Canklow Woods Primary School

Canklow Woods Primary School

Part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust

Wood Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2XJ

01709 828405

Class 4

Welcome to our class page. In Year 4, Miss Halder is the class teacher and Miss Bryant and Mrs Tyas are the teaching assistants. We have 30 children in our class who are all happy to be at school, eager to learn and full of excitement for what is to come in Year 4 this year. 

PE Days

We have PE on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. 

Autumn 1 - Invasion skills and Gymnastics

Autumn 2 - Dance 


Our swimming lessons will start on Monday 6th December and these lessons will take the place of our PE lessons. The last swimming lesson will be 21st March 2022. 


Children will have a clarinet lesson every Thursday from Miss Hathaway. They are doing brilliantly so far. 

Y4 Long Term Planning 21/22


Where does tap water come from? - water cycle, different states of matter, the water system and rivers. 

From the teeth to the toilet - human teeth, food chains and the digestive system.

What impact did the Romans have on Great Britain? - trade links, settlements and landscape of Rome in the past and present. 

What parts are needed for an electrical circuit to work? - experimenting with circuits, the history of and science behind electricity.

How do natural disasters occur? - earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, humans’ negative impact on Earth.

Who won the battle, the Vikings or the Anglo-Saxons? - Britain’ s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots, Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle to the time of Edward the Confessor.

What is a hedgehog without a hedge? – why certain animals and plants live in particular habitats and their adaptations, environmental change and food chains. 

Our Class Book

From November, we will be reading My Friend Walter by Michael Morpurgo.

In autumn 1, we read Nim's Island by Wendy Orr.

Important Dates

Thursday 30th September - School Disco 

Tuesday 5th October - Y4 visit in school from Ewden Water Treatment Works 

Wednesday 20th October - Y4 fire safety talk

October half term - Friday 22nd October

Tues 23rd Nov - Thackray Medical Museum

6th Dec - 21st March - Swimming every Monday afternoon for 12 weeks

Friday 17th December - Christmas Party Disco (during the school day)

Our School Councillors

This year our school councillors are Rose and Charlie who are both doing a fantastic job of having a positive impact on our school already.