Y4 – PULLMAN Class
Welcome to Year 4! In our class the teacher is Mr Welsh and the teaching assistant is Mrs Clayton.
We are very excited about introducing you to Year 4. Over the course of the year, we will be exploring an array of significant people, places and points in time, beginning with Alfred the Great, Lundenwic and the year 1066. Our class book to start this term is ‘The Lost Happy Endings’ by Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray, which I hope will also produce lots of fantastic writing.
Pullman Class will study the topics of 'States of Matter', 'Sound and Electricity' and 'Living Things and their Habitats' in science lessons, as well as the dynamics between the Greeks and Egyptians and the impact of climate change in topic lessons. For a detailed breakdown of the curriculum, please see below:
The fantastic new curriculum is centred around the study of 3Ps: a famous person, a famous place and a famous point in time. Year 4 will be looking at these ‘Ps’ during the year:
I’m originally from Scotland and have spent over half my life in England. I graduated from Winchester University with a degree in Law and I have recently become a newly qualified teacher through the Wandsworth Primary School Consortium.
Homework will be given out every Friday to be checked the following Wednesday.
In Year 4 it is expected that all children read for at least 15 minutes every evening to an adult. We also accept an adult reading to their child during this time if you wish. This reading time must be recorded in their reading records to be checked weekly at school.
Children will also be sent home with weekly times tables and spellings to be tested every Wednesday. Please ensure that these are being practised at home.
An additional task sheet will be stuck into your child’s homework book. Complete one of these tasks once a week showing evidence of it in the homework book.
Failure to complete or present homework on the due date will result in your child completing it in their break times at school.
School Uniform and PE Kit
Could you please ensure that all school uniform, including PE kit, is clearly labelled so that missing items get returned.
If there is anything you would like to ask me about in regards to your child please do not hesitate to catch me at the end of the day to arrange an appointment. Alternatively, you may contact the office to arrange an appointment this way.
I look forward to meeting you all and beginning an exciting new school year.
Summer Term Curriculum Overview
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Year 4 Summer Term Class Timetable
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