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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!                 

We will be updating this page with lots of information about what's going on in class and future events too. Please remember you can contact us through the school office if needed.



Mrs Clubb - Class Teacher

Mrs Terry - Class Teacher

Mrs Lamb - Teaching Assistant  Mrs Faux - Learning Support Assistant


Latest News:


Year 4 really enjoyed performing their assembly for their friends and family. We hope ,if you were able to join us, that you also enjoyed it. We are looking forward to learning even more about the Romans to share with you soon.  


A massive well done to Emma who has completed all 20 reading challenges this half term. 




Times Table Check Information Sheet

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Disaster Strikes


This term the children will be exploring life as a Roman, ending the term learning about Volcanoes.

The children will be exploring the Romans in all aspects of their learning, from Roman Numerals in Maths, A Roman Story in Literacy, Roman Mosaics in Art, Roman soldier formations in Dance and Creating a Roman themed computer game, along with looking at the Roman Empire and ways of life in our topic lessons. 


How can I help at home?

This is a question that is often asked. Our work in school is made easier with collaboration with parents at home. We are fortunate at Holbrook that we have many pro-active parents, supporting their children achieve great things. I'm aware that everyone has busy lifestyles - here a few things at home you could do support your child in Year 4:


Research - Supporting your child to delve deeper into their topic by carrying out their own research about the Romans. They may like to look online or get a book form the Library. They will be able to share and incorporate their knowledge into curriculum areas, especially writing. 


Reading regularly with your child, discussing the plot, a character's feelings and motives and making predictions of what could happen next. It is a proven fact that if children read regularly it improves levels in all curriculum areas. See grid below. Please don't forget to complete 2 Reading Challenges a week.


Times Tables. Times tables are a key assessment point for Year 4 this year. They will take part in the multiplication check at the end of the year. If children are secure with their times tables it improves all aspects of their maths and increases the speed they are able to problem solving. Children should know all times tables up to 12 x12. Try playing games, sing songs, chanting tables etc


Maths Resources

I've found a number of interactive resources which may be useful when practising things at home:

French Lessons

The children have been learning parts of the body.

Head, shoulders, knees and feet (in French) two eyes, two ears, a mouth and a nose; Tête épaules genoux pieds, deux yeux deux oreilles une bouche et un nez; Learn about different parts of the body with Pierre's catchy French rhyme. (vous l'adorerez!)

Year 4 Curriculum Map Autumn 1