We have much planned to keep the children happily busy learning, starting off with our class assembly on Fri 25th February, to which you are all cordially invited.
Dates for your diary:
School photos ~ Tuesday 25th Feb
• Class Assembly & Coffee Morning ~ Friday 28th Feb
• PA Quiz night ~ Saturday 1st March
• World Book day dressing up day ~ Monday 3rd March
• PA Wine tasting evening ~ Friday 14th March
• Tog day for Sports Relief ~ Friday 21st March
• Speech competition final - Tues 25th March
• Half day ~ Friday 28th March
NB There will be no Open Day due to building works so Friday 21st March is a normal school day.
The children have brought a poem home today to learn during half term for the speech competition. I hope the children will be given every encouragement to enjoy practising their poems to family and friends.
Have a restful and enjoyable week.
This half term the children will perform, film and edit their own Theatre in Education film. KS
We will continue reading Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Comprehension will be closely linked to our writing work, focusing on tenses, technical language and editing. We will also be preparing for the poetry competition. RA
Children will be planning and writing their own poetry and fantasy stories. RA
Mrs. Allery’s maths group ~ This half term we will be focusing on multiplication & division, doubling and halving; Time: reading and writing times and time duration; Weight: reading scales recording using decimal notation, and practical estimating and weighing activities; Data Handling and probability; Addition and Subtraction involving three digit numbers using various strategies.RA
Ms Turner’s maths group ~ This half term we will be focusing on multiplication & division, doubling and halving using mental strategies. We will be revising place value including tenths and will be using all four operations to solve money and word problems. It will help your child to revise times tables to 10x and number bonds to 20 for instant recall. JT
This half term the children will be learning about ‘circuits and conductors’. They will learn about where electricity comes from and the dangers of electricity. The topic also includes the difference between conductors and insulators, how switches work and what makes a complete circuit. Their investigations will focus on changing the brightness of bulbs or speed of motors by adding cells and more components. EG
We will begin a new unit of work on ‘Britain since 1948’. This will involve looking at the Coronation of Elizabeth II and other important events from the 1950s. RA
We will continue our study of India by focussing on the village of Chembkolli and comparing life in an Indian village with our lives in Hillingdon. JT
After our successful trip to the Synagogue, we will be completing our topic on Judaism by looking at celebrations and customs. RA
This half term we will be learning about family members, pets and other animals. We will also be looking at different modes of transport. As usual we will be consolidating prior vocabulary and providing the children with lots of discussion opportunities. TW
We will begin by revising days and months and will go on to identifying the seasons. From here we will start a unit on house and home looking at vocabulary for the various rooms.This will link with work already covered on prepositions as we look at describing where things and people are in the house using singular parts of the verb être . RP/TMS
The children will complete their Scratch programmes. They will then learn how to record and edit sound and video. They will use these skills to support their work in drama. MHL
This half term we will be continuing with our Sound Colour topic, where the emphasis will be on composition, rehearsal, performance and evaluation. RA
We will be completing our Indian themed work and will be finishing the term with some Easter crafts. JT
This half term we will continue the course on Mindfulness which we started at the beginning of term. We will be looking at Dealing with Difficulty, The Story-Telling Mind and Happiness as our themes.
PE & GAMES
In Tuesday games lessons Y4 boys will participate in unihockey activities and Y4 girls will participate in tag rugby activities. Girls may wish to bring old trainers or football boots in a small bag to change into as the field can get muddy, boys will need just trainers and no football boots. In PE lessons on Mondays the children will start some kwik cricket activities to develop their bowling, batting and fielding skills. SAW