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Class 4 have been working extremely hard this summer term.  Following assessments carried out at the end of last term, our core lessons have been planned specifically for our children to focus on target areas to address any misconceptions and to ensure they are confidently accessing the curriculum.  

A huge priority for us, especially this term has been to ensure that we are practising our multiplication times table daily. Class 4 are becoming increasingly confident with rapid 12x12 recall. This is something we are continuing to work on but are seeing a huge amount of progress with. 

Class 4 are learning all things earthquakes and volcanoes in geography this term, which they have been really excited about. In science, we are learning all about animals, their characteristics and their habitats! The children have been learning about groups of animals and their classification. This term, we’ve also been doing lots of PSHE work where we are focussing on how to be the best version of ourselves. We have been discussing how we can build up our own resilience and embracing our own and each other’s strengths. In RE this term, we have been learning about the 5 Pillars of Islam, where it has been lovely to see some children sharing their own knowledge and experiences with the class.

Class 4 have really showcased their talents this term in their art lessons where they have been sketching, colouring and painting details that they can see with a focus on fruit and veg! Their work has been fantastic! I will be posting and showcasing some of our amazing work on ClassDojo to celebrate the children’s hard work this term!

Miss Paul, May 2021

 

This term in Class 4, we have been so engaged in our learning! We have learned some fantastic new things!

We have kicked started our writing lessons this term using ‘Sentence Stacking’ in our lessons. We are writing a fantasy story based on the novel ‘Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp!’ Check out some of our fantastic class writing that we’ve built together!

In Maths, we are learning all about Addition and Subtraction. Class 4 are recapping key arithmetic skills. We are focussing on some of our core basic skills within our Year 4 targets – we can now add 4-digit numbers using the column method confidently!! We have our times table test coming up this year so are practicing daily to be the best times table rock stars!

In Reading, Class 4 are focussing on the key VIPERS. We have been using our core reading skills, focussing especially on retrieving and inference! The class text that we are enjoying reading at the moment is the hilarious ‘Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties!’ We can’t wait to find out what happens. We’ve been so excited that we’ve even sent a tweet out with some of our questions to the author

In Science, we are learning all about Animals Including Humans! We are learning about parts of our digestive system. We love to investigate and learn new things!

Our History topic this term is all about ‘The Ancient Egyptians’. We are researching about Egyptian Kings, Gods, tombs, pyramids, mummies and so much more!

Our RE unit this term is focusing on religious festivals. We have been learning about Eid, Diwali and Vaisakhi festivals and how they are celebrated.

We are looking forward to an exciting final few weeks of term!

Miss Paul

December 2020

 

This term in Class 4, we have been so engaged in our learning! We have learned some fantastic new things! 

We have kicked started our writing lessons this year using ‘Sentence Stacking’ in our lessons. We are writing an imaginative adventure story based on the novel ‘The Great Chocoplot’! Check out this sentence stack that was built by Class 4!

In Maths, we are learning all about Place Value. Class 4 are recapping key arithmetic skills. We have also got off to a great start on all of our Year 4 targets – we can now round numbers up to 10, 100 and 1000!! We have our times table test coming up this year so are practicing daily to be the best times table rock stars!

In Reading, Class 4 are focussing on the key VIPERS. We have been using our core reading skills, focussing especially on retrieving and inference! The class text that we are enjoying reading at the moment is the spooky ‘My Head teacher is a Vampire Rat!’ We have been on the edge of our seats trying to find out what happens next!

In Science, we are learning all about Animals Including Humans! We are learning about parts of our digestive system. We love to investigate and learn new things!

Our Geography unit this term is ‘The Amazing Americas!’. We are researching about North and South America and the different counties, cities and states within them. We have created some fantastic pieces of homework this term based on our Geography unit! How much do you know about Route 66? Class 4 are experts!

In Art, Class 4 are focussing on famous British artists like Thomas Gainsborough. We have been trying to paint in the style of some of our most famous artists!

Our RE unit this term is Christianity. We have been recapping the creation story and exploring the concept of God and creation. We will be creating a timeline of the Bible’s Big story.

Miss Paul

October 2020