Years 3 & 4

MTT PowerPoint

Please Click HERE for more information on what will be taught throughout the year.

SATs & End of Year Assessments

There are optional SATs tests in English and Maths. The statutory SATs take place in Year 6 and these results are reported to the government. In Years 1 – 5, children complete optional SATS and these results, along with teacher assessments throughout the year inform the final judgement. Children also complete a statutory phonics screening test, in Year 1, and a multiplication check in Year 4.


As you can see, we have a packed curriculum. In order to meet all the requirements of the National Curriculum, homework plays a vital part in our year. The children will need a quiet place to complete their work, away from distractions. As a rule, they will have between 15 and 30 minutes every night. All homework will be written down in their homework diaries.If the children need support with their homework it is important that we all support them with it. The children should ALWAYS attempt homework by themselves but should they be struggling or becoming confused please do help them with it. Once again, if there are any problems, please let me know.

Usual Weekly Homework – For a timetable, please look on the MTT PowerPoint


At BWJPS, reading for pleasure is extremely important. To encourage this, we have a reading for pleasure slot every day where we encourage children to read a variety of books. If you wish to help us provide these by generously donating a book to our Y3/4 classroom, you will find our Amazon Wishlist here. 


It is really important that children have all the required equipment in school all the time and that all uniform and PE kit is clearly labelled. It is also important that kit is checked each term to ensure that it still fits and is still suitable for PE lessons.

PE Kit

Outdoor – Navy blue tracksuit, white t-shirt and trainers

Indoor – Navy blue shorts, white t-shirt and black pumps

Other Equipment – Once again please label all equipment and replace it when required.
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Homework folder
  • H.B. Pencils (a packet of 10 with the child’s name on the box)
  • Rubber 2 (both with the child’s name on)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Set of coloured pencils
  • Set of felt tip pens
  • 3 small glue sticks (labelled with the child’s name on)
  • 30 cm ruler, which measures in both cm. and mm. (with child’s name on)
  • Dictionary – Collins new compact dictionary or Collins compact English dictionary or Oxford colour dictionary
  • 2 Pencil cases large enough to colour pencils in one and all other stationary equipment, including the 30 cm ruler in the other. (Keep as basic as possible)
  • A memory stick with your child’s name on (2GB)
  • Activity book (colouring, puzzles) for wet breaks
Please remember that if there is anything you need, do come and see me – let’s work together to make your child’s year in primary school a very happy, rewarding and successful one!
Mr Wilde