Year 4

Teaching Team – Mr M. Ownsworth, Mrs G. Saxelby,
Mrs T. Gabbidon, Mrs C Lawton, Mrs G O’Shea, Mrs H Pollitt,

Welcome to our Year 4 web page – we hope you find all the information you require here.


Weekly activities to support your child’s learning:

  • Daily reading. Please discuss the text with your child, ask questions and sign the home school diary. The book bag must come into school each day.
  • New spellings will go into the home school diaries on Tuesdays to be tested the following Tuesday. Please try and learn a few words with your child each night.
  • Additionally, please try and learn a few words each week from the Year 3/4 word list found at the bottom of this web page.
  • A requirement by the end of Year 4, is for each child to know their times tables up to 12 x 12. Please try to work on a few facts each night.

Week Commencing Monday 25th September 2017

MATHS: We begin with a topic on addition which will include reasoning and problem solving – and a few simple problems using French numbers!

ENGLISH: We are continuing working on diary extracts, based on the book ‘The Matchbox Diary’, which includes these aspects of grammar: fronted adverbials, prepositions, pronouns and use of present tense. Reading comprehension will be set for homework on Friday 29th September, to be completed by Wednesday 4th October 2017.

COMPUTING: We will be investigating computer networks.

FRENCH: French will be given a special whole school focus this week, celebrating the ‘National Day of European Languages’. We continue with a topic about Paris to explore the famous landmarks and culture of France. Additionally, we will also be:

  • exercising to French music,
  • playing boules,
  • singing in French,
  • looking at the work of Seurat and Saint-Saëns,
  • saying rhymes
  • handling Euros
  • ordering food in the French café
  • Counting games
  • Listening to a traditional tale of The Enormous Turnip told in French

Please remember this week will culminate in a dressing up day in French colours and clothes on Friday 29th September 2017.

RE: We will explore the question, ‘What do Christians believe about God?’.

MUSIC: We will enjoy responding through art to the music of Saint-Saëns’ ‘Carnival  of the Animals’.

PE: Swimming will continue for Mrs Saxelby’s class on Monday.  Your child will need a swimming costume / trunks, towel and must be wearing a coat for the walk to the baths. Children with long hair will be required to wear a swimming hat.

Outdoor invasion games will take pace on Tuesday afternoon.

Gymnastics will take place on Wednesday afternoon.

Please make sure that your child has an indoor PE kit for Gymnastics on Wednesday afternoons and an outdoor PE kit for Tuesday afternoons. Jewellery must be removed before all PE lessons.

We are always happy to answer any questions or queries that you may have, so please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Curriculum Links & Documents
School Newsletter – Term 1 2016
School Newsletter – Term 1/2 2016
School Newsletter – Term 2 2017 
School Newsletter – Term 2/2 2017
School Newsletter – Term 3 2017
School Newsletter – Term 3/2 2017
Year 4 Termly Curriculum Overview
Year Group Expectations – Year 4
Years 3-4 Word List
Year 4 Parent Handbook
Year4 Newsletter – Term 3


Useful External Links & Resources

My Maths - This Week's Homework

My Maths – This Week’s Homework

Number Twins

Number Twins Game

Splat Square

Splat Square – Multiplication Pattern

Double and Halve

Doubling and Halving

Power Lines

Power Lines – Maths

First News

First News – Young People’s Newspaper

Hit the Button - Mental Maths

Hit the Button – Mental Maths

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