Welcome to Year 4!
Class Teachers - Ms Shellien
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Williams
Year 4 have returned to school after the lovely long Easter break full of fresh enthusiasm for the Summer Term.
We had a fantastic trip to Chester and we will be conducting follow up work on that experience over the next half term.have a look at our photo's below you will feel like you are part of the trip!.
This term we will be playing tennis and enjoying athletics. the children will need to have their P.E kits in school On a Thursday.
Homework this term will be given out on a Friday and should be returned to school by Wednesday.
Spellings will be given out on a Monday to be tested on a Friday
|Topics For Summer Term 2017|
Come and See
Pentecost- Serving New Life.
We will be exploring, by the way we live our lives, the way we live with others and by our words and actions, how to have an attitude of service.
We will be exploring networks of friendships and relationships which enable human beings to live together. We will show that through and in Christ, every human being is offered the power to reach out in forgiveness and peace, to receive and offer reconciliation.
We will be exploring why some places around the world are special.
We will be celebrating the fact that Christians believe that the diversity of the world and its people is God's gift.
We will reflect on the fact that Jesus in his life and gospel challenged people to appreciate diversity and to create with it a harmony that reflects the unity of Father, Son and the Holy Spirit.
We will be studying another faith - Judaism.
We will discover how for Jewish people scripture is very important. We will explore how the Torah shows how God wants the Jewish people to live.
We will be looking at newspaper reports, recounts and plays through the study of the Roman myth
'Romulus and Remus'
We will be reading the novel 'How to train your dragon'. We will explore stories with a historical setting.
Information texts and non-chronological reports will form part of our study of the Vikings this year.
To finish the term we will be exploring form in poetry and stories from other countries.
Our key skills focus will be
* Using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause.
*Using fronted adverbials
*Vary sentence length
*Use short sentences to speed up event.
Perimeter and length
Angles, Shape and Symmetry
Measurement - Area and Perimeter, Position and direction
We will continue with our basic skills and learning our tables
Our focus this term will be on map work and skills
We will be continuing our work on the Romans and what they left behind in Britain.
We will be building on our experience of visiting Chester and the Dewa centre.
We will continue to discover why the Romans were so powerful and what we can learn from them.
In the second half term of the summer we will be posing the question 'Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?'
We will be using ICT to improve our research skills.
We will be looking at how to keep safe on line.
|Music||Exploring the muisic of Bill Withers. Particularly the song ' Lean on me'|
We will start the summer term with an opportunity to improve our tennis skills.
In the seond half term we will be participating in different athletic challenges
We will be continuing our exciting topic on electricity. Where and how do we generate electricity? How can we use electricity safely and efficiently? How are circuits formed?
A study of different environments
|Spanish||Numbers 1-31,Days of the week,Months of the year, Greetings, Birthdays, How are you feeling?, Hobbies and activities, colours, time and spanish culture|
|Art & Design||
We will be focusing on the work of Kevin Jones - a Crosby wildlife artist and the sculptor Antony Gormley. We will be sketching wild animals and plants in our locality. Hopefully our eyes will be opened to the rich variety of local
|PSHE||What makes me feel this way? - Doing the right thing - New baby - Looking after friendships|