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St Joseph's Academy

St. Joseph's
Catholic Academy

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

This year the Year 4 team is made up of Miss Hampsey, Mrs Harrand and Mrs Roe.

Curriculum

During this term we will be covering a range of exciting topics.

Maths Mastery - Securing multiplication facts, Fractions, Time, Decimals and Area and Perimeter.

English – Charlotte's Web by E.B. White - Diary Entry, Newspapers, Information Text, Persuasive letter, Fern’s PoV and Advert.

Science – Living things and their habitats and Animals including humans.

RE – Local Church, Eucharist and Lent / Easter

Topic/Geography - I'm a Y4 Get Me out of Here! - Rainforests 

French - Family tree, Faces, Celebrating carnival and Body parts.

PE - PE will be taught on a Tuesday and Friday. Please make sure your child comes into school in their PE kit on these days.

Home Learning

Children will receive their home learning books on a Friday, they should complete an activity of their choice from the home learning grid. Home learning is expected to be completed by the following Friday. Children will also need to complete a fortnightly Maths and English task on Learning with Parents. https://learningwithparents.com/

Spelling zappers are used for weekly spelling tests suited to individual children, children will be tested on any given day at least 1 x per week.

Times Table Rockstars

The children have been given their Times Table Rockstars usernames and passwords for them to practice at home. The login details are also stuck in their spelling zapper books. You can access the website here https://ttrockstars.com/