Welcome to Rome Class!
Welcome to Year 4's Class Page!
As we now begin the spring term, we would like to firstly say 'well done' to every member of Rome Class. We covered lots of new topics over the autumn term, many of which were quite challenging, and the children demonstrated great perseverance and showed their great enthusiasm towards all that we did!
This term, we will again be having weekly spelling and multiplication tests. We have been really pleased with most children’s effort to practise, and hope that it continues into the new term. It’s been great to see so many children progressing onto the next levels, so again please pass on our congratulations and continue to encourage the children with this.
There is an expectation that children are reading for 10 minutes everyday, at the very least. It’s great to hear that so many of the children read for longer than this, however it would be great if they could record each session within their Reading Records.
We will be completing Reading Record checks on a Friday afternoon, to formally monitor the children’s reading. We are aware that Year 4 children often enjoy the independence of reading alone, however we have asked that at least once a week they read to an adult. Although it is great to encourage independence amongst child readers, we feel that it is important for children to regularly read aloud too as this uses an alternative set of skills (and is a great opportunity for parents to monitor their child’s progress!) We would appreciate it if parents could then make a record in their child’s Reading Record, making a short comment about their child’s reading also.
Furthermore, if any parents have some spare time and would be free to hear some of the children reading in class, we would be most grateful!
Miss Honeyborne, Mrs. Fidler and Mrs. Bannister