Year 4

Welcome to Class 4
Your class teacher is Mr Mackenzie.
The TA in our class is Miss Bradfield
Mr Samuel Mackenzie

Class 4 teacher

Click on the link  to look in detail at what we are doing this term.
During the second part of the Autumn term, we will be immersed in composing and performing Kennings poems. Following on from this we will create our very own adventure narratives. Finally, we will finish the half term looking at non chronological reports to inform others about mountains and their physical features.
We will spend time recapping our knowledge of place value, including: adding and subtracting four digit numbers with a focus on checking strategies and problem solving. We will also be learning about perimeter
Finally, we will be learning about multiplication and division.
Important Autumn Term 2 Dates
Monday 14th November - Anti Bullying Week
Thursday 24th November - Rob Holmes Author visit
Friday 9th December - Christmas Jumper Day
Wednesday 14th Decemeber - Year 4 Mass
Wednesday 14th December - Christmas Carol Service
Thursday 15th December - Christmas Dinner Day
Home learning
Each week children will have spelling; the spellings will be handed out on Monday and set on Spelling Frame. Home reading is compulsory please. Any extra support you can provide for your children is much appreciated.
Please could you help your child learn their times tables.
For example, singing times tables songs, quickfire times tables questions or fun times tables games. 
Thank you for your continued support. 
On days that we have PE, children should wear their PE kit coming into school and stay in it all day. Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday. The children should wear their school jumper as normal. 
The children have completed their 'Star Reading Assessment' and now have reading books matched to their individual comprehension level. 
Please encourage your child to read everyday  and those on Accelerated Reader to quiz as we will be tracking their reading success.
Our first unit this term is 'Baptism - Sacrament of Confirmation'. In this unit pupils must consider 'What happens at ConfirmationWe will discuss the reasons for the actions and symbols used at a Confirmation ceremony. 
Then we will move on to Advent and Christmas. Throughout this unit we consider God's gift of love and friendship in Jesus.