Year 4 2023 - 2024
Welcome to Year 4
Mrs Falvey, Miss MacSween,
Ms Stanbridge and Ms Gregory
Class Dojo is a great way for us to keep in touch with you. We post regular photos of the work we have been doing in school.
There is also the option for you to upload things you've been doing at home to your child's portfolio. It's always great to see what you've been up to!
Our PE will be on a Wednesday with Mr Coleclough Please can all Year 4 children come into school on these days in their PE Kit.
Please ensure that your child is dressed in the correct PE kit.
The Autumn term's World Knowledge context for learning is 'The Legacy of Adventure: Myths, Marvels and Mayhem.'
Over the term, we will be learning about the legacies of Ancient Greece, and investigating 3 main concepts:
democracy, conflict and equality.
We will be linking other areas of the curriculum to our context for learning this term.
Over our first term, we will be focusing on the text 'Leo and the Gorgon's Curse.' to link to our main theme.
Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone's vaults lies a humble collection of books. Filled with legendary stories from his ancestors,
they tell of fearless fighters and unlikely heroes. This title ventures into Greek mythology,
Full of dangerous challenges, cunning monsters and godly heroes, this text is sure to be a hit for our Autumn term!
Throughout the year, we will be focusing on fiction and non-fiction texts. It is essential that your child reads a mix of book types,
even if they do have their favourite type. What's your favourite genre of book?
Over the coming weeks, we will be working on numerous skills, including:
Place Value: Digit values, Counting in multiples, negative numbers, 1000 more/less, going beyond 1000, Rounding,
Addition and Subtraction: Formal methods of addition and subtraction, inverse operations, two step problems.
Multiplication and Division: Factor pairs and tables up to 12x12, multiplying 3 numbers
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages: Fractions, counting in tenths, hundredths, adding and subtracting fractions.
Geometry: Comparing and classifying shapes, comparing and identifying angles, lines of symmetry in different orientations.
Measures: Digital and analogue time, 12/24 hour clocks
In Science, we will be learning about 'Living Things and their Habitats'.
Things to Remember in Year 4:
P.E. Wednesday with Mr Coleclough
Homework set on Wednesday due the following Monday
Spelling Test on Monday
Five reads a week with reading diaries due on Monday.
Three Times Table Rockstar practise 3 times a week
Home-read books are changed throughout the week
Reading diaries to be brought in every day.
Crickweb (Literacy and maths educational games) (KS2)
Fun Brain (Maths, reading and spelling games) (KS1 & KS2)
Learning Games for Kids (Spelling and word games) (KS1 & KS2)
PrimaryGames.com (Spelling rules, incl. vowels, blends, plurals etc) (KS1 & KS2)
ICT Games.com (Look, cover, check game) (KS1 & KS2)
Files to Download
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