Class 15 Year 4 2017 - 2018

Miss Davies

Welcome Back Class 15!

A big welcome back to to our first half term of 2018 and a Happy New Year! I hope that you have had a wonderful Christmas break and are feeling ready and refreshed for all the wonderful learning that we have ahead of us in Spring 1! I can't believe that we are already a third of the way through our time together in Year 4! 


Our English work this term will be focusing on a wonderful story called 'The Lost Happy Endings' by Carol Ann Duffy.  We will continue to follow our Talk For Writing approach by creating text maps and rehearsing the story orally to learn from its structure. We will plan, draft, write and edit our work to ensure that it is the best it can be! There is some beautiful language and imagery in this story so we will be focusing on picking out the key language features in order to create a narrative of our own! We will continue to try our best with legibly joined handwriting too - please keep practising this. There will be a focus on learning how to use powerful descriptive language, fronted adverbials, direct speech and similes! Image result for the lost happy endings

In maths there will still be a BIG focus on times tables - by the end of the year, all year 4 children should be able to recall their timestables up to 12x12. We ask that you practise them, both in school and at home. Times tables really help you with ALL areas of your maths work. We now have times tables books in order for us to complete regular practise questions and tests. For the rest of our maths work, we will be focusing on mental multiplication and division. Of course - we will continue to work on those challening reasoning questions too!

Our R.E topic this term is 'Jesus the Teacher'. In this topic the children will learn that Jesus was a teacher who came to show us how to live. Our History topic is 'The Tudors'. We will look at who the Tudors were, how they came to be and what life was like in Tudor times. 

Useful information:

- Spelling tests will be held on a Monday and new weekly spellings will be given out in order for you to practise them, ready for the test the following Monday. It is SO important that you continue to learn these. 

-Swimming will be held every Wednesday, all children are expected to participate and bring a towel, swimming trunks/costume and  a hairbrush. Further information and specific dates can be found on the curriculum map, attached at the bottom of this page. 

- Homework is given out every Friday and is due in the following Wednesday. It is really important that you are completing and bringing your homework in on time! It is also expected that you learn your weekly spelling words, times tables for that week and read daily.

- Our P.E day is Monday. However, it is expected that P.E kits are available in school every single day! 

Any further information on what we will be learning in Class 15 over the next half term, calendar dates and other useful information can be found on the curriculum map attached to the bottom of this page. 


Parents/Carers: If you should like to be informed about all of the exciting things that we get up to in Class 15, then I will be posting regular blog posts on our class page, including pictures, of which I hope you will enjoy reading and looking at!

 I hope that you are looking forward to all of the exciting learning that we have ahead, just as much as I am!

Thank you for all of your support!

Miss Davies smiley

"The worst thing about making a mistake, is being afraid to make one." 






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St Mary's Catholic Primary School

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Tel: 01270 685174