Welcome to
Park Spring Primary School

‘Achieving Together’


Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!


Teacher: Miss Thompson

Teaching assistant: Miss Pawson



Teacher: Mr Shaw

Teaching assistants: Miss Glastonbury and Miss Mays

Mornings – Mrs Gunning



Important dates

Home Learning:  Goes out on a Friday and it’s due back in on a Wednesday!

Reading records: We expect children to be reading at home three times each week and we check the records on a  Wednesday.

PE: Normal PE is on a Friday. We also have swimming on a Thursday. For swimming, each child will need a full swimming kit including towel.

Spelling test: We test children on their weekly spellings on a Friday.

Multiplication tables: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 multiplication tables.


Useful links

TT Rockstars.


Reading Eggs


Autumn 2 

This half term, we have taken part in a ‘Battle of Hastings’ day, during which we read about what happened in 1066. We researched the battle using iPads, videos and QR codes and look up how the battle was fought. IN the afternoon, we then went outside to re-enact the famous battle. Following this, we have started to write our own newspaper reports about the day!

Our topic is all about Royals and focusing on William the Conqueror and Henry VIII. We will be learning a song about Henry VIII and his six wives which we will perform to parents in our next parent’s event.


In Science, we are looking at different types of leaves and trees.


This half term, our class reading book is Narnia – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, following on from our amazing descriptive writing last term.


Autumn 1 

In writing, we have been writing letters to Mrs Horan about saving the nature garden! We have also been writing some incredible stories about a fantasy land, based on the Narnia book ‘The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”.


Our topic for this term is ‘What inspires artists?’. In particular, we will be focusing on the sculptor Andy Goldsworthy and his amazing natural art.

In science, we are investigating recycling and where our waste goes.

Our class book this term is The Iron Man by Ted Hughes!



Recent News

Year 4’s Disgusting Digestive System Hook Day!

Yesterday, year 4 began their new topic – ‘What happens to our food?’. We took part in an exciting hook day, during which children plotted their own digestive system, learned all about their teeth and Read more…

4B’s Superb Narnia inspired Stories

In 4B this half term, we have been writing our very own stories describing the setting of our own worlds. Taking a step into the wardrobe, we found ourselves on a beach in a land Read more…

Murton Park 2019!

On Wednesday, Year 4 went back in time to the Saxon ages and learnt what life was like for a villager working in and defending their village. The day started with outfit changes, where the girls Read more…

Year 4 Football Tournament

On Thursday, Year 4 headed off for their first football tournament of the year! They did really well and all 8 children had great fun. Huge thanks to the three year 6 children who helped Read more…

4B Newspaper Reports

This week, Year 4 have been beginning to make our own newspapers! To begin this topic, we have been identifying key features of newspapers, using actual newspapers to help us. Here is some of our Read more…

4B’s Super WWI Diaries

This week, 4B have been finishing off their amazing diaries, in which they wrote from the perspective of a WW1 solider on the front lines. Their writing was amazing and included lots of detailed description. Read more…