Class 4

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Welcome to Emerald Class- Year 4/5
Croeso i dosbarth Emerallt- Blwyddyn 4/5
 
About us
Our class teacher is Miss Perry.
Our class teaching assistants are Mrs Baker, Mrs Nissar, Mrs James. and Ms Bana Suarez

 
Important Information

P.E and Forest School.:


·  Please remember to bring in your P.E. kit  every Wednesday.
·  You will need a t-shirt, shorts, trainers, tracksuit and a water bottle.
·  Jewellery is not to be worn for P.E.

.Forest School is on a Tuesday. 
.You will need jogging bottoms, a waterproof coat and wellies.


Reading Books:

Regular reading at home is still encouraged in Key stage 2. A daily reading session of 25 minutes is timetabled for every junior class.
There will be a greater emphasis on reading and comprehending, pupils will be developing their research skills using a range of non-fiction books related to the topics studied. Higher order skills such as skimming and scanning and use of index and glossary will be a focus.
Please bring your reading book to school EVERY day. Please encourage your child to read at home and sign the reading record when they have read.


Tuck Money

· Bring tuck money in daily in a purse, wallet or envelope, 20p each day is sufficient.

 
Numeracy

Maths is taught daily following the Abacus structure for lessons. Each lesson is divided into 3 parts: Mental revision (15 mins), New mathematics being taught and accompanying activity (45 mins), the plenary (15 mins)
The emphasis in Abacus is on mental agility. Skills will be taught and practised but the pupils own methods of computation encouraged.
Pupils will be encouraged to learn the following tables and to recall these facts within 5 seconds.
Year 4 - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 x tables
Year 5 -2, 3, 4 , 5, 6, 7,8 , 9 , 10 x tables
You could also revise your doubles and halves as well as squared numbers.
2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8, 9x9, 10x10, 11x11, 12x12, 20x20, 50x50


Topics

Autumn Term
Literacy: Villains, Highwaymen and Heroes
Science: Plants
Topic: Gods and Gladiators


Class Visits

Cinema 
Pantomime: Bridgend College


 


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E-on Workshop - Circuits and Creative Conductors

We were visited by representatives from E-on who came to talk to us about conductors and insulators. During the workshop we were split into groups and...

Geoboards on the ipad

We used the Geo-board app on the ipads to help us with our maths investigation.

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Topmarks Maths

Times tables and number skills.

Mad for Maths

Interactive way to learn to tell the time, measurements and other skills.

Woodlands Maths

Maths games to learn tables and number skills.

BBC Bitesize

Games to help you improve your maths, english and science.

SUMDOG

Maths Games to play against your friends. Please see the class teacher for log in details.

KidSMART

Safe surfing website for parents and children

Think you know

Cartoons and games to help with protecting you on-line

Internet Safety

Play games and learn about Intenet Safety with Dongle

Boudicca

Horrible Histories songs

Dance typing map

Learn to type the fun way.

Dynamo

Lots of fun activities for you to do at home.

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