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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

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Key Information

PE this term will be on Thursdays.  Please ensure that children have a suitable PE kit at all times and that they remove all jewellery for these lessons.  We expect all children to be able to remove their own jewellery (including earrings) by themselves and long hair must be tied up.

Swimming will be on Tuesday mornings.

Our main topics  this half term are Hemispheres and Climate Zones (in Geography), Sound (in Science).  We will also be studying Dragons in English.

Next half term our main topics will be The Ancient Mayans (in History), States of Matter (in Science) and K'Nex (in Design and Technology).  In English our work will be based on The Normans and The Battle of Hastings.

Please consult our Spring 2017 Curriculum Newsletter for more details about the topics covered. 

 

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Home Learning

Year 4 homework expectations are as follows:

Maths - Please refer to the Year 4 'Key Instant Recall Facts' sheet.

Reading - Your child will read in a small guided reading with a member of the Year 4 team every week.  At the end of this session they will be set some further reading to complete as homework as well as an additional task to complete. The details of additional tasks will be recorded in your child’s Reading Journal where you will also find a sheet that lists the various tasks. This homework must be completed by the next week’s guided reading session.

Spellings - Our weekly spelling test is on a Monday where the children will be tested and given new spellings to learn for the following week. 

Creative Homework - This is to be based on our English, Science or Humanities topic.

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Contact Us

If you have any concerns or questions then please feel free to pop in and speak with us and we will do our very best to help. For longer appointments then please contact the school office and we will arrange a suitable time to meet.

We are all looking forward to an exciting term ahead!

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