Welcome to Connaught and Laurel!
Throughout Year 4, the children will be learning about diversity, equality, collaboration and respect through a broad range of topics, including:
Key concepts such as Social Responsibility, Justice, Gender Equality, Democracy, Envionmental Care, Social Exclusion and Discrimination and Disability are built into everything we learn.
In Year 4 our children hone their critical thinking skills through topic work including the following literature;
We are very excited to announce the rollout out of the Timestable Rockstars program across the school.
Year 4 children across the nation will take a statuatory timestable test at the end of the acaedmic year. The multiplication tables check will assess Year 4 pupils to fluently recall a range of times tables. The test will be done on a computer or tablet and pupils will have 5 seconds to answer each question.
Your child has their own TTR account which they can access both at school and at home, so please encourage them to practise as much as possible so that their fluency, accuracy and confidence increases!
Information about the test:
We will have a weekly spelling test every Friday morning. Children should learn their spellings each week ready for their test. Please encourage your children to learn their spellings and find ways to make it fun and engaging! Here are some strategies that we use in school:
It was lovely to see so many children had gained the Year 3 badges and were wearing them on their jumpers coming up to Year 4. We are proud to say that even more children have gained their Year 4 Bronze badges and are now working towards Silver. Badges are earnt by following our School Aims and our Keys to Success.
PE is every Tuesday afternoon and children should bring their PE kit in a bag. Earrings and other jewellery should not be worn on that day.
In Y5 children will have the opportunity to go swimming.