Welcome to the Year 4 homepage.
Topic: Our topic for the first half of the Spring term is called ‘ Potions’ (please see our curriculum overview for details).
Maths: In Maths No Problem we will be focusing on: multiplying & dividing by 2 and 3 digits and consolidating our quick recall of 2,3,4,5,8,10 times tables facts. We will also be reading /interpreting bar and line graphs, adding, subtracting, simplifying fractions and learning to tell the time on a 24 hour clock.
Writing: We will use the model text of George’s Marvellous Concoction to support our writing of a losing tale with particular emphasis on developing characters and dialogue. We will then move onto to looking at the features of a persuasive letter as we ask Grandma to – Be Nice !
Class Novel: Our first class novel will be Bill’s New Frock by Anne Fine. A story about a boy who wakes up one morning to find that he’s a girl and his mother makes him wear a pink frilly dress to school!
Physical Education: PE will be on Friday. Please make sure that your child always has their PE kit at school. We will also be taking part in a 6 week course in yoga – Relax Kids.
Home Learning: Five spellings and 12 number facts will be set on our Year 4 page every Friday. Please help your child learn these for testing the following Friday.