Adults in Year 4

Class 4JG Teachers – Mrs Jones & Miss Green
Class 4JG Teaching Assistant – Mrs Townend

Class 4D Teacher – Miss Davidson
Class 4D Teaching Assistant – Mrs Koufopoulou

Year 4 1-1 Support Assistant – Mrs Garden


  • Mental and written methods for addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
  • Properties of common 2D and 3D shapes including symmetry
  • Metric units, reading scales, presentation and interpretation of data
  • Measuring length, perimeter, angles and using compass directions
  • Fractions of quantities, equivalent fractions, fractions and decimals


  • Work based around the story of Beowulf
  • Poetry: riddles and kennings
  • Stories in a historical setting
  • Comprehension skills using VIPERS
  • Grammar rules
  • Begin work based on Wind in the Willows

Science and Outdoor Learning

  • Habitats and classifications
  • Digestive system
  • Weekly gardening


  • Anglo–Saxons & Vikings:
    • Reason for invasions
    • Everyday life
    • Religion
    • Sutton Hoo


  • Sustainability
  • Map work: using Ordnance Survey maps
  • Field work relating to visiting Ufton Nervet (part of Ufton Court trip)
  • Settlements – where and why people settled

Religious Education

  • Judaism: The importance of God’s will
  • Christianity: Easter and forgiveness

Physical Education

  • Hockey & Tennis
  • Circuits & Gym (Balances)

PE lessons are on Monday and Wednesday. School PE kit should be worn to school on these days.


  • Charanga
  • Understand rhythm and pulse
  • Use voices and instruments with increasing control and expression
  • Improvise and compose music
  • Start to recognise and use musical notations
  • Listen and appraise music


  • E-Safety
  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Create multimedia presentations

Art and DT

  • Georgia O’ Keefe inspired art
  • Strengthening materials (Iron Man head)
  • Weaving
  • Anglo Saxon collages

Art activities – Please keep an old shirt or apron in school at all times


  • Jigsaw Scheme
  • Dreams and goals
  • Healthy Me
  • Project Evolve (link with online safety)

P4C (Philosophy for Children)

P4C themes will vary in each year group, according to the topics and interests of the children.  With the teacher as facilitator, the children will be working collaboratively to create relevant questions, give reasons for opinions and discuss the validity of those opinions, develop a sense of trust, tolerance and fair-mindedness and to promote reflective thinking.


  • Revision of previous vocabulary
  • Sentence building, word order, negatives, questions, use of plural, adjective agreement
  • Songs, games and stories


  • Doodle Maths – 25minutes (spread out during the week)
  • Doodle Tables  – 20 minutes (spread out during the week)
  • Doodle English – 25 minutes (spread out during the week)
  • Weekly times tables test on Wednesdays
  • Spelling homework (10 min)  to be handed in by Tuesday (given out on a Thursday).
  • Daily reading – (at least 5 times) minimum 10 mins per session. To be recorded in Homework Diary

Please check your child’s homework diary regularly and sign it at the end of each week.  These diaries will be checked on Monday.