Primary & Nursery School

Year 4

Staff: Mrs Martin and Mrs Beadle



Our English lessons will continue to be inspired by the book ‘ The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes. We
will be planning and writing our own mystery stories, before publishing them into books.
We will also be revising key grammar, punctuation and spelling concepts.
We will also continue to develop our reading skills through our daily Guided Reading sessions.


In our Maths lessons this half term, we will be exploring the 12x table and multiples of 12 We will also be revising the concept of decimals and how they link to our knowledge of fractions. We will be writing tenths and hundredths in decimals and rounding numbers to the nearest whole number. We will also practise adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator that are greater than one. In all our Maths lessons, we will be developing our reasoning, fluency and problem solving skills.

General Notices

Discovery Learning

This half term, we will be exploring a range of subjects in our Discovery Learning. This half term,
we are continuing our learning about States of Matter We will be exploring the particles of solids, liquids and gases and how these are different . We will be exploring the concepts of condensation and evaporation and the part they play in the Water Cycle. We will develop our working scientifically skills through a range of practical investigations and activities within our lessons.

RE: We will be exploring what it means to be a Sik h and a Hindu
Geography: We will be exploring the United Kingdom and British Isles.
Computing:We will be exploring safety and efficiency when using the Internet

Outdoor Learning

Our outdoor learning day this year is Tuesday afternoon. It is important your child comes to school already dressed appropriately – long sleeves and trousers as well as suitable footwear in a bag.

We spend our time exploring our fantastic outdoor space, taking part in a variety of hands on activities and learning new skills. 


Our PE days this year are Thursday and Friday. Please make sure children come in school PE kit wearing school shoes and bring a spare pair of shoes e.g. trainers to change into.

Class Dojo

Class Dojo will continue to be used this year. It is a great space where you can view photos, videos and information about what is happening in Year 4 and across the school. If you require another invitation to join, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Home Learning

Each half-term a new homework menu containing six activities will be given out. Your child will need to complete a minimum of 5 activities each half-term, by submitting this on their Class Dojo profile by Friday each week. 


Please can you ensure that all belongings and named (PE Kits – Wellies – School Uniform – Bags – Coats – Water bottles etc).