Year 4 Spring Term

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This term has already been jammed packed with super learning.

In English, we have read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ by Phillip Pullman and have produced writing focused on speech punctuation. We are now looking at a non-fiction text about a spy keyring. The children have shown great imagination to describe what their keyring will do. James Bond – beware!

In maths, we have spent the last few weeks learning about measures. This week has been focused on time. We have been quite concerned with the amount of children that are unable to tell the time on an analogue clock. If you are able to support this key life skill at home, we would appreciate it. Our focus in Year 4 is to convert 12 hour clock to 24 hour which has been very difficult as many do not know the basics.

In history, the children have learnt about the Romans and their impact on Britain and have been able to make comparisons with life in Roman and Celtic times.

In science , we have begun to look at sound and where it comes from. This has been a great link to our music sessions with a dedicated music teacher.

Upcoming events:

Next week, Roving Books are visiting the school on Thursday. Each year group will have time to browse the books available and there will be time after school for parents to look too. More details will be emailed.

Fair Trade enrichment day – Friday 14th February. The whole school will be undertaking different tasks linked to their area of Fair Trade. Year 4 will be looking at sugar.

 

Thank you for your continued support,

Year 4 team