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02/04/2020 Check-in

Hello year 4!

I hope you are all doing okay and have kept those excellent smiles on your faces!

I am so sorry I haven't been able to personally check in with all of you these past few weeks and I can't wait to hear from you all. We have some exciting things in store for after the Easter holidays so I hope you all have a great break and are ready to get back to it!

 

I have uploaded a quiz under home learning on professor assessor for you all to have a go at so I can see how you are all doing and I must say it is excellent to see you all going for those times tables high scores! Special mentions to J.L, F.E and H.R for their scores for last week and J.L, L.D and A.Mar for this week, topping the leaderboard. I look forward to being able to celebrate even more members of the class for their amazing efforts!

 

I have enjoyed being in school, (even without my incredible year 4 team) and starting after half term you should expect to hear from me A LOT with even more pictures and even video updates!

 

Below I have also linked some virtual museum tours as we can still enjoy all that history, art and science from the comfort of our homes.

 

You are incredible year 4 so keep showing those cheesy smiles! laughlaughlaugh

 

Kind regards,

 

Mr Painter

 

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/10-top-museums-you-can-explore-right-here-right-now/igKSKBBnEBSGKg

 

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.5192048,-0.1274951,2a,75y,144.68h,80.72t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sFyBuFtvu6FeVvVVc5--uiw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en

 

SEN Resources for Home Learning

A selection of useful websites to supplement the home learning packs - If needed

 

A selection of maths games and activities that increase in age range. Perfect for those looking for a challenge or some fun practice.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

 

Professor Assessor - For that essential times table practice and also some additional home learning tasks

https://www.prof123.co.uk/Start

 

Oxford Owl - A selection of free books after logging in. Great if you are running out of books at home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

 

Twinkl - Teaching resource offering special pack due to the current circumstances.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents

 

Learn for Life NHS - PE activities that can hhelp to keep your child active, even while indoors!

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities

Year 4 Forest Schools and Year 4's amazing trip to Celia's garden! While we were there we toasted marshmallows, drank hot chocolate, learnt loads about nature and made some incredible dens! I speak for the whole class when I say it was a magical experience. Hopefully the class have taken some amazing memories from this remarkable day away with them.

Our day of colour! Where we celebrated individuality and how different we all are. (I mean look at those socks. How much more different can you get!)

Year 4's 'blockbuster moves'!

Our Musical Moments!

Autumn Terms 1 and 2 planning overview for Year 4

In case you were unable to attend our Class Meeting...

Welcome to Year 4!

We hope you have had a wonderful, relaxing summer break and are now ready to immerse yourselves in lots of new learning with Mr Painter, Mrs Courtney, Mrs Dutton and Mrs Quinlan

Mr Painter teaches all day Monday afternoon, all day Tuesday and wednesday, Thursday morning and Friday all day. Mrs Courtney teaches Monday morning and thursday afternoon. 

We have P.E. sessions on Mondays and Fridays this term. It is essential that all pupils have appropriate kit, please could these be in all week in case there are other sporting opportunities.

 

 

Home Learning

The children have Home Learning folders which will come home every Friday, returning to school the following Thursday, ready for marking and spelling tests. The Spelling homework involves ahandwriting sheet with 10 set words and a Year 4 Spelling menu sheet with includes 12 choices of spelling activities. Each week the children must complete the handwriting sheet in their best handwriting, on the sheet. Each week there will be a maths activity that is mandatory and this will often be Professor Assessor as we are getting ready for the national times table check. There will also be an optional enrichment task and anything created for this will be celebrated in class.

Please help us to support your child's learning by hearing them read regularly, and helping them produce their best learning. Also, please help them remember to bring their Home Learning folder on a Thursday!

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