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Chestnut Class (Year 4/5)

Welcome to Year 4 and 5!


Our class teachers are Mrs Moore and Mrs Myers. Our teaching assistant is Mrs Collins.

This Term's Learning:

English: Our driver text is ‘Kensuke's Kingdom’, by Michael Morpurgo

Maths:  Decimals and Percentages.  Time

Science: Animals including Humans

RE: Prayer and Worship: Do people need to go to Church to show they are Christians?

Computing: Game Creator

Art:  Festival Feasts - Sculpture

Geography: North America

PSHE: Health and Wellbeing: Growing up (SRE) & Relationships: Safe/healthy physical contact

MFL:  House and home


We have PE on Wednesday afternoons. Please can all children always have the correct PE kit in school every Wednesday, including trainers and suitable clothing for outdoor lessons in all weathers.


As part of our drive to keep active for our mental health and wellbeing, we will all take part in 'The Golden Mile' on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Please could children arrive to school wearing trainers suitable for running on grass and with their school shoes to change into afterwards.


Children taking in part in sports clubs or sporting events during the school day or after school, should also have the correct PE kit in school on those days, including specialist footwear, such as football boots.


More details about what we will be learning this term can be found on our curriculum overview below.



A reminder and details of the homework activities can be found in your child's homework and reading log book and will include:

  • Reading - please can children aim to read at least 5 times each week and log their reading in their reading record book.
  • Spellings - the children are asked to practise a weekly list of spellings list by completing 'Spelling Soup' choice activities (aiming to achieve at least 15 spelling soup points each week) and/or logging into Spelling Shed and completing the assigned activities.
  • Times tables practice - the children have many different methods for learning their times tables but they also enjoy challenging themselves on 'Times Table Rock Stars' and
  • Maths - the children have a homework book and are set 'weekly workouts'.
  • English - the children have a homework book and are set weekly grammar or punctuation practice activities.  

Curriculum Overview for Summer Term 6 2023/2024

Curriculum Overview for Summer Term 5 2023/2024