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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4


Welcome to Year 4

I am Mr Fitzgerald and am delighted to be teaching Year 4 this year.

The children have all settled in well and are looking forward to the year ahead.

This term we will be learning about the ancient Egyptians

We have P.E once a week on Tuesdays


In order to support your child at home with their learning please encourage them to: 

  • Be responsible readers and read every night
  • Complete all the home learning tasks set
  • Learn Year 3/4 spelling lists (copies are in their glossaries)
  • Complete their Lexia time
  • Learn their times tables up to 12x12 by using times table Rockstars and Numbots


This term in English we will be reading Michael Morpurgo’s retelling of Aladdin and the enchanted lamp.

In Maths we will be catching up on the missed learning from year 3 and continuing our topics of place value and addition and subtraction.

In Science we will be learning about sound. How do we hear?, how does sound travel? and how to change a sounds pitch.

We will be learning how to stay safe online and then studying coding in computing. 

Our History and Geography topics this term are the ancient Egyptians and deserts.

In Art and D.T the children will be designing and building their own torches.

We will be learning about being me in my world in PSCHE. 

In R.E we will be exploring the ideas of Buddhism.

We will also be studying French and music.

All of the curriculum information can be found on the curriculum page on the website. 

If you would like to speak to me about your child’s learning please contact the office and I will be in contact. 

Please check the website regularly as we will be updating it with all of the wonderful learning that has been taking place. 


Recommended Websites

Science - Exploring how sounds are created and travel.

Art - Egyptian clay

Ancient Egyptian board games

Maths - Using place value discs