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Year 4


This half-term our topic is: Life Changers


We will be considering life changers, specifically those in the world of medicine, inventors and their amazing ideas, but also those who have stood up for human rights. 




Below, you will find our knowledge organiser with key information that we will be learning as part of the topic.

The homework planner for this half-term can also be found below.


Important Information- Year Four

Information about days and expectations:


Monday: Spellings handed out (every other week)

Tuesday: PE day - don't forget to come in to school in your PE kit. 

This half-term, our Tuesday PE session is outside - we will be refining skills in cricket.

Friday: PE day - don't forget to come in to school in your PE kit. 

Friday PE is an outside session. This half-term, we will be covering orienteering.

Weekly Home learning marked.

Spelling Test every two weeks.

Reading Journals in to be checked, these should be filled in by your child at least four times each week.


Home Learning in Year Four

Reading - Year Four children are expected to read for a minimum of 25 minutes a day. 

Weekly Home Learning Books (10-minute workouts)-Marked in the class each Friday

Spellings: Children are given their spellings to learn on a Monday and then tested 11 days later, on a two-week cycle. 

Half-Termly Topic Home Learning: below is a grid with options for our topic and cross-curricular based home learning 

TT RockStars and Numbots: Using the links below, children are expected to be using these websites regularly, to help with their speed and accuracy in multiplication, division, addition and subtraction.

We expect the children to use it in short bursts 4-5 times a week.

(Short bursts being about 5-10 minutes)


TT Rockstars link

Numbots link

Hit the Button link