Welcome to Year 4
The teachers in Year 4 are:
Mrs Kate Jeffrey - 4J Mrs Althea Benjamin - 4B Ms Hannah Blunden - 4BL
Term: Summer 2
This half term, Year 4 will be continuing to learn about World War 2 with a particular focus on The Blitz and how the war ended. Our core text this half term continues to be Goodnight Mr Tom.
In English, we will be focusing on both fiction and non-fiction writing. We will be identifying the features of non-chronological reports before writing our own. We will then be learning about biographies and creating one for Winston Churchill. Finally, we will explore and write our own free verse poetry.
In Mathematics, we will be learning about statistics including interpreting, creating and comparing graphs. We will then be learning about the properties of shapes before moving onto position and direction.
In topic, we will be finding out how the war ended and creating a radio broadcast to tell the nation about the end of the war. We will then be finding out how the end of the war was celebrated and having our own celebration.
In Science, we will be learning about electricity. We will be creating our own circuits and testing that they work. We will then plan and create our own investigation to test which materials are conductors and which are insulators. Also, we will find out about how switches work.
In PSHE, will be looking at confidentiality, how to manage dares and how to resolve conflict with a compromise.
In computing, we will be learning to create, use and edit a wiki.
Finally, in our RE lessons we will be learning about peace and key figures who have promoted peace including Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.