A very warm and smiley welcome to Year 4!
It's wonderful to be back in school and very exciting to see a room full of fresh faces ready to learn!
We have lots of learning to get through this year, the following information may help with that.
Make sure you visit our class page regularly to see all the exciting things we are doing!
Your class teaching team is:
Miss Bee - Class teacher
Mrs Parker - Teaching assistant
Miss Bayliff - Teaching assistant
Please remember your PE kits, to join in properly children need to be in the correct PE kit.
Children need to have: a white PE top, black shorts and black pumps.
Trainers are only allowed for outdoor PE, children will need to wear pumps of bear feet indoors.
PE is on Wednesday
Dance is on Thursday
On Thursday you will be given homework, it should be returned to school by Tuesday.
Spellings will be given out on a Monday, you should aim to read and learn your spellings daily.
You will have a weekly spelling quiz on a Monday.
Our learning:Our topic this term is:
As historians we will be studying the Rainforest, looking closely at the Amazon Rainforest.
We will continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods they study. We will note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms.
We will regularly address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance.
As geographers we will be studying the Rainforests of the world. We will study the layers of the rainforests. We will learn about the climate of rainforests. We will study the enviromental threats to the rainforest
As artists e will be studying the artwork of Oenone Hammersley. We will create rainforest paintings and prints. We will develop our observational drawing
Collage & Sculpture,
As musicians we will be studying : rhythm through songs about the rainforest. We will learn to play the glockenspiel and perform as a whole class.
Keep checking to see pictures of all the fantastic things we get up to this year.