Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, RG40 3AT
Telephone: 01344 772427
Welcome to Year 4
This page contains regular updates of our learning both in and out of the classroom, photos of activities and useful links. You can also find important information here such as timetables, class newsletters, educational visit details and spelling lists.
PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR ART APRONS AND PE KITS!
Our class news can be found below.
Important points in our timetable:
Our timetable is always subject to change.
PE is on Tuesdays and Thursdays and we will cover a range of summer activities including Rounders, Cricket, Tennis and Athletics.
PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR PE KITS-School PE T-shirt, dark bottoms suitable for the weather, socks and trainers.
The areas of study are:
Did Jesus really perform miracles?
Does prayer change things?
Summer 1 we are looking at Blackbird by the Beatles and a few other Beatles songs.
Summer 2's topic is 'Recap and Rewind' where will be looking at a range of classical music, as well as going over what we have done over the year.
Our focus is 'Traditional tales in French' and 'Holidays and Travel'.
Vikings are our History focus. We will find out what great explorers and warriors they were.
Geography -Finding out all about the wonderful things Wokingham has to offer will be our Geography topic.
Finding out all the features of Powerpoint will be our topic for the first half, linking in our english information texts and Viking history topic.
We will type up stories on word.
We will be discussing 'Relationships' and 'Changes'.
We are looking at 2 different artists for art, Banksy and a more local one, Lesley Olver, using Heathlake as our landscape to paint.
In DT we will be making light up toys and games, linked to our Science Electricity topic.
Sound, how we hear and how different sounds are made, and Electricy are our Science topics.
Maths at school!
This term we will cover these topics:
Number-Rounding, negative numbers, place value, 1000 more and 1000 less, multiples of 6,7,9,25 and 1000.
Fractions-tenths, hundredths, adding and equivalent
Multiplication and subtraction-using a formal written method
Data handling-different types of graphs and charts
Measuring-converting units of measure and reading scales
Maths at home!
Learning times tables would significantly support your children's learning at school. Reciting the times tables before breakfast or asking a few questions on the walk or drive to school will make a huge difference.
We have the national multiplication test taking place in June.
Thank you for your continued support.
The links below can support your children's learning.
Fiction writing will be the main focus of this term looking at adventure/fantasy stories, based on the 'How to Train Your Dragon' series and mystery stories set in our woods. We will write persuasive brochures, telling everyone how wonderful Wokingham is and information texts linked to Vikings using Powerpoint.
English at home!
Spelling and grammar are also a very big focus in Year 4, so please keep learning these daily.
All children are expected to know what all of these statutory words mean and how to spell them by the end of the year in preparation for upper KS2.
Click here for the statutory spelling list.
Spellings are tested weekly. Please support your children to learn their spellings. Here are some inspiring ways to help learn them.
Click on the links below to see your spellings list.
Please use the links below to access different grammar sites that can support your children's learning.
The areas we are covering this term are; pronouns, sentence structure, tenses, word families, determiners
Read with an adult and ask them to sign your reading diary 4 times each week please.
A large proportion of the Year 4 reading curriculum looks at children understanding what they have read, predicting what will happen and the children being able to ask questions about the text.
Please find below some questions that might be useful as a starting point when discussing what you have been reading with your child.