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Welcome to our Year Four Class Page. 

This page will be updated every half term to help keep you up to date with the things we will be working on this year. 

There will also be a copy of my long term plan for the year and each half term I will add my medium term plan for the half term. 

Look out for helpful websites to support the learning at home and a copy of the spellings for each half term. 


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In English . . .

We will be reading Gorilla by Anthony Browne. Our outcome will be to write a narrative. We will be doing this by using expanded noun phrases with the addition of modifying adjectives and nouns and prepositional phrases.

By choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and by using fronted adverbials followed by a commas and organising paragraphs around a theme.


As Mathematicians  . . .

We will be focusing on Place Value and Addition and Subtraction by counting in 1’s, 10’s, 100’s 1000’s and 25’s, comparing and ordering numbers with 4 digits and rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

We will be adding and subtracting number with 4 digits using renaming and solving problems using addition and subtraction.

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Times Table Challenge

We will be starting our Times Table Challenge and will be working each week on our individual times tables. After completing each challenge, the children will receive a certificate and will move along the Times Table Ladder. 


Times Table Rock Star

We will be using Times Table Rock Stars at both home and school to help us improve our speed of recalling multiplcation facts. 

Will you be quick enough to be a Rock Hero? 



Spellings for this half term: 

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As Scientists. . .

Our focus will be animals including humans, looking at describing the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans, identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions and constructing and interpreting a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.


Homework will be given out on a Monday to be completed and returned by a Friday. There will be on-line Maths homework and English homework to be completed in your child’s homework book. Your child will also have spellings, reading and times table challenges to complete each week.


In Music . . . 

We will be learning songs by Abba. These will include Mamma Mia, Waterloo and Dancing Queen.

We will be singing, playing tuned percussion, improvising and composing.

Finally we will put all the different parts together to create one whole class performance of Mamma Mia.

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As Historians . . .

We will be looking at the achievements of the Ancient Greeks and the impact their achievements had on the Western world from Government, to school and the Olympics.


In PSHE . . .

We will be looking at our strengths, skills and interests.

We will be learning how to recognise personal qualities and individuality, how to develop self-worth by identifying positive things about ourselves and our achievements. Finally we will learn how to set goals for ourselves.

Within British values we will be looking at what democracy is and how we all have a responsibility within the classroom, school, community and nation.

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As Artists. . . 

We will be making links with our History work designing and making Pots inspired by Ancient Greek pottery.


In RE . . .

We will be finding out why Diwali the festival of light is so important for Hindus and what they can learn from it.

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In PE . . .

Our lessons will be focusing on multi skills.

We will be leaning and practising a range of skills that we can apply into different sports, including throwing, catching, kicking, defending and attacking. 

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 In Spanish . . .

We will be answering simple questions about ourselves, counting to 20 and learning the name of classroom objects in Spanish .



In Computing . . .

We will be looking at how important it is that we keep ourselves safe when we are on the internet and what to do if we think something is unsafe.

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