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Year 4: Gaiman Class

Welcome to Year 4! 

Staff: Miss Griffiths and Mrs Foulkes


Hello Year 4 and welcome back to school! I hope you all have had a wonderful Summer holiday! Mrs Foulkes and I are extremely excited to begin the new academic year. We hope that you will begin your first school term in Year 4 with an excellent work ethic, positive attitudes and great resilience. As we begin our new school year, we hope to see the high expectations you have already set yourselves in Year 3 maintained.




We have very high expectations of all children in their learning, attitudes and behaviour. All children must meet these expectations as set out in accordance with our school behaviour policy.

In addition to this, all children will be expected to adhere to our ‘choices and consequences’ chart which reminds children of the behaviours we expect from them when in school.



PE takes place every Tuesday and Wednesday. Children need to have their PE kits in for every lesson. PE kits must include navy shorts, a white t-shirt and black pumps.  Additionally, in Year 4, we have swimming sessions each Thursday and children will require a swimming kit, towel and swimming caps (if your child has long hair). Goggles can be worn, although the children are encouraged to try to swim without these. Stud earrings must be removed



Reading is very important. Children must read five time a week and this must be recorded in their reading diaries. Reading diaries must be signed by an adult, and returned to school each day. Lost/damaged reading books require a £4 donation in order to be replaced. 



Fruit is on sale every morning on the KS2 yard at 20p per fruit.

School dinners are priced at £2.00 per day, or £10.00 for a full week.



Homework is due in every Tuesday unless otherwise stated. It is of significance that you help your children to complete their homework as independently as possible. Please see the Year 4 homework policy for more details. 



Polite note

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns or queries. My aim is to work as closely with parents/guardians in order to ensure a positive, progressive year for every member of Year 4. I am available for a quick chat during the mornings as children enter the classroom. If any matter requires further discussion an appointment can be made. 

Curriculum Maps
Year 4 Overview 

Autumn 1

Our Class Charter

Our Class Charter  1