A warm welcome to year 4,where we are confident that pupils will excel in their learning by undertaking a range of exciting topics and activities.
Any problems or worries feel free to contact Mr McHale, who will be on the school playground at the end of each day.
The school gates open at 8:45am. Pupils should be in their classroom at the start of registration at 8:55am each morning.
Morning Break 10:30 - 10:45am.
Lunch 12:15 - 1:15pm.
End of the school day 3:15pm.
Pupils should be met by parents/guardians on the school playground at home time, which is 3.15pm.
P.E. is on Wednesday and Thursday during Spring 1 term. Children will be required to wear full P.E. kit with pumps or trainers-laces must be securely tied. In cold weather a warm jogging suit, or tracksuit bottoms and plain sweat top is advisable. Children with medical conditions must bring their medication into school with them. Long hair must be tied back and all jewellery removed. Ear-rings must be removed or covered with a plaster.In Spring 2, Year 4 will be visiting The English Institute of Sport to take part in a variety of sports.Towards
the end of the Spring Term, we will be starting our swimming lessons at Maltby Swimming Baths.
A varied range of after school clubs will be on offer during the year.
Reading - Children should read at least three times a week and this should be recorded in their Reading Record.
Spelling - Children should learn their spellings that they have been set.
Maths - Children should continue to practise times tables at home until they have mastered all times table’s facts including division facts (up to 12 x 12); they can do so using Times Tables Rock Stars. Children also have access to online maths games on the active-learn website, which should be accessed at least twice a week.
In addition to the above weekly homework, children should complete at least one piece of topic homework per half term (ideas are contained in the home school tasks document).At the end of each half term this work will be we will showcased in a special celebration assembly. Pupils will be awarded with a certificate in recognition of their efforts.
Spring Topics History Viking and Saxon Raiders
Also during this term we will be doing a separate science topic on Sound.We will be finding out about how sounds are made and how they travel.We will be conducting a range of scientific investigations.