Welcome to year 4!
Our teaching team consists of Miss Bradley and Mrs Chester in Cypress class, and Miss Smith in Acacia class. Year 4 also have invaluable support from our Learning Support Assistant Mrs Iqbal.
Welcome back after the Easter break, we hope you have all had a good rest over the holidays! This term we have lots of exciting things planned.
Our Topic for terms 5 and 6 is called ‘Why should we care about the environment?’ It incorporates a lot of Geography and Science as we investigate climate change, endangered animals, food chains, eco-systems and more. If you have any expertise in this area, we would love to hear from you. Please speak to your class teacher.
Year 4’s poetry performance will be held on Tuesday 8th May at 2:30pm in the Junior Hall. We look forward to seeing you there.
PE will continue to be on Mondays and Wednesdays for both classes. PE will be outside this summer term, so please make sure your child brings in clearly labelled appropriate clothing.
How you can help at home
Thank you for your support and enthusiasm with the reading journals. We will be continuing them throughout the year. Below is some information about how to use them. We recommend 40 minutes of home learning per week, which is set on Thursdays and returned the following Tuesday. There is a Monday lunchtime drop in homework help session in Acacia class for those who would like it. Please also continue the usual spelling practise, times tables practise and reading. For your reference, please find attached some reading comprehension questions to use when you hear your child read.
If anyone has some spare time to hear children read in class, then your class teacher would love to hear from you! Thank you to those of you who have already given up your time for this, it is greatly appreciated.
Inside the cover of these books, there are two grids. One with 'book bingo' and the other with a 'Reading Takeaway' The children should choose a book or author from the book bingo and when they have read this they complete a task from the takeaway menu. As the children complete a line from the book bingo sheet they get a raffle ticket and a small prize. The raffle ticket goes into a pot to be drawn at the end of each term!
We hope you enjoy hearing all about your child's learning this term.
For further details of our current curriculum focus, visit the Curriculum section of our website
Take a look at the pictures below to see what we've been doing in class recently.