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KS2 Home School pack To find out more about the teaching and learning approaches and expectations in Year 4  please click this link to the KS2 home/school pack.  Our home school agreement and information about behaviour management are also included in this document.

KS2 Home School Pack 2019-20 v1

Meet the teachers meeting Power Point presentation:Meet the teacher evening 2019

Year 4 Curriculum overview  Year4 Curriculum Overview

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PE:

PE is held weekly on a Thursday afternoon. All children will need to have their PE kits in school on the morning. Please ensure that during poor/cold weather you also supply your child with tracksuit bottoms.

Water Bottles:

Each child is asked to bring in a water bottle every day to school. Some children prefer to leave their bottle in school & refill this each day.

Home Learning

Reading

Reading and/or talking about their reading to an adult for at least 20 minutes, five times a week. This is to be recorded in reading records. Reading records and reading books should be coming into school on every day. Reading records will be signed by  adults to check regular reading has occurred.

Oxford Owl online resources to help your child at home.Your children can log in using this username and password by clicking on the ‘My class login’ button on the Oxford Owl site. We hope you and your children enjoy the tablet-friendly eBook Collection on Oxford Owl.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading/

Spelling

Spellings will be sent home termly to be learnt and practised. These will be tested in school on a weekly basis. The words chosen will be suitable for the age of the child and will either be high frequency words, common exception words or a spelling pattern. When writing their spellings please encourage children to join their handwriting using cursive joins.  

Maths

Times tables check 

Until now, there has been no way to measure children’s ability in timestables until Year 6 SATs.

The idea is now that Multiplication Tables Check to be taken towards the end of Year 4 to make sure children are meeting the benchmark of memorising their times tables up to 12 x 12 before moving up to Upper Key Stage 2 (Year 5 and Year 6).

https://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check/

Multiplication expectations:
In each year, children should be able to recite their multiplication and division facts
forwards, backwards and in random order.By the end of Year 2, each child should know their 2, 5 and 10 multiplications.By the end of Year 3, each child should know their 3, 4 and 8 multiplications.By the end of Year 4, each child should know up to the 12 x 12 multiplications.

Mastery  

Teaching for mastery in Maths is essentially the expectation that all pupils will gain a deep understanding of the maths they are learning. … A mastery approach to the curriculum means pupils spend far longer on fewer key mathematical concepts whilst working at greater depth.

Supporting your child at home;

To find out more about the teaching and learning approaches and expectations in Year 4  please click this link to the KS2 home/school pack.  Our home school agreement and information about behaviour management are also included in this document.