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Year 4 St Josephine  


Welcome to St Josephine!

The class teachers are Mr Craine (Monday to Wednesday) and Mrs Little (Thursday and Friday). Our LSAs are Mrs Kasule (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) and Mrs Lee (Wednesday).

We very much look forward to teaching you all this year. Please do speak to us if you have any questions. You can speak to us in the playground after school or email on year4@stpatricksbristol.org.uk

A message from Mrs Ford:

Thank you for all your kind words, cards and gifts as I say goodbye at the end of term. I will miss you all but I'm sure you'll do brilliantly with your new teacher, Mr Craine. Keep up all the hard work! Happy Christmas and New Year. All best wishes, Mrs Ford


         Mr Craine       Mrs Little                Mrs Kasule      Mrs Lee

PE Kit

Children are asked to wear PE kit on Mondays and Thursdays. PE kit consists of plain black shorts/leggings/tracksuit bottoms, a plain white T-shirt and trainers. A school jumper can be worn in cold weather. Please note no logos or hoodies please.

Spelling tests

Our spelling tests start on Wednesday 13th September, once children have been assessed for their spelling group.  Some children will do the harder spellings but have a target to reach before moving onto learning all 10 or 12 spellings.

Term 1 Red group spellings

Term 1 Green group spellings

Term 1 Blue group spellings

Term 2 Red group spellings

Term 2 Green group spellings

Term 2 Blue group spellings

Term 3 Red group spellings

Term 3 Green group spellings

Maths homework

Maths homework is set on a Monday by Mr Craine and needs to be handed in by the following Monday.

English homework

English homework is set on a Friday by Mrs Little and needs to be handed in by the following Friday.


Please read at home with your child and ask them questions about the books that they are reading.

Club Maths

Please practise at home for the weekly Club maths test on Fridays. In year 4, we work towards the Multiplication Tables Check in June when children are tested on all tables to 12 x 12 with 6 seconds per question.

Times tables teaching sequence

Yearly Overview

Follow the link to see what we will be learning this year.

Curriculum overview 

Important Dates

  • Thursday 21st March - 7pm Stations of the Cross performance. Please be in school by 6:30pm to change.
  • Thursday 28th March - 2:15pm Stations of the Cross performance to the school.


 World Book Day: 

Wow! Well done everyone for your efforts for World Book Day. Your costumes looked great. Here are some photos. To celebrate we read a story around Mrs Little's Book Character and did some fun activities in class!

world book day 2024.pdf