Year 4 Curriculum


Welcome to our Year 4 Curriculum Page.

On this page you will find:

  • information about what our children are learning
  • expected standards at the end of the year  in Reading, Writing and Mathematics
  • information about any formal assessments

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Our Learning this Term

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Expectations in Maths

Counting & ordering


Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.

Compare & order numbers beyond 1000.

Compare & order numbers with 2 decimal places.

Read Roman numerals to 100.

Numbers &


Find 1000 more/less than a given number.


Tables & multiples Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 & 1000.

Recall & use multiplication & division facts all tables to 12×12.

Place value & rounding


Recognise Place value  of any 4-digit number.

Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.

Round decimals with 1 decimal place to nearest whole number.




Add & subtract:

o Numbers with up to 4-digits using efficient written method (column).

o Numbers with up to 1decimal place.



Multiply 2 o 3 number by 1-digit

Divide 3-digit by 1-digit

Fractions & percentages


Count up/down in hundredths.

Write equivalent fractions

+/- fractions with same denominator.

Time Read, write & convert time between analogue & digital 12 & 24 hour clocks.

Expectations in Reading

Comprehension and Understanding Give a personal point of view on a text.

Can re-explain a text with confidence.

Prediction, inference & deduction Justify inferences with evidence, predicting what might happen from details stated or implied.


Intonation and Expression Use appropriate voices for characters within a story.


Grammatical Features Identify how sentence type can be changed by altering word order, tenses, adding/deleting words or amending punctuation.
Research Skims & scans to locate information and/or answer a question.

Expectations in Writing

Sentence & text structure


Vary sentence structure, using different openers.

Use adjectival phrases (e.g. biting cold wind).

Appropriate choice of noun or pronoun.



Apostrophe for singular & plural possession.

Comma after fronted adverbial (e.g. Later that day, I heard bad news.).

Use commas to mark clauses.

Paragraphing Use connectives to link paragraphs.
Handwriting Legible, joined handwriting of consistent quality.