St Ambrose Catholic Primary School

Grow through the love of Jesus

Year 4

Welcome to Year 4.

This half term we are learning:

Maths: Fractions and Decimals.

  • Equivalent fractions
  • Adding and subtracting fractions
  • Calculating fractions of a quantity
  • Recognising tenths and hundredths

English: Traditional Tales

  • Writing Newspaper reports
  • Stories from alternative viewpoints
  • Creating a play script

RE: Jesus, the Saviour

  • Jesus, truly human and truly God
  • Lent
  • Holy Week

Other Subjects:

  • Science: Teeth and the digestive system
  • History/Geography: Roman Britain
  • Computing: Coding
  • Art: Drawing from different view points



Our homework for this half term is:

To continue to practise our times tables and Year 4 spellings. Additional spellings will be sent out on a Monday which will be tested the following Monday.


Year 4 PE is timetabled on Tuesday. This half term we will be doing Gymnastics.

Please ensure your child's PE kit is in school on the above day.

PE kit is white t-shirt, black shorts and pumps / trainers.  During the winter, children may wear black or blue jogging bottoms.

Class Mission Statement

Vision Statement

The children of St Ambrose will grow and learn, following in Jesus’ footsteps and love everyone in our community.


Mission Statement

The mission statement is for everyone who is part of St Ambrose Catholic Primary School.


  • St Ambrose gives a special Catholic education for all in its safe and protected school.
  • We all try our best to do the best possible work.
  • As part of the family of St Ambrose, we work well as a team and are kind to each other in our neighbourhood.
  • We celebrate success in assembly together and work together as good classmates.
  • In our school, we are kind, loving and helpful and follow the school rules.
  • We share our love and faith and share our Holy Communion as a family and on our journey with God.
  • The teachers help all the children to take extra steps and love learning.
  • The teachers help us to learn and achieve our dreams.



We had an amazing day on Thursday 7th March celebrating World Book Day! 

We took part in lots of exciting activities, including a whole school story, hot chocolate and a debate as to whether the wolf, in The Three Little Pigs, was innocent or guilty. Have a look at our pictures below!