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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

Welcome to the Year 4 page, where you can find out about all of the crazy learning adventure which take place in Classes 9 and 10!

 

The teachers and support staff in Year 4 are here to help you, on your learning journey. They are:

 

Miss Markham-Randall, Miss Robinson, Mrs Shaw and Mr Preece.

 

 


Over the course of the year, you'll enjoy a range of practical, enjoyable and engaging activities as well as learning to become reputable writers, refreshing readers and marvellous mathematicians. All we ask is that you: come to school everyday, always have a positive, open and supportive attitude, give all work 100% effort despite how challenging it is and be kind.

 

In return, you will be getting: an enjoyable learning experience, an environment that you can thrive in and a team of adults who want you to succeed! Remember TEAM- 'Together Everyone Achieves More' and if we BELIEVE then we can ACHIEVE!

 

Information you need to know

  • P.E- Class 9: Thursday (indoor) and Tuesday (outdoor.)
  • P.E - Class 10: Friday (indoor) and Tuesday (outdoor.)

 

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask an adult in Year 4. We are always here for you! smiley

Week beginning 11th November ...

Spellodrome homework this week:

 

Prefixes il-, ir-, im-, in-

 

Spellings to learn:

illegal

illegible

irregular

irrelevant

irresponsible

impossible

immature

incredible

incorrect

independent

 

Group 1 spelling group are looking at the suffix -ful.

Spellings to learn are:

joyful

playful

hopeful

painful

useful

careful

truthful

harmful

Week beginning 4th November ...

Spellodrome homework this week:

 

Statutory spellings

 

A full list of words can be found on Spellodrome, or on the printed sheets of paper given out during the week.

 

In maths we recapped our knowledge of horizontal and vertical lines; as well as parallel and perpendicular lines.Sam's journal page about horizontal and vertical lines.Daniel's journal page about parallel and perpendicular lines.

In History, we have just started our new topic on the 1970s. To kickstart this, we had a 1970s party - we got to dress up in 70s fashion, listen to popular music, and try out some toys and games from the era!

In History, we have just started our new topic on the 1970s. To kickstart this, we had a 1970s party - we got to dress up in 70s fashion, listen to popular music, and try out some toys and games from the era! 1
In History, we have just started our new topic on the 1970s. To kickstart this, we had a 1970s party - we got to dress up in 70s fashion, listen to popular music, and try out some toys and games from the era! 2
In History, we have just started our new topic on the 1970s. To kickstart this, we had a 1970s party - we got to dress up in 70s fashion, listen to popular music, and try out some toys and games from the era! 3
In History, we have just started our new topic on the 1970s. To kickstart this, we had a 1970s party - we got to dress up in 70s fashion, listen to popular music, and try out some toys and games from the era! 4
Week beginning 21st October...

Spellodrome homework this week:

 

Statutory spellings

 

A full list of words can be found on Spellodrome, or on the printed sheets of paper given out during the week.

 

On the first Monday back, we will have a test on ten at random!

In History, we have been finishing off our time in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages! We drew a map of what a hill top fort looked like during the Iron Age, and summed up everything we've learnt in this half term.

In History, we have been finishing off our time in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages! We drew a map of what a hill top fort looked like during the Iron Age, and summed up everything we've learnt in this half term. 1 Leshea's hill top fort map
In History, we have been finishing off our time in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages! We drew a map of what a hill top fort looked like during the Iron Age, and summed up everything we've learnt in this half term. 2 Scarlett's History journal

In Science, we've been learning about sound and the human ear. We finished off the topic by answering our Big Question: how can we see sound and feel music? Here are some of Class 10's ideas!

In Science, we've been learning about sound and the human ear. We finished off the topic by answering our Big Question: how can we see sound and feel music? Here are some of Class 10's ideas! 1 Emily's big question review
In Science, we've been learning about sound and the human ear. We finished off the topic by answering our Big Question: how can we see sound and feel music? Here are some of Class 10's ideas! 2 Gracie's big question review
Week beginning 14th October...

Spellodrome homework this week:

 

Prefixes mis-, dis- and un-

 

Spellings to learn:

disconnect

disappear

disobey

dishonest

misbehave

mistake

misinform

unhappy

unkind

uncover

 

Group 1 spelling group are looking at words with s sound spelt 'c'.

Spellings to learn are:

face

race

slice

grace

rice

ace

mice

fence

In Maths this week, we have been focusing on multiplication and division! We have learnt our 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 times tables - for extra practice, check out the Explore section on Mathletics, where there are some catchy songs to help you memories your times tables!
Week beginning 7th October...

Spellodrome homework this week:

 

Homophones

 

Spellings to learn:

whether

weather

break

brake

accept

except

affect

effect

allowed

aloud

 

Group 1 are also looking at homophones this week.

Spellings to learn are:

here

hear

son

sun

blue

blew

there

their

Here are some of Class 9's finished chocolate bar wrappers:
Picture 1
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Picture 3
Picture 4
Picture 5
In English, we concluded our work on the Mysteries of Harris Burdick by writing a setting description using noun phrases about some of the different images from his book.

In Class 10 this week, we have been creating stunning works of art using charcoal. Our focus was on light and shadow.

In Class 10 this week, we have been creating stunning works of art using charcoal. Our focus was on light and shadow. 1 Abdulrahman's charcoal lamp
In Class 10 this week, we have been creating stunning works of art using charcoal. Our focus was on light and shadow. 2 Caitlin's charcoal lamp
Week beginning 30th September...

Spellodrome homework this week ...

 

Statutory words

In English this week we are studying the mystery of Harris Burdick. We will be using our inference skills to infer what we can see in the artwork produced by this mysterious artist.

 

Take a look at this picture called 'Under the rug'. What do you think is happening?

 

In Maths this week we will be exploring a written method for subtraction using exchange. In Year 4 we will be exploring subtracting two 4-digit numbers.

 

Week beginning 16th September...

In Geography this half term, we have been focusing on the water cycle and the benefits of water. In Class 10, we created information posters about why it is important to save water!

In Geography this half term, we have been focusing on the water cycle and the benefits of water. In Class 10, we created information posters about why it is important to save water! 1 Freya's 'saving water' poster
In Geography this half term, we have been focusing on the water cycle and the benefits of water. In Class 10, we created information posters about why it is important to save water! 2 Filip's 'saving water' poster
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