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Base 10

Welcome to Base 10!


This Year 4 Class are taught by Mrs J Maddock and Mrs S Fryer.




Our Teaching Assistant is Mr I Herring.


We aim to work hard and be kind to one another.



Recovery Curriculum

Every one of our pupils and staff will have been affected, in a variety of different ways, by the events of the pandemic.  It is likely that some of us have experienced at least one of these five identified losses: “of routine, structure, friendship, opportunity and freedom” and that these “can trigger the emergence emotionally of anxiety, trauma and bereavement in any child”. We will continue to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and their families at this challenging time through our Recovery Curriculum; an approach that meets pupils at their current point of need; recognising their strengths to enable them to continue gaining skills and achieving success. The first few weeks at school will certainly address these five losses and support pupils greatly. 


National Curriculum

If you would like to have an idea of what the children will be up to this year, the following link will give you access to the National Curriculum for Year 4. Take a deep breath and dive in! 



In Base 10 we expect to see at least five reading diary entries each week which are rewarded with an entry into the school's Friday book raffle. We promote a big love of reading in Base 10. We hope you love to read with your child at home too. Our class book in September is:





P.E is taught by Mr Trainer the Crossbar coach.  Please send your child's P.E. kit in on a Monday and leave it in school until Friday as there may be other opportunities for physically active sessions throughout the week.


The school P.E uniform consists of a white t-shirt, black or blue jumper/sweatshirt, black or blue shorts/joggers and trainers/plimsolls.  No football kits are allowed. 



Homework helps the children consolidate their learning or prepare for new subjects. It is set on a Friday and must be returned the following Wednesday to be marked by both teachers. 

In addition, the children are given spellings each Friday which they should practise in preparation for a test held the following Friday - these are spellings they have been learning in the classroom during the week. Five of these words are taken from the rule we have been practising that week and five spellings are taken from the Common Exception Words list for Year 3/4. Please find a link to the full list below. 

School starts at 9am be on time