Year 4

Riverford Farm 2018
Welcome to Class 4
Greetings from your class teacher: Miss Lucas 
Our terrific TAs are Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Kelly
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Where would you choose to build a city?
We built skyscrapers for our imaginary cities
Our learning journey this half term...
How could we survive without water? This term, the children will be looking at states of matter and the water cycle. The children will classify liquids, solids and gases in a practical experiment and write a poem about the water cycle.
Class 4 will be looking at proportional reasoning and geometry this term. The children will also spend extra time practising their remaining minute maths challenges in preparation for the next academic year.

 The focus for RE this term is Pentecost, the children will spend time role-playing, re-telling and exploring the event of Pentecost.
This term, the children will also be swimming every morning for the next three weeks. This is part of the Year 4 PE National Curriculum. 
The lovely life caravan 
On March the 8th and 9th Andy from the life education center came in and talked to us about the human body and teeth in the life caravan. There was a very funny giraffe called Harold and the children were very pleased to meet him!
Robotics workshop @ Plymouth University
Science 'Eggsperiment'
Testing the effects of sugary drinks on boiled eggs.
Terrific teeth
Today, we had a visit from Karen who told us how important it is to brush our teeth. Class4 have become dental buddies and their job is to share this message with the rest of the school. Watch this space!
We love Pizza Express
Class 4 spent a morning preparing and enjoying authentic Italian pizzas.
Children will be given weekly homework, which will be set every Monday and due in the following Monday. This will include:
  • weekly spellings
  • Mathletics
It is also important that children continue to read daily and practise their individual Minute Maths Challenge.
If you have any questions regarding homework, please come and ask. No question is too small or too silly!
The children will have PE on alternateTuesday and Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings. Please make sure your child has their PE kit in school on these days. Children will be reminded to take their PE kits home every half term to be washed.
Important dates
7/09/2017- Parents are invited to class to meet class staff and have an introduction to Year 4.