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Week commencing 10. 06.19

Next week we will be writing our Thank You letters to Stibbington for our excellent trip, the children really enjoyed themselves and were fantastically behaved throughout the day.  Photos from the day can now be found in our gallery. We came back to school with some fantastic artwork that will be coming home with the children over the coming weeks. In Maths we will be continuing our properties of shape work and with Mrs Hillier on Tuesday, children will continue their money work.

Science will continue to be sounds, History will continue to be Vikings. Children have started ICT, learning how to edit texts and images, this will continue working towards creating a poster. Children are starting to look at KS2 production songs in Music. PE will be Wednesday morning with Mr Sanderson and Friday with myself.

Please continue to read with your child, encourage them to learn them spellings and have a go on Timestable Rockstars!

Have a lovely week! :) 


Week commencing 03. 06.19

Please remember our Viking day at Stibbington is the first day back! Exciting! Long trousers and closed shoes - non school uniform.

Please continue to read with your child, encourage them to learn them spellings and have a go on Timestable Rockstars!

Hope you have a lovely half term! :) 



Week commencing 29. 04.19

Hope everyone had a well deserved and enjoyable Easter break. We have had a very busy first week back, and all the children seemed to enjoy the new swimming instructors on Thursday! New homework grids have now been given to the children.

Next week we are continuing decimals in Maths and looking at Erik the Viking Saga in our English. ur topic is Vikings so this will be the focus in History, and Sound is our Science focus. 

Please continue to read with your child, encourage them to learn them spellings and have a go on Timestable Rockstars!

Have a good week :)


Week commencing 25. 03.19

Next week in English, we will continue to look at persuasive writing and Maths will be focusing on decimals. Friday 29th will be a whole school RE day for all children to take part in. Science will continue to focus on our topic electricity and this topic will link into all other subjects of the curriculum.

Please continue to read with your child, encourage them to learn them spellings and have a go on Timestable Rockstars!

Have a good week :)


Week commencing 18. 03.19

Next week is a very exciting week because on Thursday we out for the morning dancing for Darcey Bussell! The children are very excited and have been working really hard on their dance. I will be taking photographs on the day to be able to post onto our class page. As well as this, it is world poetry day on Thursday.

English will be looking at persuasive texts and fractions in Maths leading into decimals. We will be doing our 3 spring tests over the course of Monday to Wednesday for Maths, SPAG and reading. 

Please continue to read with your child, encourage them to learn them spellings and have a go on Timestable Rockstars!

Have a good week :)


Week commencing 11. 03.19

Next week is science week, our chosen scientist is Einstein! We will be researching him through week and producing work to be shown at the Science fair at the end of term. 
Class photos are Tuesday morning. Talent show auditions Tuesday lunchtime. 

Mrs Hillier is in the class Tuesday afternoon and all of Wednesday. 

On Friday, children will take part in Silly Science Workshops.

Have a good week :)



Week commencing 04. 03.19

Next week we have World book day on Thursday. We will be continue our fraction work in Maths and our explanation texts in English. 

Have a good week :)



Week commencing 25.02.19

Welcome back :) I hope everyone had a great half term.

We are starting our new topic - Electricity! We have lots of exciting things to look at the first week back; in particular we are excited to re-read our letter from Wallace and Gromit asking for our help to design and explain new contraptions for them. Friday also sees the laugh on Timetables Rockstars - super exciting!!



Week commencing 11.02.19

Next week in year 4 we have our class assembly on Tuesday. We are really looking forward to showing you everything we have learnt this last half term. Parents evening is on Tuesday and Wednesday evening and Friday is the last day of the half term.

Have a good week :-)

Week commencing 04.02.19

Next week in school is Art week. Throughout the week we will be researching an artist in the classroom and producing a piece of work in their style. On Thursday, we have a collapse day in which all children will move around different classrooms to their chosen art activities. 

