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St Antony's

Catholic Primary School

God is at the heart of our school

Year 4

 Year 4

Miss Miller and Mrs Shanks

Mr Nelson and Mrs Brooks


Important Dates


  • PE days

        4S -  Monday

        4M - Tuesday




We have started our Topic 'The Kingdom of Benin'! We will start to study the book Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe. 



Below are some books that would be useful to read during this Topic: 


African Tales - Gcina Mhlophe and Rachel Griffin.

Africa Is Not a Country - Margy Burns Knight and Mark Melnicove. 

Children of the Benin Kingdom - Dinah Orji

The Kingdom of Benin - Philip Steele (Big Cat book)

Diary of An Edo Princess - Fidelia Nimmons

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - John Steptoe

Be attitudes reading challenge


Be the change you want to see. 

Be healthy. 

Be humble.

Be organised. 

Be considerate. 

Be understanding. 

Be disciplined. 

Be responsible. 


This year we are having another big focus on our be attitudes. Throughout the year try to read 4 books from each be attitude or all of them if you can! When you finish a book, ask your teacher to mark it off. 

Happy reading! :) 

Fancy a challenge? 


Do you love reading? Do you love speaking about the books you've read? Are you looking for book recommendations? 

Try the CBBC book club!


You can write book reviews, enter into book debates and even get recommended a book of the month! 

I can't wait to hear all about it!