St James' Church of England Primary School

Together in faith, we are a winning team.

I am very proud of Class 4 for their efforts this week. 

Mrs Aarons and Mrs Bromley help us to learn and grow in Class 4. 

Hello and welcome to Class 4's web page. Here is my email address if you need to contact me: AaronsS@sja.fa1.uk

Things to bring to school

Every day:  reading/homework diary and reading book

Wednesday – Completed learning log (homework)

 Wednesday - PE Kit (come to school in your PE kit on Wednesdays)

Thursday - Swimming kit and towel

Summer 2 

Make a Positive Contribution

(Archbishop Young Leaders Award)

This half term we will be reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts.

Our English core text is...

During English sessions, we will be learning...

  • To articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions
  • To maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
  • To participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates
  • To apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes
  • To develop positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by: listening to and discussing a wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks
  • To identifying themes and conventions in a wide range of books
  • To prepare poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
  • To recognise some different forms of poetry [for example, free verse, narrative poetry]
  • To predict what might happen from details stated and implied
  • To place the possessive apostrophe accurately in words with regular plurals [for example, girls’, boys’] and in words with irregular plurals [for example, children’s]
  • To write from memory simple sentences, dictated by the teacher, that include words and punctuation taught so far.
  • To plan writing by: discussing writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar
  • To evaluate and edit by: assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting improvements
  • To read aloud their own writing, to a group or the whole class, using appropriate intonation and controlling the tone and volume so that the meaning is clear.

 

During maths lessons, we will be learning...

Our science focus this half term is...

 In RE we are learning about...

Our Computing focus is...

Programming and Coding

 

Summer 1 

Awesome Egyptians

This half term we will be reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.

Our English core text is...

During English sessions, we will be learning...

  •  To use relevant strategies to build our vocabulary
  • To gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listener(s)
  • To select and use appropriate registers for effective communication.
  • To read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word.
  • To read books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes
  • To use dictionaries to check the meaning of words that they have read
  • To discuss words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination
  • To draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
  • To  identify main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph and summarising these
  • To increase the legibility, consistency and quality of their handwriting
  • To use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them
  • To place the possessive apostrophe accurately in words with regular plurals and in words with irregular plurals
  • To plan their writing
  • To evaluate and edit by: assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting improvement
  • To read aloud their own writing, to a group or the whole class, using appropriate intonation and controlling the tone and volume
  • To use conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause
  • To indicate possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns

During maths lessons, we will be learning...

Our science focus this half term is SOUND

 In RE we are learning about...

What do different people believe about God?

(Christians, Hindus and Muslims)

Our French focus this half term is...

Les Sports

Our SEALs focus this term is...

Our Computing focus is...

Media - sound

Internet Searching

OUR PRAYER AREA

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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