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Welcome to Chestnut Class


This term we have many exciting things planned which I'm sure you will enjoy.


PE will be on Mondays  and Thursdays and both PE kits (indoor and outdoor) will be needed. 


This years Topics are: History of Canals, The Rain Forest,The Romans and Food around the World.



Important dates:



Easter service led by Chestnut Thursday 2nd April

Weekly Update

Monday 10th January 2020


Children will be making their mosaic tiles and their Roman pottery.


It is Chestnut's class assembly on Thursday morning and the robotic workshop on Friday afternoon.


School finishes on Friday and children will be bringing their PE kits home during the week.




Homework this week is on past and present tenses.


Times tables Practise

Children need to know all of the times tables by May 2020. Children now need to be practising all times tables up to 12.

The following links have games that the children can practise these on:



All children need a named water bottle that they can use in class throughout the day so they can get a drink when needed.





Reading at home

Children are expected to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes daily.

School Reading Books are changed on a Tuesday and Friday. Children in Chestnut Class are expected to put their book and diary in the book change box on these days. Please indicate in the reading diary when you have read with your child.   

Weekly Homework

Maths and English Homework are set on alternate weeks.

Homework is set on Friday and due in on following Wednesday.


Please see attached list of words below. These are the spellings that children are expected to learn to spell by the end of Year 3/4.

Times Tables

In Year 4 children are expected to know all the times tables including division facts.


Here are some suggested websites to help you practise:


This term our topic is 'The Romans'.

Suggested websites if you would like to complete some additional research with your child:



Chestnut Class Assembly

Chestnut Class Assembly 1
Chestnut Class Assembly 2
Chestnut Class Assembly 3
Chestnut Class Assembly 4

Packwood house bulb planting


Maths Support


Useful books that you could use to help support your child with numeracy are:


Help your kids with maths by Carol Vorderman

Key Stage 2 Maths, The  Study Book by CPG

Key Stage 2 Maths, Workout Year 4 (available for each year group) by CPG

Key Stage 2 Maths, Targeted Study Book Year 4 (available for each year group) by CPG

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