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Year 3 and Year 4 Curriculum Presentation

Please find below our curriculum presentation. We hope it gives you all the information you need. If you have any questions about it please either email the school office or write any questions in your child’s planner.

Hello new Year 4s and
welcome to our new class page.

Well here we are at the start of, what we hope will be, our best year yet!

It was lovely to see you at our transition mornings and get to know you a bit more too! We hope you enjoyed meeting us and feel less worried about the coming year.

Remember, we want you to enjoy coming to school and all the learning that we have planned. If you are feeling worried about anything, then please speak to us and we will try to help you

From Mrs Sehné, Mr Riley and Miss Talbot 🙂

So who are the Year 4 teachers? You will know Mrs Sehné well, but Mr Riley and Miss Talbot are new to Pikemere, so here is a little bit of information about them for those of you who couldn’t come to our transition mornings.

I’m Mr Riley and I’m excited to be teaching Year 4 at Pikemere School on Fridays.

I’ve been a teacher for a long time but more recently I’ve been delivering training to teachers in all types of primary schools across the North West.

I like words and enjoy sharing their magic through stories and poems and carefully crafted writing.

I look forward to sharing our ‘Friday’ work with you in the weeks ahead.

Things to remember in September

Your school uniform, including a named coat (when it gets colder!)

*** A reading book from home ***

*** A snack ***

*** Your water bottle ***

*** Your packed lunch if you are not ordering a school lunch ***

Our PE days are MONDAY and THURSDAY-so you need to come to school in your outdoor school PE kit on those days! We will start week beginning MONDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Pikemere Hoody
Dark jogging bottoms
Pikemere navy blue PE polo shirt
Well fitting trainers

You could also bring your own pencil case with the following items in… (but you don’t need to as they will be provided!)

Black handwriting pens-no biros though
Writing pencils
Colouring pencils
Pencil sharpener
A black or blue whiteboard pen
A glue stick

If you do bring in your own stationery in a pencil case, please leave it in school.

Year 4 Curriculum

So… you are probably wondering what we will be doing when we come back to school.
Well, the whole school will be looking at the same book…..

Here We Are’ by Oliver Jeffers.

Can you guess what the story is about?

Watch the film trailer below for some more ideas.

Can you guess why the whole school might be using the same book?

All will be revealed on Wednesday 2nd September 🙂

Year 4 Autumn Term Curriculum Web

We also wanted to give you a preview of some of the learning we will be completing during our first term back.
So here is our Year 4 Curriculum Web.

English Resources you may find useful

Year 4 Maths

Don’t forget to keep practising your times tables on…

Times Tables Rock Stars
Hit the Button
Maths Frame

We will be using Mymaths too, to practise what we are doing in our maths lessons.

If you cannot remember, I will remind you of your log ins for mymaths and TTRS in September.

Maths resources you may find useful

Year 4 Reading Book Suggestions

How many have you read already?

History focus

We know how much you love history, so in the autumn term we will be exploring the Romans and the impact they had on Great Britain.

We will be using the text ‘Escape from Pompeii’ by Christina Balit to write setting descriptions and make fact files especially about volcanoes.

We will be learning Roman numerals up to 100.

Here is a great video of a Roman numeral song-you could imagine you were a real Roman when you sing it!

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