Welcome to Armstrong class Miss Daltrey is our teacher and Mrs Storey is our Teaching Assistant!

Welcome to Year 4. Our teacher is Miss Daltrey. Mrs Storey is our teaching assistant in Year 4.

Our topic for Autumn 1 is ‘I am Warrior!’ where we shall be learning all about the Romans. We will be looking at Mount Vesuvias and Boudicca throughout the topic. Do you know any interesting facts about the Romans?

During English in Autumn 1, we shall be writing historical narratives based on the story ‘Escape from Pompeii’. We will then be writing recounts both in 3rd and 1st person based on Boudicca and being a Roman soldier. Then finally we will be writing instructions for Roman food/craft.

During Maths in Autumn 1, our topics are negative numbers, place value and counting in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 100, written methods for addition and subtraction, classifying and comparing shapes and time. We will be focusing on problem solving throughout all topics and developing our reasoning skills.

Our science topic for Autumn 1 is ‘Electricity’. We will be looking at where electricity comes from and creating our own circuits.

Mrs Anderson will be teaching on a Tuesday. In RE, the topic for Autumn 1 is ‘Christian Journeys’.

Year 4 have PE on a Tuesday morning with Mr Frary and on a Thursday afternoon with Miss Daltrey.


 

Information and reminders

·         PE kit needs to be in school every day.

·         Home learning tasks are set at the start of each term. Home learning can be brought into school on any day.

·         Children should read for at least 10 minutes a night. Please remember to sign your child’s reading diary.

·         Children need to regularly practice their multiplication tables.

·           Spellings are now given out at the beginning of the term. There are 20 spellings to learn. Children will be tested on a random 5 each Friday. At the end of the term, children will be tested on all 20.

“I like the learning we are doing because I like electricity”
Oliver
“The books corner is really good because there are lots of books in there and I really like reading”
Kacey-Louise

Information and reminders

Information and reminders

  • PE kit needs to be in school every day
  • We have PE on Tuesday and Thursday
  • Spellings will be given out on a Friday and there will be a weekly test on the following Friday.
  • Home learning is sent out at the start of the term and can be brought in at any point throughout the term. We would like minimum of one piece per term.  Children need to regularly practise their multiplication tables
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