Welcome to Egypt class page!
Class teacher: Miss Murrell
LSA: Miss Shaikh
Egypt class are enthusiastic and highly motivated students who display exemplary behaviour, acting as fantastic role models to each individual at Powers Hall Academy. They understand the importance of kindness, mutual respect and treat others how they expect to be treated in return.
Each week the children will be expected to:
• practise their set spellings on Spelling Shed.
• practise their recall of the times tables on Times Tables Rock Stars.
• read on MyOn.
The links for these websites can be found below. The log in information for all of these websites is in the front of the children's planners.
Things to remember!
Please ensure that each day your child is bringing in their:
• pupil planner
• school reading book
• water bottle
• PE kit (on PE days)
Egypt class have PE on a Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning during Key Skills. Please ensure PE kits are kept in school and are labelled.
Year 4 Multiplication tables check
In June 2022, all Year 4 pupils will take the Multiplication tables check. Please find below information for parents and a link for a practice multiplication tables check.
Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overview
Spring Term Curriculum Overview
Maths - We will be continuing to follow Power Maths, a UK curriculum mastery
programme, focusing on multiplication and division, where the children will be learning new written methods.
In addition, we will be focusing heavily on our Times Tables preparing for the Multiplication check coming up later on in the year.
English - This half term we will be reading 'Anglo-Saxon Boy' by Tony Bradman. This book will accompany our narrative writing focus. We will be learning to create varied sentences, incorporating grammar techniques to add cohesion.
Connected Curriculum - Our focus for the Spring term is History. Children will be learning all about the Anglo-Saxons including the ideas, beliefs and experiences of men, women and children during this period. Furthermore, children will also be learning about the struggle between the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons for the Kingdom of England.
Science - In the first half term we will be focusing on Sound followed by Electricity in the second half term.
PE - Children will have twice weekly PE sessions, taking part in a variety of sports such as football and gymnastics.
RE - Children will begin the Spring Term learning about the religion of Hinduism.
Computing - Children will learn about how to keep safe online and how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft tools.
DT/Art - In Art this term, children will be using paint to mix and match colours, explore tint, tone and shade and use colour to reflect mood. They will be looking at the work of painter David Hockney to observe colours in artwork.