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Year 4

Meet the Team
Miss Hemingway (4RH) Mrs Hughes (4RH/ES)

Welcome to Year 4's page. A big 'HELLO' from Miss. Hemingway and Mrs. Hughes. We are really excited to be working together with the support of Mrs. Abbott, Miss. Perrons and Miss. Wood. On here you will find information, homework, updates on what we have been doing in class and lots of photos.

All the children have settled into their new classes very well and are enthusiastic and raring to go, which is great to see. If you have any issues or concerns, please do not hesitate to make an appointment with us. Alternatively, send us an email to 

Miss. Hemingway -

Mrs. Hughes - 

Important documents:

Autumn Newsletter

Autumn Learning log

Class 5 Timetable

Class 6 Timetable

Calculation Policy

Year 3/4 Statutory Spellings

Grammar Glossary

Dates for the Diary  We are learning in ...

Tuesday 4th September - First day of school

Monday 10th September - Individual photographs

Monday 10th September – Meet and Greet (6:00pm – 6:30pm and 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Wednesday 12th  September – Roald Dahl day

Tuesday 25th September – Garden Day

Wednesday 10th October - Mini project due in

Thursday/Friday 11th & 12th October – INSET days

Monday 22th October – Parents Evening till 5pm

Tuesday 23th October – Parents Evening till 7pm

Friday 26th October – Harvest Festival

Friday 26th October – Break up for October Half Term


Monday 5th November – First day back after the holidays

Topic - World War 2

Guided Reading - Farther 

Maths - Place Value/ 4 Operations 

Literacy - Letters/ Stories which raise issues and dilemmas/ Poetry from an image

Science - Sound

PE - Netball and Born to Move

Don't forget...


Planners daily and to be signed on a Thursday.

PE Kits to be brought in on Monday and left until Friday

Swimming kits on a Thursday.

Homework is handed out every Friday, to be brought back in the following Friday unless stated otherwise.

Spelling tests are on a Friday.

Read at least three times a week with comments.

Follow our school's twitter for regular updates: @marsdenjunior


Homework help

Have a look at these videos to see the methods we use for calculations. 



Multiplication ( x 1-digit number) / (x 2-digit number)

Division (bus stop/short division) (long division)


Our Class Book

Our current class book is: 'Matilda' by Roald Dahl.

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Once we have finished this one, let's see what exciting new book we will read! 

My Maths (

All the children have a copy of their login details. If they lose them, please don't hesitate to email us.

This week, there is a MyMaths activity to be completed. This is 'Mixed Tables 2, 5, 10'. This task has been set for the children to consolidate their times tables knowledge.

This is due in on Thursday 27th September 2018.



This week the Maths activity is to complete a timed multiplication grid (working on their times table knowledge). Once the children have completed it, record the time on your multiplication grid.

This is due in on Thursday 27th September 2018.



All the children have a copy of their spelling list for the year. If they lose them, please don't hesitate to email us.

This week the children are learning 10 of the Year 3 and 4 Common Exception words. These are:

- particular

- remember

- actual

- certain

- extreme

- island

- peculiar

- sentence

- actually

-  circle

Write each word 5 times, switching the hand you write it with each time. Say the word as you spell it. 

School Councillors


They attend meetings with the other school council members from across school to share ideas of their own their class' views and opinions.

4RH - Lily

4ES/RH - Lola S

Follow our journey here


4RH - Isabelle and Dan

4ES/RH - Lily-Ella and Jacob

Follow our journey here

Head Teachers Award

4RH - Elizabeth

For being the perfect role model in Year 4. Always displaying outstanding manners, supporting her peers and creating the perfect piece of work every time.

4ES/RH  Molly 

For working well in all areas of her work often with a smile on her face.

 Eager Beaver Award


4RH - Bailey

For being eager this week in Maths.

4ES/RH -  Harry

For always being eager and ready to start.

Care Award

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This award is awarded every half term and given to a child that has shown caring towards others, a good attitude, responsibility, respect and empathy towards others.

4RH - 



Roald Dahl day - 12/09/2018

Today was Roald Dahl day. Most of the children can dressed as their favourite Roald Dahl book character. We linked all today's activities with our class book of Matilda. We designed our own power, our perfect teacher and then painted our own versions of either Miss. Honey or Miss. Trunchbull.


Be Internet Legends - 10/09/2018

Today we had an assembly run by the #BeInternetLegends team from Google on online safety. 

Kirklees Musica - 07/09/2018

Today music teachers who work for Kirklees Musica brought their instruments in to school to play for us. There was a variety of percussion, woodwind, brass and keyboard instruments that we were introduced to. Some of us were even luck enough to have a go at playing these instruments.