Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

Working Together And Achieving More

01924 367396

St George's Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8AA


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Year  4 


This year all our classes are named after plants. 


Tulip Class

Mrs E Brandwood-Wilson

Mrs L Wallace (TA)

Mrs L Harris (TA)


Crocus Class

Miss E Seaman

Mrs Welsby (TA)

Miss C Marshall (TA)


Lavendar Class

Miss Patel 

Mrs K Osborne  (TA)

Mrs R Ridge (TA)



Autumn 2

This half term Year 4 will be completing a geography unit about ‘Rivers and Mountains.’ Pupils will learn about famous rivers and mountains from around the world as well as learning about the features of a river and why settlements originally lived by rivers. Pupils will also have the opportunity to improve their map skills by learning how to use an atlas and how to plan a journey.

Our artist this half term is George Seurat who is famous for his use of pointillism. Pupils will use this technique to create a print design. They will also learn how to print onto different materials using different techniques.

In computing, pupils will learning how to be a meteorologist. They will learn how a weather forecast is based on data. They will use weather data collected to create their own tables and graphs in order to produce their own weather forecast.

Our theme is ‘Relationships’ We will be focusing on the question ‘How do we treat each other with respect?’ We will look at how to be polite and courteous and how our behavior can affect themselves or other people. Pupils will learn about their own rights and responsibilities. They will learn about how to respond to inappropriate behaviour and how to report any concerns they have form unwanted physical contact and behvaiour.

This half term our topic is Sound. Children will learn how sounds are made using various sounds are made. They will learn how we can affect the pitch and volume of a sound.  They will also learn how sound travels to our ears.

During RE lessons, pupils will continue to learn about ‘What it means to be a Hindu in Britain today.’

In French this half term, pupils will learn to take part in a basic conversation in French by asking questions such as a persons age, name and favourite colour.