Blenheim Primary School

"Aiming high in the heart of the city"

Year 4


Welcome to Year Four

This year, our classes are named after animals.

 

 

The Tigers are taught by Mrs Sharif and Mrs Milne.

 Tigers are found in the wild in Asia and are the largest members of the cat species. Though there are 9 subspecies of tigers, 3 are sadly extinct, one is extinct in the wild and the remaining subspecies are endangered. Tigers occupy a variety of habitats including  tropical forests, evergreen forests, woodlands and mangrove swamps to grasslandssavannas and rocky country. They can be found in South and South-East Asia, China and the Russian Far East. Tigers are carnivores who usually hunt alone, at night. They are generally solitary animals, though a group is called a 'streak' or an 'ambush'. 

 

 

The Owls are taught by Miss Childs and Miss Rothery.

Though there are more than 200 species of owl in the world, there are only 7 species found in Britain. Owls are specialist hunters; they have many impressive adaptations that allow them to catch their prey, such as excellent eye sight and hearing, feathers coloured for camouflage and sharp talons and beaks. British owls can be found in a variety of habitats, such as fields, woodlands, moorlands, mountains or cliffs. Owls are territorial animals who live alone. A group of owls, however, is called a 'parliament'. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 4 : Things to Know

Indoor Shoes

All children need a pair of indoor shoes or pumps to wear inside. 

Homework, Spellings and Mental Maths

Homework is sent out on a Friday and due back the following wednesday, this will include mental maths and spelling and we test these on a Wednesday.

PE and Swimming Kit

Please make sure your child has the appropriate PE kit. This includes plain jogging bottoms or shorts, a plain t-shirt or long sleeved top and trainers or pumps.

For swimming, children need an appropriate swimming costume, towel and goggles (if necessary). Please do not bring shampoo. 

 

 

Some helpful documents to support learning in Year 4

This half term, our topic is called Amazing Humans. Please check back to find information about our learning intentions.

 

Below are the Maths guidance for ways of calculating in year 4.

In Maths, we cover many different areas and return to them regularly to consolidate and move the children's learning onto the next level. The link below shows a summary of the main areas of Maths to be covered in each block throughout year 4.

Year 4 Mathematics Termly Overview.docx

This Autumn term we will be covering unit 1 of Block A,B,C,D and E. The following links show the specific objectives for each block.

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block A Objectives.docx

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block B Objectives.docx

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block C Objectives.docx

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block D Objectives.docx

Year 4 Mathematics Planning Block E Objectives.docx


Please see the following links for help with our calculation policy for each of the four calculations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and subtraction.

Addition Y4 Blenheim.doc

Subtraction Y4 Blenheim.doc

Multiplication Y4 Blenheim.doc

Division Y4 Blenheim.doc 

 

 

 

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