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Year 4

Welcome to Y4!


General Information


Staff: The class teachers are Miss HillMrs Marshall (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Miss Robinson (Thursday and Friday). Supporting in Y4 will be Mrs Hill and Mr Wood.


PPA: Our PPA is on a Friday. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Hill.


P.E: Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday.

Children will come to school dressed in their PE kit. They do not need to bring school uniform to change into. All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain. Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie)



Home learning menus are available on the website every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic. 

New spellings will be sent home on a Friday and children will be tested on these the following Friday.


Children can choose from a homework menu and for each task completed they earn a dojo point or even a Green Card! Please do share photographs of your children carrying out the tasks by e-mailing them to 

Topics covered:


Summer 1: Road Trip USA!


In our USA road trip topic, we will be starting our journey at Woodhouse West with our very own American passports. We will study the geographical features of America and use a variety of sources to see just how diverse the country is in comparison to the UK. Furthermore, we will be studying the different biomes and looking at what the different states have to offer.

Books to enjoy at home!


Summer 1


Weird But True! USA by National Geographic Kids

From the best-selling Weird But True line, learn tons of fun facts about the outrageous oddities and kooky charisma of the USA!

In this latest and greatest edition of Weird But True, you'll read all about the wacky wilds, bizarre bite-size facts and strange scenes of USA!



Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids: 51 Inspiring People from Ancient Africa to Modern-Day U.S.A. by Arlisha Norwood 

You're invited to meet ancient Egyptian rulers, brilliant scientists, legendary musicians, and civil rights activists-all in the same book! Black Heroes introduces you to 51 black leaders and role models from both history and modern times. This black history book for kids features inspirational biographies of trailblazers from the United States, Egypt, Britain, and more.

Discover where in the world they lived, and what their lives were like growing up. Learn about the obstacles they faced on the way to making groundbreaking accomplishments. You'll find out how these inspirational figures created lasting change-and paved the way for future generations.


If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement (If You Were a Kid) by Gwendolyn Hooks

Follow along with two girls as they find themselves in the middle of a civil rights demonstration, and find out how the fight for equality changed the country forever.


Joyce Jenkins has recently moved to a new town with her family, and she will soon be attending a segregated school for the first time. Meanwhile, Connie Underwood is trying to figure out what her twin brothers are planning in secret.