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Year 4 (Mr McKnight)

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Welcome to Year 4

Our Class Teacher is Mr McKnight and our Teaching Assistant is Miss Hindle. 

Please read this Welcome to Year 4 PowerPoint. Any queries or questions, please let me know.

Introduction to year 4 

Year 4 Curriculum Overview

If you have any questions or queries, please contact me on: t.mcknight@st-lawrence.lancs.sch.uk 

Homework will also be set every Wednesday to be completed for the following week. For the time being, the homework will be set online due to the circumstances we are in. Please check My Maths, Eduaction City and Spag.com to see what tasks have been set. 
If additional homework needs to be set I will send that home.

Please can you make sure that your reading record is in school each day as this will be looked at and changed during guided reading sessions in class.  

Thank you

Extra resources to look at. 

1) Please access your first lesson on Reading Plus (see letter sent home for details) This should be a daily activity as there are 5 tasks set each week. I will be keeping track of this to ensure that people are using it daily as it is a fantastic resource to use. 

2) L.O. To summarise events from more than 1 paragraph
Choose a book to read from the Oxford Owl website. You can find an book appropriate to the level of your child by using the 'filter by book band' button.
Summarize the book using a story map. Draw pictures to describe the key events and write a sentence to match.

Spelling and handwriting
 Access the Year 3/4 spellings below and choose 5 words each day to find both the definition of and write the word in a sentence so that should be 10 sentences. 
Children can also practice writing the 5 words in their neatest handwriting using the cursive technique. 


Please sign up to TES which is a free teaching resource it just requires an email address and download the link below. These can be completed daily as there is a number of tasks to be completed. 


1) Learn the times table that you are currently working on. There are plenty of resources available on the following websites to help:

2) L.O. To tell the time to the nearest minute and in 12 and 24 hours.

Access the worksheet below and have a go at completing the questions.

Also try these worksheets that are a little more difficult 


L.O - To convert time between 24hour and 12 hour clocks. 

Here are some word problems that can also be completed after the first task:

Below is also a great board game that could be played for telling the time. 

Things will also be added daily on My Maths so please log in to check what I have set for you.


Tasks will also be set on education city on a weekly basis. Passwords and logins can be found in the homework folder. 

Year 3/4 spellings

Online access to reading scheme books

Free access to Twinkl reading resources and comprehension tasks.

Take part in a writing masterclass

SPaG activities (passwords on the front of your homework folder)

Free English units, including plans and resources to work through

Free Grammar resources on Twinkl based around year 4 grammar expectations.


Practice your times tables through the test or other games as we would in class.

Practise number bonds and times tables

Tell the time

Lots of maths resources from the Lancashire Maths team

Free online tutorials and activities (you will need to use your password on the front of your homework folder to access this site)

Free resources based around place value that has been similar to what we have been doing in class. 

Home Learning Pack

This resource pack includes plenty of resources for home learning

A fantastic website that lists ideas for family learning. Includes mathematics, spelling, and ideas for other subjects

A fantastic home learning pack that includes Maths, GPS, reading and other practical ideas

Online tutorials, activities, learn screens. Inlcudes Maths, English, spelling and other subjects


Free Geography information and lessons based around our Geography topic

Free Geography plans, resources and teaching packs

Computing - coding

Year 4 Multiplication Check 
From 2020, every Year 4 pupil must take a statutory multiplication tables check. The Department for Education has produced an information leaflet for parents. This has been sent home with pupils and an e-copy is available on the following link: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for your child to practice as many times tables as possible and also complete the multiplication check on https://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check/
This can also be an opportunity to consolidate learning in as many times tables as possible and children can create their own spreadsheet on Microsoft Excel (if possible) to keep tabs on their daily score.