Key Information about Class Four

Your Teachers are Ms Johnson (Monday-Wednesday) and Mrs. Maitipe (Thursday-Friday). Mr Monk will be working with the class every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Swimming will be every Monday afternoon. Please ensure that your child has the correct swimming kit (swimming costume or swimming shorts, no earrings, hair tied up or swimming hat). Please ask if any questions.

PE will be on a Wednesday afternoon and will be taught by Bristol Rugby coaches. Children will need a pair of trainers, blue or black shorts or trousers, and a plain white or plain coloured t-shirt. 

Homework and spellings will be given out on a Thursday and due back in the following Thursday. Spellings are tested on a Thursday morning. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

Our topic this term is...

Discovering Bristol! 

 

We’ll be studying the history of our school and the surrounding area including the docks. We’ll develop map reading skills, and link this to our work on coordinates in maths. As keen artists, we’ll also create sketches and mixed-media art work inspired by the local area. In science, we will be learning about food and eating and investigate local food webs.  

Latest Class Four News

 

We learned about Fair Trade as part of Fair Trade Fortnight. Check out our posters (and some of us hard at work producing them!) in the gallery below.

Our Marvellous Maths Learning

This term in Maths we have focussed on measures - mass, distance, money and time. We have solved real-life problems using measures and applied our addition and subtraxction skills to new contexts. 

 

Keep practising by:

telling the time (using the 24 hour clock if you can)

adding up money and finding change when you go shopping

totalling and scaling-up masses (weight) when you cook. 

 

These online games all use the same skills, and are tablet-friendly:

 

Telling the time

Calculating time intervals 

Shopping game

Super Science

We investigated the effect of different liquids on egg shells, as we know that egg shells are similar to tooth enamel. We discvered that on its own, sugar doesn't damage enamel (although cola does stain!). It is acid, as produced by sugar-loving bacteria in our mouths, that dos the most damage. We tested the pH (how acidic) each liquid was using strips of litmus paper. Vinegar (acetic acid) was stronger than orange juice (citric acid) and the the weakest acid as apple juice (malic acid). Can you guess which one damaged the egg shells the most?

Our Homework Projects

Class Four created some amazing Circus-themed projects for their homework, inspired by our work around 'Leon and the Place Between'. We had a fantastic afternoon sharing, playing and admiring everyone's fantastic efforts. Here are a selection of some of the children's wonderful work.  Well done, Class Four! 

Your Weekly Spellings

Homework and spellings are given out on a Thursday and due in the following Thursday.

Spellings are tested on a Thursday morning.

 

Year 4 Homework Thursday 7th June 2018.

 

For homework this week, please complete the Magic Squares.

Remember: a homework task should take you around half an hour to complete. If it is taking much longer, you do not need to complete it.

If you finish the Magic Squares with plenty of time left, see if you can create your own Magic Square with numbers on each row, column and diagonal adding up to the same total.

 

Green group - please learn the first six spellings. Blue group - please learn all ten. 

Links to learning activities

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melisa(less than a month ago)

can you add some sciencs games on the class page

Maya(about a month ago)

I love class 4 so much!!! The teachers are really helpful.

Isaac S(about a month ago)

this spelling is so easy

JESSICA HYNAM(about a month ago)

guess what happened to me the day after I saw Trudi I broke my wrist but its better now I'm coming to Bristol on bank holiday

Mubarak(a couple of months ago)

The games are quite easy. Well... apart from the fractions they keep on tricking me (How?)

Nusaybah(a couple of months ago)

can we do some more cooking

Nusaybah(a couple of months ago)

class 4 is the best !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gabe Muller(a couple of months ago)

I can not find a game Mrs Maitipe put up

JESSICA HYNAM(a couple of months ago)

I MISS YOU ALL SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH

Lachlan(a couple of months ago)

Mrs Maitipe can we learn about how animals communicate please?

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