Shooters Grove Primary School

Wood Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S65HN

0114 2342268


Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

Miss Russell, Mrs Kay and Mrs Buttery are the teachers in Y4, supported by Mrs Buss.

If you work hard and try your best, Y4 will be a fun, enjoyable and rewarding time.

Working together positively and learning the skills of effective communication and co-operation will help you have a successful year.

Our Learning


During this half term you will be writing persuasive texts and non-chronological reports about famous British inventors! You will also be writing diary entries as if you were Paddington Bear.

Make sure you practise your spellings (do Word Up EVERYDAY!)

Remember to read regularly and ask an adult to sign your Contact Book so that you can move up the reading challenge!


We will be exploring shape, space and measure with a special focus on area and perimeter.



Look at the birth rights of different religions; the festivals of Easter; the Passover and Ramadan.


In computing, children will be creating animations.



We will be learning skills to participate in tag rugby and cricket competitions.



We will be rehearsing for our violin concert  - parents welcome!


We continue to improve our scientific skills and knowledge across three themes: The Romans, Volcanoes and Grand Designs.

We will look at: 

  • Green Plants
  • Variation and Classification
  • Grouping and Classifying Materials
  • Changing Materials
  • Separating Materials
  • The Earth and Beyond

History, Geography, Music, Art and D&T will be taught through the four themes:

The Roman Empire – How did their civilisation change and affect Britain?

Wild Earth - What makes the Earth angry?

Ancient Greece - Who were the Ancient Greeks?

What makes Britain Great?


At home, try to;

  • Get into a Home Learning routine.
  • Sit quietly and read - remember to ask an adult to update your Home School Contact Book.
  • Learn those tricky spellings.
  • Play games to remember your tables (we’ll be learning up to 12 x 12!).
  • Complete three Home Learning Challenges each half term.



Be a superstar and enjoy Year 4!

What makes Britain Great?