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Swallow Class

Welcome to Swallow Class - Year 4


Class teacher Mrs Watson


If you wish to contact me please do so via the office or email:  

P.E. day


Swallow Class will have P.E. on Thursdays for the first half of the summer term.  

We will be outside unless it is wet.


Children will need to bring their P.E. kit to school for Thursday and take it home to wash each week.


P.E. kit needs to include: 

  • change of t-shirt and shorts
  • jogging bottoms and sweatshirt if it is cold 
  • change of shoes - plimsolls or trainers
  • container for earrings - which must be removed for lessons (no tape)
  • hair bobble to tie long hair back

April  2021


Summer term 1


This half term we will be learning about World War 2 from a child's viewpoint, this will be linked to art and English.  

Science will be learning about Sound. 

Our guided reading text for this half term is 'Carrie's War' by Nina Bawden. 

Math this half term will be learning about angles, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, squares and rectangles.



Please use the Year 4 email address (above) to contact us.


Best wishes


Mrs. Watson 

Google Classroom Code of Conduct - Pupils and Parents. This document must be read, understood and turned in on Google Classroom.



Homework will be set every Wednesday for a return date of the following Tuesday. The homework tasks will be set on Purple Mash and Google Classrooms. Please do not return homework to school on paper. I will check tasks on both platforms. Spellings will be tested in class on a Wednesday. Multiplication tables are tested on alternate days and children progress at their own pace. 

Useful links


Help with learning multiplication and division facts:




Year 4 welcome letter for parents and pupils