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St Martin's Church of England Primary School

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!  

4OG - Mrs Organ and Miss Grey

4J - Miss Jewell

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 4 please see link below.

 

Year 4 Overnight Camp at Fernhill Farm on 30th June-1st July 2022 (details to follow)

 

Roman Topic Terms 1 and 2:  Year 4 classes history topic will be focusing on the Romans and the children will have the opportunity to enjoy first hand experiences during the Autumn Term.

Weston Museum will support Year 4 with the topic. The children will make replicas of Roman pottery and sew their own Roman Standard Flags. A Roman Museum exhibition will be set up in Weston Museum with children's work and labelled artefacts for the public on Tuesday 14th December after school (more details to follow).

 

In order to fund all of the opportunities for our Roman Topic we are asking for a voluntary contribution of £3.10 to be made by Monday 11th October via www.parentpay.com  Please see copy of letter below which has also been sent out via SchoolPing.

 

   

Some of Year 4's excellent Roman artefacts and drawings from their first homework project. 

We look forward to including them in our Roman museum!

 

 

Year 4 had a great time last week developing their pottery skills further. Using air dry clay, they made Roman pots to add to their growing collection of artefacts for their museum display in December. Well done Year 4!

2020/2021

Year 4 Overnight Camp Adventure 1st and 2nd July: Year 4 had an amazing time at Osprey Camp! They took part in an assault course, enjoyed den building, fire wood collecting, cricket and a farm tour. The children had the opportunity to play games around the camp site, create gods eyes and play in the forest area.


The children were a credit to the school and staff were incredibly impressed. The Year 4 Team hope they enjoyed it as much as they did! The children returned to school on 2nd July and shared a picnic lunch together provided by our Kitchen Team.

 

Year 4 Make Biscotti: As part of their Geography topic on Italy, Year 4 made chocolate chip Biscotti. Working in small groups they weighed and combined ingredients before creating a dough log. Our wonderful kitchen staff then baked the biscotti biscuits for them. The children evaluated their efforts and were able to taste their biscotti before taking the rest home.

 

Year 4 Anglo-Saxon Topic: Y4 have really enjoyed their Anglo-Saxon topic and finished off Term 4 by creating or drawing Anglo-Saxon houses for homework.

Here are just a few of some of the amazing pieces we’ve had in. Well done Year 4!

   

 

   

As part of our Year 4 Home Learning, the children have been looking at illustrations by Quentin Blake following a YouTube video of how to draw Willy Wonka. We were very impressed with what the children achieved. Well Done! ⭐️

 

Term 1: Our Year 4 Roman Topic homework displays 

 

Year 4 Ancient Romans: The Year 4 classes had a very busy Autumn Term learning about different aspects of Ancient Roman life. They created a range of artefacts both in school and at home. During the last week of term, to celebrate their learning they chose some of their artefacts and created museum like labels. Here are some of their amazing achievements! Well done to everyone in classes 4J, 4L and 4O.

 

Explorer Dome Visit: Year 4 started their Science topic of sound with a visit from Explorer Dome. In the dome they learnt about vibration, sound waves, pitch and hearing through an interactive and hands on show. There was thunder and lightening, pops and pipes and music made. It was an experience not to be forgotten! Thank you to Ben, Matina and James from Explorer Dome

WEBSITES FOR LEARNING AT ST. MARTIN'S
Just a reminder about some of the websites we use at school to help children learn that you can also access at home!

 

Edshed:

https://play.edshed.com/login   Spelling Shed and Maths Shed

(pupils have their own log in name and password)

 

Times Tables Rock Stars: (pupils already have their own log in and password)

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

Reading Eggs:     

https://readingeggs.co.uk/  (pupils have log in details)

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37
This website has links to lots of maths games that are both computer and tablet  

 

Espresso:

http://www.espresso.co.uk  

Username: student3749 Password: stmartins

Espresso online gives children access to useful resources to help them with their learning, covering a range of subjects.  A reminder of log in details has been sent home via email to parents.

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