Class Information

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Typical Day

Doors open at 8.50

Registration

9:00-9:15   Early Morning Activities and Interventions

9:15 - 9:30 Assembly

9:30 - 10:30 Literacy or Numeracy

10:30-10:45 Spelling/Grammar Excersises

10:45 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:15 Literacy or Numeracy

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch

1.15-1.30 Guided Reading

1:30 – 2:15   Foundation subject 

2:15 – 3:15 Foundation Subjects

3:15             End of Day

 

Reading

Reading at home is crucial. Children should read for 15 minutes each night - this can be either their home reader of a book of their own choice. This will be more productive if it is carried out in a calm, quiet environment. We are working on building independence with selecting books. When children have finished the book bands, they use a Book Bingo Card to help select their next book. When finished they must write a comment in their reading record and discuss it with a member of staff before changing it. We also use reading tick sheets to reward the children for the amount of time they spend reading.


Homework: Given out on a Friday and returned the following Wednesday. This will change over the year to a termly project handed in at a given date.

Spellings will be set weekly - Please see 'Homework' for more details.


Times Tables – the government has announced that all Year 4 children in June 2020 will sit a multiplication tables check. This is to ensure all 8 and 9 year olds have learnt their 12 times tables. To prepare for this, it is essential that pupils have their 2, 5, 10, 3 and 4 times tables learnt by Christmas. We will do a times table test every Friday.

PE

PE lessons take place on a Thursday afternoon every week. All children are expected to take part in a full PE kit and trainers/pumps. Earrings can be won at school but, for health and safety reasons, they are not allowed during PE.

 

Please see the 'Meet the Teacher Leaflet 2018-2019' for more information.