Year 4 - Amsterdam 2023 - 2024
Welcome to Year 4
Welcome to the Spring term in Year 4 and a big thank you for all of your lovely Christmas wishes and gifts.
The children are all happy and settled after their break and are tackling their new challenges with an impressive level of maturity.
Our topic this term is ‘The Ancient Greeks.’ We will learn about life in Ancient Greece, make comparisons with the ancient civilisations we have explored so far, and will also be learning about the geography of Greece and its mountains.
As it has been tricky to source an effective local visit for this topic, we will be having an ancient Greece outreach day at the end of February. This means, in effect, that the visit wil come to us and the children will benefit from expert outside teaching, activities and an opportunity to handle real artefacts. As such, this will incur a cost. Details will be sent nearer the time.
Please see the newsletter in the file below to find out more information about our learning this term!
Please ensure that your child uses this at least twice each week.
Please encourage your child to use this daily for ten minutes of multiplication practise.
We now have only a few months until the Year 4 times tables assessment test!
Children have their Century login to help practise and devlop maths and English skills. https://www.century.tech/
Book changing day-Monday
Spellings given out and tested - Friday (Please have spelling books in school)
The key words that your child is expected to be able to spell by the end of Year 4 are listed in the file below!
Homework will be given on Thursday to be returned by Tuesday
Homework and spellings will be put on the Google classroom each week
Regular/ daily multiplication practise is also highly reccommended in preparation for the end of Year 4 national times tables test! (Use the links above!)
PE- Monday (and Tuesday until October half term) See file below for expected kit
Swimming- Friday (this half term only) Please note that the bus leaves at 9:00am
Please help us by ensuring that your child has the correct books /kit / work/ equipment in school each day! Thank you!
Snacks are not provided but the children are often hungry by break time.
Please send in a fruit snack daily.
Please also remember that water bottles are essential in class each day!
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