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Welcome

to Harvington C.E First & Nursery School

Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead - Helen Fishbourne, Deputy Headteacher & Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Becky Enstone. SEND Lead: Helen Fishbourne.

Year 4

 

Welcome to Year 4

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Poole and Mrs Enstone

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Scott

Class Governor: Mrs S Davies

P T F A Link: Mrs Buckley and Mrs Turner

 Important information:

 

  • Our "What's in the News?" theme this half term is the arts. If you see any stories in the news linked to film, music, dance..... please bring them in to go on our board.
  • Please remember to have your named PE kit in school every day.
  • Homework will be given out on a Friday and should be returned by the following Thursday.
  • Spellings will be given out at the start of each half term.
 

Year 4 Calculation Policy

This year we are learning about Malala Yousafzai as an inspirational person.

                                    

 

    Some facts we have learnt so far:

 

  • She is from Pakistan but now lives in England
  • She was born 12th July 1997
  • She is the youngest person to receive the Noble Peace Prize
  • Her dream was for all girls to receive an education and this is what she fought for

 

We love this quote:

                                         

This half term our science topic is: 'Sound'

 

 

 

Our key vocabulary is: 

 pitch, vibrate, vibration

pitch: how high or low a sound is

vibrate: to shake backwards and forwards

vibration: can send sounds to the ears

 

 

Sounds are made when objects vibrate. The vibration makes the air around the object vibrate and the air vibrations enter your ear. You hear them as sounds.

You cannot always see the vibrations, but if something is making a sound, some part of it is always vibrating.

 

Click on the image below to find out more:

 

 

 

 

 

In RE we are thinking about "Why do Christians call the day Jesus died, Good Friday?"

 

Good Friday is the Friday of Holy Week, the Friday before Easter Day. It is thought that the name Good Friday is an altered form of God’s Friday. But many people say that ‘Good’ Friday is an appropriate name: on this special day, God showed his goodness to humankind. It is the day God made it possible for people to be forgiven and know him in a new and special way.

 

To find out more about the Easter story click on the image below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Maths our times table focus for this half term is:

 

                  

 

 

Practise the facts as much as possible.  Try them out of order and answering quickly without having to work the answers out!

Click on the times table facts to practise in a fun way!

 

By clicking on the My Maths picture below, you can practise any of your maths work using the lessons and activities.  All you need is your school password.

 

 

Our class author is Emma Carroll

This half term we are reading 'Letters from the Lighthouse'

 

      

It’s 1941 and the Second World War rages on longer than anyone anticipated. Reeling from the death of their father and the disappearance of their sister Sukie, Olive and her brother are evacuated to the coast of Devon. After discovering a strangely coded message that she’s certain has something to do with Sukie’s disappearance, Olive embarks on a dangerous adventure as she’s determined to get to the bottom of the mystery...

 

 

These are our spellings-how many do you know?

Click on the image to practise your spellings on Spellodrome.

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