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St Joseph's Academy

St. Joseph's
Catholic Academy

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

This year the Year 4 team is made up of Miss Hampsey, Mrs Harrand and Mrs Roe.


During this term we will be covering a range of exciting topics.

Maths Mastery - Reasoning with 4 digit numbers, number and place value and addition and subtraction.

English – How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell - Character description, setting description and diary entry.

Science – Electricity and Sound.

RE – Domestic Church, Baptism, Judaism, Advent/Christmas.

Topic/Geography - Savage Settlers - Romans, Anglo Saxons and Vikings.

French - Welcome to School – Super Learners. My local area, your local area.

PE - PE will be taught on a Tuesday and Friday. Please make sure your child comes into school in their PE kit on these days.

Home Learning

Children will receive their home learning books on a Friday, they should complete an activity of their choice from the home learning grid. Home learning is expected to be completed by the following Friday. Children will also need to complete a fortnightly Maths and English task on Learning with Parents.

Spelling zappers are used for weekly spelling tests suited to individual children, children will be tested on any given day at least 1 x per week.

Times Table Rockstars

The children have been given their Times Table Rockstars usernames and passwords for them to practice at home. The login details are also stuck in their spelling zapper books. You can access the website here