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Frog Class 2021

(Year 3 and 4)

Welcome back to the new term. 

PE will be on a Wednesday and a Thursday.  Children should come to school in the school PE Kit on these days.  

Homework will be on a Friday and will remain mainly virtual through MS Teams and Purple Mash aswell as links on this page. 

Friday 17th September 


There are 2 Tasks for homework this week.  Both are based around Purple Mash.

Task 1 

This week in Geography we have been learning about countries around Europe. I have set a 2Do based on this learning for the children to complete.  

Task 2 

The second task is to add a comment to our new class blog based on Online habits.  I have included our E-Safety presentation from today that also includes information on how to get to the class blog. 

 E - Safety Presentation 

Thursday 16th September

Once again you can start the day off with Word of the Day


 Rounding to the Nearest 10

Rounding to 10


 Active Listening 

Active Reading

Active Listening Task


 Extra Information
Light and Shadow Slides

Light and Shadow Teachng

Wednesday 15th September 

To start the day off have a look at the Wednesday section of Word of the Day from yesterday. 


Aut4.3.1 - Find 1 10 100 more or less from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

 Maths Task 

Maths Task

English Lesson - More Expanded Noun Phrases

 Expanded Noun Phrases

Geography - Exploring Europe



 Then use what you have learnt to complete this map of Europe. 

Blank Map of Europe


Tuesday 14th September 

Word of the Day 

 Word of the Day this will also give tasks for the week. 

 Y3 Maths Number on a number line 

Aut3.2.3 - Number line to 100 from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.


Y3 Task 

Y4 Number Line Video 

Aut4.1.3 - Number line to 1000 from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

Y4 Task 

You will be welcome to join us for a LIVE lesson at 10.55am 

There are some supporting resources here.  

Supporting Resources

 Afternoon Lesson (Art) 

Last Week we created self portraits.  In the lesson this week we will be using portraits of soldiers from the war to recreate portraits of our own. 

Friday 10th September 


This week the homework is a gentle introduction and hopefully a manageable task.  Put simply I would like the children to log in to their MS Teams accounts and identify the assignments section.  From here I would then like the children to complete the Forms task reviewing their week.  For most of the children hopefully this will just be a refresher on how to log into teams and finding an assignment. 


Should there be any issues then there is a copy of the quiz below. 

Tuesday 7th September 

 Y3 Numbers to 100

Y4 Teaching Slides 

Frog Class English First / Second and Third Person

Self Prtraits for Art 

Friday 3rd September 

 Maths - Numbers to 100/1000

 English Creating a Chapter Ending 

 Thursday 2nd September 

For children at home or for a recap on our learning some of the slides are here.

English - Introduction to our new text The Boy Who Bike the World 

Lesson 1 and 2 


Geography - The United Kingdom

The United Kingdome Lesson 1 


Wednesday 13th July 

8.45am - 9.15am Word of the Day 

 Your Word of the Day is Overseas.

9.15am - 9.30am Handwriting 

 Today we are focusing on Overseas.

9.30am - 10.30am Literacy 

First of all I would like you to recap on the video of Pigeon Impossible from yesterday. 

Pigeon: Impossible from Mighty Coconut on Vimeo.

 A PowerPoint giving more information about Time Conjunctions

Pigeon Impossible Time Conjunction Task

10.30am - 10.55am Break Time 

10.55am - 12.00pm History - Part 1

Saxon Gods and Beliefs

 In class there are some sheets with fact cards to be placed around the classroom and questions based on these.  The link is also avaliable below. 

/Saxon Tasks

12.00pm - 1.00pm Lunchtime 

1.00pm - 1.15pm Quiet Reading 

1.15pm - 2.00pm History - Part 2 

 After Lunch look at the pack from before and complete the burial task. 

2.00pm - 3.15pm Physical Education 

Lesson delivered by outside PE company 




Friday 9th July

Good Afternoon, 

Just a note about Homework this for homework IT IS COMING HOME. 

