Year 4

Teaching Team – Mr M. Ownsworth, Mrs G. Saxelby
Mrs B. Duffy, Mrs H Pollitt

PPA cover ( Tuesday mornings): Mrs K. Bartley and Mrs J Hughes

Welcome to our Year 4 web page – we hope you find all the information you require here.

Weekly activities to support your child’s learning:

  • Daily reading. Daily reading is invaluable to your child’s education. Please discuss the text with your child, ask questions and sign the home school diary every day, indicating any pages you have read. The book bag must come into school each day.
  • New spellings will go into the home school diaries on Tuesdays to be tested the following Tuesday. Please try and learn a few words with your child each night.
  • Additionally, please try and learn a few words each week from the Year 3/4 word list found at the bottom of this web page.
  • An expectation by the end of Year 4, is for each child to know their times tables up to 12 x 12. Please try to work on a few facts each night.

On- Going Homework:  

We are really keen for the children to become fluent at their times tables and this means regular practice at home and at school. Therefore, we have put some links to multiplication games onto our school website on the Year 4 page, which we would like the children to play in order to increase their fluency. 

By the end of Year 4, national expectations are that children know all their times tables up to 12 x 12 and can spell the 100 words from the Lower Junior List. Additionally, any work on telling the time would be helpful, as well as Maths in context such as measuring.

Spelling: We have been assessing your child’s spelling this week. Your child will be receiving their personalised weekly spelling words ( they will be glued into your child’s purple ‘Home- School Diary’). Please use the colourful ideas sheet from your child’s reading packet to help your child learn their personalised spellings in a fun way. They will be tested on the words a week later on a Tuesday.

Dates for your diary:

We would like to invite you to join us for our Roman Assembly for Parents on Wednesday 24th April at 9.15 a.m. in the school hall. Please make a note of this in your diary. Please continue to support us in resourcing a costume for your child for this event. Your child has received a letter in their book bags with some suggestions.

Week commencing 23rd April 2019

MATHS: We shall be rehearsing place value in the context of money and test technique.

ENGLISH: We shall finish our work explaining how The Water Cycle works.

P.E: We shall take part in athletics, training with a specialist teacher. Please provide an outdoor P.E kit including a change of footwear.

COMPUTING: We shall be practising our typing skills, using a programme called ‘Talking Text Type.’

ART: We shall find out more about Roman mosaics.

PSHE: We shall be continuing a unit of work on the theme of ‘Good To Be Me’.

MUSIC: We shall be singing songs from our play. Come and hear us on Wednesday morning, 24th April at 9.15 a.m!

HISTORY: We shall be learning about the legacy of the Romans in Great Britain.

R.E: We shall continue to explore, ‘What do people believe about God?’ We will also ask, ‘What do Muslims believe about Allah?’

Homework for Friday 26th April: Paper homework about the use of the apostrophe in plural possession.

We are always happy to answer any questions or queries that you may have, so please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Curriculum Links & Documents
Year 4 Termly Curriculum Overview
PSHE Overview – Year 4
Year Group Expectations – Year 4
Years 3-4 Word List
Year 4 Parent Handbook

 

Useful External Links & Resources

My Maths - This Week's Homework

My Maths – This Week’s Homework

Number Twins

Number Twins Game

Splat Square

Splat Square – Multiplication Pattern

Double and Halve

Doubling and Halving

Power Lines

Power Lines – Maths

First News

First News – Young People’s Newspaper

Hit the Button - Mental Maths

Hit the Button – Mental Maths

 

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