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*****Reception 2021 visits, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November, please see the Admissions page for further information*****Reception 2021 visits, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November, please see the Admissions page for further information*****Reception 2021 visits, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November, please see the Admissions page for further information*****NURSERY 08.45 - 11.45 - NURSERY GATE**RECEPTION 09.00 - NURSERY GATE**YEAR 1 - 8.45 - 3.10 - YEAR 1 CLASS ENTRANCE**YEAR 2 - 8.40 - 3.15 - YEAR 2 CLASS ENTRANCE**YEAR 3 - 8.50 - 3.25 - YEAR 3 CLASS ENTRANCE (JUNIOR PLAYGROUND)**YEAR 4B (MRS JONES) - 09.00 - 3.35 - JUNIOR PLAYGROUND ENTRANCE**YEAR 4 (MISS WARREN) - 9.00 - 3.35 - JUNIOR STAIRS ENTRANCE/EXIT**YEAR 5 - 8.50 -3.25 MAIN PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE**YEAR 6 - 8.40 -3.15 - MAIN PEDESTRAIN ENTRANCE**PUPILS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE SCHOOL VIA THE OFFICE, THIS IS DUE TO THE SAFETY MEASURES THAT HAVE BEEN PUT IN PLACE.** *****Reception 2021 visits, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November, please see the Admissions page for further information*****THE OFFICE IS CLOSED, PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL via EMAIL office@st-thomascanterbury.medway.sch.uk AS THE MAILBOX IS BENG MONITORED****NURSERY 08.45 - 11.45 - NURSERY GATE**RECEPTION - NURSERY GATE**YEAR 1 - 8.45 - 3.10 - YEAR 1 CLASS ENTRANCE**YEAR 2 - 8.40 - 3.15 - YEAR 2 CLASS ENTRANCE**YEAR 3 - 8.50 - 3.25 - YEAR 3 CLASS ENTRANCE (JUNIOR PLAYGROUND)**YEAR 4B (MRS JONES) - 09.00 - 3.35 - JUNIOR PLAYGROUND ENTRANCE**YEAR 4 (MISS WARREN) - 9.00 - 3.35 - JUNIOR STAIRS ENTRANCE/ESIT**YEAR 5 - 8.50 -3.25 JUNIOR STAIRS ENTRANCE/EXIT**YEAR 6 - 8.40 -3.15 - JUNIOR STAIRS/EXIT**PUPILS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE SCHOOL VIA THE OFFICE, THIS IS DUE TO THE SAFETY MEASURES THAT HAVE BEEN PUT IN PLACE.** THE OFFICE IS CLOSED, PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL via EMAIL office@st-thomascanterbury.medway.sch.uk AS THE MAILBOX IS BENG MONITORED**

Welcome to year 4b

Teacher – Mrs Jones.

In class 4b, the children will be working towards being more independent and responsible in preparation for life in the upper juniors.  They know the class routines and should be turning up with the correct PE kit (that includes plimsolls) making sure they have their spelling and other homework book ready to hand in on the correct day.  Each child should be able to do their own tie and shoe laces and put earrings in and remove them if they wear them.  If not, please practice them.  We are also encouraging good manners and kindness to others, as well as taking responsibility for our own actions and accepting the consequences for them, both good and bad! 

 
Literacy and Mathematics play a central and vital role in our school day.  By the end of year 4 each child should aim to know their tables up to 10x10 and we all work very hard in class to get them as quick and accurate as we can, but every little helps and regular practice at home will go a long way to improving tables knowledge and proficiency.
 
Good readers make good writers and so we enjoy exploring a vast range of texts and writing lots of amazing stories in class!  Regular reading is an essential in year 4 and every child should be reading as much as possible at home and under adult supervision, a quiet period with no screens to distract would be ideal, with lots of discussion about the text and characters.  It is vital that the children understand the text and the meaning behind the words, rather than simply decoding.
 
Amongst all that hard work we will have lots of fun.  I am sure your children can tell you a thing or two about the Egyptians, as they love the gruesome stories in lessons so much.  We have stories to write, poems and books to explore, experiments to investigate, and lots of problems to solve.  But most of all we aim to continue their passion for learning. 
 
Our lovely TAs are Mrs Briggs and Mrs Clark.