Year 4 2023 - 2024

Mr Etherington

Mr Valentine



Please find information below about the current learning in Year 4. 


Summer 1

Maths - Fractions and Decimals

Writing - Inspired by the book, 'The Lost Happy Endings', children will write a list poem and a persuasive letter.

Reading - Learning to summarise poetry and justify views, using evidence from the text to support thinking.

Science - Classifying Animals

RE: What kind of world do we want to live in?

Geography - Settlements

Computing - Computational Thinking 

Design and Technology- Designing Torches

Wellbeing -  Giving to my Community

Music - Hand-held percussion ensemble (Come and Play with the Halle)

PSHE - Economic Wellbeing



  • English 10 minute weekly workout 
  • Maths 10 minute weekly workout 
  • Daily timestables practice using TTRockstars. Weekly test on a Thursday in preparation for the National Year 4 Mutliplication Check. Children should be able to recall timestables up to and including 12x12 within 5 seconds.
  • Spelling Shed (Weekly spellings and test given on a Tuesday)
  • Daily Reading (Diary signed at least 4 times per week)


Our Week

Monday   PE Kit 

Tuesday  Spelling test

                Drumming (provided by Mrs Finlow from the Love Music Trust) and Spanish (Mr Ireland)

Wednesday - N/A

Thursday (Mr Valentine & Mrs Allen)

                 Times-table test

                 Change levelled reading book

Friday   Swimming 


              Reading diaries checked



PE kit - Monday 

Swimming kit - Friday

Stationery is provided by school but children are welcome to bring their own pencil cases. We may have 'pencil case lessons' and 'non-pencil case lessons' where appropriate. 


Useful links

Timestable Rockstars: 

Hit the Button (timestables): 

Spelling Shed: 


Britanica Kids:


Scratch (Computing): 



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