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Welcome to Year Four!

In Year Four there are two classes: 4AL and 4SW.

The class teachers are Mrs Lloyd and Miss Walker.

Mrs Carman, Miss Cooke, Miss Adcock and Mrs Hough are our Teaching Assistants. Mrs Curran will also provide reading and language support across the year group. Mrs Howie and Miss Whiston will cover PPA sessions. 

If you wish to contact the class teachers, please use the following email addresses:    

sam.walker@hungerfordacademy.org      mandi.lloyd@hungerfordacademy.org

Both classes are accessed before and after school from the Year 6  entrance on the junior playground .

  

Essentials:

Children need to have a P.E. kit in school which consists of a white or blue T-shirt, shorts and school pumps, plus joggers and trainers for outside.

A pair of Wellington boots should also be brought into school for Outdoor Education which is on Thursdays. 

Children need reading books and reading records in school every day. Reading books should be brought in school book bags and will be stored in classroom trays. 

What we do:

Everyday the children take part in fun and exciting activities to promote their learning. We undertake daily SPaG, Literacy and Maths lessons. We also underpin our learning with ICT through using iPads in class. Once a fortnight we work with Mr Bean for an Outdoor Learning activity (Thursday afternoons) and we promote physical activity through formal P.E. lessons and making other lessons as active as possible! 

We adopt a thematic approach to our learning and endeavour to link as many lessons as possible to our topic. 

 

 Homework:

Children are expected to read daily and we encourage comments (yours and theirs) to be made in reading journals. Reading really is integral to your child's learning so please do read at home. Please complete the reading activities listed at the front of the reading journal.

Spellings are set for the half term and are tested weekly on a Friday. Please encourage your child to practise every day.  There will be a short spelling task each week for children to complete using their groups' spellings.

Homework will be set on a Friday and children are expected to return their books on the following Wednesday. 

Topic homework is set once per term and will vary depending on the topic.

 

Topics

Our Summer Term topic is ' Rumble in the Rainforest' and will cover the location, cilmate and structure of rainforests . In Science, we will identify and name plants and animals. We will also explore classification keys and how animals adapt to their environments .

In our Literacy lessons, we will discover more about Rainforests in our imaginative text ''The Great Kapok Tree'.