Welcome to Year 4
The teachers in Year 4 are:
Mrs Kate Jeffrey - 4J Mrs Althea Benjamin - 4B Ms Hannah Blunden - 4BL
Term: Spring 2
This half term Year 4 will be learning about The Romans. In English, we will be focusing on fiction and non-fiction writing. Our core text this half term is Romulus and Remus. We will use this text to create a new character and chapter of the story. We will also be writing a newspaper article about the disappearance of wives from Sabine.
In Mathematics, we will be focusing on fractions and decimals. We will learn to recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths as well as finding out the effect of dividing a one or two digit number by 10 or 100. We will explore comparing numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places. Finally, we will solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places.
In topic, we will be studying life in the Roman times and the scope of their empire. We will explore what Roman life was like for adults and children. We will write a diary entry as a roman child and learn what life was like for a roman gladiator.
In Science, we will continue to be focusing on changing materials. We will be learning about how materials can change state. We will be developing our investigative skills through scientific enquiry with a focus on observation and drawing conclusions. We will also be learning about the water cycle.
In PSHE, will be learning how to maintain good health and hygiene as well as considering people who help us and how to maintain positive relationships.
In computing, we will be using image and sound to create and edit a trailer for a film about Julius Caesar.
Finally, in our RE lessons we will be exploring Judaism including key beliefs and customs.