Year 4

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: The Wind in the Willows

During English we will be exploring Mystery and Suspense story writing, Formal letter writing and Instruction writing. In Math we will be extending and challenging ourselves within the number topic, specifically learning how to tackle word problems, fractions and converting between analogue and digital time. As part of Geography we will be looking at different types of maps including aerial and ordinance, as well as plotting a route to take for a specific journey. As part of our Science work we will be investigating living things and how they can be grouped using classification keys. If you have any ideas or comments to make about the topics we are covering in the Autumn term it would be greatly appreciated. We really value your contributions in your child's education.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: The Radical Romans

Welcome to Year 4! This half term our topic will be 'The Radical Romans'. We will be looking at two new texts in English, with a focus of newspaper and persuasive writing. In Maths we will be strengthening our knowledge of place value and calculation as well as learning Roman Numerals.

During the afternoon sessions, we will be creating Roman mosaic art. Additionally, we will be looking at where the Romans settled in Geography and put our research into a timeline in History. To enhance our learning and understanding of the Romans, we will be visiting the Dewa Roman Museum in Chester.

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