What's happening in Year 4
Welcome to YEAR 4 for the first half term of the Autumn Term 2021!
We hope you have all had a lovely holiday and are ready for the new year in Year 4. Remember to check out our School Twitter Feed or Class Dojo for more up to date information.
In RE we will be focusing on family. We will look at Jesus' human family and explore the story of Abraham, Jacob and Ruth. We will find out about Solomon, the wise ruler too. Before we finish for half term, we will move onto the topic of belonging and think about baptism and confirmation.
In English we will be start by learning all about the loch ness monster. In Maths we will be focusing on place value. In Science we will be learning all about teeth and digestion. We will be doing lots of practical work and investigations. In Geography we will be investigating where we live, our surrounding environment and why Lancashire is unique. In PE we are learning about basketball and gymnastics. In Art we will are designing a simple papier mache object linked to Blackpool Tower. In Music we will be using the Charanga unit Mamma Mia to develop our skills and knowledge. In French we will be learning colours, body parts and practising key vocabularly. In Computing we will be learning about algorithms.
Please see our Overview for more information.
P.E. will take place on a Wednesday and a Thursday. At the moment children are coming into school on that day dressed for PE with a school jumper/cardigan and joggers/leggings if it is cooler.
Please ensure your child brings a water bottle in school.
Your child will be given homework and a set of spellings to learn each week. The homework is due in on a Friday and spellings will be given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to ask.
We thank you in anticipation of your support,
Mrs Thornton and Mrs Bennett