Year 4 

Spring 2 Topics and Activities

This half term the topics for Year 4 are ‘The Good the Bad and the Ugly’ and ‘Sounding Off’. The first theme looks at the way we relate to each other along with how our actions affect others. We’ll look at social issues like litter and vandalism along with parks and woodlands. We’ll explore graffiti and sculpture. The second theme is a science based idea where we explore the concept of sound. We’ll also think about how choices of words matter and that it’s ok to have an opinion. Let’s hope all our words of wisdom stick!

Life in Year Four

P.E.

P.E takes place on Monday mornings and Tuesday afternoons.

We will have various coaches coming in to work with the children on Monday afternoons during the year.

Children will need to have their P.E kits (indoor and outdoor) in school on a Monday morning and leave them in school for the week due to potential changes in P.E lessons. 

Swimming

Children in Year 4 will start to go swimming after Easter. They will need their swimming kits on a Thursday which must include a swimming hat and goggles. (A letter will be sent home with more details.) 

 

Cloakroom

The children have their own individual locker in the cloakroom. Consequently their coat,  P.E. bag and school bag all need to fit in their locker easily so that the locker door will close with ease.

If the weather is bad and the children need to wear wellington boots to school these can be placed under the sinks. The children will then need school shoes, indoor shoes or their  trainers to wear inside the building.

 

Homework

Homework is set on Wednesday and needs to comes back on the following Wednesday.
Each week there will be  small English and Maths challenges and a spelling test.
The nature of these will depend on the current focus of work in the classroom.
Children who complete their homework on time will get a DOJO award.