If children would like to watch the football on Sunday then they will be more than welcome and we will not be closing the register untill 10am.  

For homework this week I would like the children to have another look on the school website at last weeks homework and they have some extra time to complete this. 

Friday 2nd July 

Good Afternoon, 

For homework today we have some work based on out class reading story Euro 2020 A Ghost Story by Tom Palmer. 

I have included the latest chapter as a recap and the task below.  The task gives some ideas but children can also use the template postcards on Purple Mash if they would like. 

Chapter 10

Postcard Homework Challenge

Friday 25th June


As always please spend some time on Times Table Rockstars and NESSY.  


For your main task this week I have set you a fun filled Science Investigation on Purple Mash.   You will need a toy car / toy tractor and a variety of different surfaces both inside and outside to try.  You can always send me pictures omn Dojo of your investigations. 


This week I have set you a 2Do on Purple Mash.  However, if you are Nessy user please don't feel that you have to complete both.  


Next week we start looking at TIME.  No official homework for this but it matbe a good idea to start focusing on time over the weekend and revising 'o' clock and half past even quarter to and quarter past. 





Friday 18th June 


8.45am - 9.10am Morning Tasks

I have put the PPT all on one but you will need your Spelling Journals for Word of the Day and Handwring Books first thing. 

 Word of the Day and Handwritng 

9.10am - 10.30am English 'Chapter 3 Roy of the Rovers' 

Chapter 3 A Ghost Story

I would like you to read through the chapter of the story thinking about how the two charcters are feeling about the events. 

 For you writing challenge today I would like you to take your inspiation from Gareth Southgate making notes during the England vs Croatia game. 

Writing Notes Challenge

11.00am - 12.00am Maths 

Yesterday you all worked brilliantly on Parallel and Perpendicular lines.  Today I would like you to consolidate your learning by looking at the White Rose Video and Task that has been printed off in class for you. 

9.30am - 10.30 Maths 

Here is the White Rose Video and below is the activity sheet for printing at school. 

Sum3.8.1 - Parallel and perpendicular from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Quiet Reading and Mrs Hughes Interventions Time. 

1.30pm - 2.15pm Making Fathers Day Cards 

If possible Mrs Hughes could print of your work on Purple Mash from yesterday. 

2.15pm - 3.15pm Physical Education

Today we will be developing our Striking and Fielding Skills.  It might be that you get to play some rounders with Owls but if not then you can work on your tennis skills hitting the ball to a partner over a net.  Which of you can have the longest rally? 


Thursday 17th June 

Good Moning Frogs.  I won't be in agin straight away but it shouldn't be long before I get to see you. 

8.45am - 9.10am Morning Tasks

I have put the PPT all on one but you will need your Spelling Journals for Word of the Day and Handwring Books first thing. 

 Link for Morning Challenge 

9.10am - 9.30am Assembly 

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Tuesday 15th June

Good Morning Butterflies,  I hope you are all well and had a good day yesterday.  I am sorry I can't be there with you in school this morning but if all goes to plan you will be seeing me on Teams this morning. 

Here is you plan of the day... 

8.45am - 10.30am Morning Tasks and Literacy 

I have put the PPT all on one but you will need your Spelling Journals for Word of the Day and Handwring Books first thing. Then whiteboards and English books for the main lesson. 

 Cool Like Zelda Chapter 2 Day 2 Plus Morning Activities

10.30am - 11.00am Break Time 

11.00am - 11.55am Mathematics 

I have included the PPT and the PDF that will need photocopying below.  Incase the technology isn't holding up there is also the video below that should help.  

 Horizontal and Vertical Lines Including Flashback 4

 Activities for P/copying for Maths

11.55am - 12.00pm Handwashing 

12.00pm - 1.00pm Lunchtime 

1.00pm - 1.30pm Reading Books 

1.30pm - 2.30pm Art / History 

I will find out in the morning how you got on yesterday with your Art and PSHE tasks.  I'll hen upload either the PSHE if that needs completing or the History Lesson and resurces at Lunchtime. But I will be back on Teams at 1.00pm to read with you and if possible a small group of you can have the group read. 

