Year 4 gives pupils the opportunity to refine important English skills in writing for purpose, editing their own work, increasing their grammatical knowledge and developing word-power. All writing tasks are modelled and different stimuli used as a start point. A WAGOLL (What a good one looks like) gives the children an example to work towards.
Reading takes place daily and gives a fantastic opportunity for pupils to read and analyse a text under instruction. We have been able to share some challenging texts, with historical or scientific themes linked to our topics.
Regular reading out loud to an adult is still essential and is a homework expectation. It is really useful to discuss the reading shared and encourage any inferential questions that the text might produce.
Reading materials are available at the school library, and in every classroom. In year 4 , the pupils will change their books weekly.
Year 4 builds on key number skills with increasingly large numbers.
Please ensure your child comes to school in P.E kit and that they have appropriate clothing for the colder weather. We ask that children wear non branded clothing in plain dark colours.
Please read with your child daily and write in their reading record. Year 4 use words in the current teaching in their writing to embed them and their spellings in the childrens’ memory. We expect children to complete daily TT Rockstars.
TT Rockstars – 5 minutes daily
Homework will be posted weekly on Monday. Homework tasks once completed should be uploaded to Class Dojo. Please don’t send paper copies of homework completed into school. The curriculum for Y4 is in the links below for parents to have an overview of the learning in Y4.
Children are rewarded with dojo points for completing homework tasks.
Please use these weekly edited guides and links to support your child at home. Class teachers are always on hand to answer Class Dojo messages but this will be within working hours.