Welcome to Year 4
This area contains helpful information and reminders. It will also be updated regularly throughout the year with photos and updates about what we get up to as part of our learning journey.
Year 4 Staff
Our Class Teacher is Miss Atkinson.
Miss Atkinson loves to go on long walks with her dog Tilly. She enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.
The teaching assistants that support our learning in our class are: Miss Airlie and Mrs Coxon.
Miss Airlie loves spending time with her family and friends, from walking along the Northumberland coast to paddle boarding in the lakes to simply enjoying a meal out. She also enjoys listening to music and relaxing in front of a good film, Harry Potter and the Hunger Games are her favourite film series.
Mrs Coxon enjoys walking with her two sons and her two dogs Monty and Honey.
In class 4 we ask that you:
- Try your best
- Follow the instructions an adult gives you
- Be a kind friend to your classmates
You can find our more about our learning by visiting the Curriculum section of our website.
Click to view our Long term overview Year 4 22-23.
Science: During this topic, we will be learning about the digestive system and the names and functions of our teeth as well as finding out about food chains and webs.
History: We will start our journey through time by looking at Ancient Greece.
Geography: We will be developing our knowledge of the world by learning about how the world is divided in to different areas, comparing other parts of the world with the UK and using maps to identify different places.
Art: We will be exploring storytelling through art in our first topic.
Computing: We will be developing our word processing skills.
Music: We will begin learning about body percussion and tuned percussion.
RE: We will be learning about our families and the family of Jesus.
PSHE: We will be looking at healthy relationships between family and friends.
RSE: Our learning in RSE will be on the sacraments and support our learning in RE.
Spanish: This half term we will continue to work on our Spanish phonetics, learn the names of different fruits and conversational phrases to express our likes and dislikes.
We use knowledge mats to help us with our topic with vocabulary and sticky knowledge that we want the children to remember.
Autumn term 1
Spring term 1
Spring term 2
Summer term 1
Summer term 2
Class 4 have PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
They should attend school in PE kits on these days.
This half term, Class 4 are developing their football skills and participating in outdoor adventurous activities.
We should be reading as regularly as we can throughout the week (at least 3 times) and recording it in our reading records.
We also have a specific set of words to practise spelling each week and must make sure we understand what they mean and can use them in a sentence.
We also have a weekly times tables/ mental arithmetic test. This term, we will be given specific times tables to practise.
Children are to return their reading books to school and reading record each Friday.
Children after half term will receive Maths homework each Friday, based on their learning in class. This is to be completed for the following Friday, when we review the homework together in class.
Please find this year’s spelling list below:
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