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Transition Yr 3 to Yr 4 September 2020

Welcome to your Year 4 transition page. Here you can find out more about your class for September 2020.

We are really excited to show you who you will be learning with, where you will be learning and what you are going to learn in Year 4.

Some of you have not been in school for a long time, coming back to school you may be feeling a bit nervous about coming back. Don't worry! A few things may change but a lot of things are going to stay the same for you and your friends. 

Your Teachers

A message from your teacher

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Your Classroom

You have the same classroom you were in for Year 3. You will line up in the playground in the same place, your coat pegs are in the same place. You will still use the same toilets as when you were in Yr 3. At lunchtime you will eat you lunch and play on the playground, the same as when you were in Yr 3.

What will you learn in Year 4?

There are so many fun learning activities planned for Year 4!

Have a look below to see some of the exciting topics you will cover. More detailed information will follow from your teacher in September.

Learning Challenge

Through Learning challenge you will learn creatively about  History and Geography, you will explore through Design and Technology and Creative Arts.These are some of your Learning Challenge topics for in Year 4…

  • Romans
  • Ancient civilizations - Egypt
  • Local history - heritage study - Whitewebbs House
  • London
  • Rain forests
  • Local history map skills

Literacy

Much of your Literacy learning will be taught and linked through your Learning Challenge, there will be lots of opportunities for debate and discussion. You will learn about narrative writing for history, traditional tales, dilemmas and issues. You will build on your learning and extend what you did in yr3 with focus on biographys, diaries, information texts, poetry and non chronological reports.

Maths

Your Maths learning will cover

  • Number and Place value
  • Factors and calculation
  • Shape,angles and symmetry
  • Applying subtraction and addition
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Methods for multiplying  
  • Polygon and Coordinates
  • Perimeter, area and symmetry

Science

In Science you will learn through these topics

  • Human impact
  • What do we know about food?
  • Good vibrations
  • In a state
  • Who am I?
  • Our changing World
  • Switched on!

PSHE

The Global Pandemic of Coronavirus meant that many things changed for us all, When change happens it can cause us to become worried or confused, it can effect how we are feeling. We will be working on the importance of our mental health throughout this year to give us the skills to cope with how we feel and to enable us to know how to ask for and find help when we need to, so that we feel safe and secure and ready to learn. In September our PSHE focus will be - New beginnings and transition to year 4. Understanding our feelings and the Zones of emotional regulation.

RE

In RE this year you will focus on the questions below, learning about what Christians believe as well as extending learning about other faiths and religions...

  • How Did Belief In God Affect The Actions of People In The Old Testament?
  • Why is remembrance important to us?
  • What do Christians mean by peace at Christmas?
  • Do fame and Christian faith go together?
  • How does holy communion build a Christian community?
  • Why is Liturgy important to many Christians?
  • What do Sikhs believe?
  • What does it mean to be a Sikh?
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