Welcome to Year 4:
Parents can contact teachers through the blue organiser - just make sure, please, that your child knows there is a message to hand in. You can also use our e mail addresses, which will be monitored on week days during term time and we will endeavour to reply within 72 hours. Please may we remind you that verbal messages at collection and drop off times are welcome if brief. If you need more time to discuss something, pop a note in the organiser to let us know you need a longer appointment or drop us an e mail to say so and we can ensure your query gets our full attention.
Mrs Curzon (Mon-Wed) & Mrs Daniels (Thu-Fri) - 4CD.email@example.com
Mrs Smith - 4S.firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Smith Mrs Curzon Mrs Daniels
A snapshot of Autumn Term!
We are beginning our learning with Jack and the Baked Beanstalk. We will be looking at what makes a traditional tale and how we can improve our writing through descriptive writing.
We will further our skills with using written methods to support addition and subtraction problems.
By the end of Year 4, the children are expected to know all multiplication facts to 12 x12 and so this key knowledge will also have considerable emphasis throughout the whole year. Children will need to make this a priority in their homework.
The children will learn about how food is digested and the roles that body parts play in the process! We will be doing a messy investigation to look at this in more depth!
In humanities, there will be a historical theme this term. We will be learning all about the Romans! In addition to this, we will also be exploring the importance of armistice day through in school learning and local visits.
Art & DT
In art, we will be looking at the works and creations by Hunterwasser and trying to create our own masterpieces. In DT, we will be putting out sewing skills to good use to design and make a decoration.
We will begin by learning our new Puss Bank Promises and how they support us to be safe and happy. We will look at what it means to be a part of a community and how we should treat others and ourselves.
Monday - Tag Rugby
Wednesday - Netball
On these days only, the children should come to school in their P.E. kit. Earrings removed.
Weekly homework is now set electronically on Teams. It is set on a Friday and should be handed in (on Teams) by the following Wednesday. If you have difficulties in accessing homework on Teams this year, please let class teachers know so we can help. Homework is not set in the first and last week of half term.
Please, please do continue to read to your child and to hear them read aloud. Your child has been given a day of the week on which they should bring their books for changing, which is written in their organiser. In class, there is a wide selection of books available for their reading pleasure and children also are able to borrow books of their choosing from the KS2 library to read at school. It is fantastic to hear children telling us what they read at home and even that they have been inspired by our class book choices to find the same or similar books in the library or book shop. Please send organisers and reading books in everyday.
Year 4 Statutory Times Tables Assessment
This year, all children will complete the times tables assessment. They will have the opportunity to see how the test works by firstly having a practice session. To prepare for this test, we have set times tables as homework all year long, whilst keeping tables a priority in class at school as part of the Maths curriculum and having some time allocated in school for using TT Rockstars or Purple Mash. The Purple Mash times tables app has the most similar format to that of the test itself and it is worth using this to practice.
HOMEWORK WEEK 2
Homework Week 2 homework docs
HOMEWORK 15.09.23 - Deadline: 20.09.23
Homework Week 1
Recommended Reading List For Year 4
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