Year 4

Here you will find the latest information, useful information and any other important news regarding Year 4.On the right hand side, you will also find downloadable copies of all the class newsletters; these outline the work your children will be doing in each specific half term.

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Summer 1 Recommended Reading List for Year 4

British Insect by Victoria Munson

Full descriptions of the insects, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat, will help you to recognise which insect is which. The stunning, large colour photographs will help make identification easy. Learn all about the parts of an insect and their amazing life cycle. A fun and simple activity shows you how to make a bug home in which they can hibernate through the winter. Includes information on how to become a nature detective with illustrations, advice and handy tips to find out about protecting nature. Whether in your garden, looking at a pond or visiting your local park or wood, there are a huge variety of fascinating insects and bugs to discover.

 

The Secret Diary of Kitty Cask: Smuggler's Daughter by Philip Ardagh

Fact meets fiction in this thrilling story of 18th century smuggling and intrigue! Kitty Cask is a smuggler's daughter. In the Cornish coastal village of Minnock, Kitty and her family make their living as "free traders" - secretly bringing contraband goods into the country while evading the corrupt Redcoats who work for the King. Kitty isn't supposed to be involved in any of her father's schemes... but she's very good at creeping out at night, and before too long she is caught in the thick of the action - salvaging shipwrecks, staging prison-breaks, and staying one step ahead of the tyrannical excisemen! With an exciting story and brilliant illustrations, and filled with amazing facts and historical trivia, you won't be able to put this SECRET DIARY down!

 

Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Brothers Damian and Anthony didn't mean to get caught up in a botched train robbery. But what would you do if a massive bag of cash dropped from the sky and you had only a few days to spend it before it became worthless? Buy a million pizzas? End world poverty? Not such an easy decision, is it? The boys soon find out that being rich is a mug's game. Not only is the clock ticking, the bank robbers want their money back ...