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Year 4 - General Information and Resources


Maths Resources

http://resources.oswego.org/games/  Many maths games here. The Ghost Blaster games are great for mental additions and subtractions

  This is the Woodlands Junior School site’s  Maths Zone link.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/ BBC Bitesize

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Hit the Button, of course. Mainly multiplication and division but there are number bond exercises here too, which are useful.

Times Tables and Division

http://tablestest.com/   A variety of levels.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Hit the Button. Lots of options here.


This one is tricky! Great for problem solving. For example, if the question is ? x ? = 56 but 7 and 8 are not in the answer options you can pick from on the grid, you need to mentally double one and halve the other to find an answer – in this case 4 x 14

Problem solving. There are other problem solving games on the OSWEGO site too.


Place Value


A variety of interactive activities.

Telling the time: 

There are so many apps available, but the following seem to have most of the features needed. 

  • Interactive telling time HD
  • Kids Telling Time
  • Jungle Time app
  • Quick clocks – telling time
  • ToDo telling time

Guitar Pieces for those who have a guitar at home.

Some of these are from previous years, but you might like to try them out when you are at home

As well as the look, cover, write, check sheets sent home every week, there are a number of online apps and games that can be used. There are new ones coming out all the time - please let us know if you have found one you love. This site is also useful and fun:

Spelling activities

Spellzone:  https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/

This site has all the Government’s statutory and non-statutory word lists. Choose the Year 3 and 4 Y3 and Y4 statutory curriculum word lists (the 108 tricky ones) or the Y3 and Y4 non-statutory curriculum example words (example words using the spelling patterns we need to learn in years 3 and 4). There are a variety of activities for each group of words.  If you choose the spelling list you want to learn, at the bottom of the page there are options for:

  • Look, say, cover, write, check
  • Listen and spell
  • Spelling games using that word list
  • Worksheets and activities using that word list.

If you are not secure on your Year 1 and 2 words yet, these are also there.  If you want to find out a little more about what each game entails, look at this link  https://www.spellzone.com/games/

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar games

A variety of great games here.  Prefixes and suffixes are part of our learning this year, so that activity is useful.

The BBC bitesize spelling and grammar learning activities and games.

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