St Gildas
St. Gildas'
Catholic Junior School

Year 4

Classes 4CL and 4CH

Welcome to the Year 4 page. Year 4 teachers are Miss Clarke and Miss Chu. 

Please see below for an outline of curriculum information for the Summer Term.


Easter to Pentecost


Multiplication and Division – fluency in times tables and division facts, up to 12x12.
Division using the bus stop method
Revision of formal multiplication (TO x O)
Mixed operation problem solving and reasoning activities, consolidating and extending understanding of the year 4 number objectives.
Multi step worded problems
Properties of Shapes – 2D and 3D shapes. Understanding faces, vertices and nets of 3D shapes.
Angles – acute and obtuse angles, right angles.


‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ – Descriptive writing, explanation writing, suspense writing.
Voices in the Park – ‘Let’s Think’ unit, higher order thinking questions.
Mr Linden’s Library – fantasy genre writing.
Homophones, year 4 statutory spellings
Subordinate clauses
Adverbial phrases
Accurate use of the plural and possessive ‘s’
Accurate speech punctuation


Electricity – children will construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers.
Children will recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors


E-Safety, We are Toy Designers

Geography/ History

All around the world


Sports Skills (with Coach Phillip)/Fitness Circuits, The Daily Mile, Rounders

Art/ DT

‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ illustrations, in the style of the illustrator.


On-Going Singing Skills