Welcome to 4K’s Class Page
In Year 4 we have stepped back in time to 2000 years ago. We were lucky enough to be joined by a Roman Soldier. He arrived wearing his full armour and carrying his marching pack including his rations, underwear, shield, money, and spare clothes. This gave us a great chance to see these items for real, and some of us even got to try things on! We learnt lots of facts about life in the Roman Army and life in Roman times.
Previously in 4K;
The children have now completed the topic The Stone Age. They have enjoyed exploring the Stone Age by reading the book ‘Stone Age Boy’, then having the chance to write their own stories.
Making their own bow and arrows and telling their stories around the real campfire was a real highlight to end the topic.
Wizard Of Oz
To finish our Wizard of Oz topic, the children all created their own puppet theater shoe boxes. They enjoyed producing their own scripts and building their circuits to add lighting to their theaters.
The children have all settled in very well to the new term and are working hard. They are enjoying our topic of Wizard of OZ and have produced fantastic, creative descriptive writing alongside some beautiful art work using pastels.
We are encouraging the children to become ‘Star Readers’ each week by reading each day at home and getting their diaries signed by an adult.
The children have a weekly spelling quiz on a Friday, it is important that the children practise their spellings at home.
We look forward to working with you
Mrs. Kesterton, Mrs Thompson and Mrs Masterson
Children having fun in Maths
Lighting Circuits in Science
Fabulous art work by the chidren of the Yellow Brick road
Posters of their work about CAFOD
Please see our Year group handbook for any questions that you may have.
How to help at home – Please see the curriculum overview for information on what is being covered this term
At our school we want to develop and promote ‘a love of reading’.
The children also have an opportunity to visit the school library and choose a book which they then keep and return at the next class library session.
When sharing a book talk to your child about what he or she thinks might happen next in a story, how the story might end and then ask them to retell the story themselves. Picture books are very important to promote discussion, so look for books without any words to help your child practise this skill. Have fun acting out stories together. Your enthusiasm for a book will help your child to understand that books are exciting. Your child will receive a bookmark with their book and this should target the objectives that your child is working on.
Make reading times fun and relaxed and you will see your child’s confidence grow!
Mathematics teaches children how to make sense of the world around them through developing their ability to calculate, reason and solve problems. It enables children to understand relationships and patterns in both number and space, in their daily lives.