Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

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Our Year 4 team includes Mrs Horsfield, Miss Sekhon and Mr Maggio supported by Mrs Harding, Mrs McCann and Mrs Esenwa.

Year Group Masses will continue on Thursdays monthly at 9.15am. The dates will be available on the website as well as Sunday Masses.

Homework

English homework will be given out every Monday and should be returned on the Friday. Spellings should be learnt ready for a spelling test on Fridays. Children should be reading daily at home and we ask parents/carers to ensure reading records are signed on a weekly basis. We are embarking upon a new reading initiative called ‘Accelerated reading’. Please find more information about this inside your child’s reading record book. We are continuing with the reading challenge in Year 4 whereby your child will get to ‘travel the World’ as they develop their love of reading.

Maths homework will be given out every Monday and should be returned on Friday. Some weeks this might include a problem solving game being sent home to be played as a family (please write a comment in home record book).

For online Abacus games the children will need to use their log in:
www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

Username: first 4 letters of their first name followed by first 4 letters of surname.
Password: Year4
School code: t7jg

PE – PE this term will all take place in school, please ensure your child has an appropriate PE kit including for outdoors (plain navy blue tracksuit).

Please see below for your child’s PE days:
Class 4a: Tuesday
Class 4b: Monday
Class 4c: Tuesday

Your child will visit the school library once a week where they can select a second book for home reading. See below for your child’s Library day:

Class 4a: Friday
Class 4b: Tuesday
Class 4c: Wednesday

Please continue to regularly check the Year 4 page as we will add upcoming events, information as well as photos.

Polite reminders

Everyday your child should bring:-

Labelled jumpers/ cardigans

A water bottle

Reading book and reading record

Rain coat/ warm coat (dependent upon the weather)

A smile on their face

Curriculum

Click here for the latest curriculum overview

Year 4’s Reading Challenge

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100 pages = 100 miles

Please ensure reading records are signed and the pages read are recorded so your child can move along in their reading challenge journey. Once your child has read and understood their reading book, they can choose another book to read.

Year 4 Weekly Updates


12/09/2017: Welcome to Year 4! The children have settled in brilliantly. This week we have been learning about our new topic ‘Road Trip USA’, which the children have been very excited about. We have, so far, looked at 14 American states that are linked closely to Native Americans and their tribes. We will continue to link this knowledge later in the term as we create dream-catchers and Iroquis long houses.

In Maths, children have learnt all about place value and used this knowledge to create numbers using Roman numerals.

In English, children have been busy writing postcards and emails, beginning to consider and compare ways to communicate with others effectively.

We look forward to meeting you at the Parents’ meeting on Wednesday 20th September at 6pm.