Knowlwood Road, Todmorden, Lancashire OL14 7PD

01706 812913

Shade Primary School

Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day


Year 4 Class Page

Meet the team:


Mrs Fogg


 Miss Marshall


Please click the link below for our long term plan:

Year 4 long term plan 2017

Important Information

  • Year 4 swim ONCE A FORTNIGHT ON A MONDAY. Children are either in group one or two Children will need a swimming kit brought into school on this day.
  • Children may bring in a snack to enjoy during morning playtime. This must be a piece of fresh fruit or veg.
  • Our library day is FRIDAY. This is when children may take out or return books from our fabulous and well stocked school library!
  • Children have the opportunity to change their home reading books throughout the week.  Please make sure that your child is reading at home and write a comment in their reading records it is wonderful to read parent comments.
  • Children are welcome to bring in age-appropriate reading books from home if they wish to read during quiet reading.  
  • Spelling homework goes home every Friday and is due in the following Friday for the weekly spelling quiz.
  • Once a half term, children will be given a learning log target.  This is a great way for children to demonstrate their individual skills and interpretations on the task.  Children will then share their learning logs with each other.

Tuesday 8th May 2018 - Cricket

Year 4 have really enjoyed their cricket sessions and there is definite improvement in their skill and coordination.   Our favourite game is "King of the Hill."










Friday 4th May 2018 - Iron Man


"Ding, Dong The Monsters Gone" and "He came, He saw, He didn't conquer" were among some of the fantastic headlines that Year 4 reporters for Shade News came up with to describe the amazing moment that Hogarth captured The Iron Man.  Below are Caitlin and Ruby Smith's. 



Monday 23rd April - Wednesday 25th April - Parents in School.

Thank you to all parents who took part in the Parents in School activities.  They were all a great success, especially the dioramas.  We are now looking forward to reading our Rainforest pop-up books to Year 2 next 














Monday 29th January 2018

 Year 4 had an amazing visitor today.  Hery Sheseta, an Egyptian emabalmer.  They all had to do a hard embalmers exam.  Luckily they all passed and are now fully qualified to mummify the next Pharaoh.












 Thursday 25th January 2018

English - Edward Tulane has boarded the Quee Mary and is headed for England.  Whilst on the ship, he meets two boys, Amos and Marting, who are about to change Edward's life.......... Year 4 have amazed Mrs Fogg with their acting skills as they turned part of the book into a playscript.  Well done Year 4.














 Thursday 21st December 2017 -

Well done Year 4 on a fantastic violin concert.  They have worked tremendously hard on learning this new skill.











Thursday 14th December 2017 - Linking Schools project at Bankfield Museum.

Well done to Year 4 for having an amazing time meeting our Linking Schools partner, Beech Hill School.  We have learnt so much about each other and have made some new friends.  We can't wait to meet them again soon.  Please have a look above at some photographs from the day.


Currently Year 4 are........

In English reading The Iron Man.  Whilst reading this book we will be writing stories, letters, poetry as well as discussing the characters and mapping the journey of The Iron Man and Hogarth. 


In Maths our current topic is decimal numbers, including money.  Please continue to practice times tables using times table rock stars.


Times Tables Rock Stars


In Geogrpahy, We are exploring a new found Rainforest in Brazil.  We will be looking at the animals, climate and  looking at the consequences of deforestation.


Science - This term, we are looking at electricity.  We will be building simple circuits and investigating conductors and insulators. 


Monday 20th November 2017 - Tree planting.

Year 4 got very wet and muddy as they helped Calderdale Council plant some trees. 












 Tudor Banquet - Friday 28th October 2017

Well done to all the Year 4s on their amazing learning logs.  We have learnt a lot about Tudor food and had an amazing Tudor Banquet to finish off the year.


 Class assembly

 Thank you to all the parents that came and supported the Year 4s in their class assembly.  We had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.


  Please click the link below to find out this terms swimming and violin times.

Swimming and violin timetabl;e.docx


Welcome to the new Year 4 class.

Information for new parents:

PE - Will take place this term on a Wednesday afternoon.  Please have both indoor and outdoor kits in school.


Swimming - Will be on alternate monday afternoons.  Groups to be finalised.  Please make sure children have their kits in school on a monday.


Homework - Spellings homework will be given out every Friday and due in the following Friday.  Please check for text to say when it has gone out.


If you need to speak to Mrs Fogg about anything please come and see her after school or before school from 8.15am.  If it is something that requires a longer time please make an appointment.


Remember - To check the website regularly for updates on what your child has been up to.


Below are some useful sites to help children with their times tables knowledge:








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