Welcome to Year 4 2017-18

Welcome to Class 4. Our teacher is Mrs Parkin.

Mrs Barlow is our Teaching Assistant and will provide support on Monday-Thursday in the English lesson. She will teach the class on Fridays whilst Mrs Parkin carries out her role as Inclusion Manager and to cover her PPA time.

In Class 4, the children will participate in a weekly lesson on Fridays, led by Mr Haslam of Oldham Music Centre, where they will learn to play a brass instrument as part of the Wider Opportunities in Music Programme.

Please read the termly newsletters for more detail and visit the class gallery too see photographs of the children’s learning experiences.

Our Class Link Governors are Reverend Barbara Christopher and Mrs Debbie Dorobat.

Year 4 Classroom

Take a tour of our classroom...

Year 4 Newsletters

Please click on the link below to download our termly newsletter.


File icon: pdf Y4 Autumn Newsletter 2017 [pdf 80KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Y4 Spring Newsletter 2018 [pdf 72KB] Click to download

Year 4 Curriculum Coverage Map

Please click on the link below to view the Year 4 curriculum at St Mary's for 2017-18. 

Please Note:  These maybe subject to change, as necessary to fulfil the ongoing needs of the curriculum.


File icon: pdf Y4 Curriculum Coverage Map 2017-18 [pdf 246KB] Click to download

Topic Resources Summer 1 - Why is Manchester such a cool place to live? and What happens to the food we eat?

Please click on the picture link to access resources to support your topic work this half term.

Home Learning

Times tables tests take place on Monday.

Spelling tests take place on Friday.

Reading books can be changed daily.

Home Learning is project-based and is set half termly. The overall quality and quantity of the finished product should reflect the time spent on completing it. Please see below for the dates the tasks will be set and when they are due to be returned. Presentations will take place the same week.

For detailed information about your child's Home Learning Tasks this half term please click on the picture link.


Date set

Date returned

Friday 15th September 2017

Monday 23rd October 2017

Thursday 26th October 2017

Monday 11th December 2017

Thursday 14th December 2017

Monday 5th February 2018

Thursday 8th February 2018

Monday 26th March 2018

Thursday 29th March 2018

Monday 21st May 2018

Thursday 24th May 2018

Monday 16th July 2018

Year 4 End of Year Expectations

Please select a document from the list below.

File icon: pdf St Mary's English Writing Expectations Year 4 2017-2018 [pdf 115KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf St Mary's Reading Expectations Year 4 2017-2018 [pdf 100KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf St Mary's Mathematics Expectations Year 4 2017-2018 [pdf 250KB] Click to download

P.E. Timetable 2017-18


Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2













Wider Opportunities in Music

We participate in a weekly lesson, led by Mr Haslam of The Oldham Music Centre, where we each learn to play a brass instrument. In the summer term we will have the opportunity to play with the Halle Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester!