Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

The class teacher is Mrs Allan . Our teaching assistants is Mrs Hutton

Year 4 A-Z of useful information


Please let a member of staff know if your child has an allergy, medical condition or specific diet

Be Ready

Check out our Be Ready guidance which outlines the skills and responsibilities expected from our pupils as they enter each new class group.

Fruit bar

Pupils in Year 3 and above can buy fruit from the school kitchen at break time - 30p

Growth Mindset

At Garsington all pupils, staff and parents are encouraged to have a growth mindset. Check out ideas and guidance on how you can achieve this via the Growth Mindset item.


Homework is set on a Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Some maths homework will be set and completed online. We will give you a Maths Whizz login and password when we first set this homework.

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 consists of Years 2 - Year 6.

Items required everyday

Indoor and outdoor shoes

Water bottle

Reading record bag (reading books, reading record, times table chart).

Please name everything.

Learning Detectives

Two pupils from each year group in Key Stage 2 are chosen as Learning Detectives for the term, coming together weekly as a group with the Headteacher to discuss and help with class and schoolwide learning challenges.

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Lunch Menu

In Year 4 pupils must pay for school dinners which cost £2.30 per day (if you think you are eligible for free school meals please contact the School Office). Caterlink are our suppliers. Check out their current menu.


Takes place on Mondays and Thursdays. PE Kit consists of dark coloured shorts, white T-shirt / polo-shirt, plimsolls and trainers. Please ensure your child's PE kit is on their peg.

Pierced ears – ideally children will come to school without earrings on PE days but if this is not possible as they are recently pierced, please provide micropore tape to put over the studs.


Please read to or with your child for at least 10 minutes every day. Books can be taken home from the class library. Please ensure your child has a book which is challenging enough.

Time table

Follow this link for our current timetable.

Topic Web

Our topic this term is the Romans. For further details of all the curriculum subjects we will be studying this term please see the relevant topic web above. If you have any resources that may be useful to us for this term please bring them in.

Water bottles

Please could children have a named water bottle in school, these can be kept in the trays provided in the shared area.