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 at home which they can also record 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 on Monday, tested on Friday

Maths – An activity to practice an area of Maths taught that week. Homework set 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. It an 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.

MyMaths - 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

Swimming is our PE focus for the Spring Term. Please make sure your child has appropriate swimming kit in school every Tuesday.

Miss Battick

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 on Monday, tested on Friday
  • Maths – Activity to practice area of Maths taught that week. Homework set on Friday, due on Tuesday.

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.
  • MyMaths - 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

Children will need their PE kits on Tuesday and Friday.

Our Learning

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



More about our learning in Year 4:

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.

Practising ‘Seasons’ by Vivaldi, our class composer

Our human circuit! Will the bulb light up?

We cooked a traditional Maya feast – it was hard work squeezing the lemons and limes!

Limeenah’s fantastic poster for Mental Health Awareness Day