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Welcome back Year 4 

September 2021

 

A big, warm welcome to everyone from Mr McCabe, Mrs Machin, Mrs Sethi, Mrs Jones and Miss Schofield!

 

Year 4 is an exciting year for our children because they are becoming familiar with the learning and expectations as junior learners.

 

During Year 4 we provide opportunities for children to become independent thinkers, learners and decision makers.  They start this school year by trying to achieve 20 handwriting stars- earning their ‘pen license’!  This means they will start writing in pen to ensure that they are using neat and cursive handwriting and showing pride in the presentation of their work. 

 

Since 2020, all Year 4 children in England are required to complete a Multiplication Tables Check in the summer term.  Therefore, the children will be working hard during Year 4 to learn their multiplication tables, playing lots of games, doing activities and lots of practice in class to ensure that they become fluent in this.

 

We have uploaded our long term planning for the year. This maps out our curriculum coverage and is used by teachers to plan units of learning. A copy of our weekly timetable has been uploaded so you can see which lessons we will be enjoying each day. We have uploaded a document intended to help parents and carers ensure their children are fluent, confident readers who love books! You will also find a letter about swimming lessons. 

 

Most year 4 information, updates and photographs will be shared over class Dojo!

 

 

At the bottom of the page, there are some useful learning websites which will help children with their number work, telling the time, reading and spellings! 

 

 

Topics covered in PSHE

Fancy some extra challenges to keep you busy?
 

Here is a wide variety of maths activities and websites accessing to keep their brains busy:
 
Telling the Time:
https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/116/telling-the-time

Timestables fun:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/399/Archery-Arithmetic-Multiplication

Roman Numerals:

https://www.transum.org/software/SW/Starter_of_the_day/Students/Roman_Numerals.asp

Rounding Numbers:
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/rocket-rounding

 

Below there is a wide variety of games, exercises and puzzles to help you with your spellings. 

 

Spelling games and quizzes: https://spellingframe.co.uk

Year 3 and 4 spelling games: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-12890.htm

Spooky Spellings: http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/spookySpellings/index.html

Spelling word search: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-368726.htm

Spelling ‘ough’ words: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/z9f2b82

Spelling ‘shun’ words: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zyv4qhv

Spelling ‘ture’ and ‘sure’ words: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/z3jpk2p

Spelling mistakes: https://howtospell.co.uk/misspelled-words-quiz-1

Homophone quiz: https://howtospell.co.uk/homophonesquiz.php

To, too or two: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z22yqhv/articles/zc4jpbk

 

 
TTRockstars and Bug Club passwords are inside your child's reading record. 
 
Epic app - This app can be downloaded on to an Apple device or you can access the website using: 
www.getepic.com. Here the children can access a range of reading materials. 
Class code - gqc6399

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