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Year 4

The Year 4 team are:
Miss Abbott

Class Teacher

Miss Gleadall

Class Teacher

Mrs Gillson

Class Teacher

Mrs Gillson will be teaching Thursday afternoons and Friday.

Miss Riley

Class Teacher

Miss Riley will be teaching on a Wednesday morning.

Miss Szymanska

Teaching Assistant

Miss Szymanska will be working across both Year 4 classrooms.

Mrs Hahn

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Hann will be working across both Year 4 classrooms an a Monday and Tuesday morning.

Mrs Herrett

Teaching Assistant

Mr Marriott

Teaching Assistant

At the start of the term we invited all Year 4 parents in for a welcome meeting. Below you will find the slides from the meeting. 
What an amazing time the children had in Castleton. We started our day exploring Treak Cliff Caverns. The children had many interesting questions and even spotted the resident witch. After lunch, the children went for a nice long walk learning some of the history about Castleton and spotting the geographical features. In the evening, the children enjoyed panning for gems and had a nice relaxing game of bingo. 
In the morning the children went for a walk around the ground and looked for creatures when pond dipping. They then conducted a river study looking at the features of the river.  
World Book Day 2024
In the morning Year 4 visited Reception to share a story with the children. They had a great time reading the children's favorite stories and even had the treat of listening to Miss Riley read on of her favorite stories. 
In the afternoon, both Year 4 classes came together to do PE and World Book Day active activities. The day was then ended together sharing some of our new books that can now be found in the Y4 library. 

Useful information


Our swimming day is Tuesday - the children will swim alternate half terms. 

Group 1 - Spring 1

Group 2 - Spring 2

Children need to wear a swim hat and goggles whilst swimming.



Our PE day is on a Thursday. Children need to come to school in a white t-shirt and blue or black shorts or tracksuit bottoms. Wherever possible we will do PE outside, so layers will be needed in the colder months.

Miss Abbott's class will have PE on a Wednesday during Autumn but will go back to the usual day after the half term.


The children are allowed to bring one healthy snack to eat at morning break - this should only be fruit or vegetables. They do not need an afternoon snack. We ask that only healthy snacks are brought in to school; if unhealthy snacks are brought in we will ask that they are put back in bags to take home. All items must be completely free of even traces of nuts or seeds, due to significant health concerns of other students. Thank you for your support on this important matter.


Children are encouraged to bring a water bottle in to school. We ask that bottles are filled with water only. If your child has a reason that they need something other than water, please speak to a member of the team.