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Welcome back to an action packed Summer Term.


The recently renamed 4HA have lots to look forward to this term.

This term our  topic is 'Africa' which promises to be very interesting. Although we pride ourselves on School Visits, sadly a trip to Africa is well out of our budget! Never mind! We'll try and bring Africa to St John's.
The term got off to a good start with a viewing of 'The Lion King' to help us with our literacy work. In literacy we will be looking at African traditional stories, writing playscripts and making information booklets about Kenya. Team points for anyone who gets ahead by bringing in information about Kenya. It must be in your own words and not just copy and pasted from the internet.

In science this term we will be finding out about how we and animals move and grow

Music will  definitely have an African theme and we will be making percussion instruments from re-cycled plastic milk bottles, so please start saving them now. Also any unwanted wool and beads would be useful for our artwork.
Our RE theme this term is comparing places of worship. As many of the countries in the North of Africa are at least 90% Muslim, we have decided to look at Islam as our major world religion. Our recent trip to the Jamia Mosque in Doncaster was extremely informative and interesting.


Special Events



Monday 3rd June Visit to Christ Church
Friday 13th June Tennis in Nottingham
Wednesday 18th June Visit to St John's Church
Thursday 3rd July Peter Hardy from Poplar's Church visiting Y4

Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th July Y4 Residential Visit to London



You will receive Numeracy homework , spellings and times tables to learn each week.
Please remember to record your reading in your reading diaries.


Spelling test   Monday          
New spellings   Monday        
Homework   Friday
Times tables test  
Thursday or Friday




Indoors    Lacrosse

Outdoors    Cricket