Cherry Orchard, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9AN

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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus

Welcome to Year 4's Class Page 


Homework 12/01/18  -  23/01/18


The children have been set a Creative Project this half term. They have been asked to research and create a Norman Castle, in preperatino for our topic 'Why were Norman Castles not Bouncy?' in March. They can use any type of material they wish to create their castle but they must research its structure first. 

Spellings - The children will still be set these each fortnight.   











Spring Term Learning in Year 4 

Maths - This half term the children will begin by recapping our understanding of measurement. The topics in this include converting between different measurements (e.g. g - kg, cm - m etc), area and perimeter. The children have also been given a Maths Prodigy username and password which they can use to practice their understanding in maths. 

English - This half term we are exploring Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. We will be creative weird and wonderful character descriptions, creating our own class magazine and writing our own story in a similar style of Gangsta Granny, where our character has a secret identity. 

Science - The children in Year Four this half term will be investigating around the topic 'Living things and their habitats. The children will learn how we group animals according to their features and characteristics. We will also have a go at making our own habitat for a specific animal and consider what animals need to survive in a specific habitat. 

RE -  Our next topic in RE focuses on 'Jesus being the Light of the world and Beloved Son'. We will be exploring different stories which describe Jesus as a 'light' We will also be reading about Jesus' Baptism and considering the different parts of Baptism and the items that are used. 

Our Kite Project - We also tested them to make sure that they could fly !