Welcome to Year 4.
The year 4 classes and teachers are:
Blue Class - Mrs Oldham
Aqua Class - Mrs Kausar
Turquoise Class - Mrs Towsey
This half term we are working on our understanding of number. We will be learning about place value and practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We are also learning about fractions and applying our understanding to word problems.
Below are some useful websites to help with maths learning:
Have a look at the supporting videos, questions and answer sheets on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ .
https://uk.ixl.com/ has lots of different online Maths questions to complete.
Have fun scoring goals and answering quick fire maths questions at https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/play-game (different levels - challenge yourself!)
Find great DAILY short videos, tasks and answers at http://www.iseemaths.com/lessons56/
Access fun games, challenges, times tables checks and lots more at https://www.themathsfactor.com/
This half term in English we are learning about Africa whilst reading the book 'Fly Eagle Fly'.
Below are some useful websites for spelling and grammar:
https://uk.ixl.com/ has lots of different online grammar questions to complete.
Score more goals by answering spelling questions at https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/play-game (different levels - challenge yourself!)
This half term we are learning about Living things and their habitats. We will be learning about how to use classification keys.
Have a go at some exciting Science experiments at home! Here you can find videos with instructions and scientific explanations. Or just watch for fun! https://new.siemens.com/uk/en/company/education/students/diy-videos.html
Some information on the topics that we will cover this year:
Animals and teeth https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zn22pv4/articles/z846gdm
The Digestive System https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z27kng8
In Geography we are learning about Africa. We are comparing the different countries and regions within Africa. Our key question is: Are all African countries the same?
In DT we will be continuing our learning about Africa, creating African prints.
Find lots of clips and games for across the curriculum at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn
Free downloadable packs that cover many areas of the curriculum including English, Maths and Science are available at https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html
JK Rowling has set up a fabulous website with lots of Harry Potter activities to keep you all busy! https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home
Blue Class - Wednesday
Aqua Class - Tuesday
Turquoise Class - Wednesday
Please ensure that your child has their PE kit in school:
- black leggings/shorts/tracksuit bottoms
- white T-shirt
- black pumps/trainers
Please ensure that your children read at least 3 times a week and answer the questions in their reading record.
All children have spellings to complete for a test every Friday.
All children have a log in for Times Tables Rockstars and Mathletics. If they have forgotten their log in, please get them to ask their class teacher for it.