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Welcome to Year 4 Learning

Key information for children, parents and carers

Year 4 Curriculum Map

Curriculum
Essential Reads
Year 3&4 Word List
Mental Arithmetic

Year 4 Spellings Homework

Homework

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Homework

Homework is given out every Thursday and expected in your class tray on Tuesday.

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Big Talk

Big Talk homework is distributed by your teacher every two weeks.

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Spellings

Spelling words are posted on this page each week for all groups. They are tested every week.

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Physical Education

Your class PE day is Tuesday. Please remember your PE kit on this day. 4EC are swimming this full term.

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Reading

Please read every day at home. Bring your completed reading record into school on Tuesday.

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Maths

Please write in pencil for maths. When you have a pen licence you may write in black pen only (not biro).

Mathletics at Montpelier Primary School
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Year 4 Curriculum Map

Summer 2 Topic - Olympic Odyssey

Building Learning Power:

Year 4 will develop their empathising skills as they consider what it would be like to live in Ancient Greece. They will distil their understanding.

Be a Distilling Dog

Be a Distilling Dog

Be an Empathetic Elephant

Be an Empathetic Elephant
English
This term, year 4 will be news reporters and will have to report on a missing child, Salim, who has gone missing on a visit to the London Eye. The children will be using the year 4 essential read ‘The London Eye Mystery’ as a stimulus for this topic and will have to deconstruct the features of the reports in order to create their own.

Additionally, Year 4 will then explore stories from other cul- tures and will have to write a story based upon ‘The Village that Vanished’.

Maths
How many days have you been alive? Year 4 will be solving problems involving measurements of time, space and distance. We will use a range of strategies to find the answer and evaluate which ones are the most efficient.

We will also be developing our understanding of shape and reflection and reasoning using our mathematical vocabulary.

Science
Classification is the key! We will be using classification keys to identify animals. In addition, imagine leaving the cold climate of the Southern Hemisphere winter and visiting Britain for a scorching summer. We will be continuing to look at habitats but focusing on how the changing environment affects the animals which live there.
Computing
We are HTML editors. In this unit, the children will learn about the history of the web, before studying HTML, the language in which web pages are written.
History
How did Ancient Greece influence our culture today? Year 4 will be learning about life in Ancient Greece by analysing sources and drawing comparisons with the present day.
Music
Good Children Eat Apples! Year 4 will be improving their ukulele skills by learning new notes and playing increasingly complex pieces of music. Don’t forget to practise at home!
Art & Design Technology
Tokyo are hosting the next Olympic games. Year 4 will be helping to design and create an Olympic torch and wreath.
Religious Education
Year 4 will be considering moral dilemmas and the best choice to make in the eyes of religion.
Geography
How high is Mount Olympus? Year 4 will be learning about the impact of hosting an Olympic Games on the physical and human geography of a city.
Physical Education
4CV will continue swimming in preparation for their final swimming assessments. 4LE and 4JA will be practising their athletics skills!
French
As-tu des animaux? Year 4 will be learning the vocabulary to speak about their favourite animals in French.
BASICS
In assemblies this term KS2 will hear stories about kindness. They will also learn about being good sportsmen and women in readiness for Sports Day.
PSHCE
Growing Up
This half term the children will explore the human life cycle. In addition, the children will identify some facts about puberty and explore how this is linked to reproduction.
Enrichment
Plan, make, sell! Year 4 will take part in their EE week and additional challenge day which will require great determination and teamwork. Additionally, Year 4 will participate in their Sports Day!
Global Citizenship
Year 4 will be comparing the Ancient Olympics to the modern day games and seeing how international events can help bring world-wide unity.

Mr Almond

Miss Voden

Mrs Palmer

Mrs Maxwell

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