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Year 4

Welcome to Y4!

 

General Information

 

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

 

PPA: Our PPA is on a Wednesday afternoon. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Little who delivers Computing and Mrs Marshall who will deliver Science.

Helping to assist in our classroom will be Mrs Hill (HLTA) and Miss Hawkins.

 

P.E: Our PE days are Monday (outdoor) and Thursday (indoor.) Please ensure that PE kits are brought in on Monday and remain in school for the whole week as P.E. days may change depending on the weather.

 Although we try to make sure kit goes home with the right child, this is sometimes a struggle and misplaced kit can be located in the Y4 cloakroom.

 

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. 

Home Learning Menus

Topics covered:

 

Autumn 2: Drowning in Plastic

 

This half term Year 4 will become plastic warriors as they tackle the war on plastic! Children will be coming up with lots of ideas to make Woodhouse West a more plastic friendly school. As Geographers, children will be identifying different climate zones as well as discovering how climate change if affecting our beautiful planet. They will be writing reports and persuasive texts before turning these into videos which will then be sent to other schools and posted on you tube. These will aim to inform and persuade other schools to follow in our footsteps. 

Topic Newsletter

Books to enjoy at home!

 

Autumn 2:

 

Kids Fight Plastic

Have you got 2 minutes? That's all the time it takes to become a #2minutesuperhero. Plastic is everywhere. It is in the rivers and it is in the sea. We need superheroes to fight plastic and help save our oceans.

Read this essential book and find out how you can become a #2minutesuperhero by completing 50 missions to fight plastic at home, school and on your days out.

 

Plastic sucks!

How can YOU help save our planet? This awesome and inspiring guide, written by McFly bassist and environmental activist Dougie Poynter, will show you how to get involved in the mission to cut out single-use plastic.

Plastic is everywhere and it sucks. It fills up our oceans, endangers our wildlife and never goes away. So it's time to take action, find ways to cut down our plastic use and help protect our environment. Together we can make a difference!

 

What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet 

Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling.

This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there's a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean?

 

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