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Sandhurst, Berkshire

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Year 4

Teamwork makes the dream work! Year 4 had tons of fun with their team building exercises in the woods

Welcome to Year 4 - Winners of the 2020 KS2 Walk to School Golden Boot!

 

Class Teacher: Ms J Badhan

Support Staff: Mrs H McComish and Mrs L Nurton

 

Year 4 Topics

Year Four will continue their learning in Spring learning about the classification of organisms in their Science unit 'Living things and their habitats'. In the Summer term, we will benefit fromlocal walks to learn about the history of Sandhurst from 1812 to learn about how our village has changed over the past 200 years. Our exciting class reads for the Spring term are 'The Lion, The With and the Wardrobe' and 'Just So Stories' by Rudyard Kipling which will form the basis of our guided reading and some English work. Our non fiction writing will take the form of biographies, where pupils will learn about the strucutural features of this genre as well as learning about key role models. RE this year will test pupils' attitudes to sacrifice and giving things up, in the run up to Lent and Easter. In maths, we will continue to review our work on addition, subtraction and times tables, with a greater emphasis on fractions and decimals. 

 

Homework

Alternating Maths and English homework will be sent home every week on a Tuesday and then marked the following Tuesday. Please remind your child to bring in their Homework book every Tuesday so new English or Maths sheets can be stuck in! 

 

Spellings will be handed out every week. Children will be given 10 spellings to learn, plus 5 bonus words, and a spelling test will take place every Tuesday.

 

In addition to this set homework, each week your child should read aloud everyday their reading record books must signed with a comment. The class reading challenge is exciting, so please refer to the back of your child's reading record to see what the challenges are.

 

Class Routines

PE will take place on a Monday PM with Mr Boardman and Wednesday PM with the class teacher. Due to the current situation, both PE sessions will take place outdoors, and for ease, we will allow children to come to school wearing their PE kits - please ensure the correct kit is worn by the children. Earrings and watches must be removed prior to each PE lesson. Children are encouraged to bring two water bottles on PE days, since refilling at water fountains is no longer possible under the current restrictions.

 

Useful websites

 

Writing Inspiration

Spelling Help

Times Tables

Mathsbot

Mathaids

Pobble 

Readtheory

BBC Skillswise - advice for parents who want to help with homework

BBC Bitesize

Interactive teaching programmes (maths)

Interactive teaching clock

Times tables games

Once upon a picture

Calypso Carol soundtrack

 

Useful Information

Class Photos

Christmas Carol

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Easter service 2021

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