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St Edmund's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

St Edmund's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

Parish, Family, School

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!  This stage is pivotal moment in Key Stage 2 as children develop important skills in preparation for upper KS2.  Here you will find home learning and other important information including what we will be learning throughout the year.  Please visit us regularly to follow our learning journey.  

 Please make us aware of any concerns you may have regarding your child’s homework, behaviour or learning.   Do NOT wait until parents evenings if you are worried, we are here to help you and your child.

How to contact your child’s teacher:

If you are having to self-isolate at home, please click here to visit our dedicated home learning page to access resources to keep you busy.  After two days of isolation, work will be posted for you on Google Classroom. 

The Curriculum - What will my child do in Year 4? 

Please click here to find out more about the Curriculum in Year 4. 

Important information

At present, children should come to school wearing their PE kit on those dedicated PE days.   They should have a spare pair of shoes to wear if their trainers get wet or muddy.


 Please ensure your child has their book bag in school everyday so that staff can monitor the frequency of their reading and sign it as appropriate.  Click here to view a suggested reading list for children in Year 3 & 4. 

Reading and Spelling - It is important to hear your child read every day.  Each week your child will have a new set of spellings to learn following a pattern.  Please click here to view a range of spelling activity ideas to help your child learn.  In addition, the children will have daily spellings to learn and revise from the 300 High Frequency words which are available here. The daily spellings will then progress on to homophones and year 3/4 spellings available here.

Maths  - Click here to find out more information and view the Maths Homework Grid for the Autumn term.  Learning your multiplication facts is very important!  Click here for a range of activities to help children learn their multiplication and division facts and here for further information about what 'knowing your multiplication facts' means and how we recommend you help your child with this at home.