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Welcome to Year Four!

This year, our classes are named after famous authors.

Dr Seuss class are taught by Mrs Sharif and Miss Brown

Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American children's author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Doctor Seuss

Levine class are taught by Mr Hirsch and Mrs Abid

Levine

Year 4 : Things to Know

Times Table Test

In year 4 we have a new Times table test due in June. Here is a page that fully explains what it will be and look like and contain: 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/multiplication-tables-check-development-process

To prepare our children for this we have been using Times table Rockstars. Now this is not just something that they can use at school, they can also use this at home on PC's, Laptops, tablets and even smart phones. 

https://ttrockstars.com/site/index 

Indoor Shoes

All children need a pair of indoor shoes or pumps to wear inside.

Homework

Log book, Spellings, Grammar and Arithmetic 

Homework is sent out on a Friday and due back the following Wednesday, this will include Arithmetic and spelling and we test these on a Wednesday.

PE and Swimming Kit

Please make sure your child has the appropriate PE kit. This includes plain jogging bottoms or shorts, a plain t-shirt or long sleeved top and trainers or pumps.

For swimming, children need an appropriate swimming costume, towel and goggles (if necessary). Please do not bring shampoo.

Some helpful documents to support learning in Year 4

This half term, our topic is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We will be incorporating this within our writing in Literacy and our art. 

This is our Long Term Plan for the year ahead. If you have any questions regarding our learning, please talk to the class teachers.

Below are the Maths guidance for ways of calculating in year 4.

In Maths, we cover many different areas and return to them regularly to consolidate and move the children's learning onto the next level. The link below shows a summary of the main areas of Maths to be covered in each block throughout year 4.

Year 4 Mathematics Termly Overview

This Autumn term we will be covering unit 1 of Block A,B,C,D and E. The following links show the specific objectives for each block.

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block A Objectives

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block B Objectives

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block C Objectives

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block D Objectives

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block E Objectives

Please see the following links for help with our calculation policy for each of the four calculations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and subtraction.

Addition Y4 Blenheim

Subtraction Y4 Blenheim

Multiplication Y4 Blenheim

Division Y4 Blenheim