Barnsbury Primary School and Nursery Barnsbury Primary School and Nursery
Believe Persevere Succeed

Year 4


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Learning Objectives

what we will be learning in class this week:

Week Commencing Monday 15th January 2018 



To summarise the main ideas from each paragraph. 

To plan the events of my story using drama.


Year 4 are looking at words ending in zhuh spelt –sure. For example: measure and pleasure. 

We can add suffixes to our words ending in zhuh spelt sureFor example: measurement, treasured and measuring. 

We have to drop the e before adding -ing and –ed. We always drop the e before adding a suffix beginning with a vowel. 


To use a formal written method of multiplication.

To multiply 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers.

To multiply 1 digit numbers by 3 digit numbers.



To understand when the Stone Age was and how it developed.

To present and explain my research clearly.

General Information



Timestable Rockstar

Please click here to see the Timestable Rockstar Letter

Logging into to the program at home;
 Go to or download the Timestables Rockstar App from the App store.
 You can create a bookmark or favourite for this web address.
 Go to Login (these details are in your children’s reading diaries). Once you are logged in, you will be
asked to create an Avatar and choose a rockstar name for yourself.
 You now need to choose your venue. The Garage and Arena are specifically set questions set by your
class teacher. The Festival and Studio have timestables questions randomly selected up to 12x12.
 Your child will be challenged to see how many timestables questions they can answer in a set amount of
time. As they complete challenges, they can earn Rock Status! We recommend using this programme
for 10 minutes a day.
 For more guidance and help, please see



Whole School Curriculum plan 2017/18

Primary National Curriculum 


Parent Planners

Each term, before the children embark on their learning in a new topic, we send home a Parent Topic Planner explaining for parents and carers the learning opportunities across the curriculum that each child will receive. Teachers select and suggest useful websites and places to visit which will enhance and prepare the child for the topic they are about to start. There are also useful dates and a bank of topic words that families may choose to talk through with their children.

Year 4 Parent Planner Autumn 2017
Year 4 Parent Planner Spring 2018
Year 4 French Planner 2017
Year 4 French Planner 2018



Year 4 Spelling Expectations 

Year 4 Vocabulary, Grammar & Punctuation   

English Appendix   

End of Year 4 Expectations

Timestables Expectations



Year 3 expectations- recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.

Year 4 expectations- By the end of year 4, pupils should have memorised their multiplication tables up to and including the 12 multiplication table and show precision and fluency in their work.



Parent Workshop Presentations  

 Click here to see the Year 4 New Academic Year Parents Information Meeting Presentation 



Homework and spellings can be found in the pupil zone


Growth Mindset Presentation