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Year 4

Year 4 Class 

Welcome to Year 4!

Class Teacher: Mr Spencer

Classroom support: Mrs Fenton

Class Saint


Our Class Saint is Saint Matthew and this day is celebrated on Monday 23rd September 

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Science Topic

Class 4 will be investigating electricity in Autumn term and have the opportunity to learn how electrical circuits work.

Children will also learn about different appliances that use electricity and how to spot electrical hazards.


History and Geography Topic

Out History topic this half term is 'THE ROMANS' with a particular focus on the roman empire within Britain. Children will have the opportunity to handle Roman artefacts ranging from helmets and currency, to swords and sandals!

Children will engage with the experiences of both Roman soldiers and 'Britons' in order to write creatively and feel what it was like in or under Roman occupation.



Children will be able in Art lessons to be really creative and attempt to create shield designs and mosaics. Here children will develop their skills of design, and conceptualise their artistic ideas.

Class Texts


Autumn 1 Journey to Jo'burg by Beverley Naidoo


Autumn 2 Voices in the Park Anthony Browne


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Spring 2 

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Homework/Reading Expectations


Weekly homework is given out on a Thursday and will be comprise of a piece of Maths

OR English in order to develop key skills.

There will be a foundation subject to support Topic work - this is to be completed and handed back to class on Monday.

Children will also receive daily Maths and English questions, these will be practiced daily in class.

P.E./Swimming – day & kit required

This half term in P.E. we will be enhancing our dance skills, composing routines involving rhythmic gestures and patterns. In conjunction with this, year four will be focusing on collaborative skills and team work to produce focused group dance routines

Please ensure children have the correct PE kit in school for both indoor and outdoor lessons. 

School T Shirt, shorts, pumps, trainers are not to be worn indoors. Ideally children are to keep PE kit in school Monday-Friday. Please ensure your child's kit is clearly labelled with their name. Thank you

Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.



Topic Day - September

Topic Day - September 1

Recent Trips/Workshops