Welcome to Year 4
Mrs A Wright
Robin Hood Class
Mrs Coleman, Mrs Goodall, Mrs Forshaw and Mrs Amjad will be teaching and providing support across both classes.
Mrs Jones and Mrs Barker will be teaching some subjects.
Please keep up to date with everything that is happening in both Year 4 classes on this page and on Class Dojo. Please don't hesitate to speak to your child's class teacher too if you have any questions.
Our projects are changing and we will update this page and give you more information as the year progresses.
Our first project big question is ... Why is it Marvellous to be me?
In English we are focussing on poetry and newspaper reports to write about how unique and marvellous we all are.
In Science we are asking and answering questions about our teeth.
In Art we are focusing on sketching and drawing portraits.
In Geography we will be learning the skills to use atlases, maps etc to locate where we are in the world.
In Maths we will be focussing on Place Value as well as reasoning and problem solving with addition and subtraction.
In ICT we will be looking at staying safe on line and learning more about programming.
We will be ensuring we have a balanced curriculum, also following the French, PE, RE, and PSHE school curriculums. In music we will be following the Charanga programme and also learning to play the recorder.
This year we will be splitting the children into smaller, more focused groups for English and Maths, to help meet all their individual needs.
The children have weekly spellings to learn and are tested every Monday.
They can access Spelling Shed at home to help practice their spellings.
The children have timetables and maths facts to learn and can access Timetables Rockstars at home.
The children take part in a Government “Timestable Check” in June, along with all Year 4 children across the country. It is important the children practise ALL their timestables throughout the year.
This is very important that children read EVERYDAY. Please encourage them, listen to them and show interest in their reading by asking questions. This helps them to understand their books.
They need to bring their book bags everyday.
Please join our Class Dojo page too! Please speak to your child's class teacher if you need the code to log on.
Children have PE once a week, and need both indoor and outdoor PE kits in school at all times.
In addition the children MUST bring their swimming kit every Thursday.
What do you need to bring for your swimming lessons?
-swim shorts (above the knee)
-hair tie (to tie long hair back)
-a named bag to put all of your swimming things in