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Year 4

Croeso i Dosbarth Teifi




Teacher: Miss Bowen

Class Information:


  • Class starts at 8.45am and finishes at 3.15pm


  • Water bottles containing water to be brought in daily with your child’s name clearly labelled


  • Fruit or vegetable snacks can be brought in for morning breaktime or purchased from the fruit trolley for 30p a day


  • Reading books to be brought in daily and will be changed as necessary


  • Homework is sent out every Monday and is to be completed and returned by Friday.  If there are any problems with the homework please let us know as soon as possible so that we can help


  • PE kits (hyperlink to uniform section) to be worn to school every Tuesday. Ensure kit is appropriate for the weather


  • Label EVERY item of clothing clearly with your child’s name


If you wish to speak with us please make contact via email or ring 01656 815660.

Ms Rowley (headteacher), Mr Richards (Deputy) and Mrs Farmer (Engagement Officer) are also available on the yard at the beginning and end of the day.


Porthcawl Primary Curriculum:


Year 4




R.V.E.- Business and Social 


Ancient History

Human Geography


Autumn 1- Liberating Leaders 

Owain Glyndwr (Mark Drakeford) (CC, D, R 12)

Gandhi   (D, R 14)

Identity and Belonging  (CC, D, R12, 14 )


World History

Physical Geography

Global Goals

Spring 1- Solar Power

China  (D, R ??)

Deserts  ( D)

Affordable and clean energy Goal 

7   (D R 12,24)


Modern History

Country Study


Summer 1 – Black Gold

Coal (CC, D, R36 )

Swansea & Cardiff   (CC D R15 31)

The Journey of Life (CC, D, R14 )









Year 4




Expressive Arts


Forces & Energy



Autumn 2 – Love is in the air

Gravity & up-thrust 


Shakespeare (R29)


Living Things



Spring 2 – Heartbreak Habitats

Habitats  (CC, R 29)

Smoothie – fair trade  (R24)

Elvis – Rock ‘n’ Roll (CC, R29)


Matter & Materials



Summer 2 – Marvellous Mixtures 


Algorithms - Scratch

Helen Elliott/ Rhiannon Davies - Contemporary    (CC, R12 29)


Language, Literacy and Communication


Autumn 1

Spring 1

Summer 1

Leon and the place between

Angela McAllister

Legend of St John’s well (Welsh/ Local)


Monster guide

Jonathan Emmett and Mark Oliver

Range - diary, instructions, newspaper report, playscript, speech, narrative

Range-  information text,

explanatory, narrative

Range- diary, instructions, persuasive, complaint, narrative adventure

Autumn 2

Spring 2

Summer 2

The Snowman 

Raymond Briggs


How to Live forever

Colin Thompson


David Wienser


Range-  setting, diary, recount, alternative scene (narrative)

Range- setting, description, dialogue,

alternative ending, fantasy story

Range- biography, persuasive advert, historical report, newspaper report, discussion text, narrative 


Mathematics and Numeracy


A wide variety of topics are covered including: 



addition and subtraction using 2d numbers

multiplication and division 


using scales in weight, length and capacity

beginning to convert between units of measure



recognise and describe 2D and 3D shapes including simple symmetry


timetables, calendars, Venn and Carroll diagrams, pictograms, bar graph,



Number facts, relationships between numbers and times tables are taught through Big Maths.

The Big Maths scheme covers the 4 aspects of numeracy each day. Children are given number facts known as 'Learn its' to help improve recall of addition and multiplication facts which can then also be used for subtraction and division. 


Hop over to the class gallery page to see samples of work and photographs of our learning.

Dosbarth Teifi Gallery Link





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