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Summer 2



In our English lessons we will be using Kensuke's Kingdom to write a character description and an advertisement.


We will be working on our use of language, such as adverbials and expanded noun phrases,  as well as emotive language to engage our readers and write interesting description.


We are also working on our handwriting to earn our pen licences!

Guided Reading


In Guided Reading this half term, we are also using the novel Kensuke's Kingdom. We will be answering comprehension questions based on these using our VIPERS scheme. Our main focus this half term is inference.



Our units this half term are Sharing in the Life of Christ and Special Roles and Responsibilities.

We will be learning all about community, the Universal Church and different roles within the Church.

We will learn about the key roles of priests, monks, nuns and the parish community.


Spellings for Summer 2


Spellings are glued into planners on a Thursday to be tested the following Thursday. Please encourage the children to learn the letter patterns and practise their handwriting at the same time.


In our maths lessons this half term we are learning about:


  • Perimeter and Area
  • Geometry
  • Position and movement


In Year 4, we work very hard on learning our times tables ready for the multiplication check in the summer term. So, it is very important that we know every times table fact fluently.

Please encourage your child to regularly practise their times tables using TT Rockstars or





In Science, we are studying Sound. The children are learning about how sounds are made, pitch, volume, the relationship between sound waves and volume/pitch, and making string telephones.





In Geography this half-term, we are learning all about South America. We will be looking at the different countries and capital cities of all the South American countries, as well as comparing the geographical features of Chile with the UK.





In French we will be continuing to use the Eurovision Song Contest to write original songs in French, using vocabulary from years 3 and 4, including rhyming sounds. Learning additional music vocabulary and expanding their knowledge of the French names of European countries. Exploring new sentence constructions to talk about playing an instrument and expressing likes and dislikes about different styles of music.


After this, we will be moving on to look at French tradition and culture as we lead up to the celebration of Bastille day.





We are preparing for our music exam and parent performance this half term. We will be practising our pieces and working on performing for an audience.     





This half term in PE we are studying rounders and athletics. We are working on precision, strength, team skills and competitive understanding.




Our unit this half term is called Created to Live in Community. This explores the individual’s relationship with the wider world. Here we explore how human beings are relational by nature and are called to love others in the wider community through service, through dialogue and through working for the Common Good.





We are going to be having a look at programming for games, using coding and repetition.