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Information for pupils starting in Year 4 - September 2021



Accelerated Reader: Pupils please click on the Link - https://ukhosted112.renlearn.co.uk/6992321/


September 2021

All members of staff would like to send our warm wishes to all our children in what has been a difficult time. We would like to reassure you that we will do everything we can to welcome back all pupils at Healey JIN School as safely as possible. With your help, we will ensure to the very best of our ability that pupils will catch up on their learning and continue to reach their full potential.

Year 4 Staff

  • YEAR 4EMS/AB is Ms Maxwell-Strutt and Mrs Bradnum supported by Teaching Assistant Mrs Reynard.

Year 4KM will be taught by Mrs Mould who is supported by Teaching Assistant  Mrs Dickinson.

The Year 4 Curriculum


Each half term Year 4 will be focus on a high quality book where they will continue to learn the skills of fluency & comprehension.  This is also used as a stimulus to develop pupils writing skills in the different genres.

Accelerated Reading will continue next academic year where pupils will regularly choose books from our school library where they can read at school and at home. All pupils are given a username and password to answer a quiz on completion of the book to check their understanding.


Pupils are taught Maths skills on a daily basis which develops their fluency, problem solving & reasoning skills. It is important that they know their times tables. All pupils have access to TimesTables Rockstars to help them practice.


Each term or half term pupils will have the opportunity to learn new knowledge and skills through Humanities & or Science.

Autumn 1:  India and Pakistan

Autumn 2: Food glorious food

Spring 1: Roman Empire

Spring 2: Anglo-Saxons

Summer 1: Eureka!

Summer 2: The Vikings


Autumn 1:  Living things & Habitats

Autumn 2: Animals including Humans

Spring 1:  Sound

Spring 2: States of Matter

Summer 1: Electricity

Summer 2: Consolidation


We endeavour to support pupils learning by going on school trips. Whether these are local trips, such as visits to Batley Library, or further afield, we will provide information nearer the time. 


Pupils will participate in PE every week using the hall or outside facilities. Please ensure that pupils wear the correct clothing of black shorts, white t-shirt, suitable footwear & no jewellery.  Pupils will have opportunities throughout the year to attend sporting competitions including our annual sports day. There is a range of after school clubs that children can also attend throughout the year.


Year 4 Multiplication Test:

The purpose of the Multiplication Test is to determine whether pupils can recall their times tables fluently, which is essential for future success in mathematics. It will help schools to identify pupils who have not yet mastered their times tables, so that additional support can be provided. The test will be delivered as an online, on-screen digital assessment. Under standard administration, the check will take each pupil less than 5 minutes to complete.

Guide for parents in the document at the bottom of thr page.

We encourage pupils to use this website to develop rapid recall of multiplication facts:




Pupils will continue to receive homework every Wednesday which needs completing & handed in the following Monday.


Home Learning:

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the home learning support that is available online:







The school communicates in a number of ways to keep parents & guardians up to date. If you do not yet downloaded the school ping app to your smart phone, then please speak to the school office for further information.

The school website is updated regularly and paper copies of newsletters are given to children.


Further Information:

If you have any queries, then please do not hesitate to contact us. There is also further information on our school website:



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