Welcome to Year 4 Owls Class Summer Term 2024  

Mrs Savage, Mrs Richardson and Miss Kaimina welcome you!

The Summer Term is jam packed full of exciting learning opportunities. 

Iron Man by Ted Hughes
We are reading... -  'The Iron Giant' by Ted Hughes. This book tells the story about an unexpected arrival in England of a giant "metal man" of unknown origin who rains destruction on the countryside by eating industrial farm equipment, before befriending a small boy and defending the world from a dragon from outer space.
We are reading...

'The Iron Giant' by Ted Hughes. This book tells the story about an unexpected arrival in England of a giant "metal man" of unknown origin who rains destruction on the countryside by eating industrial farm equipment, before befriending a small boy and defending the world from a dragon from outer space.

Maths
This term, - Year 4 will be learning about how to manipulate fractions: making them equivalent, changing them from improper to mixed (and vis-versa), adding and subtracting fractions.  After fractions, we will be learning about decimals: how to plot them on a number line, about tenths, hundredths and how to divide by 100. Exciting learning ahead!
This term,

Year 4 will be learning about how to manipulate fractions: making them equivalent, changing them from improper to mixed (and vis-versa), adding and subtracting fractions. After fractions, we will be learning about decimals: how to plot them on a number line, about tenths, hundredths and how to divide by 100. Exciting learning ahead!

Curriculum
Invaders and Settlers - ROMANS - Do we consider the Romans as heroes or villains?
Invaders and Settlers - ROMANS

Do we consider the Romans as heroes or villains?

Science
Living Things and their Habitats - Conservation - In this topic, Year 4 will be learning about: ecosystems, the impact on the environment through deforestation, air pollution, water pollution, how we can conserve water and understand how humans can have a positive impact on nature.
Living Things and their Habitats - Conservation

In this topic, Year 4 will be learning about: ecosystems, the impact on the environment through deforestation, air pollution, water pollution, how we can conserve water and understand how humans can have a positive impact on nature.

MFL
Spanish - Year 4 will be learning different phrases and building on our previous vocabulary to enable year 4 to have a conversation. .
Spanish

Year 4 will be learning different phrases and building on our previous vocabulary to enable year 4 to have a conversation. .

Art
Powerful Prints - Year 4 will creating a large piece of artwork linked to our English book, The Iron Man. We will be using a range of media: charcoal, paint and chalks.
Powerful Prints

Year 4 will creating a large piece of artwork linked to our English book, The Iron Man. We will be using a range of media: charcoal, paint and chalks.

P.E.
Remember to wear the correct uniform. - P.E. is on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Remember to wear the correct uniform.

P.E. is on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Homework in Year 4

Homework is set on a Thursday and is handed in the following Thursday.

Maths - linked to learning happening in the class.

Times Tables Practice - TTRockstars practise using soundcheck

Spellings - please practise at home.  Spelling tests are every Thursday. 

Read at least 3 times a week.

Doodle Learn

See below for this term's spellings:

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Useful websites and Curriculum Overview for Year 4:

Useful websites:

Purple Mash https://www.purplemash.com/sch/livingstone

Times Tables Rockstars https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Accelerated Reader

https://ukhosted27.renlearn.co.uk/2232240/

Twinkl https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub 

Gooseberry Planet https://system.gooseberryplanet.com/#/

Extension activities https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ 

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