Please remind children to practice their spellings, times tables and addition and subtraction.

Have a good week :-) 

Week commencing 28.01.19

In English we will begin to look at retelling a story from a characters perspective, and in Maths our multiplication and division work continues. On Thursday we have a visit from an artist in preparation for Arts week.


I hope your children passed the message on, but in case not, to inform you in March our class has been chosen to dance and perform for Darcey Bussell - very exciting!! So we will be practicing our dance each Thursday afternoon to get it perfect!

Have a good week :)

Week commencing 21.01.19

Just as a reminder, and in case children forgot to inform you, spelling test has now been moved to a Wednesday and tackling tables and addition and subtraction to a Tuesday.

We will finish our descriptive writing this week in English and we have a special guest teacher on Tuesday morning in Maths!

Have a good week :-)

Week commencing 14.01.19

Just to begin, I wanted to say that the school trip to the museum was fantastic and the children are a credit to the school - their behavior was exceptional.

Next week, we will be continuing our Escape from Pompeii work, and our Multiplication and Division work.

A reminder that clubs start up again next week.

Have a good week :-)

Week commencing 07.01.19

This week we will continue our work in English on Escape from Pompeii and Multiplication and Division in Maths.

Thursday is our school trip to the Museum for A Really Roman Day. Children will leave school on the bus at 9:15 and will arrive back at school for the end of the day. Please can children still come to school in their school uniform. Photos will be taken of the day and uploaded onto our class photos page.

Friday bike ability 10:00 - 12:00. Children not taking part will be writing their recounts about Thursdays school trip.

Have a good week :-)

Week commencing 02.01.19

Welcome back, I hope everyone has enjoyed their Christmas break and Santa was good to all! Thank you again for my lovely gifts and Christmas cards!

This week, we will start our new topic - Romans! Looking at Escape from Pompeii in our English lessons, and continuing with Multiplication and Divison in Maths.



The final week of school with involve lots of Christmas themed activities, Christmas parties and Sing out for Cancer! 

Thank you all for support during the first term and the children for working so hard. Thank you for my lovely gifts, and Christmas cards. You have all definitely made the nice list!


I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


See you all in 2019 smiley

Week Commencing 10.12.18

Into the forest will remain our focus in English, as children will begin to write their play scripts for a particular scene we have looked at. In Maths we will continue to look at mulitplication and division. The Water Cycle will be our focus for our final science lessons. 

This week children took part in Indoor Athletics at AMVC, it was a fantastic morning and the children really did themselves proud and tried their hardest. I am very proud of them!

Learn with your child event was fantastic, thank you so much to all the parents who could make it, sorry to those who couldn't make it, maybe next time! I hope you all enjoyed the Christmas crafts and it got you in the mood for Santa coming!!

Please continue to practice spellings, times tables, addition and subtraction and reading with your child at home. Have a good week :-)

Remember, only 17 sleeps till Santa!! frown

Week Commencing 03.12.18


This week the story 'Into the forest' will be introduced in English, leading up to children writing their play scripts based on one chapter. Maths will look at multiplication leading to division. 

Wednesday - Children to come to school in PE kit, we will be at AMVC all morning competing in the indoor athletics competition. 

Wednesday evening - Christingle service in the hall begins at 6pm.

Thursday - Learn with your child event from 9am.


Please continue reading, practicing times tables and spellings.

Have a good week :)

Week Commencing 26.11.18

Play scripts will be continued this week, whilst in Maths children will complete a consolidation paper for the Addition and Subtraction unit of work before moving on to Multiplication and Division. On Friday, children will have their weekly spelling test and will be completing their Tackling Add and Subtract sheet to hopefully score 100!

Please continue reading, practicing spellings and working on addition and subtraction questions. Have a good week :)

Week Commencing 19.11.18

This week will be the start of our Play script topic in English and we are nearing the end of our addition and subtraction work in Maths. In Art, children will be able to create a collage of the great wave using lots of shades of tissue paper. Friday will be the weekly spelling test as well as the Tackling Tables quiz.


