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Year 4 Pear

Welcome to the Year 4 Pear Page  

Welcome back to school after what we hope was a fun and restful Easter break. It has been wonderful to welcome the children back to school, they are all ready and excited for an action packed and exciting half term.

Please check this page regularly for further updates. If you have any questions or queries then please do not hesitate to speak to me or send a message via the Dojo app. 

Thank you
Mrs Cuthbert 


Key Information

Reading books and records should be brought to school daily. Please ensure you child reads regularly throughout the week and an adult signs their reading record. It is important that children are reading as much as possible.
PE days are Monday and Friday so please ensure that your child has their full PE kit in school that day.
Please ensure that your child has a water bottle in school.
Please ensure that all uniform is clearly labelled with your child’s name.


This half term we will be reading 'Escape from Pompeii' by Christina Balit. During this unit, the children will be producing a setting description and instructions on how to escape from Pompeii. We will also be basing some of our writing on the Literacy Shed video 'The Lego Story'. 


This half term in Maths we will be focusing on learning to convert between analgoue and digital times and solving problems involving money.

We will be continuously be practicing our times tables. Please encourage your child to play on Timetable Rockstars as much as possible at home.


This half term our focus will be Electricity. The children will:

  • Identify common appliances that run on electricity
  • Construct a simple series electrical circuit
  • Recognises that a switch opens and closes a circuit
  • Recognise some common conductors and insulators 

Wider Curriculum

·       In History our topic this half term is Romans. We will be learning about the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain using a range of sources.

·       P.E. is on Monday and Friday. Please ensure your child has a full P.E. kit on these days. This half term we are learning football and netball.

·       In R.E. this half term we will be exploring the impact of Petecost for Christians.

·       In PSHCE our topic is based around appreciation and what we have to be greatful for. 

·       In Class Worship, our value this half term is Trust. We will be discussing big questions such as,  'why is it important to trust?' and 'how do we know someone is trustworthy?'

·       In Music with Mr Martin we will be learning how to play the djembe drums.

  • In Art we will be learning about the artist Yayoi Kusama and using clay to create scultpures.