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2023 – 2024
Our teachers are Mrs Hussain and Mrs Urbanska
Our teacher is Mrs Burrell
Our teaching assistants are Mrs Shah, Mrs Levy and Mrs Avram (pm)
Here’s what we’ll be covering over this term in Year 4:
In English this term, the children will learn about and write a variety of texts such as: poetry, arguments and suspense stories.
We will start by exploring emotive poetry which will focus on animals in captivity. The children will then write their own.
We will then be writing a balanced argument based on ‘Should animals be kept in zoos?’
After this we will be reading Varjak Paw and writing suspense stories based on this.
We will be reading Harry Potter and Varjak Paw.
In maths we will be learning Number Place Value, Subtraction, Word Problems, Multiplication and Division including factor pairs. We will also be exploring area of shape.
Topics that we will be covering across the half-term
Art - Landscapes using watercolours
History - Romans: What is their legacy?
Geography - Countries around the world - comparing the UK to Egypt
Computing - Writing for different audiences
Science - Sound
DT - Mechanisms
PSHE - Dreams and Goals
RE - Sikhism/ Good Friday
Tuesday - Swimming
Please ensure the children have their kits every week as swimming is a statutory part of the curriculum.
Friday - PE (gymnastics)
Children are learning the skills needed for gymnastics.
Please ensure your child has appropriate clothing; this can be in the
form of plain black tracksuit bottoms or plain black shorts and a plain
white or red t-shirt.
No jewellery is to be worn on PE days.
Every child is expected to complete their three-weekly reads, access TT Rockstars and practice their spellings.
Children need to read at home at least 3 times per week and log this on Boom Reader.
Children need to learn their spellings each week.
Children are expected to complete 21 minutes a week on TTRS.
Wednesday 10th January - Walking to Gurdwara
Wednesday 1st May - Harry Potter Studios
Dates for your diary
Please look at Dojo every day for all the exciting activities and events that are being planned for your children.