Year 4 2023 - 2024

Miss Halsall

 

Welcome to the Year 4 Class Page

In Year 4, we are learning to be more independent with our learning!

What a great first term we have had in Year 4 – the children have settled in brilliantly and are making super progress in all areas!

 

Class Teacher: Miss Halsall

PPA Teacher: Mrs Collantes - Thursdays

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Dolman (Mon) and Mrs Brant (Tues – Fri), Mrs Williams (Mornings only)

Volunteers: Mr Corbett :)

 

Spring Term Learning: 

Happy New Year!

This term our learning is Geography focused, where we will be learning all about mountains and rivers!

We will be going on a trip this term – just before Easter – to link in with our Rivers unit of work. We will be travelling to Liverpool to look at the River Mersey!

In English we will be writing nonfiction text on arctic animals and after half term we will be writing stories with a twist!  

In Art we will be looking at the famous work of Andy Warhol!  We will have lots of opportunities to test out different techniques Andy Warhol is famous for!

Our Science learning is all about living things and their habitats. We will look at how to classify lots of different animals using classification keys. After half term, we will have a visit from Bright Sparks who will teach us all we need to know about electricity in one day! How exciting!

Our RE learning will be focusing on Judaism and the Easter Story. In PSHE, we will be looking at keeping ourselves safe online.

P.E is on Thursdays with Neil from PDS - please come to school in your PE kit! Please see the uniform list for the appropriate kit that will be needed. Trainers are allowed to be worn. Don't forget to remove/cover any jewellery (including watches -and earrings) and make sure your hair is tied up if it is long.

 

 

Our brass lessons will still continue every Friday with Mr Fogg. Please remember to bring your instrument in and keep practicing at home! We are working towards performing in a concert towards the end of the year!

 

Homework : Reading, Spellings and Timestables 

Reading - you should aim to read at least 3 times per week - this is the minimum expectation! Reading records will be checked on a Friday and will need to be signed by an adult. 

 

Spellings - Year 4 have weekly spelling lists that are sent home at the start of each half term and spelling tests will be on a Friday. Please also practice Common Exception Words too – see files below for the list!

 

TimesTables - It is really important for Year 4 to practise their times table as they should be working towards knowing up to 12 x 12. Year 4 should continue to access Times Tables Rockstars. The children will be having weekly slots in the Computer room using this programme and they will also have in-class sessions to improve their accuracy and speed when using the keyboard. Children can access TT Rockstars from home from a computer or an iPad/tablet. All they need is their login details which are stuck inside their reading records. If they don't have them, please see Miss Halsall.

 

Please follow this link to find out about the Year 4 Multiplication Table Check (MTC): https://youtu.be/WgWDw6djbK0

 

 

Class Novel :  'The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop' by Claire Balding and 'Winnie-the-Pooh' by AA Milne.

 

Files to Download

Year 4: JOY items

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Year 4: Gallery items