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Year 4 – Sycamore Class

Class Information

Year 4 Class Teachers: Miss Harper and Mrs Cramer

Year 4 Class Teaching Assistant: Miss Powney

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Welcome to Sycamore Class (Year 4)

Welcome to Year 4!

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, you will be greeted by Mrs Cramer and on Thursdays and Fridays, you will be greeted by Miss Harper. You are all extremely lucky to have kept Miss Powney as your teaching assistant for this academic year. We are all looking forward to working closely with you and helping you along your journey through Horton Kirby.

Within your end-of-year school report pack, you will have received this term’s topic web showing you all of the wonderful activities and learning we will be completing this term, including our trip to Heathside! This term, our topic is ‘Mighty Metals’ where we will have a big focus on Science, particularly, forces! As well as this, there will be topic homework sent out supporting our learning for this term, please have a look and give them a go so that we can discuss and display your fabulous home learning in class.

All we ask is that you try your best and find learning fun!

Lastly, we ensure to follow the national curriculum for the primary curriculum in England for programmes of study and attainment targets for KS2.

We look forward to welcoming you into Sycamore Class!

Timetable

Our timetable can be downloaded below. Here, parents and pupils have the opportunity to view the class schedule to see the day-to-day routine including the range of curriculum that is covered. We have found that children with SEND have responded well to visually seeing the structure of the day ahead.

Sycamore Class Timetable
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Terms/Topic Information

Our learning this year will be based on the topics below and will change accordingly each term. Parents will receive a Topic Web and ‘Did You Know’ at the start of each term informing them about what the children will be learning. This will also be available below to download.

At Horton Kirby Church of England Primary School, we have introduced ‘100 Things Before I Leave Horton Kirby Primary, this helps to give children the opportunity to tick off big items throughout their primary years. The experiences and activities KS1 get to complete include:

#7 Learn to swim
#16 Build a shelter
#19 Try new foods
#28 Take part in drama performances
#29 Recognise and celebrate religious festivals
#30 Chinese New Year Dance Workshop
#31 Black History Month
#34 Attend a book fair
#35 Meet a real-life author
#43 Attend a summer fete
#47 Take part in Sports Day activities
#53 Make a video
#58 Go to the park (Heathside)
#61 Collect conkers
#76 Enjoy a meal with Mum/Dad/Carers for Mother’s Day/Father’s Day
#84 Learn another language
#100 Become a historical figure – Viking, Stone Age, Tudor, etc.

More Infomation about the subjects can be found on our curriculum pages

TermTopicTopic WebKnowledge OrganiserFun FactsGlossary
1Mighty MetalsTerm 1 Topic WebTerm 2 Knowledge OrganiserTerm 1 Fun FactsTerm 1 Glossary
2Tribal TalesTerm 2 Topic WebTerm 2 Knowledge OrganiserTerm 2 Fun FactsTerm 2 Glossary
3Potions
4Gods and Mortals
5Flow
6I am Warrior - Tremors

Home Learning

Each term, pupils will be given the opportunity to enhance their learning through extra research regarding their topic. The downloads below will be updated each term to help pupils expand their knowledge and reinforce their learning from class.

Home Learning Ideas (Term 1 - Mighty Metals)
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Home Learning Ideas (Term 2 - Tribal Tales)
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Useful Parent Resources at Year 4

For further useful resources, please visit each curriculum page.