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Welcome to Year 4

 

INTRODUCTION

In Year 4 our teachers are Miss Swallow supported by Mrs Hawk (Nightingales), Mrs Hamilton and Mrs Brown supported by Mrs Fenton (Finches) and Miss Hawthorne supported by Mrs Wooldridge (Larks).  Miss Swallow is the Year 3/4 Phase Leader.

 WELL DONE AWARD

Friday 17th November 2017

This weeks Well Done Awards go to:

Jamie in Nightingales

Charlotte in Finches

Tom in Larks

 

NEWSLETTERS

CURRICULUM

Please click here to view the Curriculum Overview for Year 4.

HOME LEARNING

Homework will be sent home every Thursday and is to be returned on Tuesdays.  Each child will be given a Maths and English task to complete each week and we will use Maths and English study books to set these tasks.

The tasks set will consolidate learning that has already taken place within lessons.

To view the covers so as you know what the books look like when they come home, please see below links:

Please click here to view the Maths Book Cover

Please click here to view the English Grammar Book Cover

Maths

Before half term, Year 4 covered methods for written subtraction.  This week's homework is a revision of these methods including exchanging.  Times Table Rock Stars is also available for children to practise their multiplication tables.

English booklet

We are currently focusing on writing non-chronological reports about Victorian Britain.  For their homework, children have been asked to complete page 7 of their workbooks.  This focuses on using past tense verbs, both regular and irregular.  In addition to this, we expect children to read three times during the week, recording this in their Reading Records.  Education City is available for children to practise this week's spelling pattern.

READING

Please can parents encourage their child to read at least three times a week (ideally every day).  Reading records (within the children's Reading Diaries) are to be signed by parents when the child has read and this will be monitored in school.

Please click here to view list of generic questions to help parents discuss a text with their child when reading.

Please click here to view list of 'Recommended Reads' for Year 4.

SPELLINGS

Please click here to view the Year 3-4 Word List

MATHS

PE

Please can you ensure that your child has their full PE kit in school for these days as well as long hair tied back.  For safety reasons, jewellery is not to be worn during PE lessons, therefore could you please ensure your child is able to remove it independently before the lesson or have it removed before coming into school.