Mrs Eadie (Monday to Thursday AM) and Miss Wooddisse (Monday to Thursday PM and all day Friday). Ms Clark and Mrs Manning (support staff).
This term our main topic is the Mayans and the Rainforest.
The children's writing will use "The Explorer" by Katherine Rundell as an inspiration for their story writing. They will also write a non chronological report on an aspect of the rainforest, a balanced argument about FairTrade, a shape poem and an explanatory report.
The daily maths teaching will include arithmetic and reasoning following the White Rose Maths scheme of work. Spelling and grammar teaching will follow the Babcock teaching sequences following the "No Nonsense Grammar and Spelling programmes".
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In Science, this term the class are learning about the circulatory system and will be carrying out science investigations focusing on the observation and recording aspects of SC1 investigation skills. The school pet tortoise, Newton, is our responsibility and links nicely with our science learning.
Our art work this term is studying the artist Andy Warhol.
This term in PE Class 4 will be having Forest School sessions, be doing yoga and outdoor PE activities.
The RE focus this term is: "Why is the Torah important to Jewish people?" and "What did Jesus do to save human beings?"
This term, the class geography focus is "Why is Fairtrade fair?" The children will be also studying Ordnance survey maps and symbols.
The history focus is the Ancient Mayans.
This term, the children will make a piece of Christmas clay work to take home in DT the focus is on shelter building and making a "rainforest in a box".
In Computing we will be following the new online curriculum units in "Purple Mash". This term the children will be learning about spreadsheets and game creating.
Miss Wooddisse will be teaching the children to play the violins in steel pans and rainforest sounds. Watch out on our social media Instagram and Facebook pages for a video.