Happy 2023 class 4!
Welcome to the Spring Term!
The adults in class 4 are Mrs. Ncube and Ms. Barker.
Our topic this term is 'Our Kings and Queens'
PE and Forest School are every Friday and children are asked to come in PE kits. It is advised that jewellery and watches stay at home and any long hair should be tied back.
Homework will be set every Friday, to be checked the following Thursday, and this will consist of activities from mathletics, times tables, and spellings. Additional homework may occasionally be set if children need further practice at particular skills or work in class.
As you are probably aware, the government recently created a times table check at the end of year 4. To prepare the children for this, please encourage the children to regularly practise their tables. This can be done using the websites below:
Information for parents, regarding Multiplication Tables Check:
In the first half of the Spring Term, we will explore Multiplication and Division (Part 2) and then move on to Measurement (Length and Perimeter). Class 4 will further look at Fractions and Decimals in the second half of the Spring Term. The following websites will help consolidate children's learning:
In our English lessons, we will be exploring Haiku and Kennings Poems in the first half of the term. We will then further study Biographies and get the opportunity to explore Narrative journey stories and Persuasive writing in the second half.
The following websites will support children's learning:
Our class read for the first half term is Kings and Queens written by Tony Robinson, which we will delve into, at least three times a week. Parents/ Carers are encouraged to read with children for at least 5 minutes a day, 5 times a week. Children can explore/read any suitable material that is acceptable. For example: Books from home, comic strips, cookery books, board game instructions, web pages etc. These are free reading websites that children can access from Ipads, phones etc:
The class 4 scientists will investigate Sound, and Electricity. The following are sites with a range of resources to support science learning:
The children will experience computational thinking and collaborative learning, which will develop their teamwork skills and confidence. The following sites will support the children's computing experience:
Class 4 will discover the meaning of 'Sacrifice' and explore what it means to be part of a global Christian community.
Humanities (History and Geography)
In our History lessons, we will investigate how hard it was to invade and settle in Britain and find out where our food comes from , in Geography.
Art and DT
Children will study and develop Art and Design skills. They will design and create the structure of a pavilion in Design and Technology.
Gymnastics and Dance will be tackled in our PE lessons.
In the PSHE lessons, children will create their own goals and plan how to achieve them. They will also explores ways of being healthy.