Welcome to Year 4. Our class value is KINDNESS
In Year 4 we plan lots of interesting cross-curricular activities to help children to learn which enables them to research and learn about themes in greater depth. It is important for our Year 4 children to develop their independence and resilience in order to prepare them for the end of KS2.
You can find out all about Year 4 on this page - including what we are studying this half term, your home learning for the week, information on any half term projects and lots of great resources for parents and children.
To find out more about our long term curriculum planner, please click here
Reading In Year 4
If you're looking for a new book to read or stuck for inspiration take a look here at 100 books to read for Year 4
Parents - helping at home with Maths
If you would like to know more about how we teach Maths from Reception to Year 6, you can click here. There are some useful downloads and videos to watch.
Other Great Resources For Year 4 Parents and Children
There are lots and lots of great websites that can help you with everything from practicing your timetables to your half term research projects. Here are some that we think are the best.
Reading and Spelling - You can click here to learn more about your child's developing reader skills and if you'd like to find out more about spelling as part of the national curriculum, then please click here. Please make sure you log all your reading at home in your reading log books and don't forget to take part in our School Book challenge.
ICT Games - To practice lots of different Literacy and Maths skills, you could try ICT Games
Tests and Assessments
For more information on Year 4 multiplication tests please click here
National Curriculum Guidance And Expectations
Where should your child be at the end of Year 4? According to national age related expectations, your child should
- Give a personal point of view on a text.
- Re-explain a text with confidence.
- Justify inferences with evidence, predicting what might happen from details stated or implied.
- Use appropriate voices for characters within a story.
- Recognise apostrophe of possession (plural)
- Identify how sentence type can be changed by altering word order, tenses, adding/deleting words or amending punctuation.
- Explain why a writer has used different sentence types or a particular word order and the effect it has created.
- Skim & scan to locate information and/or answer a question.
- Vary sentence structure, using different openers.
- Use adjectival phrases (e.g. biting cold wind).
- Use appropriate choice of noun or pronoun.
- Use fronted adverbials.
- Use apostrophe for plural possession.
- Use a comma after fronted adverbial (e.g. Later that day, I heard bad news.).
- Use commas to mark clauses.
- Use inverted commas and other punctuation to punctuate direct speech.
- Use paragraphs to organised ideas around a theme.
- Use connecting adverbs to link paragraphs.
- Write with increasing legibility, consistency and fluency.
- Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.
- Compare and order numbers beyond 1,000.
- Compare and order numbers with up to 2 decimal places.
- Read Roman numerals to 100.
- Find 1,000 more/less than a given number.
- Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.
- Recall and use multiplication and division facts all tables to 12x12.
- Recognise PV of any 4-digit number.
- Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1,000.