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Welcome to the

Squirrel Class Page

 

The Class Teachers are Mr Wells and Mrs Reid

and Mrs Yeates and Mrs Hawkins also work in our class.

 

Just like squirrels our class are inquisitive, determined and hardworking.

On this page you will find notices, photos and superstar work that we think should be celebrated with you at home!

Useful Information

 

- PE kit is needed in school on

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

- Weekly spellings will be given out

on Mondays and tested the following Monday.

- At home, try to practise your times tables and their corresponding division facts to help you remember them.

- Accelerated Reader books need to be in school everyday. Read as much as possible so you can get 100% in your next quiz. 

Homework

On MondayEnglish homework is given out.  This needs to be handed in on Thursday.

On Thursday, Maths homework is given out. This needs to be in on Monday.  Look at the Year 4 Information page if you're not sure what your homework is or click on the link below...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The children have settled back into the daily routine and are embarking on a new journey of understanding.

 

Our topic this half term is

We are Sailing

 

We will be looking at how boats and ships have changed over time.  We will also be choosing some famous boats and ships to investigate in more detail.  Can you name any of these famous ships and find out why they are famous?

 

 

 

 

 

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In maths, we are beginning the year with...Image result for geometry We will be looking at angles, shapes, symmetry and coordinates.

Next, we will be looking solving problems involving...

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In English our first piece of writing is a first person recount.  We will be using the the short film La Luna for this.

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Use the link below to watch the film.

 

After La Luna, we shall be looking in more depth at the voyage of Christopher Columbus and writing diary entries as if we were him or a member of his crew.

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In Science we will be looking at

Materials - Solids, Liquids and Gases

We will investigate the properties of solids, liquids and gases and how they change state.  This will involve us doing lots of experiments.

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In guided reading we will be reading...

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Read the blurb...

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What predictions can you make about the book?

This is the author, Michael Morpurgo...

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He has written many books including animals.  Have you read any?

This year we look forward to seeing growth mindsets in action. At times our learning may be tricky but by being positive and working hard, we will all be successful. We look forward to celebrating all your successes with you.

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