Year 4 Cedar Class 2019 - 2020

Miss Boult

Welcome to Year 4 Cedar Class!

Miss Boult

Teaching Assistant: Miss Stanley

We welcome you to year 4 and look forward to an exciting and successful year ahead! Keep checking this page for updates.

In Spring 1 & 2 we will be exploring the Romans. As part of our topic we will be visiting Grosvenor museum. 

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English in Cedar Class

This half term, we will be reading the text, 'Gorrila' by Anthony Browne. Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father's too busy to take her to the zoo - or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla - but is disappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she's got is just a toy one. But then something extraordinary happens ... the toy turns into a real gorilla, who puts on her father's hat and coat and takes her off for a magical visit to the zoo...

Gorilla By Anthony Browne


The BIG question: Is it okay to believe in magic?

Article 7: Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose.


Multiplication Times Tables Check

In June, Year 4 will be participating in the new standard Multiplication Check. This will test speed as well as knowledge. Please encourage your child to use Timestables Rockstars as well as the website below.


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Homework will be given out on a Friday and should be handed in by Wednesday. A sheet in your child's book will provide an outline of what homework is expected each week. 


Times tables

Please remember to encourage your children to continue working on mathletics and their times tables throughout the week. The knowledge of the times tables are of high importance to help with other aspects of Maths. The mathletics logins have been handed out-

Times tables tests take place on a Friday morning. Please ask your child which times table they are currently working on and test away! Your child has also been allocated a 'Times Table Rockstar' username and password where they can earn points for their knowledge of each times table and associated division facts. Let's see whether they can reach the Gold times table challenge or beyond!



All children will need the correct PE kit and trainers/pumps for their PE lessons which will take place on a Wednesday. However, please ensure children always have kit in school in case there is a change of day or an extra session. Swimming begins after the February half term. More information will follow.


Reading and Bug Club

Reading books and reading records should be brought to school everyday. Please try to listen to your child at home as frequently as possible. The children also each have a Bug Club user ID and password allocated to them where they can read books online. This also enables them to answer interactive comprehension questions which will develop their reading skills further.


Useful websites for learning at home

Timestables Rockstars- All children have a login for this website (stuck inside their homework book).

Tablesmaster - A great way to practice times tables at home.

Mathletics- all children have a log in for this website (stuck inside their homework book) and activities will be set each week.

The times tables check website is a great way to pick up speed.

Topmarks has some fantastic games for maths- particularly the children have loved the fraction games recently.

The children love to play daily 10 to increase speed and fluency in different areas of maths- particularly times tables!

Newsround - Make sure you are keeping up with current events!

National Geographic Kids - A lovely site for children to learn more about animals, wildlife and the world around them.

BBC Bitesize - Full of information that covers a range of topics.

The school run website is also great for explaining in more detail to adults some of the subjects or topics which children may get for homework.




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Contact the School

Whitby Heath Primary School

Ellesmere Port,
CH65 6RJ

Main Contact: Mrs. R. Jewitt (Head Teacher)

Tel: 0151 355 1781

SEN Contact: Miss. C. Monins