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Roman Mosaic Coasters

 

For Enterprise Week Year 4 have been busy making Roman Mosaic Coasters to sell. You can purchase them through SCOPay for £2. The money will be put towards the school library at both sites. Below you will see the children have made some posters to advertise their creations!

Week Beginning 19.7.21

 

Maths: This week we will be using all of the maths knowledge from this year to complete some investigations.

 

Writing: This week the children will be consolidating their grammar skills from this year in some short writing pieces.

 

Reading: This week we will be discussing and answering questions about a range of short texts.

 

Topic: This week we are continuing with Enterprise Week! The children will be designing and making Roman Mosaic Coasters.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is still thinking about changes, particularly the changes involved in staring a new year group in September.

Week Beginning 12.7.21

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at a mixture of fluency all week including, adding and subtracting, rounding and equivalent fractions.

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing their own recounts using the features we have learnt about.

 

Reading: This week we will be finishing our chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week is Enterprise Week! The children will be designing and making Roman Mosaic Coasters.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is about changes, accepting change and knowing who they can go to for help.

Remote Learning activities for children isolating

Week Beginning 5.7.21

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at position and direction.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning about the features of recount writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week we will be learning about how the Romans influenced life in Britain, focussing on Hadrian's Wall.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is about changes, accepting change and knowing who they can go to for help.

Week Beginning 28.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at lines of symmetry and teaching about the meaning of 'horizontal' and 'vertical'.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning our new text called 'Monarch Murder Mystery' and starting to learn about the features of recount writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week we will be learning about how the Romans influenced life in Britain.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is about changes, the positives impacts and challenges of changes and thinking about some strategies to cope with changes.

Week Beginning 21.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at recognising 2D shapes and their properties, including triangles and quadrilaterals.

 

Writing: This week the children will be planning and writing their own Defeating a Monster Tale including the features of 'show not tell', 'dramatic sentence starters' and 'personification'.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week we will be learning about Boudica and her role in the Roman period.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is about how the female body changes and learning some strategies to help cope with the physical and emotional changes experienced during puberty.

The Junior School Council would like your help...

 

We have decided that it would be great to have a quiet area at lunchtimes to provide somewhere for children to draw and read.

 

To make this area work, we are looking for donations of:

- Picnic blankets

- Outside cushions

- Mindfulness colouring books

- Pens

- Pencils

- Pads of plain paper

If you can donate any of these items, please send them into school and give them to your School Council Member. 

We are hoping to provide 4 boxes of resources, enough for up to 20 children to use each day. 

Thank you for your support,

Junior School Council

Week Beginning 14.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at identifying, comparing and ordering angles.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning about the features of a Defeating a Monster Tale including 'show not tell', 'dramatic sentence starters' and 'personification'.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week we will be learning about what life was like in Roman Britain.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is on learning about the internal and external body parts of males and females that are necessary for making a baby.

Week Beginning 7.6.21

 

We hope you have a lovely half term! When we come back, Monday 7th June is an INSET Day so we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 8th June for our first day back!

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at using and interpreting graphs, including line graphs.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning their new text 'Diary of a Roman Soldier' and starting to learn about the features of a Defeating a Monster Tale.

 

Reading: This week we are starting our new chapter book 'Thieves of Ostia'.

 

Topic: This week we are starting our new topic 'Romans', including learning about the Roman army and why they invaded Britain.

 

PSHE: This week's lesson is on understanding that some of your personal characteristics have come from your birth parents and appreciating that you are a truly unique human being.

Week Beginning 21.5.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to learn about adding and subtracting fractions.

 

Writing: This week the children will be planning and writing their own discussion texts.

 

Reading: This week we are going to finish reading 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we are looking at the artist Jackson Pollock and we are going to create some art inspired by him.

Week Beginning 17.5.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about fractions, adding and subtracting fractions.

 

Writing: This week the children will be focussing on using the features of a discussion text.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we are looking at evaporation, condensation and the water cycle.

Week Beginning 10.5.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about fractions, including counting in fractions and equivalent fractions.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning a discussion text and starting to look at the features of this genre.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we are still looking at reversible and irreversible changes.

Week Beginning 3.5.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about fractions, including counting in fractions, tenths and equivalent fractions.

 

Writing: This week the children will be planning and writing some finding tales using the features we have learnt about.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at reversible and irreversible changes.

Week Beginning 26.4.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about multiplication and division, including multiplying and dividing 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers.

 

Writing: This week the children will be planning and writing some finding tales using the features we have learnt about.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at solids, liquids and gases and their properties.

Week Beginning 19.4.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about multiplication, including 11 and 12 times tables and multiplying 3 numbers.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning our new text 'The Secret Garden' and looking at the features of a finding tale.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be starting to read 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at solids, liquids and gases and their properties.

Week Beginning 29.3.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about decimals, including tenths and hundredths.

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing a prequel to the book 'How to Live Forever' using noun and prepositional phrases.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be finishing Why the Whales Came.

 

Topic: This week we will be continuing looking at classifying living things and also using an animation programme.

