Totternhoe C.E. Academy

With God’s love, we seek adventure with our minds and find a home for our hearts


Sycamore Class Year 4


Miss Edey & Miss Hood

Sycamore's Class Readers!

Autumn - Curriculum Themes 

HISTORY - InvasionThis project teaches children about life in Britain after the Roman withdrawal. Children will learn about Anglo-Saxon and Viking invasions up to the Norman conquest.


ART AND DESIGN - Warp and Weft - In this project, children will learn about the history of weaving and from this, children will have a go at creating looms and making their own wefts!


DESIGN TECHNOLOGY - Fresh Food, Good Food - In this project, the children will learn about food packaging, how to make healthy snacks and how best to preserve the freshness of good food!

Class Homework


  • Daily reading
  • Daily times tables
  • Weekly spellings to learn
  • Weekly English or maths
  • Fortnightly PSHCE/Computing/Art/DT/Science/RE/PE etc.

Please upload a picture of completed homework to ClassDojo.

Autumn Homework Grid (Foundation Subjects)

Home Learning Support

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Useful Information

PE is on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please ensure your child wears their named, correct PE kit t school on these days, that earrings are not worn and long hair is tied up.

The children have access to their water bottles in the classroom during the day. Please ensure that your child has a named water bottle in school which is taken home regularly to be washed.


Your child is welcome to bring in a snack of fruit or vegetables each day. 

Reading books are your child's responsibility and they will be responsible for changing their own book. Please ensure they record the date, title of the book and a sentence explaining the last event that occurred in their reading book. Here an example for further guidance with this:


E.G.  18.09.23   Varjak Paw

Elder Paw held a family council.