Tornados Class

Welcome to the Tornados Class page.

Important dates for your diary

Thursday 1st March– World Book Day
Monday 12th March – British Science Week

This Term

Our work in Term 4 focuses on our new Cornerstones topic of ‘Misty Mountain Sierra’. Please encourage your child as much as possible at home, this could be through the homework or following their interests or questions they may have had from school.

All children should now have a Scratch login for home. This is accessible through:

The children will be working on Scratch programming throughout their time at Seathorne so extra practice is vital. It is browser based, so should work on any computer/laptop. Scratch junior is available as an app for tablets/iPads.

The Year 4 Padlet is available on this webpage and will be updated regularly to show any additional links or learning. A Tornados classroom is also active on there for your child to complete any ICT work at home or if you wish to see their projects from school!


In our English we will be learning a variety of topics, including; calligrams, explanation texts and narratives.


In History this term we will begin learning about the events of the Roman invasion and its impact on Britain.


Our Maths learning this term will involve; statistics, measurement, multiplication and division and fractions.


Art this term will involve lots of exploration. We will be looking at silhouette art.


Science this term focuses on states of matter. We will be learning about different states of matter and how materials change state. We will learn the process of the water cycle and write an explanation text on this. There will be lots of chances to work scientifically during this topic.


In Computing we will begin to look at programs and how to de-bug programs. We will learn how to write basic programs in a visual language using repetition and selection.


In Geography this term, we will be using maps/atlases and identifying human and physical features of different places with higher altitudes.


Our PSHE topic this term is 'Good to be me’ so we will be looking at what we have achieved and how to recognise these achievements.


Our RE this term will be focused on Jewish celebrations.


In Spanish this term we will be learning about different Spanish phrases. We will learn how to start conversations and answer questions about fruit and vegetables.

Water Bottles

Children are permitted to bring in a named water bottle which they will be allowed to access during learning time. There will also be cups available for those children who do not have water bottles.

Please note, only water is permitted during lesson time. Fruit juice or flavoured squash are only allowed at dinner time. Water bottles should be taken home and washed each night.



  • Black or grey trousers (No jeans please)
  • White polo shirt
  • Green jumper
  • Grey or black shoes (No trainers please)


  • Grey or green dress.
  • Black or grey trousers (No jeans please)
  • Black or grey skirt.
  • White blouse or polo shirt.
  • Green jumper or cardigan.
  • Flat grey or black shoes (No trainers please)
  • Plain green or black head bands and bobbles.

Children should not be wearing jewellery at school.

PE Kit

Inside - Plain t-shirt, dark shorts and plimsolls.
Outside - Plain track suit or trainers.

If your child wears earrings please ensure they can either remove them independently or that they do not wear them to school on PE days. This term our PE is on a Thursday.

Please make sure all children bring their swimming kit on a Tuesday.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask Miss Noone or Mrs Brown and we will be more than happy to help with any queries.