Welcome to Year 4

Teacher: Miss Frost
Teaching Assistant: Miss Addison

Autumn 1 Term Objectives

Year: 4      Date: September 2016

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.







  Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit


  Order and compare numbers beyond 1000.

  Identify, represent and estimate numbers using

    different representations.

  Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

  Find 1000 more or less than a given number.

  Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.

  Count backwards through zero including negative


  Solve number and practical problems that involve all

    of the above, with increasingly large numbers.

  Read Roman numerals to 100 and know that over time

    the numeral system changed to include the concept

    zero and place value.

  Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits, using

    the formal written method of column addition and

    subtraction, where appropriate.

My Maths target is:
I know multiplication and division facts for the 6 times table.




Writing - discuss writing similar to that which they are planning to write- its structure, vocabulary and grammar, discus and record ideas, compose and rehearse sentences orally, organise paragraphs around a theme, use simple organisational devices and proof read for spelling and punctuation errors.
Reading - listen to and discuss books, increase familiarity with books, retell stories orally, understand the meaning of new words, retrieve and record information, prepare short play scripts to read aloud and perform, draw inferences such as inferring characters feelings and thoughts- justifying with evidence and predict what might happen from the details stated and implied.
Grammar - extend sentences using a range of conjunctions- when, if, because, although, etc, using apostrophes for plural nouns and use inverted commas and other punctuation to indicate direct speech.
Units - Narrative: Stories with Historical settings
Non fiction: Recounts, Newspapers and Magazines.
My English target is:
Writing - I can compose and rehearse sentences orally before writing.
Reading - I can draw inference to infer characters thoughts, feelings and motives from their actions and justify using evidence from the text.
Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

  Our Discovery Quest topic is called Active Planet

  Remember to bring your reading book and your Planners every day.

  English Homework set on a Tuesday and due in FridayMaths homework set on

    Friday and due in on a Monday.

  Spellings are given out on Fridays for a test the following Friday.

  P.E is on Wednesdays and Thursdays this half term.


    Please remember to bring a drink everyday - either water or squash.

Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Fax (01922) 683627 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor