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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Year 4: Blue Class

Welcome to Year 4: Blue Class!

Your Class Teacher is Emma.

This year our topics are:

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Blue Abyss Potions I am Warrior Burps, Bottoms and Bile Traders and Raiders Misty Mountain Sierra

Key Objectives for English and Maths are:

English Objectives:

  • Write quickly in a fluent and legible style
  • Use rich and varied vocabulary
  • Write engaging stories with detail and dialogue
  • Use headings, subheadings and paragraphs
  • Evaluate and edit own work
  • Read aloud confidently, clearly and with expression
  • Understand what is read
  • Retrieve and record information
  • Participate in discussions about books
  • Follow spelling patterns and rules
  • Use a range of grammatical functions to improve a sentence

Maths Objectives:

  • Solve number and practical problems in one or more steps
  • Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits
  • Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables to 9 x 9
  • Multiply up to four digits by one and two digit numbers
  • Solve simple problems involving fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Solve problems by converting units of measure
  • Estimate and compare and different angles
  • Identify a 2D and 3D shapes and their properties
  • Interpret and present data on a line graph

It is going to be an exciting year in Blue Class! We plan to:

  • Perform in front of the whole school
  • Make something to take home
  • Compete in a sport
  • Raise money for charity
  • Cook or bake something to eat
  • Have our work displayed
  • Grow a plant
  • Read with a child in another class
  • Develop our character through the 9 Habits
  • Learn how to save money
  • Sing lots of songs
  • Help each other to be our best
  • Learn how to be safe
  • Learn words in another language
  • Visit a place of worship
  • Recite a poem
  • Perform on a world class stage
  • Play in a team
  • Have a classroom job or responsibility 
  • Visit an art gallery or museum
  • Visit the Oasis Farm
  • Conduct an experiment
  • Share our interests and read to the whole class
  • Draw, paint and sculpt
  • Read lots of books
  • Write a poem
  • Learn about different faiths
  • Learn how to play an instrument
  • Make a costume
  • Take part in a carnival 
  • Learn to sew
  • Use a range of language

Blue Class Photo Gallery

Trip: Sea Life Centre

Blue Class really enjoyed their trip to the Sea Life Centre. We saw a range of habitats from the rainforest  to coral reefs and rockpools.  Favourite moments were walking over the glass bridge with sharks under our feet and being able to touch a real starfish. It really brought our Blue Abyss topic to life! We saw lots of creatures we had been learning about at school including anemones, coral and sharks.  We even managed to see the penguins at feeding time and hold a real penguin egg!  Our trip has helped us back in the classroom to write fantastic descriptions and create stories using the creatures we saw.