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Excellence Everyday

Year 4

 

Teacher

Miss E.Hunter

Learning Assistant

Mrs N.Wood

Learning Assistant

Mrs K.Bradley

Learning Assistant

Mrs M.Friar

About the class...

Class Teacher - Miss Hunter

Learning Assistants - Mrs N Wood, Mrs M. Friar and Mrs K, Bradley

Year 4 is an exciting year as the children are preparing for Upper Juniors and the roles and responsibilities they will gain. In Year 4 the children are always encouraged to strive for excellence both independently and as part of a team. 

Learning Environment:

We have a safe, caring learning environment where children’s individual talents and achievements are recognised and built upon.  We have both  Numeracy and Literacy working walls and the children are encouraged to develop their independence by accessing the resources when necessary. We have three class computers and have access to 15 laptops and ipads each week, enabling us to have lots of opportunities to develop our computing skills.

Literacy and Numeracy

Literacy and Numeracy are taught daily and are often incorporated into other lessons. The activities we complete range from practical to written and they are always differentiated to cater for the different learning needs of the children. Our Literacy lessons are taught around a book such as 'Robin Hood'. We use the text to explore grammatical features and to provide us with inspiration for exploring and writing different text types.

Topics:

We learn about lots of exciting topics through the Learning Challenge Curriculum, such as What were the Romans so powerful? What happens to the food we eat? and Why is the River Mersey so important to Liverpool? To enhance our learning, we aim to take part in exciting trips, such as visiting Norton Priory Museum, have the opportunity to learn a woodwind instrument. Click on the 'Curriculum Overview' document, for more information.

Additional Information:

Music lesson- Thursday morning. (Please remember to bring your instrument)

Homework is set on a Friday and should be handed in by the following Friday.

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 Year 4 Long Term Plan 2018-19 .pdfDownload
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Music Stars Of The Week

Well done to our latest music stars. We are very proud of your progress!

This year we will be learning to play the clarinet. During their first lesson, Year 4 learned how to assemble their clarinets and played rhythm games, which they loved.

Year 4 enjoyed designing and making their very own Egyptian jewellery.