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Djanogly Sherwood Academy

Where Everyone Belongs

Herbert and Alexandra

Welcome to Year 4!

Who you will meet:


Mrs Ellis - Herbert class teacher

Mr Connolly - Alexandra class teacher

 Mrs Yeatman - Teaching Assistant


Welcome to Autumn 2!



In English this term, we are reading part 2 of ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret,’ by Brian Selznick and ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter,’ by Philip Pullman. In grammar we will be focusing on inverted commas; direct speech; indirect speech; apostrophes for singular and plural possession; prepositions and expanded noun phrases.



In Maths, we are learning about the concept of time, multiplication and practicing mental maths. We will also be focusing on daily timestable revision on Timestable Rock Stars.



In Curriculum this term our theme is “Shakes, Vibrations and Rumblings,” which involves studying climate and weather patterns. We will also look at how volcanoes are formed and how they erupt. 



In Science, we are studying the subject of 'States of matter' where the children will be learning about gases, liquids and solids. 



On Fridays, we are learning to play either the violin, viola or cello in music. 



P.E. is also on a Tuesday morning, with the supervised secondary pupils. Please bring your full kit.