Year 4 – Ash & Poplar
Welcome to Year 4’s website page! We are back and full of energy ready for a fun filled and fantastic year. We will be reaching for the stars this academic year! It will involve lots of hard work, but we will have lots of fun along the way.
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4 Ash – Miss Powell
4 Poplar – Mrs Carlisle
TAs – Mrs Hallam, Miss Brookes and Miss Baker
Year 4 have been focusing on Tennis this half term. Last week with Miss Baker, they have been practising their throwing and catching with accuracy and control. This week they are putting their Tennis skills to the test in mini matches.
A big well done to Emily for achieving her Blue Peter badge. For 2weeks, she had to carry out 3 Blue Peter pledges. She made sure she switched off the tap when she was washing her teeth, she made sure she turned off the lights when she left a room, she picked up some...
Mr Chell and 4 volunteers have planted a tree as part of the Platinum Jubilee Queen's Canopy campaign. The tree is a Weeping Silver pear Tree, chosen for it’s platinum silver coloured leaves. It has been planted along the Cliff Road side of the playground....
Summer Term The whole school Summer term topic is Peace & Conflict. In Y4, we will be learning about peace and conflict within India. In History and Geography lessons, the children will be learning about the location of India, the British Empire, conflict between...
Spring Term – Our Green Clean World Year 4 will be learning all about our incredible oceans, the destructive effects that humans are having on our planet and what we can do to help.Our key areas of learning within our topic include:-Learning about the importance of...
Autumn Term - Identity Our topic this term is ‘Made in Nottingham’. We will be looking at how Nottingham got its name, the history of the city, where we are located in the world and about famous people who came/come from Nottingham. Reading some of their...
Y4 Photo Gallery
Our Class Ambassadors
Class Documents & Resources
Our School Rules
Please take time to discuss these at home, together:
- Listen to and follow instructions.
- Be polite and care about other people.
- Always keep hands and feet to yourself and work and play safely.
- Look after the School and its environment.
- Look after your property and have respect for other people’s belongings.
- Do not tease, bully or upset anyone.
- Speak respectfully to others and do not swear
PE days in Year 4 are Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4 Ash will be going Swimming from the 16th September up until February half term. Poplar will start Swimming on 24th February.
Every Tuesday, children will be set homework. There will be weekly spellings (set on Showbie) and Arithmetic. They should be completed during the week and brought back the following Tuesday.
Year 4 Time Table
Information for Parents
Swimming - Guidance for Parents
Swimming - Observer Guidelines
Year 4 book challenge!
We have now launched our brand new reading incentive. The children need to have read 9 books in total by the end of the year so they can be entered into a prize draw! Don’t forget to write book reviews along the way and collect your bronze, silver and gold awards.
This is the app we use in school to share work and upload our learning.
Practise your times tables. This will help with speed and accuracy.
Practise your spellings. Weekly tests.
Your children will be completing maths daily – why not revise what they have completed in the classroom?
Remember: They can go back in years if they find it tricky to grasp the concept then revisit their current learning.