2.30pm - 3.00pm Reverand Becky Assembly 

3.00pm - 3.15pm Story Time with Mr Rushton on Teams


Friday 11th June


This term we will try and return to a more structured homework routine. This will include Spellings, Times Tables/Maths, Reading and an additional activity. 


Many of the children in the class are signed up to the NESSY program for spelling and reading. If they are then I woul;d like them to continue working on this at home but also if they would like to try the Spelling Frame activities below they would be more than welcome. 

 Spelling Frame Link Using Code: 112799


Times Tables Rockstars 


This week we have been looking at Chapter 1 from Cool Like Zelda on Fiction Express.  The children can catch up with the story at home using either the Level 1 or Level 1 Lite options. 

 Additional Activity

I have set the children a 2Do on Purple Mash

In Art this week we have started to look at portraits and in History we have stated to look at The Anglo Saxons.  The children have a Mashcam activity to complete that will enable them to create their own Saxon version of themselves. 


Friday 28th June

Half Term Homework Project 

Over the half term we have been studying bread in class.  This week the children managed to make their own bread rolls in class.  We also looked at designing out own bread rolls.  This included a wide range of interesting ideas about fillings.  I will add some of the examples below and some helpful ideas but for homework this half term I would like the children to have ago at making their own bread.  Naturally the rest of the family can then act as the official taste testers and give feedback in the Bake Off style. 

Geography Lesson 

 Somewhere to Settle

Settlement Activity Sheet


Monday 17th May 

Mental Health Awareness Week Challenge

As part of our Mental Health Awareness week the children have been set a challenege to pick a night of the week and have a personal screen free evening.  They could use this extra time for some reading, art activities or even some extra exercise.  At the end of the week we are going to discuss if we felt differently when we woke up and how we felt the next day. 

e to f Spell Zone

Friday 7th May 

This weeks homework is to continue with Nessy / Times Tables rockstars work.  I have also added a link to SpellZone for those children who are not on NESSY. 

SpellZone Link

In addition, this week we have been writing our own stories.  These have all been saved within the Assignments section of MS Teams so the children can continue with these.  I have also included a link to a video from White Rose Maths recapping Decimal Tenths from this week. 

Sum3.1.4 - Tenths as decimals from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.


Friday 30th April

Please scroll down for further details of our Topics throughout this term this will be continually added to throughout the term with addional resources and content as well as examples of work. 

Homework Due Thursday 6th May

The author the children have been looking at is Ross Montgomery.  However for their homework the children can choose any author that they wish. 

I have set an assignment on Teams for the children to complete on MS Forms which is also avaliable here:  

Please also keep up with your regular activities on Times Table Rockstars and Nessy. 



Wednesday 28th April

Learning Links for today

Attached Work Sheets 

Researching About an Author

My own Author AutoBiography

Maths Video Finding Thirds 


Finding Thirds Activity


Monday 26th April 

Non Nessy Spelling Link

Spelling Frame Y34 Words

Friday 23rd April 

Please see our Virual Parents Evening letter here:
Parents Evening Letter



This term we will be building up to writing our own stories as part of the Shrewsbury Bookfest Writing Competition. After Half Term we will be focusing on Non Fiction Writing linked to our Anglo Saxon theme. 


This term there will be a heavy focus on Fractions. The children will also continue to develop their Times Tables through regular sessions using TTRS.  After Half Term we will focus on Shape, Measures and Statistics. 


This half term we will be finding out all about electrifying electricity.  Children will foind out what items use electricity as well as the chance to make their own electrical circuits. 

After Half Term we will be studying Forces and their Magnets.


This term we will be thinking about the Land Use around Hinstock and also considering a suitable place to form a new settlement. 


After Half Term we will be focusing on Invaders and Settlers in particular the Anglos Saxons.