Year 4

A warm welcome from Ms Gilani, Ms Gleasure and Mr Ferns

Welcome to Year 4! It has been a pleasure getting to know your child throughout their first few weeks and we look forward to learning more about them as the year progresses. There are many topics to cover, which we hope will capture your child’s imagination and allow them to expand their interests further as well as challenging them, enabling them to meet their full potential. Please see the Year 4 Curriculum Map for more information.

Times Tables
It is very important that your child can quickly recall their times tables facts to 12×12. All Year 4 pupils have to complete a national, statutory Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) in June. The children are signed up to Times Tables Rock Stars and can access this from any device at home. Children have usernames and passwords and are expected to use TT Rockstars every week to practice their times tables online. Once again please encourage your child to practise their times tables at home.
For more information, read through the slides from the MTC presentation to parents on 29th November 2021: Year 4 presentation for Parents – Multiplication Tables Testing . This includes links to a range of websites to help prepare your child, including
Times Tables Rock Stars: Play (ttrockstars.com)

Keeping in touch
We are pleased that we are able to meet and greet parents/carers at the beginning and end of the school day as we get back to a new ‘normal.’ Thank you to those who joined us for our ‘Meet the Teacher Presentation’. If you missed this – you can view the PowerPoint presentation.

Homework
Homework is given out on Thursday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. The weekly spelling test takes place on Thursday.

Punctuality matters
Children need to be in school at 8:40am every day. Being in school at the right time will ensure your child has the time they need to unpack and be ready to learn straightaway.

PE
PE is on Thursday and Friday. From 2nd November, children should only be wearing their school uniform to school and not PE kit. Your child’s PE kit must be brought to school in a bag. This should come to school on the first day PE takes place and return after their second session that week for washing. Alternatively, bring to school on Monday and return home on Friday. The school PE kit consists of black shorts with a plain white top (no slogans or images) and black track suits can be worn when it is cold. Hair needs to be tied back. (White shorts can still be worn until the end of this academic year).

Reading
Reading Record books must be signed daily as we expect children to read daily.

Curriculum Maps for Year 4

Year 4 Curriculum map Spring 22

Meet The Teacher

Meet the teacher 2021 September