Knavesmire Primary School

Trafalgar Street, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1HY

01904 806545

Year 4 are...

Current Big Idea Knowledge Organiser

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Welcome to Year 4 - September 2023

Welcome to Year 4 - September 2023

Well Being Activities

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Robin Hood's Bay Parents Meeting June 2024

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Our Big Ideas 

Summer 1
The Romans


Summer 2
Ancient Greece



Useful Links 


BIG IDEA - Amazing and informative Science videos. - Great Science experiments to try at home. - Each period of History is covered with great videos and activities. - Take a trip back in time with National Geographic! - Brilliant Geography games and fun ways to learn. - Explore and learn about the different world religions. - learn about and try different artistic styles. - Incredible DT resources, lessons and activities. Make sure you choose the free plan!


READING -Phonics advice and access to free E-Books. Free to register. - Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favourite children’s books. Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube. - Suggested books for children, advice on how to read with your child, book lists, fun games, competitions to win free books, Children's Book Club etc. -A non fiction magazine for younger children, which they can follow along with as it is read to them - Expert recommendations and opening extracts of books. - Publisher’s website designed to give parents help and advice for reading with children.


MATHS - This is excellent as it provides videos and schemes of learning to support the Maths curriculum. - Nrich (maths challenges and problem solving activities) - Number gym (great for practising number bonds and times tables). Click on ‘online access’. School username: knavesmire. Password: racecourse. Once you have selected ‘table trainer’ or ‘bond builder’, your child can enter their own login. This is the first 3 letters of their first name and the first letter of their surname e.g. Joseph Bloggs = josb


SPELLING  - We set the children’s spelling homework via this great resource. Children are able to practise their spellings in a fun and interactive way. - Lots of fun activities and schemes of learning to support the spelling curriculumn. - Lots of fun and catchy songs to help children remember their spellings.  - A simple and effective way to master English spelling in school and at home.


WRITING & GRAMMAR - A useful overview of what Grammar objectives children will learn in Year 4.