Sycamore class

Welcome back everyone I trust you have had a fantastic Christmas and hope everyone is back ready for some hard work!

In English this term we will be exploring the book, Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann producing writing the outcomes of an outsider narrative and an information report.

Our Maths skills will develop through focusing on further multiplication and division, graphs and fractions. In order to support them with the knowledge needed for the year 4 curriculum it will help if they are consolidating their knowledge with times tables (up to 12 x 12).

Science this term will focus on States of matter observing that some materials change change state when they are heated or cooled. The children will also focus on the process of evaporation and condensation.

Our topic this term is ‘Land use in Winsford and Cheshire’  this topic is a local study allowing the children to explore the area in which they live. The children will be given the opportunity of map work and comparing towns, cities and villages. The children will consider the human geography of Winsford and what life would have been like in the past. A visit to the Lion salt works will also be included in this topic.

PE will be on Mondays and Tuesdays children will be expected to be in the correct PE kit for this, however it is best if your child brings in their kit on a Monday and then takes it home on a Friday to wash.

Year 4 will also be Swimming on Thursday afternoons. Week commencing: 09/01/2020. Please ensure that your child is equipped with their swimming kit.

Homework (Maths, English and Spellings), will be set every Monday and is due back by Friday. There will be a weekly homework club every Monday to support children with this. As part of the children’s weekly homework it is essential that children regularly spend time reading and practicing their times tables (1-12) at home. Please ensure your child reads regularly at home, writing in their reading record when they do so.

Please do not hesitate to come and speak to us if you need any more information or have any questions.

Many thanks,

Miss Leonard and Mrs Oakes.