Printed copies of any of the documents can be provided on request by emailing

Please email for additional copies of the spellings where required, as these should come home with your child. 

Spellings in Y4 are tailored to the learning goals of the individual. 

Some homework tasks will be added on Google Classroom. Use your emoji password to log in at: and select “Classroom”.

If you’re using a tablet, you might want to download Google slides (free app). Please ask if you do not have your child’s emoji password. Logging in to the Google classroom app should also work (but will require their email to be entered as well).

Read Write Inc. is a popular phonics scheme and the one used here at Layston School. Visit for free resources and to learn more about the scheme and how to support your child’s learning.

Lovemybooks is a great resource to help choose wonderful books to read for all reading levels at Layston School. Please visit for book ideas, as well as creative reading ideas and activities.

Internet matters provides practical tips and advice for parents and carers to create safer online spaces for children. The site has published guidance to help parents understand information relevant to their child’s age and there is advice for safeguarding as well as tips for setting up appropriate controls and filters and offers support to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.

For further detail, please follow this link to visit the online safety area of our school website.