Welcome to Year Four
Miss Wells & Miss Lupton
Mrs Breedon & Mrs Willis
In Term 2, Mrs Willis and Mrs Staines will be running intervention groups. If your child is in one of these groups, you will receive a letter detailing the work that will be covered and how you can support at home.
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PE will take place on Wednesdays (indoor) and Thursdays (outdoor). Please make sure you child has a full PE kit including daps or trainers.
Tuesday 31st October - Parents' Evening
Wednesday 1st November - Parents' Evening
Friday 1st December - Training Day
Friday 15th December - Last day of Term 2
Links to our Term 2 overviews
Maths overview - external link
Each week, children and adults can nominate someone that they think deserves to receive the assembly award. We will send a note home the day before if your child will be receiving a certificate.
Homework & Additional Learning
All children should read at home at least 3 times a week and complete all homework tasks to earn homework reward. Children may earn up to 1 point per day that they read.
Points target for Term 1
Homework - 6 Reading - 15
Lists are given out on Fridays. Every week of spellings work completed and handed in is worth a homework point.
All spellings for Term 2 can be found below:
/shun/ ~sion (root words ending 'se' 'de' or 'd')
/shuhn/ ~ssion (root words ending in 'ss' or 'mit')
/shuhn/ ~tion (root words ending 't' or 'te' or no root)
/shuhn/ ~cian (root words ening 'c' or 'cs')
letter pattern 'ough' to sound as /o/ /oo/ or /or/
a selection from the statutory Y3&4 word list
Our topic was What did the Vikings do? with history being our main focus. We also learnt about the Anglo-Saxons and the epic poem Beowulf and Grendel. In science, we used the school grounds to find out about sound and in DT, we learnt about nutrition and healthy meals.
Our spellings covered...
/or/ being spelt 'au' and 'augh'
the prefixes in~, im~, il~, ir~
homophones including medal and meddle
as well as a range of words from the statutory Y3&4 spelling list which you can download here.