Hello and welcome to Year 4.
Your class teachers this year are Mr Daley and Miss McLoughlin
We will be continuing to use our novel, Ratburger, as a stimulus for our writing in English lessons. Children will be writing balanced arguments, fact files and retelling parts of the story. Focusses in SPaG include; - Apostrophes - Suffixes
In maths we will continue with our fractions block, we will be adding and subtracting fractions and calculating fractions of a quantity. After this we will then complete our decimals topic, Here we will be learning about tenths as decimals, hundredths as decimals and dividing 2 and 1 digits by 10.
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Eucharist – Giving and Receiving When we celebrate the Eucharist Jesus gives himself to us in Word and Sacrament. We are called to follow the example of Jesus by giving ourselves to others in the world. In the Concluding Rite we are sent out to continue the work of Jesus.
This Topic: learning outcomes Know and understand: • Giving and receiving every day – Explore • The Eucharist challenges and enables living and growing in communion – Reveal
This term, we will be learning about states of matter – here are our main objectives....
• Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases.
• To be able to observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C).
• To be able to identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature.
This term we will be learning about The Romans – here are our main objectives...
• Using words and phrases: century, decade, BC, AD, after, before, during.
• Gives reasons why there may be different accounts of history.
• Identify some ideas, beliefs, attitudes and experiences of men, women and children from the past.
• Understands the difference between primary and secondary sources of evidence.
• Describes how some of the past events/people affect life today.
• Presents findings about past using speaking, writing, maths (data handling), ICT, drama and drawing skills
How can we recognise our feelings? Children will learn about...
- How everyday things can affect feelings
- How feelings can change over time and be experienced at different levels of intensity.
- The importance of expressing feelings
- How to respond and manage feelings in different circumstances
Year 4 will be starting our gymnastics topic, Rhythmic Gym & Sequencing. Here children will continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills, learning how to use them in different ways and to link them to make actions and sequences of movement. They should enjoy communicating, collaborating, and competing. They should develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success.
This half term in Art, the children will look at how art can be used to improve an environment. They will then design and create a site-specific sculpture using junk modelling.
This term, we will be learning about staying safe online as this is a relevant focus in the current climate.
Children will be taught to play brass instruments alongside the terms tempo and pitch.
Spanish will be delivered by Senorita Marina on a Monday afternoon.