Anti Bullying Week

We started the week off by introducing a box which held something very unique and special in it – one at a time some of the  children came up and looked in the box. We then gave the other children some clues about what we saw; “There is nothing in the room...

Roman Presentations

Today the children were asked to work in groups and use a range of books, as well as the internet, to research information about specific aspects of a Roman’s life e.g. schooling, entertainment, homes etc. Once the children had gathered all of their facts,...

Changing States

Today in Science we introduced our new unit of work ‘Changing State’. The children were each given a chocolate button and were asked to place it in their hand and close their hand tightly for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, they opened their hands to find the...

Spynosaur author, Guy Bass, pays us a visit!

As part of the Northern Children's Book Festival, the children in KS2 enjoyed a very humorous visit from author Guy Bass. He had us in stitches telling us all about his childhood, the lies he was told and how he wanted to be a dinosaur when he grew up....

Measuring Length

This week in maths we have been learning all about length. To start of our unit of work we looked at the units of measure that are used for length and the equipment we would use to measure in each of these units. We then choose a range of things around...

Image result for welcome to year 4It has been great to see so many smiley faces bouncing through our doors, dressed smartly and eager to learn! We have a very exciting year ahead of us, which is sure to be filled with fun, frolics and hard work!

Be sure to keep checking our page for the latest news and reminders as well as to find out what we have been getting up to! You will find these posts in the blog on the left hand side of the page.



  • P.E. will be on a Monday and a Wednesday so please ensure a full P.E. kit is in school (inclusive of shorts for indoor P.E.).

  • Reading books and reading diaries should be in school EVERY DAY. We also ask that your child spends at least ten minutes a day reading at home to support their reading in school. Please ensure you record this in their diaries.

  • Forest school will be taking place on a Tuesday up until Christmas (clothing is provided in school, however please ensure you bring wellies).

  • Water bottles are allowed in school and we encourage children to bring them in.

  • Times table and spelling quizzes will be taking place on a Monday morning. Please support your child with these at home! (Topmarks – Hit the Button is a brilliant game children can play online to support their Maths learning).

We appreciate all of your help and support. As always, should you have any questions or queries, do not hesitate to contact a member of the Year 4 Team.

Yr4 Autumn Term Curriculum Overview

Yr4 Autumn Term Curriculum Wheel