Holy Family Catholic Primary School
Happy New year from the Year 4 team. We hope you had a pleasant and restful Christmas
And we are looking forward to an exciting and productive 2023. Kind Regards Mrs Brenton
Termly Curriculum Coverage
To link in with our geography topic this term we will reading the book
The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry.
A beautifully illustrated book that explains the importance of the Rainforest to animals and humans alike
Reflecting our class book, we will be writing:
Also include weekly spellings and Grammar and punctuation lessons
In this term we are looking at all things multiplication and division including:
Our RE topic this term is : Community
We will explore what it means to belong to a community, including what are the responsibilities and commitments of belonging to one,
Learn about the life of the local Christian community –exploring our own parish.
Make links between the call of the apostles and God’s call to people to serve him today.
In Geography this term we will be studying South America specifically Brazil which will include:
In our Topic Sound
Identify how sounds are made, associating them with vibration
Recognise that vibrations from a sound travel through a medium to the ear.
Find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it
Find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.
Recognise that sounds get fainter as the distance from the sound source increases
Our ukulele this term will continue on Wednesday afternoons
Our PE sessions will continue on a Thursday
Our computing sessions will be on Tuesday afternoons
To Link to our Geography topic children will be imaging they have to spend several night in the Amazon forest, they will Design and build a mini-greenhouse to replicate rainforest conditions. For this they will build structures with increasing independence and accuracy. Also demonstrate an understanding of how they make stronger and more stable structures
Other Useful Information
Homework : Children in year 4 will receive homework on a Friday to be completed throughout the week at home. This will include