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Summer Term 1

Welcome to the summer Term!

We will continue to have a strong focus on presentation and handwriting this term.

Miss Knowles, classroom teacher, is available to speak with after school each day and on Tuesday mornings from 8:40am. Please see her if you would like to book an appointment to talk about your child.

Our whole school value this term is Courage.

Numeracy

This term the class will be covering topics include the following:

*Measurement: Perimeter and length

*Geometry (angles, shape and symmetry)

*Statistics

*Measurement area

We have been focusing on reasoning and problem solving questions to further their understanding.

 

Literacy

In English this term we are studying the text 'There's a Pharaoh in the Bath' and linking it to do our own narrative writing. It also links to our topic which is Ancient Egypt.

We will continue with our Guided Comprehension lessons on a Monday and Friday morning, as well as continuing to rotate morning sessions focussing on grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Science

Our science topic this term is Sound. This topic focuses on how sound is produced and the role that the ear plays in processing sound.

RE

Our whole school value this half term is Courage. We will be focusing on how to be courageous in a manner of different circumstances and situations, both in and out of school. We will be learning about some courageous figures in the Christian faith such as Saint George and Daniel.

Humanities

Our topic this term is Ancient Egypt. We will be investigating the lives of the Ancient Egyptian and exploring some important  dates such as when Tutankhamen's tomb was founded.

We will record all our research in a big book, feel free to come and have a look. 

PE

PE will continue to be on Monday and Tuesdays for Year 4 so please help your child remember their PE kit.

How you can help

You can help your child most be being interested in what they are doing at school. Ask him/her about his/her day and what they have enjoyed the most. It is very important that your child is reading for at least 10 minutes a day. The children are encouraged to take a book home from the book corner. Reading records will be checked on a Friday. We are encouraging reading for pleasure in Year 4, so your child should bring in his/her book everyday so we can all read for pleasure during the school day. They will also be able to take out a book from the school library every Friday. Please help your child to take care of these books.

Homework and spellings go home on a Friday and are expected to be brought back in the following Wednesday. Spelling tests are on Friday's. If your child has any problems with the homework, please encourage him/her to come and see a member of the teaching team before Wednesday.  

If you have any questions about how to support your child, please come and see a member of the teaching team. We want to support your child to achieve the best that he/she can!

 

 

 

 

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