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Year 4: Miss Harris - Michael Morpurgo

Meet the Teacher- Michael Morpurgo Class

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Welcome to Michael Morpurgo Class, which is made up of 31 fantastic Year 4 children. Our class teacher is Miss Harris and our teaching assistants are; Mrs Kinderman, Mrs Styring and Mrs Ashton. 

 

Please feel free to explore our class webpage where you will find important dates, lots of useful information and regular updates. In addition to our webpage, class photos and updates will also be posted regularly on Class Dojo. Please feel free to contact me on Class Dojo or via my school email (tharris@dovedale.derbyshire.sch.uk) if you have any queries or concerns. 

 

 

Starting from September, there will be weekly blog updates for what exciting activities and learning have been taking place in our classroom. Check back here soon...

 

 

Autumn 1:

  • Wednesday 1st September - Inset Day 
  • Thursday 2nd September- First Day back at school 
  • Wednesday 8th September- Meet The Teacher 
  • Friday 22nd October- Break up for half-term 

 

P.E Days:

Please click on the document at the bottom of this page to access our Indoor and Outdoor PE days for the Autumn Term. 

Monday Afternoon- Indoor PE 

Wednesday Afternoon- Outdoor PE

 

On PE days, children are asked to come into school wearing their PE kits. Please be aware that the school PE uniform is changing from September to a plain red t-shirt, either with or without the school logo. Children can wear a plain black sports jacket/ zip-up jacket and plain black or navy shorts/joggers.  

 

 

Autumn 1- 

This half term we will be covering lots of interesting topics:

  • History- The Normans
  • Science- Living Things and Habitats
  • RE- What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain Today?
  • PSCHE- Being Me
  • Art- Drawing (Buildings)
  • PE- Tag Rugby ang Gymnastics
  • Spanish- Classroom Objects 

 

 

Every Friday the children will be set one of the following homework tasks online; 

  • My Maths
  • Spag.com
  •  TT Rockstars

 

Each activity will be set for the children to complete by the following Friday. Alongside these tasks, we ask that children read to an adult at least 3 times a week. Reading can be recorded in your child's planner and once signed, children can be awarded a merit. 

 

 

Each week children will be given spelling lists of 10 spellings, following a set rule. These spellings will be stuck into your child's school diaries/planners to learn by the following week. Spelling Shed can be a useful way for the children to learn their spellings. This can be accessed using their Spelling Shed account. If you ever miss when the spelling list has been handed out in class, then please feel free to check back here as the lists will be added from September. 

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