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In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

Year 4

Year 4 classes

Reading - 15 minutes everyday

Spelling test - Monday 

Multiplication quiz  - every morning   / TT Rockstars - practise at home

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  • 28.03.24

    Published 26/03/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings - solution, reality, soluble, realistic, insoluble, unreal, dissolve, realisation, real, solve, reality, whose [who does it belong to] 

    TT Rockstars - 15 minutes 3 times a week.

    Reading - 15 mins daily

    The arithmetic and reasoning quizzes that we completed this half-term have been given back to the children for your review.  There is no expectation to go through the quiz with your child but it would be beneficial to focus on any questions they find challenging. If there are any questions that your child are still unsure of please let your class teacher know.

    We learnt the Romans left Britain to defend other parts of their empire and many of the buildings were left to decay after their departure.

    We have read the emotional ending to the Boy at the Back of the Classroom and it was a fabulous read.  Ask us about why there is a picture of the Queen for this week's blog!

    Have a great Easter break!

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  • 22.03.24

    Published 18/03/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings: circle, century, centaur, circus, princess, voice, medicine, celebrate, celery, pencil, they're  

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  • 15.03.24

    Published 15/03/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings -  scene, seen, whose, who's, affect, effect, here, hear, heel, heal, our

    TT Rockstars 15 minutes x 3 per week.

    Reading - 15 minutes per day.

    We heard the story of Boudica and then, in Art, we sketched our portrait of Boudica in readiness for painting using pointillism.

    In Maths, we have been converting mixed numbers into improper numbers, and we have had a taster of equivalent fractions.

    Geography has helped us to understand how immigrants feel when they arrive in another country, which further clarifies the feelings of the character, Ahmet, in our CLPE reading book.




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  • 08.03.24

    Published 08/03/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings - caught, woman, potatoes, surprise, separate, group, height, through, particular, though, our (belonging to)

    We had fun being acoustic engineers this week whilst making our string telephones in Science.

    We watched the Year 2 and 3 performance and learnt about the need to protect habitat for our precious bees.

    Our CLPE English book gives us lots to think about regarding rumours and how they can affect people negatively.

    For World Book day, we visited Usborne book stand and wrote down our wish list where our £1 gift voucher could be used to contribute to purchasing.  A big thanks to the PTA for delivering us some delicious hot chocolate today.


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  • 01.03.24

    Published 26/02/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spelling: reluctantly, quickly, generously, unexpectedly, gently, curiously, furiously, seriously, victoriously, courteously, we’re (we are) - 5 minutes a day

    TT Rockstars:  15 minutes at least 3 times a week

    Reading: 3 days a week minimum for 20mins – with comprehension questions/book is discussed with an adult.

    We have started our new CLPE reading book and the children have shown their amazing inference skills by deciphering why Ahmet is so shy.

    In Maths, we have started fractions, and we now know what it means if the numerator and the denominator are the same.

    In PE, we are using our knowledge from our history unit on the Celts to produce a dance around their conflict with the Romans.

    In Geography, we have learnt about inequality and how it can impact people.

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  • 16.02.24

    Published 13/02/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Please remind your child to bring in a pencil, pen (if they have a pass), glue stick, whiteboard pen and a ruler.

    Spellings: magician, dietian, muscian, policition, physician, beautician, technician, electritian, mathematician, optician, they're (they are)

    TT Rockstars 5 -10 minutes daily

    Reading - 15 - 20 minutes daily

    Maths - a) 120 divided by 10    b) 12.3 divided by 100       

    Their Maths assessment results have been given out and there will be another assessment next half term.  Please help your child to practise the question they got incorrect.

    We have a fun week finishing off our pulleys in DT and our weave in Art.  We have also entered a poetry competition - so fingers crossed.

    Hope you have a super half term.

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  • 09.02.24

    Published 09/02/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spelling: expression, discussion, confession, permission, admission, impression, obsession, procession, omission, conclusion, their.

    TT Rockstars - 8 minutes

    Reading - daily 15 minutes

    Maths -

    12 x 10 =   

    120 x 10 = 

    1.2 x 10 =

    Our week has been dominated by our amazing Roman Day.  Thank you to all parents and carers for the fabulous costumes.  The children visited a Roman town and experienced the amphitheatre, the baths, the aqueducts, training in a Roman army and eventually at the market we tasted olives, balsamic vinegar, grapes and flat bread.  A special thanks to Florence and her mum for supplying us with an bread made using an authenic recipe.  It was a delicious treat!




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  • 02.02.24

    Published 02/02/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings - invention, action, completion, nomination, injection, hesitation, stagnation, migration, communication, selection.

    TT Rockstars - keep practising!

    Reading - 20 minutes a day to yourself, to someone else, to your pet.

    This week, we walked down to the Marina and looked at the river nearby.  We show many features and show lots of physical and human features on our walk.

    In DT, we have made pulleys to help as understand how the Romans were able to build their powerful empire.

    Roman Day is on Wednesday 7th. It will be a fun day to explore the lifestyle of the Romans.  It would be great if you could help the children dress in Romanesqe clothing. Please do not buy anything new, a T-shirt with a scarf will be super. 

    Many thanks for all your support.


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  • 26.01.24

    Published 25/01/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spellings - automatic, cause, author, launch, applaud, haul, autumn, astronaut, audience, August, their 

    TT Rockstars - 15 minutes a week

    Reading 20 minutes daily

    Our work on the water cycle this week involved creating our own water cycle and concluded with a practical session with Anglian Water where we made our own sewage.

    We have experienced the fighting skills of the Roman Army as opposed to that of the barbarians and how it was not a fair fight.


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  • 19.01.24

    Published 19/01/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Spelling words: breath, business, caught, difference, exercise, extreme, medicine, possession, thought, although

    TT Rockstars - there is a tournament against Y3 starting on 21st January.

    Reading - 20 minutes a day.

    This week, we have had practical erosion experiment to see how rivers change the landscape.

    In DT and History, we designed a pulley to help build a Roman town.

    In Science, we explored how evaporation happens via heat and humidity.

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  • 12.01.24

    Published 10/01/24, by Melanie Anderson

    Some children have been enjoying practising their spellings at home and their scores are improving. Therefore, going forward, all spelling sheets need to be completed and handed in on Mondays.  Spelling words ought to be practised for 5 minutes a day - a column.

    Spelling words: serious, obvious, curious, hideous,  spontaneous, courteous, furious, various, victorious, gaseous, threw

    TT Rockstars - 15 minutes at least 3 times a week.  We will be looking at progress in class.

    Reading - 20 minutes daily, preferably reading aloud to an adult.

    Maths  - Here is a recap on this week's Maths.  It is optional, but if children bring the answer into school they will receive a house point.

    This week





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  • 05.01.2024

    Published 05/01/24, by Melanie Anderson

    The children have had a productive start of his half term and made good choices.

    Please remind your child to bring in the following statinery to school - pencil, ruler, glue stick and whiteboard pens.

    Spelling:  merriment, happiness, plentiful, penniless, happily, prettiest, nastiness, beautiful, pitiful, silliness, whole.

    TT Rockstars - tournaments now back on!  There is one for Year 4s only and another one between Yr 4 and 5.

    In Art, we are learning about weaving and we had an opportunity to create weave using paper.

    In English, we have started a new CLPE reading book and it has been interesting been introduced to the new characters.

    We enjoyed recapping on co-ordinates in Maths this week.


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