Year 4 - Kingfisher and Kestrel
We have 2 classes in Year 4, 4:1 Kingfisher and 4:2 Kestrel. We are really looking forward to working with you all and hope that the information on this page will reassure you about the procedures and expectations of life in Year 4.
If you have any concerns or queries please do not hesitate to contact the School Office.
Year 4 Staff Team
All About Year 4
Year-4-Class-Page (ID 1036)
In each class, we have two school councillors and two behaviour ambassadors:
The role of the school councillors is to be a representative for their class. They take any problems or questions from their classes to school council meetings held by Mrs Richmond Flinn.
Previous school councillors have said:
“We go to meetings and listen to messages from Mrs Richmond-Flinn. Then we deliver them to our class.”
“It is fun and helpful for other children and helps make the school a better place.”
Behaviour ambassadors are changed each half-term. The teachers in Year 4 will choose children they think display good behaviour consistently and who are role models to others. Then it is their responsibility to choose a behaviour star at the end of each day (who is awarded a medal!)
Previous behaviour ambassadors have said:
“It makes you feel proud because you know you have been chosen for a reason. I loved it so much. I hope I am a behaviour ambassador again next year.”
School uniform helps us to feel like we are all part of the same team.
It is important that we all wear the correct uniform, please refer to School Uniform (Parents & Carers menu tab)
- 4:1 Kingfisher - Wednesday and Friday
- 4:2 Kestrel - Wednesday and Friday
Year 4 go swimming on a Wednesday.
4:1 will go from September to February, 4:2 will go from February to July.
On a swimming day, children should come to school in uniform and bring:
- A towel
- Swimsuit (boy’s shorts should be above the knee and not baggy)
- Goggles (optional)
Knowledge Organisers outlining topics for each term can be found here.
In Year 4, we complete a government multiplication test in the Summer Term. It is comprised of 25 questions which will cover all the times tables up to 12 x 12. We only get 6 seconds to answer each question so it is important that we are practising regularly to ensure that we are able to quickly recall multiplication facts.
The best way to prepare for the test is by playing TT Rockstars. It has a variety of games which test both accuracy and recall times.
We love reading in Year 4! Each classroom has a selection of books that children can borrow and return whenever they like. Some books link to topics we have covered in class but most are just for fun! There is always a variety of fiction, non-fiction and poetry and some children are even kind enough to donate their much-loved books from home so other children can enjoy them too.
Children are also expected to complete an Accelerated Reading quiz every week on their reading book. This is designed to check whether children are understanding what they are reading. The library has a varied selection of AR books to choose from and the children enjoy collecting points from their quizzes towards their reading certificates.
Please find below an overview of what we'll be working on this term, previous term Knowledge Organisers can be found on our Curriculum Page.