Welcome to Otters Class!

Year 4

Class Teacher – Miss Glassock

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Shorter

Mrs Sutcliff

Our Topic

Invaders & Settlers!

Our main topic for the next term is ‘Invaders & Settlers’. The children came back from the Easter Holiday bursting with facts and information on Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. It was wonderful to see the amount of effort and work that went into the children’s homework over the holidays.

Over the next term, they will learn even more Invaders & Settlers; learning about their journeys, culture, beliefs and everyday life. To support their learning topic we will be reading Viking Boy by Tony Brandman as our class reader. In addition, we will are also hoping to visit Battle Abbey, in July, to find out more about the end of the Viking era. More information on this will follow.

Physical Education

They will also have PE on a Tuesday afternoon, with this term’s focus being Tennis. On a Wednesday, they will have Football with Miss Glassock.   It is essential that pupils have the correct kit with them so that they can gain the most out of the sessions planned for them.  Whenever possible the children will have PE outside. During the cold weather, please ensure your child brings trousers for PE and a warm layer available as part of their kit for both the top and bottom to cover their t-shirt.

Otters In Action

Homework will be sent out on a Tuesday and will be due in on the following Monday. Homework is carefully explained to the children and they are provided with the opportunity to speak with myself if they are unsure of any aspect with their homework.

Each week the children must complete their;


  • Weekly spellings
  • Multiplication booklets

To replace the Maths is fun booklet, the children are encouraged to access Times Table Rock Stars and complete set tasks on MyMaths. If you have any concerns about your child’s homework, do not hesitate to come and see me at the end of the school day or to arrange an appointment.

Contact Us

Wivelsfield Primary School
South Road
Wivelsfield Green
East Sussex
RH17 7QN

Telephone: 01444 471393
Fax: 01444 471978

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