Mr hARRIS and Mrs WILLIAMSON
13/03/2020: Star of the Week - N/A Pride of the Week - N/A
For anyone that is currently off school: Please continue to practice your times tables (particularly x6, x7, x8, x9 and x12) and make sure you can spell all of the termly spellings so far (see lists below).
Welcome to Year 4's page
Mr Harris and Mrs Williamson are the adults working in Year 4 on a daily basis.
Mrs Ackroyd will work in Year 4 on a Wednesday afternoon.
This Term's theme:
Children will be learning about power and how to create it. This will focus on investigations about electricity but will also touch on other meanings of the word like brain power and powerful people. Children will learn about designers and how to make products.
Have a look...SOUND.
Term 1: What's inside
Term 2: Putting down roots
Term 3: POWER
Term 4: SOUND
All homework is handed out on a Friday along with new weekly spellings. Maths and English should be handed in BY THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY. Spellings will be tested on Fridays. Children should be aiming to read to an adult for at least 10 minutes, 5 times a week.
Spelling: We are working on the soft 'c' sound spelt 'ci'.
We are also learning our 20 words from our statutory word list. Please ensure you spend this term learning these at home as well, some of these might also appear on weekly spelling lists. We will be having a test on all of these 20 words during the final week of the term before Easter.
The words to learn for Term 4 are:
accident, centre, century, certain, circle, decide, different, difficult, exercise, experience, history, length, medicine, notice, purpose, recent, sentence, separate,
The words to learn for Term 3 were:
answer, breath, breathe, eight, February, heard, island, knowledge, library, natural, pressure, reign, strange, suppose, therefore, through, unnatural, weight,
The words to learn for Term 2 were:
although, experiment, favourite, heart, imagine, impossible, increase, interest, material, mention, minute, opposite, position, possession, potatoes, promise,
question, reposition, though, thought.
The words to learn for Term 1 were:
caught, naughty, incomplete, irregular, actual, address, earth, often, learn, group, busy, business, bicycle, fruit, possible, appear, early, continue, arrive, build.
World Book Day - Year 4 enjoyed sharing a book with Year 3.
Key Diary Dates Term 3 and 4
Keep an eye out here for all the latest information, notices and key dates!
Fridays - Swimming
9th Jan - Open Morning for 2020 reception intake
w/c 13th Jan - Arts Week
22nd Jan - Y4 Mosque visit
28th Jan - Y4 Toot Performance 9:00
29th Jan - Y4 Hovercraft morning
4th - 11th Feb - Scholastic Book Fair
4th Feb - Parent Consultation Evening
6th Feb - Parent Consultation Evening
13th Feb - Disco
THURSDAY 13th Feb - Last day of term 3
Monday 24th Feb - Term 4 begins
5th Mar - World Book Day
w/c 9th Mar - Science Week
19th Mar - Class photos
25th Mar - Y4 Production
26th Mar - Y3 Production
1st Apr - Easter Fayre
THURSDAY 2nd Apr - Last day of term 4
Websites to help at home:
http://www.learnyourtables.co.uk/ - help learning multiplication tables.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/timestable.html - quick testing of tables.
http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/ all areas of maths - learning through fun games.
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=dartboarddoublesandhalves to practise doubling and halving.
https://spellingframe.co.uk/ to help learn different spelling rules
For help defining grammatical terminology, click here.
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If you need to contact us, please feel free to meet us on the playground before or after school or email us through the office.