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Tiger Class - Year 4

 

Tiger Class

Welcome to our class webpage. Here you will find some useful information and links about what we have been up to. Tiger Class is a Year 4 Class. Tiger class teacher is Mrs Mack, supported by Mrs Ilyas. Mrs Ilyas will be taking the class whilst Mrs Mack is on her Planning, Preparation and Assessment time. Your child may be supported by other staff for interventions throughout the week too.

 

PE kits should be worn on a Monday.

 

Reading books should be brought in on a Friday to be swapped. Spelling books should be returned on Thursday and a spelling test will take place then. Spellings can be learnt using any method outlined in their books. Spellings will go out on a Friday. 

 

Times tables need to also be practiced every week using Times Tables Rockstars. In Autumn half term we will be revising the 2,5,10, 3, 4 and 8 times tables. See the leaflet below for more information. 

 

Thanks for your continued support,

 

Mrs Mack

The Curriculum  

 

Across the school we will be using White Rose to teach Maths, and Literacy Curriculum to teach English. It helps embed a love of reading by teaching English skills through a book based approach. See the table below for all other subjects being taught in Autumn. 

 

Subjects Themes
HistoryInvasion -  Britain after the Roman withdrawal
GeographyInterconnected World 
ArtContrast and Compliment
Science

Food and the digestive system    and     Sound

Music Let's go sing 
RE"What is expected of a Muslim?" and "How and why might Christians use the Bible?"
Design TechnologyFresh Food, Good Food
PEDance     and     Games 
Computing Online Safety, The internet and Editing Audio 
French All around town    and     On the Move 
PSHE Being me in My world and Celebrating Difference

 

Multiplication Times Table Check 

 

In June, the children in year 4 will be taking part in a Multiplication Times Table Check which is statutory for all pupils. The purpose of the test is to determine if pupils can fluently answer a random selection of multiplication questions up to 12x12. These will take place on online devices, this year we will be trailing using Ipads but the children can select to use a computer if they are more familiar it. The test asks children to read and type the answer to the questions in 6 seconds. Please see the attached brochure for more information or catch Mrs Mack or Mrs Prescott. 

Have a look at what we have made in Design Technology this half term.

Computing - In computing this half term we are learning how to produce a podcast. We talked about input and output devices and tried using the Ipads to record different sentences linked to our English and Science.

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Class Dojo

At Great Harwood Primary School we love using Class Dojo. It is a behaviour management tool that connects teachers, parents and children and allows us to share their learning and classroom experiences. Each child has a profile with their own avatar which is a monster. 

Homework Help

If you want any extra homework help then have a look at these websites

 

English:

Maths:

4 Times Table Song (Cover of I'm Still Standing by Taron Egerton)

In class we have been using a variety of songs to help us revise our 4 times. This is one of the childrens favourites.

100 book to read by the end of primary school

Sometimes it tricky to know which books to read but here is a list of 100 books to read by the end of Year 6! Ask Mrs Mack for some suggestions on which you may like!

Here is the list of expected spellings to be learnt in years 3 and 4

Your child should know all these spellings by the end of the year and weekly spelling tests will be based around these and their spelling patterns.

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