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Year 4

Elm and Fir Class

Elm and Fir Class 1
Elm and Fir Class 2

Welcome to Year 4


Teachers: Mrs Tyers and Miss O'Carroll

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Britton and Mrs Press


Autumn Term

Our topic this term is: Back to the Future!


Key concepts being taught this term:

Literacy -  We will begin this term by writing a fiction piece in the style of a voyage and return story. The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb will inspire the children to imagine their very own story which ends at the beginning. 


Numeracy - This term the children will cover a variety of concepts within numeracy including: Roman numerals, place value, addition and subtraction, measurement and multiplication and division. Beat Your Score sheets will also be regularly uploaded to support home learning. 


Science - Electricity and sound are the two key concepts we will focus on during the Autumn term.  Throughout their learning, the children will work scientifically to expand their understanding and to challenge predictions they have made.  


History - This term, the children will learn about the lifestyle and society of the Anglo Saxons.  This topic allows the children to immerse themselves within this era during a highly interactive and authentic workshop with a Roman soldier. 


Geography -  Settlements


Computing - E-safety, programming, multimedia, handling data and technology in our lives. 


P.E. and Games -  Tennis and Gymnastics


Music - This year, the children will learn to play a brass instrument with a professional music teacher, Mr Keats.  This will include a lesson every week and the opportunity to take an instrument home for even more practise!


R.E.-  Christianity and Islam 


P.S.H.E. - Personal, social and health education (PSHE) helps to give children the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy and independent lives. It aims to help them understand how they are developing personally and socially, tackling many of the moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up.


Our P.E. days are on: Tuesday (indoor) and Thursday (outdoor).


Homework is given out on Friday and is due in on the following Thursday.


Spelling activities will be sent out on a Friday alongside the weekly homework. 

Meet The Teachers Session - September 2018


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