Welcome to Y4
A very warm welcome to Year 4, we have a wonderful year ahead of us.
The following information will be useful as you settle into life in Y4.
Your class teaching team is
Miss Bee - Class teacher
Mrs Parker - Teaching Assistant
PE is on Wednesday
Dance is on Thursday
Spellings are now changing. They will be given out on a Monday and tested the following Monday. Children will be given a variety of spelling rules each week and will do lots of activities in class to help learn these rules.
Maths and English/Grammar will be given out on a Thursday and due in the following Tuesday
A big well done to Emma for getting the 'Playground Pals' trophy. She spent her playtime picking toast up off the floor. Thank you for helping Emma, we are all really proud of you!
Our Topic this term is 'Anglo Saxons and Vikings' and we have lots to learn during this term.
As historians we will be studying the history of Rainforests.
Through our topic 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.
note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms.
should regularly address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance.
should construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.
should understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.
As geographers we will be studying how Britain during the reign of Anglo Saxons then the invasion of the Vikings
Through our topic we will…
Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities
Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom.
including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
As artists we will be studying the artwork of the Bayeaux Tapestry
Throughout our topic we will...
create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including Drawing, Painting, Collage, Sculpture, Print, Textiles, Digital Media with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]
about great artists, architects and designers in history.
Our science topic is going to be exciting, as we find out lots of information about Sound.
We will be investigating how sound is made, looking at different trypes of sounds teeth and asking lots of scientific questions.
Make sure you ask us lots of questions about our topic.
Once we've finished with all that learning, we will just about have time for our class novel.
Our class novel is The Green Ship by Quentin Blake.
Please keep checking back to see all the wonderful things we get up to.