Email us at Year4@hanborough-manor.oxon.sch.uk
Mrs Woodward will be available between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.
BE SAFE ONLINE! Talk about online safety as a family. Here are some useful links and resources:
Welcome back! Term 6 Week 1
Please watch the video below and choose your task sheet. Remember to email your spelling score and your piece of writing.
Year 4 Term 6 Week 1 - Words ending in 'ar' and 'er'
Our Topic for Terms 5 and 6 is 'Bean to Bar'.
We will focus on Geography and Fair Trade.
ART BIG DRAW EVENT
Please click on this link https://bit.ly/2VPURh4 and watch the videos. You could have a go at creating one or more pieces of art inspired by them.
The 'drawing with objects' video requires the least amount of resources, but the others can be adapted using what you have at home.
When you click on the link, the page will say it needs login
details – ignore this and click on ‘Login as a guest’.
Please email any pictures of the artwork you create and have fun!
We will continue to upload photos of your fantastic learning. Achievements in Accelerated Reader and Mathletics will also be shared.
UPDATED 05.06.20 Congratulations to the following children who have scored well on their Accelerated Reader quizzes:
Ella, Sophie, Martha and Ethan
UPDATED 05.06.20 Congratulations to the following children who have earned a bronze certificate:
Alice, Jessica, Lizzie, Elliott, Reuben, Sophie, Oscar, Josh, Jack, George, Evie, Rocco, Lydia, Susie and Nick
UPDATED 05.06.20 Congratulations to the following children who have earned a silver certificate:
Lizzie, Elliott, Sophie, Oscar, Jack, George and Evie
UPDATED 22.05.20 Congratulations to the following children who have scored well on their Accelerated Reader quizzes:
Elliott, Sophie, Susie, Ella, Josh, Jack, Jessica, Lydia and Rhianna
UPDATED 22.05.20 Congratulations to the following children who have earned a BRONZE award:
Reuben, Sophie, Lola, George, Jessica, Evie, Alice, Martha, Lydia, Susie, Lizzie and Nick
Congratulations to the following children who have earned a SILVER award:
My book is Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis.
I love the book because it's interesting and creates a really good picture in your head.I recommend this book!! Recommended by Lizzie
I recommend Kick – by Mitch Johnson.
I like it because of the description, it felt like I was there. Recommended by Theo
It’s the Explorer by Katherine Rundell about 4 children who are lost in the Amazon when their plane crashes and they have to survive on their own. I think everyone should read it because it’s an exciting adventure story about children our age and it shows how courageous and independent kids can be. Recommended by Maeve
Slime by David Walliams. Recommended by Elliott
Magnus Chase books by Rick Riordan. Recommended by Isaac
Our Jigsaw theme for Term 5 is Relationships and our collective worship theme is Friendship. Collective Worship ideas for your family can be found here
REAL PE at home – online learning resources
REAL PE at home includes an online programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together. It includes a programme specifically for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 with 12 themes, 6 areas, over 250 activities and challenges and 1000s of hours of fun and activity. This programme is also great for family play and fun.
It also includes a programme for children in Key Stage 2, with daily and weekly guidance provided for both programmes (starting from this week) in addition to an option to choose your own themes and activities.
There are so many benefits to being active, not only to our physical wellbeing but also to our emotional and mental health, especially in such testing times for all of us. We hope that the ideas help support you and your family to stay fit and healthy in the coming months. Here are the details to access real PE at home:
The website address is: home.jasmineactive.com
Parent email: email@example.com
Welcome to the Year 4 class page
Mrs Woodward and Mr Jones are your class teachers.
Mrs Baker-Roberts is your teaching assistant.
Other teaching assistants may support small group work and reading sessions.
Information about Year 4
Year 4 will have outdoor PE on a Thursday with a sports coach and a further PE lesson on a Monday with Mr Jones or Mrs Woodward. Children will need dark shorts or jogging bottoms, a white t-shirt, trainers and a sweatshirt or hooded jumper in the colder weather. Long hair must be tied back for PE lessons, watches should be removed and earrings should be taken out. Any other jewellery is not to be worn to school.
Please take the time to review our uniform guidance on the parent page.
In Year 4, Homework will be sent home on a Wednesday and should be returned on Monday morning.
Children are encouraged to read books from our class library and from home. Once pupils have been issued with a reading record, we ask that the pupils (or parents) record what has been read. We encourage parents to listen to children and question them about the books that they are reading. Reading questions and ideas are on the class page for you to support your child with their reading.
Times tables are incredibly important in Year 4 as they will help children to understand some of the more complex mathematical concepts like division and fractions. Any additional support that you can offer your child at home would be gratefully received! There are a number of online games and websites that can support your child with their times tables but regular rehearsal really is the key! Year 4 pupils take part in a statutory multiplication test later on in the year and we are keen to support pupils in the lead up to this. The test is timed and pupils must answer within 6 seconds.
Age related spellings are given each week. These will be rehearsed in class but we would ask that they are practised at home too. In addition, your child may receive some of the spellings that were taught in previous year groups in order to consolidate their learning. In our English lessons, pupils will be exposed to the Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spellings. A copy of these spellings can be found on our class page for you to read through and practice with your child.
As a school, we will be focusing on the environment this year. We will be thinking about ways in which we can become carbon neutral by 2050. This is an important focus for us all and we will continue to explore ideas throughout the year.
In the Spring Term, we will look at Invaders and Settlers. Please see the curriculum map below for further details.
Our year group non-negotiable skills can be found on our class page. These will be a focus throughout the year and all pupils will be expected to achieve these skills by the end of the year (unless they are on the SEN register).
Pencil cases - pupils in Year 4 are provided with all of the stationery items that they will need in class. If pupils wish to bring in a pencil case then it should be small and flat, containing no more than 15 items so that it can fit in their tray. Stationery is limited to fountain pen, pencil, 1 rubber, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 ruler, 10 or less coloured pencils or felt tips.
Please come and talk to one of us if you have any questions or concerns.
Mrs Woodward and Mr Jones