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Year 4 News Summer Term 1 This half term the children will be learning about Life in India. We are asking that pupils make/do a project at home to bring in to share with the class by Wednesday 30th May. Literacy—writing instructions, stories about imaginary worlds and enjoying fantasy poetry. We are also recounting traditional Indian stories and comparing life in Britain and

India. Numeracy—one and two-step problems, including using calculators to help with our numeracy. As always we will be working on our times tables. (see Homework) PE—Tag Rugby and Athletics. Science—Friction and other forces.

& creating Rangoli patterns, Henna hands and paper bags (using repeated patterns). Music—exploring and comparing traditional and modern Indian music. Geography—identifying the landscape and features of India and an Indian town. SEAL—Finding out about relationships; including issues to do with loss.

Monteney Primary School

April—May 2012

Special points of interest: ☺ Praise Assembly — Friday 8:559:15am. We will try to let you know in advance if your child is in Praise Assembly . ☺ Y4CD Class Assembly 2nd May 2012 8:55-9:15 Inside this issue: This term

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SEAL news

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Assembly days

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School Information

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Homework

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Contacting the Y4 team

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Art & DT—designing

Reading Records Can you please ensure that your child is filling in their Reading Record each night. Thank you.


Monteney Primary School

We hope you have found this edition of the Y4 Class News helpful.

Monteney Primary School Monteney Crescent Sheffield S5 9DN

Please let us know if you would like any more information on the newsletter.

Phone: 0114 2467916 Fax: 0114 2467965 Email: enquiries@monteney.sheffield.sch.uk

If you have any concerns about your child or any issues in the year group please do not hesitate to contact any one of the Y4 team at school.

Website: http:// monteney.sheffield.sch.uk

The Y4 team @ Monteney are Miss Devey, Mr Murch & Mrs Mellor Both Y4 classes will continue to go swimming on Thursdays for the Summer Term.

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The first week back was Science week. Throughout the week we looked at different way things moved. The children enjoyed completed a range of ‘Move it’ workshops with different teachers. Thanks to all the children and parents/carers who created a futuristic vehicle.

Homework this half-term Paper homework (with return by dates)

Reading

will be sent out from both literacy and numeracy groups.

Your child should be reading for 20 minutes per night . Please encourage them to complete their Reading Record. We would love one of the Y4 classes to win the £100 to spend!

Maths—Your child can access times tables and ‘Learn its’ homework online on e-zone2. Both of these offer timed challenges so the children can compete against themselves. Education City— There are ‘My City’ areas for literacy and numeracy groups . We would encourage pupils to complete at least one activity for each subject per week. If you need any help with this please come and see someone from the Y4 team.


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