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Year 4

 Year Four 2022-2023

4E - Miss Evans & 4P - Mrs Partington

 

Year 4 Staff

 

     Miss Evans - 4E  Class Teacher       Mrs Partington - 4P Class Teacher 

     Ms Norman and Mrs Khan - Year 4 Teaching Assistants

 

                  Mrs Partington

 

                      Miss Evans

 

Autumn Term

 

Welcome back. Its lovely to see how well the children have settled back into school. They have made a great start to the Autumn term. We have already begun learning about our new topics. These include:

 

English - Narrative writing based on the book 'Journey', Direct speech, word classes and Haiku poems

Maths - Number and place value to 10,000. Adding and subtracting 4 digit numbers, multiplication and division, Area and times tables

History - Ancient Greece, Greek life, their influence on the Western World

Geography - Locate and name European countries and their capitals

Science - States of Matter

RE - Big question - Why are festivals important to religious communities?

Art - Pastel drawings and clay work

DT - Food technology

PSHE - Growth Mindset

SMSC - British Values

PE - Swimming and multi-skills 

Computing - Databases

French - Recapping greetings, colours and numbers

 

We have planned lots of exciting lessons and we are sure the children are going to thoroughly enjoy learning all of the above.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your child's class teacher.

 

General Information

 

Homework:

English homework (Spellings and SPAG) is given out every Tuesday to be handed in by the following Monday. 

 

Maths homework is given out every Friday to be handed in by the following Thursday. Maths homework is marked within the maths lesson on a Thursday. 

 

Reading books:

Children will have the opportunity to change their reading books every week. We do not expect children to have finished and therefore need to change their reading book every time - especially chapter books. Please sign their yellow reading records on a regular basis so we are able to monitor the children's reading. Please also record any other books they are reading in their yellow reading books as it is really important we are aware of all the books the children are reading (such as library books, books from home etc). 

Our library day is also Wednesday. Each week children will have the opportunity to return their old library book and choose another one. Again, if the children haven't finished their library book by Wednesday, there is no expectation for them to change it each week. 

 

PE:

Outdoor PE with Mr Dixon is on a Tuesday morning/afternoom. During the Autumn and Winter months, children should wear navy or black jogging bottoms, a white or House colour (red - Lancaster, blue - York, green - Derby and yellow - Chester) with a navy or black hoodie or sweatshirt. Trainers are also required for outdoor PE. 

 

Getting in touch:

If you need to let your child's teacher know general information such as they are being picked up by a Grandparent etc, then a note is the easiest way to do this.

If you would let to arrange a meeting or phone call with your child's teacher then this can be done via the school office. Please email: admin@didsburyroad.stockport.sch.uk 


Our topics

 

Autumn term

Autumn 1. Meet the ancestors - The Legacy of Ancient Greece

Autumn 2. Sounds Great- How we hear and make different sounds

 

Spring term

Spring 1. Roman or Celt? - What did the Romans ever do for us?

Spring 2. Loose in school - Finding our way around Didsbury Road.

 

Summer term

Summer 1. These bones were made for walking - Taking Year 4 to the Peak District

Summer 2. Moving moments - Natural habitats

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