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Year 4

Teacher

Miss Lewis & Mr Chandler

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Miss Smith, Miss Root, Miss Lana

Welcome to Year 4

 

In Year Four at Benyon Primary School, we want to create the opportunity for all children to immerse themselves fully into Key Stage Two and the exciting challenges that it will bring.

 

After successfully transitioning into Key Stage Two, our pupils can now understand their role as independent learners within school. We reasonably expect them to master key skills such as: organisation, time management and to continue the commitment and motivation towards learning and developing as children.

 

Teaching and learning in Year 4 does not stand still. We are constantly striving to excite, challenge and motivate all pupils. Whilst designing our rich and challenging curriculum, we deliver a range of lessons that engage all pupils and adopt different styles of learning giving the opportunity for practical, collaborative learning as well as stretching their reasoning skills.

 

As a school we celebrate perseverance, resilience and risk taking, ensuring children welcome challenge and are not afraid to make mistakes. We also actively encourage and recognise that as parents/carers you will want to fully participate in your child’s progress and share in their achievements and work with us to get the best outcome for your child.

The content and rigour of our Year 4 curriculum raises expectations and inspires our pupils to achieve the absolute best they can. We aim for your child to mature emotionally and socially and feel confident but, above all, enjoy their time in Year 4.

Meet the Teacher

 

Timetables

Weekly Timetable

 

Curriculum Information

 

From the 2019/20 academic year onwards, all state-funded maintained schools and academies (including free schools) in England will be required to administer an online multiplication tables check (MTC) to year 4 pupils.

 

The national curriculum specifies that pupils should be taught to recall the multiplication tables up to and including 12 × 12 by the end of year 4. More details will follow in due course.

 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/multiplication-tables-check-development-process

 

Summer Term Curriculum Letter - Year 4

 

Homework

 

Homework will be set on PurpleMash and EdShed this year.

 

Tasks will be set on a Friday with a deadline of the following Wednesday.

 

You can expect to find a Reading task, a Mathematics task, weekly spellings and weekly times-tables. 

 

Reading books will be changed on a Friday. Please ensure that their reading records are written in. 

 

Landing page - On-line safety for parents

 

Following on from the on-line Safety for parents evening on the 21st April. Please find enclosed the link to the Landing Page, this includes a recording of the session, a debrief document with the Parent/Carer code to the Safer Schools App and a Feedback Form. This recording will be available to parents/carers until the 14th of May. You can also find the link in your child's class page on the school website.

Please copy and paste the link below to your browser.

 

https://oursaferschools.co.uk/catalyst-trust-parents-evening/

Useful Links

TT Rockstars

Learn your times tables whilst having fun.

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

PurpleMash

Weekly homework - Reading, Maths, GPS and Topic work.  

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/benyon

 

Reading Pro (Scholastic)

Log into ReadingPro to access a range of reading and comprehension books and activities, which are set at your child's reading ability

https://educator-slz03.scholasticlearningzone.com/slz-portal/#/login3/GBR8W4C

 

Edshed

This is an exciting spelling and maths resource for the children to explore and practice weekly spellings.

https://www.edshed.com/en-gb

 

Oak Academy

Visit Oak Academy's on-line classroom for a range of free virtual lessons. 

https://www.thenational.academy/

 

BBC BiteSize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

 

Explorify

For brilliant science based discussions, activities and experiments.

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/en/activities

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

School trip- Colchester Castle. On 29th September 2021, Year 4 will be attending Colchester Castle on a school trip which is linked to their topic of the Romans. Please see a copy of the parent letter below. 

 

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