Welcome to Year 4
Teacher : Mrs Taplin
TA: Miss Payne
Happy New Year, Year 4!
I hope you all had a restful break over the Christmas holidays and are excited about returning to school for our Spring Term. Below is a summary of what we will be learning over the next few weeks.
English – Lessons from ‘Herts for Learning Back on Track’ covering a range of skills, with a focus on the following books: The Ice Palace by Robert Swindles, Alice In wonderland & The Adventures of the Dish & the Spoon, Incredible Sports (e-book), Leon and the Place Between by Angela McAllister and Grahame Baker-Smith, Poems by James Carter.
Maths – Measure, data, perimeter, properties of shape, symmetry, fractions and using formal written methods to multiply and dividing two or three-digit numbers by a one-digit number (following Essentials by Herts for Learning plans)
Topic – Climate and Weather, Roman Britain
Art and D&T – Battery operated lights, Roman shields and mosaics
Science – Electricity, Sound
PSHE – Positive friendships off and online, how data is shared and used, making decisions about money, using/keeping money safe
RE – Belonging – individual commitment and leadership, ultimate questions linked to faiths and religions, communicating through sacred spaces & prayer, Good Friday - Jesus’ death and resurrection
Music – Stop! – Rap song about bullying
PE – OAA, Hockey
Computing – Coding, e-safety, computing skills
For this term, Year 4 will be having PE lessons every Monday and Friday afternoon, so please ensure that they have their named PE kit at school at all times and that it is suitable for both indoor and outdoor PE.
Homework will be handed out every Wednesday and will consist of spellings, Maths and English tasks which will help to consolidate the children’s learning. The homework will then need to be handed back in on the Monday.
If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Year 4 SpringTimetable 2022
In Year 4 we learn to:
Our reading scheme is Bug club from Pearson
o 2-digit by 1-digit
o 3-digit by 1-digit