In Year 4 we follow the national curriculum. Subjects covered include English, Mathematics, RE, Information and Communication Technology, History, Geography, Art and Design, Music, Design Technology, P.E, French. and Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education. Subjects beyond Maths, English, RE and PE are taught in blocks throughout the year. Music is taught weekly by a specialist teacher.
Click on the Curriculum Statement to see what we are focussing on this term.
Curriculum Statement Spring 2020
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 which detail the weekly patterns being taught. Spelling is taught in a discrete weekly lesson and tested each week, with a termly test of both spelling patterns and Y3/4 common exception words.
Maths is taught in hubs, meaning that children receive differentiated levels of support according to their need. There is a weekly times tables focus as the children consolidate and learn all times tables to 12×12.
Our homework focus is on improving the essential skills of Reading, Spelling and Times Tables. Our expectation is that children will read at least 5 times at home during the week and will practise spelling and tables daily, through a variety of means, including, but not limited to, online programs Spelling Shed and TimesTable Rockstars. Suggestions for curriculum enrichment are sent out termly so that parents can explore their child’s learning with them further.
Mrs D Broomfield – Class Teacher
Mrs L Rose
Mrs Fairley – Teaching Assistant (Year Group)
Mrs Knight (1-1) Teaching Assistant
Mr W Brewster – Recorder Teacher (Soundstorm)
Mrs Dunkerley – Swimming Teacher