Skip to content ↓
Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

COULD

COULD homework is not expected to be completed each week, this is free choice for those who wish to do a little more after having completed their MUST and SHOULD homeworks.

COULD homework is divided into three sections: Subject Specific Knowledge, Safety and Wellbeing and IXL. There is no set order, children can attempt anything that takes their interest and spend as long or as little time doing the activity as they wish. All COULD homework is bonus learning each week.

spring term
WIDER CURRICULUM AND SAFETY & WELLBEING

This term you could:

1) Learn the Key Information from a Knowledge Organiser below from this term's work. Why not play some of the game links too.

2) Complete the activities below relating to health and wellbeing.  When you have completed them bring them in to share with your class and the Chesswood PSHE team.

3) Focus on an area of IXL you feel you need further understanding of.  Answer as many questions as possible or master/excel at as many skills as possible to improve your termly certificate of achievement.

subject specific knowledge
 
States of Matter

Have a read of the knowledge organiser for States of Matter.  See how much you can remember by attempting the vocabulary and knowledge games.  Don’t worry — it’s not a test — you can use the knowledge organiser to help you

Click on the image for key facts about the topic 'States of Matter' covered in year 4. 

Key Vocabulary

Key Knowledge

Science
Sound

Have a read of the knowledge organiser for Sound.  See how much you can remember by attempting the vocabulary and knowledge games.  Don’t worry — it’s not a test — you can use the knowledge organiser to help you

Click on the image for key facts about the topic 'Sound' covered in year 4. 

Key vocabulary

Key Knowledge

RE
Judaism
See link below in Autumn Term  
History

The link to the Vikings which we study at the beginning of the Spring Term can be found below in the Autumn Term section.

After the Vikings we begin to look at Crime and Punishment.  Take a look at this knowledge organiser to learn about how the justice system worked during the Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Tudor periods.  Test yourself on the vocabulary by playing the linked games.

 
PE
Netball

Music

 

 
 
Life Skills - Health and wellbeing
Loneliness

Read through the Kid's Guide to feeling lonely by clicking on the picture below.  Create your own comic strip poster (like the ones in the book) to show anyone feeling lonely at school what they could do to help them overcome their feelings of loneliness and become more confident.  Perhaps you could create your own character like the ones on the picture below. Bring it in to show your teacher and share with the class.

Self Esteem - Who am I?

View yourself in a mirror.  Talk to a family member or friend about what you see.  Then, looking closely at the shape of your face and features, draw a self-portrait from the top of your head to your shoulders.  Around the outside of your portrait write 5 positive things about yourself, or, if you find that difficult, 5 things that others may say about you. For example: that you are a great friend or that you have an amazing smile.  Bring your portrait into school to share with your teacher and class.

c

ixl

Visit IXL and see how many activities you can score at least 90 on.  If you can reach 100 - even better!  You shouldn't spend more than 30 minutes on any one task - if you are struggling with a task ask for help or move on to a different task. Click on IXL below to be taken to IXL.

Why not try this Maths activity to prepare you for your maths lessons in 2 weeks time.

Maths - Understanding fractions - BB.1 Understanding fractions: Fraction bars

Feel free to work through the activities after this as well so you are a fraction expert and can wow your teacher with your knowledge.

 
Autumn term
WIDER CURRICULUM AND SAFETY & WELLBEING

This week you could either

1) Learn the Key Information from a Knowledge Organiser below from this term's work. Why not play some of the game links too.

2) Read or watch key information about safety and wellbeing.  Have a look at the life skills videos on our website (click on the links below for these) - Write down key rules for Road Safety and Fire Safety in your homework book.

3) Focus on an area of IXL you feel you need further understanding of.  Answer as many questions as possible or master/excel at as many skills as possible to improve your termly certificate of achievement.

Direct link provided to this page - see the tables and links below to decide what to do.

subject specific knowledge
science
electricity

Have a read of the knowledge organiser for Electricity.  See how much you can remember by attempting the vocabulary and knowledge games.  Don’t worry — it’s not a test — you can use the knowledge organiser to help you!

Click on the image for key facts about the topic 'Electricity', covered in year 4. 

Key Vocabulary: 


Key Knowledge: 

Science
aNIMALS INCLUDING HUMANS

Click on the image for key facts about the topic 'Animals Including Humans', covered in year 4. 

Key Vocabulary:


Key Knowledge:

Links to Food chain interactive:

 

RE
judaism

Click on the image for key facts about the topic 'Judaism', covered in year 4. 

 
history
The dark ages

lick on the image to open the KO to learn key knowledge, skills and vocabulary linked to the topic 'The Dark Ages', covered in year 4. 

 

history
The vikings

Click on the image to open the KO to learn key knowledge, skills and vocabulary linked to the topic 'The Vikings', covered in year 4. 

 
Art
abstract art

Click on the image to open the KO to learn key knowledge, skills and vocabulary linked to the topic 'Abstract Art', covered in year 4. 

 

Why not check out our web pages to explore further links to widen your thoughts on the curriculum? Click on the link below.

Useful Websites and Links

Game Zone

 

life skills

Have a look at the resources below with an adult.  Write down key rules for road safety and fire safety in your homework book.

ixl

Visit IXL and see how many activities you can score at least 90 on.  If you can reach 100 - even better!  You shouldn't spend more than 30 minutes on any one task - if you are struggling with a task ask for help or move on to a different task. Click on IXL below to be taken to IXL.