Year 4 pupils…
Dear Parents and Carers,
Welcome back to school!
I am looking forward to getting to know the class and settling them into Year 4. To cover my PPA time, Mrs Richards will be taking the class on a Wednesday morning. Miss Wadham is our class TA.
Each week the children will need their full P.E. kits on a Wednesday and a Friday and I am asking that children leave their kits in school. We will then send them home to be washed at half term.
Every Monday homework tasks will be given to the children, focusing on essential skills. This needs to be completed and returned to school by the following Monday and we will go through the questions in class.
Reading is a vital skill and helps children across the entire curriculum. Please encourage your children to read as often as possible, aiming to read aloud with an adult at least 3 times each week. I would expect this to continue even when your child is a ‘free’ reader as the process of reading aloud really helps with their comprehension and developing writing skills. This, along with any independent reading, should be recorded in their reading record and brought into school each day.
In addition to our English and Maths lessons, our theme this term is ‘Marvellous Myths’ focussing on Ancient Greece. There are lots of exciting activities planned and I am sure that the class will enjoy learning about this area of history across our History, Geography, Art, D and T and Music lessons. In P.E., I will be working with the children on a variety of skills this term including gymnastics, tri-golf, fitness and netball. In Science, they will be looking at electricity and animals including humans.
If you have any queries or concerns, please speak with me at the end of the day or phone the school office and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I am looking forward to the year ahead with you and your children.