St Anne's Catholic Primary School

achieving excellence in all our God given talents

Lowe Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 0ER

0121 675 5037

enquiry@st-annes.bham.sch.uk

Year 4

I would like to welcome both you and your child to Year 4.

I am looking forward to working with you to ensure that your child achieves their very best academically, spiritually whilst also developing their wider gifts and talents.

The Year 4 team consists of Mrs Younger and Mrs Nayyar.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding your child, please feel free to see me at the end of the day. If I am not available, or if that is not convenient for you, then we can arrange an appointment for another time.

Mrs Younger

 

Key Information

Homework

Reading – It is important that your child reads every evening. They will receive a banded home reader and a free choice library book. Please encourage them to read other texts they enjoy and you can also record this in the reading record.

Times Table Rock Stars (see link below) - At least 3x a week (tested in school 3x weekly. Your child’s username is in their planner.

Spellings – Set Monday, tested on Friday

Maths – An activity to practice an area of Maths taught that week. Homework on Friday, due on Thursday.

English- Children will receive a grammar activity each week. Given on a Friday and returned on the following Thursday

Active Maths- Active Maths tasks will be sent home for you to complete as a family. Opportunity to practice the maths skills learnt that week or basic skills from previous lessons, while also being physically active as a family. Answers from the task to be returned by the following Friday. 

Your child may be given additional homework dependent on their needs.

 

Websites to support learning

Times Tables Rock Stars – Times Tables homework to be completed at home.

My Maths - Online resource covering all areas of the Maths curriculum through activities, games and online lessons.

Spelling Frame - A free resource to practice spelling patterns and end of Y3/4 words.

PE

Please make sure your child has the PE kit in school every Monday, so their kit is available during the week.

 

Key Information

Homework

  • Reading – It is important that your child reads every evening. They will receive a banded home reader and a free choice library book.
  • Times Table Rock Stars (see link below) - At least 3x a week (tested in school 3x weekly)
  • Spellings – Set Monday, tested on Friday
  • Maths – Activity to practice area of Maths taught that week. Homework on Friday, due on Tuesday.

Your child may be given additional homework dependent on their needs.

 

Our Learning

Find out what we will be learning during the year in our Curriculum Overviews (latest at the top):

MRS YOUNGER'S HOME TASKS TO BE COMPLETED

Mrs Younger would really like to see your work. You can share your work with us through Twitter @stannespri

Topic home learning- Disciples go Forth. Follow the activities in the booklet to find out about the Apostle Matthew and his mission, the country of Ethiopia and about teeth and the role of the digestive system.  

Art home learning: Visit Jarrett Lerner's website and look at how he illustrates his books. Use the drawing guides to draw your own illustrations, or print off some of the sheets to complete yourself. Why not do some research about Jarrett Lerner and create a fact file about him? Don't forget to share your art work or fact file on the school Twitter page @stannespri.

First News Comprehension: The First News Newspaper and the comprehension activities can now be accessed through this link on the school web page.

WORK SET 20.4.20

WORK SET 27.4.20 

Work Set 4.5.20

Work set 11.5.20

work set 18.5.20

Work set 25.5.20

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed weeks one and two, you can start on Summer Term Week 1. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. 

English: First News Comprehension activities. Four comprehension activities based on stories from the news.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed the previous weeks work then move onto the next week. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. 

English: First News Comprehension activities. Four comprehension activities based on stories from the news. 

Lighthouse: A booklet of different activities based on a film clip about a lighthouse. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed the previous weeks work then move onto the next week. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. 

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

English: First News Comprehension activities. Four comprehension activities based on stories from the news.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed the previous weeks work then move onto the next week. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. If you are on Summer Term Week 4, then you need to access the worksheets below but you can still use the White Rose Maths Page for the online lesson.

Monday- Multiplying and dividing problem solving.

Tuesday- Perimeter of rectangles

Wednesday- Perimeter of rectilinear shapes

Thursday- Area- counting squares

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

English: First News Comprehension activities. Four comprehension activities based on stories from the news.

 

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed the previous weeks work then move onto the next week. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. If you are on Summer Term Week 5, then you need to access the worksheets below but you can still use the White Rose Maths Page for the online lesson.

Tuesday- Equivalent Fractions.

Wednesday- Equivalent Fractions 2.

Thursday- Fractions greater than 1. 

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

English- Digestion story. Use your knowledge of the digestive system to write a story of a piece of food travelling through the digestive system. 

Maths: 

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

 

English: First News Comprehension. our comprehension activities based on stories from the news.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK SET 1.6.20

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. If you have completed the previous weeks work then move onto the next week. If this is your first time using the site then start at week 1 of home learning. If you are on Summer Term Week 4, then you need to access the worksheets below but you can still use the White Rose Maths Page for the online lesson.

Monday- Add two or more fractions.

Tuesday-Subtract Two fractions.

Wednesday- Fractions of quantities.

Thursday- Calculating quantities.

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

English: First News Comprehension activities. Four comprehension activities based on stories from the news.

WORK SET 8.6.20

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. This weeks work is a revision of decimals.

Monday- Tenths as decimals.

Tuesday-Divide one digit by 10.

Wednesday-Hundredths as decimals.

Thursday- Divide one and two digits by 100.

Daily Arithmetic: Answer the 5 fluency questions daily. You can answer on a separate piece of paper while viewing the questions on a screen.

English: Complete the spelling review sheets for the year 3 and 4 words.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK SET 8.6.20

Maths: Follow the learning from White Rose Maths. This weeks work is about statistics. Look at Summer Week 10 for the videos.

Monday- Interpret charts.

Tuesday-Comparison, sum and difference.

Wednesday-Introducing Line Graphs.

Thursday- Line Graphs.

Rapid Reasoning:

:Answer the 3 reasoning questions to revise the different areas of maths we have covered.

English: Complete this weeks comprehension activity from First News. See the link above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOME LEARNING

Year 4 Maths - Download Pack for Week 1
Year 4 Maths - Download Pack for Week 2
Year 4 Maths - Download Pack for Week 3

Year 4 English - Download Pack for Week 1
Year 4 English - Download Pack for Week 2
Year 4 English - Download Pack for Week 3

More about our learning in Year 4:

LEARNING RESOURCES TO USE AT HOME

Class teachers may set additional tasks for your children to complete through the following links alongside the CGP books and reading everyday in the event of a shutdown for the Corona Virus or self isolation of your child. Some of these links have also been added as class/key stage specific. You can also view many more resources and projects on our Home Learning Page. We also encourage you to share some of your child's home learning through twitter, our handle is @stannespri.

Gallery

We enjoyed our skateboarding session and supporting each other to reach our goal.

Being brave during the “Bush Tucker Trial” to identify what was in the bowls.

We love to explore and develop our musical talents.

One of the fantastic pieces of edited photography from our Brilliant Birmingham Topic.

This young man was taking some time during Children’s’ Mental Health Week to meditate and reflect upon himself.

A fabulous poster linked to our topic Beacons of Light. We created them to share this message for others.