Y4CL - Tufted Titmice 2019 - 2020
Welcome to the Tufted Titmice
Class teacher Mrs Lambert and Teaching Assistant Mrs Butt warmly welcome you. This year, the children will have plenty of opportunities to show you all the fantastic learning they will be doing in and out of school.
Is it kind? Is it safe? Is it my best?
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The children will have the opportunity to achieve the Value Bear every week. In class, the children will choose a value for the week and then try their level best to show that value. The class teacher and teaching assistant will then choose two children that have shown the value and get to take the Value Bear home.
Value: Kindness: Zunariah Tariq and Zain Shamraiz
Value: Resilience: Umniyah Rahees and Ismaeel Ahmed
Value: Pride: Fatima Latif and Umair Al Ghaazi
Value: Patience: CallumWarburton and Muhammad Ali
It is expected that children in Year 4 will read their reading book every night (10 - 15 mins). Reading records are regularly checked in school and books are changed when read. Children have the opportunity to read daily whilst in school and are able to independently choose a book of interest to take home.
This year, Reedley are learning about COUNTRIES.
Remember to complete your Countries Bookmark activities. Children can complete 3 activities a week and will receive their certificate and next bookmark as soon as they have finished it.
The children will be going swimming every second week on Mondays. Dates are:
16.09.2019 30.09.2019 14.10.2019 28.10.2019 11.11.2019 25.11.2019
Girls: a towel, one-piece swimming costume and a cap. Cap can be bought from the leisure centre for the price of £2. Children need to bring the money into school and staff will purchase them on behalf of the children.
Boys: a towel and swimming shorts. Please, can you make sure that they are swimming shorts and not normal sportswear shorts.
Please, can parents and guardians make sure that jewellery is removed and kept at home when attending swimming lessons. Staff are not allowed to remove any jewellery from the children.
Children needing to wear googles need to bring in a signed consent letter from the parent or guardian and explaining the reason why the child requires them. Googles are bought by the parent or guardian as school do not supply them.
Please, can you make sure that all items are clearly labelled with the child's name or initials.
The children will receive homework every week on a Thursday, which needs to be completed and back in school by Tuesday. Please, can you help your child in completing their homework and sending it back in on time. They will be getting online homework as well. The children will know how to log on to these but if you have any issues please come and see the class teacher or teaching assistant who will be able to help you access them.
Our PE lesson is on Tuesday afternoon. Please make sure you have the correct kit in school at all times.
* Black pumps (no trainers).
* Black shorts( girls are allowed to wear black leggings).
* Plain red T-shirt/ Red T-shirt with the school logo
* Plain black joggers are allowed when P.E. takes place outside. (With no logos etc)
Mrs Bell has continued with the timetables awards this year, which take place during lunchtimes. Children are told when each test takes place so remember to practice.
Do you know your times tables in any order? Can you do them in 3 minutes?
If the answer to these questions is YES…then try for the certificates below:
- Bronze Certificate – 2, 5 and 10 times tables
- Silver Certificate – 3, 4, 6 and 11 times tables
- Gold Certificate – 7, 8, 9 and 12 times tables
- Amethyst Certificate – All tables mixed
- Emerald Certificate – 100 question challenge in three minutes!
The children got a chance to meet a fantastic author who has written many books such as The British Spy School, The look Outs and The Children's Lottery to name a few. Eamonn Reilly gave the children tips about writing and how he loves to read books that are full of wonderful ideas. The children then got a chance to purchase some book which Eamonn signed personally to the children. See Pictures below:
The children got a chance to see the health benefits of handwashing this week. The Infection Prevention Nurse from Lancashire county council came into school and offered children sessions to highlight the importance of hand hygiene. The children were taught how to prevent the spread of germs and illness in school, know the importance of hand hygiene before handling food and how to use the antibacterial hand soap in school.
Lancashire Library Bus Service
The children got a chance to see the amazing Library Bus this week. They had a good look around and chose some amazing titles that will help them become amazing reading.
The whole class spent alot of time and effect to create this display for all to enjoy. they wrote about their dreams and what they wanted to achieve when they leave primary school. Well done!!
Year 4 classes were very privileged to have a visit from PC Sange on the 14th of November. As part of the Anti-Bullying work we have been doing in school, he came to answer questions from the children and to tell them about how the police can help in different ways when people are being bullied.
50% of young people were bullied about how they looked
81% of young people were called horrible names by others
55% of young people were left out by their friends
#ChooseKindness with Bullying UK and help stand up to bullying
A big thanks to PC Sange for the time he has spent visiting all the classes at Reedley Primary.
The Tufted Titmice really enjoyed having christmas lunch on Wednesday. They all got to pull a cracker before tucking into a festive lunch.
The children have visited the library today to choose some amazing books.
They get to chose a book which can be taken home for two weeks.
Our library day is Thursday.
Aadam Asghar from the Tufted Titmice and Shayaan Raja from The Blissful Butterflies went head to head competing for the Spelling competition and after a very intense challenge, Aadam Asghar became the Champion from Year 4. He will go on to represent Year 4 when he has to compete against other schools. Good Luck!!
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