Welcome to Year 4!
Our teachers are Miss Brookes and Mrs Brenchley.
English and Maths homework books are given out on a Friday and need to be returned on the following Thursday.
Please make sure that alongside your weekly homework, you are practising your spellings and times tables. Also, ensure that you are reading to an adult at least three times a week.
Virtues & Values
Hopeful & Faith-filled
We will be in the period of lent. Thus we will be learning about change and how that during lent as Christians we try to be more like Christ. We will share lent prayers; listen to new Gospel stories about Jesus and discuss how we can use the stories to inspire us in our own lives.
Our topic for this half-term is, I am warrior!
I am strong, brave and powerful. Meet me in battle. Draw your sword, wield your axe and challenge me if you dare!
I am warrior focuses on the Roman period in history. We will also be looking at other civilisations, such as the Celts; Gauls and other barbaric tribes.
Raiders and Traders focuses on the Viking and Saxon period in history. As part of this topic the children will have the opportunity to learn about Viking life, where they came from and how this is embedded in our culture today.
In English, we will be looking at writing character profiles, diary entries, historical narratives and poetry.
During this half term we will be studying Jesus is the Light of the World. As part of this, children will be learning about how Jesus brings light to our lives. Furthermore, we will be looking at the stories of the Baptism, Presentation and Transfiguration of Jesus.
Virtues and Values
This half term the virtues and values are: ATTENTIVE AND DISCERNING.
First of all let me thank you for taking the time to read and explore the year 4 class page, I do hope that you have all had a marvellous summer and I know that we will have a fabulous year together.
The Virtues and Values for this half term are Grateful and Generous.
Our topic for RE is Jesus Teaches Us How to pray
The children will learn about the prayer life of Jesus as he grew up in theJewish Faith. They will be introduced to some prayers from the Old
Testament and consider the importance Jesus attached to prayer.
Open wide- let’s take a look inside! We’re on a voyage of
discovery to investigate the busy world inside your body! Our subject focus for this half-term is Burps, Bottoms and Bile!
Homework will be handed out every Friday and collected back in on the following Thursday. Please ensure only one page is completed per week in each book.
A Home Learning Project is set each half-term.These will be displayed on our ‘Home Learning’ board just outside the classroom.
Spellings are given out and tested on a Monday.
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