Glenfall Community Primary School

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Year 4

This term our topic is Ancient Greeks.

Ancient Greece for Kids Book Illustration

We will be generating our literacy work from 2 novels for the summer term These are:

The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo

The Wreck Of The Zanzibar Synopsis

Life on the Scilly Isles in 1907 is bleak and full of hardship. Laura’s twin brother, Billy, disappears and then a storm devastates everything. It seems there is little hope…that is until the sailing ship the Zanzibar is wrecked on the island’s rocks and everything changes…

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Who Let the Gods Out?: the first EPIC laugh-out-loud adventure in Maz Evans's bestselling series by [Maz Evans]

Elliot’s mum is ill and his home is under threat, but a shooting star crashes to earth and changes his life forever. The star is Virgo – a young Zodiac goddess on a mission. But the pair accidentally release Thanatos, a wicked death daemon imprisoned beneath Stonehenge, and must then turn to the old Olympian gods for help. After centuries of cushy retirement on earth, are Zeus and his crew up to the task of saving the world – and solving Elliot’s problems too?

Home Learning

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Greeks

Spelling Year 4

spellings Y4 Summer TermApples

spellings Y4 Summer Term

Daily Spelling Sheet

Science

We are learning about:

Plants

  • identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants: roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers
  • explore the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant
  • investigate the way in which water is transported within plants
  • explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal

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.

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

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

Times tables worksheets that we do every day in class.

Full Programme – TTRS worksheets (1)

5/1/21 – 8/1/21    Start on Week 11, session 2

11/1/21 -15/1/21 Week 12. session 1-session 5

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.

Take a look at our photos

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