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Year 4

Welcome to year 4 (2021 - 2022) from Miss Hinton, Mrs Entwistle, Mrs Bates and Mrs Timms!

 

Spelling and Reading

Spellings are stuck into the children’s spelling records at the beginning of each term.  A spelling overview for each half-term is provided, as well as weekly lists.  Please ensure that children are remembering to practise, using the spelling strategies learned in class. 

 

Spelling tests are carried out every Friday morning.  Expectations are that children score at least 5 or above (out of 10).  Scores are tracked weekly as well as which spellings they got correct and incorrect.

 

Children need to read at home at least four times a week for 10 minutes at a time.  When your child has read, please ensure it is recorded in their reading diary (by you or themselves).  Children’s reading records are checked, against this expectation, by Mrs Entwistle each Thursday morning. 

 

Please encourage your children to read a range of different genres and for a range of different purposes (as this forms part of their assessment): even if it is reading a bus timetable, reading something online as research or reading an information leaflet– it all counts as ‘reading’. 

 

Times Tables

 

All children have access to the website Times Tables Rock Stars, where tables work is set for them to complete.  High scores and year group winners are put up on display in the school If your child has lost their log in or password, then just let us know and we can remind them.

 

AUTUMN TERM: CURRICULUM LEARNING

 

Please click on the stars below to find out more about our the amazing learning we will be covering this term.

We will send regular Marvellous Me messages to keep you up-to-date with any imprtant information, as well as to celebrate children's amazing achievements, academically or socially.  

 

If you do have any questions, then please talk to us at the end of the day, when we will be happy to help.  

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