Welcome back to Term 4
This term is going to be a very exciting one with our students studying the theme ‘Beneath Our Feet’. Students will be learning about how natural and human processes have caused changes to the Earth’s surface. They will also explore the process of erosion and research different landforms and natural wonders around our world.
We are excited about our upcoming excursion to Mothers Beach. Students will have the opportunity to see different examples of erosion up close and be exposed to different landscapes and rocks.
In November, students involved in the school swimming program will begin lessons over a two-week period. Instructors at the pool will reinforce the importance of learning how to swim and also teach survival skills around water. Parents are welcome to attend to watch their child’s progress. Speak to your child’s classroom teacher to find out the exact session times.Just a reminder to parents that ALL students are required to wear a hat when they go outside in Term 4.
As always, students are required to read at home for at least 15 minutes every day. In addition to this, it is expected that students regularly complete Mathletics tasks set by their classroom teacher.
We are looking forward to celebrating a fourth and final term!
Welcome back to Term 3
This term is going to be an exciting one with our theme being ‘Democracy Rules’. Students will be learning about the different levels of government, specifically focusing on local government. There will be a grade 4 election where all students will have the opportunity to run for Year 4 Leader, by writing speeches and presenting them to their grade. Following that, students will take part in running a campaign and partake in voting in an election. Students will also be attending an excursion exploring their local community. They will be walking into Dandenong and visiting a variety of local attractions such as the Market and Library.
This term the grade 4’s will continue to participate in our weekly Times Tables competition! This will be held every Friday afternoon and we strongly encourage students to be practicing their tables each night.
Last Term’s Winners were the ‘Masters of Maths’As always, students are required to read at home for at least 15 minutes every day. In addition to this, it is expected that students regularly complete Mathletics tasks set by their classroom teacher.
We are looking forward to an amazing term!
Welcome back to Term 2
Our theme for this term is ‘Forces in Motion’ where students will be learning about physical sciences, exploring friction, magnets and how objects move when force is applied. As part of our unit, students will participate in an upcoming incursion with engaging demonstrations and hands on activities. We will follow this up by conducting some exciting science experiments in class!
This term the grade 4’s will also begin our weekly Times tables competition! This will be held every Friday afternoon and at the end of the term the winners will be announced at an assembly. We strongly encourage students to be practicing their tables each night.
We remind parents and students that the required nightly reading is 15 minutes and students are expected to complete Mathletics tasks set by classroom teachers.
We look forward to a productive term of learning and growing!
Welcome Back to Term 1
Year 4 students have had a great start to the year. They are settled, ready to learn and have a big year ahead!
We welcome Miss Portelli in 4P to the Year 4 team and we welcome back Mrs Massey (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and Mrs Wills (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) in 4MW.
Throughout this term, students will be learning about ‘One Country, Many Faces’. This theme is focused on Australia’s multicultural society, the acceptance of everyone and understanding and valuing other students’ backgrounds, traditions and cultures.
Year 4 students will participate in a rotation of interesting learning tasks surrounding the meaning of Harmony Day. We will be attending an excursion to the Immigration Museum as part of this unit.
In Year 4 we encourage nightly reading and ask students to fill out their green reading journal.
We look forward to a fantastic year!