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Year 4

Welcome to Y4!

 

General Information

 

Staff: The class teachers this half term are Mr TazzymanMrs Marshall (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Miss Robinson (Thursday and Friday).

 

PPA: Our PPA is on a Friday. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Hill.

 

P.E: Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday.

Children will come to school dressed in their PE kit. They do not need to bring school uniform to change into. All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain. Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie)

 

Homework:

Home learning menus are available on the website every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic. 

New spellings will be sent home on a Friday and children will be tested on these the following Friday.

 

Children can choose from a homework menu and for each task completed they earn a dojo point or even a Green Card! Please do share photographs of your children carrying out the tasks by e-mailing them to homework@woodhousewest.sheffield.sch.uk. 

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Books to enjoy at home!

 

The BFG by Roald Dahl

On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant.
Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle.
But there are other giants in Giant Country.
Fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat.
Can Sophie and her friend the BFG stop them? Let's hope so - otherwise the next child a gruesome giant guzzles could be YOU.

 

Horrible Histories; Ruthless Romans 

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Ruthless Romans, including: which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels, who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport.

 

 

 

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion. “All my life I’ll think of you, I promise I will. I won’t ever forget you.”

Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten.

 

The Ice Monster by David Walliams

This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth…

Read all about it! Read all about it!

ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC!

When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole – she’s determined to discover more…

A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime – from London to the heart of the Arctic!

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