Year 4

 Welcome to our Year 4 Webpage.

Here you will find details of the learning taking place throughout each term.

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The Year 4 Team.

Nightingale Class- Miss. Ernstzen  & Mr. Brown / Mrs. Duffin

Mandela Class- Mrs. Fleming & Mrs. Potter / Miss. Farrrow

Term 5: The Americas.

Our Topic this term is The Americas. We will be learning amongst other things, the geography of the Americas, the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus, famous landmarks and their importance and South America.

In science, for the next two terms, our topic is All Living Things where we will be learning to recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways, exploring and using classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things as well as recognising that environments can change and that this can have an impact on living things.

Dates for the diary

24th April – Green Day Wishful Wednesday

3rd May – INSET day

6th May – Bank Holiday Monday

24th May – Last day of term

Don’t forget, Home Learning is given out on a Thursday and is due in on a Tuesday. It is an expectation that all children complete the tasks set within this time. If children wish to complete it in school, they can attend Home Learning Club on Friday lunchtime. This frees up the weekend!








Term 3: The Ancient Egyptians

Our Topic this term is Ancient Egypt. We will be learning about Ancient Egyptian people’s lives, jobs, families and homes as well as geographical aspects of Egypt. Our art work this term will also be informed by our topic and we will be creating paintings of the Pyramids of Giza amongst other art works. 


In science we will be learning about Animals including Humans. We will be learning about the digestive system in humans as well as the function of the different types of teeth and also studying food chains amongst the animal world.

General Reminders

  • The children will be doing PE on Tuesday and Thursday. However, sometimes plans change, so we would ask that children have their PE kit in school every day please. For the colder months this can include jogging bottoms.
  • Please make sure your child’s water bottle is in school every day and that their name is written clearly on the bottle. Please provide children with a SOFT pencil case containing: glue stick, 2x pencils, 2x handwriting pens, 2x pink biros ,2x purple biros,2x green biros, 2x whiteboard pens, a few coloured pens or pencils, and sharpener.

Term 2: The Vikings

.Invaders and Settlers

We continue our Topic of Invaders and Settlers by learning about why and how Britain was a prime place for the Vikings ! We will be learning about their lives, determination and challenges they faced. What  did we learn from them and what can we still learn from the experience  today?We will use  Design and Technology to recreate replica artefacts, so start saving cardboard and newspapers please!

Growth Mindset

 As always we are striving towards developing young healthy

Attitudes to Learning by focusing on risk taking, challenge and ways to use mistakes as part of the lifelong learning journey of being successful. Ask your child about Growth Mindset!

Term 1: Anglo - Saxons

Our topic this term will be Invaders and Settlers. We will be focusing on the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Scots, and will be learning about all things to do with their daily life, origins and warriors. We will experience Anglo-Saxon culture through Role-play and Craft activities.

Democratically Voted Class Representatives.

Congratulations to our chosen representatives for School Council, Poetry Writers and Buddies.

Well done  also to  our  Sports Representatives that have participated in Football and Hockey so far this year- Great Team work  ! 


Well done Year 4  for showing your appreciation through your poems, songs and special thoughts.  We were all very proud of you.