Mrs Cole

About Year 4

Hello, I am Mrs Cole; the year group leader for Year 4.

This year, your child will be learning about and exploring a number of exciting topics including: Chocolate, Fashion, Active Planet, Temples, Tombs and Treasures, do You Live Around Here? and Bright Sparks.

We will study a wide and varied curriculum following our cross-curricular linked units which will provide the children with many opportunities to expand their knowledge, engage in practical activities as well as make progress with their learning.

Myself, Ms Javaid and Mr Hogan hope that your children enjoy their time in Year 4, as much as we are looking forward to teaching them.

For more information about topics that we are studying, your child’s learning and how you can support them during the year, please refer to our year 4 class blogs.

Mr Hogan

Mrs Javaid

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.

Please download the pdf from the link below


LKS2 Homework Pack – View Here

Easter Homework – View Here

Year Four Timetable – View Here

Week One – View Here

Oliver and the Sea Wigs – View Here

Year 4 Latest Blog

Sycamore Class Learn About The Digestive System

This week the children learned about the digestive system. Outside, the children  drew and labelled where they thought the different organs were in the digestive system. After learning about the organs they worked together to put them in the correct place on a diagram. Finally, we researched the length of the organs and measured them ...

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London Homework Winners

Last half term we held a competition for pupils to make a landmark for ‘Best of British Week’. The lucky winners were rewarded with a Blue Badge Walking Tour of London. Despite the rain, the pupils enjoyed a tour of many famous sights – including: Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street, Big Ben and The Houses ...

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Maple Class – English _ Debate

This week in Maple Class, we have been writing persuasive letters to Mrs. Pearce; trying to convince her to not replace human teachers with android teachers! First, we discussed the pros and cons of replacing android teachers with human teachers. At first, most of us thought it would be a great idea to replace the ...

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Maple Class – Exit Point – Becoming Qualified Circuit Electricians.

For this half term, Year 4 have been learning all about circuits and today we put all our knowledge to the test by becoming qualified circuit electricians. We had to complete a series of challenges that put all our new knowledge to the test. First, we simply had to identify the different parts that make ...

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Address Details

Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road

Tel: 0208 270 4925