In Year 4, as in the rest of the school we follow topic based curriculum. Through various topic we as Year 4 teachers cover all 11 National Curriculum subjects; Maths, English, Guided Reading, Science, Information and Communication Technology, History, Geography, Art and Design, Design and Technology, Physical Education and Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education. Once a week children benefit from French and Music lessons taught by specialists.
Click on the Curriculum Statement to see what we are focussing on this term.
Curriculum Statement Spring 2018
We have Guided Reading lessons three times each week and we benefit from reading volunteers who read with children on an individual basis. Home link books are sent between home and school to enable parents to record home reading. It is expected that children read at home at least five times each week.
Spelling lists are issued on a half termly basis and children will have their own individual differentiated list too. Spellings are taught within English lessons and there are weekly tests for individual spellings and half termly tests for Year 4 spelling patterns.
Maths is taught in hubs, meaning that children receive differentiated levels of support according to their need. There is a times tables focus every week. At home, telling the time, practical measure and times table practise are useful to support school learning.
Weekly Maths or English homework is given out every Thursday and expected to be brought back by the following Tuesday. Once a half term a two-week topic based homework will be issued.
Mrs D Broomfield – Class Teacher
Miss K Goodship
Mrs V Marshall – Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Geer – (1-1) Teaching Assistant
Mrs L Knight (1-1) Teaching Assistant
Mr W Brewster – Clarineo Teacher (Soundstorm)
Mrs J Ofei-Kwatia – Teaching Assistant (Clarineo)