Welcome Letter 2017

Class Curriculum Map Long Term Plan 2017

Class Curriculum Map – Help At Home

Help at Home

Important Dates For Your Year 4 Diary

Relationships and Sex Education  letter to Parents

Journey In Love

Click on the link for the content of Journey in Love for your child. All the information that Journey in Love covers is very age appropriate and is recommended by the Catholic Church.

Journey In Love  Yr4 Powerpoint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 4 Literacy Glossary

Maths Day 2107

The children completed a variety of puzzles and solved different addition, conversion, Roman numeral, subtraction, multiplication and division problems in order to solve the mystery of who ate Mrs Claus’ Christmas cake.

 

We love Science!

Year 4 conducted a practical experiment in order to investigate what happens to the food that we eat as it travels around our bodies.

The children have designed and carried out their own experiment to investigate the effect of different types of liquids have on their teeth.

We went on a walk around the local area and identified and classified the plants that we found.

Computing

We have been making creatures and creating an algorithm in order to enable the lego character complete a circuit of the table, we have planned and created our own cities using either Toca builder or Minecraft.

Art Week 2017

The children researched Frank Green (a local artist) and the buildings that he has painted.  They then experimented with a range of different techniques and medium in order to achieve their desired effect and discussed which technique they preferred and why.  The children then produced a finished piece using their favourite technique.

No Pens Day 2017

The children played games in order to develop their speaking and listening skills, teamwork and collaborative skills as well as developing their use of powerful words and speed at times tables, addition and subtraction facts

English

As part of our topic on instructions the children followed instructions to make strawberry smoothies, they then wrote their own set of instructions.

Year 4 have been looking at stories with familiar settings.  The children devised questions to ask characters from Horrid Henry and then they practised hot-seating ( pretending to be that character and answering questions in that role) in order to develop speaking and listening skills.  The children performed very well!!

We have been rehearsing and performing fables, practising our speaking and listening skills and our confidence at performing in front of an audience.  The children also used their inference skills to see if they could guess the moral

Visit by Author and Poet Paul Delaney

R.E.

The children have been looking at their families.  The children brought in items from home that reminded them of members of their families and presented them to the class.  The children then asked and answered questions about their family and completed their own family tree.

Maths

As part of our history topic on Roman the children have been learning about Roman Numerals and played Roman Numeral bingo, listening t numbers in English and then translating them into the Roman Numeral.

Year 4 PE

Computing

This half term the children will be investigating how technology has changed over the years and creating their own blog.  The children looked at examples of technology from the 1970’s and 80’s.

Geography

Year 4 investigated rivers and looked at the importance of the River Ganges to India.  They used their map skills to locate India on a world Map and to identify rivers.  The children researched the uses of rivers and presented their findings to the class.  They then made models of rivers and labelled the features using the geographical terms that they had learnt.

Year Three enjoyed visiting Year Four for the day!!!