Year 4 2019 - 2020

Miss Blakeley

Miss Kavanagh


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Dear Parents / Guardians,

This half term we are going to be very busy in Year 4. We have now started our History topic which focuses on the impact of the Roman Empire on Britain. The children are looking forward to exploring this. Alongside this topic, we will be looking at electricity and circuits within our Science lessons. 

Our class book for this half term is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. .

Homework will be given out on a Monday every week and this includes Research and Maths. The homework needs to be completed and handed in by the Friday of that same week. It is important that the homework is completed to a high standard and your support in this will be very much appreciated.

This year, the children will be attending swimming lessons every Wednesday morning. The first session will be Wednesday 11th September. The coach leaves school at 9:00am, so please ensure your child is punctual or they may miss the transport to the baths.

If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to talk to me at the end of the day. May I also remind you about ‘Drop in Tuesdays’. This is not a parents’ evening, so it will not be a one-to-one meeting with the class teacher, but it is a chance for you to come in and see what happens in Year 4. I am greatly looking forward to welcoming you all to these sessions.

 In addition to this, I have created a twitter account for the class. This gives me the opportunity to inform you of what we are doing in class and add pictures of the children. The account will be private meaning that only the accounts I approve can see the twitter page. If you would like to have access to the twitter page, please request to follow the account by searching the username ‘Blakeleymiss’ and provide me with your username after school.

Kind regards,

Miss K Blakeley and Miss Kavanagh













Things to Remember

  • P.E. kits – remember PE is every Tuesday and Thursday.  Please ensure all children have a full PE kit in school.
  • Children must have their reading book in school every day. We recommend that you listen to your child read on a daily basis; this can be recorded in their reading diary.
  • We also encourage children to read a variety of different texts and therefore it will benefit your child if they read story books of their own choice, non-fiction books, newspapers and magazines etc (these can also be logged in their homework diary if you wish). We aim for every child to read to an adult at least once a week at school and books will be changed once the children can confidently read their book and fully understand it.
  • READING COMPETITION – Don’t forget the more signatures in a reading diary means the more chance of winning the school reading competition.  The children can get a signature in their diary from an adult at home, when they have read ANY text.  Once they have 60 signatures their name goes into a pot and they can do this multiple times; ensuring they have more chance of winning.  Last year’s prize was a KINDLE!
  • Homework and research will be given out on a Monday.  Please return these on a Friday; to be marked over the weekend.



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Break up for Half Term, by Mrs Johnstone


St Paul's C.E. Primary School

Nevile Road, Salford, M7 3PT

Tel: 0161 792 9474

Executive Headteacher: Mrs J Tyers

Contact: Mrs T Kehoe or Mrs D Johnstone