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A message from Mr Hilson

Dear Year 4 children and parents,


I am sorry that I didn't get to say a proper goodbye last week.  I know you will probably be happy that most of you will have finished school, although some will have to come back this week depending on your parents' jobs.


You may feel like I walked away from you without saying goodbye but it was far from that.  Teachers have families too and I have to protect mine from any viruses going around.  


I am very proud of each of you.  You have all put in an amazing effort so far this year and it is not to waste.  Like I have said many times in class, learning is often building blocks for future life.  What we have learnt already in Year 4 will serve you well in future school years and as an adult.

I think you are all fabulous and, as I sit here, putting my thoughts into your end of year reports for the teacher who takes over from me, I remember you all fondly.


I will be back to 'hi' and 'bye' properly when all of this Coronavirus has gone away.


Be courageous, be kind to each other and your families and take this opportunity to do different learning.  You could learn how to cook, make a bed, sew, build a den and enjoy nature - this is a fabulous time of year to watch nature in action!   


Please see the weekly home learning in the Yellow Star page from Mr Hilson and Mrs Prior.

Spellings (for test on Monday 23rd March)

 Words ending in- ous













Curriculum Map - Spring 2

Year 4 had a sensational morning of Science at Norwich School !

Romans and Iceni at Norwich Castle! 30th January 2020

Spellings - The words to learn (for a test on Monday 3rd February) are all about homophones:


to, too, two, where, wear, night, knight, right, write, which, witch, new, knew, would, wood, no, know, here, hear, weather, whether, past, passed, their, they’re, there, hole, whole, pear, pair, hair, hare, mail, male, by, bye, buy, week, weak, sure, shore, been, bean, jewel, duel, might, mite, rain, reign, meet, meat, cue, queue.

21st Jan - Roman artefacts - touching 2000 year old history! Thank you to Graeme for sharing the fascinating Roman artefacts found locally - we found out so much!

Spellings 7.1.20 (test 20.1.20)

Adjectives becoming adverbs

Adjectives (describe a noun)               Adverbs (describe a verb)

angry                     angrily

sleepy                   sleepily

sad                        sadly

hasty                     hastily

happy                    happily

frantic                    frantically

magic                    magically

comic                    comically

dramatic               dramatically

physical                physically

automatic             automatically

nice                      nicely

cosy                     cosily

slow                     slowly

final                      finally

Romans Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Curriculum Map. A summary of what Year 4 will be learning this half term.

Thank you & Merry Christmas! smiley

Thank you so much for the kind gifts (individually and collaboratively) given to the staff in Year 4.  We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and we look forward to seeing you next decade!

Year 4 enjoyed a visit from an artist today (26/11). We made Australian-inspired rainbow serpents, Some children learned how to tie knots (for the first time). I'm sure you've seen the creations come home!

Spellings for 26.11.19 (test 09.12.19)

country, double, enough, rough, touch, tough, trouble, young.

Curriculum Map for Autumn second half term (Around The World)

Welcome to Year 4


Once Upon a Time...

A warm welcome to Year 4 for the 2019 - 2020 school year.  The children will have PE on Wednesdays and Fridays but we recommend having their PE kit in school all week.

Spellings will be sent home with the homework and tested every other Monday.  Homework will be set on Wednesdays or Thursdays (depending which teacher) and the children given a week to complete it.  Homework will be Maths and English, plus there could be a Topic related activity. 



The children will continue to use the Accelerated Reader scheme. They choose two books from the library at a time. One book should be within their current accelerated reader band and the other can be anything they want to read including non-fiction.  We would also encourage your children to read whatever else they want to read at home.


Mr Hilson and Mrs Prior

Curriculum Map for Autumn half term (Autumn 1)

A little note from Miss Light - 


A massive thank you for all your generous gifts at the end of last term. They were very much appreciated and very thoughtful of you! I hope you had a wonderful summer and I wish you all the best for Year 4!

Blofield Primary School Values

  • “Win or lose, do it fairly.” Knute Rockne
  • “Everyone should be respected as an individual” Albert Einstein
  • “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges” Joyce Meyer
  • “No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.” Ramana Maharshi
  • “A little attention, a little kindness, a little thoughtfulness are worth more than all the wealth in the world.” Avijeet Das