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Year 4 2023 - 2024

Mrs Ainsworth

Mrs Ainsworth

Spring Term

Happy New Year!  We hope that you had a fantasitc Christmas and are rested and ready for another exciting term in Year 4. 

In our first half term, Spring 1, we are going to look at a story with a dilemma, Balaclava Boy and the children will have a go at writing their own.  We will also look at the art of persuasion and how this can be achieved linguistically through wriitng.  

In maths we are going to focus on 'Length and Perimeter',  'Multiplication and Division' and 'Fractions and Decimals' as our mains topic, but will also keep practising our multiplication tables as well as practising lots of different arithmetic skills on a daily basis. 

In music, we will continue to learn to play the ocarina.  Watch out for any upcoming performances!

In Art, our topic is Sculpture and 3-D which will include explore how different materials can be shaped and joined and learning about techniques used by artists as diverse as Barbara Hepworth and Sokari Douglas-Camp, and the children will create their own sculptures

This term, we will have PE on Mondays and Wednesdays, so kits need to be worn.  The topics are Striking and Field and Dance/Gymnastics.  

On Friday, there will be a weekly spelling test and a multiplication test.  In addition, homework will be due on Wednesdays and may be found either on Google Classroom or in a homework book on a Friday. 

For any further information about this term’s timetable or topics, please consult our Curriculum Overview below.  






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