Year 4 Weekly Update – 18/09/20

Dear Parents and Carers,

We hope everyone is starting to get back into the rhythm of school life.  If you are still getting used to it, then don’t worry we’re all in the same boat.

Spellings Group 1 – the sound ‘-au’

  • Caught
  • Naughty
  • Taught
  • Daughter
  • Autumn
  • Clause
  • Cause
  • Astronaut
  • Applaud
  • Author

Group 2 – the digraph ‘ea’ (-eh)

  • Breath
  • Bread
  • Health
  • Head
  • Tread
(We will confirm group 2 spellers in a separate email)

Times tables

We would like everyone to practise the 3x tables this week from 1 -12.  We will be consistently testing the 2’s, 5’s and 10’s each week.

The Week Ahead


In our Romans topic, we will learn about the invasion of Britannia and Boudicca’s revolt.  The children will be writing a recount of this revolt and using time adverbials to link ideas within and across sentences.


We will be working on find which multiples of 10 and 100 a given number lies between on a number line and using this to explore rounding to the nearest 10 and 100.


After having explored how the Bible is structured and retrieving verses of scripture, next week we will look at how God communicates with use through the lives of Abraham and Sarah.


We will be looking at the story sessions from ‘Designed for a Purpose’ through Kester’s Adventure in TenTen.


We are going to be looking and appraising different designs of Roman Mosaics including the notable examples from Roman Britain in Verulamium.


We will be looking at how to read from music notation.