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Water Mill

Primary School

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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!


Your teacher will very soon be filling this page with exciting class news, pictures of things we’ve done and more.


Do you have any ideas for this page? Why not let your Teacher know!

What Your Year 4 children will need each day


Item Day /s Details
PE kit Needed Everyday Include shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, pumps or trainers joggers in a named bag (not a carrier bag)
Dinner money Monday Online payments through our School Money app
Homework Wednesday  
Book bags Everyday Only books to be carried in them
After school club Everyday apart from the last day before a holiday To be booked in advance, phone school for details.
Reading Everyday Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day. All children have reading records to share what they’ve been reading with their class teacher.
Drop in sessions Monday 9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.
Swimming Kit Wednesday Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks.


Ways to support your child 


Reading with them and sharing stories, discussing stories and what has happened.

Also reading different types of texts eg non fiction, instructions, newspapers, recipes.

Use maths skills in everyday activities, practise times tables.

Telling the time using an analogue and digital clock

Research topics

Learn spellings

Encourage them to do their homework in a calm space and have it in on time.

Music practise daily, in school Tuesday

Playing games (e.g. board games / card games)

Take them to the library

Take them swimming

Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc.

Take them shopping so they can use money, get them to spot good deals and work out change

Click on the links below to see full details of what will be covered in each Year 4 Theme

For more information about what your child is expected to learn by the end of Year 4 click here

Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age,  some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.


For more details about what your child will be learning this year, see our Curriculum Area


Contact Us

Water Mill Primary School Water Mill Close, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6TS
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