Welcome to Otters Class!
Year 4

Miss Kelly

Class Teacher

Mrs Shorter

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Shorter will be working with the Otter Class on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.

Mrs Ferguson

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ferguson will be working with the Otter Class on a Tuesday morning.

 Key Information
PE - Tuesdays - Football with Mrs Sinclair
PE - Wednesdays - Cricket with Miss Kelly
Homework - TBC
Our Learning
All about Me
As part of a transition period and a reintroduction back in to school  life, Year 4 will be completing a week themed around the topic 'All about me'. During this time the children will focus on the book 'Here we are' by Oliver Jeffers. 
The children will thinking about their identity. This will include things which they enjoy, their interests and aims for the future. These ideas will be explored through various art and poetry sessions, as well as PSHE based learning. The children will focus on a the key artist Frank Bowling to support this learning.
Term 1 - The Anglo-Saxons
Within term 1 the children will be learning about the Anglo-Saxons. They will be investigating the key question 'Is it ever right to invade a country?'
To answer this the children will find out:

Who were the Anglo-Saxons and where were they from?

What was life like as an Anglo-Saxon?

Where did the Anglo-Saxons live?

How did religion and beliefs impact Anglo-Saxon life?

Please see the 'topic web' and 'knowledge organiser' attached below for more information.

Key texts:
Freedom for Bron by N.S Blackman
The Lost words by Robert Macfarlane
The Waggiest Tails by Brian Moses and Roger Stevens