Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

On this page you can read news about our class and find out what we are learning. You will also find links to other websites that will help you with your topic homework.

If parents or carers need to contact either of the Year 4 class teachers, please use our school emails in the first instance:

We will get back to you as soon as possible (but if the matter needs urgent attention it should be addressed to the school office instead).

Mid-term updates:

Especially for all our budding coders: click on the cat to go to an online version of Scratch. You will need to 'add an extension' to use the 'pen' blocks that we use in school.

Click here to play DK's times tables quiz.

 Click here to find out more about algorithms.

 Click here to find out more about input and output devices.

And here is a musical activity for you to try using rhythms in 4-4 time:

Our first Science unit is a Physics topic about the forces of gravity and friction.

Click on the pictures below for websites about Isaac Newton:


  Investigate the friction produced by different surfaces on Freddie's Friction Test Track. (This game requires Flash so you'll need to open it in Internet Explorer.)

Read all about gravity, friction, air resistance and water resistance on these websites:



In History, we start the year with a topic about the Romans in Britain. We shall be finding out when and why the Romans invaded Britain, and how they were received by the people already living here. We shall go on to find out how people's everyday lives in Britain changed under Roman rule. Below are some links to websites that you may find useful:


 Living in Roman Britain

 How did the Romans change Britain? 

Dig it Up Game:

Websites about Hadrian's Wall:

    Roman Army:

 What was life like in the Roman Army?

 Dress a Roman soldier

 Build a Roman fort

Roman Mosaics:


Roman Recipe:

Using Roman Numerals:

 Handy Roman numerals converter

 Test your Roman numerals skills

Where the names of our months come from: