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 June 2018

R.E: On Monday 25th June we shall be taking a morning walk to St. Chad’s Church to meet with Rev. Richard Pennystan and his team to learn more about the life of Christians. This is part of our R.E curriculum. If you can give up some of your time to help us walk to and from the church, we would appreciate it. Please inform your child’s class teacher if you can help.

ENGLISH:  We shall be analysing some persuasive techniques in non-fiction texts. Homework based on SPAG skills will be given out on Friday 29th June to be returned by Wednesday 4th July.

MATHS: We shall be working with division and fractions of amounts.

ON-GOING HOMEWORK:  We are really keen for the children to become fluent at their times tables and this means regular practise at home and at school. Therefore, we have put some links to multiplication games onto our school website on the Year 4 page, which we would like the children to play in order to increase their fluency.

MUSIC: We shall be working hard perfecting our recorder pieces for your concert.

Summer Term Year 4 Recorder Concert on Wednesday 11th July at 9.10 a.m. in the school hall. Please make a note of this in your diaries.

P.E: Please make sure your child has an outdoor P.E kit for Friday 29th June.

Mr Ownsworth’s Maths set have been invited to take part in a dance festival run by Werneth High School on the morning of Friday 29th June. Please make sure your child has a water bottle and a snack.

Some of our Year 4 children will be representing the school at an inter- schools Athletics competition, which will be held at Arden Primary School on Tuesday 26th June at 4.00 p.m.

FRENCH: We shall using drama to act out the story of The Enormous Turnip, using French vocabulary.

COMPUTING:  We shall learn how to change a digital image. We shall write our own algorithm, which can be followed by a friend. There will also be a Digital Literacy Assembly ( E- Safety)  this week.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY: On the week commencing 9th July,  we shall we making robots with a light up component. Please can you start saving small boxes which we can use to make the robots? The body must be no larger than a shoe box and a smaller box will be required for the head. We will let you know when the children need to bring their boxes into school. Thank you.

ART: We shall be looking at the work of the artist Anthony Gormley and Henry Moore and trying out some of their ideas.

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 2017
School Newsletter – Term 1/2 2017
School Newsletter – Term 2/1 2018
School Newsletter – Term 2/2 2018
Year 4 Termly Curriculum Overview
PSHE Overview – Year 4
Year Group Expectations – Year 4
Years 3-4 Word List
Year 4 Parent Handbook
Year4 Newsletter Term 1
Year4 Newsletter Term 2


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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