Year 4 2022 - 2023

Mr Mason

Mr Cole

Welcome to Year 4!

Adults who work here:

Mr Mason, Mr Cole, Mrs Kinnear, Mr Rios, Mrs McGurrin, Mrs Bennett


Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning. 


This half term:


English:

Talk For Writing Unit - Sulius (Warning Tale)

Non-fiction - Persuasive writing

 

Maths:

Multiplying three and two digit numbers by a one digit number

Dividing two and three digit numbers by a one digit number

 

 

For an overview of Year 4's Curriculum click here


History:

The Roman Empire. We will be looking at when the Roman Empire was, what their key achievements were and what their culture and housing was like. Click here for the knowledge organiser.


Science:

States of Matter. We will be looking at the differences between solids, liquids and gases.


Computing:

We are toy makers. We will be using scratch to design toys that when a part of them is pressed it will light up.

 

DT:

Electrical Systems. We will be using crumble to make a toy change its appearance through programming. Click here for the Knowledge Organiser


RE:

Why do we pray? We will be looking at the different reasons why people pray.

 

PSHE:

We will be looking at what makes a healthy lifestyle.


French:

Learning to ask questions and give answers. Sentence building, further adjectives and vocabulary for a game. Masculine nouns and feminine nouns.


Music:
 

We will be looking at composotion of music and using African drums.


P.E:

This half term 4M will have PE on a Monday and 4C on a Wednesday.

It will be dance this half term so the children need indoor PE kits. We will learn about what canon and unison mean in dance and the impact of spacing for effort in dance.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.

Swimming will be on Thursday in both classes. Your child needs to bring in a separate bag-a towel, swimsuit or trunks and a swimming hat if your child has long hair. Please do not bring goggles or wear ear-rings on this day. 

 

Reading books:

In class we care currently reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S.Lewis.

   

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and they will be changed everyday once they have finished reading it.


Homework: 

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Year 4s spellings will be sent out every Friday to learn for a spelling test the following Friday. 

 

In June, all of Year 4 will be sitting the government's multiplication tables check in June.

To help your child they can access the two websites below which are very similair to the actual check.

https://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check/

https://talkingtimestables.uk/

 

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

Mathletics - click here

TTRockstars – click here

 

Please email year4@almapark.manchester.sch.uk if you have any questions.

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