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Year 4

Year 4 Spring Term 

 

Things to remember

  • School opens at 8:40am each day and all children are expected to be in class by 8:50am
  • School finishes at 3:00pm
  • Homework is given out on a Friday and should be returned no later than the following Wednesday
  • PE days are Thursday (swimming) and Friday

For Parents / Carers – Supporting your child at home

Please continue to help your child by;

  • Ensuring all possessions, including uniform have names on
  • Encouraging your child to be as independent as possible
  • Listening to them read regularly
  • Practising maths skills, especially times tables
  • Encouraging and supporting with homework

Key Dates

  • Sport Relief Week – Beginning Monday 9th March
  • Whole class photos – Wednesday 18th March
  • Week of 23rd March – parental drop ins for guided reading, days / times TBC
  • Wear a hat day – Thursday 26th March (Raising funds for Brain Tumour Research)
  • Year 4 parent event in new kitchen – Friday 27th March
  • World Autism Awareness Day – Wear something blue - Thursday 2nd April
  • Last day of term - Friday 3rd April 2020
  • Children return to school – Monday 20th April

Reading

Children will be rewarded for reading at home and this will be celebrated in Friday assembly.

  • Bronze award – 18 books
  • Silver award – 36 books
  • Gold award – 54 books

Children need to bring their record to school each morning for checking.

Curriculum – What will the children be learning about during this half term?

 

English

Writing reports

Drama

Possessive Apostrophes

Fronted adverbials

Drawing inferences

Oral learning and performing of a text

Hot seating

 

Maths

Multiplication and Division

Area

Fractions

 

Topic

This half term year 4 are learning about different types of Settlements including locational knowledge and land use.

 

Science

Our science this term will be based around Living things and their habitats.

 

We will identify and name a variety of living things (plants & animals) in the local and wider environment & group them.

 

Computing

We will be learning about hardware and effective internet searching.

 

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