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Knowl Hill CofE Academy

"Together We Succeed"

Ashley Hill MAT

Part of the

Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4! 

 Miss Gault-Class Teacher

Miss Tull-Teaching Assistant 



Eisteddfod Poetry Competition 

Below are some example poems that the children can be practicing ready for Eisteddfod class round that will be happening on Monday 24th January in class, meaning children will have a week to practice. Children are able to pick another poem or write their own poem to perform.



Year 3 and 4 Example Poems

PE is on Mondays and Wednesdays. 

Hello everyone, what a great first term we have had! I hope you all had a brilliant Christmas break and I cannot wait to hear what you all get up to!

We have an exciting new curriculum to look forward to this term and our topic for everything non-core will be Africa.This page will be updated weekly so if you need any information please look here first. If you have any questions or queries, then please get in contact with the office who will pass any messages onto me. 


Miss Gault and Miss Tull smiley





This week in class

Week beginning 17th January 2022


Collective Worship

Pupils will take part in collective worship daily, led by the heads of the schools. This term our value is Perseverance. 



In Maths, we will learn how to multiply a number using the written method, how to multiply and divide numbers in our heads, find the remainder when a number is divided, use bar models and part-whole models to solve multiplication and division problems. 



In English, we will be looking at 'The Rhythm of the River'. We will be working towards writing a setting descriptions and an information leaflet about rivers. We will be focussing on writing in paragraphs, expressing time, place and cause by using conjunctions, adverbs and preposition. We will also work on using apostrophes for contraction and singular possession.



In of Topic of Come Fly With Me Africa, we will be looking at African countries, African animals and healthy eating. 



This term we will be learning about “Is a Hindu child free to choose how to live?”



This term we will focusing on Dance and ball skills where we will be building our agility, balance and coordination. 

Stars of the week







Star of the week-Riley



Dojo winner



Well done to all of our winners!



The new spelling list will go out each Monday. The children will be tested on a Friday morning. Below is an attachment with the spelling list for the year.

Please ensure children are practicing their weekly spellings at home!  This is incredibly important as spellings are learnt little and often! 

Thank you 

Spellings 17.1.22 Week 13


















Homework this week will be set on Monday 10th January. It is due in on Monday 17th January for marking. 

In order to improve our carbon footprint, I will be setting the homework on to the class page. Please let me know if this is an issue for you and I will send paper copies home. Meanwhile here are some other activities children can be doing at home as well: 

Home Learning (Isolating) 

If your child is ever self-isolating at home, please complete the attached home learning sheets and return them when you are back in school. 

Also please use the time to go on Reading Eggs and Timetables Rock Stars!

Home Learning Week 17th January

Maths-In class we are looking at multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. Please complete the sheet attached showing your workings.


Topic-In topic we are looking at the Big 5 animals of Africa. Please research what the Big 5 animals are and label on the blank map of Africa which countries the Big 5 animals can be found in. We are also looking at the origins of different foods. Think about the last 3 meals that you had. Can you list the ingredients and places where the ingredients came from? Can you split the ingredients between animal and plant. If you are unsure of a foods origin, research where it came from. 

Pictures of the Week 

Every week, new pictures will be added to show what Year 4 have been learning about this week. 

This Week's Learning

Book Review

If you have read any brilliant books and think others in the school might enjoy them then please create a book review using the template below. This can be emailed to me and I can upload it here. 

Book Review Template