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Moving Up to Year 4. The Year 4 Team Laura Sneddon Michelle Kolossy Sarah Jagra Simon Leask – Year Group Leader Stephen Labelle.

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1 Moving Up to Year 4

2 The Year 4 Team Laura Sneddon Michelle Kolossy Sarah Jagra Simon Leask – Year Group Leader Stephen Labelle

3 Year Overview

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5 International Primary Curriculum (IPC) Cross curricular Skills based Topics are themed Active approach

6 IPC Topics Learning to Learn Time & Place Earth & Space Inventions & Machines Rainforests They made a difference

7 Literacy and Mathematics English and Maths Primary Framework Individual targets, provision and support Differentiated planning Focus on skills

8 Learning to Learn Children explore different learning styles The teacher will find out about preferred learning styles within the classroom Different ways of thinking and problem solving are investigated

9 Inventions that changed the World History - The history of invention is explored DT - Mechanisms are explored and working models are designed and created Science - Different materials and their properties are investigated Literacy – Play-scripts – Explanation texts

10 They made a difference History - The lives of historical figures are investigated Art - Techniques of well known artists are explored Literacy – Historical stories – Information texts

11 Saving the Worlds Rainforests Geography - Locations of rainforests are explored Art - Different styles of art are interpreted Science - The effects of light and heat on plants are investigated Literacy – Persuasive writing – Stories set in other cultures

12 Time & Place, Earth & Space Science – Light & Shadow investigated Geography – Geographical locations are identified DT – Moving mechanisms are designed and built Literacy – Journalistic writing – Stories set in imaginary Worlds

13 Residential Trip Curriculum focus An exploration of the rainforest During Term 2 Three days and two nights Staying at Gunung Geulis resort Visit to Bogor Botanical Gardens

14 Homework Responsibility and accountability Learning to manage time Tasks to embed prior learning Approximately 1½ hours per week Additional daily reading - journal Usually Maths, Literacy and Spelling Issued on Monday, returned on Thursday Learning opportunities provided through online learning resources (Edmodo)

15 The School Community Supporting one another Specialist lessons: P.E, MFL, Music Special days and events Communication Student planners Parent Reps Appointments Reports Any way that fits!

16 Year Group Routines Library – change books once per week Year Group assembly – once per week Morning routine – arrive prepared to learn Whole school faculty (PE, Music, MFL) & Enrichment activity schedules

17 Your child will need… A hat and water bottle Labelled kits to change into A healthy snack and lunch To pass valuables to their teacher An independent reflective mindset Determination to succeed Resilience and a smile!

18 Preparation for Year 4 Ensure your child continues to learn over the holidays Reading everyday is essential Regular mathematics work is welcome Regular writing opportunities - diaries, letters, recounts of experiences, stories set in location of holiday etc.

19 Any questions?

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