Year 4

Teaching Team – Mr M. Ownsworth, Mrs G. Saxelby,
Mrs T. Gabbidon, Mrs C Lawton, Mrs G O’Shea, Mrs H Pollitt,

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. Please discuss the text with your child, ask questions and sign the home school diary. 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.
  • A requirement 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.

Week Commencing Monday 26th February  2018

English: We will be re-drafting our writing linked to Volcanoes and Pompeii. Our focus skills will be: paragraphing, capital letters and full stops, conjunctions, plural apostrophes,spelling and handwriting. We will also rehearse expanded nouns and fronted adverbials. We will be celebrating World Book Day as a school. A separate letter will be issued about this. There will be English homework on Friday 2nd March, which will be comprehension crosswords.

If your child still wishes to enter the 500 word story competition, please follow this link. Here, you will find details about how to enter the competition and submit your child’s entry. The deadline for submissions is 22nd February.

Homework:  We are really keen for the children to become fluent at their times tables and this means regular practise 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.

MATHS: Our theme continues to be Addition, Subtraction and Money (linked to decimals) for Mrs Saxelby’s set and Mr Ownsworth’s class will learn about fractions and decimals.

COMPUTING:   Data Logging. We shall be creating branching databases.

MUSIC: We shall be singing and composing.

P.E: Please make sure your child has a warm P.E kit for outdoor rugby skills on Wednesday morning ( tuition provided by ‘Sale Sharks’) and an indoor P.E kit for gymnastics on Wednesday afternoon. Thank you.

ART: We shall be printing patterns inspired by Celtic designs.

Friday 9th March at 1.00pm – Tempus Fugit Roman Workshop. Please note this change of date and consult your emails regarding voluntary payment contributions. Thank you.

Wednesday 18th April at 9.15am – Roman Assembly for parents.

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
School Newsletter – Term 1 2017
School Newsletter – Term 1/2 2017
Year 4 Termly Curriculum Overview
PSHE Overview – Year 4
Year Group Expectations – Year 4
Years 3-4 Word List
Year 4 Parent Handbook
Year4 Newsletter Term 1
Year4 Newsletter Term 2


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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