Mrs Cole

About Year 4

This year, your child will learn and explore a number of exciting topics in year 4. We will study a wide and varied curriculum following our cross-curricular linked units. The IPC units in year 4 include; Chocolate, Fashion, Active Planet, Temples, Tombs and Treasures, Do you Live around Here? and Bright Sparks.

 

Each topic involves many opportunities for the children to engage in practical activities to enhance their learning experiences.

 

We hope your child will enjoy learning in year 4 as much as we love teaching it! Please visit our blogs for more information about our lovely year group!

Mr Hogan

Mrs Javaid

Year 4

In English we study a variety of texts and genres including stories from other cultures, non-fiction texts and poetry. We use core texts such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bill’s New Frock, Meerkat Mail and The Iron Man.  

 

In Maths we will be learning key arithmetic skills such as using different mental and written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. In addition to arithmetic skills your child will explore shape, time, fractions, data handling and will apply their maths skills to investigations and problem solving.

 

Children in Year 4 also have the opportunity to take part in swimming lessons at Becontree Leisure Centre.

 

We hope your child will enjoy year 4 as much as we do! Please visit our blogs for more information about Year 4.

 

For further information you can view our Curriculum here.

The IPC Units for the Autumn term are Chocolate and Fashion.

 

The core texts are ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Bill’s New Frock’. In English we will be learning about stories set in imaginary worlds, persuasive writing and stories with issues. In IPC, we will be learning about the history of chocolate and how fashion has changed through the ages. We will be creating our own chocolates and staging a fashion show.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Spring term are Active Planet and Temples, Tombs & Treasure.

 

The core texts are ‘Escape from Pompeii’ and ‘Cinderella’. In English we will be learning about disaster stories, non-chronological reports and stories with a historical setting. In IPC, we will be learning all about volcanoes and the Ancient Egyptians.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Summer term are Material World, Bright Sparks and Do You Live Around Here?

 

The core text are ‘The Iron Man’ and ‘Meerkat Mail’. In English we will be learning about letter writing and diary entries. In IPC, we will learn about electricity, magnets, different materials and the habitats found in our local environment.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

Year 4 Latest Blog

Maple Class – Science – Investigation into Melting Points of Materials

In science in Year 4, we have begun to look at matter and the different states it comes in. We have looked at the three different states of matter which are solid liquid and gas. We have looked at the properties of each state of matter and sorted everyday objects into whether they were a ...

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Maple Class – Maths – Times Tables Week

This week in Maple class, we had lots of fun partaking part in times tables week. Each day we focused on a new set of times tables and did lots of different activities. We created times tables spider grams, did matching activities, spotting patterns on a 100 square, chanting and even some rockstar times tables! ...

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Harvest

This week, Parsloes Primary School celebrated Harvest! We would like to thank everyone who donated food which will be going to those most needy and vulnerable. The children learned about where their food comes from and reflected on the life of those people who have to rely on local farms. The children also thought about ...

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Maple Class – English – Creating Our Own Factory Rooms

This half-term, we have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This week we had a chance to create our room in the special factory. We had to use lots of different materials and patterns to create our worlds. We first had to brainstorm lots of different ideas for rooms and came up with such ...

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Address Details

Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk