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Glendermott Primary School, Derry

Year 4

Welcome to Primary 4

Our School Day

            9:00                  School Starts

            10:30 -10:45      Break

            12.30-  1:15       Lunch

            2.45                    Bus

            3.00                    Home

Timetable:

 Tuesdays and Thursdays - PE

 Friday – Golden Time

Homework:

  • Spellings, mental maths and activities are sent home on a Monday, these should be completed at home and should not be returned to school
  • Reading books get sent home on a Monday and are returned on a Friday
  • Online Maths homework either My Maths or Topmarks
  • Religion/World Around Us homework

Curriculum

Literacy We are following the Linguistic Phonics Programme and complete daily phonics lessons, we also complete Reading and Writing tasks.

Numeracy We will be learning about Processes in Maths, Number, Data Handling, Measures and Shape and Space. 

World Around Us

Out topics this year are:

Term 1:  Over the Rainbow and Good Vibrations

Term 2:  Going on a Journey and Easter

Term 3:  Food Glorious Food

Personal Development and Mutual Understanding We look at areas of our personal and emotional development, health and safety, relationships with others, and how we can all work together for the good of our community.

The Arts In Primary 4 we look at a variety of music, dance and art activities through our cross curricular topics.

Religion This is a very important year for Primary 4 as look forward to the Sacraments of Reconciliation and  First Holy Communion.  We will be following the Grow in Love Religion programme in Primary 4 this year.

TSPC  Thinking skills and Personal Capabilities are tools that help children to search for learning, apply ideas, analyse patterns and relationships, create and design something new and monitor and evaluate their progress. It develops life skills and capabilities to make a positive contribution to society.

 

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