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Class 4

Welcome to Class 4
Mrs Burns


 

Our topic this term is Alternative Fairy Tales

 

During our last half term at school we will be learning all about fairy tales. We will be reading traditional tales and fairy tales and comparing these to alternative ones. We will be using lots of story language and developing our own story writing skills. 

 

 

This term we are focussing on the following in Maths.
Counting - Counting in multiples, counting forwards and backwards to help support addition and subtraction

Shape- Learning about 2D and 3D shapes and naming them. Creating patterns using shapes.

Money - Paying for items and learning about change.

Weighing- Using the balances to accurately weigh items, looking at which is heavier/lighter.

Measuring - Measuring length and problem solving involving length linked to toys.

Part-Part-Whole model- to help us with addition and subtraction and finding the difference.

and continuing with number work, addition, subtraction etc weekly in Quick Maths

 

The children have their homework folders, please make sure you are reading with your child five times a week and record this in their reading record. Also please complete the 5 a day activity on doodle maths. This is a quick activity to help understand what areas your child needs support in and will adapt according to their answers so please try to let your child complete this themselves so the results and future learning can be accurate.

 

 

Well done to all the children reading their reading books regularly this is noticeable in your child's progress with their reading. Their books will be changed weekly and some children have received word envelopes to help them to learn high frequency words. Please read with your child as regularly as possible and re-read the books to develop understanding, confidence and fluency.

Also don't forget our reading stars we have in the classroom and encourage your child to collect a blank book review to complete. The children are responsible to getting these independently and showing them to me in the morning.
Please sign their reading
diary weekly so we know your child is continuing their reading at home. Thank you.

 

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Each week we are hoping to go to the woods for part of the children's learning. This will be weather permitting and providing we have enough parent help. We will need 3 parent helpers on Tuesday at 1.15 to go do our learning in the woods.
A sign up sheet is up and ready to sign up for this term. Thank you.

 

Don't forget a waterproof coat on Tuesdays and wellies which can be left at school on Class shoe rack.

 
 We will be continuing with swimming this term, the children have made huge progress so far and hopefully will continue with this during the last few weeks. We also have P.E on Wednesday afternoon. 
Please make sure the children have a white t-shirt, shorts and trainers or plimsolls in school with their name in them.

 

 

If you have any concerns or questions feel free to come and see me at the end of the day.


If you have any concerns about your child please see me.

Thank you for your continuing support.

Mrs Burns

 
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