Welcome to Year 4!
Miss Gault-Class Teacher
Miss Tull-Teaching Assistant
PE is on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Hello everyone, welcome to a brand new year. We hope you have all had a brilliant summer break and we can't wait to hear all about what you have been up to. We are both really excited to be your teachers this year and we know we will have lots of fun in Year 4! This term our topic will be World War One and Remembrance. Below you will be able to find the curriculum map outlining what we will be learning about in each subject. This page will be updated weekly so if you need any information please look here first. If you have any questions or queries, then please get in contact with the office who will pass any messages onto me.
Miss Gault and Miss Tull
This week in class
Week beginning 18th October 2021
Pupils will take part in collective worship daily, led by the heads of the schools. This term our value is thankfulness.
In Maths, we will be learning to add and subtract 1s, 10s, 100s and 1000s, add and subtract two 4-digit numbers using the column method, learn how to find and use equivalent differences, learn to estimate answers and learn strategies to check our answers.
We will be learning how to write a story, focusing on a beginning, build up, problem, resolution and ending, as well as seeing looking at character back stories.
Our topic this week is Art. We will be learning to experiment with form, texture, shape and colour to create a realistic clay poppy. We will also experiment with different tools and mark making techniques to shape, join and create a clay poppy.
This term we will be learning about Christianity and asking the question 'Does taking bread and wine mean that someone is a Christian?'
This term we will focusing on football and Real PE, where we will be building our agility, balance and coordination.
Stars of the week
Star of the week-Winney
Well done to all of our winners!
The new spelling list will go out each Monday. The children will be tested on a Friday morning. Below is an attachment with the spelling list for the year.
Please ensure children are practicing their weekly spellings at home! This is incredibly important as spellings are learnt little and often!
Week 4 18.10.21
Homework this week will be set on Monday 18th October. It is due in on Monday 1st November for marking.
In order to improve our carbon footprint, I will be setting the homework on Onenote, as well as uploading it to the class page. Please let me know if this is an issue for you and I will send paper copies home. Meanwhile here are some other activities children can be doing at home as well:
- Daily reading- At least 10 minutes a day.
- Timetables practice- Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com) (Logins have been sent home)
- Spelling practice- SpellingFrame
- Reading Eggs- Learning to Read for Kids | Learn to Read with Phonics | Free Trial – Reading Egg (Logins have been sent home)
Pictures of the Week
Every week, new pictures will be added to show what Year 4 have been learning about this week.
This Week's Learning
Tommies and Trenches Workshop
If you have read any brilliant books and think others in the school might enjoy them then please create a book review using the template below. This can be emailed to me and I can upload it here.