You could also watch these videos:




How do you know this is a cold place? Write down all the references to cold in the video.









Challenge 2:

The climate means what the weather is like over a long period of time. Find out more about that here.

Watch this video here to find out more about the Arctic climate.

What is the Arctic climate like? What are these places so cold?

Where might permanent ice and snow be found?











Challenge 3:

Using the map here of the Arctic circle, copy and complete these sentences:

It is near to … 

It is far from …

It is north of …

It is north east of …

It is north west of …







Challenge 4:

Look at images of the Northern Lights. 


Write down 10 - 20 adjectives (describing words)

What do you think these are and how do you think they are caused?

Where and when do they occur?

Where can they be seen?

How might you feel if you saw them?

Challenge 5:

If you were going on a trip to the Arctic, what do you think you would need to survive?

Write a list of the items you would take or drawer them in  rucksack. Explain why you are bringing each item.






Challenge 6:

Make a piece of artwork that reflects the landscape of the Arctic. You can use any materials you want!








Click here to find more information on expanded nouns -

 What is an expanded noun?


To extend your knowledge, try clcking here to go on some of the snappy maths games - Snappy Maths games


Extension -

For further work on suffixes , click the link 

Suffixes and prefixes

Extension -

For further work, click here 

How to work out an area

Or click here for the bitesize link - Bitesize -Adaption

Extension - 

For further work on adaption, click the two links

How animals have adapted

Adaption quiz


Click on this link - Poem Comprehension


For todays Maths Task click on this link - Maths Task


Extension -

Click on this link to take you to the ecosystem informationEcosystems

Extension - 

If you fancy creating your own ecosystem, follow these instructions and complete the recording sheet.


Click on these links to take you to the webpage.

Food chain link

Woodland challenge

Arctic challenge

African challenge


Click on these links

What is an invertebrate?

What is a vertebrate?