St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

A Voluntary Academy

Trusting in God; Creating Tomorrow; Helping Today

Year 4

Welcome back Year 4


I hope you all had a very restful Easter holiday and that you are all keen and ready for school again. This term our topic will be called Playlist. This is a music based topic and we will be listening to and trying to create different genres of music. We will also be looking at how instruments are made and how an orchestra is set out. 


Just remember that PE is on Friday and Swimming is on Monday. Homework will be sent out on a Friday and needs to be handed in on Wednesday. Spelling tests will now be on a Friday morning.


If you have any concerns or just want more information then please do not hesitate to contact me.




Traders and Raiders

Our topic this term is called ‘Traders and Raiders’ and will focus on the geographical features of the  Anglo Saxons and Vikings. We will be discovering and learning about when and why they came to Britain and the impact they have had on us today. We will also discover some of thier traditions and how they lived thier lives.






Misty Mountain Sierra


Welcome back.  I hope you all enjoyed the half term holiday. As usual, if you have any concerns, please feel free to contact me. I am very happy to help.  The theme of  this study is based on the mountains of the world. The topic is very much geography based. If you or a family member feel you could help us with this topic in any way or have any resources you think may be useful, then please get in touch.


Road Trip USA

Welcome to Year 4 Autumn term .

I hope you all enjoyed the holidays and that you have had a restful time. Mrs Kilday and myself are really looking forward to seeing you all for the start of this new school year. As usual, if you have any concerns, please feel free to contact us. We am very happy to help.

The theme of this study is based on the USA. Buckle up, sunglasses on, we’re going on a road trip across the good old USA.  The topic will explore the sights and sounds of America and introduce us to some of the  Native American tribes and their traditions and customs.


Some important information for you about COVID 19.