Wow, We have made it to the Summer term! This year has flown by...
We have a relatively short term in comparison, but we will still be as busy as ever and lots of opportunities for enrichment!
A couple of important bits of information:
Homework is sent out on a Friday and should be returned by the following Thursday. Homework consists of 10 spellings, a short maths task as well as the expectation that children should be reading at least 3/5 times a week at home and practicing their Times Tables on TTRockstars. The Homework sheet will be in their Homework folders with instructions on what the children need to do. A copy of this terms spellings(Term 3a and b) are below.
Our PE days are on Tuesday (swimming) and Wednesday (Outdoors). Please make sure your child has the appropriate kit in school.
Multiplication Tables Check
We have subscriptions to TTRockstars which your child can access from home with their username and password. Their details should be on the inside cover of their homework folder. If it isn't there, please ask and I can give you a copy to keep safe at home!
It is really important that the children are reading at home at least 3 times a week as this allows them to practice frequently and ensures they continue to make good progress. In addition to their home reading, they will have an opportunity to read at school everyday as well as an allocated day each week where they will be able to read with an adult 1-1. On each child's allocated reading day with me, we will replace their book if they have finished it or if I believe they need to be moved up a book band to be challenged further! If they need to change their book, they know where to find a new book and which book band they are on.
I will always be available at the end of the day if you have any concerns. However, if you have any pressing concerns or anything more major that will require more time than a brief chat then please contact the office and they can let me know and I contact you as quickly as possible or arrange a meeting.
- Year 4 Yearly Overview.docx
- Statutory spelling list
As we are already aware your child has their Multiplication Tables Check in June. As maths is such a big subject, I will of course continue to teach the full mathematics curriculum, therefore I need your continued support to help practice the times tables with your
child at home. Some of the pupils will need as much help as possible at home to make sure they are secure in all of the times tables. The test will judge how well each child knows their multiplication tables up to 12 x 12, which is the expected standard for all Year 4 pupils.
The check itself:
is done online using a computer or tablet
can be done one pupil at a time, in groups or as a class
will take no longer than 5 minutes
will feature 25 questions and children will have 6 seconds to answer each question
during the test there will be an emphasis on the 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 times tables, which will form the majority of the questions.
Here are some really useful websites to help you learn their tables at home.
Soundcheck on https://ttrockstars.com/
Songs from 'Laugh along and learn,' youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ7TsTfuO2Zn3cmXLc62Ldg
Please let me know if you need any more support
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