Look out for further information regarding Parental Engagement workshops and class events.
Please be aware that swimming starts on Thursday 12th September.
Our text this half term is Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit.
As well as reading the story and using the text to inspire writing, we will also be:
- Creating non-chronological reports about the Romans
- Reading poetry in its various forms
Place value: numbers to 1000, comparing and ordering numbers, making number patterns, rounding and estimating
Adding and subtracting using formal methods.
Times table test is on Monday - please see your child's reading log for which times table they should be practising. Division facts are also tested.
Spelling Test is on Friday - please check logs for spelling scores.
Spelling lists for this half term:
Planners and Year 4 Information
Welcome to Year 4!
I am Warrior
In Autumn 1 PE is on Monday. Please ensure PE kits are in school everyday please.
Please ensure logs are signed at least 5 times a week and that reading folders are in school every day.
Meet our Team:
Mrs Pollard - Teacher
Miss Abbott - Teacher
Mrs Goy - HLTA
Mrs Smith - TA
Miss Farish - TA
Ms Darker - TA
Mrs Tetley - Brass/Music teacher
Project ideas linked to this topic:
What will you choose to do?
Write some number calculations using Roman numerals, for your friends to solve.
Find out the dates of birth of your family and friends and record them in Roman numerals.
Research Roman life using books from your local library. Which were the most useful? Recommend the best one to your classmates.
Find out if there are any Roman forts or settlements near where you live. Try to visit one with your family. Take lots of photographs of what you see.
Look at Roman artefacts in detail at a local museum or on the British Museum website. Create a PowerPoint presentation, showing the artefacts that most interest you, and provide information about what they were used for.
Look at holiday brochures and online information to find out about modern day Rome as a tourist destination. Which tourist attractions would you like to visit?
Try to find a map of Roman Britain. Find out about some of the names of towns and cities. What are their modern names?
Write a diary entry as if you are a Roman soldier, a slave in a Roman villa or a Celtic child. What is your typical day like?
Make a model of a Roman villa using junk materials such as cereal boxes, coloured paper, tin foil and cardboard tubes. Use online images and pictures in non-fiction books to inspire the layout of your villa.
Make a drawing of a Roman god or goddess. Write a fact file of information.