The teachers in Year 4 are:
Magnolia - Mrs Moore Laburnum - Mr Regan Mulberry - Mr Aikulola
In English, we will be focusing on fiction writing. Our core text this half term is The Great Kapok. We will use this text to write a recount entry in role, a playscript based on the events in the story and Haikus. We will also be developing key skills such as the use of adverbials, expanded noun phrases and the use of verbs to give stage directions.
In mathematics, we will be focusing on fractions. We will be focusing on identifying equivalent fractions, counting up and down in hundredths and learning how to add and subtract fractions. We will then move on to learning about decimals. We will learn how to: recognise and write decimal equivalents of fractions, divide numbers by 10 and 100 and convert between different units of measure.
Our Science topic this half term is ‘Animals including Humans’. We will be learning about the different types of teeth and their functions, describing the functions of the digestive system and we will be learning about various food chains.
In topic, we will be focusing on Geography and learning about rainforests around the world. We will be learning about the countries across the world that have rainforests and the typical features of a rainforest. We will also be learning about weather patterns and the affects of deforestation.
In computing, we will be learning about spreadsheets and how to use them to input data and create charts. We will be using purple mash throughout this unit to learn how to create and interpret data.
In PSHE, we will be learning how to recognise and care about other people’s feelings. We will be learning how to approach a range of situations in a caring and sensitive manner and generating a range of solutions.