Year 4

Year 4

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Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all

Year 4 children and parents

بِسْــــــــــــــــــمِ اﷲِالرَّحْمَنِ اارَّحِيم

Autumn 1

As-salāmu ʿalaykum wa-raḥmatu -llāhi wa-barakātuh. 

Inshallah you all had a great summer and enjoyed the beautiful weather. Please read below for information concerning Autumn 1. If there are any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to come and speak to me.

 

English

The English curriculum will continue with the development of spoken language, reading and writing skills. Children will develop their reading comprehension skills as well as learn spellings, punctuation and grammar. They will learn new skills and contexts for writing based on core texts. This term we will be looking at ‘’The Iron Man” written by Ted Hughes.

 

Reading (minimum of 10 minutes a day) – Shared reading and reading aloud helps children develop their higher-order comprehension skills. Please remind your child to fill in their reading record and complete their reading journal every week.

Spellings (10 minutes per day) – Please encourage your child to learn the spelling rules and the meanings of words as well as the spellings. Encourage children to use READ, COVER, WRITE, CHECK method.

Maths

The National Curriculum for Maths is being taught using the ‘Singapore Maths’ approach.

This term our focus will be mainly focusing on place value within 10,000 and learning how to add and subtract using 4 digit numbers. We will also solve some word problems using bar models.

 

Topic

In History we will be learning about how the Ancient Greeks lived their lives and how they have impacted our modern lives today.

School uniform & PE kit

Please ensure that all items of clothing are labelled with your child’s name. PE lessons will take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Children must come to school with their PE kit on the days that they have PE.

Science

Our Science topic this term will be ‘Electricity’. We will be finding out about how electricity is involved in our lives and the benefits of electrical products, such as the electric car.

The Multiplication Tables Check (MTC)

This academic year, 2022-2023, we expect and are preparing to have their multiplication skills formally tested in the new statutory test. 

We encourage children to memorise multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12. This will only aid them in the future.

By regularly practising, children will develop their knowledge of multiplication tables in order to recall facts with precision and fluency.

Islamic Studies and Arabic

Children will continue to revise surahs from the Holy Qur’an as well as duas. They will continue learning Arabic from our specialist Arabic/Islamic Studies teacher. Their topic this term is the importance and significance of Ikhlaas and the Basmallah.

 

 

Year 4 Homework Guidance

Homework is important because it helps to consolidate classroom teaching. Please establish a homework routine and encourage your child to complete their homework that will be set on the Year 4 Google classroom and IXL.

 

Computing

In computing this term we will focus on online safety and word processing.

Useful resources

https://www.childnet.com/resources/be-smart-online

https://apps.mathlearningcenter.org/number-pieces/

 

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

Iron Man Pic
Greek Pottery

Year 4 Staff

Ustadh Bas has been working at Iqra for a number of years and is a key member of the Iqra team. He is an enthusiastic, committed and approachable teacher. Ustadh has worked across KS1 and KS2 with and this year he will be teaching Year 4.  We are delighted to have him with us.pproachable

Ustadha Tunc is an experienced teaching assistant and has years of experience working with year 4. She was with the class last year and will continue the class this year inshallah.

Ust Mughal is an experienced LSA and she will be working closely with one our students this year as well as heling others in the classroom. 

Latest Year 4 News

Year 4 – Reduce Reuse Recyle

Year 4 – Reduce Reuse Recyle

Year 4 went on an educational visit to the Wandsworth Waste Management Authority to learned about what happens to our waste after we throw things in the bin. It was a very interesting experience although the smell was truly awful. It was no suprise with all the...

Year 4 Does 9 Elms !

Year 4 Does 9 Elms !

Year 4 took a trip to Nine Elms to investigate how the land is being used for our geography field trip. The key question for the local area fieldwork study was, ‘How has land use in our local area changed over time?’. We identified Nine Elms using a map and described...

Year 4 Version 2.0

Year 4 Version 2.0

Welcome to Iqra VA Primary School's Year 4 class (2.0). We have completed our move and settled in nicely to the new building. The children especially enjoy the new library corner with many new books and the introduction of First News which is a newspaper that is...

The children have made a good start to the new school year and have quickly settled into their new routines. If you wish to discuss anything then please don’t hesitate to contact us. JazakAllah Khair for your support. We look forward to seeing you in school.

Barakallhufeekum

Upcoming Events

Oct
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all-day Half Term break
Half Term break
Oct 24 all-day
Half Term break
Children have half term for the week.
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all-day Inset Day
Inset Day
Jan 3 all-day
Inset Day
Teachers are in, busy with training. No children or classes are running today.

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