Spring in Year 4

By January 24, 2019Year 4

This half-term, Year 4 are reading:

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Narnia…a land frozen in eternal winter… a country waiting to be set free.

Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into a land of Narnia.

Our English work will based around the adventures of the four main characters and the difficulties they will need to overcome.


Spelling is initially taught as discrete lessons, where pupils learn rules and carry out activities that allow them to investigate these rules. Pupils are not given spelling lists to learn and will be tested each week based on the application of rules taught.

(View the attached rules – PDF) Y4 ONLY Spelling Rules


Our maths lessons follow the Maths No Problem scheme. This is an approach taught across the whole school. This half term, pupils will be learning about different measures including their use as part of problem solving.

Topic – Romans

This half term our topic work will be based on Romans. Pupils will look at the Roman Empire and the impact it had on Britain. It will include studies of key leaders and invasions.


Science is taught as through Science Weeks. This half term, Year 4 will be learning more about Electricity. Pupils will identify how circuits are made and understand how electricity is conducted/insulated. Pupils will take part in a range of activities to investigate different circuits.

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