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Year 4

Week Beginning 26th September 2022

This week the children have impressed us with their letter writing. They produced thoughtful replies, to the letters from the children in the Malawi school that we support. Not only do we have some talented writers in Team 4 but we have had lots of compliments about our African Artwork that is on display.

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Key Information:

Parent Information Evening


  • Year 4 Information Evening on Monday 26th September at either 3:30pm or 4:30pm. 
  • Thursday 29th September – Harvest festival – 9:00am – 9:30am in St. James’ Church.

My Maths Homework has been set and is due in by next Friday 30th September 2022 please.


Here is what we have coming up next week:

Spellings – Each week, we will be sharing the spellings that we will be learning at school to practise at home too. The spellings for next week are :

Orange Group 








Green Group







PE- Please come to school dressed in your P.E. kit on Monday and Wednesday.

English- We will be recapping Fronted Adverbials and looking at biographies.

Reading- We will continue to read the book ‘The Explorer’ and looking at the skill of clarifying and summarising.

Maths- We will be learning about place value and ordering numbers to 10,000.

RE- We will be learning about the story of Noah and God’s covenant.

Geography- This week we learnt how to use a compass and next week we will be learning to describe land use in urban and rural areas in the UK

Music- We are excited to have Samba lessons this term.

Science- We will be investigating materials as they change state.

Worship Theme:


Exodus 23:16 Celebrate the Festival of gathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your crops from the field.


Recommended Book list for Year 4…

Reading Raffle – Please encourage your child to record in their yellow reading record when they have read at home.

3 reads a week = 1 raffle ticket

5 or more reads a week = 2 raffle tickets

At the end of each term, two names from each class will be drawn in Worship and those children will make a special trip ( with a book) to our local Costa to enjoy a babyccino!

Enjoy your weekend,

Mrs Jacobs, Mrs Hurley and Miss Chiam

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