Welcome to Year 4

In Year 4, you will find Mr McLeod, Mrs Palmer, Miss Simms and Mrs Aleksic.

We have an exciting year planned which starts with our weekly swimming sessions. These are on Tuesday mornings; don't forget your kit (including your swimming costume, towel and swimming hat) as well as your £1 donation towards the coach.

Mr McLeod’s class with have outdoor PE on Wednesdays.

Mrs Palmers class with have outdoor PE on Fridays and indoor PE on Thursdays.

For cold weather please ensure your child has appropriate PE clothing, such as tracksuit bottoms and a suitable jumper.

Literacy and Maths homework will be given to the children on Mondays and it is expected to be handed on Fridays. Spelling and times tables tests will take place on a Friday. There may also be creative homework tasks set throughout the year which we hope the whole family will get involved in.

Children are expected to read at least five times each week, with an adult commenting once a week, and hand in their Reading Challenge books every day.  

Below is what we will be learning each term:

 

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Literacy

Myths and Legends

Discussion

Story (What if…?)

 

Persuasion

Discussion

 

 Poetry

 Stories from other Cultures  

 

Explanation 

Suspense 

 

Non-Chronological

Report

Myths and Legends

 

Recount 

Maths

Number and Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Measurement

Fractions

 

Statistics

Geometry (Position and Shape)

Number and Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Geometry (Symmetry)

Multiplication and Division

Fractions

Multiplication and Division

Measurement

Geometry (Position and Shape)

Statistics

Geometry (Position)

Addition and Subtraction

Fractions

Measurement

Science

Scientists and Inventors 

Electricity

Living things and their Habitat 

States of Matter

Animals including Humans

Sound

Computing

We are Software Developers

E-safety – gooseberry planet

Create a Weather Report/Travel Commercial 

E-safety – gooseberry planet

We are Musicians 

E-safety – gooseberry planet

Produce a Wiki 

E-safety – gooseberry planet

We are Toy Designers

E-safety – gooseberry planet

We are HTML  Editors

E-safety – gooseberry planet

Art

Mosaics

Painting

Collages

Painting

Digital Media 

3D

DT

Alarms

Fajitas / chocolate

Food Tech

Structures

Geography

 

Local Study/Comparison

 Rainforest

 

Hill End 

 

History

The Romans and the impact on Britain

 

 Non-European Society (Mayans/Aztecs)

 Ancient Greece (Influence on the Western World)

Ancient Greece (Influence on the Western World)

Music

Exploring Rhythmic Patterns

Exploring Signals

 

Exploring Melody/Scales

Digital Music

Exploring Descriptive Sound

Painting with Sound.

PE

Swimming

Football

Swimming

Hockey

Swimming

Netball

Swimming

Tennis

Swimming

Rounders

Swimming

Athletics

PSHE

New Beginnings

 

 

 

 

If you would like any further information regarding you child's learning, please speak to your child's class teacher.