Canklow Woods Primary School

Canklow Woods Primary School

Part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust

Wood Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2XJ

01709 828405

Welcome To Class 4

We Are Reading

Viking Boy: 1: Bradman, Tony: 0001406313831: BooksCharlotte's Web: 70th Anniversary Edition (A Puffin Book):  White, E. B., Williams, Garth: 9780141354828: Books

This half term

Class 4 are focussing on writing persuaive brochures to encourge people to visit Sicily and the Italy. Later this term, we will be looking at the Anglos Saxon tale Beowulf and retelling his defeat of the monster Grendel. 

Sicily 2023 | Ultimate Guide To Where To Go, Eat & Sleep in Sicily | Time  OutRegional Italian Cuisine: Sicily        Beowulf: Morpurgo, Sir Michael, Foreman, Michael:  9781406348873: BooksBeowulf: The enduring appeal of an Anglo-Saxon 'superhero story' - BBC News

In Geography, we will be comparing Italy to the UK, looking at the similarties and differences in physical and human features as well as populations and where settlements are located and why. 

In history, we will be exploring the development of Britain from the 4th - 10th century, following the Anglo Saxons and vikings:

  • Why did the Anglos Saxons settle in Britain?
  • How was Anglo Saxon Britain rules
  • What was paganism?  
  • Why did the Vikings carry out raids?
  • How did the Vikings travel to Britain?
  • Where did the Vikings settle and who ruled England at this point in history?


In maths, we are working on using out multiplication facts in a varitey of ways, including multiplying and dividing 2 and 3 digit numbers by and single digit. We will also need our facts for finding the perimeter of shapes, especially when it comes to regular polygons!

We will continue to use TTRockStars twice a week to develop our fluency and prepare for the Times Tables test in June. Here is an up to date class heat map. The red and orange facts are the ones we need towork on as a whole class. 

Key Dates


we have read...


Mary Anning: The Girl Who Cracked Open the World (Paperback) Copyright  2016: Pearson, Debora: 9780328832927: BooksThe Dot (Creatrilogy): Reynolds, Peter H., Reynolds, Peter H. + Free  DeliveryIsh : Reynolds, Peter H., Reynolds, Peter H.: BooksYayoi Kusama Covered Everything in Dots and Wasn't Sorry. : Gilberti,  Fausto: Books

Flood (Fiction Picture Books) : Alvaro F. Villa, Alvaro F. Villa: BooksOnce Upon a Raindrop: The Story of Water: Carter, James, NomocoBug Club Pro Guided Y4 Non-fiction The Death of the Dinosaurs by Herbie  Brennan (Paperback, 2021) for sale online | eBay9780435181253: Bug Club Comprehension Y4 The Song of Sky and Sand 12 pack (Bug  Club Guided) - Davies, Stephen: 0435181254 - AbeBooks

Mountains (World of Wonder) : Guillain, Charlotte, Madden, Chris: BooksWater Cycles (DK Life Cycles): DK: 9780241459461: BooksRoman Diary: The Journal of Iliona, Young Slave (Historical Diaries): Platt, Richard, Parkins, David: 9780763670535: BooksGut Garden: A Journey into the Wonderful World of Your Microbiome :  Brosnan, Katie: BooksFood Chains: Band 14/Ruby (Collins Big Cat) : Morgan, Sally, Collins Big  Cat: Books

The Wizards of Once: Book 1: Cowell, Cressida + Free DeliveryThe Wizards of Once: Twice Magic by Cressida Cowell | Hachette UKThe Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times by Cressida Cowell | Hachette UKVarjak Paw (Varjak Paw, 1): Said, SF, McKean, Dave:  9780552572293: BooksThe Girl Who Stole an Elephant: Nizrana Farook:  9781788006347: Books

I Don't Like Poetry : Seigal, Joshua: BooksThe Promise: Davies, Nicola, Carlin, Laura: 9781406337280:  BooksDave Pigeon: Bookshop Mayhem - World Book Day


Learning at home

Here are the links to some website we will use reguarly:


All links can be found on Google Classroom - Class 4 2022-23 

What are we doing?




Humphrey's Diary