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Puffin - Y3/4

Welcome to Puffin!

 

We are a mixed class from years 3&4 and you will find us in the classroom opposite the hall.

 

Our teacher is Miss Laura Moore and our teaching assistants are Mrs Fisher and Mrs Earland.

Miss Moore
Mrs Earland
Mrs Fisher

In place of our usual 'Meet the Teacher' meetings, we have produced a video presentation with information about Puffin class for September 2020:

 

https://fitzmaurice-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/puffin-class-transition-presentation

 

If you have any questions, you can email Miss Moore at puffin@fitzmaurice.wilts.sch.uk

P.E.

PE is on Tuesday and Friday in term 1. Children should come to school dressed in their PE kit. Their t-shirts should match the colour of their house team.

Forest School

Puffins will have forest schools on a Wednesday afternoon in Term 3.

Children should come to school dressed in their forest schools clothes.

Swimming

Currently under review. More details when known.

Useful links for learning:

 

Great websites for all subjects

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons - daily lessons in all subject areas by the BBC, also including a weekly 'Wellbeing' lesson

 

www.classroomsecrets.co.uk.- free learning packs for a variety of subjects – organised by year group

 

www.twinkl.co.uk – free learning packs for a variety of subjects – organised by year group

 

Spelling

https://www.spellzone.com/index.cfm Spellzone is a site which has plenty of free spelling activities for both year 3 and 4

 

Writing, grammar and punctuation

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f   BBC Bitesize KS2 has free interactive games, videos and guidance

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Key-Stage-2.html  Crickweb has a number of free games to support spelling, writing, reading and grammar for KS2

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar  Topmarks offers interactive games to support spelling, grammar, reading and writing KS2 (Year3)

http://www.funenglishgames.com/games.html Provides Interactive games to support reading, grammar, spelling in KS2

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html  Literacy Shed has short clips organised into themes most come with suggestions for writing ideas, comprehension questions and wider learning opportunities.

http://www.pobble365.com/ Pobble has inspiring images to provoke and inspire writing

 

Reading

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Oxford Owl has a large number of E books available. You will need to register.

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/  Book Trust offers a range of E-Books and online games to support reading

http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ This site has animated myths and legends

http://mrsp.com/ Mrs P reads a range of stories to create storytime videos and a small number of reading related activities.

 

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/ White Rose produces free packages available soon to support school closure

https://uk.ixl.com/math/ The site provided online interactive quizzes  

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years  The site offers a range of interactive games for KS2

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/22/most-popular A range of interactive maths games

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39   BBC Bitesize KS2 has free interactive games, videos and guidance

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html Offers a range of interactive games

https://mathszone.co.uk/ Offers interactive games

https://ttrockstars.com/ Interactive times tables games as set by Miss Moore

PE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8 Joe Wicks an online body coach is going to be doing a daily PE session on YouTube that can be done at home (linked clip is Monday 23rd March)

https://www.gonoodle.com/ Go Noodle offers a range of active videos the children can follow.

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/free-home-learning-resources-0?utm_campaign=11402914_Coronavirus%20message&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Youth%20Sport%20Trust&dm_i=1ZLF%2C6SEJM%2CHOUSHK%2CR5Y6F%2C1    Home learning resources from the Youth Sports Trust

 

Art

https://www.redtedart.com/?cn-reloaded Offers a  range of craft activities for children

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/  Offers a  range of craft activities for children

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob Rob Bididdulph has created some videos to help children draw characters such as Gregosaurus and Sausagedog

 

Geography

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Introduces the children to a range of interesting subjects.

 

Science

https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/games-and-apps National Science museum offers a small selection of interactive games

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=CjwKCAjwvOHzBRBoEiwA48i6ArjjadNq_kfHR3AKJOh7IwdoMR-2Sol_m5O2mnTmf7TH4VqiUYP9KBoCCa8QAvD_BwE James Dyson’s foundation have a range of activities to explore science and engineering that can be done at home

https://www.rigb.org/families/experimental?gclid=CjwKCAjwvOHzBRBoEiwA48i6AqtULV0qNWxZ9Iytvyri1M7aPyy-Q8Kt1S8wFNE9bC0gFIH0lBJYJRoCUqUQAvD_BwE Gives details of exciting experiments that can be done at home.

http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/ Science fun has a range of activities to explore science experiments that can be done at home.

 

Miscellaneous

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=OOTAHome%20Week%201&utm_content=OOTAHome%20Week%201+CID_bf49382f0ebe74cb0b221faa64915f7e&utm_source=Email%20newsletter&utm_term=Out%20of%20the%20Ark%20%20Home

Free music resources

 

https://outdoorclassroomday.com/  Outdoor Classroom Day is a celebrates and inspires outdoor learning and play

 

https://scratch.mit.edu/ A great site for children to practise coding and programming skills

 

https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/ 
- free learning packs for a variety of subjects – organised by year group
https://app.smilingmind.com.au /
The smiling mind app has short videos to help with relaxation and mindfulness

 

 

 

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