Today we had a few mummies in our class! The children were tasked with making a mummy in three minutes. As you can see some teams had thought about the process.

Sophie L – Birch
Well done!

A Week of Reading

Well done to Year 4 this week for making great improvements with reading. Birch Class were awarded Nicholas Bear for their efforts with Reading Plus and Beech Class have made strides to completing more reading activities.
The school have started their reading reward scheme, which is recognised in Celebration Assembly with those children who have read five or seven times a week having the chance to win a book of their choice.

Amy L – Beech
For descriptive writing.

Year 4 had great fun and got active at the beginning of the week, taking part in Boogie Bounce.
Here are a selection of our bouncers!

Christmas is Here!

Term 2 has been a busy time in Year 4.  There have been sports events, volcanoes, plenty of Maths and writing and the last weeks have been topped up with singing, nativity watching, pantomime and a walk to the church in the rain!


Star of the week this week was;

Jimmy – Beech Class

Mrs. Whitehead and Mr. Almond would like to wish all the children from Year 4 and their families a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.

Please have a very enjoyable festive season and we will see you back to school on January 7th 2019.

Welcome to Birch and Beech


Birch leaf isolated on the white

A big well done to everyone in Year 4 regarding Buster’s Book Club. It is clearly evident that children are reading more every week.

Well done to Birch for winning the Busters Book Club trophy for the most children reading for the week.

Please remember to record your reading on your Buster’s Book Club bookmark or reading log. Failing this parents should tell the teacher verbally if their child has read and for how long.






Year 4 has made significant progress with Times Table Rock Stars and should be very happy with themselves. Well done to Birch for most improved class.

Our current leaders are Lucy (Birch) and Jaiden (Beech) with scores of 1.60 and 1.97 seconds to answer one question.


Congratulations to Chloe from Birch Class for being awarded ‘Star of the Week’ for her excellent effort towards reading.

Excellent progress with Reading Plus across Year 4 this week and over the term as a whole. Lets continue with this attitude.

Well done to Birch who are currently at the top of the leader board. This is a brilliant accomplishment.


Athletics at Marsh Academy

Year 4 participated in Sportshall Athletics at Marsh Academy today in partnership with the Kent Sports Trust.  All the children enjoyed the event and competed with great sportsmanship.

Both teams did extremely well, we were especially pleased with our A Team who received the gold medal.

Welcome to Year 4

All the children are now settling well into their 4th week of Year 4.  It’s great to see attitudes to learning are high and this is also seen with their enthusiasm to complete tasks at home.


Home learning this year will take the form of internet based activities on Reading Plus and Times Table Rockstars.  It is essential that the children complete these daily.  They are both fantastic programs which really boost reading and times table knowledge.


Please speak to your child’s teacher if you have questions about how to log in to these programs.

There are also optional mini projects for the children to complete.  Click on the link to view these.

Homework Term 1


Well done to both children who have been awarded star of the week.

Birch – Rudy

Beech – Eva