Week Beginning 22.3.21

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about decimals, including tenths and hundredths.

 

Writing: This week the children will be reading the book 'How to Live Forever' and completing some tasks around discussion and persuasive writing.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be continuing reading Why the Whales Came.

 

Topic: This week we will be continuing looking at classifying living things and also using an animation programme.

Week Beginning 15.3.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to consolidate some of the learning we did at home.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning about the features of a portal story, exploring some different examples and writing their own.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be continuing reading Why the Whales Came.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at classifying living things.

Week Beginning 8.3.21

 

Thank you so much to every single one of you for all your hard work and perseverance over the last 8 weeks. We can't wait to see you back in school on Monday 8th March!

 

Maths: This week we will be d consolidating some of the learning we have done at home.

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing their own tales of fear, using show not tell, powerful verbs and dramatic language.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be continuing reading Why the Whales Came.

 

Topic: This week is British Science Week and we will be doing some learning based around the environment.

Home Learning - Week Beginning 1.3.21 

 

Well done Year 4 for completing another week of home learning! We hope to be back at school all together soon but keep up the hard work until then. Here is an overview of the learning you will be doing next week!

Home Learning - Week Beginning 22.2.21 

 

We made it to half term! A huge well done to ALL of you (children and parents) for working so hard, showing so much resilience and keeping up your motivation! We hope you all enjoy a week off and that you are able to relax and spend some time away from screens. Here is an overview of what you will be doing in the first week back!

Home Learning - Week Beginning 8.2.21 

 

You should be so proud of yourselves for working so hard at home over the last 5 weeks. We know it hasn't been easy but are really pleased with all the motivation you have shown us. Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week!

 

This week on the overview you will see have got 'Help Clinics' that children can attend each day if they are struggling with a task that has been set. They will run at 11:30am each day.

Home Learning - Week Beginning 1.2.21 

 

Well done Year 4 for another impressive week! You have shown lots of motivation to keep working at home and some of you have really improved your standard of work. Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week!

Home Learning - Week Beginning 25.1.21

 

Well done Year 4! We have completed another week of home learning. We have been very impressed by your perseverance and resilience in this tricky time. Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week!

Home Learning - Week Beginning 18.1.21

 

We would all like to say a big well done to all of you for settling back into remote learning so well. We are really proud of you and are enjoying seeing you all in our live session so keep up all the hard work! Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week!

Home Learning - Week Beginning 4.1.21 and 11.1.21

 

Welcome back to Home Learning! We know this time is a little bit different as some children will be attending school. However, the work set at home is the same as what those children in school will be doing.

 

Below we have attached an overview of the learning for this week and next week. We would like to remind you that this work is compulsory so please contact us if your child is having issues completing it.

 

As before, the work for the children will be set on Google Classroom. In order for us to respond to their work effectively we would like them to upload/submit all of their work on Google Classroom. We understand that sometimes the children will be working on paper so if you are able to take a picture and upload it as their submitted work on Google Classroom rather than emailing it to their teachers that would be great! 

 

The children will have the opportunity to have one live PSHE lesson with their class teachers. We have assigned you all one slot for each week so please make sure you know which day you are signed up for!

 

Alongside the work we are putting up for the children we would like to remind you that they can also carry on doing lots of reading, using Times Tables Rockstars and completing their spelling quizzes on Purple Mash. There are also some more ideas for home learning on our website:  

https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/home-learning/ 

 

Thank you in advance for your perseverance and support!

 

The Year 4 Team

 

Home Learning - 4.1.21

 

Happy New Year! We hope you are all well. Here is a document containing some activities for the children to have a go at today.

Week Beginning 14.12.20

 

Thank you so much to every single one of you for all your hard work and perseverance over the last two weeks. We know it has not been easy but we are so proud of you all for getting through it for a second time and can't wait to see you at school on Tuesday 15th December

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at Roman numerals and consolidating what we have learnt this half term.

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing their own information texts, using sentence signposts, generalisers and comparative language.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading some different texts related to the holidays and answering questions about what we have read.

 

Topic: This week we will be completing our Christmas making activities and doing all things festive!

Home Learning 3.12.20 - 14.12.20
 

It is a real shame that we are having to work from home again but we know from how hard you worked last time that we will make it through!

 

Below we have attached another overview for the time that we are not going to be in school together. This will give you an idea of what we will be asking the children to do during this time. We would like to remind you that this work is compulsory so please contact us if the children are having issues completing it.

 

As before, the majority of the work for the children will be set on Google Classroom. In order for us to respond to their work effectively we would like them to upload/submit all of their work on Google Classroom. We understand that sometimes the children will be working on paper so if you are able to take a picture and upload it as their submitted work on Google Classroom rather than emailing it to their teachers that would be great! 

 

Next week the children will have the opportunity to have one live PSHE lesson with their class teachers. We have assigned you all a slot so please make sure you know which day you are signed up for!

 

Alongside the work we are putting up for the children we would like to remind you that they can also carry on doing lots of reading, using Times Tables Rockstars and completing their spelling quizzes on Purple Mash. There are also some more ideas for home learning on our website:  https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/home-learning/ 

 

Thank you in advance for your support again!

