Coates Primary School

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Nightingales – Year 4

Welcome to Nightingales Class!


Hello, I'm Mrs Penney and I am very excited to be teaching Year 4 this year. We have lots of fun and interesting topics ahead of us! I am the Music and History lead and this will be my ninth year at Coates Primary School. I love to sing and play the piano and also love sewing in my spare time. I also love to spend lots of time with my family. 

In Year 4 our topics we will cover are 

Autumn 1- Ancient Greece

Autumn 2- France

Spring 1- Roman Britain

Spring 2- Life as a Raindrop

Summer 1- The History of the Fens

Summer 2- 'Mountains

Useful Information


  • PE days this term will be on Wednesdays and Thursday. We will be starting swimming on the week commencing 11/9/23.
  • Children are expected to read regularly and bring their reading book and diary to school every day.
  • Homework is uploaded to Google Classroom every Thursday and is due in on Tuesday. 
  • Spellings are uploaded to Google Classroom every Thursday and your child will be tested on these the Wednesday after they have been set.
  • If your child is having a school dinner then please share the different options available to them so that they know whether they are having the meat, vegetarian, jacket potato or pick 'n' mix option.
Below are some links to websites that are really useful to use throughout the year:

Thank you for your ongoing support,

Mrs Penney