Year 4 Cedar Class 2020 - 2021

Miss Boult

 

 

 

How to Identify Northern White Cedar

Welcome to Cedar class 2020-21!

 

 

Teachers:

Miss Boult

Miss Mcloughlin (Additional Teacher)

 

Teaching Assistant:

Miss Markley

Miss Williams

 

Welcome back Cedar Class! We hope you have all managed to have a lovely half-term with your families, despite the restrictions!

 

SUMMER 1

 

For this half-term, we are looking forward to starting our brand-new English text with you which is... When the Giant Stirred!

 

 

A small island in the Pacific exists in perfect harmony, where all the plants, animals and people are interdependent. But the islanders live with the knowledge that their mountain god sometimes grumbles and threatens to awake. When that happens, the people offer up prayers and garlands of flowers to coax the giant back to sleep.

There comes a day, however, when the god will not be appeased. Smoke rises out of the mountain's crater, and ash and cinders begin to fall on the village. The chief tells his people it is time to leave. And days later, when the people have barely landed on another island, the volcano explodes. Soon there is nothing left of the old island but a smoking ruin devoid of all life. Will the island ever get back to normal?

 

Useful information

 

Homework

Homework will be handed out on a Friday and is due back in to school on a Tuesday. We will be using Seesaw for our homework this year. 

If you would like more details or help or tips about Seesaw please follow the link below: 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfkdDIH8EGc&feature=youtu.be

More details about homework, including the dates each task will be set, can be found by downloading our current newsletter found in the 'Letters Home' tab.

 

PE

 

Cedar class will have their PE sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays. Children will now be required to come to school in their kits on these days. 

 

 

 

Multiplication Tables Check

 

In June, Year 4 wil be participating in the new standard Multiplication Check. This will test speed as well as knowledge. Please encourage your child to use Timestables Rockstars as well as the website below.

http://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check

 

Mathletics

Mathletics logins have been handed out. Please encourage your child to log on as often as possible in order to improve their Maths knowledge- www.uk.mathletics.com. The Mathletics app can be downloaded on most tablets.

 

Reading and Bug Club

Children should be reading at home every evening. Reading books and reading records should be bought into school everyday. Please listen to child as often as possible. Bug Club is a fantastic online resource which will encourage your child to explore a wider range of books. All children have a login and can access the website through the internet - https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

 

 

Useful websites for learning at home

  • Timestables Rockstars- All children have a login for this website.
  • Tablesmaster - A great way to practice times tables at home.
  • Newsround - Make sure you are keeping up with current events!
  • National Geographic Kids - A lovely site for children to learn more about animals, wildlife and the world around them.
  • BBC Bitesize - Full of information that covers a range of topics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact the School

Whitby Heath Primary School

Wyedale,
Whitby,
Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire.
CH65 6RJ

Main Contact: Mrs. R. Jewitt (Head Teacher)

Tel: 0151 355 1781
admin@whitbyheath.cheshire.sch.uk

SEN Contact: Miss. C. Monins