Glenfall Community Primary School

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Year 4

This term our topic is South America and The Amazon Rain forest. As part of our Literacy we will reading The Explorer by Katherine Rundell. This is an adventure story about some children who manage to survive a plane crash in the rain forest. It is a great story and helps the children understand the importance of the rain forest and also about its historical importance as well. 

The Explorer By Katherine Rundell

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them …

Home Learning

South America and The Rainforest September 2020

Spelling lists for the autumn term.

Week 1-10 autumn spelling Apples

spellings Y4 2020 2021 1 1

Daily Spelling Sheet

 Maths Games

Top Marks is a website with lots of good games children can play to help them with their maths. Hit the button is a great one for times tables.

Times Tables Rock Stars is also up and running. All children have received a user name and log in.

This term our PE sessions will be on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure that children wear their PE kits to school.

Forest school sessions will take place  on a Wednesday. It is important that children have wellies in school  to be able to join in Forest School sessions. It would be a great idea to keep them in lockers for the term.


We are learning about light and sound

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