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Welcome to Year 4 Spring 2020!


STAFF -  In 4B we have Miss Donnelly and Miss Watson/Mrs Kaur, in 4A we have Mrs Steadman and Mrs Fuller and  in 4C we have Mr Hickman and Mrs Wilcox

During the Spring term we will be studying the Explorers in Creative lessons. We will be making fact files on famous explorers.

We will be focusing on Geography by looking at where they explored and the climate of different places. In DT, we will be designing and making torches. In Art, we will be creating watercolours of the Northern Lights.

In Science, we will be looking at Sound - how sounds are made and how they travel. In Spring 2  we will look at habitats and adaptation.

In Maths, we will be working multiplication division, area, fractions and decimals.

In June, all year 4 children will take a government times table check. This is done on the computer and will be 25 questions with 6 seconds to answer each and a rest in between. We are preparing the children for this in school and there will be a Cape Can parents' meeting in March. Use the links below for your child to practice for the time table check.

In English, we will be reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K.Rowling and our writing will come from the book. The children will write character profiles, explanation texts, stories set in imaginary worlds and information texts.


In RE, we will look at what type of world Jesus would want and why we call it Good Friday.

In Computing, we will be looking at presenting information and data handling.

In PE, 4A will be going swimming on Wednesdays and will need their swimming kit each week for this. 4A need PE kit on Thursdays. 4C will need PE kit on Wednesdays and Fridays. 4B will need PE kit on Mondays and Wednesdays. We will work on gymnastics (developing balance and co-ordination) and Cricket (developing fielding and batting skills and teamwork. In Spring 2 a session of PE will be delivered by WBA coaches.

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