Welcome to Year Four.
We hope you all had a lovely Christmas break and are refreshed to begin the new year. Our PPA teachers for this term will be Miss Freeman and Mrs Conday.
Our thematic title this term is “North America”. We will be looking at the exciting variety of countries that make up this continent; from the tropical island of Tobago to the frozen wilderness of the Arctic circle. The full list of topics can be found on our thematic web. These topics continue to reflect the National Curriculum expectations and should prove very exciting for the children.
Our P.E. days will now be Thursday and Friday. Outdoor Games will be on a Thursday and Indoor PE will be on a Friday. Please ensure that all children have their PE kits in school each day of the week. This should now be winter PE kit for outdoor PE as well as shorts and T-shirt for indoor. Please could you check that your child’s PE kit is named to avoid it getting lost.
We will still be setting two pieces of homework each week, one will be Maths based and the other will be English based. On occasion we may change these pieces to reflect other Foundation topics that we have been learning about. Homework will be set on a Tuesday to then be completed by the following Tuesday to go through as a class.
Please let us know via the home school diary if you have any problems or pop in and see us.
Mr Harden and Miss Willis
Useful Maths Websites
Here are some links to some of the websites that we use for games and information which may help to practise some of the skills we have been learning in Maths:
Times Tables - http://www.timestables.me.uk/
Various maths games including "Hit the button" - www.topmarks.co.uk
Curriculum based questions (10 mins free per day as this is a subscription site) - https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-4