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In science this half term we will be focusing on all of the different topics we have covered this year. We will be applying our scientific skills and working on various experiments. We will focus on creating fair tests and understanding the most effective ways to present scientific data. It will give us a chance to reflect on the different subjects and methods within each field.



Our Power of Reading book this half term is 'Gregory Cool' by Author and Illustrator Caroline Binch. This book is linked to our IPC topic 'Different places, similar lives' as it tells a story of young boy who has to is immersed into a new culture and has to learn to adjust to this. Across the half term we will developing our skills using commas to separate clauses, using past and present tense effectively and editing and improving our writing. 

Gregory Cool Blurb - 'When Gregory wakes up on his first day in Tobago with his grandparents, his heart sinks. The food is strange, the sun too hot, his cousin Lennox is on another wave length, and there are none of the televisions, video games and other high-tech gadgets that a cool city-boy takes for granted.'



In maths, we will be exploring money applying our understanding of decimals as well as our four operations to give change. Throughout this unit, children will continue to use their problem solving and reasoning skills in order to answer money problems. Following this, we will be investigating time, understanding how to read an analogue and digital clock. Then, we will be applying our understanding of statistics to create line graphs and read data effectively. The final topic in year 4 will be geometry, children will be exploring physical 2D & 3D shapes and understanding their properties. 



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  • Homework will go home on Friday and will need to be completed by Wednesday.
  • Times tables and spellings to go home Friday ready for a test on Monday.  
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