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Happy Easter everyone!  We have made it to the holidays and we just wanted to let you know that we are very proud of each and every one of you and we miss you all so much.  Although it's a strange world we are living in at the moment, well done for having a go at our online learning and a special shout out to those who are challenging themselves daily on Rock Stars.  You are doing an awesome job!


Over the Easter break, eat lots of chocolate, enjoy spending time with your family, help out around the house and most importantly, remember to BE KIND.  We will be back on Monday 20th April with more online videos for you every day.  We will be thinking of you all and hope you and your families are all keeping healthy.


Take care everyone.

The Year 4 team xx




Well done to Samuel, Rosie, Keira and Abigail for taking part in this weekend's battle!  The winners were Falcons.


The winners for Friday 3rd April were Falcons - well done to Samuel, Rosie and Logan for being the top scorers.  In Eagles, top players were Matthew, Lacie and Luciano.  Well done everyone!


Thursday 2nd April...

725 Eagles      2605 Falcons


Top players:

Katie                Samuel

Ava                  Rosie

Amelia             Bella A


Wednesday 1st April...


766 Eagles     2711 Falcons

Top players....

Caelan           Samuel

Amelia           Bella A

Lily                 Rosie


Tuesday 31st March...

329 Eagles     3735 Falcons


Top players...

Matthew                                Samuel

Freya                                    Rosie

Charlie                                  Bella A


Monday 30th March....

745 Eagles     2387 Falcons


Eagles:                       Falcons:

Layla                           Samuel

Abigail                        Rosie

Freya                          Bella A


Well done to everyone who played!  Remember there will be a daily battle and this will be a great way to keep practising your times tables.


We will be updating your spellzone lists regularly. Even if you've already done the set tasks, click on Completed Tasks, then the current Spelling list (Year 4 Unit 12) and then choose games. Then you can play any of the games with this week's spellings. Enjoy. We'll let you know who our top players are tomorrow. 

Welcome to Year 4 at Derwent Road.  Please find below information about your child’s learning topics this half term, including topic leaflets.  Please see our specific class pages for photos and individual class learning journeys.



Spring 1 Enrichment - Judo!

British Values Day


On British Values Day, the whole school were learning about being a democracy. In Year 4 the children were organised into four political parties who were campaigning for £100 to spend on a box of activities to undertake as part of our Enrichment afternoons. The four groups were Yellow - Rapid Recipes (a variety of healthy snacks to make), Blue - Mess Makers (Creative Crafts), Red - Smarty Pants (strategic games) and Green - Calm Kids (activities and crafts to promote mindfulness).


The four parties made their speeches in assembly and then every child in the school voted. The winner was ............. The Blue Party. Look out for the Creative Craft enrichment box coming soon.

British Values Day

Our visit from Legion XIIII

Homework Expectations


Spelling tasks and a maths activity will be handed out every Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. This will start on Friday 13th September 2019.

Reading books come home daily. Children should read with an adult as often as possible but at least 4 times per week.

Times Tables - Year 4 children are expected to know their times tables up to 12 x 12 by the end of the year. Children will sit a standardised government test in June 2020. In preparation for this, please help your child to learn their times tables. Timetable Rockstar logins are in the front of planners. Look out for weekly battles!







Key Dates

Thursday 5th March 2020 - World Book Day, Children to Dress Up

Thursday 2nd April 2020 - WWII Assembly, Parents Invited, 3pm


Grafham Water Visit 3-5th June 2020