We hope that you and your children have had a very enjoyable Easter break, and we would like to welcome everyone back to the Summer Term. As expected the children have settled back in well and have continued well with their learning.
Summer term is always a busy time for children in Year 4 with lots of new learning taking place as well as consolidating previously learnt skills. English and Mathematics will continue to be taught daily and focus on key writing skills and mathematical calculations. In our Science work we will be studying living things and their habitats, our Geography learning will concentrate on changes in the local area and Europe and in History we will be moving onto learning about the Ancient Greeks in our topic ‘Meet the Greeks’. In music and computing we will be looking at creating our own songs and in DT we will be creating our own stages with lighting.
Please can we remind parents that no jewellery should be worn in school with the exception of stud earrings, and in line with Health and Safety guidelines these should not be worn on PE days. Children may be asked to remove earrings before PE sessions. Alternatively, you could provide your child with plasters to cover stud earrings.
Year 4 PE sessions are:
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Soccer 2000
Please ensure that children have the correct PE kit in school at all times including an indoor P.E. kit and outdoor P.E. kit; PE kits can be purchased from the school office.
Children in Year 4 receive regular homework: one maths or English homework each week, which will continue to be online for the time being.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your class teacher, who will usually be available at the end of each day. We anticipate a busy and exciting term ahead and we thank you in anticipation of your continued support.
Mrs Walker-Laver & Mrs Williams
Check us out deconstructing a text in English - we were able to find a lavish amount of amazing grammatical skills.
Look at our Science learning and our reading reward display!
Check out our amazing writing!
We have worked really hard in Topic with our Fanta-Sea Topic.
How much do gases weight? Well that's what Class 4 found out! We got a little messy!!!
Class 4 had a great time on Census Day looking at Henry VIII.
Class 4 really enjoyed CIN. We completed maths problems, read about why we donate to the charity, had a colouring competition and worked together to make a giant class Pudsey. What amazing team work!
Rocking out to our times tables!
Lighting up the room with our circuits!
Class 4 have enjoyed finding the perimeter and area of different shapes.
As well as raising money for Children In Need we also enjoyed a visit from Tettenhall Firefighters and couldn't help dressing them up!
Class 4 had a fantastic day at the Sealife Centre. We learned all about the ways we can protect our oceans, ready to do our podcasts next week!
Class 4 have produced some fantastic leaflets all about life aboard the Titanic. We looked at the differences between the upper and lower classes using a range of sources.
Super titanic timelines!
Super titanic timelines!
Class 4 had a fantastic time exploring under the sea using virtual reality (VR) googles. We saw the different layers of the ocean and the animals that had adapted to live in each zone.
Class 4 were very excited to meet our new friends in class today. We have decided to call them Bubble and Squeak.
Class 4 had a fantastic day today at Longnor Farm learning about where our food comes from and why it is important to stay healthy. We had a tour of the farm and learned about how cheese was produced, then we prepared a delicious healthy meal with the help of Idris Caldora, a chef for the England women's football team!
Class 4 had a fantastic time learning about stranger danger with the help of Trudy, a Police Community Support Officer. We learned about how to protect ourselves from strangers in everyday life and online.
Class four had an exciting history lesson, finding out about the role of an archaeologist. We looked at a variety of artefacts and discussed what they might tell us about the past.
In Science club this week, we have been looking at chemical reactions. We combined vinegar and baking powder to create a foamy fountain!
Class 4 really enjoyed their Asia Day! We dressed up in traditional clothing, painted Chinese fans and made some delicious chapatis with the help of our parents!
Class 4 had a fantastic time joining in with Armistice Day activities. We created some super newspaper articles about the end of the war and made poppy sun-catchers.
In R.E. this week, Class 4 have been learning about the Torah. We made our own Torah scrolls and demonstrated the ways that it is shown respect.
This week, Class 4 have been text detectives! We have been spotting the features of newspaper articles and explaining their purpose.
Photos from 2017/2018
Some members of Class 4 took part in a Bikeability workshop. They received their level 1 certificates, which meant they were able to do things like control a bike with one hand, start and stop with control and ride alongside other cyclists and pedestrians.
Year 4 had an exciting visit from Severn Trent to learn about water use and sewage treatment. We found out how water travels around the water cycle and, in groups, we measured out the water use of different families to identify water savers and water wasters.
Supporting Children In Need