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Birchfield Community Primary School

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4



Mr Garbett and Mrs Morgan

Teaching Assistant:

 Mrs Delahaye and Mr Pound


Tuesday Come to school in your PE kit - PE is in the afternoon. 

Thursday Times table test

Friday  - Spellings Test - remember to practise!   Reading records will be checked


 Making canopic jars

Our canopic jars are really coming along. We have built them, mod rocked them and now we are letting their first layer of paint dry.

Our canopic jars are finished! Have a look at some of them on our wonderful Ancient Egypt display!


School Councillors

We are proud to announce the winners of our school council vote in Year 4,

Finley and Beau both had great manifestos, explaining how they cared about recycling, bullying, the environment and the learning we do in school. We are proud to send them to our school council meetings to represent our views.


 Music lessons


This year, Year 4 are very lucky to be involved with Somerset Music and will be having brass instrument lessons on Friday afternoons. This is fantastic and we can't wait to share pictures and videos of when the children start learning how to play.

Brass lesson 1 - meeting your instrument




Brass lesson 2 - Playing our first ever note!




Brass lesson 3 - We can play!










Learners of the week



  • Timestable Rockstars:

    A fantastic way for children to practice and compete against others. Click on the image below to access this very useful site. A "little and often" approach is the best way to help them secure these vital times table facts. 

    TT Rockstars



We all know the importance of reading and studies show that reading for pleasure makes a big difference to children’s educational performance. 

Reading promotes achievement in all subjects, not just English. Children who are good readers tend to achieve better across the curriculum.

In Year 4, children choose their own book within banded levels and take a quiz when they are finished. Children are encouraged to read daily both at school and at home. We ask that the pupils (or parents) record what they have read in their reading record. We encourage parents to listen to children and question them about the books that they are reading. 

Here's a website you can use to check if there is an Accelerated Reader quiz on a book you want to read:

AR book finder

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