As the Governing Board of Bilton C of E Junior
School, we believe we are all God's children.
Our Strategic Aims are:
• To inspire all, through learning
experiences which enrich, excite and
• To be happy confident, caring and
resilient learners, ready to
• To make consistently strong progress
across the curriculum and achieve their
Year 4 Staff:
Oak House – 4AT: Mrs Thompson and Mrs Barnes
Sycamore House – 4DB: Mrs Bodepudi
Chestnut House – 4FM: Mrs Fletcher and Mrs McKee
Learning Support Assistants:
4AT: Mrs Wilson-Shrubb, Miss Watkins, Miss Fraser
4FM: Mrs V Jones, Miss Fraser, Mrs Gibson, Mrs Dulay
4DB: Mrs Palmer
Year 4 Philosophy
Inspire. Challenge. Achieve.
independence – becoming more organised and looking after their
own belongings; be more resilient in their learning and using the class
displays to help learning; learning how to help each other effectively;
persevering and taking advice to improve work.
behaviour – recognising when things have gone wrong and
apologising. Being kind towards others. Using good manners;
supporting each other.
expectations – In year 4 we expect pupils to produce their best
work. We support and encourage them to do their best in all lessons.
We expect them to persevere with challenging tasks, to understand
that struggling with a task or concept is part of learning and to
improve their own work with support.
Pupils are taught in their class groups for all subjects
Daily lessons using the new PowerMaths scheme following a mastery approach.
Fluency sessions to increase speed and efficient methods including times
Pupils have a daily lesson.
Extra sessions weekly on guided reading comprehension, handwriting and
We assess pupils regularly and run TIGs(Targetted input groups) to
consolidate key skills, extend learning, challenge pupils, or address gaps in
Year 4 curriculum Autumn Term
Britain from the Air World’s Kitchen
• Drone visit at school • International Food Festival (Pot Luck
• Visit to Bilton Supper)
• Map work
• Landmarks • Map work
• Information texts • Fair trade
• Arcimboldo art
• Science: habitats and food webs • Persuasive writing/stories from other
• Science: Human digestion and teeth
Crime and Punishment
• Mock up Magistrate Court
• Dick Turpin
• The history of crime/punishment
• Creative writing
• Explanation texts
• Newspaper reports
• Performance poetry
• Science: Electricity
• Why the Romans invaded
• Roman soldiers/Gladiators/Gods
• Roman mosaics
• Stories with historical settings
• Science: solids, liquids and gases and the water cycle, sound
Monitor home learning /Mathletics /English and help to complete to the
best of their ability - handed in on time.
Ensure your child reads regularly and that they read a mix of genres.
Ensure your child knows their times tables up to 12 x 12 in a variety of
ways – practise, practise, practise
Discuss school and topics with your child.
Practise with every day life, mental skills- addition and subtraction,
telling the time, money, measurement and word problems.