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Class 4

Welcome to class 4's page.

The teacher is Mrs Walker and she is supported by Mrs Cowdell each morning and Mrs Guest two afternoons each week.

 P.P.A. cover is provided by Miss Heaton-Smith.


Our topics for the year are:

Beast Creator :

Minibeasts and their habitats, factfiles, science investigations of habitats and life cycles.


Firedamp and Davy lamps:

History stand alone topic: the history of mining in our local communities.


Alchemy Island:

Suspend your belief and go on a magical journey to Alchemy Island. Can you find the gold hidden deep within the Island's mysterious landscape? The only way is to study the map, unravel the riddle and begin your adventure.


Blue Abyss:

Study the world's oceans, food chains, predators and prey, life cycles of some mammals and sea creatures. We will consider environmental issues surrounding sea pollution.


Off With Her Head:

British History surrounding the rule of Henry the Eighth and his wives.


Please look at the parent and carer topic guides below for further information.



Class 4 Reminders

Homework goes home each Wednesday and should be returned no later than Monday. Don't forget to put your book in the pigeon hole in class 4.


P.E. is on Mondays (Autumn term only) and Fridays.

Spring and Summer terms P.E. will be on Thursdays and Fridays.

Don't forget your P.E. kit including a warm tracksuit and trainers/pumps - we will be outside as often as possible.


Spelling tests are on Fridays when you will also be given your new words and do the spelling test in your orange spelling book. Remember to bring your spelling book to school each Friday.


For reading we expect the children to do a minimum of 5-10 minutes reading each night. If you would like to carry out extra activities, here are some options you may wish to choose:

- discussing key characters and settings

- making a list of unfamiliar words and their meanings

- discussing the book with your child and the events that occur.

One family, growing together in love and faith, flourishing in an ever-changing world. We love, we believe, we shine, we achieve.