Welcome to Year 4!
Our page will be updated with all the exciting things we have going on and any important messages.
Your Year 4 Staff members are -
Miss Trotman/Mrs Watts
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to speak to us we will be happy to help.
Autumn term topics
States of Matter
children can read any books from home along side a school book or access Oxford Reading Buddies.
Children can earn a Dojo every time they read.
Linda Lowery & Richard keep
Escape from Pompeii
by Christine Balit
by Eva Lbbotson
and many more.
In Guided Reading we will be reading:
The Fire Makers Daughter
by Philip Pullman
Our first religion that we will be learning about is 'Judasism' thinking about the question - How special is the relationship Jews have with God?
In French we will be having great fun learning
How to speak French along with looking at
(personal development, social skills and health education for children and young people aged 3 years to 16 years)
we believe that PSHE is the foundation for learning and development in all children.
In Fordbridge we use Jigsaw.
What is Jigsaw?
Jigsaw is a complete set of lesson plans for schools, one for each week, covering personal development, social skills and health education for children and young people aged 3 years to 16 years.
Our aim is to equip children to understand who they are, to be healthy and happy and good, caring people.
There is a strong emphasis on emotional wellbeing and mental health.
In school as part of our PSHE scheme we will be discussing the importance of the PANTS rule with all children
please click on the image below to access the PANTS rule website and child friendly Pantosaurus video.
Please could you inform the office if anyone different will be collecting your child/children from school or from one of the afterschool clubs.
After school clubs will finish at 4:15
In Year 4 the children's P.E will be swimming lessons.
This is an amazing opportunity for the children and it is amazing to see where they start from and what they achieve by the end of the year.
Swimming will take place each Thursday morning. All children must attend school in full school uniform with an additional bag containing their swim wear. Please ensure to remember a clean towel and spares of any clothes you wish your child to change into.
In Year 4, all children have the opportunity to attend brass lessons and bring home their own brass instrument to practise. Please take care of these instruments and send them into school with your child each Wednesday for their music lesson.
Fordbridge are now using our Dojo system to help you stay informed on how well your child is doing in school,
a quick way for you to communicate with your child’s teacher and a new, exciting style of homework!
Dojo will be used for the following:
Children will be able to access home learning daily.
Parents Dojo Guide Step-by-step video
How to get set up in four easy steps:
How to access homework:
suitable black shoes
grey/black skirt, dress or trousers
white shirt, burgundy jumper or cardigan
Please ensure your child has a suitable water bottle containing fresh water everyday.