Welcome To Year 4
Misty Mountains,Winding Rivers.
In the Misty Mountain, Winding River project, your child will learn about the characteristics and physical processes of rivers, including how they shape the landscape over time, their significance around the world and the impact of flooding. They will learn how to use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and a key to locate and plot geographical places and features on a map, as well as how contour lines are used to show the topography of an area. They will have the opportunity to learn about the stages of the water cycle and about mountains and their different formations, studying mountain ranges in the United Kingdom and around the world. They will also learn about habitats and how human and natural influences can have an impact on the environment.
King of the Cloud Forests
The Great Kapok Tree
Home Learning Ideas for Misty Mountain, Winding Rivers.
Please see home learning ideas in the document below.
Please see the knowledge organiser below.
Traiders and Raiders
Who’s that waving axes and brandishing swords? It’s the Saxons invading Britain’s shores!
During this half term, we’ll start by making sturdy boats to sail the ocean’s fearsome waves. We’ll write reports as an onlooker who witnessed the Saxons’ landing, and we’ll find out about key dates. Using online maps, we’ll plot the location of Roman shore forts and draw our own sketch maps. We’ll make models of Saxon weaponry, homes and jewellery and carefully carve runes using clay tools. When we learn about the Legend of King Arthur, we’ll retell the story, and write character portraits about Alfred the Great. We’ll write poems praising King Olaf, making sure they are complimentary, and learn about the everyday lives of the Saxons and Vikings. Using maps, we’ll identify the places where the invaders came from and locate viking invasion sites. We’ll research Viking beliefs and take part in a scrumptious Viking feast
Help your child prepare for their project
Watch out – the Saxons and Vikings are invading! Why not visit your local library together to see if there have been any Saxon or Viking invasions in your area? You could also find out more by visiting your local museum to explore Saxon and Viking connections further. Alternatively, read books and watch films together to gain an insight into this period, such as How to Train Your Dragon.
How To Train Your Dragon
PE Autumn 1 -Thursday and Friday.
Autumn 2- Friday
In Year 4 times tables are of great importance as in June there is a multiplication test.
Children need to practice quick recall of all timestables up to 12.
Please use TTRS and Topmarks/Hit The Button.
Children will be given homework based on the week's learning every Thursday which has to be handed in on Tuesday.
Homework will be set under activities on Seesaw.
In addition to this, children can access the following websites to enhance and further support their learning at home:
Children are encouraged to read books at school. When they have finished reading them, they need to go on the following link and complete their quiz.
Maths: (login using your username and password given by school)
ICT: (Login using your username and password given by school)
Please listen to your child read everyday at home and sign their diaries.