Crick Primary School

Year 4

Mrs Williams and Mrs Miles are our class teachers.

Mrs McCullough is our teaching assistant. 

 

Things to Note:

  • Our PE day for the Summer Term is Tuesday.  Please ensure children arrive at school dressed in the correct PE kit on the PE day. 
  • We also have Forest School this term.
  • Homework - You will have a grid of activities based on our topic at the beginning of the half term. Two topic based tasks from the grid should be completed at some point during each half term, but you can always do more if you want to! 
  • Reading - Please continue to read with your child on a weekly basis and ensure children have their reading books and reading records in every day. Please use the reading comprehension bookmark sent home to ask your child questions about what they are reading.
  • Spelling - The children will have retrieval practice every Friday and we ask that you help your child practise learning the spellings throughout the week. There are suggestions on ways to practise spellings on our website, so please do check them out. Spellings will be stuck into or written into your child’s reading record books weekly. 
  • Times Tables - The government expectation is that all Year 4 children know all their times tables up to 12 x 12 by the end of the year. Although we support this through our learning in school, home practise is vital! Please use TT Rockstars to practise at least three times a week.
  • Children can bring one healthy snack in from home to eat during morning playtime (fruit/vegetables are preferable).

Summer 2

Week beginning 3rd June

We enjoyed having parents join us for English on Wednesday. We hope that you were proud of how hard your children are working.

Please find below this term's newsletters, homework menu and topic web.

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 Year 4 Class Newsletter Summer 2.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Homework Grid Summer 2.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Topic Web Summer 2.pdfDownload
 Spellings summer 2.pdfDownload
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 Year 4 Summer 1 Topic Web.docxDownload
 Year 4 Spring 1 Newsletter.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Spring 1 Topic Web.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Spring 1 Homework Grid.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 2 Newsletter.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 2 Topic Web.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 2 Homework Grid.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 1 Newsletter.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 1 Topic Web.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Autumn 1 Homework Grid.pdfDownload
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Week Commencing 12th February 2024

This week we had a truck and child workshop, where we learnt all about the truck and how to stay safe. We also had fun celebrating Chinese New Year with a dragon dance workshop. Next term we have the production of our 'Porridge' performance. We have been busy practising this week. Please encourage your child to practise at home and support them with learning their lines, stage directions and the songs. If you would like to practise the songs at home, they can be accessed on Youtube by following the link in the download below. Have a lovely half term! 

Week Commencing 22nd January 2024

This week in science, we had a great time learning about how the size of our pinnae can affect how loud we can hear sounds. Have a look on X (Twitter) to see what we got up to. 

Week Commencing 15th January 2024

This week in art, we were learning how to create shades and tints. We used this to create a 3D painting of an object. What do you think?

Week Commencing 8th January 2024

This week we started our violin and cello lessons. We really enjoyed learning about the instruments and playing our first song.

Week Commencing 1st January 2024

This week we have been busy designing and building our cars. They are almost ready to race! We have also started reading our new class book. 

Autumn Term

Week Commencing 27th November 2023

This week in science, we have been learning about the water system. Did you know it takes 3,200 years for a single water droplet to be evaporated again. We have been conducting an experiment to find out if all liquids evaporate. We all chose different liquids and have been taken measurements daily. Here are some pictures. 

Week Commencing 20th November 2023

This week, we had an Educational Psychologist in, who completed a PSHE workshop with us on friendship. We discussed different things that we found tricky on the playground and what we could do to help if someone was finding playtime tricky. Here are some of the things and ideas we came up with.

Week Commencing 13th November 2023

This week was Anti-bullying week. Throughout the week we took part in lots of different activities. We had a live lesson where we learnt about the difference between bullying and banter, we took part in a lesson where we looked at the impact bullying has on a person, we danced and we said NO to bullying. 

Week Commencing 6th November 2023

In geography this week, we looked at where our water comes from. We also looked at the water cycle and how this is a continuous process where the Earth recycles the water. Did you know? We are drinking the same water that dinosaurs drank! This week in English, we have been studying explanation texts. We read our model text and then created a text map to retell a part of it. Ask me if I can retell the text map for you.

 

Week Commencing 30th October 2023

In DT this week, we made our torches using our knowledge of electrical circuits. We had a lot of fun designing and making our torches. We were so pleased when our circuit worked and our switch was able to turn our torch on and off. In maths, we have been recapping rounding to 10, 100 and 1,000. Ask me if I can round the shopping bill for you.

Week Commencing 2nd October 2023

In science this week, we have been learning about conductors and insulators. We carried out our own experiments to find out if various materials were a conductor or an insulator. In history, we have been learning about the Greeks. This week we learnt about what the Greeks believed in. The Greeks had many different god and goddesses which they worshiped, Zeus was the king of the gods.

 

Week Commencing 25th September 2023

 

This week in maths, we have been learning about Roman numerals. We also looked at rounding to 10, 100 and 1,000. In our growth mindset lessons we were looking at the feelings calm and stressed. We discussed that everyone is different and that different scenarios can make us feels different emotions. We looked at things we can do to help us feel calm when we are feeling stressed.

Fantastic resources to support learning and homework activities

  • Oxford Owl - A great place to find e-books you haven't read before!
  • Nrich -  Use this site to develop reasoning and problem solving skills in mathematics.
  • Top Marks - Fantastic games to help you with maths!

                                                                  

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