Mrs Aarons, Mrs Richards and Mrs Mutch help us to learn and grow in Class 4. 

 

Dates to put in your diary this half term...

Class rivers trip on Friday 15th March           

Class assembly will be on Friday 29th March

Spring 2

 

What makes Britain great?

While learning about the brilliance of Britain, we will name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and identify human and physical characteristics. We will also be enjoying a rivers field study on Friday 15th March 2019

This term we will also be reading and discussing our core text:

Leon and the Place Between. 

During maths sessions we will be...

  • Improving our knowledge of angles
  • Using the inverse operation to check answers
  • Continuing to learn our multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
  • Classifying geometric shapes and completing simple symmetric figures
  • Demonstrating our understanding of written methods of calculation
  • Learning how to find the perimeter of shapes
  • comparing numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places
  • Building on our knowledge of fractions, decimals and time

During Science sessions we will be learning about...

States of Matter

During RE sessions we will be learning about Christianity:Salvation 

Our SEALS topic this half term is...

Children will be showing their dance moves this half term during PE sessions.

Children in Year 4 have a wonderful and exciting swimming lesson on a Thursday morning. All children are expected to participate during these fun sessions. Please ensure your child has their swimming kit for each session.

(Spring 1) Lush Landscapes

This half term, Class 4 took part in an exciting Community Arts Project, working alongside artist Sam Hull and completed the Art Award Discover based on the theme of 'Community'. Each week children expanded their artistic knowledge, while consolidating and gaining new art skills. How exciting!

We read, discussed and planned texts based on the story...

During maths lessons we learned:

  • Measurement - Converting units of measure, reading an analogue and digital clock to the nearest minute, reading timetables and problem solving. 
  • Place value - Counting in multiples, rounding to the nearest 10. 100 or 1000, recognising the place value of a 4-digit number, identifying, representing and estimating  numbers in different representations.
  • Solving problems using column methods of multiplication, subtraction and addition.
  • Recalling multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12
  • Statistics - interpreting and presenting discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs.

During Science lessons we learned about...

During RE sessions we learned about People of God

Our SEALS topic this half term was Going for Goals

In P.E we enjoyed ...

Gymnastics and swimming

Children in Year 4 have a wonderful and exciting swimming lesson on a Thursday morning. All children are expected to participate during these fun sessions. Please ensure your child has their swimming kit for each session. 

During French lessons, we learned how to have a short conversation about ourselves. We also be wrote a short paragraph en français!

Autumn 2 - Awesome Egyptians

During English lessons we:

  • Worked towards writing a mystery story, a kenning poem and a newspaper article
  • Read for pleasure
  • Discussed new and exciting texts and their features
  • Enjoyed grammar sessions
  • Worked hard on our handwriting
  • Learned spelling strategies and found new words using dictionaries

 

During maths we learned about: 

  • Decimal fractions when dividing by 10 and 100
  • Finding equivalent fractions and fractions of amounts
  • Using formal written methods of addition subtraction and multiplication
  • Plotting co-ordinates of 2D shapes
  • Converting measures
  • Multiplication and division facts
  • Symmetry
  • Problem solving

 

Our science topic was sound

 

 

In RE we learned about Incarnation/God 

 

In P.E we will be learning ...

swimming

Children in Year 4 have a wonderful and exciting swimming lesson on a Thursday morning. All children are expected to participate during these fun sessions. Please ensure your child has their swimming kit for each session. 

Take a look at some of our learning we have enjoyed so far in Class 4!

 

Take a look at Class 4's brilliant work based on Roald Dahl's 'The Twits'...

 

Autumn 1 

You're having a laugh! 

During English lessons, we will be...

  • Learning about Roald Dahl and enjoying many of his entertaining and comical stories.
  • Designing and making a chocolate bar for Willy Wonka! 
  • Creating character descriptions of some of our favourite characters.
  • Persuading characters to eat our delicious recipes through persuasive advertisements. 
  • Creating revolting rhymes to share with our fantastic class.
  • Enjoying Rainbow Grammar sessions.
  • Reading for pleasure.
  • Perfecting our lovely handwriting. 

During maths lessons, we will be..

  •  Counting in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 10
  •  Finding 1000 more or less than a given number
  •  Recognising the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones
  •  Ordering and comparing numbers beyond 1000
  •  Identifying, representing and estimating numbers using different representations
  •  Rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
  •  Estimating and using inverse operations to check answers to a calculation
  •  Learning and using multiplication tables
  •  Calculating different measures
  •  Comparing and classifying geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties   and sizes
  •  Completing a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry
  •  Interpreting and presenting discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs

In science we will be learning about...

States of Matter

In PSHCE, we will also be celebrating and learning about...

In RE this term, we will be learning about Creation/Fall. 

Hot seating fun with Adam, Eve and a very naughty snake!

 

In P.E we will be learning ...

Tag Rugby and swimming

Children in Year 4 have a wonderful and exciting swimming lesson on a Thursday morning. All children are expected to participate during these fun sessions. Please ensure your child has their swimming kit for each session. 

During French lessons, we will be learning how to have a short conversation about ourselves. We will also be writing a short paragraph en français!

 

OUR PRAYER CORNER

REFLECTION TIME

During the school day, there are dedicated times where we collectively stop, think and reflect. Children are invited to join in with these prayers.

Lunchtime Prayer

For health and strength and daily food, 

We thank you, God. Amen

 

End of day prayer

At the end of the day we would like to say,

Thank you, God, for a lovely day.

Please keep us safe 'til the morning. Amen

 

Our classroom and playground have prayer spaces that children may visit too.

 What can you do to help your child this academic year?

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