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Year 4 Autumn 1

This half term we are learning:

  • Maths: Number and place value
  • English: Poetry (Free verse), a fantasy story (Charlie and the Chocolate factory), persuasive writing (TV adverts)
  • Science: States of matter
  • Topic: The Maya civilisation
  • RE: God, the Creation story, Harvest festival
  • PSHE: Community
  • Art/DT: Designing and making chocolate bars
  • PE (Tuesdays): Ball games
  • ICT: E-safety, typing and changing text, copying images

Dates to note:

12th October: Harvest festival

19th October: Trip to York Chocolate Factory

PE lessons are on Wednesdays.

 

Mrs Hallworth

Year 4 Fun in the Sun!

Castleton

Year 4 Summer 2

This half term we are learning:

  • Maths:Data handling and statistics
  • English: Poetry(Acrostic Poems), wishing stories
  • Science: Electricity
  • Topic:Romans
  • RE: Pentecost and Sikhism
  • PSHE: Thankfulness
  • Art/DT: Making Roman shields,mosaics and a model of the Coliseum
  • PE (Mondays): Rugby and Athletics
  • ICT: Collect, evaluate and present data

Dates to note:

19th-21st June: Residential

23rd June: Visit to Lapage Primary School

7th July: Sports Day

11th July: Lapage primary to visit St Paul’s

14th July; French Day

PE lessons are now on Monday with a rugby coach

Toothpaste!

Year 4 has been learning about famous scientists and their inventions.

This week we learnt about Washington Sheffield and his invention of modern toothpaste as we know it today. The children made their own toothpaste and tested it against shop bought toothpaste.

Tell me something that you have learnt Year 4!

Mrs Durrani

 

Year 4 Summer 1

This half-term we are learning:

  • English: Portal stories and recounts
  • Maths: Fractions and decimals
  • Science: Scientists and inventors
  • Topic: All around the world
  • RE: Hymns and religious songs, Ascension Day, Pentecost
  • PSHE: Responsibility and resourcefulness
  • PE: Rugby, stricking and fielding
  • ICT: Communication and collaboration
  • French: Body parts, going to the doctor’s

Please note that PE lessons are on Thursdays and that the children need both outdoor and indoor PE kits in school.

Year 4 Topic (Global Food)

Year 4 have learned where some food come from in our Topic lessons. They really enjoyed baking and making dishes and typical food from China, France and Germany.

Well done Year 4!

Mrs Hallworth

Lego Robots!

In ICT, Year 4 have been learning how to build simple programs using Scratch. We have developed our skills and enjoyed programming Lego robots. We have also designed algorithms for our ‘sphero’ ball. Year 4 had fun designing and exploring programs!

What was your favourite activity?

Well done Year 4!

Mrs Durrani

Buying Fruit in French

Want to go to France and buy fresh fruit at the market?

Then take year 4 children with you and they’ll do all the talking!

Well done Year 4 !

Mrs Hallworth