Year 4 2017 - 2018

Mrs Fearnley

Welcome to Year 4 


The children are all very excited to have begun our work on the Ancient Greeks. Having found clues related to the myth Perseus and Medusa, the children have generated lots of super ideas for their own writing.


PE will usually be on a Monday and Wednesday, however this does change from time to time, so please ensure full kit is in school for the whole week.




Mrs Fearnley (teacher) and Mrs Trigg (teaching assistant)


Useful information

  • PE kits need to be brought in on Monday and left in school until Friday
  • all the children's belongings must have their names on them - this makes it easier for misplaced items to make it back to their owners
  • the children all have a reading and homework journal - please let us know how your child is getting on with their reading. You can also use this to send notes into school if necessary
  • homework will be set on a Monday and will be due the following Monday - one week will be a written piece in their books and the following week they will have a spelling or times tables home work to complete


In Computing we have been looking at Stop Motion animations. Look to the bottom of the page for a little taster.

Homework - wk beg 15th Jan 18

This week the children need to practise their 6 times tables. Each child should have brought home a sheet with ideas for how to learn multiplication and division facts. If confident with the 6 times tables, please look at the 9s - do you notice any patterns? Please check MY Maths for further activities.


Homework - wk beg 4th Dec

Please complete the science activity sheets in your books. If you want to find out more about electricity, have a look at this site: BBC Bitesize

Homework - wk beg 13th No

Please practise spellings in preparation for a test next week. There are also some activities to complete on My Maths. If you have any problems logging on or doing this part of the homework, please let me know. Homework is due next Monday 27th November. Click here for a link to a video which demonstrates the method for column subtraction which we use in school. Hope you find it helpful! Please let me know if you need any further information.

Homework - wk beg 16th Oct

Please practise your spellings in preparation for a test next week. There are also some activities to complete on My Maths. If you have any problems logging on or doing this part of the homework, please let me know. Homework is due next Monday 23rd October.

Homework - wk beg 9th Oct 

Well done everyone with your spellings! It is clear that you have all been practising.

This week's homework is to research and prepare for a 'How to...' presentation in school (Parents - I will release a rota for the children to deliver their presentation in the next couple of weeks). In your red books, please write some instructions for a subject of your own choosing. For example, 'How to fly a kite', or 'How to play a scale on a musical instrument'.* Remember we discussed a number of examples in school.* You can include photos or diagrams. If there are any questions, please let me know. Homework is due in next Monday16th October.

Homework - wk beg 2nd Oct

This week your homework is a learning task. Please practise the spellings you brought home in preparation for a test next week. Also, click here  and here for some online activities for using apostrophes.

Homework - wk beg 25th September

Due next Monday 2nd October - as it it National European Languages day this week, the children have a languages quiz to complete and the task of designing a flag for St Bede's school. If there are any problems with the homework, please let me know.

Homework - wk beg 18th September

This week is a learning and practising homework. Please choose one of the times tables to learn and practise over the week (4,8,6 or 7 times tables, or a combination if you feel confident with them all).  We will have multiplication challenges next Monday 25th September.

Click here for some games to help

Mrs Fearnley


Homework - wk beg 11th September

Due Monday 18th September

Please research how we can stay safe when using technology. Find out what the letters SMART stand for and present your findings over two pages of your book. Please think carefully about your presentation.


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Contact the School

St Bede's Catholic Primary School

Keepers Lane

Main Contact: Ms Conlon

Tel: 01606 852149