Welcome to Year 4!
Your Teacher is Miss Brookes and Mrs Brenchley is your Learning Support Assistant.
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.
Values & Virtues: Attentive and Discerning
We are growing to be attentive to our talents and think about how we can use them in our learning experiences; and discerning about the choices we make and the effects that those choices have on others.
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.
Virtues & Values
Our focus for this term is
GRATEFUL & GENEROUS
This term we are learning to be grateful and generous
We are growing to be grateful for our own gifts, for the gift of other people, and for the blessings of each day; and generous with our gifts, becoming men and women for others.
During this half term we will be recalling the events in the Christmas story and providing the children with time to reflect on the birth of Jesus. We will then consider how people in modern day society can be messengers of God. Furthermore, we will look at Mary's annunciation and then analyse the different types of literature in the Bible.
Our topic for this half-term is ... Misty Mountain Sierra!
We’ll find out where the highest mountains are, learn how to use a compass and make 3-D mountain models. Inspired by the magnificent mountains of the world, we’ll complete graphs showing heights, and look at webcam and satellite images.
The Virtues and Values for this half term are Intentional and Prophetic.
We are growing to be Intentional by making the right choices and choosing to live the way God wants us to; and Prophetic by setting a good example to others.
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 - it is a science based topic, however, it incorporates a cross-curricular approach to learning. Thus, it will form the nucleus for all subjects this half term.
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.
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 Curious & Active. We are growing to be curious about everything; and active in our engagement with the world, changing what we can for the better.
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 the Jewish Faith. They will be introduced to some prayers from the Old Testament and consider the importance Jesus attached to prayer.
Welcome to the amazing magical world of potions and their properties.
Our topic for this half-term is ...Potions!
During this topic children will explore the history of medicines and read first hand accounts of surgery conducted without anaesthetics. This also links to our Science topic focusing on States of Matter.
A Home Learning Project is set each half-term. This will be sent out at the start of the term.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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