Welcome to Year 4
This area contains helpful information and reminders. It will also be updated regularly throughout the year with photos and updates about what we get up to as part of our learning journey.
Year 4 Staff
Our Class Teacher is Miss Dunn.
The teaching assistants that work in our class are: Miss Airlie and Mrs Coxon.
You can find our more about our learning by visiting the Curriculum section of our website.
Science – Animals Including Humans.
During this topic, we will be learning about the digestive system and the names and functions of our teeth as well as finding out about food chains and webs.
History- We will start our journey through time by looking at Ancient Greece and The Romans.
Geography- The World
We will be developing our knowledge of the world by learning about how the world is divided in to different areas, comparing other parts of the world with the UK and using maps to identify different places.
Art: Our first project is based on Durham miners. We will be creating artwork using charcoal and focussing on scale and light. During our second project, the children will be working with textiles to create their fabric product.
Computing: We will be dveeloping our word processing skills by learning how to use the tools of Microsoft Word effectively.
Music: We will begin learning musical notation such as the names of the different notes as well as developing our listening skills and understanding of certain musical terms.
Class 4 have PE on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.
They should attend school in PE kits on these days.
This half term, Class 4 are developing their skills in football, outdoor adventurous activities and wheelchair basketball.
We should be reading as regularly as we can throughout the week (at least 3 times) and recording it in our reading records.
We also have a specific set of words to practise spelling each week and must make sure we understand what they mean and can use them in a sentence.
We also have a weekly times tables/ mental arithmetic test. This term, we will be given specific times tables to practise.
Children can access their spelling lists and reading questions on their e-schools page.
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