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Church Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7EZ


Barnburgh Primary School

Learning to shine together


Year 4 2020 to 2021


Hello! Welcome to Year 4! 

This page will provide important information about Year 4 and hopefully answer any questions you may have. Please get in touch if you would like to ask anything else. You can contact the school office on 01709 893125 or email me at

Homework Expectations

Home learning will be issued on a Friday and monitored the following Friday when the children will complete their spelling test.

Children will be expected to complete:

  • Spelling Shed activity - these will be a list of spellings the children are expected to learn and will be tested on each Friday in class.
  • Maths Shed activity - these will be a set of times tables the children are expected to learn and will be tested on each Thursday in class. 
  • Reading - children are still expected to read at least THREE times a week. This will be logged using a digital reading log (please see below).                             
  • Continue to learn this terms Key Instant Recall Facts (below)


Click on the logos below to go to the log in pages


Summer 2

Coming back to school

Our topic for this half term is 'Traders and Raiders'. You will find more information about this topic on our topic page or by clicking here.

STEM Activities 

Year 4 were set a challenge to create a table made only out of paper. The worked in teams to create the table using only 4 pieces of paper, 1 pair of scissors and 1 gluestick.  This table had to hold different objects such as scissors, glue sticks and even a book!

STEM - Paper Tables

Science Day 2021

For National Science Week Year 4 investigated 'Can you make a circuit out of playdough?' We made predictions, created circuits and talked about conductors and insulators. We enjoyed making two different doughs and adding them to our circuit to see if they were conductors or insulators!

Science day 2021

What Will We Be Learning?

Please see below our long term plan for 2020-2021. 

Other Information

Please see our weekly timetable below. PE will be on a Thursday afternoon. Children need to come to school dressed in their PE kits every Thursday. 

End of Year 4 Expectations

Year 3 and 4 Spelling List

Recommended Reads for Year 4