Year 4 2019 - 2020

Mrs Tasker

Mrs Tasker

Pendolino Class Teacher

Mr Underhill

Mr Underhill

Thunderbird Class Teacher

Welcome to Year 4! 

If you are in Pendolino Class, your Class Teacher is Mrs Tasker. If you are in Thunderbird Class, your Class Teacher is Mr Underhill. Year 4 Classes are supported by Mrs Newell, our Teaching Assistant.


At the start of the half term children will be given a homework sheet with information about the homework. There will be a piece for each week and the children can choose which order to do them in. It is expected that each Monday a piece of homework has been completed and brought into school to be marked. 

The children have completed a baseline test to identify which of the year 3/4 common expception words they can currently spell. These have been highlighted on a word list in the front of their homework books. Each half term the children will identify which of the year 3/4 common exception words they can't yet spell. They will then focus on learning these at home over the half term using their red spelling journal. There will be a half termly spelling test where we will update their spelling sheet to add new words they can now spell. In class, we will be focusing on learning the Year 4 spelling patterns. These will also be sent home each half term to be practised. 


Your child had been given a yellow reading record and a home reading book. It is expected that they read at home a minimum of three times each week and that their diary is signed by an adult. Diaries will be checked by the class teacher on a Friday. 

If your child is finding any part of  the homework difficult, encourage them to use a dictionary or the internet for help. Alternatively, they can ask their Class Teacher who will be happy to help!



Children will have PE once a week. Your child will need a full PE kit from the beginning of the academic year. The PE kit should be kept in school in the boxes provided and will be sent home at the end of every half-term to be washed. Year 4 children also have swimming lessons. A letter will be sent home to give details of when they start. Your child will require an appropriate swimming costume, a swimming cap and googles if needed, and a towel.

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
PE PM - Swimming (both classes)  

PM - Tbird


PM - Pendolino










Please download the curriculum overviews below to see what your child will be learning this term. For more information about the National Curriculum, simply speak with your child's Teacher or visit the National Curriculum website.


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The Romans , by Mrs Tasker

Making a castle , by Mrs Tasker

Firesteel Work, by Mrs Jones

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