Welcome to the Year 4 Class Page!
We hope you have had a relaxing Christmas, and are now ready to start the new academic year, with Miss Painter and Mrs Donnelly.
Parents click on link to find out about Curriculum information
On Monday 5th February 2018, we went on our class trip to RAF Cosford. We had a very busy but enjoyable day visiting the Cold War Museum and our workshop, The Spirit of the Blitz.
A big thank you to all children for their enthusiasm towards learning and their impeccable behaviour!
Spring Term Targets
I can begin to use written methods to multiply and divide a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number I can use written methods to record multiplication and division of two-digit numbers by a one-digit number I can use written methods to record and support multiplication and division of two-digit numbers by a one-digit number, including division with remainders
I can identify basic features of organisation in non-fiction texts. I can use my knowledge of different organisational features of text to help me to find information. I can talk about the organisational features of different types of text.
I can begin to use fronted adverbials in my writing. I can use fronted adverbials at the start of my writing to add more detail. I can use a variety of fronted adverbials at the start of all types of writing and punctuate using a comma.
We have started the Spring term looking at a non-fiction unit, Incredible Sports. We have explored the Big Question: What is the world's most incredible sport? To help us to answer the question we have explored the eBook, looked at the important features and distinguished between fact and opinions.
At the end of the unit, we will be planning and writing our own newspaper report.
Welcome to the world of Bog Snorkelling!
Click here for a helpful list of adjectives and some games to give you ideas for your writing.
Click on the link below for some interactive maths games to practice.
In our Science lessons, we are learning about electricity.
So far, the children have had the opportunity to identify common appliances that run on battery and mains electricity, and name some appliances that do the same job but are operated manually. They have begun to learn the names and functions of simple electrical components including batteries, bulbs, buzzers, wires and switches. We have also looked at construct simple circuits to light a bulb.
Working Scientifically, the children will have the opportunity to set up simple enquiries and fair tests, asking questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them.
In our RE lessons, we are learning about Jesus being the light of the world.
We will be looking at some important scriptures about the life of Jesus and the revelation of his presence in the world.
In our Geography lessons, we are learning about different settlements.
So far, we have learnt about the different definitions for a settlement and what settlers need, want and don't need to be able to survive in an area.
So what is happening this half term?
PE- Cricket & Gym
Computing- E Safety, Collecting and presenting information
RE- Jesus: Light of the World and Beloved Son
PSHE- Getting on and falling out
Remember to keep up with your reading and sign your diary!
Diaries must be in school everyday and homework returned every Friday.
PE is every Wednesday and Thursday so make sure that you have the right kit.