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Welcome to Class 4!


Working as an individual within Class 4, with support from school and home, your child will continue to develop their independence; skills and learning behaviour.


Reading continues to be a vital activity at home and school. Children continue to have a reading book from the classroom and may also decide to have a library book. It is important that they read at least 5 times at home and children may decide to take on the responsibility for recording pages read with you. They may choose to read out loud, in chorus or echo your reading or may even choose to read silently. Discussions about vocabulary, characters and plots are key at this stage.


Homework is set twice weekly in addition to reading and times tables.


Maths homework is set and is due in the following Monday. This is linked to work that we have been doing in class but feel free to Dojo if you have any questions. We mark this in class and discuss any misconceptions.

Have a look on the school’s calculation progression document for guidance about calculation strategies.


Reading comprehension homework is set and is due in the following Friday. Pupils pre-read the text in class and ‘zap’ important parts of the text. It is crucial that pupils complete this homework- we mark it as a class as part of our reading session each Friday; giving pupils the chance to review their learning.

Year 5 pupils may also have a piece of SPAG homework tom complete linked to our work in class.



Times tables:

Every Friday, pupils select a times table to test themselves. The aim is for all pupils to know all times tables facts up to 12 x 12 confidently by the end of Year 4. Learning and using these facts is part of the children’s daily maths activities but children may like to practise at home:



Try testing yourself using Purplemash.








World at War

Materials and their Properties

Condover Hall Residential- Year 5

Singer’s Hill


Bon Voyage

Forces; Living things in their habitats



One Planet

Animals including Humans; Evolution and Inheritance.

Wyre Forest

Useful information:


PE: PE is currently on a Thursday and  Friday but we ask for PE kit to stay in school just in case this should change.

Forest schools: Forest schools for our Class will be in the Summer Term.


Thank you.