Dunholme St Chad's Church Of England Primary School

Creating a community with open hearts and open minds


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Please visit the School Community Hub section of the website for more information on how to support your child's learning at home. Click here...Home Learning

Welcome to Year 4's page

Mr Harris and Mrs Williamson are the adults working in Year 4 on a daily basis.

Mrs Ackroyd will work in Year 4 on a Wednesday afternoon.


This Term's theme:

Children will be learning about power and how to create it. This will focus on investigations about electricity but will also touch on other meanings of the word like brain power and powerful people. Children will learn about designers and how to make products.

Have a look...SOUND.

Term 1: What's inside

Term 2: Putting down roots

Term 3: POWER

Term 4: SOUND

Term 5: Invade and Raid

Home Learning

All homework is handed out on a Friday along with new weekly spellings. Maths and English should be handed in BY THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY. Spellings will be tested on Fridays. Children should be aiming to read to an adult for at least 10 minutes, 5 times a week.


This week:

Maths: Timestables.

English: SPaG.

Spelling: We are working on the soft 'c' sound spelt 'ci'. 



We are also learning our 20 words from our statutory word list. Please ensure you spend this term learning these at home as well, some of these might also appear on weekly spelling lists. We will be having a test on all of these 20 words during the final week of the term before Easter. 

The words to learn for Term 4 are:

accident, centre, century, certain, circle, decide, different, difficult, exercise, experience, history, length, medicine, notice, purpose, recent, sentence, separate, 

special, strength.

The words to learn for Term 3 were:

answer, breath, breathe, eight, February, heard, island, knowledge, library, natural, pressure, reign, strange, suppose, therefore, through, unnatural, weight, 

woman, women.

The words to learn for Term 2 were:

although, experiment, favourite, heart, imagine, impossible, increase, interest, material, mention, minute, opposite, position, possession, potatoes, promise, 

question, reposition, though, thought.

The words to learn for Term 1 were:

caught, naughty, incomplete, irregular, actual, address, earth, often, learn, group, busy, business, bicycle, fruit, possible, appear, early, continue, arrive, build.

World Book Day - Year 4 enjoyed sharing a book with Year 3. 

Key Diary Dates Term 3 and 4

Keep an eye out here for all the latest information, notices and key dates!

Fridays - Swimming 

9th Jan - Open Morning for 2020 reception intake 

w/c 13th Jan - Arts Week 

22nd Jan - Y4 Mosque visit

28th Jan - Y4 Toot Performance 9:00

29th Jan - Y4 Hovercraft morning  

4th - 11th Feb - Scholastic Book Fair

4th Feb - Parent Consultation Evening

6th Feb - Parent Consultation Evening

13th Feb - Disco

THURSDAY 13th Feb - Last day of term 3

Monday 24th Feb - Term 4 begins

5th Mar - World Book Day

w/c 9th Mar - Science Week

19th Mar - Class photos

25th Mar - Y4 Production

26th Mar - Y3 Production

1st Apr - Easter Fayre

THURSDAY 2nd Apr - Last day of term 4


Missed Transition Evening?  

Please click the following links to access all of the information given out at Transition Evening in July 2019.

Welcome to Year 4

Recommended reading list for Year 4

Key instant recall facts

Year 3/4 Statutory Spelling List


If you need to contact us, please feel free to meet us on the playground before or after school or email us through the office.