Welcome to Year 4!
Welcome to year 4 2018-19
STAFF - In 4B we have Miss Donnelly and Miss Ambleton, in 4A we have Mrs Steadman, Miss Watson, Mrs Kaur and Mrs Bibi and in 4C we have Mrs Squire and Mrs Calvert.
During the Spring term we will be studying Explorers. We will be looking at famous explorers and where they went, what it was like on their expeditions and what equipment they needed. We will be creating observational botanical sketches and water colour recreations of the Northern Lights.
In Science, we will be looking at sound - how it is made, how we hear and how we can change the pitch of sounds. In Spring 2, we will be learning about habitats, - grouping animals, where they live and food chains. We will also have a visit from the animal man.
In Maths, we will be working fractions and decimals. This will include fractions of quantities, equivalent fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers, adding and subtracting fractions, tenths and hundredths.
In English, we will be reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and our writing will come from the book. The children will write character profiles, explanation texts, their own fantasy stories and an information text.
In RE, we will look at Jesus and Christianity.
In Computing, we will be looking at programming and using logo.
In PE, 4A will be going swimming on Wednesdays. All of year 4 will work on dance and 4b/4c will also work on gymnastics.