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Welcome to Year 4 Learning

Key information for children, parents and carers

Year 4 Curriculum Map

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. 4CR will need their swimming kit.

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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).

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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

Have you ever read an advert which has made you fall asleep? Well, you’re in for a surprise with the engaging adverts Year 4 will be producing. Persuasive adverts, trailers, letters and posters will be the focus of this term. We will also be Olympic journalists as we write Newspaper recounts of the Ancient Greek games.

Year 4 will be learning about ‘tricky words’ to prepare them for Year 5, so practise your homophones and silent letters at home. We will be reading ‘Flaming Olympics’ as our class text.

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

Can you crack the code? Year 4 will be developing their coding skills by making a game using Scratch.

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 the gods of the Ancient Greek world and exploring their own beliefs and values.

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

4CD will continue swimming in preparation for their final swimming assessments.

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

Splish, splash, splosh! Year 4 will be visiting the London Wetlands Centre to see the impact of migration first-hand.

We will be participating in Sports Day this term.

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 Reading

Miss Denyer

Mr Gohil

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