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Please come along and support our Book Fair next week.
RT @brackenleas1: Can you help support Santa with your bakes/buys to sell next Monday? It would be fantastically appreciated!! All proceeds…
We are pleased to announce that Victoria Pratt has very kindly taken on the role of Chair of @FriendsOfBLeas as Mrs Petrons is standing down after 3 years as Chair! Many thanks to her for her fantastic contribution and best wishes to Victoria. 🍀🍀🍀
RT @MCSBrackley: We are currently advertising for an Apprentice Caretaker. Please apply via the school website if interested in this role..…
Can you help support Santa with your bakes/buys to sell next Monday? It would be fantastically appreciated!! All proceeds to the @BrackleyRT for their Santa Float! We've got to get him some new wheels before his rounds begin!! See Mrs Pratt for more details. 🍰🎂🥮
Wednesday 26th-Tuesday 2nd October @TheBookPeople Book Fair taking place in the Rockpool from 3.15-4.00. Our school will receive up to 25% commission on the books we sell. Please come along and take a look! Payment by cash or cheque.
Mrs Beale's Funkeys Singers have won an audition for Britains Got Talent! We wish them all the best and look forward to watching their progress through the competition!
Please take a minute to read Mrs Harwood's Welcome Back News post on our website.
Please come along if you can. FOBL do an amazing job raising much needed funds for our school.
Our new Early Years children are settling in well and everyone is having a fantastic time!
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Welcome to Year 4

We have two classes in year 4, The Aquarium and The Aviary. They are taught by Mrs Messer and Mrs Kent, who are supported by Mrs Yianni, Mrs Watt(1:1) and Mrs Shelley/Mr Moreby(PPA).

Our PE Days are Monday and Thursday and our library day is Wednesday(Aviary)/Friday(Aquarium).

Year 4 Newsletters

In this section you will find the latest copy of our Year Group Newsletter.

Y4 Autumn 1 Newsletter

Year 4 Curriculum

World War IIWhat's the matter?Romans
From farm to forkRainforestsDisgusting digestion

Year 4 English

Historical StoriesDilemma StoriesOne sided discussion
LettersReal Settings
Performance PoetryExplanationsNon Chronological Reports & Newspaper Reports

Click here to view a copy of the Talk For Writing Always Toolkit.

Year 4 Maths

National Curriculum for Maths Year 4
Number and Place Value

Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000 .

Find 1000 more or less than a given number.

Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.

Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones).

Order and compare numbers beyond 1000.

Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.

Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.

Solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with increasingly large positive numbers.

Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.

Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions.

Count up and down in hundredths; recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred and dividing tenths by ten.

Solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number.

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths.

Recognise and write decimal equivalents to 1/4 , 1/2 , 3/4.

Find the effect of dividing a one- or two-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths.

Round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number.

Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places.

Solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places.
Geometry: Properties of Shape

Compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties and sizes.

Identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size.

Identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations.

Complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry.
Geometry: Position and Direction

Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant.

Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down.

Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon.
Addition and Subtraction

Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate.

Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation.

Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.
Multiplication and Division

Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12.

Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers.

Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations.

Multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by a one-digit number using formal written layout.

Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects.


Convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre; hour to minute].

Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres.

Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares.

Estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence.

Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks.

Solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days.


Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs.

Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs.

 Useful Resources

Year 4 Maths activities at home
Maths Policy

 Quick Links

Click here to go to the year 4 homework page
Click here to see a useful list of websites and apps for Year 4