Welcome to Year 4

Class teacher: Mr Sverha & Mrs Simmons

Teaching assistant: Mrs Bacon

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Year 4 love outdoor learning!

Key Information

Homework

Homework is set on a Thursday and is due the following Tuesday.

Reading

Children should be reading approximately 15 minutes a night. Please make sure to record reading in their reading record.

Children have easy access to our school library and below are links to the Lovereading4kids website where you can find a wealth of different books - the books you see on this website are available at a variety of retailers.

Books of the Month          Dyslexia Friendly          Books for Boys          Reluctant Readers          Children's Book Chart

 

PE/Forest School

P.E. is on Wednesday afternoon every week.

Forest School is every other Thursday

Swimming - starts on Thursdays after Easter 2019

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 Year 4 Curriculum Expectations

Maths

English

Science

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Summer Term Topic

RAINFORESTS

We will learn:

  • To locate vegetation belts around the world.
  • To identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and Equator
  • To use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.
  • To understand types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including food.
  • To understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human geography of a region of the UK and a region of South America.
  • To identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways.
  • About the destruction of the rainforest. Research the arguments for and against deforestation.

HELPFUL SITES

Young People's Trust For The Environment

Tropical Rainforests

Rainforest Information

Fun Rainforest Facts

Virtual Treehouse

Our Trip To Kent Life - The Romans

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Useful Links

Science - Sounds

Chrome Music Lab

Song Maker

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MATHS LINKS

Triangle Boxes

Sorting Triangles

Making Triangles

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Beach Trip 2018