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Blwyddyn 4 - Miss Smith / Miss Hewitson


Croeso i Fflwyddyn 4!

Welcome to Year 4!

This year, our classes are:

Dosbarth Glas - Miss Smith

Dosbarth Coch - Miss Hewitson


The classes will be supported by Mrs Long

Year 4 PPA teachers will be Miss Perryman and Mrs McFarlane.

Our school day:

Start - 8:45 am - Doors open at 8:35 am. 

The school gates will be closed at 8:45 am every morning if you are later than this time please go straight to the office.


Finish - 3:00 pm 

Both classes will enter and be dismissed through the door on the year 5/6 yard. 


Reading book bags 

Every child had been given a book bag and a reading record. Book bags will go home on Thursday and are expected to come back into school the following Wednesday to allow us time to change the children's books if needed before Thursday. Children are expected to read at least twice a week at home, each time to be recorded in their reading record for us to see in school. Please write in the reading record how you child found the book so we can adjust the book accordingly. 



Children can also access reading books via the Giglets website if they would like to read some more.  All children have received a hand-out which has their personal login details on.  If your child needs a reminder of their login please contact your class teacher.  

Physical Education / Addysg Grofforol

Both classes will have their P.E. lesson on a Thursday.  Children must come to school on a Thursday wearing their P.E. Kit.


Please wear the following items to school on a Thursday:

T-Shirt / Crys-T

Shorts / Siorts

Trainers or daps / Esgidiau chwaraeon


P.E lessons will be taking place outside so please ensure your child is dressed appropriately.


Please ensure all P.E. kit is labelled clearly.

Water / Dwr

Please provide your child with a bottle of water each day for school.  Please avoid fizzy drinks and energy drinks.  Your child will have the opportunity to refill their own water bottles throughout the day.

Homework / Gwaith Cartref

Homework and spellings will be set electronically via Google Classroom. Your child will need to be able to access Google Classroom using an iPad, tablet, Chromebook, laptop etc. 


Accessing Google Classroom from Home

To access Google classroom pupils can download a FREE app via the App store on an ipad or iphone and via the Google Play Store on Android devices. Pupils then need to sign in using the username and password

provided to them by the class teacher. 


To access google classroom on a laptop or PC pupils need to go to and sign in with their HWB details.


Forgotten your HWB details?  No problem, notify your class teacher and they can help you out.

I am a warrior!


Our third topic this year is 'I am a warrior!'. We will be looking at important welsh battles, the history of Wales, different types of soldiers and their uniforms. 

Below is the homework grid for this topic, remember you don't have to do them all just do what you can and bring them into school so we can show everyone. Our Welsh link this topic will be looking at Royal Welsh Guards and famous battles in Wales.  

I am a Warrior Homework Grid

Wales and the World


Our second topic of Year 4 is 'Wales and the World'. During this topic we will be comparing Wales with other countries in the world looking at their traditions, money and food. We will also be learning all about Welsh folk dancing in P.E. and reading some Welsh Folk tales in Literacy. In mathematics and Numeracy we will be looking at shape and co-ordinates. Take a look at the overview below to see what else we will be covering during this topic! Below is also the homework grid for this topic which includes activities that children can do at home related to this topic. 


Our first topic in Year 4 will be 'Growth'. We will be looking at all things related to human and animal growth. We will also be looking at how animals adapt to their environment and what type of habitats animals live in. Our Welsh link in this topic will be looking at Welsh landscapes and how they have changed over time. 

Below is the homework grid for this topic, children can complete as many or as little of these tasks as they like and then bring them in to show the rest of the class. 


Growth Homework Grid