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Church of England Primary School

Copp, the village school, where everyone is special
and where God will help us grow.

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Great Eccleston Copp

Church of England Primary School

Copp, the village school, where everyone is special
and where God will help us grow.

Year Four

 

Happy New Year and welcome back!

Welcome to Year Four

The Year 4 Classroom  

 

Spring 2 - The Land of Ice and Fire (also known as Iceland!)

 

Staff in Year Four

Class Teacher: Mr C Holt

Teaching Assistant: Mrs H Twigg

 

Our Topics

This year we will be studying the following six topics:

Autumn 1: It's Electric!

Autumn 2: Romans on a Rampage!

Spring 1: Healthy Heroes

Spring 2: The Land of Ice and Fire (Iceland)

Summer 1: Reflections

Summer 2: Beowulf (Anglo-Saxons & Scots) 

 

Maths and English Targets

The Year 4 children have maths and English targets (which are in the back of their relevant books).  Please ask your child their current targets as they should know them.

 

Homework

Spelling homework will be given out on a Friday and children must learn the spellings for the following Friday.  Homework will also include using TTRockstars, Mathletics, Prodigy, Dreamscape and Spelling Shed on a weekly basis (the children have their log ins for these on their log in bookmarks).

 

Reading Books / Library Books

Reading Books will be given out on a Tuesday and a Friday.  At school your child will have the opportunity to read to a member of staff at least two times a week (including our guided reading sessions).

 

Reading, Writing, Reflection and Design Areas:

We have a dedicated reading area in class.  The reading area has a wide selection of new books that the children may choose from on a weekly basis.

There is a writing area for two children to work at for extra work on things such as sentence structure, handwriting and SPaG.

We have a reflection area where the children are allowed to spend time reflecting upon anything that has happened in class or at home that week.

 

Before and After School

At the beginning of the school day, before registration (8.30 – 8.55 depending on arrival time) the children will have different maths, reading and writing activities to complete throughout the year. 

School finishes at 3:15pm. Children will be dismissed from the foyer door (please follow the one way system when collecting them).

 

General Reminders

The children will be doing PE twice a week and they may wear their kits all day on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  PE kits consist of suitable trainers, black or blue shorts / sports trousers, a white T-shirt and their blue Copp jumpers / cardigans.

 

The children must also bring in their own water bottles and hand sanitiser in from in from home, but please make sure that they are labelled also.

 

Year 4 Useful Websites

https://play.ttrockstars.com/

https://www.spellingshed.com/

https://www.prodigygame.com

https://www.squigglepark.com/dreamscape/

https://www.classdojo.com/

https://nrich.maths.org/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

https://www.childline.org.uk/

 

Finally

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me, either after school when collecting your child, on Class Dojo or by arranging an appointment with Mrs Lawrenson if it is something you would like to discuss further.

 

Thank you for visiting our class page,

Mr Holt.

4 Times Table Song (Cover of I'm Still Standing by Taron Egerton)

6 Times Table Song (Cover of Shake It Off by Taylor Swift!)

7 Times Table Song (Cover of Happy by Pharrell Williams)

8 Times Table Song (Cover of Rolling In The Deep by Adele)

Arithmetic Videos

I've put together these arithmetic videos to help show families the methods that we use in Year 4 in maths. Please watch these and share these with your children, especially if they find certain aspects tricky!

 

Column Addition:

https://www.loom.com/share/45ad6c6140c14e2f9adebce4e66344a1

 

Column Subtraction:

https://www.loom.com/share/1124aa9aec094d2390de9a3968c2246e

 

Fractions:

https://www.loom.com/share/3a9bc81db79c43668bbb97453c2f5021

 

Long Division:

https://www.loom.com/share/e68d0a2dd4cc47bba9b3c107058caecd

 

Long Multiplication:

https://www.loom.com/share/cb2fb62651d94503970ef79229017219

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