Welcome to Year 4
Our class teacher is Mrs Bell
Our Classroom Assistant is Mrs Chesworth
A message from your teacher...
"Welcome to our Year Four Class page. Our Twitter feed to the right will be filled with all our latest news and Tweets. Below you will find information you may need to help your child in Year Four. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask." Mrs Bell
Year Four Classroom Information
Homework & Spellings
In Year 4 homework is given out and explained on a Friday to be returned the following Tuesday. It will include;
A reading book, changed weekly; children are asked to read daily and write down three words they found interesting. If they finish their reading book, they can also use their library book or a book from home, making a note of this in their reading record. Parents are asked to complete the reading record and encouraged to question their child about what they have read.
Weekly tables to be kept at home for children to practise for a few minutes each day ready for their test.
Weekly handwriting practice based on their spellings
On alternative weeks, Maths homework to consolidate skills learned or English which may be grammar, punctuation or comprehension based.
In addition Year 4 are given a Learning Log project each half term linked to topics e.g. The Romans. Children choose from a range of tasks, with 2 to be completed over a 3 week period.
Physical Education takes place on Thursday mornings.
Autumn Term - Spring PE in school
A kit consisting of Shorts, pumps and PE T-Shirt is required. Kits should be left for PE in school
Spring Two - .One -Swimming at Oldham Leisure Centre
Please Note, The Swimming Baths have strict disciplines with regards to what is allowed at the pool. Please make sure your child brings appropriate swim wear and a towel.The baths have requested that long hair be tied up and covered by a Swimming Cap.Swimming trunks must not be longer then the middle of the upper thigh.
Lunch is from 12.15 - 1.15
Additional Class Information
Year Four also run a Homework Club. This will be for children who wish to complete homework in school due to time restrictions at home. Homework club will run on Monday. Lunchtimes for 30 minutes.
Individual children are rewarded in Year Four with raffle tickets. These are collected by the children per half term and the prize draw carried out out on the last day of the half term.
House points for children are also awarded daily and the total added up each Friday.