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Year 4H- Spring Term 

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Welcome back everyone, I hope you had a wonderful, safe and restful break over Christmas. 

This page is dedicated to the amazing children in Year 4H and their wonderful parents. On this page, you will find information, support and a variety of resources that can be used to aid your learning from home. Jotter Learn will also support your online learning, alongside Mymaths, Bug Club and TT Rockstars. Please also continue to check facebook and twitter for the latest school updates. 

Reminders: 

  • Year 4 common exception words are available below for you to keep yourself ahead of the game. Please ensure you're practicing these spellings regularly. Don't forgot to use your dictionaries to find out there meanings. 
  • My Maths has been set. Please let me know if you can see the messages I have been placing on there. 
  • Bug Club has been updated- reading gives you all the tools so make sure you make use of all the books available to you! 
  • Extra projects and fun activities to support your learning are available below. 

 150 Hard Work Quotes | Go the Extra Mile!

 

Steps to Read

Viking Boy: Blood. Fire. Vengeance. (Audio Download): Amazon.co.uk: Tony  Bradman, Daniel Philpott, Oakhill Publishing: Audible AudiobooksThe Saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones - book, teaching resources, storyVikings (Explore!): Amazon.co.uk: Bingham, Jane: Books 100 Facts Vikings: Amazon.co.uk: Fiona MacDonald, Rupert Matthews: Books

We will be exploring all the above texts in our exciting new reading lessons. This will involve lots of conversation around choices of words and exciting themes for writing. 

Reminder - Home readers are to be completed on bug club. This will be monitored and books will be allocated specifically for your child. Please let me know of any difficulties accessing this. 

Maths 

This term, we will cover a range of topics within Maths focusing on multiplication and division. Please continue to access Mymaths and TT Rockstars. Please also download the Year 4 arithmetic work below as extra practice. 

 Geography

 This topic will teach  your children about local and world rivers developing their knowledge of river locations, river formation, the water cycle and how to conduct accurate fieldwork, Covid permitting.

Please download the knowledge organiser to see exactly what we are learning. 

River diagram | Geography themes, River, Life science

Science - Sound

 This term, it's all about sound! We will explore how sound travels, how far it travels and how pitch is changed. The children will explore materials and their deadening qualities, measure sound using equipment and experiment with different ways to change pitch. Please download the knowledge organiser attached below to find out more. 

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Religious Education

In RE, we will be continuing to develop our understanding of Christianity. We will discuss their main beliefs, places of worship and special places for Christians, their holy book, their festivals and Christian symbols and their meanings. 

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Physical Education

PE will be Tuesday's and Thursday's. On Tuesdays please send your child in with their swimming kit in a small bag.

  • full costume for girls or trunks for boys.
  • towel
  • hairbrush (if necessary)
  • no jewelry 
  • goggles (optional)
  • nose clip (optional)

On Thursdays, please send your child to school in their PE kit. If the weather is poor then they will be allowed to come in a sensible tracksuit with a PE top underneath. Pumps should come to school to be changed into if PE is indoors. We will now be doing dance! 

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Our priority is your child's happiness and well-being. Parents and carers, if you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please don't hesitate to contact the class teacher by phone or through appointment at the office. .

Miss Holdsworth and Mrs Wilson x 

 

Help with reading at home