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Welcome to Year 4

It's so lovely to have you all back in school!


Marvellous Me 


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The Year 4 Team

Miss Morning - Class Teacher 4M - (email:

Miss Jerman - Class Teacher 4J - (email:

Mrs Laight - Year 4  Learning Support Assistant


Key information

  • Diaries and reading books should be in school every day.
  • Water bottles will be sent home everyday to be washed and refilled. 
  • Children can bring in their own pencil cases which should be left in school.
  • Please provide a healthy snack (fruit, cereal bar, cheese etc)  or change for the tuck shop. 


Thursday is PE day and children should have a full PE kit (white t-shirt, black shorts and trainers or pumps)


Homework will be given out on a Friday and should be handed in by the following Wednesday. Homework consists of Arithmetic, Grammar and a short reading activity. Homework should be completed in pencil or a black or blue pen. In addition to this, children are expected to have read at home 3 times each week and have this signed by an adult in their diary.


Weekly spellings are stuck in the spellings section at the front of your child's diary, new spellings are given out on a Friday and will be tested on the following Friday. 

Spring 1 - Who Pays the Price?


When we returned to school we found plastic all over our classrooms and discovered that this half term our topic is Who Pays the Price? We will be investigate the water cycle, rivers and examine the problem of plastic pollution. They learn about and apply the skills of persuasive writing to write a leaflet to persuade people to recycle plastic. We will then be making sculptures in art from plastic.

One Plastic Bag read aloud

Water Cycle : The 3 phases Explained : Water Cycle Animation for Kids The Water Cycle consists of 3 phases: Evaporation, Condensation and Precipitation. This animated video will give children definitions and examples of each phase.

 Autumn 2 - Veni, Vidi, Vici


This half term, we will be developing our English skills by writing a newspaper report about Boudicca's rebellion and writing diary entries from the perspective of Julius Caesar. In History, we will learn more about the Romans and their legacy. We will explore why the Romans invaded and what impact they had on Britain. In Design Technology, we will be designing, making and testing aqueducts.


Roman Launch Day

Creating Aqueducts

Autumn 1


This half term, using Augustus and his Smile as a stimulus, we will be developing our English skills by writing about Augustus' journey to find his smile. In Geography, we will learn more about mountains around the world, the location of tigers around the world and using clues from the text explore his journey around the world.  In Art, we will be using print to replicate illustrations and Henri Rousseau’s work, in particular "Surprised! Tiger in a Tropical Storm."