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Welcome to Year 4

Housemartin Class Magpie Class Swift Class

Mr Tragner

Mrs Nye

Mrs Rose

Miss Potts

Miss Stevens

Miss Ward

Mrs Foley

Mrs Stickings

Welcome to Term 5 from your adults

Some Reminders


Please ensure that ALL your children’s clothing is named, including trousers, skirts and shirts. When the children get changed for PE it is hard for them to find the right white shirt if it is not named.

Please also ensure that the children have a named water bottle in school every day.

Week Ending 28th February 2020


Welcome to Term 4. This term is an exciting and busy time.

 So far, the pupils have enjoyed our new story The Paperbag Prince which created some excellent descriptive writing.

Next week is Literacy week and we will be working hard to pass as many AR quizzes as possible.

In Numeracy , we are learning about 24-hour time.

Try giving your child an am or pm to convert into a 24-hour time as a little challenge.

Please keep posted as we have many exciting events occurring this term.

Week Ending 31st January 2020


In Year 4 we have enjoyed writing a diary entry from the perspective of the evil Dr Hunter based on our book ’Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner?’

In Numeracy, we learnt how to find fractions from different amounts.

In Maths week, we competed on Rockstars, designed symmetrical pictures and completed a maths trail.

Lastly, please ensure the pupils have their coats for swimming on Fridays.


Week Ending 17th January 2020


Happy New Year and welcome to 2020.

In assembly, we discussed how effective New Year’s resolutions are and how much fun it is to start something new or how hard it is to give something up.

In Literacy this term we are reading the test “Guess Who’s for Dinner” The children loved the suspenseful twists that have created some excellent writing this week.

In Topic we are learning how explorers helped discover unchartered places.

We shall explore how Ernest Shackleton survived for 2 years in Antarctica and still managed to get home with his crew intact.

Please remember that we are now swimming on a Friday.

Week Ending 6th December 2019


Over the last couple of weeks the children have enjoyed rehearsing for their school performance, ‘The Unexpected Christmas’ in preparation for the December 13th’s show.

In Literacy we wrote a lovely descriptive narrative based on The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and now we are using our journalist skills to write a newspaper report. In Numeracy we have learnt how to measure volume, mass and length.

Lastly, the Year 4 team would like to wish you all a very happy time over the festive period.


Week Ending 22nd November 2019


Hello again from Year 4.

This week the children learnt about the inspirational figure of Muhammad Ali as it was International Men’s Day.

We discovered how he strived to make changes in boxing and for people in America.

The children liked learning about some of his famous quotes “Float like a Butterfly and Sting like a Bee.”

In Literacy, we are reading ‘The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.’

We have written some beautiful descriptive icy settings that will chill you.

In Numeracy we are working hard on developing our division and multiplication methods.

Week Ending 11th October 2019


Hello again, this week the children enjoyed the Big Write in Literacy.

Our fantastic stories were based on Tony’s imaginative adventures that took him into space, down crocodile infested waters and through a dangerous jungle filled with evil monkeys.

We had many exciting stories.

In Numeracy we developed our calculation methods for subtracting and adding.

We also used estimating and the inverse methods to deepen our understanding.

We would like to congratulate Swift Class for winning this term’s Spelling Bee.

It was a narrow winning margin and we were delighted to see so many pupils interested in spelling.


Week Ending 27th September 2019


The last couple of weeks have been extremely busy with tons of fantastic learning going on.

The children have started a new book called Gregory Cool and we have enjoyed learning about the adventures of a boy on holiday in Tobago.

In Numeracy we are reviewing our calculations for addition problems and the pupils should be using the column method.

We are coming to the end of our Science topic of ‘sound’ so why not ask your child about what they know on pitch and volume.

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