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GreenWay Primary School

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The Oaks Federation

Year 4 - Blwyddyn 4

  • Welcome to Year 4!

     Croeso i Flwyddyn 4!


Teacher: Mrs Anderson & Mr Gallop

Teaching Assistants: Miss Elson & Mr Davies



Fruit snack-30p day

Please bring your PE kit on Tuesdays

Reading books & homework go home Monday and should be returned Friday

Spelling tests are every Monday and new spelling words go home on Monday

Big Maths Beat That and a Learn Its test are every Thursday or Friday

This term our topic is

'What a Wonderful World'

The children have written down everything that they want to know about it-we'll do our best to cover it all!

Here are some of their questions:

What is in the centre of the earth?

Why is Cardiff the capital city of Wales?

Why do we speak Welsh?

What other places are there in Wales?

What other places are near us?

What places are there to see in Cardiff?

How far is it to walk to the shops in the village? Are there any new shops?

Can we do a 'litter pick' How can we stop people dropping litter?




We will be looking at some wonderful stories. One of our children wants to learn more about dragons so we shall be studying 'The Dragon Ring' which was written by Liz Haigh-she used to be a teacher in Greenway!

We’ve had a lot of rain lately so we will be looking at ‘Rain’ poetry, diaries, report writing, creative story writing and recipes.


We shall remind ourselves about:

The 4 Rules (adding & subtracting using money/ dividing using the bus stop method & multiplication)

Co ordinates-using a map

Measuring-the school, the playground and the distance between our school and local amenities.

2D & 3D shape plus looking at symmetry

Perimeter, area & volume

We shall be doing lots of reasoning activities to make us think and to try out new methods.


We will be carrying out investigations on water and ice, including an igloo problem to solve.