Year 4

In Year 4 we are expected to work with increasing independence and take greater responsibility for our learning. We encourage the children to follow our schools Smart 5, and aim for all the children to become, independent, resilient, confident and most of all happy learners.  

4DO
Class Teacher: Mrs Odumosu 
Teaching Assistant: Miss Foster

Learning Support Assistants: Miss Harris and Miss Begum 

PPA Cover: Mr Gibson

4NO
Class Teacher: Miss Ola
Teaching Assistant: Miss Foster

Hearing Support Assistant: Miss Lee

PPA Cover: Miss Gayle
 

Important information

PE
4DO - Wednesday and Friday
4NO - Tuesday and Thursday

On PE days, the children should come to school in their school PE kit - dark shorts/jogging bottoms, a white t-shirt and trainers, to be worn with their school jumper. 

Violin

4DO

Individual lessons - Thursdays
Group lessons - Mondays

4NO

Individual lessons -Thursdays
Group lessons - Mondays

 

Homework

Maths homework will be set on a Friday through Google Classroom. It should be returned by the following Tuesday. Children are expected to read a book or access Bug Club at home daily. They should discuss their reading at home and have their Reading Record signed by adults.


IPC topics

Our topic this term is Chocolate. We will be reading the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl. The children will find out about the origins, sources and production of chocolate. The topic will commence with the children being challenged to use all of their five senses to describe three varieties of chocolate. 

 

Our IPC topics for this year are: 
Autumn 1
Chocolate - looking at the origins of chocolate, the supply of chocolate world wide, Fairtrade and the design and creation of chocolate bars. 
States of matter- liquids, solids and gases, and the water cycle.

Autumn 2
The Mayans - the location, history and culture of the Mayans.
Electricity - constructing circuits.

Spring 1
Scavengers and Settlers - studying life in the stone age.
Animals including humans - teeth and digestive systems.

Spring 2
Heavy Metal – trains and famous train journeys around the globe.
Sound - identify how sounds are produced (vibrations).

Summer 1
Anglo-Saxons - studying life in the Britain at the end of the first millennium AD.
All living things - food chains.

Summer 2
Inventions that changed the world - the great exhibition at Crystal Palace and Black inventors.

Please click here to see the curriculum newsletter for Autumn 2 2021