English Martyrs Catholic

Primary School

A Learning Community in Christ

Welcome to Year 4!

Welcome to Year 4's Class Page. I am really excited to welcome the new Year 4s back to school! This year, Ms Murrell and I will be working very closely together to ensure we provide the children with an enriched and exciting curriculum to build upon their learning from last year. 


We believe that communication between school and home is key to helping us support your children. If you have any queries or concerns, please do get in touch. I can be reached via email at 


Physical Education:

PE in the Spring term is on a Wednesday and Friday. Children will need to come to school in their PE kit on our PE days and will not be changing kits at school. 



Please encourage your children to read everyday as this is hugely beneficial to their continual learning.


Children should also regularly practice their times table knowledge in order to increase their fluency and speed. There are some useful links suggested on our Google classroom page to help with home learning, and of course there will be plenty of opportunities in class to explore different methods of learning our tables.


There is a homework grid on Google Classroom with 9 activities to be completed over the course of the Autumn term. Please choose 1-2 activities to complete each week and upload them to Google Classroom. These activities are linked to our in-class learning and will benefit your child’s learning experience in school.


Every 2 weeks, I will also set a spelling investigation to go alongside our daily spelling lessons which should take around 20 minutes to complete.


Items from home:

We are still encouraging children to only bring in to school what they need, so please ensure that any toys, pencil cases, etc are left at home. 


Water bottles:

Please make sure your child has a named water bottle in class (this should only contain water, no juice or squash). Please help your child fill their bottle with fresh water each day to ensure the children are not drinking water past its best.


We are all looking forward to an exciting year ahead.


Miss Burton and Ms Murrell