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This year the class teacher is Mrs Pierlejewski, supported by Miss Jones, Mrs Stanley and Mrs Riding. 

We look forward to having a brilliant year in year 4 and having lots of fun times together!

Our P.E day is Monday (the year 4 classes are taught by a coach and play lots of fun games and sports in their bubble) Please come to school dressed in your P.E kit on this day. This can be jogging bottoms and a white t-shirt or shorts and t-shirt on warmer days. Children will remain in P.E kits and do not require a change of clothes. Yoga for year 4 takes place on Tuesdays. Children do not require a P.E kit on this day but they can wear one if it is more comfortable for them. Please remember to provide a named water bottle  to bring into class which can be accessed during the school day. Water bottles will be sent home daily.  Reading books will be sent out on Mondays and can be read at home and returned by Friday please.  They will then be sent out the following Monday. 

Thank you for your support. 

 

 

Half Term Reading

Below is a link to our Autumn Reading Bingo. We would like you to complete as many of the reading tasks as you can and share your completed bingo board with us on Twitter @ChrissiesSpeke.

You can access free online books by signing up at  www.readliverpool.co.uk 

Autumn Reading Bingo

30th September - Topic - Environment. Class 4P created beautiful save the turtle bracelets today..

June 2020

Our themed home learning menus will continue to be added weekly to the website.  Each week will be a different theme, but if you would like to spend longer on a theme, that is absolutely fine.  In addition to our theme, we have added some basic skills for that week (maths, reading, phonics etc) to the top of the menu. These are things that children should be practising regularly, so spending a little bit of time on these each day will really help.  We hope you are enjoying the themes and please share any work with us by emailing f.gaskell@st-christophers.liverpool.sch.uk or on Twiter @ChrissiesSpeke

We hope you are all keeping safe and managing to have fun completing some of the home learning challenges and activities. To help you with some maths work, why don't you check out the videos which shows the fun way  Mrs Corstin and her daughter learn their times tables. Click on the link below to view them.

With many of our children at St Christopher's, as well as other schools around the country, having to self-isolate due to COVID-19 ( Coronavirus) we want to make sure that the children are still learning while at home. To help with this, we have created a sample timetable for learning at home, which you can find below.

 

We have created a home learning menu around a certain theme, with a selection of activities that you may want to do at home.  A new menu will be uploaded each week with a different theme.  We hope you enjoy trying some of the activities.

 

Spelling and Maths Shed will also be updated weekly with different tasks.

 

Below are English and maths activities that are easy to follow from Hamilton Trust.  They will be added each week so that they are there for you if you need them. 

 

In addition, there is also a link to the White Rose website.  This is the scheme we use to support our maths planning in school.  The link takes you to their home learning page, which has a series of lesson ideas to follow.

 

Finally, Twinkl.co.uk have a fantastic website that offers lots of wonderful resources and ideas. We have downloaded some of the activities to keep your child(ren) busy and learning while they cannot attend school. You can also find them below.

Sample timetable for home learning

Below are some activities for you to try at home.  We have created a home learning menu with a different theme for each week.  You can do as many of the activities as you like; there is no expectation for you to complete them all.  You might decide to do the same topic over 2 weeks and miss a different topic out and this is absolutely fine!  The activities cover lots of different subjects including English, maths, DT, science, history and geography.  We hope you enjoy the topics and have lots of fun completing the activities.

Home learning - week 6 - half term fun

Home learning menu - week 5 - Dinosaurs

Home learning menu - week 4 - In my Liverpool home

Home learning menu - week 2 - bugs theme

Home learning menu - week 1 - colour

Natwest money lessons

 

Natwest bank are providing live maths/money lessons every Monday.  They also have lots of free, fun and interactive learning activities and games, which are a great way of way of introducing money topics at home.  CLICK HERE to find out more.

English Literacy Counts

P.E

Our P.E day is Tuesday, please ensure children have their full kit in school.

Book Bags

Book bags should come to school every Monday. It is important that home readers are shared at home and returned to school.

Water Bottles

Children are encouraged to bring a bottle of water to school every day. 

Spellings

Spellings will be given out every Friday. It is beneficial for the children to practise both at home and in school, in preparation for a weekly test every Friday. 

 

Autumn 1

 

English- Poetry Riddles

This half term we will be studying riddles. In English we follow Talk for Writing and are looking forward to exploring lots of riddles to later innovate and imitate. 

Maths-Fractions

We start the autumn term looking at place value. In the next few weeks we will be partitioning numbers and developing our number sense by consolidating our place value knowledge. 

Topic

In Geography we look forward to comparing our home city of Liverpool to the big apple, New York city.

P.E

Our P.E this half term is athletics. We will be working on our sprinting, high and long jump. We will be recording our personal bests. 

This term, we will be looking at riddles, dilemma stories and persuasive advertisements. Also, in the lead up to Christmas, we will be doing some exciting work based upon the Christmas adverts by Aldi, featuring Kevin the Carrot.

 

In addition to our English lessons, we will be doing lots of grammar, handwriting and spelling. Weekly spellings will be given out each Monday to be tested on Friday. 

 

Here are some useful websites to practise your English skills at home:

 

BBC Bitesize English 

Spelling Frame

Literacy Shed

This term, we will be learning to add, subtract, multiply and divide larger numbers using different written and mental methods. We will be learning to measure length, area and perimeter. We will also be looking at fractions. 

 

Every morning, the children will do maths based wake up work so please be here on time! Calculating at nine will be continuing this year and children will be given times table homework every week. 

 

Here are some useful websites to practise your maths skills at home:

 

BBC Bitesize Maths

Maths Shed

Top Marks Maths Games

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