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

 

 

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. 

 

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!

 

 

      Take a look at what's to come...

Summer 2

Make a Positive Contribution 

Tatton Project

This term we have worked incredibly hard to produce our school's entry for RHS Flower show 2019.  

Our core text this term is Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

During English sessions we will be...

  • Using Talk 4 Writing techniques to create various pieces of writing
  • Reading a variety of books structured in different ways
  • Improving our knowledge of prefixes and suffixes
  • Perfecting our writing through handwriting sessions
  • Discussing and using new words we meet, and using these in our writing
  • Preparing poems to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
  • Completing various comprehension activities
  • Writing letters from a character's point of view

We love playing multiplication loop games!

During maths sessions we will be continuing to challenge ourselves to answer a range and variety of questions based on...

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Measurement
  • Geometry

During science sessions we will be learning about...

During RE sessions we will be learning about...why do people pray? 

Understanding Christianity: Gospel 

In P.E we will be learning ...

Cricket 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 sessions, children will be learning about animals. They will... 

  • Have a short conversation saying 3 – 4 things
  • Give a response using a short phrase
  • Speak in sentences
  • Read and understand a short passage using familiar language
  • Explain the main points in a short passage
  • Read a passage independently 

Summer 1 

Let's Explore Ashton 

This term, to help us to become brilliant historians, we will be...

  •  Plotting recent history on a timeline using centuries
  •  Recognising how the lives of wealthy people were very different from those of poor people
  •  Explaining how events from the past have helped shape our lives
  •  Researching what it was like for children in a given period from the past and using   photographs and illustrations to present our findings
  •  Recognising that people's way of life in the past was dictated by the work they did

 

Our core text this half term is...

During English sessions we will be...

  • Using Talk 4 Writing techniques to create various pieces of writing
  • Reading a variety of books structured in different ways
  • Improving our knowledge of prefixes and suffixes
  • Perfecting our writing through handwriting sessions
  • Discussing and using new words we meet
  • Preparing poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
  • Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
  • Predicting what might happen from details stated and implied
  • Identifying main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph and summarising these

During maths sessions we will be continuing to challenge ourselves to answer a range and variety of questions based on...

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Measurement
  • Geometry

During science sessions we will be learning about...

During RE sessions we will be learning about Christianity: Kingdom of God

Our Seals topic is...

In P.E we will be learning ...

Outdoor Games 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 sessions, children will be learning about sports. They will... 

  • Have a short conversation saying 3 – 4 things
  • Give a response using a short phrase
  • Speak in sentences
  • Read and understand a short passage using familiar language
  • Explain the main points in a short passage
  • Read a passage independently

Spring 2

 

What makes Britain great?

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

This term we read, discussed and enjoyed our core text:

Leon and the Place Between. 

During maths sessions we...

  • Improved our knowledge of angles
  • Used the inverse operation to check answers
  • Learned our multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
  • Classified geometric shapes and completed simple symmetric figures
  • Demonstrated our understanding of written methods of calculation
  • Learned how to find the perimeter of shapes
  • compared numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places
  • Built our knowledge of fractions, decimals and time

During Science sessions we learned about...

States of Matter

During RE sessions we learned about Christianity:Salvation 

Our SEALS topic was...

Children improved their dance moves this half term during PE sessions.

Children in Year 4 have had a wonderful and exciting swimming lessons on a Thursday morning. All children were expected to participate during these fun sessions. 

(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. 

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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