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Year 4

Welcome to Class 4!


Welcome back! We are so happy to have all of our children back at school - we have really missed them!


The children have made an excellent start back to school and are settling back into school life and school routines.


This half term, we have lots of exciting work planned for the children that are based around the following books:




We are also very aware of the fact that the children have missed a lot of learning time at school due to the school closing during the Summer Term, so to help the children 'catch-up', we have dedicated the first half of the Autumn Term to supporting the children in filling some of those missed gaps. In school, we are calling this, 'Gap Attack'. 


In Class 4, during Gap Attack, we will be focusing on:



  • reading comprehension
  • expanded noun phrases
  • clauses
  • adverbials
  • handwriting 


  • times tables
  • place value
  • addition
  • subtraction  


In addition to the above, all of the children will be given a new Home-School Diary and all of the children will read with an adult every week. The adult will write a short comment in the Home-School Diary after the child has read with them.


Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we are unable to send the Home-School Diaries home. But please rest assured that your child will be reading regularly at school.


We will share some of our work with you all before the half term break.


Useful Information

Year 4 Timings:

9.15am - 3.30pm, Bunbury Street Gate 

A member of staff will be at the gate to greet the children from 9.05am - 9.15am. 



PE is every Wednesday with Miss Hunt.


Please send the children to school wearing their PE kits (black bottoms, white t-shirt, trainers).


Forest Schools

Forest School groups are split between Ms Shaw on Tuesdays and Mrs Buzza on Thursdays. 


Please send the children to school wearing comfortable outdoor clothes that can get a little mucky! Please be mindful of the weather, as the children will be outdoors for the duration of the session.



All children will learn how to play the clarinet this year. The children will be taught by Chloe.


The Year 4 Team

Miss Ashley (Class Teacher)

Miss Hunt (Teaches on Tuesday afternoon)

Miss Boyes (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Begum (Care Assistant)


We know that these are really strange and uncertain times and we thank you for all of your ongoing support.


Please do not hesitate to call me at school if you have any questions about the provision and learning in Year 4.


Look after yourselves and keep safe.

Kind regards,

Miss Ashley and the Year 4 Team