Letter from Mrs Bell.
Dear Year 4,
I am really missing school and I never thought schools would be closed whilst I was recovering from my operation! I was really looking forward to coming back and seeing all of you and now, it seems that I will have to wait!
I hope that you are well and being brilliant at home because that's what you are when you are at school. If you are at home, make sure you are reading lots of books and doing what you have been asked to do. If you are at school, I hope it is lots of fun as usual!
I miss my morning walk around school and always enjoy coming into Y4. I keep thinking about how smart you all are... always straight down to work as soon as you come into school! Please don't worry about what is happening at the moment and before you know it, we will all be back school. I am thinking about you everyday and miss every single one of you.
Mrs Bell x
Welcome to Year 4!
Our year 4 team includes Mrs Tomlinson (class teacher ) and Mrs Waite (teaching assistant).Mrs Cave (Teaching Assistant) will also be with us on Friday afternoons. Mme Cachou-Kirkham will be teaching the children French on Wednesday afternoons followed by Mrs Lawton, who will be teaching computing.. During year 4 the children work around cross-curricular topics, which change every half term. These themes link to English, Maths and Science where possible.
During this term the children will investigate volcanic eruptions and particularly study the impact of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on Pompeii.
Romans - The Empire Strikes! (Autumn 2) Roman Workshop Day Thursday 5th December
Using the text Shackleton's Journey by William Grill as a focus, the children will write diary entries, letters and newspaper reports. They will recall, select and organise historical information about Antarctic explorers – Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen and their expeditions to the South Pole.
This term we will use a range of historical information to learn all about the events leading up to the disastrous sinking of 'The Unsinkable Ship.'The children will plot Titanic's journey and carry out a debate into whether the disaster could have been avoided.
The children will learn about Anglo Saxon invasions and settlements in Britain. They will discover the tools and materials that the Anglo Saxons used when building villages. The children will investigate the historical evidence that remains from Anglo Saxon settlements, including place names and artwork.