Year 4

Autumn 2021

Welcome back to the start of a new school year. It is lovely to see your smiling faces and be back in the classroom with you all again. We hope you have had a lovely summer break and feel refreshed, ready for this new term.

The children will learn through discrete subjects. Below are some of the things that we will cover during the Autumn term.


  • Poetry with an animal/weather theme
  • Character descriptions
  • Newspaper report
  • Story in an imaginative world
  • Classic poetry
  • Recount – write a diary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Suffix and prefix spelling rules
  • Punctuation including direct speech


  • Place Value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement – length and perimeter


  • Celebrating the Eucharist
  • Creation and the story of Abraham
  • Jesus teaches us how to pray
  • Sharing in the life of Christ
  • Advent
  • Christmas
  • Other Faith: Hinduism
  • We will learning more about our class saint – Blessed Carlos Acutis, who was an amateur computer programmer. He is best recognised for creating a website to document Eucharistic miraclesaround the world.


  • UK Rivers
  • UK Mountains
  • 4 figure grid reference
  • 8 point compass rose
  • Plan a UK car journey using a map


  • Romans including:
  • Roman and British History
  • Invasion of Britain
  • Housing

Science – Autumn 1: Animals including Humans

  • The Digestive System
  • Teeth
  • What happens to my food?
  • Food chains – Predator, prey and producer

Autumn 2: Sound

  • Pitch
  • Higher and lower
  • Soundproofing


  • Create texture in art
  • Facial expressions
  • Know how to use line, tone, shape and colour to represent figures and forms in movement
  • Integrate digital images into artwork
    • Class artist – Georges Seurat

D & T

  • Textiles – Running and backstitch

Year 4 Autumn 2021 Class Newsletter