Our scheduled Library sessions for this half term are Thursday 20th January, Thursday 10th February and Thursday 10th March. Please ensure your child has their library book to return on these days.
Year 4 did so well during their first Swim session. They were able to follow instructions whilst travelling to and from the Leisure Centre and also during their lessons. Thank you Parents/Carers for your support.
PE days are now on Mondays and Wednesdays. Children will need to wear their PE kits on Mondays. Children will need to wear their swimwear underneath their uniform on Wednesdays.
Swimming starts this Wednesday
We suggest children wear their swim costume underneath their uniform.
Please ensure your child has the following items in their swim bag;
- A towel
- A swim hat if needed
- Under garments (underwear/ knickers) to put on after their swim lesson
All children must wear appropriate swimwear. For girls this would be a swimming costume, one or two piece. (No bikinis please). Boys can either wear swimming trunks or fitted swimming shorts that are above the knee and do not inhibit movement.
Jewellery should be removed unless consent has been provided concerning the wearing of jewellery for cultural and religious reasons. Long hair must be tied back. Swimming hats are encouraged for hygiene and may help keep long hair as dry as possible.
A note giving permission for your child to wear goggles is needed for school swim lessons.
Please note that even though consent may have been given, the swimming teacher still reserves the right to ask the child to remove their goggles or jewellery should they have a justified reason for doing so.
If you have any concerns or queries, please contact the school office/ email/ phone us.
Year 4 start Swimming lessons on Wednesday 12th January. You should have received an email via Parent Pay. Please contact the office if you would like further details.
Happy New Year!
We hope you all had a wonderful, safe and restful Christmas break. We would like to update you regarding our Shared Reading text selection for this half term. We will now be reading Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Christmas Party - Thursday 16th December (Afternoon)
We are asking that children bring in a small carton/bottle of drink (no fizzy drinks please) and a snack for themselves. Due to Covid 19 things are slightly different this year, unfortunately, there will be no sharing of food. Children may come in non-uniform, dressed ready for the festivities.
It has been wonderful to meet so many of you this week. We hope you are pleased with the updates about your child's learning and school life.
Dates for your diary
Godly Play will be restarting this year! Year 4 will have their first session on Monday 6th December.
Year 4 will also be having a Viking day at school on Thursday 9th December. More information to follow soon.
Please note our class email address for non - urgent queries is
This email address is not checked daily. Any urgent queries or messages should be passed onto a member of staff on gate duty.
Learning objectives in Maths.
We will be learning the following in Maths this week -
- Multiply and divide by 6
- 6 times tables and division facts
- Multiply and divide by 9
- 9 times tables
- Multiply and divide by 7
Please encourage your child to practise their times table knowledge and to log onto TTRS. We are able to tailor learning from their scores and support them further in class.
Cardboard box request
I have asked the children to bring in a small empty cardboard box for tomorrow. We are going to make prototype money containers. Boxes such as Maltesers, tea and cereal boxes will work. Please do not worry if you haven't got one spare.
Thank you for your support.
Maths block - Multiplication and Division
Over the next couple of weeks your child will learn the following objectives -
Multiply by 10
Multiply by 100
Divide by 10
Divide by 100
Multiply by 1 and 0
Divide by 1 and itself
Multiply and divide by 3
The 3 time stables
Multiply and divide by 6
6 times table and division facts
We have also been focusing on recapping times tables through many games and songs.
Remembrance Day Assembly
You can now watch Year 4's assembly via your child's Teams account. Once you log onto Teams, you will need to click on the Stream app where you can watch the assembly. Your child's password for Teams should be the same as Purple Mash unless you have changed it. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the assembly.
Purses and Wallets - Money Containers
During this half term in Design and Technology, the children will be learning about Money Containers. I have asked the children to bring in a wallet or purse for Tuesday 9th November. We will be focusing and looking at designs. (No money/contents inside please)
Remembrance Day Assembly
The children have worked hard and you will be able to view the assembly via Teams this week. More information will be shared with you in the next few days.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Library sessions for the remaining Autumn term are on Thursday 28th October, 18th November and 9th December. Please ensure your child brings back their Library book to make an exchange for another book.
Year 4's Remembrance Day Assembly is on Wednesday 10th November via Teams. You will be able to watch the assembly via Teams just like you did for the Mothers day assembly when your child was in Year 3. The children have been working very hard for the assembly.
Maths - Autumn 2
We are currently finishing our learning block on Addition and Subtraction. After half term, the children will be learning about Measurement - Length and Perimeter. Please see the learning objectives below. Suggested websites are in the Homework star tab.
During this block your child will learn the following -
Recap – Equivalent lengths, m and cm
Recap – Equivalent lengths – mm and cm
Recap – Add lengths
Recap – Subtract lengths
Recap – Measure Perimeter
Perimeter on a grid
Perimeter of a rectangle
Please note that Year 4's PE days are now on Mondays and Thursdays for the Autumn term. We are outside on Mondays (weather dependent) and inside the hall on Thursdays.