Welcome back to the Autumn Term!
We have a fun packed term ahead of us!
We will be learning about place value in maths and in literacy the story of Harry, a WW2 evacuee. We will also be evacuating the class and leaving Hereford!
In science we will be learning about caring for our teeth and how our food is digested. Our family tree and God's family is the focus in RE. The Saxons are the history focus with a trip planned to Hereford Cathedral to uncover the place where a Saxon child's remains were found a few years ago. The stained glass windows in the cathedral will also be the focal point for the art theme this term. We will be designing our own! Lastly, get your hockey skills ready for PE.
Column addition and subtraction are the focus in maths, followed by multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100. The Great Chocoplot, one of Year 4 recommended reads, is our literacy book for this half-term - what will happen if the world runs out of chocolate? We will be designing our own new SFX chocolate bar and making it! In science we will be learning about states of matter and how things change their state depending on temperature. Let’s melt that chocolate!
Finally, the real meaning of Advent and the Christmas story is explored in the RE topic gift.
Please visit our class blog where we upload photos and work from the children.
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We are running a 20 minutes a day reading challenge. An adult will read to your child for at least 10 minutes a day in school - can you match it at home?
Reading records will be checked every Thursday afternoon - please make sure an adult has signed them daily. To be a monthly book worm, you must have it signed.
Please read every night to an adult and talk about what has happened in your book.
There is an excellent choice of books on this website: https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/new-book-releases/school-reading-list-books-of-the-month/
Don't forget to keep practising your times tables - you will need to answer each question in 6 seconds for the Times Table Check in June. It really supports your calculation and problem solving.
We are using Learning Logs for homework and roughly each fortnight you will undertake some research to support your topic learning. There will also be times tables to learn.
Spellings are based on the Year 3 and 4 word list (see below). They will be given out on Thursday and the test will be on the following Tuesday.
Please have your summer and winter PE kit in school at all times. We will try to get outside as much as possible even if it is a bit chilly.
Maths homework will be set using Mymaths