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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

Meet the team

Miss Mills - Class teacher

Mrs Fenton - Higher Learning Teaching Assistant

Miss Birks - Support Assistant 

Spring 2

Class Saint - St. Joseph, the worker

RE

Lent: living as followers of Jesus today

Holy Week

Lent: living as followers of Jesus today

  • Know some reasons associated with the Church’s practice of prayer, fasting and almsgiving during the season of Lent.
  • Know some of Jesus’ teaching about forgiveness and will understand that this is a gift God freely gives.
  • Know that the Sacrament of Reconciliation is a celebration of this gift.
  • Know that Christians are called to follow Christ by the way they live their lives.
  • Understand that the Beatitudes of Jesus provide a guide for this.

Holy Week

Have a good knowledge of the story of Holy Week and will be able to explain some reasons for the death of Jesus.

 

Class Texts

 

PE

This half-term PE will take place on Monday and Thursday.

Athletics

  • To develop ability to jump as far as they can!
  • To develop knowledge of how to use their body to maximise performance
  • To develop ability to hurdle effectively
  • To develop ability to Triple Jump effectively
  • To develop ability to throw the Javelin effectively
  • To develop ability to run the 400m effectively

Health Related Exercise

  • Develop knowledge of how the body functions/changes during exercise
  • Develop ability to exercise at different intensities
  • Develop knowledge of how the food & drink we consume affects our body

Homework

Daily Homework

  • Daily Maths homework will be four questions practising the four basic operations. They should be completed and returned daily.
  • Daily English homework will support the development and enrichment of vocabulary. Words will be taken from class texts or stories read in school. They should be completed and returned daily.

Weekly Homework

  • Children will receive two pieces weekly.
  • One piece of work will be English or Maths and rotated on a weekly basis.
  • One piece of homework will be based on learning in the wider curriculum. It will focus on either Science, History, Geography, Art, DT, French, Computing or PSHE (these subjects will be rotated on a weekly basis).
  • This homework will be handed out on Thursday and to be handed in on the following Tuesday.

Reading Diaries

  • Children are encouraged to read at home daily (for at least 20 minutes) and are expected to have their diaries signed by an adult at least 3 times a week.

Times Tables

  • Times Tables should be practised regularly. Children are tested on their times tables every Friday.

 

New Website Links

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button