I hope everybody had a wonderful half term break and the children are ready to start another fantastic topic and their final half term in year 4. This year has flown by as a result of all the fun we have been having!
Our final topic of the year will be traders and raiders! We will sail back to the dark ages where battles were rife and fear reigned. We will start by learning about the lives of the Anglo Saxons, who settled here in the fifth century following the Romans. We will then meet the bloodthirsty, menacing Vikings and learn about their impact on Anglo Saxon life. In English, our writing will be linked around the topic too. We will complete a persuasive piece of writing and then a narrative piece based around the Jeremy Strong book 'There's a Viking under my bed'. In maths, we will be continuing with decimals before moving onto solving measurement problems and statistics. We will also be practising our times tables daily; I have sent these home for the children to work on at home too. Please encourage your children to log onto TT rockstars at home for further practise. In class, we are encouraging the children to regularly complete 'sound check' in order to best prepare them for their times tables test in June. In science, we will be continuing to learn about electricity.
Egypt class will have PE on a Monday and a Friday. Please make sure that your child has their full PE kit in school on all days of the week. Swimming has now finished for the year.
If you have any questions about your child’s class, routines, or learning I am pleased to talk to you at the classroom door either at the start of the day or the end of the day :)
Monday 3rd June: Anglo Saxon impact day in school
Thursday 6th June: School trip to the Lincoln collection
Monday 17th June: The phoenix of Persia pop up literacy day. The children will get to meet the author and take part in an immersive story telling experience
W/B 10th June: Times table tests will take place across the week for all students
W/B 24th June: International week
W/B 1st July: Sports week
Friday 12th July: Reports go home
Wednesday 24th July: Last day of term