Class 4P 2016 - 2017

Mr Parish

Year 4 Teacher & Deputy Head

4P is taught by Mr Parish and Mrs Wilde, our HLTA, on Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon.

 

Our theme for this Term...from Macclesfield to Europe!

In Year 4 this term, will be continuing our adventure in Geography from Macclesfield to Europe. We will be using maps and atlases to locate places near and far and researching physical features. In English and Maths we will be building on your previous learning and be exploring narratives and continuing to develop your maths knowledge and skills. Please look through the curriculum overview for Summer Term to find out what other exciting things we will be learning.

In science, children will be finding out about animals including humans. We will be looking at the digestive system, food chains teeth etc.

Please look at our curriculum overview for summer for more information.

Homework

We encourage children to read as often as possible at home, or for you to read to them. Please let us know how they doing through making a note in their homework diary.

Homework will be given out every Friday and is to come in by the following Wednesday. Please let us know if your child found anything particulary tricky. Homework should take about 20 minutes (unless they're so absorbed they want to keep working!). If, after this time, the homework is becoming a battle, please send it back into school where we will help your child with it.

As children are required to know their multiplication tables up to 12x12 by the end of Year 4, a key area of focus is to develop our multiplication tables knowledge and become Times Table Tigers! Strong multiplication table knowledge is crucial in many areas of maths and children should be able to recall these quickly and confidently. On top of your child's weekly mathematics homework, children should spend some time each week practising their times tables. Please enjoy exploring the times table activities below:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

http://www.mad4maths.com/4_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

http://www.mad4maths.com/8_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/interactive.htm

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-multiplication.html

Have you found some other fun times table activities? Come and let us know - 4P would love to hear about them.

Please click on the link below and spend some time exploring the range of fun and exciting spelling, punctuation and grammar activities avaliable:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

4Ps Week at a Glance

Monday

PE (PE kits to be kept in school - navy shorts and a white school PE t-shirt)

Tuesday

Learning Logs returned

Brass music lessons (Please ensure instruments are brought in.)

Wednesday

Homework handed in

Thursday

Games - please ensure outdoor games kits are brought in -  navy tracksuit and a white school PE t-shirt.

Friday

Learning Logs and other homework given out

Golden Time!

 

 

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