Marpool Primary School

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Year 4

Welcome to Monkey Puzzle and Bonsai Base!

This half-term in Year 4

PE: Wednesday and Friday for both Bonsai and Monkey Puzzle

Forest School: TBA

 This term:

We will be:

    • Learning about length, perimeter, multiplication and division written strategies and fractions.
    • Reading 'The Water cycle" and writing quality explanation texts inspired by it, ensuring that all the features are correctly used.
    • Learning about electricity and circuits in science.
    • Learning about how rivers are formed, develop and impact on our environment.
    • Learning how to play Tennis, create dance routines and developing our swimming skills. 
    • In Art we will be exploring the skills of printing, with a theme of 'Water'. 
    • Design Technology will involve investigating, designing and making a prototype of ships' lanterns.

Dates for your diary:

  • Friday 23rd February: Swimming groups re-start
  • Thursday 28th March: Break up for Easter


To support us at home, you might: 

Here is our home learning for this week:

Homelearning Spring wk 7.pdf 

* Spellings will go in the Reading record books on a Friday.

Help us practise our spellings, we  have our own spellings in our reading diaries and these may be from our Attack groups that we are focussing on instead.

Time tables practice:

Children have been set specific tables to practise where appropriate (TTRS). Please ensure your child spends time practising these.

Hungry for more?
If you're going on Freckle or Language Angels, remember to use the codes below:

  • Freckle: Bonsai's class code is  c6yw97 and Monkey Puzzle's class code is g548se
  • They can all be found in the back of your child's reading record books. 


Parent Information:




Yr4 Multiplication Check Government webpage

Which key skills will my child be practising this year?




What will my child be learning this year?


Which texts will my child be introduced to in class?

Click on the link below to see the whole list and how the texts link in with the curriculum. 







 Year 4 Photo Gallery

 Hover over the photo for the caption and click on the photos to enlarge.