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This Term

Welcome back. We hope you have had a wonderful half term. We are looking forward to another exciting term ahead.

Our topic for this term is Snap, Crackle and Pop.  This is a science topic where the children will be looking at properties and changes of materials.  They will:

  • Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases
  • Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
  • Identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature

A very exciting topic I’m sure you will agree.

The children will be developing their sewing skills by designing and making a Christmas decoration, they will discover how a stuffed felt decoration is made and then design and make their own.

In English this term the children are using the book The Iron Man in their lessons.  They will work on writing both narrative and non-fiction linked to the book.

Our computing topic this term is ‘We are opinion  pollsters.’  The  children will be  taught how to use Google Forms to collate some information for their class.

As we approach Christmas the Y4 children will begin to put together their small production for the Carol service at All Saints on Thursday 19th December.

PE this term will always be on a Monday for Dragon Boats, Harbour and Carnival and a Tuesday for Kites and Balloons.  All  children will  have PE on a Thursday.  As  the weather gets colder please ensure your child has the correct PE  kit including jogging bottoms and a school jumper.

Term 1

Welcome back. We hope you have had a wonderful summer. We are looking forward to another exciting year ahead.

This term our topic is ‘To the UK and Beyond’. This topic explores countries, counties and continents and looks in particular at the differences in countries in terms of climate and the environment. The children will also look more close to home too in the UK.

Our English will look at shape poetry, using autumn as inspiration. We will use our local area to look at the environment in autumn. We will also look at stories from other cultures based on the text The Village that Vanished.

The children will become travel presenters in their computing sessions as well as using computing across the curriculum making use of our laptops and iPads.

Our art focus this term is mixing colour and creating a montage.  The children will work on their brush techniques for different effects.

PE this term will always be on a Thursday, and one other day, this will most likely be a Monday or Tuesday but we recommend the children have their PE kit in school the whole week and take it home to wash at the weekend.

Just a reminder that Y4 camp is on Monday 16th September until Wednesday 18th September.  A reminder email about kit, timings and medication will come out soon.

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