The Headteacher's THUNK!
Every week Ms. Pyke will come up with a 'thunk'. A thunk is a question that is either very open (has multiple answers) or makes you think about things in a different way. When you have an answer for a 'Thunk' - give it to Ms. Pyke or pop it in the box near her office.
"What is the most important part of a fork?"
Find below a selection of websites we think you might find useful. Please remember to browse safely and that Grendon Primary can not be held responsible for external links. If you have a concern about any of the links below, please contact the school.
Timestables.me.uk This website allows the user to select the times tables that they wish to work on and set a time limit.
Timestables Speed Test This website is aimed at testing the speed at which the user can answer a question relating to the times tables.
Timestables Games A range of games aimed at reinforcing the different times tables.
Timestables Worksheets Create and print your own times table quiz.
Topmarks.co.uk A range of multiplication games aimed at children between 7 and 11.
Primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk Interactive online games aimed at increasing the child’s knowledge of the multiplication tables.
Timestable Test Simulator All Year 4 children will have to sit an on-screen check from June 2020 (some schools may volunteer to take it from 2019). They will be expected to know their times tables up to 12 x 12 and will have to answer multiplication questions against the clock. This online test simulator will help children to practise their times tables so they are fully prepared for the check. It’s free, and you can use it as often as you like!
Teach Your Monster to Read - covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences
Look, Cover, Write, Check - A spelling game
Pick a Phoneme - Learn your sounds with this interactive game
Object Lessons - A digital collection of over 400 artefacts and costumes from the Islington collection and includes accessible information and links. It gives the opportunity to explore a selection of their objects in the collection through high quality images accompanying text and interactive areas.
Incredibox - A music app for creating your own music with the help of a merry band of beatboxers. Part game, part tool, Incredibox is above all an audio and visual experience that introduces kids and adults to notions of rhythm and melody.
National Geographic Kids - Find out about the world with this fascinating website
Kids World Travel Guide - travel the world through they eyes of child!
BBC Geography - Learn lots of geography skills with this helpful site
Computing and Coding
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