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Spring 2 IPC PROJECT: They Made a Difference

  • In Science:

    We will know:

    • about leaders from the past.
    • about significant people from the past.

    We will be able to:

    • create timelines to record significant events.
    • gather information from Primary and Secondary sources.

    We will understand more about:

    • Primary and Secondary sources.
  • In International:

    We will know:

    • how the World Wide Web connects us.
    • about significant people from around the world.

    We will be able to:

    • write music using different representations
  • In Society:

    We will know:

    • about significant people who fought for our rights.
    • what Democracy is, what it looked like and what it is today.
  • In maths

    We will be able to:

    • Use a grid for division.
    • Draw a pair of axes and label positive and negative numbers.

    We will know:

    • Lines of symmetry….and much more!

    Remember to continue helping your child with times tables – they need to know all 

  • In English

    We will be exploring narrative and other genres of writing through Varjak Paw.  We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills, and understanding, in particular: descriptive writing, fronted adverbials and conjunctions, expanded noun phrases and using speech correctly…and so much more!

  • important dates:
    • Monday 19th March 2018 -  Entry Point:  What makes me significant? Year 4 will be exploring the range of things that make each one of us significant in each other’s lives, now and in the future.
    • Wednesday 28th March - Exit Point – They Made A Difference Gallery of Learning ​
    • Thursday 29th March Break up 2:00 pm
    • Friday 30th – Friday 13th April Easter Holiday         
    • Monday 16th April School re-starts
    • Tuesday 24th April - Class Photographs
    • Friday 27th April - Griffon 2 Class Assembly
    • Friday 11th May - Griffon 1 Class Assembly
    • Friday 18th May - GDF Disco    
    • Friday 25th May - Break up for Half Term      
    • Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June Half-Term Holiday
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer Fair
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Thursday 19th July - Year 6 Leaver’s Show
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task: Given out: Due Back:
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Spelling Book Thursday Tuesday
Reading Passport Ongoing


  •  To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day and record what you have read in your reading journal. 
  • Practice your times tables and spellings
  • Fill in your reading diaries and have a grown-up check and sign them.

Dates of Project Homelearning:

  • Due Tuesday 6th March 2018 Create a poster of all the people who have made a difference to your life. Why and how have they done this?

  • Due Tuesday 20th March 2018 Create a presentation/leaflet/poster to show everything you have learnt this project.

Things to remember

P.E is on Thursdays

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining


Music Thursday mornings.

It is very important that the children take their instruments home and practice in order to keep up with the lessons. They should be brought into school every Thursday.

Messages from the Staff

Remember to talk to your grown-ups about this weeks Big Writing Talk Homework.

If anyone would like to come into class for a regular session to hear children read, then please let us know.

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