King Edward Primary School Excitement + Determination = Success

Year 4



Welcome to our Year 4 Page

Our teachers are Mrs. Wilbourne and Miss Oakley.

We work very hard in our classes.

We always aim to try our best, and enjoy our learning.




This half term our topic is 


Into The Deep!



In this topic, we will be learning about lots of things.





We will be undertaking factual and explanation writing connected to sea turtles. We will be learning about a range of grammar conventions linked to Rainbow Grammar, and we will be applying these in our writing. 




We will be studying a variety of numerical topics including fractions, shape, and problem solving using written methods of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We will also continue with our daily practice of counting and multiplication tables. Also, we will have the chance to work on our Superhero multiplication challenges each week.



We will be learning about the sea turtles of Florida. We will be finding out about the different types of sea turtle and their habitat. We will be looking at issues that are creating problems for the sea turtles, and endangering their population.



In science, we will studying the topic of 'Habitats'. Through this work, we will be investigating the habitat of the sea turtle, and also the habitats of animals in our school environment. We will look at different habitats and how they support the organisms which live there.



We will study how we can create texture through art. This will involve undertaking rubbings of differing textures, and using collage to present the rubbings we do in the form of a sea creature.



In R.E., we will be studying the religion of Christianity. We will be looking at important people in the Bible.

We will also be finding out about Easter. This will include looking at the key events of Holy Week such as Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem, the Last Supper, Jesus' arrest, his crucifixion and his resurrection. We will also be considering how Easter is celebrated around the world.



We will be continuing our French sessions, using the Rigolo teaching program to support our learning.



Good to be me!

In this unit of work, we will be thinking about how we are all different, but we all have something good to offer to society. We will be talking about feelings and how they might affect our behaviour, in both positive and negative ways. We will be understanding how important it is that we consider the feelings of others.


Indoor athletics





More Information for Parents



Children will be given weekly lists of spellings to learn which will support the spelling patterns they are learning in class.

Mrs Wilbourne’s spellings will go out on a Monday, and will be tested on the following Monday.

Miss Oakley’s spellings will go out on a Friday, and will be tested on the following Friday.


Reading homework will be distributed on a Friday, and needs returning the following Wednesday.


Creative homework will be given out at the start of each half term, and will need returning by the date given on the activity sheet.



We encourage children to read at home regularly to support their progress at school. Reading records and books should be in school every day please. If your child reads at home, please sign their Reading Reward Sheet. Once your child has completed sixty reads, they can choose a free, brand-new book from school.


It would also be very beneficial to your child's learning, if they could regularly practise their times tables and quick mental maths activities. 


We appreciate you supporting your child with their homework, and ensuring it is completed appropriately.


P.E and Swimming


Children are expected to wear the correct school uniform, including appropriate footwear.

P.E. kits should consist of: white t-shirt, black shorts, a long sleeve jumper, long sports trousers and plimsolls or trainers.

Please name all of your child’s property.

P.E. day for both Year 4 classes is Wednesday.

We will endeavour to go outside and do P.E. even in cold weather.

Please ensure your children have their PE kit in school on these days, and that earrings are removed.  Thank you.


Swimming will be recommencing on Monday 25th February. 


If you do not wish your child to take part in P.E. lessons for any reason, please send a note into school, or speak to your child's class teacher.
Thank you.



Please call in to see us if you have any concerns about your child.


We are looking forward to a fantastic year of happy learning!



Thank you for your continuous support and cooperation.


Below are some websites you might like to visit.
They will support the work we are doing this half term.

Behaviour for learning