Please continue reading, practicing times tables and spellings. Have a good week.

Week Commencing 12.11.18
Kindness Week in school.

Children will write their final Newspaper reports that we have been working towards in English. Addition and Subtraction will be the Tackling test we will be completing this week. 

Friday the 16th is Children in Need which will be a dress down day - wear spotty clothing!!


Please continue reading, practicing spellings and working on improving speed with Tackling Tables.

Have a good week :-)


Week Commencing 05.11.18

Newspaper reports will continue to be our focus in English, alongside the continuation of addition and subtraction using formal methods in Maths. 

The book fair is in school all next week.


Please continue reading, practicing spellings and working on improving speed with Tackling Tables.

Week Commencing 15.10.18

In class next week we will be continuing our poetry in English and start to look at Roman Numerals in Maths in preparation for after half term.
Parents Evening is Tuesday and Wednesday night - these are 10 minute slots so please try to be prompt for your appointment. I apologise in advance if your appointment runs slightly late, but I don't intend on this happening.

Friday is the last day of our first half term, in the morning we will be having an E-Safety assembly and in the afternoon, year 4 have been chosen to take part in a building project so will spend the afternoon in the hall working on this.

Week Commencing 08.10.18

Next week, year 4 will continue their poetry work in English and problem solve using a variety of skills in Maths. Children will have their Tackling addition and subtraction test on Friday so please stress the importance of how practice helps! Alongside this, spellings are to be practiced too, and reading either independently or out loud to help support them. 

Week commencing: 01/10/18


Next week children will begin Poetry in English and continue their place value work in Maths. 

Individual school photos are on Monday.

Harvest Assembly at Church is on Tuesday and we will be joining with Year 3 to sing a song. 

Grandparents lunch is on Thursday.

Please can I stress that children should be reading through the week, practicing their Tackling Tables and learning their spellings. Spelling scores were low this week so please encourage your children to practice them!


Week commencing: 24/09/18

This week in year 4:

During our English lessons we will be developing a success criteria for different features that are used in a diary entry in order to be able tow rite our own diary entry from the perspective of Annie - a character from the story we are reading called 'Storm' by Kevin Crossley-Holland.

In Maths, we will continue with our place value work, starting to move onto looking at negative numbers which is a new topic for children. During this week, they will complete a place value review quiz in order to see what they have understood since we have started.

Science, we will continue to look at Living things and their Habitats. Some fantastic homework has been produced alongside this topic.
During DT, we will be experimenting with different materials and whether they are waterproof or not. This will be based around looking at Tsunamis and what materials would be best to use during one.

ICT will be based around internet safety and will be lots of discussion based about how we stay safe on the internet.

Children will take part in PE twice in the week, focussing on athletics with Mr Sanderson in preparation for our indoor athletics competition at AMVC on the 5th December.

Children will have both their spellings test and their Tackling Tables test on Friday.


Please continue to work with their spellings, times tables and reading. Once you have read with your chid, please sign their planner for me to see on Friday, therefore I can award them a Dojo for their effort.


Have a good week :-)

Week commencing: 17/09/18

This week in year 4.

In Maths, we will be continuing our work on place value and reviewing what we have learnt so far. Mrs Hillier will work on properties of shapes during Tuesday's maths lesson.

In English, we will continue to look at the story 'Storm' and start to create a descriptive narrative based around a storm. 

Within Science we will begin to look into animals and their habitats and how changes in the world and environment have an impact. 

Due to our topic being based around Extreme Earth, children will be looking at montages of natural disasters in both Design and Technology and Art to help inspire them within these lessons.

RE will be taught by Mrs Hillier and children will be looking at creation and sharing their opinions and ideas surrounding this.

During PE, we will be working on skills that can be transferred and used in defensive games.