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

 

Our topic this half term (Autumn 2) is Awesome Egypt

During topic lessons, we will be learning about life in Ancient Egypt and comparing it to our lives today. We will also be designing and making items based on Egyptian artefacts. 

During English lessons we will be:

  • Working towards writing a mystery story, a kenning poem and a newspaper article
  • Reading for pleasure
  • Discussing new and exciting texts and their features
  • Enjoying Rainbow Grammar Sessions
  • Working hard on our handwriting
  • Learning spelling strategies and finding new words using dictionaries

Our core text this half term is...

During maths we will be learning: 

  • 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 this half term is sound

 

 

In RE this term, we will be learning about Incarnation/God 

 

In P.E we will be learning ...

Hockey 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. 

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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