Year 4 Staff
Welcome to Year 4!
We have lots of exciting things planned for this year.
The following plans will show you some of the topics we will be learning about.
To assist your child's learning, the school's expectations are:
- Reading at least 3 x a week to an adult (please record in log books).
- Learning spellings (https://play.spellingshed.com/#/login) - This will encourage the children to practise in an enjoyable way.
- Times tables (https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student/37558) - This will assist the children with practising their times tables to increase their speed and fluency.
- Cornerstones topic based homework (please see the home learning sheet below).
The children will be tested on their spellings and times tables every Friday.
Any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact us.
Thank you for your continued support, we really appreciate all that you do.
Autumn 1 - Raging Planet
Tremors. Overwhelming and mighty, Mother Nature's awesome energies hiss and roar deep within the Earth. Plates collide, spewing lava. Rocks rain down and mud slides in torrents. Towns and cities vanish under ashen clouds.
This half term we are learning all about volcanoes. We will begin by learning about the Earth's structure which will help us understand how volcanoes are formed. Then, we will learn about tectonic plates and where the majority of the world's volcanoes are located. Eventually, we will finish the topic by looking at the advantages and disadvantages of volcanoes and how they affect people's lives. This will then lead to us learning about Pompeii and the devastating effects the eruption of Mount Vesuvius caused on this lost city.