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Year 4

Mrs Shawcross Mrs Bradley            Mrs Dumbreck Mrs Barratt


Hello and welcome to Year 4. Please take a look below at our topics and experiences planned for this year.


Our main topic themes 


How rotten were the Romans?


Light up your life!


How did Victorians change our lives?

 Learning in Year 4

A more detailed look our expectations for each year group can be found by exploring the subject pages under the curriculum tab and our yearly overview can be accessed by clicking below

Year 4 Overview

To support our understanding of our topics we have planned exciting visits which will enrich our learning and give our children the opportunity to develop their social skills.

Our proposed learning beyond the classroom events for this year are:

  • Forest Schools
  • Bewerley Park Outdoor Learning Centre
  • A visit to a Mosque
  • Ripon Workhouse Museum

Homework expectations in year 4 




Basic skills


Basic Skills


Reading -

10 minutes x 5 Where possible with an adult

Spelling list sent home weekly

Spelling Log sent home for daily practice

Daily practice of number skills

Daily times tables practice and sheet


 In Year 4 children are encouraged to read every night and record this in their reading diaries.

All children have access to a wide variety of books. Children have the opportunity to choose a book of their choice and also a book levelled at their ability. Parents can support their children's learning through reading with them every day, taking children to the local library to read about our topics, and by practicing maths with them. 

Year 4 Maths Curriculum

Year 4 English Curriculum Overview

Year 4 Spellings and Grammar

Supporting your child at home - A guide for parents of year 3 and 4

Please get in contact if you have any questions.