 

The Year 4 Team

Home Learning - 2.12.20

 

Unfortunately we are home learning once again but we know how hard you worked last time so we will be able to do it again!

For today you have the document below to work from. You need to pick a task from each section to complete. Tomorrow we will go back to setting work as before.

Thank you!

Week Beginning 30.11.20 

 

Maths: We will be looking at multiplication and division, particularly the 7 and 9 times tables.

 

Writing: This week the children will be learning an information text called 'Dragons'.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be continuing our text Bill's New Frock and answering questions about what we have read.

 

Topic: This week we will be doing our Christmas making activities and learning about the religious celebrations around Christmas.

Week Beginning 23.11.20

 

Thank you so much to everyone for all your perseverance, resilience and support during the home learning period. We know it was not easy but we are so proud of everything that you achieved and can't wait to have you back at school on Tuesday 24th November

 

Maths: We will be looking at diving by one and the number itself as well as the 3 and 6 times tables.

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing their own warning tales, including fronted adverbials, alliteration and prepositions.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be continuing our text Bill's New Frock and answering questions about what we have read.

 

Topic: This week we will be rounding up our learning on the digestive system, the different body parts involved and their functions.

Home Learning 13.11.20 - 23.11.20

 

We are missing you already but hope you are all ok and that you are looking after yourselves!

 

Below we have attached an overview for the time that we are not going to be in school together. This will give you an idea of what we will be asking the children to do during this time. We would like to remind you that this work is compulsory so please contact us if the children are having issues completing it.

 

The majority of the work for the children will be set on Google Classroom. If there is more than one version of an activity then they will be labelled with an animal. These animals refer to the spelling groups that they are already in on Purple Mash - Giraffes, Lions and Meerkats. If you are unsure about which group your child is in then please contact their class teacher.

 

In order for us to respond to their work effectively we would like them to upload/submit all of their work on Google Classroom. We understand that sometimes the children will be working on paper so if you are able to take a picture and upload it as their submitted work on Google Classroom rather than emailing it to their teachers that would be great! 

 

Next week the children will have the opportunity to have one live PSHE lesson with their class teachers. We have assigned you all a slot so please make sure you know which day you are signed up for!

 

Alongside the work we are putting up for the children we would like to remind you that they can also carry on doing lots of reading, using Times Tables Rockstars and completing their spelling quizzes on Purple Mash. There are also some more ideas for home learning on our website: https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/home-learning/

 

Thank you for your support!

 

The Year 4 Team

12.11.20

 

Today's work has been assigned to the children on Google Classroom. If you cannot access Google Classroom the activities are below.

Week Beginning 9.11.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at measurement, including finding the perimeter of different shapes.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning about the features of a warning tale, including fronted adverbials, alliteration and prepositions.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading about the digestive system, particularly focusing on retrieving information from a text.

 

Topic: This week we will be learning all about the digestive system, the different body parts involved and their functions.

Week Beginning 2.11.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at measurement, particularly equivalent lengths and adding and subtracting lengths.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning a warning tale called 'The Crooked Tree Surgery' and looking at the features of a warning tale.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading about the human body, particularly focusing on retrieving information from a text.

 

Topic: This week we have an exciting Lego workshop to take part in and we will be starting our new topic 'Burps, Bile and Bottoms'.

Week Beginning 19.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at subtracting two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be writing an instructions text using the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading about some different artists and answering questions based on what we have read.

 

Topic: This week is Sculpture Week. We are going to be researching the artist Claes Oldenburg and using his ideas to create our own sculptures.

Week Beginning 12.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at adding two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be writing an instructions text using the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about Egyptian Gods and Goddesses.

Week Beginning 5.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at adding two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning an instructions text and starting to look at the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about Tutankhamun and the discovery of his tomb.

Week Beginning 28.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at rounding to the nearest 1000, counting in 25s and introducing negative numbers. 

 

Writing: This week we will be planning and writing meeting tales including dialogue using these features; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are starting our new text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about the process of mummification.

Week Beginning 21.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at partitioning, finding 1, 10, 100 or 1000 more/less and ordering and comparing four digit numbers. 

 

Writing: This week we will be planning and writing meeting tales including dialogue using these features; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and focusing on our retrieval skills, specifically 'how' questions stems.

 

Topic: We are going to be looking at and researching some Ancient Egyptian artefacts.

 

Week Beginning 14.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at rounding to 10 and 100 and counting in 1000s.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning about how to write a passage of dialogue correctly including using; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and focusing on our retrieval skills, specifically identifying true and false information.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about daily life in Ancient Egypt and comparing it to the lives of people in England today.

 

 

Week Beginning 7.9.20

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at place value for numbers 0-100.

 

Writing: This week will learn our new text 'An Adventure in Egypt' and be looking at the structure of a meeting tale.

 

Reading: This week we will start our new text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and be working on our retrieval skills.

 

Topic: We will be starting our new topic 'Ancient Egypt' by looking at a timeline of key events, where Egypt is in the world and how they used the River Nile.

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