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                  Welcome to Otter class! 


Summer Term ☀️



Here's looking forward to some warmer weather and brighter skies!

Please take a look at the curriculum newsletter below to find out what we will be learning this term.

Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

Year 4 Curriculum Newsletter - Summer Term


Music lessonsWednesday
PE (Please have kit in all week)Monday 
Spelling homework due in/new list handed outFriday
Reading Records handed in




Please listen to your child read at least 4x a week.
Please ensure your child has their reading book and reading record in their bag every day.

Buddy reading 📚

We had so much fun during our bug hunt this afternoon. We were finding bugs to help us with our classification keys.

Jubilee Celebrations - Year 4 Bhangra Dance

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A great day was had by all at the jubilee celebrations! 

Our wall of fame ⭐️

Our amazing times table knowledge! 


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Our first samba lesson! 🥁

Some of our fantastic Easter cards, have a very happy Easter everybody! 🐣

We had so much fun taking part in the Easter Egg Hunt today! 🐣

We made string telephones to help us understand how sound travels.

This afternoon we had a go at making our own pan flutes. They were really cool and we made lots of different sounds including sounds with high pitches and low pitches.

Today, in science, we were playing musical instruments to investigate how the pitch of a sound changes. 

World Book Day buddy reading 📚

Poetry workshop with Andrew Powell Thomas.

Pancake races on Pancake Day 🥞

Celebrating Baba Marta Day! 

Let the building commence! 

Active blasts 🏃‍♀️🏃

Today we began planning our lighthouses. 

We enjoyed looking at OS maps and found the symbols we had learnt about. We also used our grid reference knowledge to find places. 

We made switches to add to our circuits.

Some of our fabulous letters to the Lighthouse Keeper ⛴

Making circuits in science.

In Maths we have been using manipulatives to help us with our division.

In science we are learning about electricity. William and Poppy volunteered themselves during the lesson to show static electricity ✨

PSHE - Making friends 

Today, in Topic, we worked in groups to produce a freeze frame of becoming a knight.

P.E with Mr Furse 🎾

In English, we were learning about contracted words e.g. can’t.

Autumn Term

Year 4 Curriculum Newsletter - Autumn Term

Buddy wanted to make a Christmas card like us but made a mess in the process! 

Buddy loves reading. He loves reading so much so that he read lots of books last night and left a mess for Otter class to clear up! 

Buddy has been playing tricks on Otter Class! 

Our Christmas decoration we created for the Minster care home 🎄

This morning we found Buddy parachuting through the classroom! 

We acted the story of how Ganesh got his elephant head.

Buddy seemed to be having lots of fun this morning! 

This week, in science, we have been learning about the water cycle. We had so much fun recreating the water cycle in a plastic bag. We observed the different processes. 

In computing we have been learning about the importance of the internet and how it works. We couldn’t believe that once upon a time there was such a thing as dial up internet! 

In Maths this week, we have been learning about multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000.

Today, in science, we investigated whether temperature affects how quickly a solid turns into a liquid. 

Times table bingo! 

King Alfred research 👑

Drumming with Mrs Hurley 🥁

One Run Global Relay 

Pethy Bear came to visit Otter class last week 🐻

Our first drumming session 🥁

Today, in Science, we have been sorting solids, liquids and gases. 

We had so much fun acting out Sir Gawain and The Green Knight! 

Our School Councillor, Eco Team member, Librarian and Digital Leader.