Welcome Back Year 4! We hope you have had a wonderful Easter break and are ready to get stuck into some new learning.

 

We have lots of exciting things planned for this term including our new History topic.

We are jumping in our time machine and heading back to 900AD. We'll be trekking through the African rainforests and meeting the Edo people who settled and grew a successful kingdom known as Benin. 

Check out these cool facts about Benin  

Teaching History with 100 Objects - The Oba of Benin

Reading 

This term, we are going to be reading James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. If you have a copy at home, bring it into school and read along with us.

James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn't got a single friend in the whole wide world. That is not, until he meets the Old Green Grasshopper and the rest of the insects aboard a giant, magical peach!

James and the Giant Peach - Scholastic Shop

Don't forget to have your reading records in school every day.

 Our Year 4 Timetable 

The timetable below shows when children will need to bring in specific items during the week. It is childrens' responsibility to ensure that they bring the correct equipment and kit on specific days. If any changes are made, parents will be notified via parent pay or via text message.  

Remember, all reading books, reading records, spelling lists and PE kits should be in school every day. 

DAY THINGS TO REMEMBER
Monday PE (Full kit - black shorts, team coloured top, socks, pumps) hair must be tied up and jewellery removed.
Tuesday   Times Table Test (see TTRockstars for current times table)
Wednesday  Swimming - One piece swimming costume/Trunks, Swimming Hat, Towel
Thursday  
Friday

Weekly homework uploaded onto Office 365

Feel Good Friday (Soft Clothing) 

In June, Year 4 children will be taking part in the National Times Table Test - This is an online test and children are given 6 seconds to answer a range of mixed times table questions, Alongside their weekly homework and reading, we expect year 4 children to practise their times tables (in order, out of order and division facts) on a daily basis up to their 12 times table ready for a weekly test. We will also be checking TTRockstars on a daily basis to monitor progress. 

Keep checking back to find new things on our page! 

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