Denby Dale First & Nursery School

Welcome To Our Year 4 Class Page!


This half term our work will be focused around the topic of Ancient Egypt with the question of 'How can we recreate the wonders of Ancient Egypt?' We will be learning all about the Ancient Egyptian civilisation such as the geography of Egypt, pharaohs, pyramids and even Egyptian Gods! 

In Maths we will be developing our knowledge and understanding of Place Value, Addition and Subtraction as well as Negative Numbers and Roman Numerals!

TT Rockstars - We aim to complete our challenges 3 times per week in order to improve the speed and accuracy of our times tables.

Pupils are encouraged to access the TT Rockstars website from home in order to further support their progress in this area. (TT Rockstars login details can be found in the back of your child's homework book.)

Our Science topic this half term is Electricity and we are very excited to take part in lots of practical activities, learn about circuits, conductors and insulators, and put our new knowledge to the test by making scientific predictions!


Important Information:


Spellings will be taught on a Monday with Miss Dyson, set for homework and then tested the following Monday.


Children are encouraged to read from their reading books everyday. Reading books should be brought into school each morning and taken home each evening along with children's green reading diaries. Reading books will be changed weekly every Monday and set for homework. 


PE is taught on a Tuesday by Mr Jacobs whose lessons will focus on the children's sporting age, looking at their fundamental movement skills. PE on a Friday is taught by Mr Wormald whose lessons will focus on exploring the children's athletics skills. Pupils should come to school dressed in their PE kits on these days. 


Homework is set on a Monday via Microsoft teams and due in the following Monday. Homework will consist of:

  • Weekly Spellings
  • Maths Activity
  • A conversation piece between parent and pupil
  • Weekly Reading Books with accompanying Reading Diary

Here is our exciting curriculum! 

Come and take a look around our wonderful classroom! 

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Please note that full homework will be set from Monday 27th September.

Homework for this week (Monday 20th September) will be to read your weekly reading book and learn your weekly spellings. Please also spend this time familiarising yourself with the Microsoft Teams web page as this will be where homework is posted to as of next week.