Mrs Rouse
Class Teacher – 4FR

Mr Stanton 
Class Teacher – 4AS

 

Mrs Tolley 
LSA- 4AS

Mrs Tonkin
LSA- 4FR

 

Autumn Term – Tomb Raiders

Values: Hope and Peace

Throughout the Autumn term, we will travel back in time to Ancient Egypt to learn more about the achievements of this great civilization. We will learn about the Ancient Gods, how to mummify dead bodies, research the importance of the Scarab Beetle and learn about the role of the River Nile in Egyptian farming.

 

 

Spring Term – Secrets of the Saxons

Values: Respect and Forgiveness

Throughout the Spring term, we will experience life as an Anglo-Saxon and discover how their culture, society and beliefs have affected life in Britain. Children will study the geography of the United Kingdom, using maps and atlases. Children will explore crime and punishment during the Anglo-Saxon times and create their own Saxon homes, jewellery and shields.

 

 

Summer Term – Extreme Earth

Values: Community and Faith

Throughout the Summer term, we will be investigating the physical geography of our planet and learn about natural disasters. We will study volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes. We will develop our knowledge of Italy and learn more about their cuisine and famous, influential artists.

 

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House Point Champions (Most Dojo Points in the Week)

Class 9  –       Avon           Class 10 – Avon and Roses

Class 9 – Maisie

Class 10 – Oskar

 

 

Class 10

Lilah – Gold

Sophie – Level 1

Ellie – Level 1

Oskar –  Level 2

Olga – Level 2

David – Level 3

Iris – Level 3

 

 

 

Home Learning in Year 4


Maths – each week children will be required to complete a short series of Maths problems that encourage them to use a variety of their Maths skills. When completing Maths tasks, children should be encouraged to show their workings.
Maths home learning will be set on a Friday and due on a Wednesday.


English – each week children will be required to read a short text and answer questions about the text that show their understanding and develop their comprehension skills. When completing English tasks, children should be encouraged write in full sentences.
English home learning will be set on a Wednesday and due on a Monday.


Reading – children should be encouraged to read as many times as possible per week, with a minimum requirement of at least 3 times per week. Please ensure that this is logged on their reading records.


Times Tables – it is expected that children practice their times tables as often as possible and we would encourage the use of tablet apps and games to assist with this, especially Doodletables and Doodlemaths.

 

Weekly Spellings

In Year 4, children will be learning their spellings at school however if you would like to support your child at home, please see below to find out our spellings for the week.

 

Important Dates

2019/2020

Pioneer Residential      –    18th-20th May 2020

 

Class 9 – Marley, Issy.

Class 10 – Lia, Bess and Leo.

 

Class 9 – TBD

Class 10 – TBD

Useful Websites / Apps

In Year 4, there are lots of websites / apps that we use to support and extend the children’s learning. The list below is not exhaustive, but does include some of the websites and apps that we use on a regular basis. 

Are there websites or apps that your children enjoy using and that you use at home to support your child’s learning? Please let us know as we are always on the lookout for new sources of inspiration to support your children!

Year 4 News