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Year 4

Week beginning 20th May

In Maths 

 We will consolidate our understanding of estimation and comparing measures. We will also look at inverse operation..

In English 

We are working on 'Stories with Historical settings'. We will be working from a story looking at various parts of the story, including setting description, character description, how to create tension and how to use dialogue to move the story forward. We will then create our own version of the story.


We are continuing our  unit  "Temples, Tombs and Treasures" which looks at the Ancient Egyptians. We will be studying Pharaohs , gods and mummification.

You can help your child by

  • Continuing to practise their Maths passport objectives with them and revise all their times tables knowledge.

  • Listening to them read at least three times a week. Please make sure you also sign their planner when they have read. It's also really beneficial when you to read to your child.

  • Practise their spelling skills. They have spellings in their planners that they should learn. Generally these spellings are grouped and relate to a particular spelling pattern or rule.

Learning Log

The Year 4 staff are looking forward to a  variety of work in the  A to Z of interests. Please keep encouraging and supporting your child with this homework, which is due in on Thursdays. 

MyMaths homework is also set each week. Your child has been given their login and password.