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Year 4

Week beginning 12th November

In Maths 

We will be looking at estimation and inverse calculations and using them in our addition and subtraction calculations. We will continue to consolidate the work we have done on formal written methods of addition and subtraction.

In English 

In our final week on persuasive language, we will be producing  a longer piece of writing, trying to persuade the reader to help save endangered animals.


We have started our new unit 'On Tap'. We will be learning about the water cycle, how important water is to us and conducting an investigation into evaporation and condensation. 

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.

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. We are restarting the alphabet and this Thursday your child should hand in the letter C.

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