Year 4 2020 - 2021

Miss MacSween

Year Four Teacher
Deputy Headteacher

 Welcome to Year 4


Miss MacSween and Mrs McFetridge

WELCOME BACK!  We hope you had a fabulous summer holiday, it's so exciting to have you back!

Class Dojo is a great way for us to keep in touch with you. There is also the option for you to upload things you've been doing at home.  It's always great to see what you've been up to!


Our PE day is Friday. Please can all Year 6 children come into school on this day in their PE Kit. If it is a cold day, the children may wear plain black of blue jogging bottoms.




Over the coming weeks, we will be reading and working from a text called 'Into the Forest' by Anthony Browne.   As we work through the book, we will complete lots of different activities to develop our spelling, grammar, reading, writing and speaking & listening skills - and we will be working towards a lost narrative and a newspaper report.  If you would like to read the story, you can read it by clicking on the image:



Over the coming weeks, we will be working on the following skills:

Place Value

  • Recognise value of digits in 4 digit numbers
  • Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25, 1000
  • Find 1000 more or less than given number
  • Negative numbers

Addition and Subtraction

  • Up to 4 digits using formal written column method
  • Estimate and use inverse operations

Multiplication and Division

  • Recall facts up to 12 x 12
  • Multiply by 0 and 1
  • Divide by 1
  • Multiply 3 numbers together


  • Families of equivalent fractions using diagrams
  • Count up and down in hundredths, know dividing tenths by 10


  • Compare and classify geometric shapes inc quadrilaterals and triangles.
  • Compare angles and identify acute and obtuse angles


  • Read, write and convert between analogue and digital 12hr and 24hr
  • Roman numerals to XII


World Knowledge

Our whole school theme this term is Migration: Incredible Journeys.  Please click below to see our Autumn Term Curriculum Map.



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Contact the School

Highfield Primary School

Blacon Point Road

Tel: 01244 259650