Year 4

Welcome to our Year 4 class page.

Dear Parent/Carer

We are planning to go ahead with our usual parent & teacher meetings to talk about new routines and expectations in class, but with a slightly different format this year to ensure that social distancing can be maintained. Each class will have one day when four meetings will take place to ensure that every family can attend. Places will be limited to one adult per child and younger, pre-school siblings will not be able to attend.

Our class meetings in Year 4 will take place on 23/9/2020 at 9.10 am, 11.00 am and 2.30 pm in the school hall. The fourth meeting will be a video meeting at 6.00 pm using Microsoft Teams (we will send separate information about how to access this). Places in the face to face meetings will be limited to 10 per meeting and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Please reply to this email indicating your first, second and third choices and we will do our best to accommodate everyone.

Kind regards
Miss Allen


Hello Year 4,

Welcome back to school and welcome to your new year group. I am excited to be your new class teacher and for you all to return to school to start the new academic year!

Miss Allen x

Your class email address is:

Please use this email address to contact the class teacher with any queries or concerns regarding your child’s learning. Please allow 2 working days for your child’s teacher to respond.

Who works in the class? Miss Allen (Class Teacher), Mrs Orlowski (Teaching Assistant), Mrs Sajjid (Teaching Assistant), Mrs Mercer-Brown (PPA cover- RE & Music)
Start and Finish times: Year 4’s day will start at 8:55am with children arriving at the bottom gate. Our school day will finish at 3:20pm and leave the building using the bottom gate.
When are spelling tests? Friday. Your child will be tested on the 100 word spellings throughout the year alongside learning new spelling patterns.
When are Times Tables checks? At the start of every Math’s lesson.
When is homework set? English  homework is uploaded on to Microsoft Teams every Friday. Your child will have 6 days to complete their task online- it will be marked every Thursday. More information about this will follow. Mathematics will be set on Times Tables Rock Stars weekly, your child will need to complete a sound check at least once a week.
What are procedures for reading books? Guided reading sessions are done daily in class. Children will continue to read reading books independently (please continue to listen to your child read regularly at home) and change them in school under supervision.
When are PE days this half term? Monday’s & Wednesday’s. Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit on the days they have PE. A full Hollins Grundy PE Kit must be worn.
PE kit is black shorts, T-shirt (in house colour) , pumps. For outdoor sports trainers & tracksuit pants are recommended.
Rewards for hard work & good behaviour. All children can earn house-points for their house and for themselves (Smile & Good Work assemblies, Maths stars, Class reward charts)
Consequences for lack of effort and poor behaviour Behaviour boards –  green – amber – red. Letters home for 3 Always tickets in a week lost or 3 Reflection Room sessions at lunchtime over a half-term.
Anything else relevant for your year group Brass lessons on Friday’s.







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