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Maple's Musings

Welcome to Year 4

Meet the Year 4 Team

Miss Brooks - Class Teacher

Mrs Edge - Teaching Assistant

Miss Humphries - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Cunningham - 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Mr Holmes - PE

Welcome to 4 Maple, where our children are curious learners with a thirst for knowledge and simply love coming to school!

This term, we will be:

English - Recapping and securing punctuation, grammar and our guided reading skills. Reading and writing a variety of different text types, inspired by books such as, 'How to train your dragon' by Cressida Cowell and 'The Lost Thing' by Shaun Tan.

Maths - Learning about perimeter, converting measurements, calculating fractions and decimals of shapes and amounts.

Science - Identifying how sounds are made and investigating how to change volume and pitch. 

History - Learning about life during Viking times and how they came to settle in the UK. 


Art - Investigate and develop monoprint designs on fabric, inspired by the work of Michael Brennan-Wood.

Music - Composing and producing simple pieces on the glockenspiel.

PE - Learning how to play basketball and perform a dance.

French - Ordering food at the café.

RE - Thinking about the meaning of 'Good and evil'. 

Personal Development - Considering our dreams, goals and how we handle it when these things do not happen.

Computing - Investigating computing hard wear.

Knowledge Organisers




Home Learning - Click here to access our home learning grid.

Year 4 End of Year Expectations - Click here to access end of year expectations in all subjects for Year 4. 

Recommended Reads for Year 4 - Click to access books recommended to a Year 4 audience. 

What do I need at school?​

  • Water bottle

  • A healthy snack for break times - no nuts - please refer to our Healthy Schools policy for guidance.

  • Reading books and reading logs -  to be brought in everyday.

  • A pencil case with a handwriting pen, pencil, ruler and rubber.

  • Coats - we will be going outside in all weathers so bring a coat every day.

  • PE Kit – A fully named PE kit should be at school every week. All jewellery must be removed for PE lessons.

  • Home learning books to be sent in every Monday.

  • A hat in hot weather.

  • Old shirt or painting apron – for painting and craft.

  • Library books.

Times Tables Practice

At Sauncey Wood we use Times Table Rockstars to support our learning. Log in details are your child's home learning book. You can use these other sites to practise too!

Hit the button        Coconut Multiplies       Camel Times Tables   Maths is fun

Other Useful Websites:​

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