Year 4

08 June 2017

What we learnt about this week

Dear Parents,

This week in English, the students wrote newspaper articles based on their completed class reader, George’s Marvelous Medicine.

In Maths, we have been learning how to solve thinking number problems, calculating and measuring time.

In Science this week, we discussed the answers for our exam.

In Humanities, students worked in groups to create tourist, aerial, treasure, world and town maps.

What we plan for next week

In English, students will go to Entopia to find examples of persuasive writing and create brochures and leaflets.

Next week in Maths, we will be revisiting some chapters on bar charts, Carroll and Venn diagrams.

In Science, we will be learning about magnetism and how it works.

In Humanities, students will discover the Anglo Saxons, and learn about their prominance during this period of history.


For English, write and take home your leaflet from PSHE and finish it to include some persuasive writing.

In Maths, students are to Finish Thinking Numbers (2) and do page 97, 99, 102 and 103 of the textbook.

Our Science homework is to complete the worksheets.

In Humanities, research the Anglo Saxons.

How you can help your child at home

  • Encourage healthy eating habits- healthy snacks and lunches, and a water bottle
  • Provide a calm environment for your child to study
  • Praise efforts and encourage your child to be independent
  • Refer to your child’s timetable for reminders about library and PE (wear PE uniform on PE days!)
  • Help your child to develop a love of reading - give praise, use reading as a reward; write in their Home Reader book (Yellow book!).


Dates for your Diary

12th May: Wesak whole school assembly
15th May: Teachers’ day.
School photo week
29th May: Assessment week
2nd June: PBL open morning
9th – 12th June: Nuzul  Al Quran - NO SCHOOL
26th and 27th June: Hari Raya – NO SCHOOL
28th June: Straits 7 week begins
29th and 30th June: School production
6th July: Whole school sports day
7th July: Heritage day – NO SCHOOL
10th July: Graduation and parents evening
12th July: Last day with students


Thank you very much for your ongoing support!
The  Year 4 Team



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