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West Acton Primary School, Noel Road, London W3 0JL


0208 992 3144

Year 4 notice board

The below link is to be used by children who are self isolating whilst their year group bubble is still attending school.

Year 4 Blended Learning File


The below link is to be used during any class bubble or school closures to access Year 4 Remote Learning.

Year 4 Microsoft Teams Wall


During Remote Learning, please follow the steps in the below link to upload completed work:

Uploading Work on Microsoft Teams

Curriculum Maps

Learning objectives for each subject by term through out the school year.
A hard copy of the curriculum maps are available on request from the school office. 

Autumn Term








Key information





YEAR GROUP NEWSletters and events

Latest Newsletters

Links to whole school letters, events, term dates and school holidays:
Other Letters to Parents
Term Dates


Years 3 & 4 Spelling List
Children are expected to know how to spell all of these words by the end of Year 4.

Year 4 Non-negotiable Writing Criteria
Children are expected to include these features across a variety of different pieces of writing.

Online Learning
Details of our online learning resources and where to request login details.

Activity Passport
How many of the Year 4 experiences have you completed?

Key texts that we are using in our English lessons

Please click on each book to see what we will be learning and how you can support your child.


The Boy at the Back of the Class

The Boy at the Back
of the Class

The Firework-Maker's Daughter

The Firework-Maker's Daughter


Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River Sea

The Iron Man

The Iron Man


The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Knowledge Organisers

Please click on the pictures below to view the key information for our Science and Humanities units each half term


Autumn 1


Autumn 2


Spring 1



Autumn 1


Autumn 2



Click on the subjects below to reveal links to support classroom learning in each of the units covered this year:

Autumn 1 - Drawing
Drawing (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn 2 - 3D Sculpture
Sculpture (BBC Bitesize)
Exploring Sculpture (Espresso)

Spring 1 - Printing
Printmaking (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 - Food
Food and Farming (Espresso)
Food (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 - Painting
Painting (Espresso)
Painting Portaits (Espresso)
Painting (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 2 - 3D Materials
3D Design (BBC Bitesize)
Simple Machines (Espresso)

Autumn 1 (History) - Ancient Egypt
Egyptians (Espresso)
Ancient Egypt (BBC Bitesize)
Ancient Egypt (Purple Mash)

Autumn 2 (Geography) - The Americas
Let's Explore Florida (BBC Bitesize)
USA Fact File (Purple Mash)

Spring 1 (Geography) - Extreme Weather: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Interactive Natural Disasters Map (Espresso)
Volcanoes (BBC Bitesize)
Earthquakes (BBC Bitesize)
Volcanoes (Purple Mash)
Earthquakes (Purple Mash)

Spring 2 (History) - Crime and Punishment
Romans: Crime and Punishment (Purple Mash)
Anglo Saxon: Crime and Punishment (Purple Mash)
Tudor Punishment (Purple Mash)
Crime and Punishment in Industrial Britain (Purple Mash)

Summer 1 (History) - Vikings
Vikings (Espresso)

Vikings (Purple Mash)
Vikings (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 2 (Geography) - Changes in our Local Environment
Going Green (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Sustainability and Plastics (BBC Bitesize)
Natural Resources (BBC Bitesize)
The Environment (Purple Mash)

Autumn - Health and Wellbeing
Health and Fitness (Espresso)
Keeping Healthy (Espresso)
Conflict (Purple Mash)
Anti-Bullying Week (Purple Mash)
Health and Safety (BBC Bitesize)

Spring - Living in the Wider World
Digital Literacy (Espresso)
Bristol is for me (Espresso)
Community (BBC Bitesize)

Summer - Relationships
Coping with change (Espresso)
Families (Espresso)
Good friend (Purple Mash)
Relationships (BBC Bitesize)
PANTS: The Underwear Rule (NSPCC)

Autumn 1 - States of Matter
Investigating Change (Espresso)
Materials (Purple Mash)
Changing Materials (BBC Bitesize)
Solids, Liquids and Gases (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn 2 - Sound
Sound (Espresso)
Sound (Purple Mash)
Sound and vibrations (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 1 - Animals including Humans
Bodies (Espresso)
Eating, Moving and Growing (Espresso)
The Human Body (Purple Mash)
Health and Growth (Purple Mash)
Skeletons and muscles (BBC Bitesize)
Digestive System (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 - Living things and their Habitats
Classification (Espresso)
Habitats (Espresso)
Life Cycles (Espresso)
The Environment (Purple Mash)
Animals (Purple Mash)
Food Chains and Habitats (BBC Bitesize)
Humans and the Environment (BBC Bitesize)

Summer - Electricity
Electricity (Espresso)
Electricity (Purple Mash)
Electricity and Conductors (BBC Bitesize)
Circuits (BBC Bitesize)