Glade Hill Primary and Nursery School

We are Golden and we SPARKLE

Yr 4 - Outstanding Olives

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Important Information - Swimming!

Starting from Tuesday 4th January we will be having swimming lessons. This will be every Tuesday throughout the half term.

Please remember to bring your swim kits and towel to school every Tuesday.

Girls must wear a one-piece swim suit.

Boys must wear fitted swim trunks - not baggy shorts and they must not have pockets.

Please do not wear any jewellery to school on Tuesdays.

If your child has long hair, please ensure it's tied up or they have a hair bobble in their swim bag.

We will not be back at school until 3:30pm. Please pick your child up from the usual place on the playground at 3:30pm every Tuesday.

If you have any questions regarding swimming lessons, please feel free to email me.

Welcome to Outstanding Olives' class page. We are so excited to be sharing our learning journey with you this year. In this class we SPARKLE and always have lots of fun together. On our class page you will find information about the learning taking place each term. You will also find information about homework, letters and times table practice.


If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to contact me on our class email. I will try to reply as soon as possible.


Miss Dymond smiley

Spring 1 - One World

We are readers and writers 

In English this half- term we’re going to be studying the book “The Boy and at the back of the Class,” By Onjali Rauf. This book explores themes such as refugees, hope and friendship. We’ll be writing our own persuasive letters, creating diary entries and poems to portray the characters emotions. In reading, we will continue to be developing the skills of good readers, such as questioning, wondering, predicting and visualising. We will continue to work on our inference, retrieval and summarising skills.


We are scientists

In science we will be exploring living things and their habitats. recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways. We will explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment. We will also recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things


We are mathematicians

In maths, we will continue our learning on multiplication exploring the 9 times tables; establishing the relationship between the 3 and 9 x table; exploring the 7x table and solving problems within this.

Following this we will explore divisibility rules, pattern and the commutative relationship between multiplication pairs.  


We are geographers

In geography this half-term we’re going to be learning about economic trade. We’ll be finding out about where are food comes from; the difference between importing and exporting and why we have to trade with other countries. We will also be exploring how climate impacts the resources we have.


We are artists

In art we will be developing our painting skills using the work of Abby Diamond to inspire our learning. We will work on shade, tone and will apply our science knowledge of living thing to create our own nature-inspired artwork.


We are philosophers

In PSHE this term we will be learning about the meaning of belonging to a community and how it makes us feel.


We are athletes 

This half-term, PE will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays On Tuesdays we will be swimming in the afternoon. Please see the webpage for more details. On Thursdays we will be exploring and developing our flexibility and agility in gymnastics.