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Chestnut Class (Year 4/5)

Welcome to Year 4 and 5!


Our class teacher is Mrs Lester, except on Mondays when we are taught by Mrs Burns, in the morning, and Mrs Smith, in the afternoon. Our teaching assistants are Mrs Collins and Mr Cox.


Learning this term:

Our topic for the summer term is 'Crime and Punishment', but we will also be exploring electricity in Science.

Our year 5 children will be learning to play the trumpet with the Berkshire Maestros In2Music project and our year 4 children will be exploring mindfulness with Mr Cox.

Our PE lessons will be on Wednesday afternoons - please can all children wear their PE kits to school on Wednesdays.

As part of the whole school recovery curriculum, we will have three Forest School sessions this term:

  • Thursday 22nd April
  • Thursday 29th April
  • Wednesday 5th May - all day at Ferrises Wood


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



Weekly homework will be set on our Google Classroom and will include:

  • Reading - please can children aim to read at least 5 times each week and fill in the reading log on the Google Classroom.
  • Spellings - please can the children aim to score at least 15 spelling soup points each week and fill in the spelling soup log sheet on the Google Classroom.
  • 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'.