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St Thomas' Road, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire FY8 1JN

01253 722022

secretary@st-thomas.lancs.sch.uk

St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

School closes for the summer holidays next Friday 22nd July at 2pm

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Welcome to Year 4

Teacher: Miss Melling

 

Teaching Assistants: 

Mrs Sayer (Mon -Thur am)

Mrs A (Fri am)

Our Gospel value is: PEACE

Useful information

Homework

Homework will be handed out on a Friday to be returned by the following Friday.

 

Spellings

Spellings will be sent out on a Friday and the children will be tested the following Friday.

 

PE
Tuesday and Wednesday are Year 4 PE days. Children need to come to school in their full school PE kit. 

 

Reading

Please try and listen to your child daily, if not regularly and sign the yellow reading record. 

 

Healthy snack 

You may bring a healthy snack for break-time if you are not having toast.

 

Water Bottles 

Please make sure that your child returns their school water bottle to school daily.

 

SUPPORT MATERIALS 

 

HOW TO USE TEAMS GUIDE FOR CHILDREN.

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 Class representatives

Eco council- Sienna and Oliver

School council- Paige and Logan

Sports leaders- Lucinda, Lucky & Alex

Art STARS- Annabelle and Isaac

During Year 4, all children will be required to participate in the multiplication times table check test in June. 

 The children have been working hard in class to learn their times tables and will continue to do so. 

Each week, I will set the children a challenge on TT Rockstar's. It would be appreciated if children could also participate with this challenge as part of their homework. 

11th November 2021  

This afternoon, for Remembrance Day we created some poppy art and learnt about the significance of the poppy and what each part of it represents. We used this time to reflect on the people who sadly lost their lives while trying to protect our country.

 

SPELLING LISTS FOR SPRING TERM 1 

SPELLING LISTS FOR SPRING  TERM 2

Home learning for any children isolating 2022

Break the Rules Day!

11th February 2022

Class dojo points will be awarded to children for completing homework on time, for being ready to learn, being respectful, working hard and for being kind and helpful.

Please connect with our class dojo to see the progress of your child. Invites have been sent to the email address provided at the office. 

READING IS A PASSPORT TO COUNTLESS ADVENTURES!

WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UP TO

In English, we are currently reading:

'The Moushole cat' by Barber and Bayley

Friday 10th June 2022

Ancient Egyptian Day 

 

Today we had so much fun. We came into school dressed up in ancient Egyptian costumes. We had a special visitor, Mr. Warrell, who taught us all about how the ancient Egyptians farmed, got their food, and made tools and we looked at a large range of artefacts. We then got to join in with lots of activities. We played ancient Egyptian games, ground wheat to make flour and we made scarab beetles out of clay. 

Friday 2Oth May 2022

We enjoyed learning all about the Antarctica on World Earth day. We created a non-chronological report with all the information we had found about the different animals and plants that live there.  We planed saplings and made flower bombs. 

Monday 28th March 2022

Today, we had a special visitor in school. We were all really excited to meet the author, Tom Palmer, especially after purchasing some of his books. He told us what inspired him to start writing and what he is passionate about writing about. He showed us some of his plans and told us a little bit about his new book, that will be published soon. We all had lots of questions to ask him and were really pleased that he signed our books. 

Friday 25th March 2022

We brought in lots of chocolate for 'Chocolate Trainers day', so that we could wear our own shoes. We cant wait to play chocolate bingo on the last day of term. 

Thursday 24th March 2022

This week in English, we have have been looking at non-chronological reports. We wrote down five questions, that we will include information for in our reports. We have been researching about different aspects of rivers, ready to write up in our reports next week. 

Friday 18th March 2022

As part of science week, we made posters about growth. Some of us chose to research human growth and some of us chose to reach plant and animal growth. We enjoyed finding out information about how things grow and we are pleased with how our information posters turned out. 

Science Week 2022

We started our science week off by planting some seeds. We are growing lettuce and carrots and cannot wait to see how the seeds grow into vegetables. 

13th December 2021

 This afternoon, we designed our own food packaging for a food type of our choice. We ensured that we included ingredients, best before or use by dates and how to store the food on our packaging. We are really pleased with how they turned out!

15th December 2021

This morning in D.T, we were given a list of ingredients available and designed a healthy snack. We really enjoyed making these. The best part was when we got to eat them!

16th December 2021

 We would like to say MASSIVE thank you to the PTFA for donating some money so that we could get these fantastic new books for our class. We are super excited about reading them!

13th January 2022

Today in geography, we used atlases to name and locate some of the most well known rivers in the world. We used the index page at the back of the atlas to find the page we needed to identify each river. We were able to identify the continent the river was in and name some of the countries within that continent.

Well done Year 4!

25th January 2022

In science, we looked at a range of items and identified whether they were a solid, liquid or a gas. We put plastic, paper and sugar into the solid category. Toothpaste, milk, and orange juice into the liquid category and air and carbon dioxide into the gas category. 

23rd February 2022

This half term in DT, we are using William Morris' wallpaper and textile designs and using him as our inspiration to create our own wallpaper and textile designs. We read about William Morris and what it was that inspired him when creating his designs and made notes about him. 

24th February 2022

In English, we are reading 'Gulliver's Travels'. We read, as a class, the introduction to the story and then generated questions that we would like to have asked Gulliver. We then interviewed Gulliver using 'hot seating', we really enjoyed this lesson.

25th February 2022

Today in DT, we are using some of William Morris's designs and practicing our tracing and drawing skills to transfer these onto a piece of plain paper.