6 Feb

Y4 do Online Safety

We started the day by thinking about who are the people who we could go to if we are worried, upset or unsure about anything we see online. These are the 'trusted adults' and could be at home or at school or elsewhere. Everyone made a poster to explain this.

In the afternoon, we looked at how…

11 Jan

Y4 Winter Imagery

In Year 4 this week we have been writing winter poems that focus on the use of similes to create images for the reader. I think you will agree they have done a wonderful job!

10 Jan

Flexible Year 4!

Year 4 had a wonderful session with our visiting Yoga instructor this afternoon. Very relaxing!

4 Jan

Y4 having fun with Tanzii

We had a great start to the new term! The Tanzii TV brothers - Vio and Rio - came to give us a day of fitness and fun!

Year 4 and 5 together in the hall had some challenging exercises to try and some fun moves. 

Our class also had the school champion of flossing! Well done Maxx!

8 Dec

Soundproofing Year 4!

Year 4 spent the afternoon exploring how different materials work as a soundproof lining for blocking loud music - maybe useful for when they are teenagers for their bedrooms!!

The same cereal boxes were used but then lined with a range of different materials. Loud music (on my phone!) was…

30 Nov

Y4 Pitch Perfect

Today in science, Year 4 explored how pitch is created and how sound vibrations change in frequency. We then made different kinds of pitched instruments. A noisy but fun lesson!

23 Nov

Y4 in Anglo Saxon Times

Year 4 had an Anglo Saxon visitor today!

We had a great afternoon listening to stories, re-enacting the invasion of Angles and Saxons, building houses then establishing villages and towns, investigating artefacts, and finally training to be in King Alfred's army! (Evidence on video is HERE!) A…

3 Nov

Y4 Go Bowling

Year 4 explored a different kind of sport today - crown green bowling!

Using targets, the children had lots of time to perfect their technique by working as a team, and then there was a hotly-contested competition to find the first, second and third placed team. We even had a Star Shot of the…

31 Oct

Y4 Explore Roman Lancaster

On a slightly damp Tuesday, Year 4 escaped to Lancaster City Museum to investigate how the Romans lived in and around Lancaster. There was a quiz to find answers hidden around the exhibit, puzzles, and the opportunity to dress as a soldier! We then had a little look around the rest of that part of…

20 Oct

Y4 Making Pasta Sauce

Yesterday, Year 4 completed our DT food unit by making pasta sauce that would be suitable as a nutritious meal for an adult consumer. This involved cutting, chopping and preparing the ingredients that we had taste-tested last week, and then cooking them with pasta and either a tomato or cheese…

17 Oct

Y4 Visit Leighton Hall

We spent a beautiful Autumn day in the lovely surroundings of Leighton Hall today. We spent time learning about how important bees are and the process of pollination, then we spent time in the gardens exploring what was grown. We had a go at making our own 'bees', mini bug hotels and wild flower…

13 Oct

Y4 Play Top Trumps

Year 4 have been looking at food chains and discovering what sort of animals are predators, prey and producers. We made Top Trump cards to think about these characteristics.. and then had fun playing with them!