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Woodlands Primary School

Woodlands Primary School

Learn, explore and
grow together

Year 4

 

Welcome to the class page of Year 4

4 Walnut, 4 Chestnut and 4 Hazel

4 Walnut are taught by Miss H Cheeseman (hcheeseman@woodlands.kent.sch.uk) supported by Mrs Stevens.

4 Chestnut are taught by Miss J Castle (jcastle@woodlands.kent.sch.uk) supported by Mr Holliday, Mrs Baker and Mrs Allen.

4 Hazel are taught by Mrs L Joyce (ljoyce@woodlands.kent.sch.uk) supported by Miss Brewer.

Homework

You should aim to read with your child for 5 minutes daily. If you would like to, your child can also access their Lexia at home using this link (please search UK if searching from from home): 

Lexia Core5 Reading - Login and Student Program

Maths homework will be handed out on a Friday and will be due the following Tuesday. Your child will receive maths homework every week. 

Times tables baseline checks will take place every half term. Your children can access Times Tables Rockstars at home to help them prepare for this.  The expectation is 20 minutes between a Friday and Tuesday. The link is below: 

 

Click on the logo to play.

 

Spellings will be handed out on a Friday and will be tested on the following Friday. Your children should return the Look/Say/Cover/Write/Check sheet on a Friday too.

General Information 

Uniform  - Please make sure that all school uniform and PE kit is clearly labelled as it helps the children to identify their own belongings. Please remind your child to bring a coat every day in the winter months, and please also encourage your child to bring a named water bottle to school every day.

Medication - Please let the school and your child's class teacher know if your child has any condition requiring medication, including allergies or asthma. If your child needs to be on a course of medication then please complete the relevant form which is kept in the school office. 

Please speak to us at the door if you need to bring anything to our attention. If you have any concerns you wish to raise which are more personal or require more time than we can give in the mornings then please email or write a letter to your child's class teacher.

Forest School

In Terms 1 and 2, Year 4 will participate in Forest School. Please send your child to school with suitable clothes to keep them warm and dry during these sessions. These clothes may get dirty, wet and muddy and should include: 

  • A warm sweatshirt/fleece and/or long-sleeved top
  • Leggings/tracksuit bottoms
  • Waterproof coat and trousers or all-in-one
  • Wellingtons
  • Warm socks

The sessions will take place on alternate weeks:

  • 4 Walnut - Monday
  • 4 Chestnut - Wednesday
  • 4 Hazel - Thursday

Your class teacher will inform you which weeks your child will be participating. 

PE

Year 4 will participate in PE on Tuesday mornings. Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit. Most PE sessions will take place outside, so please ensure your child has a sweatshirt and joggers. No other uniform will be required.