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Year 4

During the Summer Term, Year 4 will be investigating the history of our local area, Bradford.Also we will be finding the difference between towns and villages.  


Through the subject of Science, Year 4 will be looking at . 

In ICT we will follow the programmes of; We Are Co-authors and We Are Meteorologists.

French will be continued to be learned with the emphasis upon, the village, countries shops and jobs.  

In English we are reading 'Night Gardener'  We will be investigating waht it is about, alongside using recipricol reading. We will include prepositional and adverbial phrasesand seeking powerful adjectives. We are also looking at punctuation and grammar and improving our sentences.

Reading and comprehension continues every week with texts, which are often related to topics and science.

Science we will be learning about 'Living things and their habitats. Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways. Explore and use classificationkeys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in the local and wider environment. Recognise that environments can change and this can sometimes pose dangers to living things. We will be working scientifically, exploring and identifying local plants and animals. Asking and answering questions based on observations. 

In Maths is term, we will continue to develop our knowledge on the 4 maths scheme, which includes operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Convert different units of measure. Position and direction in the first quadrant. Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenthts or hundredths. Write decimal equivalents to 1/4 1/2 and 3/4. Round numbers to nearest 10,100 1000 includeing decimals. Solve problmes uisng bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs. Addition and subtraction using 2 step word problmes. Quick recall and exploration of calculations in mental maths will ecourage children to think carefully about their mathematics.

Remember to continue to practise your times tables for the times table challenge! We need to know All our multiplication tables by the end of this year!

Please remember to listen to your child read regularly at home, ten to 15 minutes, five times a week. Please help support your child’s learning. 

We feel very privileged to be teaching your child.  All children are working extremely well and are wonderful students, who are keen to learn, eager to investigate and share their thoughts and feelings.

Well done Year 4!

Best wishes from all the adults in Year 4.