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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.

 

Follow us on Twitter @Y4Oaktree or see our Twitter feed below for the most up to date information.

 

General Notices

PE will take place on Wednesdays (indoor) and Thursdays (outdoor). Please make sure you child has a full PE kit including daps or trainers.

 

Dates

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

Literacy overview

Maths overview - external link

Topic overview

 

Assembly Awards

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

Spellings 

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:

Week 1

/shun/ ~sion (root words ending 'se' 'de' or 'd')

 

expansion

extension

comprehension

tension

corrosion

supervision

fusion

conclusion

persuasion

suspension

 

Week 2

/shuhn/ ~ssion (root words ending in 'ss' or 'mit')

expression

discussion

confession

permission

admission

transmission

possession

profession

depression

impression

 

Week 3

/shuhn/ ~tion (root words ending 't' or 'te' or no root)

invention

injection

action

question

mention

attraction

translation

devotion

position

solution

 

Week 4

/shuhn/ ~cian (root words ening 'c' or 'cs')

musician

politician

electrician

magician

dietician

mathematician

statistician

technician

clinician

beautician

 

Week 5

letter pattern 'ough' to sound as /o/ /oo/ or /or/

though

although

dough

through

thought

breakthrough

bought

brought

fought

ought

 

Week 6

a selection from the statutory Y3&4 word list

interest

experiment

potatoes

favourite

material

imagine

opposite

promise

minute

increase

 

 

Previous Learning

Term 1

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.