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St. James' CE Primary School

Welcome to Year 4


Theatre Trip to watch the fantastic performance of Dr Seuss's- The Lorax on Thursday 02 November 2017

Please do let your child's class teacher know if you can assist on any of the trips.


Every Wednesday the children will be set 10 compulsory spellings,10 challenge spellings, one maths worksheet and one maths activity to complete on This will be due in by the following Wednesday.

If your child does not have internet access at home or a local library, please do send them to homework club on a Friday after school, where they can also have adult support if need be.

Please also ensure your child is reading every day at home (they will be rewarded for showing this in their home-school books) and regularly practising their times-tables up to 12x12.


P.E will be on Monday for 4 Egypt.

P.E. will be on Wednesdays for all of year 4.

P.E will be on Friday for 4 Kenya.

Please ensure your child brings in the school's P.E. kit. 



Spellings to be tested on 01/11/2017 are:

CORE SPELLINGS- forgetting, forgotten, beginning, beginner, preferred, gardending, gardener, limited, limiting and limitation.

EXTENSION SPELLINGS-  antisocial, autobiography, antispectic, interview, enthusiastically, enrolment, commitment, offering, benefited and cancelled.


What we will be learning this term:

Our topic this term is toys!

Our focus texts in English will be Leon and The Place Between by Graham Baker-Smith, Clown by Quentain Blake and Lost in the Toy Museum by Andy Lucas. 

In Science we will be making electric toys, in History we will be learning about Roman toys, in R.E. we will be learning about Islam.

In Maths we will begin by learning about place value (4 digit numbers).