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Yellow Class

Welcome to Yellow Class's page! In Yellow Class, there is our class teacher, Miss Houlden, our HLTA, Miss Margiotta and our TAs, Miss Begum and Mrs Marwood. We have 24 children in our class and they are a mix of year 3 and 4. 

 

Our email address is yellow.class@victoria-jun.leeds.sch.uk

 

To access google classrooms, please use the link below. Your child just needs to sign in using their email login.

 

https://classroom.google.com/

 

The class code is: 

d53nva6
 

The children can access their emails through Microsoft Office 365. Their email is Firstname.Secondname@victoria-jun.leeds.sch.uk

 

Our class governor is Sarah Burdall.

 

Take a look at our half termly newsletter here.

 

If you are a Year 4 parent/carer and missed our MTC meeting, please find the slides here.

 

 

 

Spelling are available on google classroom. If you require a paper copy, please inform school.

 

 

Weekly Routines

 

Yellow class have PE on Tuesdays and Fridays. On these days, children should attend school in their PE kits. Swimming is on Wednesday afternoons for the Year 4 children. Boys should come with their trunks underneath their school uniform and girls will change at school.

Homework is given each Friday and X table tests are done every day of the week in their times tables books.

 

Children will be tested on their spellings on a Friday and given new spellings for the next week. 

Reading books and planners should be signed by adults and presented on Mondays and Thursdays. 

Maths homework - This is set on Mathletics every Friday to be completed on the following Friday.

English homework - This is set on Google Classroom every Friday to be completed on the following Friday.

 

This week's Learn By Hearts:

Learn by hearts are available on google classrooms. If you require a paper copy, please let school know. 

 

 

Our topic this term is ...

Brazil and the rainforest

We will begin to learn all about Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest– starting with our trip to Tropical World on the 22nd April.

 

 

English:

The children will begin to write a balanced argument all about deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. They will be using their own facts and figures from their individual research.

 

  Maths:

This half term we will be continuing to focus on the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Some maths groups will continue to look at fractions.

  Science: 

The children will begin to look at the water cycle linking their knowledge of states of matter from last half term. The children will then look at plants. 

 

Non-core:

DT: .

In DT, the children will be creating Bug Hotels, using our topic about the rainforest and animals as inspiration. 

   Music: 

In Music, we will be continuing our work on musical notations and learning to play the glockenspiel.

  French:  

In French, the Year 4 children will be     learning vocabulary related to food.

   PSHE:  

The children will be looking at equality and celebrating difference.

 Computing: 

During our computing sessions, the children will be learning programming and coding skills.

 Religion and World Views: 

In RE, the Year 4 children will be completing work related to the question “Who can inspire us”

Useful Websites:

 Place value maths games:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=diennesandcoinsv3

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/place-value/place-value-charts

http://www.hbschool.com/activity/numbers_to_1000/

http://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/266

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=order

http://www.ictgames.com/caterpillar_slider.html

 

 

Times tables:

http://www.mathschase.com/ 

Children can use TTRockstars to get extra help with learning their times tables. They can battle each other and set personal challenges in order to recall their times tables faster.

Every week we focus on a times table and the children will get the chance to battle for TT Champion.

The children also have a times table book in school

Google Interland Game about online safety:

https://beinternetlegends.withgoogle.com/en-gb/interland