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Welcome to Year 4

Class Teacher: Mrs. Van Linden
Teaching Assistants : Mrs. Beard, Mrs. Fenton, Mrs. Vincent

 

News:

Years 3 and 4 have started a project to share smiles throughout the community.  We have made “smile stones” and have been tasked with hiding them in and around our community over half term.  The smile stones have been designed to make people who find them smile.  We very much hope that they are well received by the community and we look forward to anyone who finds them sharing the details on our school Facebook page.  See the photos section below for a sneak peak at the designs to look out for when you are out and about.

 

Please note that after May half term our PE and swimming days will be swapping - PE will be on Wednesdays and Swimming on Thursdays.

 

Year 4 have been lucky enough to go on quite a number educational visits this year (Fradley Junction canal workshops, the trip to Wall Roman settlement, The Museum of Cannock Chase and our residential at Beaudesert).  We’ve also been out walking and had visits from the RSPB and ‘The Granville Boys’ coal miners.  (See the photos section below). Even though we’ve already done so much, Mrs Van Linden and Mrs Hare are planning even more adventures.

 

This term, groups of Year 4 are spending some afternoons out on the canal in our school canoes.

 

Reminders:

Mondays – Bring in swimming kit and P.E. kit for the week (PE is on Wednesdays, we swim on Thursdays).

Tuesdays – Canoeing (small groups as per letters home) and homework must be returned.

Wednesday -  PE

Thursday - Swimming

Fridays - Musical instruments needed in school and homework is sent home.

 

This term we are:

-Reading “There’s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom” and continuing to develop our fabulous narrative writing skills.

-Focussing upon problem solving, “outer maths” skills (measurement, area, time, money, etc.) and the 12 times table in Maths

-Investigating human impact upon the environment in Science.

-Continuing our learning about local history and geography.

-Exploring and doing our own computer programming.

-Looking at the works of Banksy and drawing portraits in our art sessions.

-Looking at description and families in French.

 

See the photos below for more.

 

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House Points

This week the Year 4 house point totals are:

Oak:   1215

Ash:   1218

Elm:   1186

 

Our favourite websites

Below are links to some of Year 4's favourite sites and activities.

Year 4 Enterprises present their latest handmade product

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Setting Description Videos

 

We wrote descriptions of a location that could be included in a story.  We found that they were very relaxing to listen to.  Close your eyes and imagine...

 

KG Setting Description Video

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MS Setting Description Video

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OH Setting Description

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MJW Setting Description

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KB Setting

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CH Setting

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TB Setting

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MF Setting

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KiB Setting

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EGJ Setting

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CRS Setting

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KR Setting

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ChB Setting

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RD Setting

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BT Setting

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ChE Setting

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RS Setting

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TC Setting

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MH Setting

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