Ms Begum

About Year 4

Hello and welcome to Year 4! I am Ms Begum, the year group leader. I work alongside my two amazing colleagues: Ms Cocker and Mr Hogan.


This year, your child will learn and explore a number of exciting topics in year 4. We will study a wide and varied curriculum following our cross-curricular linked units. The IPC units in year 4 include; Chocolate, Fashion, Active Planet, Temples, Tombs and Treasures, Do you Live around Here? and Bright Sparks.


Each topic involves many opportunities for the children to engage in practical activities to enhance their learning experiences.


We hope your child will enjoy learning in year 4 as much as we love teaching it! Please visit our blogs for more information about our lovely year group!

Mr Hogan

Miss Cocker

Year 4

In English we study a variety of texts and genres including stories from other cultures, non-fiction texts and poetry. We use core texts such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bill’s New Frock, Meerkat Mail and The Iron Man.  


In Maths we will be learning key arithmetic skills such as using different mental and written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. In addition to arithmetic skills your child will explore shape, time, fractions, data handling and will apply their maths skills to investigations and problem solving.


Children in Year 4 also have the opportunity to take part in swimming lessons at Becontree Leisure Centre.


We hope your child will enjoy year 4 as much as we do! Please visit our blogs for more information about Year 4.


For further information you can view our Curriculum here.

The IPC Units for the Autumn term are Chocolate and Fashion.


The core texts are ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Bill’s New Frock’. In English we will be learning about stories set in imaginary worlds, persuasive writing and stories with issues. In IPC, we will be learning about the history of chocolate and how fashion has changed through the ages. We will be creating our own chocolates and staging a fashion show.


To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Spring term are Active Planet and Temples, Tombs & Treasure.


The core texts are ‘Escape from Pompeii’ and ‘Cinderella’. In English we will be learning about disaster stories, non-chronological reports and stories with a historical setting. In IPC, we will be learning all about volcanoes and the Ancient Egyptians.


To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Summer term are Material World, Bright Sparks and Do You Live Around Here?


The core text are ‘The Iron Man’ and ‘Meerkat Mail’. In English we will be learning about letter writing and diary entries. In IPC, we will learn about electricity, magnets, different materials and the habitats found in our local environment.


To look at a full list then click here.

Year 4 Latest Blog

Maple Class – Class Trip To The London Science Museum

Our IPC topic for this half term has been ‘Bright Sparks’ and Materials World’. We have learned about different materials and their properties, electricity, how to make an electrical circuit and Thomas Edison. So we thought what better time to visit the London Science Museum than today, as we wanted the opportunity to apply our ...

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Year 4 visit the Science Museum.

On Wednesday 23rd May, the Year 4 children visited the Science Museum in South Kensington. The children explored the ‘Science Trail’, where they saw a piece of the moon, met an astronaut expert and even found Thomas Edison’s original electric light bulb, which linked to their current learning in their ‘Bright Sparks’ topic. In the ...

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Royal Wedding Fun!

Today has been a memorable day for all of Parsloes as we have been celebrating the upcoming royal wedding. In Beech class, we made flags, decorated plates and created crowns to mark the special occasion. We especially loved the picnic and seeing our parents. The sun was shining and we were all in a jovial ...

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Sycamore Class- English – Poetry

In English today, we had the opportunity to perform poems!We first listened to different poems and discussed the performances. We discussed  how the use of  voices, gestures and actions can make a performance enjoyable. We had lots of fun watching each other perform and loved giving feedback to each other. we are looking forward to writing and ...

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Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road

Tel: 0208 270 4925