Welcome to the Year 4  Page


Welcome to our Year 4 homepage, here you can find up-to-date information and the latest news from our year group. 

Please keep checking back in throughout the term for regular updates.

Thank you

Miss White, Mrs Hunter, Mrs Burton, Mrs Green, Mrs Haddon, Mrs Sykes, Miss Gardner and Mr Young. 


Don't forget you can email the Year 4 team at the following address: m.4@sherrier.leics.sch.uk

Our Christian Value of Compassion 



This term in Year Four:


In the Spring Term we are continuing to work on our narrative skills, this time creating Change Stories, focusing on setting descriptions. We will be continuing to focus on our punctuation accuracy, alongside building our understanding of different sentence types to hook the reader. We will be using the story Wing within our English lessons. 


For DERIC Reading this half term, we will be delving into the story of The Captive Celt by Terry Deary. We will be working on our summarising skills, looking at retrieving the key information from within the text.  


This year we will be using the Power Maths programme to deliver our Maths learning. We have now begun our learning on Unit 5, Multiplication and Division. Throughout this unit we will be developing our understanding of what happens when you multiply and divide numbers by 10 and 100 before working on our 6, 7, 9, 11 and 12 times tables. After half term we will be beginning Unit 6, Multiplication and Division (2). During this unit we will be learning about effective written methods for both multiplication and division, whilst applying the knowledge we have learnt so far in problem solving activities. 

Within our RAYS Maths sessions, we will continue to apply our written methods from our last unit in problem solving contexts. We will be developing of confidence in using a range of different representations including Bar Models and Part, Part, Whole models.  

X-Factor will still be carried out every week and children will continue to bring home a copy of their work along with an example version the can practice at home.  


Our Maths Topic Overviews

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Connected Curriculum - I Am Warrior!

To start the Spring term, we will be delving into the world of Roman Britain and the impact of the age of the Celts!  Discovering the greatest leaders of the time including Boudicca and Julius Caesar, we will learn all about what the Romans did for us today. As we move through the topic, we will be preparing for Gladiator School creating our own Roman Shields by developing our DT skills, alongside learning about how to move and work as a Roman Army, as well as discovering the fashions of the time. 

Our Knowledge Organisers

How can you help support our learning at home?

Want to try any other exciting activities linked to our I am Warrior topic? Why not have a go at some of these! 

Our previous learning! 

Alongside our Potions topic, we created melted wax crayon art work. We thought about the impact of the scientific process of melting and how we can use this to create effective artwork. We worked in small groups, building our collaborative working skills alongside needing to be creative thinkers. We were all really proud of the artistic outcomes! 

Potions Topic Activities

Upcoming Events! 

Roman Gladiator Presentation

Tuesday 27th February 2.15pm - 3pm.

Further details to follow soon. 

Important Letters and Documents 

As we go through the year, please check back for any key documents or letters you may need.

Roman Gladiator Open Afternoon Invitation

Ukulele Borrowing Letter (Ukulele is Monday afternoons on a rotation schedule).


 For the start of the Spring Term, we will be looking at The Captive Celt by Terry Deary.  

This book will be both our Guided Reading Text. We are continuing to read The Witches as our Class Novel. 

Week Beginning 11th February: As we reach the end of this half term we will be finishing our work on our Captive Celt story. Our focus this week is interpretation and summarisation of the text. We will be recreating the key moment when Caratacus and Deri are taken to the senate building for their trial. 

Week Beginning 26th February: This week we are having a comprehension week focusing on the skill of summarisation.

Year 4 will have the following slots for PE this year: 



Children will need indoor and outdoor PE kits school for these days but may also need their kits on other days. Therefore please make sure your child's P.E kit remains in school for the week. 


P.E Kit essentials:

White t-shirt


Jogging bottoms/Outdoor leggings




If your child does not have the correct kit for the lesson they may not be able to take part.

Year 4 Twitter

Please make sure you are following us on Twitter @SherrierY4 to keep up to date with all of our fantastic work and learning. This will be updated regularly during the term. 

If you have requested to follow our page, please let a member of staff know so we can make sure we accept the right followers. Thank you. 

Our Fridge Words 

Week Beginning 13/02/2018

traitor When somebody betrays their country or the group they belong to. 
betrayer  If you betray someone who loves or trust you, your actions hurt and disappoint them. 
deserter Someone who leaves their job without permission. 
deceiver If you deceiver someone, you make someone believe something that is not true, usually to gain advantage for yourself. 
double-crosser If someone you trust double-crosses you, they do something which harms you instead of doing something they had promised to do. 



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Last update: 2019-02-13