Year 4

PDFGlossary of Teaching Terms and Abbreviations


Andy Wheeldon, Luke McDonagh & Sarah Millward.

Year 4 Teaching Assistants

Yasmin Atif, Jaweria Maqsood, Alex Cairns (afternoons), Jamila Lindsey Crosthwait


Detailed information will be sent out at the beginning of each half term.

View our most recent Topic Web here: PDFTopic Web- Spring 1- Year 4- Staycation

View our 2017-18 Curriculum Overview here: PDFYear 4 Curriculum Overview 17-18

View our Spelling Sheet here: PDFSpelling Lists for Years 3 and 4

Click here to see the National Curriculum for Year 4.

If you have any questions about our curriculum please contact our Assistant Headteacher Claire Myers.


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Year Group Targets

PDFYear 4- Maths

PDFYear 4- Writing

PDFYear 4- Reading

Homework Timetable

Homework will be sent out on a Tuesday and should be returned by the date given.

You may find the following documents helpful when reading with your child:

PDFReading Comprehension Parent Handout

PDFReading Comprehension Bookmark

PDFHomework Policy



Swimming will take place for all Year 4 classes on Friday mornings. Children need swimming trunks (not swimming shorts) or a costume, a towel and a hat. All children must wear hats if their hair can cover their mouth or eyes. Children will not be able to wear goggles (the health and safety requirements of Manchester Swimming Team). 

% of Oswald Road that achieved National Curriculum level distance of 25m in 2016/17: 83%


Please make sure your child’s name is on their lunchbox. All lunch boxes are kept in the classroom.

Home Time

Year 4 are to be collected from the main playground opposite the staff carpark.

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Coats and PE kit should be put in the cupboards provided in the classroom.
Please name your child’s coat.


All money brought to school for trips/visits must be put in a sealed envelope with the child’s name and class on and then placed in the post box in the Reception entrance area. No money is to be sent to the class teacher.

Toys and other personal belongings should not be brought to school.

Home/School Bags

Please ensure your child brings his/her red bag every day and check daily for letters or other information from school. Please name your child’s red bag.

Contacting a Teacher

Please make an appointment via the school office by emailing, to arrange a mutually convenient time. If your child is going to be absent from school please ring the office on 881 4266 and leave a message on the answer phone before 9.30 am. If you are collecting children for an appointment please remember to sign your child out at the school reception.


Our PPA (Planning, Preparation and Assessment) time will be on Friday afternoons, and will be covered by Midge Murray, Nicky Appleby and Kieran Bentley.