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Kings Meadow Primary School and Early Years Education Centre

Celebrating Success

Year 4


Summer Term


 Year 4 Teaching Team

Class Teachers - Mrs Hayes / Mrs Pearson

Teaching Assistants - Miss Roberts / Mrs Holland


Physical Education Reminders

P.E kits are required to be worn to school on a Monday (Dance) & Thursday (P.E.).

During the Autumn term we will be swimming on a Tuesday, please remember full swimming kits.


Homework Reminders

On a Tuesday the children will be given homework, the Homework book should be returned to school by Friday. Children should aim to read and learn spellings on a daily basis. 

The children will have a weekly spelling test on a Monday, new spellings will also be issued on a Monday. Please ensure the spelling book is returned to school for lists to be updated and spelling scores to be added weekly. 

Our current theme is:

'Cry Freedom'

“Cry Freedom” is a thematic unit based around slavery. It looks at the history and origins of slavery around the world, before moving on to learning about some key ­figures involved in the abolition of slavery. Pupils will also learn about modern-day slavery, including child labour.



Hi23 Ask and answer a variety of perceptive historical question

Hi24 Investigate the characteristic features of, and changes within, periods of history that were of global significance

Hi25 Identify the impact of the movement and settlement of people in di­fferent periods of history Hi26 Identify how significant events, developments or individuals and groups have influenced the world in the recent and distant past

Hi28 Place events, people and changes into correct periods of time on a timeline

Hi29 Use dates and vocabulary relating to the passing of time, including AD/BC

Hi31 Communicate knowledge and understanding in a variety of ways

 Ge35 Identify where significant places are located in the wider world

Ge38 Use appropriate geographical vocabulary in communicating findings

Ge40 Describe, compare and oth­er reasons for their views

 Ge41 Interpret information from di­fferent types of atlases, globes, maps and plans at a range of scales


BRAVE I can challenge others’ thinking, not always believing something just because everyone else does.

RISK-TAKER I can question my own as well as others’ assumptions.

RESILIENT I can adapt my ideas as circumstances change.

PREPARED I can consider the influence of circumstances, beliefs and feelings on forthcoming decisions and events.



This term we are reading the novel 'Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp'