Great Barr Primary School Academy

Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............Welcome back to school, we would like to remind parents and carers that applications for reception places for September 2019 close on the 15th January, please ensure you have visited the Birmingham City Council website to submit your application, thank you.............

Year 4 Curriculum

Literacy

  • We will be reading Charlotte’s Web during guided reading. 
  • We are writing a story with a moral dilemma, using the story ‘Bill’s New Frock’. 
  • We will be focussing on using inverted commas for direct speech.
  • We will be focussing on using fronted adverbials and adverbial phrases.
  • Later in the term, we will be using play scripts, focussing upon speech and language.
  • Later in the term, we will be focussing on explanation texts, using imperative verbs.

 

Numeracy

  • We will be focussing on telling and reading time to the nearest minute. 
  • We will be looking at numbers and place value to 2 decimal places.
  • We will be exploring fractions and finding fractions of amounts.
  • Using reasoning skills, we will investigate how we can apply our knowledge of mental and written methods to a variety of problems.

 

Creative Curriculum

  • Our topic this term is Sport and Fitness.
  • We will be exploring our local environment and analysing food chains. 
  • We will be creating a healthy meal plan and identifying the different food groups and nutrients we consume.

 

Other Important Information

  • During Art week, we will be researching the artist Orla Kiely. 
  • We are looking forward to the Sports Day, and we will be focussing upon athletics skills in PE. 
  • Our outdoor PE session is on a Tuesday afternoon. 
  • 4H indoor PE session is on a Friday afternoon.
  • 4C indoor PE session is on a Wednesday afternoon.
  • Homework hand in day is on a Wednesday.