Welcome to Class 9 also known as Cactus Class! We are going to have the most amazing year and I can’t wait to see you all.

Class 9 is a Year 4 class and it is taught by me (Miss Ingoe) and supported by Ms Lines.


This year our school is a little different and there are a few things you need to know.

The school day for Year 4 starts at 9am and finishes at 3:15pm. Parents/carers are not allowed onto the school premises without an appointment, so we ask that you wait at the lower side gate (The Burn) at drop off and collection times. There will be signs on either side of the gate showing where to line up each class.

KS2 pupils are entitled to milk, either free or paid, however paid milk MUST be paid on Parent Pay. Please see the school office if you need help signing up to Parent Pay.


Dates for Diaries:

Week beginning 5th May – Parents Evening Week

Thursday 6th May – Polling day (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Friday 28th May – Last day of Summer 1 half term

Monday 12th July – Year 4 Surfing

Friday 23rd July – Last day of Summer term




This term we will be doing Commando Joes on a Monday. Wednesday will be Gymnastics with Mr Gilmore, and on Thursday we will have athletics/kickboxing.
Please wear your P.E kit to school on these days.



  Reading is extremely important and fantastic fun. We ask that you aim to read with your child at least 3 times per week (and sign their pink reading diaries). Children who have read to an adult 3 times in a week will be able to tick a square on our class reading challenge. Once we reach 100 we will be rewarded with a class prize! I can’t wait to hear all about the amazing books you read.

Homework in Year 4 consists of daily reading and weekly spellings. Spellings will be given out once per week and tested on a Friday morning. Year 4 will also be given an optional Times Table worksheet to complete and will be rewarded with Dojo points. Year 4 have the Times Table check at the end of the year, so it is important that they are practicing at home.



Our topics for the Summer 2 half term are as follows:

Art: Can I represent botanicals using a variety of materials and techniques?

Science: Can I classify plants and animals?
PSHE: Health and Wellbeing

French: My Family

Computing: Can a picture move?

Music: Blackbird (Charanga)

P.E.: Athletics and Gymnastics

This year we will be using Class Dojo school-wide as a means of maintaining parent communication and as our whole-school rewards system. I will be posting regular updates to our Class Story throughout the year as well as reminders for parents and pupils.

If you need an invite to join our classroom as a Parent/Guardian please let me know.

See you all in school!

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