Year 4

Welcome to Griffins and Centaurs class page. Here you will find lots of fun, exciting and creative learning, children who enjoy challenging themselves and stretching their learning muscles to achieve their own learning targets. 
 
The Year 4 teachers are Miss Isherwood and Miss Corradini.
 
 
 
 
Spring Term
 
Welcome to a new term!
Below you will find details of our learning. If you have any further questions about this please do not hesitate to speak to a member of the Year 4 team. 
Maths
In maths we will be focussing on:
  • Fractions
  • Telling the time
  • Developing our times tables knowledge
  • Rounding decimal numbers to the nearest whole number
  • Solving problems and reasoning questions
Literacy
In Literacy we will be writing our very own diary entries in the role of Roman soldiers. We will be looking at a model text and using this to develop our own writing. We will be focusing on the structure, grammar and subject specific language for this text.
We will be focusing on developing a cursive handwriting style and the overall presentation of writing. Handwriting will also be taught through weekly handwriting sessions. 
 
Science
In Science we will be learning about Animals and their Habitats. We will: group animals according to different criteria, look at their habitats, look at how habitats can be affected and how animals may become endangered.
 
Topic
In Topic we will be learning about the Romans. We will be focusing on the Roman invasion on Britain and how this impacted our country. We will be exploring why the Roman's were so powerful and successful, including how their army trained. We will be creating a class timeline, to show important key events during the Roman times and link this learning to our Literacy writing.
 
PE
In PE we will be playing Tri-Golf. We will focus on how to use the equipment correctly and safely, develop our accuracy when aiming for targets and how to work well as a team.
 
Reading and Attendance
 
Please remember school opens at 8.40am. This is a chance for your child to read with an adult in class. Please feel free to join your child and listen to them read until 8.55am.
 
It is important that you continue bringing your child to school every day so they do not miss any of our important learning!